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Wiring the Rez:  Expanding the Borders
of Indian Country through E-Commerce CLE Conference 

February 11 –12, 2016
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Chandler, AZ
Acacia Ballroom

Detailed Conference Agenda (downloadable)


Thursday, February 11  (Day One)

7:30 am Check-In / Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome, Blessing & Opening Remarks
8:30 am Infrastructure Challenges in Indian Country Panel
10:00 am Break AM
10:15 am Overview of the Regulatory Environment Panel
Noon Buffet Lunch / Pre-function Area
12:45 pm

Luncheon Keynote Speaker:  “Making Communications a Civil Right”

The Honorable Michael J. Copps, Ph.D.
Former Acting Chairman and Commissioner
U.S. Federal Communications Commission

(sponsored by Tribal Business Journal)

1:30 pm Contemplating Models of Excellence Panel
3:00 pm Break PM
3:15 pm Due Diligence for Tribal Leaders:  Finding the Right Partner for Infrastructure and E-Commerce Panel
4:30 pm Telecom & Broadband Funding Programs  / Questions & Answers
5:00 pm Reception sponsored by NAFSA, Ocotillo Ballroom

Friday, February 12  (Day Two )

7:30 am Check-In / Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Opening Remarks / Recap of Day One
8:05 am National Indian Gaming Commission on New Technologies
E. Sequoyah Simermeyer
Associate Commissioner, National Indian Gaming Commission 
8:35 am Legal Update on E-Commerce Panel
9:50 am Break AM
10:00 am Regulation, Jurisdiction and Compliance:  Tribal Regulatory Authority over E-Commerce Panel
11:00 am I-Gaming in Indian Country Panel
12:15 pm Buffet Lunch & Movie Screening:  “An Unlikely Solution” sponsored by Think Finance
1:15 pm Consumer Protection & Data Security Panel
3:00 pm Break PM
3:15 pm E-Commerce Entrepreneurship:  Internet Commerce in Real Life Panel
5:15 pm Adjourn


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