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Best Minds Conference: Charlotte 2025: The Connected City

  • Queens University of Charlotte 1900 Selwyn Ave Charlotte, NC, 28274 United States (map)

The Best Minds conference is a unique opportunity to listen to, interact with, and learn from some of the best minds in the merging fields of digital media literacy and civic engagement. Taking the lead from Google's "fiberhood" movement, the Knight School is hosting a public conversation with featured keynote speakers to develop a strategic vision for the connected city.

Free to attend, registration required. Register . 

Keynote Speakers: 
Aaron Deacon, Managing Director, KC Digital Drive
E.J. Elgin, Instructional Technology Facilitator, Project L.I.F.T.
John Horrigan, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center
Amy Hawn Nelson, Director of Research, UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center
Erica Swanson, Head of Community Impact Programs, Google Fiber
Keva Walton, SVP Member Engagement, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

Later Event: March 24
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