WINSTON-The Rural Internet Access Authority (RIAA) is planning Southeast Wireless 2003, a conference to discuss wireless technology trends and the impact on the Southeastern United States.

Attendees will discuss trends and find out how they can and do affect them. Also on display will be the latest in wireless Internet information, deployment, policy and security issues.

Southeast Wireless 2003 will be held on Dec. 2, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the M.C. Benton Convention & Civic Center in Winston-Salem.

The cost is $25 before Nov. 1 and $50 after. To register or for more information, visit the RIAA website, e-mail or call 1-866-NCRURAL.

The Raleigh-based RIAA, soon to be the e-NC Authority, is the group leading the e-NC Initiative to connect all North Carolinians to the Internet.

Southeast Wireless 2003 is sponsored by the N.C. Consortium of Internet Service Providers, QualComm, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Wind Channel Communications and the Business Information Group.