Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the Community/Muni Broadband Solutions Summit July 18 in Chicago, Ill.

Mayor Richard will discuss how fiber-to-the-premises and broadband technology can help solve community challenges and improve services.

The conference is hosted by the Public Technology Institute (PTI). Earlier this year, PTI recognized Mayor Richard with a 2006 Tech Leader Award for being a leader in using technology to improve government services for residents.

PTI is a national, non-profit technology research and development organization based in Washington, D.C.