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2014 MTA Fall Conference
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10/9/2014 to 10/10/2014
When: October 9-10, 2014
Where: Marriott Minneapolis Northwest
7025 Northland Drive North
Minneapolis, Minnesota  55428
United States

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Thank you, Sponsors






Innovative Systems
Interstate Telcom Consulting, Inc.
NRTC / NeoNova

Badger Communications
Goldfield Telecom



Thursday, October 9, 2014

12:30-1:00 pm Registration
1:00-1:15 pm Welcome & MTA Board Update, Steve Katka, MTA Chair
1:15-2:00 pm MN Office of Broadband Development Update (Invited), Danna Mackenzie, MN Office of Broadband Development
2:00-2:45 pm State Legislative Panel, Senator Matt Schmit & Senator David Hann
2:45-3:15 pm Networking Break
3:15-4:00 pm MN Public Utilities Commission Update, Commissioner Dan Lipschultz
4:00-4:30 pm Governor Candidate Forum (Invited), Jeff Johnson
4:30-5:00 pmJoe Schmit, KSTP-TV
5:00-7:00 pm Networking Reception


Friday, October 10, 2014

7:30-8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:10 am Morning Welcome, Steve Katka, MTA Chair
8:15-9:00 am Video 1 – Open Internet/Net Neutrality – Jeff Clancy, Stinson Leonard Street
IT 1 – Service Provider WiFi, Andy Erickson & Ed Finger, CCI Systems
9:10-9:55 am Video 2 – Life Without Viacom – How Small Operators are Competing as Retrans Costs Become Increasingly Unsustainable, Moderator: Paul Solsrud, Cooperative Network Services, Panelist: Lisa Greene, Arvig; Carrie Kern Taggert, Wikstrom; and Jill Fishbaugher, Harmony
IT 2 – Managed IT Service Offerings, Keith Fotta & Derek Owen, Continuum Managed Services
10:05-10:50 am Video 3 – Retransmission Consent – 2014, Cinnamon Mueller Law
IT 3 – Beyond Microwave – Darryl Minkin, Border States
11:00-11:45 am "Leadership's Greatest Challenge", Rich Chapman
Noon Adjourn

Registration Rates

Register before September 18, 2014 to receive the early bird rate.







Hotel Reservations

Make your lodging reservations today for the Marriott Minneapolis Northwest. Call 1-877-303-1681 or reserve your room online by Thursday, September 18, 2014 to receive the single/double occupancy room rate of $134 (plus tax). When calling, be sure to ask for the MTA Fall Conference rate.

Marriott Minneapolis Northwest
7025 Northland Drive North
Minneapolis, MN 55416



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Cancellation Policy: With written cancellation notice received by September 18, 2014, you will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative charge. Cancellations after September 18 are non-refundable. Notices of cancellation must be faxed to the MTA office at 651-290-2266. No-shows will not receive refunds.

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