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2011 NYSTA -TANE Issues Forum

  • 24 Feb 2011
  • 8:30 AM
  • 25 Feb 2011
  • 12:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY


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Issues Forum Postponed Until February 24 - 25, 2011


Thursday, February 24, 2011

Dave Niles Presiding

8:30-9:30 am  The FCC's USF and ICC reform NPRM - What does this mean for the RLEC industry?

Glenn Brown, McLean & Brown,

Rural Alliance

9:30-10:30      Stimulus Panel

                          Tom Murray, Manager of State Government Affairs, TDS

                      Phil Wagshal, SLIC Networks

                           Andy Hinkley, Manager, Cornerstone Communication

10:30-10:45        Break

10:45-11:15       Time's Up! IPV6 is Here

                              Jon Brown, Vantage Point Solutions

11:15-12:00      Over the Top Video

                             Bill Trelease, Delhi

                        Ian Meletios, Conklin-Intracom 

12:00-12:45       Lunch

Afternoon Session: - Dave Putney Presiding

12:45-1:30   Municipal Networks

                   Dave Wolfe, Development

                    Authority of the North Country

1:30-2:15      Smart Grid: Network  

                        Partner?  Customer? or  


                   Ed Reinfurt, NYSTAR

2:15-2:30     Break

2:30-3:30    FCC and State Regulatory Perspective An update on Recent FCC Rulings, the Washington Political Landscape and State Regulatory initiatives impacting our industry

                 Ben Sanborn, Telephone Assn of Maine

                 Lawrence Freedman, Esq.

3:30-5:00     Regulatory Round Table

                      Moderator: Bob Puckett


                       Ben Sanborn, Esq., Telephone Association of Maine

                       Lawrence Freedman, Esq., Edwards, Angell,  Palmer & Dodge, LLP

                       Tom Moorman, Esq., Woods & Aitken

                       Mike Reed, Maine State President, Fairpoint Communications

5:30-7:00 PM  Reception in Bookmakers Lounge

Friday, February 25, 2011

Steve Head Presiding


8:15-8:45   Fairpoint – Looking to the Future

                     Mike Reed, President, Fairpoint Maine

8:45 am      Who’s in Control of the Network?

        Tom Murray, Manager of State Regulatory Affair, TDS

         Steve Head, President, Head Networks

9:15-10:00   Ethernet Services and Wireless backhaul

                  Ken Gold, ADTRAN


10:15-10:30 Break

10:15-11:00   Alternative Technologies - RFOG and DOCSIS in the deployment of Triple Play services, Versus GPON and Active Ethernet in FTTX Network,Fritz Amt & Kitty Corcoran, Commscope 

10:30-11:00  11:00-12:00 Technical Roundtable –   

                   Steve Head, Moderator

                   Bill Trelease, Delhi

                           John Brown, Vantage Point Solutions

                           Bob Ashley, Fairpoint

Noon  - Closing Remarks

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