2019 AGENDA

Sunday, July 28, 2019
Monday, July 29, 2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Marketing Innovators Group 
 

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Registration open

 

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Exhibitor setup

 

3:00 - 5:00 PM

User group - Espial

 

3:00 - 5:00 PM

User group - Innovative Systems

 

3:00 - 5:00 PM

User group - Minerva

 

5:15 - 6:00 PM

WTVE user group

 

5:15 PM – 6:45 PM

TAC meeting and reception 
 

Member operators only

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

 

VIP sponsor reception 
 

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Legal reception 
 

6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

First-timer's reception

 

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Welcome Dinner - Chicago Thru the Ages 
 

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration open

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

CIC Breakfast 

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Welcome & opening remarks (all registered attendees)

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Hot Topics, Cool Leaders

9:55 AM - 10:45 AM

Keynote speaker: Jason Dorsey

11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

NCTC/ACA Connects members meeting 
 

12:05 PM - 12:45 PM

Networking lunch
 

12:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Exhibit hall open

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Legal Track Roundtable 
 

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Visit to Wrigley Field 
 

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Monday Night at the Field Museum

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration open

7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Conference breakfast 

7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Telco breakfast | Muni breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

TEMPS (And Tempers!) ARE RISING IN DC: Ari Fleischer

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Exhibit hall open 
 

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Conference lunch with guest speaker Jeff Mauro, Food Network 

 

1:50 PM - 2:40 PM

Breakout Session: Fanning the Revenue Flames – Opportunities in the Advertising Ecosystem 

1:50 PM - 2:40 PM

Breakout session: Customer Excellence - Trailblaze Your Customer Journey 

1:50 PM - 2:40 PM

Breakout session: Around the Bonfire with Leading Suppliers

1:50 PM - 2:40 PM

Legal track breakout: Catching Fire: State and Local Trends In Cable, Telecom and Broadband Rules and Regs

2:55 PM - 3:45 PM

Breakout: Kindling and Sparks...Getting your OTT & SVOD Strategies Blazing

2:55 PM - 3:45 PM

Breakout session: HR in the Broadband Industry - Are you Ready for the Next Generation of the Job Market?

2:55 PM - 3:45 PM

Breakout session: Network Combustion – Getting Your Network to a Next Gen Platform

2:55 PM - 3:45 PM

Legal track breakout: What’s Hot? Helping Lawyers Understand New Technologies and Lines of Business 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

General session: What’s New at Viacom 

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

TiVo / VU-IT! user group 

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

MobiTV user group 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cable Pioneers reception

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Tuesday night dinner & comedian

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday children's dinner

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Registration open

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Family breakfast w/Jeff Corwin 

 

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Extended break

 

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

General session: ACA Connects Update- The Mid-Year Report 

 

10:00 AM - 10:15

Break

10:15 AM - 10:55 AM

Security session, Part 1: Cyber Meltdown 

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM

Security session, Part 2: Fireproofing your Network - Network Security for Your Business 

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Best in Chow food tour 

12:40PM - 2:30 PM

Architecture boat cruise 

1:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Christians in Communication food bank outreach 

Contacts:

 

Stacey Leech, ACA Connects

stacey.leech@acaconnects.org | 412-922-8300 Ext. 15

 

Lisa Miller, NCTC

lmiller@nctconline.org | 913-310-1550

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