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2021 NATOA Annual Conference

2021 NATOA Annual Conference

September 21-23, 2021

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 to Thursday, September 23, 2021

Virtual Conference

* Registration open until 9/22/21 at 12:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

Check Out Who's Coming This Year

2021 Storytelling Workshop BannerAward-Winning Storyteller Lisa Berglund to hold Workshop and Critique during NATOA Annual Conference. Learn more.

This year’s conference is an all-inclusive, all-access pass at one low rate. 

What's Included:

  • Storytelling workshop and critique
  • Policy 101 Primer
  • First-timer events/guides
  • Three days of sessions, roundtables, networking, exhibit showcases, vendor demos, expert chat rooms and idea swaps
  • The Government Programming Awards Live Viewing Party
  • Access to on-demand conference session recordings to listen at your convenience during and after the conference

Hot Policy Topics for this year's conference:

  • The 2021 Legal & Regulatory Landscape
  • Innovative Construction Techniques
  • Building Your Network: P3 Opportunities
  • The Cord-Cutting Crusade
  • Deep Dive on Hot Policy Issues
  • Digital Equity
  • Revising Outdated Ordinances (Wireless & Cable)
  • Operating in a Post-COVID Environment
  • "Ask an Expert"
  • Fireside Chat with NCTA
  • Racial Equity through the PEG Lens
  • Engaging Consultant Expertise
  • Getting Leadership to Focus on Your Issues

Hot Programming Topics for this year's conference:

  • Storytelling Workshop & Critique featuring Lisa Berglund
  • The Latest Thrifty Gadgets
  • Shoot for the Stars: Videography Style Techniques
  • Video Programming Showcase
  • Making Government Programming Personal (and Powerful)
  • Racial Equity through the PEG Lens
  • Automated Multi-Language Captioning & CART Services
  • Programmers Management Roundtable
  • ADA Requirements for PEG
  • Exhibitor Show & Tell

NATOA Annual Conference Code of Conduct: View NATOA's Code of Conduct for all conference participants.

NO SHARING POLICY: Your link to connect to the virtual conference platform will be unique to you and cannot be shared with others. Multiple log-ins with the same ID during the event will be dismissed and jeopardize your participation in the event.





September 21
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Day One Highlights Storytelling Workshop & Critique; Telecom Alert: The 2021 Legal & Regulatory Landscape; Innovative Construction Techniques; The Cord-Cutting Crusade; Building Your Network: P3 Opportunities; Digital Equity and Small Group Networking
September 22
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Day Two Highlights Revising Outdated Wireless and Cable Ordinances; The Latest Thrifty Gadgets; Videography Style Techniques; Operating in a Post-COVID Environment; Making Government Programming Personal (and Powerful); Fireside Chat with NCTA; "Ask An Expert;" Exhibitor Show & Tell; Speed Networking; Watercooler Roundtables
September 23
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Day Three Highlights Racial Equity through the PEG Lens; Engaging Consultant Expertise; Automated Multi-Language Captioning & CART Services; Getting Leadership to Focus on Your Issues; Programmers Management Roundtable; ADA Requirements For PEG: Deep Dive for Hot Policy Issues; Video Programming Showcase; "Ask An Expert;" Exhibitor Show & Tell

For More Information:

Karen Anderson
Karen Anderson
Administrative Specialist NATOA (703)867-6248

Who Should Attend?

Anyone involved in all aspects of local government telecommunications!

  • City and County Telecommunications Administrators
  • Elected and Appointed Officials
  • City and County Managers
  • City and County Attorneys
  • Planning and Public Works Directors
  • Budget and Finance Directors
  • Cable and Communications Industry Representatives
  • Government Programmers
  • Government CIOs and Web site Managers
  • IT & Network Managers