* Schedule subject to change.

Sunday, September 29, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Location:  Hall B-1 Foyer

    Monday, September 30, 7:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    • Location:  Hilton Riverside, Grand Ballroom, C&D
    AVAILABLE TO FULL CONFERENCE ATTENDEES,  REGISTRATION REQUIRED Hilton Riverside, Grand Ballroom, C&D Continental Breakfast 7:00 am, Session Runs 7:45 am - 11:30 am  10G is the broadband technology platform that ramps up from 1 Gbps that is widely available today to 10 Gbps, with lab trials going on now, and field trials to begin... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Presenter
    Dr.  Alberto Campos
    Fellow
    CableLabs
    Presenter
    Asaf Matatyaou
    Vice President of Solutions and Product Management, Cable Access Business
    Harmonic
    Presenter
    Bob Ferreira
    General Manager, Connected Home Division
    Intel
    Presenter
    Brian Scriber
    Distinguished Technologist and VP of Security Technologies
    CableLabs
    Presenter
    Charles Cheevers
    CTO, Home Networks
    CommScope
    Presenter
    Chris Bastian
    SVP and CTO
    SCTE•ISBE
    Presenter
    Mr.  Colin Howlett
    VP, Architecture
    Vecima Networks
    Presenter
    Dr.  Curtis Knittle
    Vice President Wired Technologies
    CableLabs
    Presenter
    Mr.  John Williams
    VP, Engineering & Architecture
    Charter
    Presenter
    Jonathan Pederson
    Chief Technology Officer
    Midco
    Presenter
    Mr.  Larry Wolcott
    Comcast Fellow
    Comcast
    Presenter
    Dr.  Robert Howald
    Comcast Fellow
    Comcast
    Presenter
    Dr.  Tom Cloonan
    CTO, Network Solutions
    CommScope
    Presenter
    Dr.  Werner Coomans
    Dept. Head
    Nokia Bell Labs

      Monday, September 30, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

      • Location:  Hall B-1 Foyer

        Monday, September 30, 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM

        • Location:  R06-R09
        For more event information and to register for this event, visit  https://www.cablelabs.com/event/envision2019 ...

          Monday, September 30, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

          • Location:  338-339
          Open to all members of the SCTE•ISBE Standards Program. To attend as a guest, please contact admin@standards.scte.org...

            Monday, September 30, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

            • Location:  Bayou Oaks at City Park
            Don’t miss your chance to play in the 28th Annual Cable-Tec Expo Golf Tournament. This year’s golf event will be played on Monday, September 30 at Bayou Oaks at City Park. Golfers will be teeing off at 1:00 PM CST. Lunch will be provided before the tournament. Special event and... ...read more...

              Monday, September 30, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

              • Location:  238-239
              Be sure to make your presence felt at the SCTE•ISBE Annual Membership Meeting, bring your questions and comments for the Society's board of directors and professional staff, all of whom will be on hand with answers and information....

                Monday, September 30, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                • Location:  243-244
                • Session Number:WLINE03
                Speaker(s)
                Tracks:
                  • Location:  225-227
                  • Session Number:INN01
                  Speaker(s)
                    • Location:  211-213
                    • Session Number:IoT01
                    Speaker(s)
                    Tracks:

                      Monday, September 30, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

                      • Location:  211-213
                      • Session Number:IoT02
                      Speaker(s)
                      Tracks:
                        • Location:  243-244
                        • Session Number:WLINE01
                        Speaker(s)
                        Tracks:
                          • Location:  218-219
                          • Session Number:AI01
                          Speaker(s)
                          Tracks:
                            • Location:  208-209
                            • Session Number:VID01
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                              • Location:  225-227
                              • Session Number:CV01
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                                • Location:  221-222
                                • Session Number:SEC01
                                Speaker(s)
                                Tracks:

                                  Monday, September 30, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

                                  • Location:  Hilton, River Room
                                  A longstanding Society tradition, the Loyal Order of the 704 will convene this year as it does every year.  The Loyal Order will gather at the Hilton to induct new members into the Loyal Order. As usual they will be welcomed into the fold amidst the fun, fanfare and auction... ...read more...

                                    Tuesday, October 01, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                    • Location:  R04-R05
                                    For information on how to Register, click Light Reading Breakfast Registration.  Despite a relatively late start, cable is now staking out its own turf in the software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) space, even leading the way in such aspects as the virtualization of access networks. Now that CableLabs has... ...read more...

