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INCA Seminar - Transforming Rural Broadband: Innovative Projects, Innovative Communities

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Chaired by Liz Harrison of Kent County Council, at this seminar you will hear from Chris Townsend, head of BDUK about plans to reach the most challenging locations for superfast broadband. INCA member companies are active in many of these areas delivering high speed fibre, wireless and satellite solutions.

This is your opportunity to get the latest info on their projects, the technologies involved and innovative approaches to funding.

The pond in the Kent village of GoudhurstSpeakers include:

  • Matthew Hare - Gigaclear
  • Andy Conibere - Callflow Solutions
  • Rob Leenderts - MLL Telecom
  • Mike Locke - Satellite Internet
  • David Cullen - ITS Technology Group
  • Michael Armitage - Broadway Partners
  • Mike Kiely - The BitCommons
  • Simon Staddon - Cambium Networks

If you are a local authority officer involved in broadband procurement, an operator wanting to learn more about the BDUK process or a representative of a rural community aiming to improve your broadband services, this seminar is for you.

Before the seminar you can see one of the most innovative local schemes in action with a study tour to the beautiful Kent village of Goudhurst. (photo of Goudhurst village pond © Brian Bailey, licensed under a Creative Commons licence).

The current draft programme is available to download here.

10:00 – 12:00    Study Tour – The Goudhurst Project, Kent
13:00 – 14:00    Seminar Registration and Buffet Lunch, The Village Hotel, Maidstone, Kent.

The seminar is scheduled to run from 14:00 until 17:15 and will be followed by a drinks reception.


Delegate fees are just £50 + VAT per person, with a small number of free places available for unfunded projects as usual. Click the 'Register' button above or below to register for this event.

If you would like to apply for a free place for this event, please send email to letting us know why you need a free place.

We do have access to special rates for anyone wanting to stay overnight at the Village Hotel in Maidstone. To access these please contact us at via email at with your requirements.

Event Details

October 29th, 2014 10:00 AM  to  5:15 PM

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The Village Hotel
Castle View
Forstal Road
ME14 3AQ
United Kingdom
£70 plus VAT = £84

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