Law Seminars International Presents

An Advanced Two-Day Conference on

Wireless Telecommunications

Featuring Q&A on the Industry's Future with Visionary John. W. Stanton, Chairman & CEO of Trilogy International Partners LLC

November 8 & 9, 2007
Red Lion Hotel in Seattle, WA
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Who Should Attend

Attorneys, industry executives and regulatory officials involved with new cellular and mobile Internet communications services and deal-making

Why Attend

The wireless broadband revolution is finally reaching consumers with Internet access products, voice services and specialized content and devices. Hundreds of companies are involved in building the services, acquiring spectrum, constructing systems or developing content and devices. This is your chance to interact with and learn from transactional, regulatory and corporate lawyers, as well as investment bankers and industry consultants as they addresses the legal, business and regulatory issues for this rapidly expanding industry. --Program Co-Chairs: Scott Morris, Esq. and Daniel M. Waggoner, Esq.

What You Will Learn

~ Devices and equipment: how they set the stage for legal and policy issues ~ Licensed and unlicensed spectrum ~ Clearwire case study ~ Industry structure and implications for new applications and services ~ Hot spots for investment ~ State-level public policy concerns ~ The FCC's regulatory concerns and agenda ~ Use of cell phones as entertainment and financial transaction devices

Agenda

Thursday, November 08, 2007

8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Introduction to Day One: Primary Forces Driving the Industry
  Daniel M. Waggoner, Esq., Program Co-Chair
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP / Seattle, WA
  Scott Morris, Esq., Program Co-Chair, General Counsel
Trilogy International Partners LLC / Bellevue, WA
8:45 am Devices and Other Equipment Drivers and How They Set the Stage for the Legal and Policy Issues to be Resolved
  Update on both handheld and PC-based devices and equipment; where the industry will be in two to three years
  Scott Ehrlich, Chief Executive Officer
DigWorks LLC / Seattle, WA
  Paul W. Boyer, Esq., Director of Legal Affairs, Broadband Services
T-Mobile USA, Inc. / Bellevue, WA
  Larry Stapleton, Vice President, North American Sales
BSQUARE Corporation / Bellevue, WA
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Evolving Industry Structure and the Implications for Introduction of New Applications and Services
  Application-provider's perspective on the structure and resulting working relationships
  Tren Griffin, Esq., Telecom Strategist
Microsoft Corporation / Redmond, WA
  Who will rule--the carriers, the content companies or other providers? Will there be consolidation? What are the limits? What is the optimal structure for fostering innovation in content and applications?
  Christian Dippon, Vice President
NERA Economic Consulting / San Francisco, CA
  FCC, FTC and DOJ receptiveness to further consolidation; concerns about exclusive licensing with one carrier
  Harvey I. Saferstein, Esq.
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C. / Santa Monica, CA
12:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:15 pm The Clearwire Case Study
  Domestic and international activities
  Scott Richardson, Chief Strategy Officer
Clearwire US LLC / Kirkland, WA
1:45 pm Update on Spectrum Policy Impacts: Licensed and Unlicensed Spectrum; Broadcast DTV Spectrum and Other Sources of New Spectrum for Mobile Communications
  FCC licensing and regulation of unlicensed spectrum: Doing things beyond the license
  Cheryl A. Tritt, Esq.
Morrison & Foerster LLP / Washington, DC
  How the legal issues surrounding spectrum affect investor perceptions of various industry players
  Rebecca Arbogast, Esq., Principal
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. / Washington, DC
  The business issues of buying and selling spectrum: deal-making trends and tips for navigating the markets
  Julie A. Weston, Esq.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP / Seattle, WA
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm Consumer Rights, Vehicle Safety and Other State-Level Public Policy Concerns
  Carrier representative on effective approaches for addressing consumer rights concerns
  Lisa M. Zaina, Esq., Assistant Vice President for State Regulatory Affairs
CTIA--The Wireless Association / Washington, DC
4:15 pm Q&A: A Conversation with a Wireless Industry Visionary about Future Directions for the Industry
  John W. Stanton, Chairman and CEO
Trilogy International Partners LLC / Bellevue, WA
  Scott Morris, Esq., Program Co-Chair
Trilogy International Partners LLC / Bellevue, WA
  Daniel M. Waggoner, Esq., Program Co-Chair
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP / Seattle, WA
5:00 pm Reception Sponsored by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Friday, November 09, 2007

