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Upcoming Industry Events


Austin, Texas — 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 GLOBECOM 2014.



Sophia Antipolis, France — December 9, 2014

oneM2M, the largest standardization body for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications will host a showcase event to demonstrate the newest release of M2M specifications that enable large-scale implementation of the Internet-of-Things (IoT). This open event is intended for participants in all segments of the M2M and IoT Industry ecosystem, including application-specific communities, services providers and implementors, as well as technology providers. Participation from industry-focused media and regional regulatory agencies is also welcomed.

Register today for this free event.


SDN and NFV: Next Generation Solutions for Network Management

San Jose, CA — February 4- 6, 2015

Software-defined networking and network functions virtualization are two keys to unlocking a more robust and malleable future for communications networks. As networks expand to cover a larger volume and greater diversity of devices, SDN and NFV offer solutions to keep up with the breakneck pace of growth while providing the versatility needed to link together such a breadth of hardware in one unified network. These two concepts combined offer vast potential to communications and network service providers looking to enhance the adaptability and speed of their burgeoning networks. This conference aims to bring together suppliers, operators and other key companies, organizations, executives and decision-makers, to understand the advantages and opportunities of these concepts and how to capitalize on SDN and NFV to reduce operational costs, grow network coverage and versatility, and integrate and update existing infrastructure and network architectures to prepare for the future of virtualization and network management.

Must Attend Session:
NFV and SDN: Network Management Solutions for Rapidly Growing Industries

This panel discussion serves as a forum for panelists to discuss the current state of both SDN and NFV, which have come to the forefront in a number of industries recently as an improved way to provide flexibility and expansion capabilities to networks marked by extensive and rapid growth. From growing and popular cloud data demands and particularly in diverse mobile telecommunications markets filled with a "mixed bag" of devices, these new concepts have helped providers react to the needs of their customer base, while at the same time allowing them to reduce their capital and operational expenses. This discussion is intended to provide an opportunity for panelists to speak on the most advantageous aspects of implementation in a group setting, and address any concerns or questions from the audience. Registrants are encouraged to submit questions or notify ACI of their interest in participating in the panel ASAP.

Panelist: Tom Anderson, Co-Convener, ATIS Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Forum; Principal Engineer - Mobility Architecture & Evolution, Cisco Mobility CTO

ATIS is a Media Partner of the SDN and NFV: Next Generation Solutions for Network Management.

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