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Industry Events

Big Telecom Event

Light Reading Big Telecom Event

June 17 - 18, 2014

ATIS Session: How Far Away is the Network of the Future and What Does it Look Like?

Moderator: Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, LightReading
Panelists: Marcus Weldon, CTO Alcatel Lucent and President of Bell Labs
Jay Bluhm, Vice President Network Planning, Sprint
Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO, TELUS
Dave Flessas, SVP Network Operations and Planning, Time Warner Cable

The complete one-hour video of the panel is available here.

Upcoming Industry Events

OSP Expo

OSP Expo 2014: Connect. Discover. Engage. Learn.

Baltimore, MD — September 30 - October 2, 2014

Don't miss the industry-leading telecom trade show for today's rapid wireless and wireline network evolution. Telecom network professionals from more than 40 countries worldwide come for wall-to-wall activity including field trips, live demos, actionable education, thought leadership, commanding keynotes, face-to-face networking and infrastructure solutions shopping.

OSP EXPO 2014 provides total access and complete connections all in one place.

Must Attend Sessions:

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Today’s Digital Homes: The Challenges in Powering, Protecting and Connecting
Jim Pelegris, ATIS PEG Chairman and Business Development Manager, Surge Protection Systems, Bourns, Inc.

Thursday, October 2, 2014
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
IP Protection for VDSL2, GigE, 10GigE and Beyond
Ernie Gallo, Director, Ericsson and Past ATIS PEG President

For more information visit

ATIS is a Media Sponsor of the OSP Expo 2014.

IIT Real-Time Communication Conference and Expo

IIT Real-Time Communications Conference and Expo

Chicago, IL — September 30 - October 2, 2014

The IIT RTC Conference and Expo is a globally recognized collaborative event, where industry and academia connect. Leveraging its unique academic setting, this annual conference brings together technical professionals and business executives from the data and telecommunications industry, standards bodies, policy and regulatory institutions, and academic educators and researchers to promote an open exchange of ideas to lead future development in the rapidly changing field of real-time communications.

We are happy to announce that IPTComm, an international conference, now in its 6th year, is co-located with the Real-Time Communications Conference this year. IPTComm will include presentations of theoretical and experimental achievements, innovative systems, prototyping efforts, case studies, and advancements in technology. The associated papers will be published in the ACM Digital Library.

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Register today to take advantage of the ATIS member discount by entering the code ATISDISC at the conclusion of your registration.

ATIS is an Organization Partner of the IIT Real-Time Communications Conference and Expo.



Austin, TX — December 8 - 12, 2014

Austin is proud to be hosting the IEEE Communications Society’s Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) in the heart of Silicon Hills (technology corridor of the Southwest) from Dec 8 thru 12, 2014 at the Austin Hilton Hotel Complex. IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 is promised to be the best digital conference aimed at delivering a unique value proposition and enriching experience to attendees. The conference will offer the latest technology research for the technical community along with an innovative program for industry management and engineers. The program will also feature keynote speakers, industry panels, company showcase and an outstanding social program. Austin has a great music scene and nightlife; and the conference will be held right in the heart of the most vibrant downtown in the southern United States. For details including the early registration deadline, please visit

ATIS is an Association Supporter of GLOBECOMM 2014.