8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Introduction to Day Two: Practical Aspects of Financing, Operations and Deal-making
  Scott Morris, Esq., Program Co-Chair
Trilogy International Partners LLC / Bellevue, WA
  Daniel M. Waggoner, Esq., Program Co-Chair
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP / Seattle, WA
8:45 am Dialing for Dollars: What Carriers and Content Providers Need to Know About Investor Expectations
  Hot spots for investment and likely new entrants; Which segments will draw the most interest?
  Thomas S. Huseby, Managing Partner
SeaPoint Ventures / Seattle, WA
  Len Jordan, General Partner
Frazier Technology Ventures / Seattle, WA
  Brian Goffman, Venture Partner
Madrona Venture Group LLC / Seattle, WA
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Topics at the Top of the FCC's List of Regulatory Concerns and Agenda
  Fred Campbell, Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Federal Communications Commission / Washington, DC
11:15 am Content and Other Services for Wireless Broadband (Entertainment, Media, Information and Financial Services)
  Chip Kelly, Vice President, Wireless Sales and Business Development
Firethorn / Bellevue, WA
  Harold A. Little, II, General Counsel
Vidiator Technology (US) Inc. / Bellevue, WA
  Steve Tapia, Esq., Senior Attorney, Law and Corporate Affairs
Microsoft Corporation / Redmond, WA
12:45 pm Evaluations and Adjourn

Tuition

Regular tuition for this program is $995 with a group rate of $895 each for two or more registrants from the same firm. For government employees, we offer a special rate of $795. For students and people in their job for less than a year, our rate is $497.50. All rates include admission to all seminar sessions, food and beverages at breaks, and all course materials. Make checks payable to Law Seminars International.

Cancellation & Substitution

You may substitute another person at any time. We will refund tuition, less a $50 cancellation fee, if we receive your cancellation by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2007. After that time, we will credit your tuition toward attendance at another program or the purchase of a Homestudy. There is a $25 cancellation fee for Course Materials orders and $50 for Homestudy orders.

Continuing Education Credits

This program qualifies for 10.25 WA CLE credits. Upon request, we will apply for CLE credits in other states and other types of credits.

Location

The conference will be held at the Red Lion Hotel at 1415 Fifth Avenue in Seattle, WA 98101. Call the hotel directly at (206) 971-8000 for reservations. Rooms are on a first come, first served basis.
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If You Cannot Attend

Our complete Homestudy Course, consisting of a VHS or DVD recording and the written course materials, is available for $1005. The written course materials alone are available for $100. We will ship your Homestudy order via UPS ground within two weeks after the seminar or the date we receive payment (whichever is later).
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Faculty Bios

Scott Morris, Program Co-Chair, is General Counsel of Trilogy International Partners LLC. He has held senior legal and public affairs positions with Western Wireless International, Terabeam Corporation, AT&T Wireless, McCaw Cellular and Viacom Cable. Mr. Morris has worked on a wide variety of telecommunications policy issues, such as spectrum allocations and cable franchising, as well as corporate governance and business development matters.

Daniel M. Waggoner, Program Co-Chair, partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, represents new and traditional media programmers and content providers, negotiates technology contracts, analyzes regulatory issues for wireless, VoIP and other providers, and litigates under the Communications Act and the First Amendment.

Scott Ehrlich, Chief Executive Officer of DigWorks LLC, has negotiated deals with major media entities, Internet portals and video aggregators for the creation and distribution of digital video products. He is on the boards of Orion Data Analysis Corporation, Lighting CD, Inc., and Implicit Networks, Inc., among others.

