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NYSTA 100th Annual Conference and John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament

  • 29 Sep 2021
  • 01 Oct 2021
  • Gideon Putnam Hotel, Saratoga Springs, NY


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  • This registration is if you are only attending the event at the Hall of Springs. There is no charge, other than the cost of dinner.

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NYSTA 100th Annual Conference
    September 29-October 1, 2021

September 29th - Wednesday

8:30-10:15 am - NYSTA Board of Directors Meeting

12:00 - Box Lunch for Golfers at the Saratoga Spa Golf Course

12:15 - Shotgun Start - Golf at Saratoga Spa Golf Course

Sponsored By:   (Lunch Included)

6:30 - 7:30 pm - Awards Dinner Reception, Sponsored By JSI

7:30 - 9:00 pm - Awards Dinner

Sponsored By: T-Mobile Accessibility, New York Relay

September 30th - Thursday

(Dress for the Meeting is Business Casual)

7:00 AM - Breakfast & Registration Available

8:30 AM - NYSTA Business Meeting:

Chairman’s Report – Jim McCarthy

President’s Report – Bob Puckett

Treasurer’s Report – Mark Evans

Inspector’s of Election Report – Don Bramley, Margaretville Telephone

Committee Recognition – Jim McCarthy & Bob Puckett

ITPA Scholarship Awards, Leslie Irwin

9:30 am-  Shirley Bloomfield, CEO, NTCA

10:15 am Break with the Associate Members -View Tabletop Displays

Sponsored By:

10:45 am - Jonathan Spalter, President & CEO, US Telcom

11:30 Drone Industry – Where is it going & what are the impact on Broadband

Moderator: TBD

Panelists: George W. Davis, Matt Kronqvist from NSCION Technologies

Ken Stewart, CEO of Nuair Alliance

Roger Rutherford – Big Rock Technologies

12:15 Lunch 

Sponsored By: Goldfield Telecom

1:00 Economic Development & Broadband – Tori E. Riley, Vice President - Saratoga Economic Development Corp.

1:45 Reaching New Heights – Alan Mallory, New Heights Consulting – Keynote

Sponsored By:

2:30 Coffee Break with Vendors - Sponsored By:

2:45 Reaching New Heights - Cont'd

3:15 Associate member engagement 

6:00 Annual Banquet Reception - Hall of Springs – Sponsored By: Latitude

7:00 Annual Banquet Sponsored By: Verizon

8:00 Remarks from Jim McCarthy

9:00 After Dinner Gala – Gideon - Sponsored By: Ontario & Trumansburg Tel. Cos.

Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 - A Look into the Past/Present & Future Roundtables

8:30 A look into our Past

Moderator: Paul Griswold, Ontario & Trumansburg Tel Cos.

Panelists: Bob Wrighter, Sr., Hancock Tel

Harley Ruppert, Newport Tel.

Bruce Bohnsack, Germantown Tel.

Doug Hinkley, Margaretville Tel.

Sonny Sawney, NYS Access Settlement Pool

9:30 A Look at Where we are a/k/a Regulatory Roundtable - Sponsored By: Bush & Germain

Moderator: Bob Puckett, NYSTA

Panelists: Bob DeBroux, Consultant

Brian Ford, Director of Industry Affairs, NTCA

Steve Meltzer, President, JSI

10:45 Coffee Break Sponsored By:

11:00 A Look to the Future Roundtable

Moderator: Eric Kreckel, Chazy & Westport/Westelcom

Participants – Patrick Muldoon

Bob Gnapp, NECA

Aden Crimmins, Student

Noon Closing Remarks & Door Prize Drawing Sponsored By: 

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