(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TIA Conference to Address Key Developments in Networked Tech: Broadband Capacity, M2M, Cloud, Software-Defined Networks, Cybersecurity, & Energy Efficiency
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 14 -- The Telecommunications Industry Association issued the following news release:
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced that its upcoming annual conference will feature in-depth educational programs focused on issues that are critical to the future health of the network. TIA 2013 will bring executives, thought leaders, technologists and policymakers to Washington, D.C. on October 7-10 for highly interactive discussions around these emerging issues and to chart a path forward at time of incredible ICT growth and change.
TIA 2013 will feature a CTO Roundtable, a Policy Day and in-depth workshops. The conference will also include presentations by more than 250 ICT executives,with keynotes from acting FCC Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn, members of Congress, and the leadership of AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, CenturyLink, China Mobile, GENBAND, Frontier, Neustar, Samsung Mobile, Amazon Web Services, Sprint, Verizon and The Weather Company.
To obtain press credentials for the conference, contact Ashley Rook at AshleyRook@rational360.com or 202.429.4929. Members of the media may also click here to register online. For a full schedule of events, visit tia2013.org.
The six TIA 2013 educational tracks are:
Mobility & Broadband
Cloud adoption, mobile devices and other innovations are placing unprecedented demand on already overburdened networks, and technology innovations and policy solutions are only partially addressing the problem. These highly interactive sessions will explore how service providers can monetize networks, lower costs, improve the supply chain, and more.
M2M & The Internet of Things
Machine-to-Machine communications (also known as M2M or the Internet of Things), which allows seamless communication across any device anywhere in the world, is quickly becoming the most attractive growth opportunity for the global telecommunications industry. These sessions will expose participants to new opportunities in the Internet of Things.
Cloud & Data Centers
As more content and big data migrates to the cloud, government and businesses alike are struggling with demands on bandwidth and timely, reliable content delivery.These sessions will explore the evolving standards, technologies, policies and potential solutions for managing data center demand.
Government, Healthcare and Enterprise Networks
These sessions will help managers at government, health care and enterprise networks deal with ever-increasing customer expectations, new technological solutions and shrinking resources. Topics include leveraging big data, federal IT acquisition and procurement reform, data center optimization and more.
Sustainability & ICT
The ICT industry has a critical role in enabling savings by driving down the cost of energy in all sectors. This track will examine advances in energy efficientdata centers, smart buildings, Smart Grid, refurbished legacy network equipment, and virtualization - and how these innovations are reshaping the ICT industry and other sectors.
Customer Experience Management
Regardless of technological shifts and difficulties, customers expect fast, convenient and secure access to content. These sessions explore strategic customer experience management as a way to enhance business opportunities and revenue.
In addition to these educational tracks, TIA 2013 will feature in-depth workshops covering Software Defined Networks; FirstNet and Public Safety Standards; Cybersecurity; M2M; Data Center Optimization; Supply Chain Management; Streaming Video; Carrier Ethernet 2.0; and Quality of Networks.
WHO:Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
WHAT:TIA 2013: The Future of the Network
WHEN:Oct. 7-10, 2013
WHERE:Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745
Sponsors of TIA 2013: The Future of the Network include the Host Sponsor, GENBAND, along with ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent, Ascom, AT&T, Cisco, Dell, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Goodman Networks, Henkels & McCoy, IHS Global, ILS Technology, Integra Networks, Intel, Juniper Networks, McAfee, Panasonic, Power & TelephoneSupply, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave, TE Connectivity, Tellabs, Telmar, Verizon, Walker and Associates, and ZTE.
TIA 2013 also has the support of a number of industry organizations, including: BICSI, ChannelVision, Connected Nation, Consumer Electronics Daily, Convergencia Latina, Communications Daily, Current Analysis, Dark Fiber Community, DirectTrust, FierceMarkets, GigaOM, GlobalVision, GreenTouch, InfoComm, Inside Networks, IPSO Alliance, IT-AAC, Light Reading, MEF, Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), QuEST Forum, SDNCentral, Small Cell Forum, StateTelephone Regulation Report, TelecomHub, Telecom Review, Via Satellite, Washington Internet Daily, Wi-Fi Alliance, and others.
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