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NOVEMBER 10-11, 2020

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NO TRAVEL NEEDED

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EDUCATION SESSIONS

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LEARN & NETWORK

LINK to Learning, Inspiration, Networking and Knowledge

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WHY YOU SHOULD REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

  • Enjoy a Two-Day Live Educational Experience
  • Click and Meet! Networking has Never Been This Easy!
  • Be Inspired by Ieading ICT Thought Leaders
  • Scroll through different solution-based booths
  • Connect with Experts in a 1-1 or Collaborative Environment
  • Downloadable Resources, Fantastic Prizes and much more

Now more than ever, telecom/ICT professionals need products and solutions to deliver reliable services for the fixed and mobile essential networks they provide. ISE EXPO 2020 showcases the equipment, techniques and education to help transform, simplify and automate network services across the wireless and wireline networks. This newly formatted two-day virtual experience will delve into solutions and education from construction and engineering products to SDN and NFV technologies.


Experience leading-edge technologies, chat with vendors, and connect with network professionals and telecom thought leaders who are tackling challenges, exploring opportunities and developing innovative solutions for the industry’s continual transformation.


Some wireline and wireless products/solutions showcasing at ISE EXPO 2020:

  • C&E Planning: NetDev Ops/Open Source Networks
  • Core/Legacy
  • FTTX-FTTP-FTTA
  • IoT/URLLC
  • Mobile/Fixed Mobile Networks/5G-6G Evolution
  • Municipal Broadband
  • Network Reliability/Monitoring/Cybersecurity/Safety
  • Network Transformation/Intelligence/Orchestration
  • Power/Sustainability
  • FTTx
  • Professional Development/Leadership

What Companies Should Attend?

Attendees come from all sectors of the CSP industry, including internet, telephone, cable and wireless service providers, sub-contractors, engineers, as well as IT professionals from government, regulatory, municipal, utility and various related industries.


Who Should Attend?

Communications Service Providers (CSPs) executives, directors, managers, buyers, safety experts, operations management, planners, strategists, engineers, designers, inside and outside plant technicians, maintenance and construction staff, system testers, contractors, IT personnel and educators.

Keynote

Andrew Dugan,

Chief Technology Officer, Lumen

Andrew Dugan is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Lumen. He is responsible for the development, integration, and deployment, of Lumen’s global network supporting Consumer, Wholesale, Government, and Enterprise markets. Andrew is a veteran technology executive with more than 30 years of experience in building telecommunications networks, switching platforms and services platforms. Prior to his CTO role, he served as Lumen SVP of technology planning, network architecture and security. Dugan is an innovator with more than 20 networking patents

Tech Talks

Be Inspired by Network Visionaries’ Tech Talks

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Art Nichols

Vice President of Architecture and Technology 

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Colman Keane

Broadband Executive Director, City of Fort Collins, Fort Collins Connexion

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Catherine Moyer

General Manager and CEO, Pioneer Communications

Agenda


Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - CT

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Virtual Exhibit Floor Open

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening Keynote: Andrew Dugan, Chief Technology Officer, Lumen

Andrew Dugan
Chief Technology Officer, Lumen

 

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Session 1: The Power of Dashboards in OSP Projects

Kevin Maes
Vice President of Engineering, Millennium Geospatial

 

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2: Joint Fiber Backhaul and Wireless Access Network Planning for 5G Small Cell Deployments

Kevin Wynne
Head of Comsof Americas, Comsof

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Break: Opportunity to visit booths, participate in gamification, chat with fellow attendees, etc.

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 3: Service Provider Panel: COVID-19 Network Impact / Innovation and Solutions That Benefit Field Teams and Customers

Lauren Sanders
Chief Financial Officer, BBT

 


Gabe Waggoner
Executive Vice President – Operations, Consolidated Communications

 


Lee Hicks
Vice President – Network and Field Operations, Verizon Communications

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 4: FTTX in the Gigabit Era

Erik Gronvall
VP Service Provider Strategy & Business Development, CommScope

 

3:00 PM - 3:30PM

Break: Opportunity to visit booths; participate in gamification, chat with fellow attendees, etc.