                                      Tuesday, October 01, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

                                      • Location:  R01
                                      We invite you to join your fellow colleagues at the Christians in Communications Prayer Breakfast. This event is made possible to the support of Communications Associates and SCTE•ISBE. We look forward to seeing you as we gather for relaxed and comfortable fellowship.   Please RSVP by emailing Stacey Slaughter at sslaughter@ncti.com.   Additional information... ...read more...

                                        Tuesday, October 01, 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

                                        Tuesday, October 01, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

                                        • Location:  Hall B-1 Foyer

                                          Tuesday, October 01, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                          • Location:  206
                                          • Session Number:SEC02
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Tracks:
                                            • Location:  221-222
                                            • Session Number:BUS01
                                            Speaker(s)
                                            Tracks:
                                              • Location:  228-230
                                              • Session Number:WLESS03
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Tracks:
                                                • Location:  225-227
                                                • Session Number:CV02
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Tracks:

                                                  Tuesday, October 01, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                  • Location:  The Great Hall Foyer
                                                  Sponsored by:                             ...

                                                    Tuesday, October 01, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM

                                                    • Location:  The Great Hall
                                                    FASTEN YOUR SAFETY BELTS! 10G: A Game-Changer for Cable – And Our Customers Cable is on the threshold of its next big moment: the dawn of a 10G era that promises unprecedented capabilities for our networks and the customers we serve. Join a who’s who of technology leaders from across and beyond... ...read more...
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Co-author
                                                    Preetha VIjayakumar
                                                    Vice President, Enterprise Network and Communications Services
                                                    FedEx

                                                      Tuesday, October 01, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                      • Location:  Exhibit Hall Entrance

                                                        Tuesday, October 01, 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM

                                                          Fabulous FIRST teams and their remarkable robots will set up shop in the Events Lounge. Teams from local High schools will show off their robots and share how local cable company employees are engaging with their teams. Sponsored by: ...

                                                            Tuesday, October 01, 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM

                                                            Tuesday, October 01, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

                                                            • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                            It’s been a fast 10 months since the industry announced its 10G Initiative at the 2019 Consumer Electronics show – a lot has happened since then and we’re going to fill you in!  In this 10G-focused Innovation Stage opener, you’ll meet the architects behind the brand, the story, and the... ...read more...
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Presenter
                                                            Brian Dietz
                                                            SVP, Strategic Communications
                                                            NCTA
                                                            Presenter
                                                            Ms.  Leslie Ellis
                                                            Owner
                                                            Ellis Edits Inc.
                                                            Presenter
                                                            Rachel Beisel
                                                            Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, CableLabs
                                                            CableLabs

                                                              Tuesday, October 01, 12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

                                                              • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                               In the next three years, it is estimated that each person in North America will have over a dozen connected devices, and while there is no single device today that needs a multigigabit connection, the significant increase in connected devices per home will demand unprecedented levels of capacity in the... ...read more...
                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                              Presenter
                                                              Elad Nafshi
                                                              Comcast
                                                              Presenter
                                                              Jan Hofmeyr
                                                              EVP, Chief Network Officer
                                                              Comcast

                                                                Tuesday, October 01, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                • Location:  221-222
                                                                • Session Number:Sec03
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Tracks:
                                                                  • Location:  211-213
                                                                  • Session Number:IoT03
                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                    • Location:  243-244
                                                                    • Session Number:WLINE04
                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Tracks:
                                                                      • Location:  228-230
                                                                      • Session Number:WLINE09
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                        Tuesday, October 01, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                                        • Location:  338-339
                                                                        Cable workforce training is the foundation for optimizing network performance and customer experiences. It also results in greater ROI for the industry. Be part of this special invitation-only event that will focus on how to apply the basic elements of learning today and in the future to reap the rewards of a well-trained workforce. Learning and... ...read more...
                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                        Presenter
                                                                        Mr.  Charles Dillard
                                                                        Mgr, Curriculum Development
                                                                        Charter Communications Inc
                                                                        Presenter
                                                                        Damien DeBarra
                                                                        Learning Solutions Director
                                                                        Interactive Services
                                                                        Presenter
                                                                        Glenn Kenny
                                                                        VP Business Development
                                                                        Interactive Services
                                                                        Presenter
                                                                          Jessica Briskin, Ph.D
                                                                        Bloomsburg University
                                                                        Presenter
                                                                        Martha Soehren
                                                                        Chief Talent Development Office & SVP
                                                                        Comcast
                                                                        Presenter
                                                                        Micah White
                                                                        Director of Research & Development
                                                                        CGS
                                                                        Presenter
                                                                        Nancy Murphy
                                                                        Executive Director, Learning & Workforce Capability
                                                                        Cox Communications

