2019 Schedule

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration Open
Sponsored by Google
Commonwealth Ballroom Lobby
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Deal Center Open
Commonwealth Ballroom
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast in the Expo Hall
Sponsored by Bandwidth
Commonwealth Ballroom
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Channel Acceleration Boot Camp
Presented by AchieveUnite

Speaker: Theresa Caragol, Founder and CEO, AchieveUnite Inc.
Olmsted Ballroom
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Authentic Leadership, Collaboration, Empowerment (ACE): Innovate Yourself
Presented by AchieveUnite

Speaker: Theresa Caragol, Founder and CEO, AchieveUnite Inc.
Olmsted Ballroom
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch 
Olmsted Ballroom Foyer
12:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Policy Workshop
  • TCPA and Robocalling: Steve Augustino, Partner, Kelley Drye
  • Spectrum and 5G: Michele Farquhar, Partner, Hogan Lovells
  • Fiber and Wireless Infrastructure Deployment: Katherine K. Mudge, Partner, Enoch Kever
  • Broadband Deployment and E-Rate Program: Tamar Finn, Partner, Morgan Lewis;
    Travis Noble, Senior Vice President of Sales, Unite Private Networks; and Jeffrey Strenkowski, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel of Governmental Affairs, Uniti Fiber and Uniti Group
  • Universal Service Funding: Sharon Thomas, President and Consultant; and Carey Roesel, Vice President and Consultant, Inteserra Consulting Group
Olmsted Ballroom
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

How to Be a Woman in Technology
Hosted by Alliance of Channel Women and INCOMPAS
Sponsored by SRP Telecom and Televergence Solutions

Speakers:

  • Cheryl O'Donoghue, President, Emotional Intelligence Leadership Training Solutions, LLC; and
    Co-Founder, Mission Sisters Who Work
  • Nancy Ridge, President, Ridge Innovative; and Founder and Past President, Alliance of Channel Women
  • Deb Ward, CEO, Televergence

Olmsted Ballroom

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Dedicated Exhibitor Hours
Off to the Races: A Broadband Derby Opening Reception
Opening night reception sponsored by Bandwidth, DISH, Fatbeam, FirstLight Fiber, Google, GTT Communications, Segra and Uniti Fiber

Cigar Rolling Station sponsored by Granite Telecommunications LLC
Commonwealth Ballroom

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
Sponsored by Google
Commonwealth Ballroom Lobby
7:30 a.m. –4:00 p.m. Deal Center Open
Commonwealth Ballroom
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Expo Hall and Meeting Spaces Open
Commonwealth Ballroom
7:30 a.m. – 8:55 a.m. C-Suite Networking Breakfast Program (Open to senior level executives only)
Achieving Successful Network Technology Migration 
Sponsored by Axcent Networks

 

Moderator: David Wuensch, Vice President of Business Development, Axcent Networks

Speakers:

  • Brian Kurkowski, Principal Member of Technical Staff, FirstLight Fiber
  • Christopher Levendos, Vice President, Network Engineering and Operations, Crown Castle
  • Tina Metivier, Vice President, Emergency Services Operations, Inteliquent
Olmsted Ballroom
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast & Coffee Bar in the Expo Hall
Sponsored by Bandwidth
Commonwealth Ballroom
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Kurt Van Wagenen, President and CEO, FirstLight Fiber
Chip Pickering, CEO, INCOMPAS


Olmsted Ballroom

9:10 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

Keynote Address
Charlie Ergen
Co-founder and Chairman of the Board
DISH and EchoStar 

​Olmsted Ballroom

9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. The Race to 5G: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Drew FitzGerald, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Speakers: 
  • James H. Henry, Senior Managing Director, Bank Street Group LLC
  • Ray LaChance, CEO, ZenFi Networks
  • Christopher Levendos, Vice President, Network Engineering and Operations, Crown Castle
  • Milo Medin, Vice President, Access Services, Google
Olmsted Ballroom
10:20 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Industry Insights on 5G


Driving Innovation Using 5G Millimeter Wave Technology

  • Craig Sparks, Chief Innovation Officer, C Spire

Reshaping the Broadband Industry and Consumer Experience with Fixed Wireless Technology

  • Chaitanya “Chet” Kanojia, Co-Founder & CEO, Starry Inc.

