The telecom industry continues its breakneck pace, with technology improvements and legislative changes becoming regular occurrences. We are gearing up to provide you with the latest news and information at
EXPO 2019, November 10 through 13, in the Mile High City at the
Grand Hyatt Denver.
We hope you’ll plan to join us. Our curriculum is rich with classes and panel discussions cutting to the heart of the issues of the day and will be of interest to both A-CAM and legacy companies. Registration is open and early birds will benefit so please visit our
registration site for conference and hotel details. Register by August 31 and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a free EXPO registration.
Sunday evening and Monday
If you arrive early on Sunday, please join us at the welcome reception from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to retrieve your conference package. While enjoying a light snack, take some time to browse an exhibit of old telephone equipment and other memorabilia courtesy of the Telecommunications
Monday morning’s opening general session will feature the rural associations as Jeff Dupree, NECA vice president of Government Relations, will moderate a panel of rural associations representatives addressing the state of regulatory change and implications of recent actions by the FCC and
Congress. Classes will begin immediately following the panel discussion.
Tuesday all day and Wednesday morning
USF reform remains the most discussed and requested subject and EXPO class offerings reflect that bias; but other critical topics, such as A-CAM model support and cost recovery are also featured. Here is a sampling of our scheduled classes and panels:
Reform and Order: USF Reform Panel; USF Support Funds and NECA’s Payment Process; and Cost Recovery Update.
and BDS: A-CAM Panel; BDS Incentive Regulation; and Non-Ex Ante Pricing Strategies.
and rates: Average Schedule Update; NECA Settlements Update; and NECA’s New Look at Legacy Services.
and federal happenings: Corporate Transactions Under the New USF/ICC Regime; Rates, Tariffs and USF Support Funding for Rate-of-Return Carriers; and Inside the Beltway.
NECA: Navigating NECA Resources; Basic Settlements Overview; NECA Overview; and NECA-Data Super Source.
topics of interest: Broadband and Beyond Panel; Network Testing Panel; Intercarrier Compensation; and USAC Update.
this year: the entire Ethernet Transport Service curriculum will be offered; and a panel consisting of member representatives will discuss NECA’s 35 plus years of providing assistance to members in navigating the sometimes murky waters of technology and regulatory change.
Tuesday morning brings informational sessions conducted by our participating vendors prior to the beginning of classes. On Wednesday morning, our consultants will offer the same.
Food, friends and fun
The EXPO planning group ensures attendees are offered an abundance of interesting, educational and relevant classroom experiences through our diverse course curriculum. When you’re not attending classes, see all that
Denver has to offer. Visit our
EXPO site for registration and hotel information, how to download our EXPO app and bookmark our microsite.