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Christopher Krebs
Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security

    

Christopher Krebs serves as the first director of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Krebs was originally sworn in on June 15, 2018, as the Under Secretary for the predecessor of CISA, the National Protection and Programs Directorate. Krebs first joined DHS in March 2017. ...

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SESSION: Cybersecurity Update, Monday, 11:30 a.m.–Noon

Kim Hart
Managing Editor, Axios

         

Kim Hart is the managing editor at Axios. Before joining Axios, Hart was press secretary to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. Prior to the FCC, she was the corporate communications director at Neustar. Hart was senior technology reporter editor at Politico, where she was the first author of the Morning Tech daily newsletter and helped launch Politico Pro. ...

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SESSION:
An Interview with Kim Hart, Monday, 9:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Rep. Dusty Johnson (R–SD)

    

Dusty Johnson brings an energetic and optimistic style to Washington as South Dakota’s lone voice in the U.S. House of Representatives. A “policy guy,” he works hard to be a knowledgeable and value-added member on issues related to his two primary committee assignments: Agriculture, Education & Labor. A recognized leader in issues related to rural America, agriculture, and welfare reform, Johnson was grateful to receive the unusual honor of being named ranking member of the Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee as a freshman. ...

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SESSIONS:
Congressional Address, Tuesday, 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Jessica Rosenworcel
Commissioner, FCC

    

Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel believes that the future belongs to the connected. Jessica brings over two decades of communications policy experience and public service to the FCC. Prior to joining the agency, she served as Senior Communications Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, under the leadership of Senator John D. Rockefeller IV and Senator Daniel Inouye. ...

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SESSIONS: FCC Keynote, Monday, 9:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Rep. Robert Latta (R–OH)

    

Since 2007, Congressman Bob Latta has served the people of Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. Congressman Latta is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee where he plays an intricate role in crafting the nation’s energy, telecommunications, environment, health care, and interstate commerce policy. Latta is Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, where he advocates for policies that help consumers, grow our economy, and spur innovation. ...

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SESSIONS:
Congressional Address, Monday, 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Rep. Tom O'Halleran (D–AZ)

    

Growing up, Tom O'Halleran was taught the value of hard work and honesty in serving his community. He took these lessons and joined the Chicago Police Department where he was commissioned as one of the youngest homicide detectives in the city's history. He served with distinction, receiving countless commendations and awards for his work to serve and protect his community. ...

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SESSION:
Congressional Address, Monday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Shirley Bloomfield
Chief Executive Officer, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

         

Shirley Bloomfield is chief executive officer of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, the premier association representing nearly 850 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America. With more than 30 years of experience representing the country’s smallest independent telecom operators, Bloomfield is an expert on the role of federal communications policies in sustaining the vitality of rural and remote communities and the benefits rural broadband networks bring to the national economy...

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SESSIONS:
NTCA CEO Welcome, Monday, 8:45 a.m.– 9:00 a.m.
An Interview with Kim Hart, Monday, 9:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.


OTHER SPEAKERS

   

Stacey Brigham
Regulatory Director
TCA

 

Andrew Brown
Partner
Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP

 

Tom Cohen
Partner
Kelley Drye & Warren

 

   

Steve Coran
Member
Lerman Senter

 

Brian Ford
Director of Industry Affairs
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

 

Mary Henze
Assistant Vice President of Federal Regulatory
AT&T

 

 

   

Travis Litman
Chief of Staff and Senior Legal Advisor of Wireline and Public Safety
Commissioner Rosenworcel

 

 

Carol Mattey
Founder
Mattey Consulting

 

Michael Romano
Senior Vice President of Industry Affairs & Business Development
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

 

   

Arielle Roth
, Wireline Legal Advisor
Commissioner O’Rielly

 

 

Joshua Seidemann
Vice President of Policy
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

 

Leo Staurulakis
Executive Vice President
JSI

 

   

Jonathan West
General Manager/CEO
Twin Lakes Telephone

 

 

John Windhausen
Executive Director
Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB)

 

Preston Wise
Rural Broadband Advisor
Chairman Pai

 


NTCA GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

   

Adam Jorde
Director of Government Affairs
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

 

Scott Lively
Senior Director of Government Affairs & Grassroots Advocacy
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

 

Tammie Logan
Director of Government Affairs
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

 

Michelle Ly
Advocacy Programs Manager
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

 

Leif Oveson
Vice President of Legislative Affairs
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association