Message #284:
From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:   "'Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: Telecommunications Technology: Opportunities and Challenges for Native America
Date: Sun, 01 Sep 96 14:40:00 MST
Encoding: 42 TEXT


[Note: Native American entrepreneurs and Anthropologists might find interest 
in this conference. -- SASIG Ed. ]

Telecommunications Technology: Opportunities and Challenges for Native America
Thursday and Friday, September 19-20, 1996 at The Grace Inn at Ahwatukee 
(Phoenix, Arizona)

A conference sponsored by:
Arizona Native American Economic Coalition (ANAEC)
P.O. Box 22247 Flagstaff AZ 86002-2247
(520) 523-7320

Registration fee $125

Conference participants will learn about: owning and operating a 
telecommunications company; economic and business opportunities; taxation 
and right-of-way; new and future technologies; financial resources; the 
Internet.

Workshop Descriptions:
Acquisition [ Steps taken by tribes to acquire telecommunications companies]
Alternatives [ Long distance resale, partnerships and leasing as methods to 
entering the telecommunications industry ]
Competition [ Opportunities to compete as a result of the 1996 
Telecommunications Law ]
Opportunities [ Entreprenurial opportunities in telecommunications ]
Feasibility [ How to study and analyze the possibility of operating a 
telecommunications company ]
Financing [ Financial resources for acquisition and operation of Native 
American telecommunications companies ]
New Technologies [ New technologies for telemedicine, long distance 
learning, etc ]
Taxation / Right of Way [Taxation and right of way laws affecting 
telecommunications companies ]
Telephone Basics [ Simple facts about telephone networks ]
Internet [ What is it ? How might it assist Indian telecommunications policy 
and business development ]