FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Mary Beth Koelling
Qwest Executive Vice President, Bob Tregemba, to Deliver Keynote at OSP EXPO™ 2009
OSP EXPO™ today announced a stellar lineup of top network executives to address 3,500+ delegates at its 2009 event. The Day One keynote will feature Qwest’s Executive Vice President, Network Operations, Bob Tregemba. The keynote topic: Facing Network Challenges in Today’s Economic Environment.
Day Two will feature OSP’s 2009 Thought Leaders in a live panel discussion. TLF LIVE participants will include: Dr. Marcus Weldon, Chief Technology Officer, Wireline Networks Product Division, Alcatel-Lucent; Ernie Carey, Senior Vice President-Construction & Engineering, AT&T; Minesh Patel, Director Outside Plant Business Unit, Charles Industries; George Spengler, VP OSP Network & Power Engineering, PAETEC; Rusty Harper, Associate Manager OSP Engineering, TDS Telecommunications Corp; and Trent Clausen, Director of OSP Engineering, Qwest. OSP EXPO™ will be held September 2-3, 2009 in Minneapolis, MN at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
"OSP EXPO™ is truly the one annual event where telecom network professionals can learn HOW-TO cost-efficient solutions so they can effectively lead their teams while network demands are high but dollars are tight," said Sharon Vollman, VP/Editorial Director, OSP®. "We’re pleased to offer such a diverse keynote line-up."
“Qwest has had a long standing relationship with OSP EXPO™ and I am proud of our heritage,” said Tregemba. This event creates a forum for people in our industry to share information, discuss emerging technologies and trends. Show participants will find value in educational and networking opportunities.”
OSP EXPO™ 2009, the industry leader in telecom network education, will bring together OSP professionals from the ILEC, IOC, and CLEC communities delivering more than 200 of the latest OSP technologies, and 25+ regular and advanced seminars offering attendees the opportunity to receive continuing education credits, units, and points from BICSI, ETA-I, BCSP, and the National Safety Council.
The 8 robust educational tracks will focus on HOW-TO learning on topics such as:
1. Carrier Grade Ethernet
2. Core / Copper Evolution
3. FTTx: Everything Fiber - Greenfield and Brownfield Applications
4. Green Technologies / Power / Network Sustainability
5. In-Home Networking / IPTV / VoD
6. Troubleshooting / Testing / Network Management
7. Underground/Aerial Construction
8. Wireless Backhaul / Fixed Mobile Convergence in the OSP
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™ 2009 is the telecom industry’s only “how-to” educational trade show showcasing more than 200 exhibitors, more than 25 regular and advanced paid seminars offering attendees the opportunity to receive continuing education credits. The Broadband Deployment Marketplace, OSP EXPO™ 2009, will take place September 2-3 in Minneapolis, MN at the Minneapolis Convention Center. For more information call (847) 202-4688 x. 228 or visit www.ospmag.com/expo/.
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