                                                                          Tuesday, October 01, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                          • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                          Low latency is one of the 4 main pillars of cable’s 10G platform. In the 10G era, as we increasingly move into cable-mobile convergence, one aspect of low latency clearly stands out as a key enabler for cost effective mobile deployment – that’s Low Latency Xhaul (LLX). LLX brings sub-5msec latency to... ...read more...
                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                          Presenter
                                                                          Ben Lin
                                                                          CTO/Co-Founder
                                                                          SERCOMM
                                                                          Presenter
                                                                          Mr.  Damian Poltz
                                                                          VP Technology Strategy & Networks
                                                                          Shaw Cablesystems
                                                                          Presenter
                                                                          Dr.  Jennifer Andreoli-Fang
                                                                          Distinguished Technologist
                                                                          CableLabs
                                                                          Presenter
                                                                          John Chapman
                                                                          CTO Cable Access and Fellow
                                                                          Cisco
                                                                          Presenter
                                                                          Mr.  Shahed Mazumder
                                                                          Principal Strategist, Technology Strategy
                                                                          CableLabs

                                                                            Tuesday, October 01, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                                            • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                            Networks are rapidly evolving with new cloud technologies that render traditional service assurance tools blind. While Network Operations and Engineering need visibility to new virtualized and cloud infrastructure, they really need a common view for any network, any service and any subscriber to deliver seamless, service assurance continuity. Hear how... ...read more...
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Presenter
                                                                            Ryan Eccles
                                                                            Director, Systems Engineering
                                                                            Netscout
                                                                            Presenter
                                                                            Vikram Saksena Dr
                                                                            CTO Cable Markets
                                                                            NetScout Systems

                                                                              Tuesday, October 01, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                              • Location:  238-239
                                                                              The successful multi-year SCTE ISBE Energy 2020 program will hold its annual Expo meeting to focus on the latest cable operator energy initiatives.  Leading energy cable program managers will offer read-outs on important focuses and trends supporting the industry’s energy management program....

                                                                                Tuesday, October 01, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

                                                                                Tuesday, October 01, 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                                • Location:  228-230
                                                                                • Session Number:WLINE10
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                Tracks:
                                                                                  • Location:  211-213
                                                                                  • Session Number:IoT05
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                                    • Location:  221-222
                                                                                    • Session Number:BUS02
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Tracks:
                                                                                      • Location:  243-244
                                                                                      • Session Number:WLESS01
                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                                        Tuesday, October 01, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                                        • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                        GAP (Generic Access Platform) is going to revolutionize the service delivery network topology for the cable industry.  By standardizing on a COTS platform that delivers compute and data storage closer to the end user, GAP will allow Service Providers to deliver faster and richer broadband and multi-access edge services to... ...read more...
                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                        Presenter
                                                                                        Ed Dylag
                                                                                        Market Development Manager
                                                                                        Intel Networks Platform Group
                                                                                        Presenter
                                                                                        Elad Blatt
                                                                                        Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer
                                                                                        Silicom Connectivity Solutions Inc.
                                                                                        Presenter
                                                                                        George Goncalves
                                                                                        Business Development Director
                                                                                        Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.®
                                                                                        Presenter
                                                                                        Jay Lee
                                                                                        Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Broadband Access
                                                                                        ATX
                                                                                        Presenter
                                                                                        Matt Petersen
                                                                                        Vice President of Access Architecture
                                                                                        Charter
                                                                                        Presenter
                                                                                        Sean Welch
                                                                                        Vice President & General Manager, Cable Access
                                                                                        Cisco

                                                                                          Tuesday, October 01, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

                                                                                          • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                          What attendees will learn: With the largest CCAP customer base in the world, CommScope has the clearest view of cable service provider strategies worldwide. In this edition of Innovation Theater, the provocative Leslie Ellis pries the truth about virtualization out of Tom Cloonan and Chris Busch from CommScope’s Office of the... ...read more...
                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                          Chris Busch
                                                                                          Engineering Fellow
                                                                                          CommScope
                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                          Ms.  Leslie Ellis
                                                                                          Owner
                                                                                          Ellis Edits Inc.
                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                          Dr.  Tom Cloonan
                                                                                          CTO, Network Solutions
                                                                                          CommScope

