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July 19–22, 2020  |  Myrtle Beach, SC
August 2–4, 2020  |  Branson, MO

The Summer Symposium is the perfect event for telecom board members. Choose from two event dates and locations for your entire board to engage in  in essential discussions on strategic direction, roles and responsibilities, and training that fosters great governance.  

Who Should Attend: Telco directors

Agenda-at-a-Glance

Sunday
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.                  Registration
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.                  Welcome Reception

Monday
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                  Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – Noon                          General Session
Noon – 1:30 p.m.                          Lunch on Own
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                  Breakout Sessions
5:00 – 6:00 pm                              Networking Reception

Tuesday
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                  Continental Breakfast 
8:30 a.m. – Noon                          Breakout Sessions
Noon – 1:15 p.m.                          Group Luncheon and awards
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                  Closing General Session

Wednesday
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                  Continental Breakfast
                                                               (for post-conference workshop attendees)
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.              Post-Conference Workshop
                                                          

General Sessions Topics

  • Finding and Preparing the Next Generation of Board Leadership
  • Board Principles and Strategies
  • Current Broadband Expectations in Your Community
  • Evolving Environment for Broadband Providers
  • Five Tech Trends in Board Governance

Breakout Session Tracks

  • Orientation for New Board Members
  • Governance Issues for Board Officers
  • Financial Oversight and Board Fiduciary Duties

Breakout Session Topics

  • The Biggest Mistakes Boards Make and How to Avoid Them
  • Redefining the Duties for Today’s Board
  • Playing by the Rules as an Ethical Board
  • Running Effective Board Meetings
  • Legal Issues and Challenges for Boards
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Interesting Business Combinations
  • Collaborating with Other Boards in Your Community
  • Reviewing Financial Documents and Creating Effective Investment Policy

 

 

 

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Future Dates

June 27-30, 2021  —  Marriott Downtown  |  Portland, OR 
July 17-20, 2021  —  Radisson Blu  |  Bloomington, MN