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Session 5: 5G Pole Deployment and Fronthaul Fiber

Joshua Broder
CEO, Tilson Technology Management, Inc.

 

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Break: Opportunity to visit booths; participate in gamification, chat with fellow attendees, etc.


Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - CT

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Virtual Exhibit Floor Open

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote Tech Talks

Colman Keane
Broadband Executive Director, City of Fort Collins, Fort Collins Connexion

Catherine Moyer
General Manager and CEO, Pioneer Communications

Art Nichols
Vice President of Architecture and Technology Windstream

 

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Session 6: In the End There's Only One Network – Implications of Wireline and Wireless Convergence

Robert Whitman
VP, Global Carrier Networks Market Development, Corning

 

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 7: Assuring 5G Security

Jim Smith
Senior Vice President, Tempest Telecom Solutions, LLC

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Break: Opportunity to visit booths, participate in gamification, chat with fellow attendees, etc.

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 8: Is the Market Prepared to go From Millions to Billions More Endpoints With Wireless-to-Wireline Convergence?

Tom Warren
Sales Engineer, Clearfield

 

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 9: Looking Beyond Growth and Capacity to Build a Multi-Year Network Transformation Strategy

Luc Absillis
COO, First Principles Innovations, LLC

 

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break: Opportunity to visit booths; participate in gamification, chat with fellow attendees, etc.

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Session 10: Making the Case for Fixed Wireless Access Broadband

Kurt Raaflaub
Head of Product Marketing, Broadband Access, ADTRAN

 

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Break: Opportunity to visit booths; participate in gamification, chat with fellow attendees, etc.


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Frequently Asked Questions

November 10 – 11, 2020.
Yes, you will need to register to attend whether you attend one day or both days. You will receive a unique username and login once you register. Your unique login cannot be shared. The registration fee is .
Simply click on the registration button at the top of the landing page.
Attendees will have the ability to login with their unique user name and password and update/change their information.
Laura Salomon, ISE EXPO Show Director, lsalomon@isemag.com lsalomon@isemag.com
No, not without full registration.
There are no refunds as ISE EXPO content will be available for online access three months following the virtual event.
It’s the same conference with all the same benefits short of the in-person interaction, but live interaction is still available. This includes keynotes, education sessions, exhibition, networking, etc. During the live event there will be networking/interaction opportunities, including individual chats with exhibitors. One of the biggest benefits of the virtual conferences is that all educational sessions and keynotes are recorded. That means you can access and review sessions you weren’t able to attend live. This feature is available for the following three months after the live event.
o Attendee keynotes and educational seminars for industry best practices and takeaways
o Visit exhibit booths for product solutions
o Download brochures and documents along with emailing videos to yourself.
o Interact with attendees/exhibitors via chat rooms
o Audio/video calls with attendees and exhibitors
o Engage in Q&A
o Participate in the Scavenger Hunt and Leader Board for chance to win great prizes.
Attendees can engage in 1-1 chats with exhibitors and share their contact information with exhibitors.
Yes, attendees may email content from their "conference bags" during the entire on-demand period.

Technical Specifications & Questions

No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the internet.
For the best experience, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari or Firefox as your browser. The virtual summit is best viewed using Google Chrome V83.
The platform is not well supported on IE/EDGE.
We recommend Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge
Yes, you will be provided login credentials to test the system and get familiar with the interface.
Send an email to tech_iseexpo@vfairs.com to request technical assistance
Inside the event, there will also be a technical support chatroom
The on-demand content will be hosted for 3 months following the event.
Yes, it will be the same login process, attendees can continue to register during the on-demand period, as well.
Robin Queenan
Director, Sales – Events and Sponsorships
O: 773.754.3255
rqueenan@isemag.com