                                                                                            Tuesday, October 01, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                            • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                            Comcast’s Chief Experience Officer Charlie Herrin will present on how the company is using new interactions and artificial intelligence to transform their customer experience. Comcast is building a platform that uses AI and ML to streamline all of their data points into one decision engine that determines a customer’s needs... ...read more...
                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                            Presenter
                                                                                            Charlie Herrin
                                                                                            Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Experience Officer
                                                                                            Comcast Cable

                                                                                              Tuesday, October 01, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                                                              • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                              At last year’s Expo, Jana Henthorn talked to women CEOs. This year Jana has assembled a panel of rising women leaders to discuss their experiences. Jana will talk to them about their challenges, their successes, and what they are doing to help the industry grow, as well as what must... ...read more...
                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                              Holly Hinze
                                                                                              Senior Director, Product Management Voice Services
                                                                                              Charter
                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                              Ms.  Jana Henthorn
                                                                                              President and CEO
                                                                                              The Cable Center
                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                              Refugio "Kukis" Moran
                                                                                              Sr. Director of the Network Service Desk
                                                                                              Comcast
                                                                                              Co-author
                                                                                              Sara Winegardner
                                                                                              Senior Editor
                                                                                              Access Intellignce
                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                              Tonya Adams
                                                                                              Executive Director, Network Operation
                                                                                              Comcast

                                                                                                Tuesday, October 01, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

                                                                                                  (Invitation Only) Sponsored by:  ...

                                                                                                    Tuesday, October 01, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

                                                                                                      (Invitation Only) Sponsored by: ...

                                                                                                        Tuesday, October 01, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

                                                                                                        Wednesday, October 02, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                        • Location:  Hall B-1 Foyer

                                                                                                          Wednesday, October 02, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                                                                          • Location:  R02-R03
                                                                                                          The quest for more bandwidth, higher transmission rates, and greater network efficiency continues, with operators implementing various plans to meet these goals. DOCSIS 3.1 deployments are well underway, and several operators are beginning Remote PHY deployments. Meanwhile, the industry awaits Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1, Remote MAC-PHY, Extended Spectrum, and other... ...read more...

                                                                                                            Wednesday, October 02, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                                                            • Location:  R01
                                                                                                            ACA Connects Breakfast at SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® Pres./CEO Matt Polka and SVP/Gov. Affairs Ross Lieberman of ACA Connects-America’s Communications Association’s will lead a discussion on the Association’s DC priorities and what can be expected in 2019-20 from the FCC and Hill.  With a focus on technical, operational, and engineering issues, ACA... ...read more...
                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                            Presenter
                                                                                                            Mark Dzuban
                                                                                                            President & CEO
                                                                                                            SCTE•ISBE
                                                                                                            Presenter
                                                                                                            Matthew Polka
                                                                                                            President and CEO
                                                                                                            ACA Connects
                                                                                                            Presenter
                                                                                                            Ross Lieberman
                                                                                                            Senior Vice President of Government Affairs
                                                                                                            ACA Connects

                                                                                                              Wednesday, October 02, 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM

                                                                                                              • Location:  Exhibit Hall, Innovation Theater
                                                                                                              First-place winners from local SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Games competitions are recognized for their achievements and come together at Cable-Tec Expo to compete in events that measure their technical abilities, such as cable splicing and meter reading, and demonstrate their knowledge. International Cable-Tec Games participants compete against each other for the international gold,... ...read more...

                                                                                                                Wednesday, October 02, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

                                                                                                                • Location:  R04-R05
                                                                                                                For information on how to Register, click Light Reading Breakfast Registration.  Over the last couple of years, North American cable operators have embraced mobile as a critical component of their expanding product bundles. In the U.S., for example, Comcast, Charter, Cox and Altice have all launched MVNOs with either Verizon or Sprint/T-Mobile.... ...read more...

