Telecom Reform Conference Audio Now Available

February 13, 2005
edited by Nicholas Tyszka

Audio recordings of presentations delivered at the December 17-18 telecom conference sponsored by Heartland, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. More than two dozen speakers addressed a wide range of topics, including telecommunications taxes, universal service reform, municipally owned telecommunications systems, telecommunications reform and economic growth, and competition in telecommunications.

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Friday, December 17, 2004

7:15 - 8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
(4.5mb)
Hon. Steve Rauschenberger

9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Panel: Economic Benefits of Deregulation
(11.5mb)
Barry Aarons
Sonia
Arrison
Sean
Parnell
John Rutledge

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 noon Panel: Discriminatory Telecom Taxes
(10.1mb)
Deborah Bierbaum
Annabelle
B. Canning
Scott Mackey
Hon. Steve Rauschenberger

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
(5.9mb)
John
Rutledge

1:45 - 3:00 p.m. Panel: Obsolescence of Telecom Regulation
(19.6mb)
Debra
Aron
Ed Hurley
Hon.
Scott Jensen
Barry Keating

3:15 - 4:30 p.m. Panel: Reform of Universal Service
(22.8mb)
Bob Blau
Paul
Garnett
Raymond Gifford
Steven
Titch
Joe Waz

Saturday, December 18, 2004

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
(6.5mb)
Ray
Gifford

9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Panel: Municipally Owned Broadband
(11.0mb)
Joseph Bast
Dave
Buhler
Phil Montgomery
Ron Rizzuto

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 noon Panel: Competition in Telecom Market
(11.0mb)
James
L. Gattuso
Hon.
Theodore J. Kanavas
Diane
Katz
Paul
Mancini

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
(6.5mb)
Hon.
Bill Owens