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2019 IBTA Annual Convention

June 4 @ 8:00 am - June 6 @ 5:00 pm

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IBTA ANNUAL CONVENTION

JUNE 4TH-6TH

FRENCH LICK RESORT

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Thank you to our Sponsors!!!

ADTRAN

Berry-It

CALIX

Communications Data Group

Electricom

Finley Engineering

Intelligent Fiber Network

Innovative Systems

JSI

Mapcom

Metaswitch

Mid State Consultants

NECA

New Lisbon

Power & Tel

Riazzi Rhyne & Swaim Investment Group

Ribbon Communications

Smithville Communications

Telcom Insurance Group

Toly Digital

VantagePoint Solutions

Yates Engineering

 Agenda

June 4th

10:00am     Registration

11:00am     TelPAC Golf Outing

5:00pm       Electricom Welcome Reception/Tabletop Showcase

                             Guest Speaker,  Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch

June 5th

7:30am       Registration

8:15am       First General Session, Bill Soards, AT&T, Chairman Presiding

                   CALL TO ORDER, John Koppin, IBTA President

8:15am       Federal Broadband Mapping Project, Richard Rousselot, CenturyLink

8:45am       Broadband Priorities, Jeff Quyle, Radius

9:15am       Broadband Testing Requirements (Panel)

                        Justin Wolf, ADTRAN

                        Michael McCalpin, CALIX

                        Nathan Weber, VANTAGE POINT

10:15am      The Changing Face of Federal Broadband Funding, Steve Meltzer, VP, JSI

10:45am      Washington Scene Panel

                         Mike Romano, VP, NTCA The Rural Broadband Assc. 

                         Eric Keber, WTA   

11:45am        Adjournment

12:00pm        (Option 1) Golfers’ Luncheon & Tournament  Don Ross Golf Course

                      (Option 2) Non-Golfers’ Luncheon (TBA)

6:00pm          Reception

6:45pm          Banquet & Suppliers Entertainment Night

                       “A Night Under the Stars”

8:00pm          Announcements/Presentation of IBTA Awards & Tournament Prizes

8:30pm          Entertainment

9:00pm          Dessert Buffet

June 6th

8:00am         Registration

8:30am         IBTA Annual Meeting,

                         Bill Soards, AT&T, Chairman Presiding

9:00am         Second General Session,

                         Joe McCarter, Rochester, 1st Vice Chairman Presiding

9:00am         Legislative Panel

                         Senator Mark Messmer, District 48

                         Representative Ed Soliday, District 78

9:30am         Networking Break

9:45am         Recruiting for the Tech/Communications Industry

                          Jacob Shaffer, Account Manager, TEK Systems

                      Retaining Tech Talent in Today’s Workplace

                           Emplify Representative 

10:45am        Indiana Rural Broadband Grants

                         Scott Rudd, Director of Broadband Opportunities

                       New Federal Broadband Funding Options

11:15am        Technical Training for Indiana Companies

                           Jesse Allen, Instructor, Lincoln Trails College

12:00pm         Luncheon/Adjournment

Details

Start:
June 4 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 6 @ 5:00 pm