Pre-Register by Monday for the Next Can’t-Miss SCTE Event! Register by next Monday, Oct. 2, to save for the SCTE Business Services Symposium, slated for Tuesday to Wednesday, Oct. 17-18, in Chicago. Day one features five workshop sessions, exciting keynote speaker David Pistacchio, EVP & General Manager, Optimum Lightpath, and sponsored demos, followed by two breakout sessions the next morning. Sponsored by Arcwave, Arris, BelAir Networks, Cisco Systems, CommScope, Communications Technology magazine, Motorola, Narad Networks, Nortel, SPATIALinfo, Tellabs, Vyyo, and World Wide Packets. Get details/register today—space is limited! Nominations for SCTE Board Election 2007 Due Monday That’s right. SCTE Board nominations are due by next Monday, Oct. 2. See which positions are up for election. Get involved. Submit a name today. Catch SCTE Live Learning in October It’s set for Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Eastern time. The topic will be announced soon. Free to SCTE members. Registration is required, and “seats” are limited. SCTE Live Learning is sponsored by Cisco Systems, Fujitsu, Motorola, and Scientific Atlanta, a Cisco Company. Archived recordings include responses to questions that were posed during the original presentation. Commercial Services, OCAP, Optical Transport, PacketCable, and Wireless Technology are among the choices of archived topics. Archives are for SCTE members only, and at no cost. Choose a topic to watch at your convenience and stay tuned for details about October’s event. www.scte.org/content/index.cfm SCTE MGM Campaign 2006-2007 is Just Around the Corner Oct. 1 kicks off SCTE’s brand-new Member-Get-A-Member Campaign! All SCTE members are eligible to compete for fabulous SCTE prizes, including chances to win two 50-inch Plasma TVs. It’s not too late to order your recruitment kit and jump start your recruiting! Discover New Opportunities Today with SCTE Custom JobConnect The new interactive job service provides employers and job seekers with an easy-to-manage and highly targeted resource for online employment connections. From posting jobs online to searching for qualified candidates and jobs in the cable industry, SCTE Custom JobConnect is the premier electronic recruitment resource for the cable telecommunications industry. Get connected today! Purchase Implementing Training Scorecards by Lynn Schmidt, Editor; Jack J. Phillips, Series Editor (TR116) Are you interested in reporting training results to management and to your training department in a meaningful way? How do you know that your training has accomplished its objectives? Using a training scorecard provides a structure for establishing, tracking, compiling, and communicating training results. Actual cases are used to illustrate various approaches to creating and implementing training scorecards. The cases focus on a number of methods that can be used to measure and evaluate training programs, including their return-on-investment. Editor Lynn Schmidt is the director of the Leadership Institute at Nextel Communications, and she has more than 17 years of experience as a human and organization development professional in the fast-paced high-technology industry. She is certified in ROI evaluation and was president of the ROI Network. Available for purchase through the SCTE Bookstore. Retail Price: $39; SCTE Member Price: $35. www.scte.org/devams/cgi-bin/msascartlist.dll/ProductInfo

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