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2017 Annual Convention

June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm

REGISTRATION WILL BE CLOSING SOON FOR THE 2017 ANNUAL CONVENTION!! COME BE A PART OF THIS AMAZING EVENT! THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU SOON!!

 

Please click on the link below to register for this wonderful annual event!!

 

https://www.regonline.com/2017ibtaAnnualConvention

 

**Rooms at French Lick have sold out!!! We do have a room a block at the Comfort Inn & Suites, please contact them directly and inquire about the IBTA room block for a special rate! 

 

If you are unable to secure a room at French Lick please contact one of the other hotels located nearby, West Baden, Comfort Suites and Best Western of French Lick.

 

IBTA is excited to share our program below for our Annual Convention. We look forward to sharing sponsorship opportunities soon and cannot wait to see you all in beautiful French Lick! 

Don’t forget to make your company the Star of the Event and be a part of our Sponsorship opportunities!! They are included in registration or you may inquire with Brandi@itainfo.org with any questions regarding sponsorship’s! 

 

98th ANNUAL CONVENTION

JUNE 6-8, 2017

Chair: Bart Bretsch, Yates Engineering

Theme: Connections

TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017

 10am-5pm  Registration
 11am  TelPAC Golf Outing
 5pm-7pm  Welcome Reception & Tabletop Showcase

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017

 7:30am-11am  Registration
 8:15 am  

First General Session

Jim Dauby, Chairman Presiding

 

Call to Order

John E. Koppin, IBTA President

 8:30am  

Keynote

Dusty Johnson, VP Regulatory,

VantagePoint Solutions

 9:00 am  

Cyber Security Panel

JSI Representative

Jeff Nelson, General Council, NISC

 10:00 am  Break
 10:15 am  

Washington Scene

Mike Romano, VP Policy, National Telecommunications Cooperative Association

 10:45 am  

Indiana FirstNet

David Vice, Executive Director, Integrated Public Safety Commission

 11:15 am  Adjournment
 12 pm  Golfers’ Luncheon (option 1)
 12:30 pm  Golf Tournament
 11:45 am  Lunch & Non-Golf Activity (option 2)
 6:00 pm  Reception
 6:45 pm  Banquet/Suppliers Entertainment
 8:00 pm  

 Announcements

Presentation of IBTA Awards

Presentation of Tournament Prizes

 8:30 pm

10:00 pm

 Entertainment

Dessert Buffet

THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017

 8 – 11 am  Registration
 8:45 am  IBTA Annual Meeting
 9:15 am  

Second General Session

Bill Soards,1st Vice Chairman Presiding

 9:15 –  9:45am  

 Legislative Panel

Sen. Mark Messmer

Rep. David Ober

 9:45 -10am  Networking Break
 10 am-  11:15am  

Wireless Panel

Citizens Broadband Radio

Brocade Representative

Rural Wireless Broadband Options

Steve Barnes

New Lisbon Wireless Broadband

WIFI Testing

Utility Sales Representative

 11:15 –  11:45am  

Indiana Office of Technology

Dwand Neeley, Indiana CTO

 12 pm  

Luncheon

Lunch Speaker

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch

 1:15 pm  Adjournment

Details

Start:
June 6 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 8 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

French Lick Resort
French Lick, IN United States + Google Map