Rebecca Arbogast, a Principal at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., provides advice to institutional investors on legal issues affecting the communications industries, including spectrum, intellectual property, and antitrust. Previously, she was Chief of the International Bureau Telecommunications Division of the FCC.

Paul W. Boyer is Director of Legal Affairs, Broadband Services at T-Mobile USA, Inc. Previously, he held positions at MCI as Director of International Alliances and International Commercial Counsel.

Christian Dippon is a Vice President in NERA Economic Consulting's Communications and Intellectual Property Practices. He specializes in the economics, business, and regulation of the communications and high-tech industries, and the evaluation of economic damages in intellectual property and commercial litigation disputes.

Brian Goffman, partner at Madrona Venture Group, focuses on companies building consumer and mobile applications, online-advertising infrastructure, and internet-enabled services. He led several business development programs while at Microsoft and PointCast, and was a principal and active board member at Austin Ventures.

Tren Griffin, Telecom Strategist in the Office of Microsoft Corporation's Chief Technology Officer, focuses on planning and analysis of telecommunications and network services in both wired and wireless environments. He also oversees strategic initiatives relating to the cellular, Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, USB, wire line industries, and formulates communications policy strategy.

Thomas S. Huseby is a founder and Managing Partner of SeaPoint Ventures. Previously he co-founded and was the first CEO of Metawave Communications Corporation, a manufacturer of cellular infrastructure equipment.

Len Jordan, General Partner at Frazier Technology Ventures, serves on the boards of Control4, DSIQ, Medio, and Wetpaint. He most recently was a senior vice president at RealNetworks where he pioneered entry into non-PC markets, developing products and technology integration agreements.

Chip Kelly, Vice President, Wireless Sales and Business Development at Firethorn, oversees all aspects of the company's relationships with domestic wireless carriers. Previously, he was with Western Wireless.

Harold A. Little, II, General Counsel of Vidiator Technology (US) Inc., has practiced law in telecom media and technology, software, technical services and internet areas. His responsibilities have included negotiating and drafting agreements, intellectual property, mergers, acquisitions and financings.

Scott Richardson is Chief Strategy Officer for Clearwire US LLC. Previously he was vice president of Intel's Mobility Group and general manager of the company's Service Provider Business Group.

Harvey I. Saferstein, a member of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo, P.C.'s Litigation Section, specializes in antitrust , trade regulation , and IP counseling and litigation, and complex commercial and business litigation. He has consulted with the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Attorney General on antitrust matters.

John W. Stanton is Chairman and CEO of Trilogy International Partners LLC and a founder of Trilogy Equity Partners. He previously played a key role in the founding of McCaw Cellular Communications, Western Wireless Corporation, and VoiceStream Wireless.

Larry Stapleton, Vice President, North American Sales for BSQUARE Corporation, is responsible for sales of professional engineering services, products and distribution. Previously, he was Vice President of Global Business Development at Terabeam.

Steve Tapia, senior attorney in Microsoft Corporation's Law and Corporate Affairs Department, is the leader of its copyright group. He focuses on entertainment, media and intellectual property law. He was previously Senior Director of Business Development for MSN's Entertainment Channel.

Cheryl A. Tritt heads Morrison & Foerster LLP's Communications Practice and advises a wide range of telecommunications firms, focusing on wireless, satellite, multimedia and international issues. Previously, she was Chief of the Common Carrier Bureau of the FCC. She is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America."

Julie A. Weston, partner with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, focuses her practice on large domestic and international merger negotiations and acquisition and finance transactions in the communications, publishing, and technology sectors.

Lisa M. Zaina is Assistant Vice President of State Regulatory Affairs at CTIA--The Wireless Association. Previously she was Executive Director of the Independent Telephone and Telecommunications Alliance (ITTA) and Senior Legal and Wireline Competition Advisor to Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein of the FCC.