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Industry Events

ATIS is proud to support the following ICT industry events:
Consumer Relations Consortium

Consumer Relations Consortium and Innovation Council Spring 2018 Meeting

April 25 - 26, 2018
Hosted by: the iA Institute
2425 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201

The Consumer Relations Consortium (CRC) is a membership group for larger accounts receivable management firms, creditors, and technology providers. The group is dedicated to engaging in high quality dialogue with regulators, consumer groups and others in an effort to produce common sense solutions that benefit consumers, creditors and servicers.

Must See Session:
STIR/SHAKEN overview
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Speaker: Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist, ATIS

Smart Cities Silicon Valley

Smart Cities Silicon Valley

May 7 - 9, 2018

Santa Clara, CA

Breakthrough technologies that will define the communities of tomorrow and pioneering cities deploying them today will be featured at the second annual Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley, May 7-9 in Santa Clara, CA. “Accelerating the Innovation Economy” is the theme of this must-attend event for forward-thinking city leaders and professional staff.

Register today and receive a 10% ATIS member discount using the code SCWSV!18Atis.

ATIS is a Smart Cities Media Partner.

Big Communications Event

BIG Communications Event

May 14 - 16, 2018

Austin, Texas

Light Reading's Big Communications Event covers the industry's most pressing topics, including automation, AI, machine learning, SD-WAN, telco data center and more. This year’s event will feature speakers from leading service providers and carriers including BT Americas, AT&T, Sprint, CenturyLink, Verizon and more. Additional event highlights include an audience of 1,500 qualified attendees, live demos, and co-located events including 5G North America and Broadband Summit.

Service providers and others may qualify for free admission. Don’t qualify for free admission? Guests of ATIS will receive VIP admission and 20% off. Register here and use discount code: VIPATIS

Must See Session:
Service Assurance: Cloud-Native & Decomposed
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Moderator: Denise Culver, Online Research Director, Heavy Reading
Panelist: Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist, ATIS
Eyal Harari, Chief Operating Officer, Radcom

ATIS is BIG Communications Event Supporting Partner.

5G North America

5G North America

May 14 - 16, 2018

Austin, Texas

For over a decade, LTE North America and now 5G North America has been an important source of inspiration, education and transformation for the North American telecommunications sector. Today, this sector is more ambitious than ever to implement new technologies and services to benefit everyday consumers and businesses. With the advent of 5G upon us, carriers will once again use 5G North America as a platform to announce new technological advancements and lay down their plans for hyper-connectivity across the continent.

The eleventh edition of 5G North America will draw upon leading minds, business influencers and legendary C-Level executives who will discuss the evolution of LTE, early 5G field trials, the business case for 5G and the tech that underpins this transformative technology.

For our latest edition, we pledge to ensure that our audience be presented with exclusive survey findings, industry data, case studies and business intelligence unavailable at any other conference. In addition, as a proud supporter of women in STEM, we’re excited to break barriers to ensure the most vibrant gathering of telco professionals in North America.

Must See Sessions:
The Migration Plan to 5G NR
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
3:20 - 3:50 pm
Moderator: Berge Ayvazian, Principal Consultant, Wireless 20/20
Panelist: Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist, ATIS
Jeorge Hurtarte, Product Manager, LitePoint

Artificial Intelligence and the 5G Network
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
4:50 - 5:10 pm
Speaker: Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist, ATIS

5G's Deployment Plan: Creating Agile, Software-Based Infrastructure
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
9:20 - 9:50 am
Moderator: Monica Paolini, Senza Fili Consulting
Panelist: Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist, ATIS
Nirlay Kundu, Distinguished Architect, Verizon Innovation Labs

The Future of IoT
Wednsday, May 16, 2018
4:20 - 4:50 pm
Moderator: Narasimha Rao Vadrevu, Principal, VN Telecom Consultancy
Panelist: Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist, ATIS
Rajesh Vargheese, Principal, IoT Enterprise Solutions, Verizon

For more information, visit the 5G North America website.

ATIS is 5G North America Endorsing Association.

Internet of Things World

Internet of Things World

May 14 - 17, 2018

Santa Clara, California

Internet of Things World is the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event, taking place in the heart of Silicon Valley. Celebrating its 5th anniversary, this year’s event will welcome 12,000+ attendees, 450+ speakers, and 300+ exhibitors.

With a focus on IoT in action, Internet of Things World provides a unique place to network and learn with the growing IoT community, and delivers business-critical information to help you achieve ROI & real-world results from IoT. The conference agenda covers strategic and technical content from every sector, including manufacturing & supply chain, smart cities, energy & utilities, connected cars, smart home, healthcare, smart buildings & construction, plus much more.

In addition to conference passes, the event offers free expo only passes to browse the expo hall with access to selected stages and opportunities to meet new suppliers.

For more information or to register for a pass that suits your needs, visit the event website.

ATIS is an Internet of Things World Event Partner.

IoT North America

Internet of Things North America

May 31 - June 1, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

Internet of Things North America is a technical event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles, people, and enterprise operations. One of the oldest IoT events in the United States, IoT North America covers all facets of the industry including the IoT Ecosystem, Systems Design, IoT Networks, Big Data, Cloud, Security, DevOps, Smart City, and much more. The 2018 event will be held in Chicago, Ill. area on May 31 – June 1, 2018.

ATIS is an Internet of Things North America Supporting Organization.



August 14 - 16, 2018

Denver, Colorado

ISE EXPO is the ICT industry’s premier educational event for wireline and wireless network transformation. From construction and engineering products to SDN and NFV technologies, we deliver what you need. Discover why network professionals from around the globe attend for engaging seminars, live demo zone, commanding keynotes, hands-on workshops and face-to-face networking.

Learn the Latest in Surge Protection Technologies, Standards and Applications
Speaker: Jim Pelegris, ATIS PEG Conference Chair; Business Development Specialist, ITW Linx

ATIS is an ISE EXPO Industry Partner.