Industry leaders gathered in NYC Mon afternoon to powwow on ways to align the number of cable events and conferences around NCTA’s Cable Show in the spring and CTAM Summit in the fall (Cfax, 10/22). An NCTA rep said that no decisions were made Mon, but that there was good progress. Plans are to continue these discussions, probably via conference calls, over the next month. The chief NCTA board members present at the meeting told association heads that it is "not their intention to curtail any of their most significant projects," according to NCTA’s Rob Stoddard. He added that there was little discussion of financial issues at the meeting, which lasted just over 2 hours. "The meeting was a good start to the conversation about how cable events can be scheduled more efficiently and effectively. We appreciate the collaboration of our various associations and professional societies and look forward to productive consultations in the days ahead," Stoddard said.