Hear about progress and challenges in building a stronger infrastructure for

broadband in northern Wisconsin at the Tuesday, Feb. 27 meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network in Ashland.

This Tech Council Innovation Network event is in partnership with the Ashland Area Development Corp. and the Bayfield County Economic Development Corp., both of which are regional economic development groups. It will be held at the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College’s Ashland campus, 2100 Beaser Ave., conference rooms 306-307.

Registration, networking and hors d’oeuvres start at 5 p.m. and the presentation at 6 p.m. The cost is $10. Click here to register.

Angie Dickison, Wisconsin state broadband director, will outline emerging broadband strategies across northern Wisconsin. Tom Still will discuss the Wisconsin Technology Council’s longterm advocacy for broadband and will moderate as panelists discuss examples of progress and their hopes for the future. Panelists are:

• Jason Douglas, CEO, Memorial Medical Center and president of the Ashland Area Development Corp.

• Jeff Lee, director of operations, Norvado

• Chuck Porter, managing partner/owner, Superior Sauna & Steam

“We’re pleased to plug into examples of progress in northern Wisconsin and to offer a glimpse of what’s yet to come for broadband development,” said Still, president of the Tech Council.