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March 18-19, 2019
Delta Hotels Marriott - Helena Colonial
(formerly the Radisson Colonial)
Helena, MT

Monday, March 18

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Hot Breakfast & Registration
8:15-8:25  Welcome & Program Overview
8:25-9:25  Opening Panel Discussion
9:25-9:50  Business Partner and Vendor Interaction
9:50-10:30 META TLE CLN Update
10:35-11:25  Breakout Session I:
*ByteSpeed -  Storage Solutions:  SAN and NAS
*Juniper Networks: Benefits & Pot Holes of SSL Inspection

11:25-12:00  Business Partner & Vendor Interaction
12:00-1:00  META Luncheon
1:00-1:50  Breakout Session II:
*Pine Cove Consulting - Synchronized Security – a Simple Solution to a Complex Problem
Access Consulting & Aruba Networks
1:50-2:15  Business Partner & Vendor Interaction - Sponsored by High Point Networks
2:15-3:05  Breakout Session III:

*Information Technology Core
3:10-4:00  Breakout Session IV:
*Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center of the Center
For Internet Security - Federally Funded Cyber-security Resources
3:00-4:30  META Board Meeting
4:45-6:30  META Business Meeting with Dinner - Free to ALL Members
6:30   Social - Hosted by T.E.S.T. 


Tuesday, March 19

7:00-7:45  Hot Breakfast - Sponsored by Access Consulting
Welcome & Program Overview
8:00-8:50  Breakout Session I:
*Open Forum Discussion
9:50-9:25  Business Partner & Vendor Interaction
9:25-10:15  Breakout Session II:
*Brad Somers & Paul Kozlowitz - Terms of Service
10:15-10:45  Business Partner & Vendor Interaction
10:45-11:35  Breakout Session III:
*Audio Enhancement - Integrated System of Classroom Audio, Intercom and Safety
*FBI - Special Agent Shiloh Allen
11:45-12:45  META Luncheon
12:50-1:40  Breakout Session IV:

1:40-2:10  Business Partner & Vendor Interaction
2:15-3:05  Breakout Session V:
*Gabbart Communications - ADA Compliance: What it is? Why it is important, & how to avoid a lawsuit.
*Intermountain Marketing

Business Partner/Vendor Prize Giveaway


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META Membership Meeting
March 18, 2019 
4:45 PM - 6:30 PM - Dinner Meeting

META Membership Meeting Agenda