2020 MTA Fall Conference — Virtual Event!
Register Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

 Export to Your Calendar 9/30/2020 to 10/1/2020
When: September 30-October 1, 2020
Where: Virtual Event
United States
Contact: 651-291-7311

Online registration is available until: 9/30/2020
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

MTA Fall Conference

September 30-October 1, 2020 | Virtual Conference

MTA Fall Conference is going Virtual!

MTA is excited to pivot its Fall Conference to a 2-day virtual event!  We proudly continue to present outstanding panelists and speakers who deal with the issues critical to the telecommunications community, especially in a time of uncertainty and change.

At the MTA Fall Conference, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with and learn from decision makers and influencers that represent a cross-section of the Telecommunications industry. We have a great selection of speakers and topics, including Cyber Security, Ransomware, COVID-19 in the Workplace, Pandemic Success Stories, and everything in between.

MTA has also updated our sponsor offerings to create an engaging experience for our supporters. Check out our new options to participate at the MTA Fall Conference.

Why attend the MTA Fall Conference?

  1. Educational Sessions – the MTA Fall Conference has excellent educational opportunities within the Telecommunications Industry.
  2. Network with your peers and meet new colleagues.
  3. Connect with vendors and companies all over the state of Minnesota and even into the neighboring states.


Register Online | Download Registration PDF | Agenda | Rates | Sponsorship | Policies


Wednesday, September 30, 2020

1:00-1:05 pm

Welcome, Bill Eckles, BEVCOMM, MTA Board Chair

1:05-1:45 pm

Federal Regulatory Update, Monty Morrow, Nuvera-Moderator; Tom Campbell, Olsen Thielen;, Jerry Burmeister, ITCI; & Larry Thompson, Vantage Point Solutions

1:45-1:55 pm


1:55-2:25 pm

Office of Broadband Development Update, Angie Dickison, Office of Broadband Development

2:25-2:35 pm


2:35-3:20 pm

Legislative Panel, Cam Winton, Dorsey-Moderator; Rep. Rob Ecklund (invited); Senator Torrey Westrom (invited)

3:20-3:30 pm


3:30-4:00 pm

Case Study: Ransomware Attack, Kevin Beyer, ACIRA

4:00-4:10 pm


4:10-4:50 pm

Cyber Security & You, Jake Anderson, Bevcomm-Moderator; Darren Djernes, Garden Valley Technologies; Blake Griffen, CNE; Eric Wilkens, Arvig

Thursday, October 1, 2020

8:30-8:50 am

Safety Program Update, Brent Christensen, MTA

8:50-9:00 am


9:00-9:30 am

HUBB Reporting, Roxi Hacker, ITCI; Josh Anderson, Olsen Thielen

9:30-9:40 am


9:40-10:20 am

STIR/SHAKEN Update, Stacy Graham, Inteliquent

10:20-10:30 am


10:30-11:00 am

COVID-19 in the Workplace, Tom Revnew, Seaton Law

11:00-11:10 am


11:10-11:50 am

Pandemic Success Stories, Shelly Geerdes, Pinnacle Marketing Group- Moderator; Kristi Westbrock, CTC (invited); Glenn Zerbe, Nuvera; Brian Bissonette, Paul Bunyan Communications

11:50 am- Noon

Wrap Up, Brent Christensen, MTA



Registration Rates

(on or before 8/31)

(after 8/31)







Become a Sponsor

Maximize your company's exposure to the MTA membership at the 2020 Fall Conference.

>> Sign up to Sponsor

Thank you to our current sponsors!



Calix logo

inteliquent logo

National Information Solutions Cooperative

Olsen Thielen logo



702 Communications logo


ComTech-Leavitt Insurance Services, Inc




Telcom Construction


Tel Rep Marketing




Innovative Systems


Interstate Telcom Consulting, Inc.




MACC (Mid America Computer Corp.)


Telcom Insurance Group


Vantage Point Solutions



Mega Hertz


>> View the MTA event policies here.

Cancellation Policy: With online cancellation notice received by September 23, 2020, you will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative charge. Cancellations after September 23 are non-refundable. Notices of cancellation must be submitted online to the MTA office. No-shows will not receive refunds.

Registration Information: Online registration requires credit card payment; MTA accepts American Express, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. If you want to pay by check, please use this form. Payment is required prior to the event. MTA will not allow participation in this event if there is an outstanding receivable to client.

To edit your registration, please contact MTA at office@mnta.org or 651-291-7311.

Please do not email forms with credit card information. To protect your data and to comply with PCI standards, the MTA office will not accept emailed credit card information. Pay by registering online, phone, or fax only.

Active Members

Copyright © 2020 Minnesota Telecom Alliance, Inc. All rights reserved.