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KCC COVID-19 ORDER

IN AN EMERGENCY MEETING ON MARCH 16, 2020, THE KANSAS CORPORATION COMMISSION ISSUED AN EMERGENCY ORDER TO ALL JURISDICTIONAL UTILITIES IN KANSAS. THIS ORDER PROHIBITS DISCONNECTS THROUGH APRIL 15 AND MAY BE EXTENDED. THE COMMISSION ALSO ENCOURAGES NON-JURISDICTIONAL UTILITIES/SERVICES TO VOLUNTARILY SUSPEND DISCONNECTS AS WELL. ORDER HERE.

MATSS CALL FOR SPEAKERS

As part of our continuing effort to educate MATSS attendees on current industry issues, we invite your company to submit a brief outline of a proposed presentation (maximum of 45 minutes) appropriate for one of the breakout sessions at our 2020 conference at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri, Monday, October 19 – Wednesday, October 21, 2020. MATSS attendees are interested in new technologies, technical solutions, business practices, and developing regulatory and legal issues that relate to the telecommunications field. We’re looking for presentations that meet those needs. Proposals should fall within four categories: 1) general management; 2) technology updates, including broadband; 3) outside plant topics, including broadband; or 4) current regulatory and/or legal issues. Proposals must be educational to all attendees and MUST NOT be of a commercial nature or promote specific products or companies. When submitting your proposal, please note the following: · Presentation summaries should be 300 words or less. · No PowerPoint slides and/or extensive proposal documents. · No compensation or other consideration will be given to the selected presenters. · No more than two proposals per company. Please e-mail your proposal to: MATSS Program Selection Committee Attn: Tom Karalis Tom@oklata.org So we can properly notify you, please also include your company name, ONE contact person and their address, phone number and email. The deadline for receipt of your proposal is COB March 20, 2020. All proposals submitted will be reviewed by the Program Selection Committee and all successful applicants will be notified around April 20, 2020. Thank you for your continuing support of MATSS.