                                                                                                                  Wednesday, October 02, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                                                                  • Location:  218-219
                                                                                                                  • Session Number:AI05
                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                                                                    • Location:  228-230
                                                                                                                    • Session Number:WLINE05
                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                    Tracks:
                                                                                                                      • Location:  208-209
                                                                                                                      • Session Number:WLESS02
                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                      Tracks:
                                                                                                                        • Location:  243-244
                                                                                                                        • Session Number:IoT04
                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                        Tracks:
                                                                                                                          • Location:  225-227
                                                                                                                          • Session Number:CV04
                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                          Tracks:
                                                                                                                            • Location:  206
                                                                                                                            • Session Number:Sec05
                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                                                                              Wednesday, October 02, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

                                                                                                                              • Location:  201-202
                                                                                                                              TechConnect mentees and mentors—your unique Women’s TechConnect network is invited to unite at the largest cable trade event in the Americas, the one and only SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® 2019.   The Women in Technology Mentee/Mentor Breakfast is an exclusive event arranged just for you to network with our past WIT winners, current... ...read more...

                                                                                                                                Wednesday, October 02, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

                                                                                                                                • Location:  221-222
                                                                                                                                • Session Number:VID02
                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                Tracks:
                                                                                                                                  • Location:  211-213
                                                                                                                                  • Session Number:CON04
                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                                                                                    • Location:  243-244
                                                                                                                                    • Session Number:WLINE06
                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                    Tracks:

                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, October 02, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                                                                                                      • Location:  228-230
                                                                                                                                      • Session Number:WLESS05
                                                                                                                                      The so-called spectral “mid-bands” have unique characteristics that are “just right” for many applications, with high available bandwidth and low propagation loss.  This workshop discusses the opportunities for mid-band use in wireless networks. Shaw Communications’ subsidiary Freedom Mobile, Canada’s fourth-largest mobile network operator, will present the results of its extensive... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                      Speaker
                                                                                                                                      Mr.  Bill Chotiner
                                                                                                                                      Head of RAN Evolution - Ericsson North America
                                                                                                                                      Ericsson
                                                                                                                                      Speaker
                                                                                                                                      Craig Schwechel
                                                                                                                                      Principal
                                                                                                                                      inCode Consulting, a division of Ericsson
                                                                                                                                      Speaker
                                                                                                                                      Dr.  Dave Morley
                                                                                                                                      Director, 5G & Regulatory
                                                                                                                                      Shaw Communications
                                                                                                                                      Moderator
                                                                                                                                      Mr.  Stephen Rayment
                                                                                                                                      VP Technology Strategy
                                                                                                                                      Ericsson
                                                                                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, October 02, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                                        • Location:  The Great Hall

                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, October 02, 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, October 02, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                                                          • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                          Please join Matt Polka, President and CEO of ACA Connects-America’s Communications Association, on the show floor at the Innovation Stage as he leads a discussion about broadband deployment in rural America.  Matt will be joined by leading CTOs and former CTOs that are now assisting companies deploying broadband.  They will... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                          Cash Hagen
                                                                                                                                          COO
                                                                                                                                          Evolution Digital
                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                          Josh Barstow
                                                                                                                                          EVP-Corporate Strategy & Business Development
                                                                                                                                          OpenVault
                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                          Ken Johnson
                                                                                                                                          Senior Vice President, Technology Services
                                                                                                                                          Cable ONE, dba Sparklight
                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                          Matthew Polka
                                                                                                                                          President and CEO
                                                                                                                                          ACA Connects
                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                          Tom Williams
                                                                                                                                          Vice President, Engineering and Technology
                                                                                                                                          Schurz Communications

                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, October 02, 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                                                                                                            • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                            Planning and Design Tactics to Minimize Downtime in your Network | As the world we live in becomes even more connected, uptime is more critical than ever. Are you ready for an emergency? In this session, you will learn what are the major causes of unplanned outages in addition to... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                            Presenter
                                                                                                                                            Cate McNaught
                                                                                                                                            Applications Marketing Manager
                                                                                                                                            Corning Optical Communications
                                                                                                                                            Presenter
                                                                                                                                            Frank Mccullough
                                                                                                                                            SVP/GM US Broadband
                                                                                                                                            TVC
                                                                                                                                            Presenter
                                                                                                                                            Mark Dzuban
                                                                                                                                            President & CEO
                                                                                                                                            SCTE•ISBE

