Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference November 30 in San Francisco, Calif.

Mayor Richard'€™s speech, “Wired and Inspired to Compete in the Flat World,” will look at what Fort Wayne is doing to use technology and innovation to promote private investment and improve the quality of life for residents.

Fort Wayne is a technology leader,” said Mayor Richard. “We look forward to sharing our successes. Fiber-to-the-premises and broadband technology enhance services for residents as we use innovative techniques to attract jobs and businesses to our community.”