2017 MTA Fall Conference
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/5/2017 to 10/6/2017
When: October 5-6, 2017
Where: Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Drive N
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota  55428
United States


Online registration is available until: 10/5/2017
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MTA Fall Conference

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Agenda

Featuring Keynote Speaker Jesse Sulivan, CenturyLink, presenting "Getting Ready for Superbowl 52"

Thursday, October 5, 2018

12:30-1:00 pm

Registration


1:00-1:15 pm

Welcome & MTA Update, Dave Wolf, Gardonville Cooperative Telephone Association, MTA Chair


1:15-2:00 pm

DC Update, Mike Romano, NTCA & Derrick Owens, WTA

1:45-2:15 pm

Office of Broadband Development Update, Danna MacKenzie, Executive Director, MN Office of Broadband Development


2:15-3:00 pm

Telecom Regulatory Panel
Moderator: Monty Morrow, NU Telecom
Panelists: Michelle Rebholz, PUC; Tracy Smetana, PUC; Greg Doyle, MN Dept of Commerce


3:00-3:30 pm

Networking Break


3:30-4:15 pm

Next Stage in the Evolution of Cloud Communications and Managed Services, Fritz Hendricks, CEO, Inteliquent


4:15-5:00 pm

FirstNet is Coming, What Does It Mean for MN Telcos?
Moderator: Jim Walter, 702 Communications
Panelists: Melinda Miller, MN Dept of Public Safety, AT&T


5:00-6:30 pm

Networking Reception


Friday, October 6, 2018

7:30-8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

Choose from the Video Track or OM/HR Track

8:15-9:00 am

Video Track: ATSC 3.0 — What does this mean and how will it affect our business?

OM/HR Track: Change Your Thinking … Change Your Life, Dave Faust, Stonehouse Resources


9:10-9:55 am

Video Track: Data — Who owns it, how to monetize it. Perspectives from legal, technical, and marketing, Scott Friedman

OM/HR Track: Let Go and Get Over It, Dave Faust, Stonehouse Resources


10:05-10:50 am

Video Track: Alternative Delivery Evaluation from NCTC — NCTC has been evaluating the numerious alternative video delivery providers that have emerged recently. Hear about their process and the results

OM/HR Track: Personal/Professional Development & Wellness, Katie Johnson, Lake Region Healthcare


11:00 - 11:45 am

Keynote Speaker: Getting Ready for Super Bowl 52, Jesse Sullivan, CenturyLink


12:00 pm

Adjourn


Registration Rates

Earlybird
(on or before 9/13)

Regular
(after 9/13)

Member

$155

$180

Non-Member

$215

$240


Thank you, Sponsors

Partners

Olsen Thielen

 

Security Coverage

 

Gold

Dakota Supply Group

Finley Engineering

National Information Solutions Cooperative

Telcom Construction

 

Bronze
Innovative Systems LLC
Interstate Telcom Consulting, Inc.

Exhibitors
Innovative Systems LLC
KGPCo
Olsen Thielen CPAs
SecurityCoverage


Sponsorship

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Lodging

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Dr N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

$144.00 single/double per night
Reservation cut off is September 13, 2017
Book your reservation: 1-877-303-1681 or 763-536-8300


Policies

Audio/Video Policy: Registration and attendance at, or participation at association events, constitutes an agreement by the registrant to association’s use and distribution of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Cancellation Policy: With online cancellation notice received by September 13, 2017, you will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative charge. Cancellations after September 13 are non-refundable. Notices of cancellation must be submitted online to the MTA office. No-shows will not receive refunds.

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