FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Mary Beth Koelling
OSP EXPO® Announces Powerful Event Line-up
OSP® magazine today announced a powerful event line-up for the upcoming OSP EXPO 2010 taking place October 13-14, 2010 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. “OSP EXPO is just 11 weeks away, and we’re pleased to share that our attendee figures are tracking consistently with figures we experienced prior to the economic downturn, and many seminars are at capacity,” said Mary Beth Koelling, VP of Operations, PCI, Inc, parent company of OSP magazine and OSP EXPO. “We feel these early figures are a good indicator of what’s sure to be a powerful show this year.” OSP EXPO attracts telecom professionals from around the world and all 50 states. The exhibition is over 90% sold out and will feature nearly 200 telecom exhibitors focusing on telecoms outside plant infrastructure.
“This year we’ll showcase the best of the Independents AND the Large LECs. Five executives from prominent IOCs will be featured at the Thought Leaders Live Panel Discussion on Day II. And our Day I Keynote Presenter is Ernie Carey, the well-respected SVP Construction & Engineering, of AT&T. Talk about bringing the best of the best to attendees!” said Sharon Vollman, VP/Editorial Director, OSP magazine. OSP EXPO attendees will find a rich, multi-faceted event line-up complete with private groups and events, summits, and seminars including:
• Seminars with featured tracks:
o Track 1. Construction / Engineering and Design for the Future
o Track 2. FTTx: Everything Fiber - Greenfield and Brownfield Solutions
o Track 3. Green Technologies / Power / Network Sustainability
o Track 4. IPTV / VoD / Ethernet in The First Mile/ In-Home Networking
o Track 5. Troubleshooting / Testing / Network Management
o Track 6. Wireless Backhaul / Fixed Mobile Convergence in the OSP
o ADC’s Educational Summit - Topic to be announced
o The Day One Keynote titled, Best Practices For Delivering Everything-on-Demand (EOD) in a Recovering Economy will feature Ernie Carey, Senior Vice President-Construction and Engineering, AT&T
o Day Two will feature Thought Leaders (TLF) Live 2010 – The Year of the IOC.
TLF LIVE participants will include:
• Michelle Simpson, Vice President, Field Operations, Cincinnati Bell
• Joy Eldred, Regional VP - Engineering, Frontier Communications
• Dean Mischke, P.E. Vice President, Finley Engineering
• Mike Edl, Senior VP Network Services, Hawaiian Telecom
• Larry Boehm, Director – Network Implementations, TDS Telecom
• Day One Attendee Networking Event
• AT&T’s Southwest Construction & Engineering Conference with 180+ managers and directors, under the direction of Tim Wolff, Vice President-Construction & Engineering, AT&T Operations, Inc.
• AT&T’s OSP Cross Functional Sourcing Team and the 22-State Electronic Cabinet Team
• AT&T's National Engineering Support Team
Event sponsors include: ADC, Adtran, AFL Telecommunications, Anritsu, Cable Connection & Supply, Corning Cable Systems, DDB Unlimited, Emerson Network Power, Ericsson, Inc, Fluke Networks, Fujitsu, JDSU, Purcell Systems, and Tyco.
“The telecom market has withstood the trials of the recession because of its diversity and tenacity,” said Sharon Vollman. “OSP EXPO is the one annual event where BOTH IOCs and LECs come to find realistic solutions to their infrastructure challenges and discover solutions as diverse as the players in it.”
For more information and to register for FREE visit www.ospmag.com/expo. When prompted enter the priority code VIP07.
About OSP EXPO
OSP EXPO is owned by Practical Communications Incorporated (PCI), a world class publisher of technology information resources, dedicated to advancing technology businesses with niched magazines and trade shows. OSP EXPO, the industry leader in telecom network education, will bring together OSP professionals from the ILEC, IOC, and CLEC communities delivering nearly 200 of the latest OSP technologies and 25+ seminars and summits offering attendees the opportunity to receive continuing education credits from BICSI, ETA-I, and BCSP. The Broadband Deployment Marketplace, OSP EXPO 2010, will take place October 13-14 in San Antonio, TX at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. For more information call 847.202.4688 x 228 or visit www.ospmag.com/expo.
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