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NYSTA 96th Annual Conference and John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament

  • 05 Jun 2017
  • 07 Jun 2017
  • Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua, NY


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • For those attending the Seguine Golf Tournament Only. (Conference attendees can register for golf during the conference registration process.)

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2017 NYSTA Annual Conference
  June 5-7, 2017

June 5th - Monday

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

10:45 Buses leave to take Golfers to Clifton Springs Country Club

11:15 - Lunch for Golfers at Clifton Springs Country Club

12:00 - Shotgun Start - Golf at Clifton Springs Country Club Sponsored By: Latitude Telcom Consultants  (Lunch Included)

12:00 - Fishing Outing, Sponsored By: ACM (Meet in the hotel lobby - lunch Included)

11:45 - Wine Tour & Craft Beer Tour (Meet in Hotel Lobby - Lunch Included), Sponsored By: Finger Lakes Technologies Group

6:30 - 7:30 pm - Awards Dinner Reception Sponsored By: Calix

7:30 - 9:00 pm - Awards Dinner, Sponsored By: Sprint, New York Relay

June 6th - Tuesday

(Dress for the Meeting is Business Casual)

7:30 AM - Breakfast

8:30 AM - General Business Session NYSTA Chairman’s Report, Paul Griswold, Ontario & Trumansburg Tel Cos. and FLTG; NYSTA President’s Report, Robert Puckett, NYSTA; NYSTA Treasurer’s Report, Tammie Krisher, Pattersonville Telephone Company; Inspectors of Election Report, Rhonda Vanderbrook, FLTG and Wade Weatherlow, DFT Communications; ITPA Scholarship Awards, Leslie Irwin, Newport Telephone

9:15 am- Washington Update - Jeff Dupree, Vice President of Government Relations, NECA

9:45 am Broadband Grants Roundtable - Sponsored By: Vantage Point Solutions

Moderator:   Kevin Kloehn, Vantage Point Solutions

Panelists:     Jim Becker, Middleburgh Telephone/INOC

                  Glen Faulkner, Margaretville Telephone Co.

                  Shawn Beqaj, Armstrong Telephone (Invited)

10:30 am - Break with the Associate Members -View Tabletop Displays

11:00 am - How to Leverage Targeted Digital Marketing to Create Measurable Results For Your Business - Jeff Knauss, Digital Hyve

11:45 - Lunch - Sponsored By: Toly Digital, Bush & Germain and Metaswitch

12:45 pm - Multi-generational Workforce, FMLA, Company Handbooks - What do you need to know??

Dawn J. Lanouette, Partner, Hinman, Howard & Kattell

Judy H. Katafiaz, SPHR; SHRM-SCP, Director, Human Resources & Communications, Finger Lakes Technologies Group              

1:30 pm - Marketing Panel

Moderator:  Joe Calzone

Panelists:    Leslie Irwin, Newport Telephone

                 Ashley Gustafson, Ontario & Trumansburg Tel. Cos.

                 Diedre Forcier, Chazy & Westport Tel.

2:15           Visit Table Top displays

3:00 pm -    Associate Member team building event -

6:00pm - Annual Banquet Reception Sponsored by: UDP

7:00pm - Annual Banquet Sponsored By:  Woods & Aitken

ITPA Event

(Dress for the Annual Banquet is Semi-Formal)

June 7th - Wednesday

7:30 AM Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00AM - Regulatory Roundtable Panel Discussion -Sponosred By: Sprint

Moderator:   Bob Puckett, NYSTA


Jeff Dupree, Vice President, Government Relations - NECA

Tom Moorman, Partner, Woods & Aitken

Brian Ford, Senior Regulatory Counsel, NTCA

10:00-10:15 Break -

10:15-11:45 - Telecom Business Roundtable Discussion -
Sponsored By: Harbor Capital Advisory Services

Moderator:    Paul Griswold, Ontario & Trumansburg Tel. Cos./FLTG

Panelists: TBD

Noon: Adjournment
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