Intelligent Communities and the Intelligent Community Summit  Utilizing Broadband Communication for Economic Prosperity Sp...
The Broadband Paradox <ul><li>Broadband communications have allowed towns in the most remote locations to connect globally...
Intelligent Communities <ul><li>Intelligent Communities (IC) are those towns, cities, regions, states, and nations that ha...
Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) <ul><li>Created in 2001 to study the economic and social development of the 21 st  centu...
Intelligent Community Indicators <ul><li>The Intelligent Community Forum has identified five key indicators of successful ...
Importance of Knowledge Worker <ul><li>In the broadband economy, knowledge is the only natural resource-even in resource b...
Intelligent Communities of the Ark-La-Tex, Inc. (ICALT) <ul><li>501c3s chartered in three states by CDC in 2008 to address...
ICALT “Preparing Locally – Competing Globally” Summit <ul><li>Summit Dates:  July 21-23, 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reveal...
Agenda and Meeting Schedule <ul><li>“ Reveal Luncheon” on Wednesday, July 21 st   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Beginning at 11:00...
Not A Single Event, A Beginning <ul><li>This summit is the beginning of an effort for the Ark-La-Tex, and communities with...
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  1. 1. Intelligent Communities and the Intelligent Community Summit Utilizing Broadband Communication for Economic Prosperity Sponsored by Intelligent Communities of the Ark-La-Tex, Inc., A Subsidiary of The Coordinating and Development Corporation Intelligent Communities and the Intelligent Community Summit Utilizing Broadband Communication for Economic Prosperity Sponsored by Intelligent Communities of the Ark-La-Tex, Inc., A Subsidiary of The Coordinating and Development Corporation, and The City of Shreveport, Louisiana
  2. 2. The Broadband Paradox <ul><li>Broadband communications have allowed towns in the most remote locations to connect globally </li></ul><ul><li>It has also linked major economic centers, making every worker exposed to wage and skill competition from every other worker in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Those communities that develop strategies to take advantage of communications technology to adapt to the broadband economy, develop skills of their people, and collaborate with others to create win-win innovation, will succeed—some already have </li></ul>
  3. 3. Intelligent Communities <ul><li>Intelligent Communities (IC) are those towns, cities, regions, states, and nations that have developed strategies to use broadband technology as an economic and social enabler </li></ul><ul><li>The Intelligent Community Forum, a non-profit dedicated to promotion of IC globally, provides training, advocacy, and recognition </li></ul><ul><li>CDC has incorporated a subsidiary, Intelligent Communities of the Ark-La-Tex, dedicated to development of IC principals throughout the region </li></ul>
  4. 4. Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) <ul><li>Created in 2001 to study the economic and social development of the 21 st century community </li></ul><ul><li>Three major objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Identify and explain the emergence of the broadband economy and its impact locally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Research and share best practices in adapting to the changing economic environment and positioning their citizens and businesses to prosper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Celebrate the achievements of communities that have overcome challenges to claim a place in the economy of the 21 st century </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Intelligent Community Indicators <ul><li>The Intelligent Community Forum has identified five key indicators of successful IC development: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Broadband Connectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Knowledge Workforce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Digital Inclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Marketing and Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These provide a framework and assessment as communities work to build prosperous local economies in a global broadband economy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Importance of Knowledge Worker <ul><li>In the broadband economy, knowledge is the only natural resource-even in resource based places </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Workforce—All workers understand the broadband economy and their role in it </li></ul><ul><li>Role of Educational Institutions—Develop new strategies to produce knowledge workforce and collaborate to deliver knowledge workforce skills to the entire community </li></ul><ul><li>All Ark-La-Tex Institutions of higher learning are being asked to participate in the IC process </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Investment Boards play a critical role </li></ul>
  7. 7. Intelligent Communities of the Ark-La-Tex, Inc. (ICALT) <ul><li>501c3s chartered in three states by CDC in 2008 to address the Broadband Paradox in the Ark-La-Tex </li></ul><ul><li>ICALT has established a strong relationship and new partnership with the Intelligent Community Forum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with ICF to develop a Certification Program, the first anywhere , that may be adopted by ICF globally </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New organizational structure being introduced today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Led by five success teams from inter-regional areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Northeast Texas, Southwest Arkansas, Central Louisiana, North Louisiana, and Shreveport-Bossier Metro </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YOU are now the leadership of this organization! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. ICALT “Preparing Locally – Competing Globally” Summit <ul><li>Summit Dates: July 21-23, 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reveal Luncheon & Workshop in Shreveport on 21 st </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City of Shreveport is co-sponsoring, at Convention Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICF Co-founder Robert Bell will deliver the Keynote and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>conduct “Creating the Intelligent Community” workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Special Presentation will be made by International Economic Development Council CEO Jeff Finkle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community visits in Marshall, Ruston, Magnolia, </li></ul><ul><li>Natchitoches, and Bossier on 22 nd and 23 rd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review of workshop, question and answer on Intelligent Communities, and brainstorming with local leaders </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Agenda and Meeting Schedule <ul><li>“ Reveal Luncheon” on Wednesday, July 21 st </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Beginning at 11:00 am, ending at 5:00 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Luncheon, presentations, building the IC workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional Meetings Thursday, July 22 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marshall: 8:30 AM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ruston: Noon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magnolia: 4:00 PM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional Meetings and Wrap-up, July 23 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natchitoches: 9:00 am </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metro and Wrap-up: Noon </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Not A Single Event, A Beginning <ul><li>This summit is the beginning of an effort for the Ark-La-Tex, and communities within it, to implement globally-recognized broadband economy strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent Communities of the Ark-La-Tex, Inc. will provide support and serve as a collaborative “hub” </li></ul><ul><li>Inter-regional teams will coordinate within areas </li></ul><ul><li>ICF will continue to provide guidance, support </li></ul><ul><li>Our Primary Goal : The creation of new & expanded employment and capital formation opportunities in the Ark-La-Tex through global access. </li></ul>
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