AGENDA

The agenda is subject to change. All sessions, events and meals will be held in the JW Marriott Washington, D.C., unless otherwise noted.

Monday, February 27

3-7 p.m. Conference Registration
Capitol Ballroom Foyer, Ballroom Level
4-6 p.m. Open Bar
Capitol Ballroom Foyer, Ballroom Level

Tuesday, February 28


7-2 p.m.*
Conference Registration
Capitol Ballroom Foyer, Ballroom Level

*Registration will move to the Grand Registration Desk, Grand Foyer at 10:30 a.m.
7-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
Capitol Ballroom Foyer, Ballroom Level
Conference - Grand Ballroom
Master of Ceremonies: Tommy McFly, host, "The Tommy Show" 94.7 Fresh FM
8:30-8:50 a.m. Conference Opening and Welcome - Tommy McFly
8:50-9:15 a.m. Ensuring a Vibrant Future in an Unpredictable Political Landscape
The Honorable Gordon H. Smith, president and chief executive officer, NAB
9:15-10 a.m. Local Impact Panel: Building Relationships with Congress
Moderator: Michelle Lehman, executive vice president, Marketing, NAB
Kyle Grimes, president and general manager, WGAL-TV, Hearst Television
John Zimmer, president, Zimmer Radio
Michelle Vetterkind, president and chief executive officer, Wisconsin Broadcasters Association
10-10:15 a.m. Break
Grand Foyer
10:15-11:25 a.m. NAB Government Relations and Legal Briefing
Moderator: Chris Ornelas, chief operating officer, NAB
Rick Kaplan, general counsel and executive vice president, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, NAB
Curtis LeGeyt, executive vice president, Government Relations, NAB
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. The Honorable Richard Durbin (IL), minority whip, United States Senate
Introduction: Gordon H. Smith
12-1 p.m. Lunch
Performance by Thirty Tigers/RED Recording artist, Bonnie Bishop
Introduction: Dan Spears, Vice President, Industry Relations, Licensing, BMI Entertainment provided by BMI
1-1:15 p.m. National Alliance of State Broadcasters Associations (NASBA)
Recognition of Rich Wyckoff, former president, Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters
Presentation: Sharon Kinsman, senior vice president, Administration, NAB

Recognition of Oscar Rodriguez, immediate past president, NASBA; president, Texas Association of Broadcasters
Presentation: Sue Keenom, senior vice president, State Associations and Board Relations
1:15-1:30 p.m. Work, Glamour and Glitz
Marcellus Alexander, executive vice president, Television, NAB; president, National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation
1:30-1:40 p.m. NextRadio Update
Jeff Smulyan, chairman and CEO, Emmis Communications Corporation
1:40-2 p.m. Break
2-2:30 p.m. A New FCC Hits the Ground Running: One-on-one with Matthew Berry, chief of staff to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
Moderator: Rick Kaplan, general counsel and executive vice president, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, NAB
2:30-2:45 p.m. Video Greeting: The Honorable Greg Walden (OR), chairman, House Energy and Commerce Committee
2:45-3 p.m. Closing Remarks and Resource Row Raffle Drawing – Tommy McFly
3-5 p.m. Individual State Delegation Preparation for Capitol Hill Meetings
5:30-6:30 p.m. NAB Political Action Committee Reception
The Source
575 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
6:30-8 p.m. 2017 State Leadership Conference Reception
The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Bus service will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Pennsylvania Avenue Level, JW Marriot

Wednesday, March 1

7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
Grand Ballroom
All Day Capitol Hill Visits
4-6 p.m. Turn in your Hill visit worksheets, mix and mingle with NAB Government Relations, Legal and Regulatory Affairs and State Associations teams and enjoy a drink on NAB!
The Avenue Grill, Pennsylvania Avenue Level, JW Marriott

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