What happens when a couple of mavericks are dropped off in the middle of Cedar Falls, Iowa? It may sound like a new reality series on A&E, but it’s actually the latest edition of the Cable Mavericks lecture series. Cox Communications President Pat Esser and MTV NetworksE.V.P.Jessica Heacock share insights at the University of Northern Iowa. Also dispersing a little intellectual capital, CTAM holds its Business Services Forum at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott, while the Consumer Electronics Association throws its Washington Forum in DC. The latter offers "The Transition to Digital Television—Who, What, Where….and What Next?" with commentary from NCTA President Kyle McSlarrow. And as if you needed a reason to visit YouTube, the Web video colossus announces its 2006 video award winners.