2008 Summer Convention and Tradeshow

Summer Convention Program Agenda

Sunday, July 13

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.:   Welcome Reception/Tradeshow Opening

Monday, July 14

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.:   Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.:    General Session

  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Chairman’s Address
  • Guest Speaker: Mr. Lorne Abugov, Attorney

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:    Workshops

  • The Yin & Yang of Cost Recovery (Chad Duval, Moss Adams)
  • The Lobby Experience: Invigorate Your Real Estate (Margaret Hines, Inspire Marketing)
  • Delivering Ethernet Solutions (OPASTCO Technical Committee)

12:00 p.m.:    Depart for Golf Tournament

Tuesday, July 15

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.:   OPASTCO Awards Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.:    Forums

  • Selling to the Cell-Phone Only Generation (OPASTCO Marketing Committee)
  • New Revenue Generators (Tomy Issa, Microsoft)
  • The Video Entertainment Future (Madeleine Forrer, NRTC)

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.:    Forums (repeat)
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.:    Tradeshow and Luncheon
Evening:    FRED Event

Wednesday, July 16

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.:   Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:    General Session

  • Welcome
  • FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein
  • USAC Audit Panel
  • Keynote Speaker: Todd Buchholz
  • Fireside Chat with Keith Oliver and John Rose

12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.:    Roundtables

  • Employee Engagement as a Strategic Advantage (Derrick Nielsen, Allen, Gibbs and Houlik)
  • Got Spectrum? Now That You Have It, How Do You Start Using It? (OPASTCO Associate Member Committee)
  • Hot Topics

6:00 p.m.:    Chairman’s Reception
7:00 p.m.:    Closing Banquet