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Pre-Conference Symposium Monday, Sept. 22, in conjunction with SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2014



"Scheduled from 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center, the symposium is a joint presentation of SCTE and CableLabs. The event will feature four sessions each on wireless and DOCSIS 3.1.

The current schedule of sessions comprises:

9:15 AM—Carrier Grade Wi-Fi
Mark Poletti, Lead Wireless Architect, CableLabs

9:45 AM—Wi-Fi Analytics, Cloud and Radio Resource Management
Scott Helms, Vice President of Technology, ZCorum

10:45 AM—Community Wi-Fi
Vivek Ganti, System Engineer, CableLabs

11:30 AM—Wi-Fi Antenna Design and Surveying
Perry Correll, Principal Technologist, Xirrus, Inc.

1:00 PM—DOCSIS 3.1: Current Status and Schedule
Jorge Salinger, Vice President, Access Architecture, Comcast and Belal Hamzeh, Director and Principal Architect, CableLabs

1:30 PM—DOCSIS 3.1: Bandwidth Opportunities
Belal Hamzeh, Director and Principal Architect, CableLabs

2:30 PM—DOCSIS 3.1 Profiles – Customizing Bandwidth
John Chapman, CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, Cisco Systems, Inc.

3:15 PM—DOCSIS 3.1 Operational Integration and Proactive Network Maintenance Tools
Brady Volpe, President and Founder, The Volpe Firm

SCTE chairs for the wireless and DOCSIS 3.1 programs, respectively, are Steve Harris, Senior Director, Advanced Network Technologies, and Marty Davidson, Vice President, Engineering and Network Operations.

Additional details on the symposium, including pricing and registration information, are located at http://expo.scte.org/symposium/. The pre-conference symposium is sponsored by Amdocs.

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo is the leading venue for helping the cable telecommunications industry and its workforce to reduce costs, deploy new services and increase customer satisfaction. SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2014 is scheduled for Monday through Thursday, Sept. 22-25 and will feature thought leaders confronting technical challenges facing the industry; peer-to-peer interaction and networking; hundreds of hands-on, technology-centric exhibits; an extensive menu of robust and relevant technical workshops; the International Cable-Tec Games; the IP Challenge highlighting expertise in IP networking and engineering; and other events. Tony Werner, executive vice president and CTO of Comcast Cable, is the chairman of the Program Committee for this year’s event. Registration for SCTE Cable-Tec Expo(r) is available at http://expo.scte.org/registration/."


Mia Colabrese

Mia Colabrese has over 20 years of Cable TV Broadband experience. Focused in telecommunications product development and marketing. She is a graduate from Penn State University.


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