DAS in Action: New Orleans

New Orleans , Louisiana
Monday, April 22, 2013
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Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM (Central Time)

Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

The Impact of BYOD on the Enterprise, Sponsored by Buell Consulting
More than 70% of businesses allow their employees to use their personal mobile devices for business use. The trend of BYOD shifts the responsibility from employers to employees, from wireless carriers to building owners. Learn how that trend impacts employers from security, infrastructure, applications and financial points of view.


Speakers:
Moderator: Bob Butchko, RF Connect
C.J. Maier, Verizon Wireless
Fernando Perez, Marriott International
Lorna Slott, AT&T Antenna Solutions Group
Rusty Stone, Camden Property Trust

 
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

The Wi-Fi Factor, Sponsored by SOLiD
The role of Wi-Fi in the greater wireless network is continually changing as wireless operators embrace the technology to augment their licensed spectrum. Hear about technology advances and changing business models that help solve coverage and capacity challenges facing wireless carriers.


Speakers:
Moderator: Darlene Braunschweig, Tempest Telecom Solutions
Ken Sandfeld, SOLiD
Corey Wagner, AT&T's Antenna Solutions Group
Terrence D. Brooks, Sprint
Doug Lodder, Boingo
 
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

Exhibit Hall Open  
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM (Central Time)
Location: Parish Hall

Networking Lunch  
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

Keynote Speech featuring Scott J. Semone, MTS - RF Maintenance & Engineering, Verizon Wireless, Sponsored by Anritsu
 
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

How to get a DAS from A to Z, Sponsored by Emerson Network Power
Getting proper wireless coverage and capacity at your venue can be a complex process involving a large number of players working together toward a common goal. This panel will explore the basics from issuing the RFP, choosing the right vendors and lease agreements, to site surveys, design, the procurement process, installation, testing, optimization and ongoing maintenance.

Speakers:
Moderator: Kevin Swank, Black Box Network Services
Doug Dimitroff, Phillips Lytle
Teri Goodwin, AT&T's Antenna Solutions Group
Dan Harkness, Advanced RF Technologies (ADRF)
Matt Melester, CommScope
John Spindler, TE Connectivity

 
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

Exhibit Hall Open  
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: Parish Hall

Case Study: DAS in the French Quarter, Presented by Crown Castle

Speakers:

Lary P. Hesdorffer, Vieux Carre Commission
Daniel Lund III, Partner, Shields Mott Lund LLP
Serge McAuliffe, Crown Castle
 
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

Tour of French Quarter DAS Installation and Networking Reception, Sponsored by Crown Castle

See the French Quarter as you’ve never viewed it before – with an eye on the DAS that has increased the quality of the wireless user experience for the millions of visitors that crowd the area each year. Join the experts from Crown Castle, a pioneer in the development and implementation of indoor DAS solutions that support multiple wireless carriers and technologies on a single system, to see their custom-designed DAS that adds much-needed wireless coverage and capacity while fitting the unique aesthetic of this world-famous city.

Please note: This is a walking tour. Transportation directly to the reception venue will be made available to you upon request. Please speak with registration personnel at your earliest convenience.

Reception starts 5:30 pm at Bourbon Vieux (501 Bourbon St, 2nd Floor)
 
Add to calendarMonday, April 22, 2013 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Central Time)
Location: New Orleans French Quarter

Keynote Breakfast featuring Chad Townes, Vice President, AT&T Antenna Solutions Group, Sponsored by Goodman Networks
 
Add to calendarTuesday, April 23, 2013 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

The Evolution of Public Safety and In-Building Coverage, Sponsored by STEALTH Concealment
Even as municipalities are adopting building codes that require voice coverage inside for first responders, the public safety market continues to evolve. Wireless coverage requirements are quickly becoming mission critical, evidenced by the FCC’s interest in text to 911, the impact of LTE and TETRA technologies on public safety and questions about wireless coverage in the post-Hurricane Sandy environment.

Speakers:

Moderator: Scot Bohaychyk, Clearfield
Vikas Arora, EXFO
Rob Benson, Connectivity Wireless Solutions
Ron Poulin, BTI Wireless
Matthew Thompson, Axell Wireless

 
Add to calendarTuesday, April 23, 2013 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

The Innovation Roadmap, Sponsored by Radio Frequency Systems
Small cells, Distributed Antenna Systems, Remote Radio Heads and the Heterogeneous Network. The future of wireless communications will not be solved by one technology, but by a variety of technologies working together harmoniously. Hear about the challenges and opportunities as the HetNet gets built, what’s on tap for today and what is around the corner.


Speakers:

Moderator: Pete Murray, CCI Systems
Mario Bouchard, iBWave
Mark Reudink, Crown Castle
Ronald R. Ronco, Cisco Systems
Derrick Smith, AT&T Antenna Solutions Group
 
Add to calendarTuesday, April 23, 2013 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

Exhibit Hall Open  
Add to calendarTuesday, April 23, 2013 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM (Central Time)
Location: Parish Hall

Wading through the Small Cell Hype, featuring Iain Gillott, President, iGR
Industry Analyst Iain Gillott will speak on the U.S. small cell trends, separating the hype from market realities. iGR has released a new small cell study, U.S. Small Cells Total Addressable Market, 2012 Р2017: Sizing a Growing Opportunity, which includes forecasts for the theoretical maximum size of the market for each type of small cells, example deployments, business and market drivers and detailed profiles of twenty-­seven companies that provide solutions in the small cell market.

Lunch will be served

 
Add to calendarTuesday, April 23, 2013 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

Navigating the Regulatory Maze, Sponsored by Davis Wright Tremaine
Federal, state and local municipalities understand the economic impact of wireless broadband on their jurisdictions, yet barriers to entry still exist for DAS and small-cell deployments. This presentation will discuss how environmental and historic reviews are impacting broadband deployments, updating the audience on the myriad of initiatives underway designed to streamline wireless broadband access.


Speakers:
Moderator: D. Zachary Champ, PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association
Chris Hills, STEALTH Concealment Solutions
Christopher D. Olds, Pennington Law Firm LLC
Scott Thompson, Davis Wright Tremaine
 
Add to calendarTuesday, April 23, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

Add to calendarTuesday, April 23, 2013 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Central Time)
Location: Louisiana Ballroom 1-2

DAS Installation Tour at the New Orleans Ritz-Carlton

Transportation will be provided form the Loews Hotel. Buses will be outside of the main entrance and will depart promptly at 2:30 p.m.

 
Add to calendarTuesday, April 23, 2013 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Central Time)
Location: New Orleans Ritz-Carlton

 
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