                                                                                                                                              Wednesday, October 02, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                                                                                              • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                              Television remains the most powerful advertising platform to reach audiences, and its quality and engagement with viewers is unparalleled.  In order to ensure its continued growth and relevancy to advertisers, however, television must embrace data, targeting, measurement and attribution as fundamental capabilities on all forms of television – including linear... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                              Ed Knudson
                                                                                                                                              VP, Product & Strategy
                                                                                                                                              Canoe Ventures
                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                              Gerritt Niemeijer
                                                                                                                                              Ampersand
                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                              Jason Manningham
                                                                                                                                              General Manager
                                                                                                                                              BLOCKGRAPH
                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                              Sid Gregory
                                                                                                                                              VP, Internal Services
                                                                                                                                              Canoe Ventures
                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                              Steve Reynolds
                                                                                                                                              President
                                                                                                                                              Imagine Communications

                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, October 02, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                • Location:  238-239
                                                                                                                                                Business continuity is vital to all business large and small.  Our industry provides one of the essential services we all depend on and is growing in importance as people continue to develop new and creative ways to use our networks.  The focus of the 2019 Business Continuity/Emergency Preparedness session will... ...read more...

                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, October 02, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

                                                                                                                                                  • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                                  Connectivity and mobility have elevated your customers’ expectations to an unprecedented level and the coming advancements will continue to apply pressure on service. Reshape and reimagine the possibilities for your field team by creating an ecosystem that gets ahead of the pace of change with emerging technologies like 5G and... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                  Presenter
                                                                                                                                                  Jason Kuhn
                                                                                                                                                  Executive Director, Field Service
                                                                                                                                                  CSG

                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, October 02, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                    • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                                    As consumers engage ever more frequently with over-the-top (OTT) solutions, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) risk relying solely on speed and price to gain and retain subscribers – leading to a proverbial race to the bottom. However, by leveraging the direct relationships with their customers, there is a huge opportunity for... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                    Presenter
                                                                                                                                                    Jared Baumann
                                                                                                                                                    Vice President of Broadband Solutions
                                                                                                                                                    National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC)
                                                                                                                                                    Presenter
                                                                                                                                                    Ms.  Leslie Ellis
                                                                                                                                                    Owner
                                                                                                                                                    Ellis Edits Inc.
                                                                                                                                                    Presenter
                                                                                                                                                    Mr.  Michael Scardina PE
                                                                                                                                                    Director of Network Strategies and Technologies
                                                                                                                                                    Armstrong
                                                                                                                                                    Presenter
                                                                                                                                                    Tyson Marian
                                                                                                                                                    Chief Commercial Officer
                                                                                                                                                    Plume

                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, October 02, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                      • Location:  201-202
                                                                                                                                                      Sponsored By:  ...

                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, October 02, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, October 02, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                        • Location:  Ritz Carlton
                                                                                                                                                        For more event information and to register, visit  https://expo.scte.org/cable-tv-pioneers-banquet/ ...

                                                                                                                                                          Thursday, October 03, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                          • Location:  R02-R03
                                                                                                                                                          Lessons from Leaders: The Best Network Evolution Strategies to 10G Modernizing the cable plant is now a global phenomenon. Come hear from the operators who’ve been on the front lines of the future for the past 5 years. Get the information you need to build your battle plan for the next... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                                          Andrew Baxter
                                                                                                                                                          General Manager HFC Engineering
                                                                                                                                                          nbn
                                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                                          Bill Warga
                                                                                                                                                          Vice President Technology
                                                                                                                                                          Liberty Global
                                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                                          Carsten Engelke
                                                                                                                                                          Technical Director
                                                                                                                                                          ANGA Association
                                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                                          Chris Bastian
                                                                                                                                                          SVP and CTO
                                                                                                                                                          SCTE•ISBE
                                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                                          Marcos Takanohashi
                                                                                                                                                          SVP, Latin America Sales
                                                                                                                                                          Commscope

                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, October 03, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                            • Location:  Hall B-1 Foyer

                                                                                                                                                              Thursday, October 03, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                              • Location:  211-213
                                                                                                                                                              • Session Number:IoT06
                                                                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                              Tracks:
                                                                                                                                                                • Location:  221-222
                                                                                                                                                                • Session Number:SEC04
                                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                Tracks:
                                                                                                                                                                  • Location:  243-244
                                                                                                                                                                  • Session Number:WLINE07
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:  228-230
                                                                                                                                                                    • Session Number:WLESS04
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                    Tracks:
                                                                                                                                                                      • Location:  225-227
                                                                                                                                                                      • Session Number:CV05
                                                                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
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                                                                                                                                                                        Thursday, October 03, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:  203-205
                                                                                                                                                                        Adapting to an Automated World Come for breakfast and stay to hear the results of a unique new cable contractor survey presented by Heavy Reading for VIAVI. Following the survey results, there will be a contractor panel, moderated by SCTE•ISBE's Steve Harris. The panel will take a deeper dive into what... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                        Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                        Alan Breznick
                                                                                                                                                                        Cable/Video Practice Leader
                                                                                                                                                                        Light Reading
                                                                                                                                                                        Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                        Mr.  Steve Harris
                                                                                                                                                                        Executive Director, Technical Sales, Learning & Development
                                                                                                                                                                        SCTE ISBE

