• Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
  • Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
  • Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
  • Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
  • Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
  • Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
  • Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
  • Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
  • Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference
Oregon Connections: Onward!
October 28 and 29, 2021 - Ashland, Oregon
See 2021 Slideshow of Conference Highlights and Presentations
Program Information, Oregon Connections

2021 Conference

The Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference drew attendees from all regions of the state to share ideas, experiences and knowledge about telecommunications.

The theme for this year was Oregon Connections: Onward!. The 2021 conference presenters and attendees looked forward as we begin to move beyond a disruptive pandemic.

Topics included a look at the impacts of the pandemic on broadband telecommunications and a look forward at public policy, broadband funding, emerging 21st century schools, libraries, health care systems, digital homes and workplaces, smart/precision agriculture, and smart transportation systems all enabled by communication and information technologies.

The conference featured speakers, panels, group discussions, breakfast - luncheon - refreshments, receptions and more.

Celebrating 25 Years of Oregon Connections, Broadband Special Edition, Southern Oregon Business Journal, October 2021 Celebrating 25 Years of Oregon Connections, Broadband Special Edition
Southern Oregon Business Journal
October 2021

2021 keynote speaker, Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference

When? Oct 28-29, 2021

This year's conference theme was Oregon Connections: Onward!. See program details. See the conference agenda.

See Speakers' Presentations.

Our Thursday Keynote Speaker was:

Jonathan Chambers, 2021 keynote speakerJonathan Chambers,
is a principal at Conexon, a company that works with rural electric membership cooperatives to bring fiber to the home and Gigabit speeds to rural communities.

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Our Friday Keynote Speaker was:

Rey Ramsey, 2021 keynote speakerRey Ramsey,
is the Chairman and CEO of Centri Tech, a company focused on building broadband networks, creating content and creating applications for a social purpose.

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Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites, Ashland, Oregon

Where? Ashland, Oregon

Ashland Hills Hotel Suites, Ashland, OR
The 25th annual Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference was held on Thursday and Friday, Oct 28-29, 2021 at the Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites and Conference Center, Ashland, OR.

Oregon Connections complied with government COVID-19 safety guidance protocols. The Hotel and Conference were committed to the safety of our attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, guests and speakers. Masks were required unless actively drinking, eating or presenting on stage with social distancing in place. Thanks to all for your support.

See who came to the 2021 conference.