Keynote Speaker - October 31, 2024

Navigating the AI Revolution

Steve Brown, AI expert, Entrepreneur, Futurist & Author

Steve Brown is a leading thinker on AI, generative AI, autonomous agents, digital transformation, the future of work, and how advances in AI will shape the future of business, education, and society. He draws upon decades of experience in artificial intelligence and high tech to advise companies on winning AI transformation strategies.

After a 25-year career at Intel, Steve co- founded The Provenance Chain Network, then worked at DeepMind, Google's AI research lab in London. He now advises AI startups, is a BCG Luminary, and speaks at events around the globe on the future of AI. Steve has delivered keynotes in over 65 cities around the world, spanning 16 countries and 6 continents. His clients include Nike, JP Morgan, Samsung, Comcast, Audi, PepsiCo, and Disney. Steve has been featured on CNN, BBC, Bloomberg, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal and his book, "The Innovation Ultimatum: How Six Strategic Technologies will Reshape Every Business in the 2020s" is a how-to guide on innovation and digital transformation.

He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Micro-Electronic Systems Engineering from
Manchester University and lives in Portland, Oregon. Learn More

The Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference draws nearly 300 attendees from all regions of the state to share ideas, experience, and knowledge about telecommunications.

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

Topics may include the array of available funding programs, state and local community engagement, middle-mile infrastructure, competing technologies, digital equity, digital inclusion, keys to success, managing expectations, and public sector, private sector, and public-private partnership solutions.

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New Dates, New Venue

Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2024
Sunriver Resort, Oregon

Attendee, Exhibitor Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities are now open.


Tentative Schedule Overview. (subject to change)

Wednesday 10/30/24

The day before the conference

OBAC Meeting
NWTA Board Meeting

5:30 PM-9:30 PM
Opening Night Networking Mixer

Thursday 10/31/24

Day 1

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Full Day Conference

5:30PM - 7:30PM
Exhibit Fair and Mixer

 Friday 11/1/24

Day 2

7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
1/2 Day Conference

Be sure to reserve your resort rooms today for a special discounted conference rate before they sell out.

Reserve today at Sunriver Resort - Reservations - Oregon Connections Telecommunications

If you or your company want to book a home/condo please do so through Sunriver Resort’s website or by calling the reservations department directly at 855-420-8206.

Please let them know you're attending the Oregon Connections conference so that we get credit for the room booking.