                                                                                                                                                                          Thursday, October 03, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                          Thursday, October 03, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

                                                                                                                                                                          • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                                                          Keynote:  Tom Adams, EVP Field Operations, Charter Bill Warga, VP Technology, Liberty Global Moderator: Jeff Baumgartner, Light Reading ...
                                                                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                          Bill Warga
                                                                                                                                                                          Vice President Technology
                                                                                                                                                                          Liberty Global
                                                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                          Jeff Baumgartner
                                                                                                                                                                          Senior Editor
                                                                                                                                                                          Light Reading
                                                                                                                                                                          Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                          Tom Adams
                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Vice President
                                                                                                                                                                          Charter

                                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, October 03, 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                            • Location:  333-334
                                                                                                                                                                            Open to all members of the SCTE•ISBE Standards Program. To attend as a guest, please contact admin@standards.scte.org ...

                                                                                                                                                                              Thursday, October 03, 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

                                                                                                                                                                              • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                                                              What role do cable companies have to play in the smart city movement? This session pairs executives from some of the nation’s largest cable providers with leaders from partner communities to examine joint efforts underway today, and the opportunities available on the horizon. Learn where smart city needs overlap with... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                              Alison Barlow
                                                                                                                                                                              Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                                              St. Petersburg Innovation District
                                                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                              Bill Maguire
                                                                                                                                                                              Founder
                                                                                                                                                                              Connected Communities LLC
                                                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                              Dominic Papa
                                                                                                                                                                              Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                                              The Institute for Digital Progress
                                                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                              Ms.  Mari Silbey
                                                                                                                                                                              Director, Communications
                                                                                                                                                                              US Ignite
                                                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                              Satya Parimi
                                                                                                                                                                              Group Vice President, Enterprise Data & Smart Cities
                                                                                                                                                                              Spectrum Enterprise
                                                                                                                                                                              Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                              Susan Anable
                                                                                                                                                                              Vice President of Government & Public Affairs
                                                                                                                                                                              Cox Communications

                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday, October 03, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                                                                Facing growing populations, aging infrastructure, and increasingly tech savvy residents and local businesses, cities are turning to technology to create a better community for their residents.  What types of projects are cities planning?  What challenges do they face as they seek to become smarter cities?  We'll explore how MSO's can... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                Cate McNaught
                                                                                                                                                                                Applications Marketing Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                Corning Optical Communications
                                                                                                                                                                                Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                Jason Nelson
                                                                                                                                                                                Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                                                Smart Cities Council
                                                                                                                                                                                Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                Mr.  Neil Illingworth
                                                                                                                                                                                Director of Advanced Technology & Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                                Liberty Global BV

                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, October 03, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                                                                  Join us for a sit-down with the CIO and CTO of New Orleans to hear how they think about connectivity, the city’s infrastructure, and the ways that technology can improve civic services. The discussion will cover challenges the city faces, but also how its leaders are making decisions about priorities,... ...read more...
                                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                  Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                  Jon Wisbey
                                                                                                                                                                                  Chief Technology Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                  City of New Orleans
                                                                                                                                                                                  Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                  Kimberly Walker LaGrue
                                                                                                                                                                                  Chief Information Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                  City of New Orleans
                                                                                                                                                                                  Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ms.  Mari Silbey
                                                                                                                                                                                  Director, Communications
                                                                                                                                                                                  US Ignite

                                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday, October 03, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:  Exhibit Hall - Innovation Theater
                                                                                                                                                                                    This session will present the finding of a $150,000 research project completed by the National Research Council (NRC), entitled “Improving Organizational Productivity with Building Automation Systems”. This research synthesized existing data which will enable decision-makers to benchmark their buildings against others on multiple organizational productivity metrics. This presentation will provide... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                                    Greg Walker
                                                                                                                                                                                    Research Director
                                                                                                                                                                                    CABA

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