9:00 am – 9:50 am
Passive Optical LAN: A Game-Changer for Enterprise Networks
With a variety of advantages over legacy Ethernet networks, Passive Optical LAN can meet the needs of both individual buildings and campus networks. With data and video consumption forecast to soar in the coming years, there’s a growing demand for education about this burgeoning field.
Larry Johnson – President and Founder, The Light Brigade
10:00 am – 10:50 am
Delivering Fiber Broadband to Multi-tenant Office Buildings
Property owners and managers can now give their tenants the blazing speeds for uploading and downloading large data files that they are demanding – or soon will be. With their new fiber connections, tenants will be able to access a wide selection of network, security and cloud-based services and gain the capabilities of operating their businesses at their full potential.
Stephen Mayo – President and Owner, Inteleconnect, Inc.
Matthew Beattie – Executive Director, AT&T Fiber Ready
Christopher Curtin – National Sales Director, Verizon
2:30 pm – 4:20 pm
Revenues Beyond the Triple Play: Opportunities For Network Operators
"We promise an entertaining and very informative presentation Nobody is going to walk out without some good new ideas . . ." – Doug Dawson
This practical session reviews all of the alternate revenue streams and opportunities beyond the triple play being realized on networks today in the quest to maintain profitability. Products covered will include home automation and the Internet of Things, modern security systems, cloud services, carrier services, MVNO wireless, advanced business services and Wi-Fi as a business line – and more.
Doug Dawson – President, CCG Consulting
Derrel Duplechin – Vice President of Engineering, CCG Consulting
5:10 pm – 6:10 pm
Broadband Adoption, Seniors and the Role of Technology in Livable Communities
Broadband has become a critical tool in helping seniors live healthy, productive, connected lives. Telemedicine and other technologies are changing the way today’s seniors obtain medical care and related services. With fewer than 50 percent of seniors using the Internet, adoption is a pressing issue. Experts will describe valuable lessons from successful projects in New York City and elsewhere aimed at increasing adoption.
Steve Traylor – Executive Director, NATOA
Tom Kamber – Executive Director, OATS (Older Adults Technology Services)
Jarod Giger – University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences
Aaron W. Smith – Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project