CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
8:30am
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  
Continental Breakfast Served - Full conference badges only
X-01
9:00-9:55am
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  Asterisk World
Asterisk from Scratch - Part 1 - Intro to Asterisk & Asterisk Architecture
AFS-01
Asterisk from Scratch is the 2016 edition of the wildly popular Asterisk 1-2-3 Seminar. It is a well-rounded informative overview of the Asterisk Project, with a focus on the essentials a general "newbie" should know. All are welcome! Whether you are managing a team deploying an Asterisk implementation, evaluating potential replacements for a legacy telephony solution, or are simply new to Asterisk, this talk has something to offer you. This all-day seminar is broken into multiple sessions, beginning with background information such as the history of Asterisk and examples of fundamental configuration for a call flow and features such as Voicemail, IVR and will include a comparison of SIP channel driver configuration in Asterisk 13.
10:00-10:55am
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  Asterisk World
Asterisk from Scratch - Part 2 - Installing Asterisk & Intro to DialPlan
AFS-02
11:00am
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation by The Wireless Infrastructure Association
K-01
President & CEO
WIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association
11:30am
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation by RingCentral: What AI and the Cloud Revolution Means for Business Communications
K-02
SVP of Cloud Operations
RingCentral
This session will look across the tech landscape at the disruptive technologies that are increasing in prominence and speculate as to which will be most impactful for business communications – namely, AI and Cloud Computing. Curtis will highlight the current challenges of these transformative technologies and share strategies for preparing your organization for these changes. This “view from the top” will outline the latest trends and developments in AI and Cloud Computing technology innovation for enterprise communications to help you shape your future strategy.
12:00pm
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  
Conference Luncheon - Featuring presentation by Vertical - Full conference badges only
X-02
President & Chief Executive Officer
Vertical Communications
1:00-1:55pm
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  Asterisk World
Asterisk from Scratch - Part 3 - Configuring Endpoints & Interactive Dialplan
AFS-03
2:00-2:55pm
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  Asterisk World
Asterisk from Scratch - Part 4 - Advanced Dialplan
AFS-04
4:00pm
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation by iconectiv: Never Underestimate the Power of Identity
K-03
Chief Technology Officer
iconectiv
Every day, nearly every person, in every city, in every country is connecting to something or someone. We take these connections for granted, but should we in the digital world? The mobile identity is a powerful thing – and it seems simple and secure – but is it? The stakes are high with subscribers being defrauded of thousands and even a million dollars when that power gets into the wrong hands? How do we strive to ensure that a person’s identity is never compromised. Chris Drake, CTO, iconectiv, will discuss the power of the telephone number as an identity and provide insights and strategies for ensuring that this identity can be trusted as the gold standard for identifying and authenticating people in our digital economy.
4:30pm
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation by IBM - Infrastructure Innovation for the Cognitive and Cloud Era
K-04
General Manager, Strategy & Development
IBM
Data is the new natural resource that is transforming industries and professions. Cognitive computing is redefining and re-imagining how we interact with data. To succeed in the Cognitive era, businesses must deliver applications that collect and mine oceans of data for actionable insights to gain a competitive edge. To enable this, a next-generation hybrid cloud infrastructure must connect data from all sources, including traditional enterprise systems as well as mobile data. This infrastructure must dynamically and economically deal with an explosion in data volume and it must deliver the computing power necessary to perform the analytics flexibly and with high performance.
5:00-7:00pm
Wednesday - 02/08/17
  
ITEXPO Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception
X-03
Thursday, February 09, 2017
8:30am
Thursday - 02/09/17
  
Continental Breakfast Served - Full conference badges only
X-04
9:00am
Thursday - 02/09/17
  General Session
Special General Session: Cloud UC - Innovation Awaits
GS-01
SVP of Cloud Operations
RingCentral
CMO
8x8
VP, Product Marketing & Media Relations
Broadsoft
CEO, Group Editor-in-Chief
TMC
The evolution of the Internet has revolutionized application and service delivery, management, and consumption. With the emergence of cloud computing, communication has taken yet another turn toward being ubiquitous, with cloud communications offering up new opportunities for businesses and providers alike to take business communications to the next level. By all estimates, the market has years of growth ahead of it, growing into the tens of billions of dollars by the next decade as it continues to revolutionize the way businesses function. This general session features cloud UC powerhouses who will address not only market growth and business innovation, but also how other trends, like the eventual emergence of 5G technologies, vendor consolidation, and security breaches are impacting the community as a whole.
10:00am
Thursday - 02/09/17
  Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation by Onvoy: The Next Stage in the Evolving Cloud Communications and Managed Services Space
K-05
CEO
Onvoy, LLC
10:30am
Thursday - 02/09/17
  Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation by Vmware - Mind Shift: Learning to Thrive Amid Disruption and Digitization
K-06
SVP and GM End-user Computing
VMware
New technologies like mobile devices and the cloud have given businesses the ability to rapidly adopt new business models. With rapid changes in business come rapid changes in the roles of people and technologies. A user’s identity, role and their workplace (location/device) will define their workspace that can consist of both traditional apps or new emerging cloud or mobile apps. Offering multiple services to meet the needs of unique users is a good thing, but delivering different experiences across those services is no longer acceptable. The experience needs to be seamless across scenarios, user groups and devices. This session will discuss the mindset shift that leaders must make in order to thrive within this digital disruption and share best practices that they can implement to ensure a seamless experience within their own businesses.
11:00am-4:00pm
Thursday - 02/09/17
  