Olmsted Ballroom

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Dedicated Exhibitor Hours
Commonwealth Ballroom
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. DISH Retail Partner Program Informational Session
Hikes Point Meeting Room 
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch in the Expo Hall
Commonwealth Ballroom
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. INCOMPAS Board Elections
Wheat Room
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Buyers Forum Open Meeting Time in the Expo Hall
Commonwealth Ballroom
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. DISH Retail Partner Program Informational Session
Hikes Point Meeting Room
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dedicated Exhibitor Hours
Slugger Social Networking Reception

Commonwealth Ballroom
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. PAC Reception (Invitation Only)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Executive Networking Reception (Invitation Only)
Pin + Proof Speakeasy (at the Omni)
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Executive Dinner (Invitation Only)
Sponsored by Bank Street Group LLC
610 Magnolia

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration Open
Sponsored by Google
Commonwealth Ballroom Lobby
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Deal Center, Expo Hall and Meeting Spaces Open
Commonwealth Ballroom
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast & Coffee Bar in the Expo Hall
Sponsored by Bandwidth
Commonwealth Ballroom
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Chip Pickering, CEO, INCOMPAS

Olmsted Ballroom

8:40 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

Competition for Government Contracts
Moderator: Chip Pickering, CEO, INCOMPAS

Speakers:

  • Michael B. Galvin, General Counsel, Granite Telecommunications, LLC 
  • Pamela Sherwood Hollick, Assistant General Counsel, CenturyLink


Olmsted Ballroom

9:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Mapping a Better Broadband Future: Panel Discussion 

Moderators:

  • Angie Kronenberg, Chief Advocate and General Counsel, INCOMPAS
  • Chip Pickering, CEO, INCOMPAS

Part 1 - Finding the Gap 
Speakers: 

  • Paula Boyd, Senior Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft Corporation
  • Preston Wise, Rural Broadband Advisor, Office of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Federal Communications Commission

Part 2 - Serving the Gap
Speakers: 

  • Ben Edmond, Founder and CEO, Connected2Fiber
  • Phillip Deneef, Chief Strategy Officer, GeoLinks
  • Brian Worthen, CEO, Mammoth Networks
  • Logan Campbell, Vice President, Sales, Multapplied Networks Inc.

Part 3 - Funding the Gap 
Speaker: Carol Mattey, Principal, Mattey Consulting LLC

Olmsted Ballroom

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m DISH Retail Partner Program Informational Session
Hikes Point Meeting Room 
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

The Winds of Change Continue: The Ever Evolving Communications Industry Landscape

Moderator: Richard S. Lukaj, Senior Managing Director, Bank Street Group LLC

Speakers:

  • Mark Fahner, Vice President, Corporate Development, Cincinnati Bell
  • Bradford Lutz, Vice President of Corporate Development, GTT
  • Maura Mahoney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, FirstLight Fiber
  • Ben Pace, Chief Financial Officer, C Spire

Olmsted Ballroom

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Dedicated Exhibitor Hours
Commonwealth Ballroom
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Buyers Forum Open Meeting Time in the Expo Hall
Commonwealth Ballroom
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch in the Expo Hall
Commonwealth Ballroom
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. DISH Retail Partner Program Informational Session
Hikes Point Meeting Room 
4:00 p.m. Deal Center, Expo Hall and Meeting Spaces Close
4:00 p.m. INCOMPAS Board Meeting
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Bourbon Trail Bash and Tasting Experience Closing Party
Olmsted Ballroom

 

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