-NEDAS, a grassroots association located at the intersection of wireline and wireless with a goal of improving communications infrastructure to the edge for buildings, municipalities, public safety, enterprise solutions and more, announces the agenda for the 2019 Boston Symposium. The program features 20 speakers from 20 companies, including a Keynote from Boingo Wireless’ CTO, Dr. Derek Peterson, and a mix of panel and lightning talks. Discussions will focus on topics that include Preparing for 5G, Diversity and Adversity Challenges, Intelligent Infrastructure, Workforce Development, The Edge, DAS Design, Carriers and Commercial Real Estate Operator Relationships and more.
The event, taking place on July 17, 2019 at Convene located at One Boston Place begins at 1:30pm with welcome remarks from NEDAS’ President and Co-Chair, Ilissa Miller, and Steve Yapsuga, Co-Chair of the NEDAS Advisory Council and Market Development at Comba Telecom.
The program agenda includes:
Keynote by Boingo Wireless’ CTO, Derek Peterson
Panel: Preparing for 5G: “How Can Technology and Real Estate Support 5G and Other Next Generation Services?” featuring speakers from JLL, Vertical Bridge and Wireless 20/20
Panel: “Women in Tech – Diversity and Adversity Challenging the Norms,” featuring speakers from BroadStaff Global, Microsoft and Safe Fi Tech
Panel: “Intelligent Infrastructure From Citing For Small Cell Deployments, to Antenna Signals and Fiber Connectivity – How to Ensure a Network is Designed and Built for Success,” featuring executives from Connected2Fiber, eMuWave, GPRS, Mann RF Solutions and Phillips Lytle
Panel: “Carriers and CRE’s – a Symbiotic Relationship That Needs Clarity,” featuring speakers from Atlantic ACM, Zayo and ZenFi Networks
Three Lightning Talks will address a wide range of topics, including “Workforce Development Challenges of Telecom,” presented by Gina Rae of Timberline Communications; “Where is the Edge?,” delivered by Marty Hannigan of Deep Edge Technologies and “DAS Design: Key Considerations for Safety and Quality,” provided by Tom Kuklo of RFS World.
The sessions will be followed by a networking reception where attendees, speakers and sponsors will be able to mingle and share insights gleaned from the day’s program.
New for the 2019 NEDAS Boston Symposium is an event app, which provides all registered attendees access to the agenda and other information about the event and offers opportunities for participants to schedule meetings with other attendees. Once registered, attendees receive information on how to download the app, which is sponsored by TESSCO.
The event is sponsored by 12 companies including Amphenol Antenna Solutions, Anritsu, BroadStaff, Comba Telecom, MaxCell, TESSCO, Timberline Communications, Tilson Times Microwave Systems, Winncom, Wireless Supply and ZenFi Networks. NEDAS is supported by 11 annual sponsors including Platinum Sponsor ZenFi Networks and Gold Sponsors 1025Connect, ADRF, Anritsu, BroadStaff, CSquared Systems, Cobham, Corning, EdgePresence, Extenet and FiberLight. As a result, the 2019 NEDAS Boston Symposium is on track to be the largest event in that market for the association.
Following the NEDAS Boston Symposium, the association will be in New York City on September 5, 2019, and in Washington, D.C., on November 21, 2019. Registration and sponsorship opportunities for the New York City event is now open.
Media organizations are encouraged to attend. To request a press pass please email [email protected]
To learn more about the event including registration and the limited sponsorship opportunities that remain, please visit: https://www.nedas.com/events/nedas-boston-symposium-2019/
NEDAS sits at the intersection of the wireline and wireless worlds where interconnectivity is key to enabling the connected world. With the Internet of Things and mobility stretching the limits of today’s wireless infrastructure, new solutions and technologies must be deployed to enable the ability to communicate anything, anywhere at anytime. NEDAS fosters industry development through programs that drive discussions and debates through educational and networking events that encourage collaboration, public outreach and enablement for today’s connected world. NEDAS programs are influenced by its Industry-led Advisory Council and are supported by Annual Sponsors including 2019’s Platinum Sponsor: ZenFi Networks, and Gold Sponsors: 1025Connect, ADRF, Anritsu, BroadStaff, Cobham Wireless, Corning, CSquared Systems, Extenet and Fiberlight. For more information, visit www.nedas.com.