ITEXPO Exhibit Hall Open
X-05
12:00pm
Thursday - 02/09/17
  
Conference Lunch Tickets - Full conference badges only
X-06
1:00-1:55pm
Thursday - 02/09/17
  Asterisk World
Using Asterisk and Kamailio for Reliable, Scalable and Secure Communication Solutions
AW-01
VoIP Engineer
LOD Communications
Asterisk (the most popular Open Source communications platform in the world) and Kamailio (a very popular Open Source SIP server) together can be used to provide an enterprise class, secure and scalable VoIP system. Not only can Kamailio provide a great front end for load sharing to a number of Asterisk instances, but it is particularly useful to help your deployment remain strong during brute force attacks, fraud attempts, and other security threats in today's world.
2:00-2:55pm
Thursday - 02/09/17
  Asterisk World
The Digium Advantage - On Premises and Cloud Solutions
AW-02
Switchvox Product Marketing Manager
Digium
Digium, the creators and primary sponsors of Asterisk have an amazing range of products and services that have all been developed on or for Asterisk. Attend this presentation to see how these can be used to improve your deployments, boost your support offerings and contribute to your bottom line!
3:00-3:55pm
Thursday - 02/09/17
  Asterisk World
Asterisk ARI Primer
AW-03
CEO/Chief Architect
Greenfield Technologies Ltd
The Asterisk ARI (Asterisk RESTful Interface) is quickly becoming the preferred way to use Asterisk for many web developers and communications solutions designers. Attend this presentation to learn the essentials to get going with this flexible approach to integrating Asterisk. Your presenter, Nir Simionovich, has been using Asterisk for many years, both natively and through the various interfaces available - and is just the right person to guide you to getting the best results from using the ARI.
4:00pm
Thursday - 02/09/17
  General Session
IDEA Showcase - Startup Pitch Event - Featuring Keynote by Jeff Pulver
GS-02
4:15pm
Thursday - 02/09/17
  Keynote Presentation
IDEA Showcase Keynote Address by Jeff Pulver
K-07
Founder
PulverHWC
8:00pm
Thursday - 02/09/17
  
ITEXPO Networking After Dark Party - Atlantic Hotel - Sponsored by 888VoIP, Sonus, Cox, Spectrum, Bicom, DIDx, snom,Vtech, Tender Software and Comcast
X-07
Friday, February 10, 2017
8:30am
Friday - 02/10/17
  
Continental Breakfast Served - Full conference badges only
X-08
9:00-9:55am
Friday - 02/10/17
  Asterisk World
Mobile Call Center Apps for Asterisk - When they Work... and When they Break
AW-04
Co-Founder
Xenialab
What normally works just fine for a PBX or traditional Call Center environment is not necessarily that compelling when you need agents or supervisors working inside Mobile Teleworking scenarios. The situation gets even more critical when we explore the mobile multi channel environment or video WebRTC scenarios. Concepts, ideas, prototypes and... Dangerous demos will be showed during this presentation!
10:00-10:55am
Friday - 02/10/17
  Asterisk World
VoIP Security 101 - What You Need to Know
AW-05
Senior Consultant
Greenfield Technology
Can your company afford to ignore VoIP security? With the number of attacks on your telephone services and mobile devices your chance of being attacked and financial liability is at an all time high. This session offers an introductory primer to securing your VoIP PBX. This talk will include explanations about common attacks, how they can find you, and common techniques you can use to defend your company. There will be examples of attacks and will include a screen capture of a (failed) brute force attack on a PBX.
11:00-11:55am
Friday - 02/10/17
  Asterisk World
Taking Advantage of the Newer Asterisk Features
AW-06
Developer Products Training Manager
Digium
Asterisk 12 was a major leap from previous versions of Asterisk in a number of different ways... With Asterisk 13 as the current LTS (long term support) release and Asterisk 14 available, now is a great time to learn about some of the key features of these new versions so that you can take advantage of them. Come and hear Digium Training Manager Chris Howard explain how you can integrate them into your Asterisk deployments.
11:00am-2:00pm
Friday - 02/10/17
  
ITEXPO Exhibit Hall Open
X-08

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