CALENDAR

DECEMBER

9-10 Wireless in the Local Loop, by IBC USA Conferences Inc. The Grand Hyatt, San Francisco. (508) 481-6400.

9-10 Universal Service, by IBC USA Conferences Inc. Hyatt Regency, Bethesda, Md. (508) 481-6400.

10 Wireless Messaging Integration, by Motorola Inc.’s Integrated Software Products. Dallas Medallion, Dallas. (800) 440-1671.

10-11 Personal Communications Services, by Bellcore. Seattle. (800) 521-CORE.

10-11 Competing in the New Wireless Marketplace, by TeleStrategies. The Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, Washington, D.C. (703) 734-7050.

11-12 Value Added Services on Mobile Networks, by IBC USA Conferences Inc. The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco. (508) 481-6400.

11-13 Wireless Local Loop-Deployment Strategies to Capture New Residential and Commercial Markets, by the International Quality & Productivity Center. Washington Hilton & Towers, Washington D.C. (800) 420-2145.

11-13 TeleCompetition ’96-Second Annual Conference on Business, Marketing & Regulatory Framework for Implementing All-Out Competition in a LATAless World, by Business Research Publications Inc. Vista Hotel, Washington, D.C. (800) 822-MEET.

11-13 Low Tier Mobile Communications for the PCS Market. The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas. (800) 999-3123.

12-13 14th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy and Regulation, by the Practicing Law Institute and the Federal Communications Bar Association. The Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, D.C. (800) 260-4PLI.

16-18 Cellular, Wireless & Cable Finance ’96, by IBC USA Conferences Inc. New York Helmsley Hotel, New York. (508) 481-6400.

17 Local Number Portability: Implementation Strategies, by Bellcore. Richardson, Texas. (800) 521-CORE.

19 Local Number Portability: Implementation Strategies, by Bellcore. San Francisco. (800) 521-CORE.

JANUARY

7-8 Telecommunications Business Environment Conference, by the International Telecommunications Group. Denver. (303) 779-4141.

9-12 Consumer Electronics Show ’97, Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas. (703) 907-7674.

19-22 19th Annual Pacific Telecommunications Conference, by the Pacific Telecommunications Council. Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii. (808) 941-3789.

22-23 Local Service Resale-Creating Optimum Operational Readiness for Local Markets, by ICM Conferences Inc. Sheraton Grande Hotel, Los Angeles. Call Chip Heflin at (312) 540-5694.

22-23 Wireless Buildout 1996-Southeastern Regional, co-sponsored by the Personal Communications Industry Association, ATA and RCR Publications Inc. The Peabody, Orlando, Fla. (800) 608-9641.

22-24 Fourth Annual Outlook for the Mobile Communications Industry Conference, by Frost & Sullivan. Westin Galleria Hotel, Dallas. Call Christina Carrier at (415) 961-9000.

26-28 The 1997 Regulatory and Law Forum on Competition in Wireless Markets, by the Strategic Research Institute. The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco. (800) 599-4950.

27-29 Technology Forecasting for the Telecom Industry, by Technology Futures Inc. Renaissance Hotel, Austin, Texas. (800) 835-3887.

29-31 Wireless Staffing ’97-The Road to Aggressive Employee Acquisition and Retention, by the Institute for International Research. The Fairmont Inn, New Orleans. Call Paul Gosselin at (800) 345-8016 ext. 3171.

30-31 Local Competition and Convergence, by The Institute for International Research. The Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto. (800) 461-2398.

FEBRUARY

3-4 The Wireless Buildout-Northwestern Regional, co-sponsored by the Personal Communications Industry Association, ATA and RCR Publications Inc. Call for date and location. (800) 608-9641.

3-6 Comnet ’97. The Washington, D.C., Convention Center, Washington, D.C. (800) 545-EXPO.

5-7 PrePaid Cellular ’97, An Executive Conference, by TeleCard World Magazine and Telecom Reseller Opportunities Magazine, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Washington, D.C. (713) 974-5252.

9-12 NATE ’97, by the National Association of Tower Erectors. Sheraton Mesa Hotel, Mesa, Ariz. (605) 882-5865.

11-12 The Wireless Local Loop-Network and Application Solutions for Successful Execution of Cost-Effective Business Plans, by ICM Conferences Inc. Chicago. (312) 540-3854.

12-14 Planning a Mobile Communications Business and GSM Technologies and Network Design Principles, by TeleResources Pty. Ltd. Gray d’Albion Hotel, Cannes, France. +44 (0) 171 453 2198.

19-21 The 1997 GSM World Congress. Le Palais Des Festivals, Cannes, France. +44 171 636 1976.

24-26 China Cellular & Wireless Summit ’97, by IBC USA Conferences Inc. New York Hilton and Towers, New York. (508) 481-6400.

24-27 Inter Comm 97, by CAPA Ventures International Ltd. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (604) 669-1090.

24-27 Teleport ’97, by the World Teleport Association. Vancouver Conference & Exhibition Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (604) 669-1090.

MARCH

1-5 ACM97, The Next 50 Years of Computing, by the Association for Computing Machinery. San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, Calif. (800)-342-6626.

3-5 CTIA Wireless ’97, by the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association. Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco. (202) 785-2842.

3-6 1997 Western Communications Forum, by the International Engineering Consortium. The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo. (312) 559-4600.

6-7 Market Profit Opportunities to 2002 and Technology Profit Opportunities to 2002, by Herschel Shosteck Associates Ltd. Hyatt Regency, San Francisco. (301) 589-2259.

6-7 CDMA System Engineering & Optimization, by the Wireless Institute of Technology. Ramada Silicon Valley, San Jose, Calif. (510) 490-6459.

13-14 Designing & Optimizing Mobile Networks, by IIR Ltd. Earls Court Conference Centre, London. +44 (0) 171 915 5055.

13-19 CeBIT ’97, by Hannover Fairs USA Inc. Hannover Fairgrounds, Hannover, Germany. (609) 987-1202.

18-21 Telexpo ’97, by the Telecommunications Industry Association. Sao Paulo, Brazil. Call Gray Jessup at (703) 907-7736 or Mike Wallis at (703) 907-7730.

24-25 AMTA 1997 Specialized Wireless Management Conference, by the American Mobile Telecommunications Association. Hilton Towers, Atlanta. (202) 331-7773.

APRIL

15-17 Mobile Outlook-An Exposition and Conference for End Users, by Kotch & Poliak. The Infomart, Dallas. Call (212) 486-6186.

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