While our in-person TechConnect event was unfortunately canceled this year, we are excited to be providing several of our planned sessions for our members. Browse the sessions we have planned over the next few months, and register below for the ones you'd like to attend!

Oct 5 - 11:00 AM ET

10 Insights to Improve Grid Resiliency Learned from the Costly Extreme U.S. Weather Events of 2020-2021

Audience: All Electric Coops - Watch this informative webinar on affordably achieving resiliency based on 10 insights gained from the 2020 Hurricane Season and 2021 Winter Storm Uri. See how electric cooperatives across the U.S. were impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, and even the record-breaking Winter Storm Uri, the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, which caused 5.2 million homes & businesses to lose power and $200 billion in damages.

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Oct 13 - 1:00 PM ET

Rural Electric Cooperative Smart Grid Benchmarking Report

Audience: All Electric Coops - Join us as NRTC'S Ted Solomon and CFC review the results of the 2021 Smart Grid Benchmarking Survey, capturing feedback from dozens of coops on how technologies are enhancing electrical grids to delivering value and savings to rural communities.

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Oct 21- 2:00 PM ET

Prepare for Broadband Funding Opportunities

Audience: All NRTC Members - We're experiencing an unprecedented surge in opportunities for grant money to build and enhance rural broadband capabilities. Learn about current programs, common requirements for proposal submissions, how to engage with your state and local governments, and ways to best prepare to take advantage to create a better life for your community.

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Oct 26 - 11:00 AM ET

Learn How to Run Your Broadband Business More Efficiently with NRTC's Operational Intelligence Platform

Audience: All Broadband Providers - As a broadband provider, you have access to a huge amount of data from a variety of sources. Capturing, correlating, analyzing, and taking action on this data can be a significant challenge. Join NRTC Managed Service's CTO, Chris Beatson, as he gives a preview of the new Operational Intelligence platform and demonstrates how to transform your data into meaningful, actionable information to run your business more effectively and create an improved customer experience. Information will be provided on how to apply for NRTC’s pilot program.

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Oct 28 - 11:00 AM ET

New Perspectives on Cyber Threats: Policies, Protection and Insurance

Audience: All NRTC Members - In recent years, cyber threats have expanded exponentially. Ransomware, spear phishing, and other sophisticated attacks have become widespread, and any business can be a target. Join NRTC on October 28 at 11:00 AM Eastern as we welcome guest experts from NTCA, Telcom Insurance Group, and CyberESI to discuss the current threat and regulatory landscapes, actions you can take, and how to protect yourself and stay informed. 

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Nov 4 - 3:00 PM ET

Private LTE Webinar for Electric Coops

Audience: All Electric Coops - Private LTE has the potential to help Electric Coops save money and streamline their businesses. Join NRTC's Joe Walsh as he shares his decades of expertise on ways pLTE can enhance and transform Electric Coops' businesses.

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Nov 9 - 11:00 AM ET

Private LTE Webinar for Broadband Providers

Audience: All Broadband Providers - Private LTE has the potential to help Broadband Providers save money, streamline their businesses, and possibly even add a lucrative new revenue stream. Join NRTC's Joe Walsh as he shares his decades of expertise on ways pLTE can enhance and transform Broadband Providers' businesses.

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Dec 3 & 9 - 11:00 AM ET

Breached! Virtual Wargame

Audience: All NRTC Members - In an environment where cyberattacks continue to grow in frequency and sophistication, it is no longer a question of if, but when your organization will become a victim. NRTC is co-sponsoring this NTCA wargame designed for C-Suite, IT and security professionals at small broadband companies, you will receive intelligence briefings, collaborate with peers, confront challenges derived from real-world incidents, and address the complex decisions and trade-offs broadband companies would face during a major cyber event. You will be exposed to a series of issues related to cyber incident response, crisis management, ransom negotiation, strategic communications, brand reputation, regulatory compliance and enterprise-wide risk management.

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