Mayor Graham Richard will be a keynote speaker at the Digital City Expo in Washington, D.C. The Mayor will speak at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 3.

Mayor Richard will share his vision of a wired and inspired city for job creation, workforce development and bridging the digital divide.

Mayor Richard will also discuss the upcoming Killer App Conference and Expo to be held April 30-May 2 in Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne was selected because of its commitment to technology and for being one of the first cities in the Midwest to have fiber-to-the-premises broadband services.

Conference attendees will learn how technology can benefit government, business, education, health care, and land development to name a few. The event will also include a Mayor'€™s Summit for elected officials from around the country to see how technology can improve services and the quality of life in communities. To learn more about the conference, visit and 

“Local government must be innovative to attract private investments and retain and gain quality jobs,” said Mayor Richard. “Fort Wayne is a leader in using technology to improve services for residents and businesses.”

Digital City Expo is a conference and forum that addresses technology, economic, legal, and infrastructure issues.