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5 September 2023

Support for Global ICT Industry Continues with BICSI South Pacific Affiliate Renewal

Support for the expansion of the information technology and telecommunications services industry in the South Pacific region continues with BICSI's affiliate renewal with BICSI South Pacific, effective 1 July 2023.

BICSI, a global professional association supporting the advancement of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) profession, has renewed its agreement with affiliate BICSI South Pacific, located in South Melbourne, Australia. BICSI South Pacific's territory includes Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, the Christmas Islands, Coco (Keeling) Islands, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna Islands.

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BICSI Expansion India


1 July 2023

Information and Communications Technology Industry Support Expands with Launch of BICSI India

Support for the expansion of the telecommunications infrastructure and technology industry in India continues with the launch of BICSI India, a new BICSI affiliate, effective 1 July 2023.

BICSI, a global professional association supporting the advancement of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, has finalized an affiliate agreement with Infinios Business Solutions India Pvt Ltd., leading to the creation of BICSI India.

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1 August 2023

Information and Communications Technology Industry Support Continues with BICSI Japan Renewal

Support for the expansion of the technology and telecommunications services industry in Japan continues with the renewal of the affiliate agreement with BICSI Japan, effective 1 July 2023.

BICSI, a global professional association supporting the advancement of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, has renewed its agreement with affiliate BICSI Japan, located in Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

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BICSI Winter Conference Closes With Charity Presentation, Awards Banquet and Inspirational Keynote

BICSI, the Global Association Supporting ICT Community, brought thousands of technology professionals to the Orange County Convention Center for education and exhibits.

Orlando, FL, February 9, 2018—BICSI, the global association leading the advancement of information and communications technology (ICT) community, brought its 2018 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition to a close this afternoon. Thousands of global ICT professionals gathered at the five-day conference to gain industry knowledge, take in the latest ICT products and services, and network with colleagues. 

INDUSTRY AWARDS:

ICT industry’s best received awards during the Wednesday evening Awards Banquet.

  • Harry J. Pfister Award for Excellence in the Telecommunications Industry, presented by the University of South Florida College of Engineering: Larry J. Temenoff, RCDD, RTPM, OSP, WD
  • Presidential Eagle Award: BICSI Past Presidents
  • David K. Blythe University of Kentucky Award for Outstanding Member of the Year:
    Bruce D. Nardone, RCDD, TECH
  • Global Outstanding Member of the Year Award: Antonio Madroño, RCDD, DCDC
  • Larry G. Romig Committee Member of the Year Award: John Kacperski, RCDD, OSP
  • BICSI ICT Woman of the Year Award: Cathy Dunn, RCDD
  • Emerging ICT Professionals Award: Aaron Hesse, RCDD
  • BICSI 2018 Cabling Skills Challenge INSTALLER OF THE YEAR: Michael Ratliff, TECH
  • The Ray Gendron BICSI Cares Scholarship Award: Lorenzo Podda
  • BICSI New Product Pavilion 2018 BEST IN SHOW Winner: AFL; FOCIS Inspection Probe

BICSI CARES CHARITY:

On Thursday morning, BICSI Cares, the charitable arm of BICSI that supports children’s charities, donated to Project Chance, dedicated to providing service dogs to empower kids with autism. BICSI Cares collected donations from attendees throughout the conference, and 100 percent of the funds were given to the charity.

CLOSING KEYNOTE:

Closing Keynote address was presented by John Foley, former lead pilot of the Blue Angels. Foley is a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business, a gratitude guru and an expert in the “how” of high-performance teams. Foley’s keynote focused on how the ICT professionals can motivate their teams to reach the highest potential and empower their organizations to sustain excellence under dynamic change. 

ATTENDEE/EXHIBITOR FEEDBACK:

"This was our first BICSI conference and our view is that the physical layer has been the invisible layer for far too long. We’re here to bring visibility and show the attendees how every connection and fiber stand can be automatically discovered and secured. BICSI has been the best place to showcase this." ~ M. H. Raza, CEO, Fiber Mountain

"We’ve been coming to BICSI conferences for 25 years and it never fails us." ~ Jon Rich, RCDD, Molex Premises Networks

"It’s always a pleasure to have the opportunity to interface with our end users. This is our second conference and BICSI is the perfect place for us to network with our customers." ~ Sean Balevre, Jensen Tools/Test Equity

CONFERENCE SPONSORS:

  • EXCLUSIVE DIAMOND SPONSOR: Cambridge Sound Management
  • SILVER SPONSORS: Corning; Ekahau; Legrand; Sumitomo Electric Lightwave; Velcro
  • Bronze Sponsors: Axis Communications; Brady ID; Bretford; Brother; CAI Labs; Connectrac; Connectwise; Eaton; Epson; FreeAxez; Greenlee Communications; Hyperline; Lencore; MaxCell; McCormick; Milliken; OFS; Outsourse; Softing; TII Technologies; Tinifiber; TRS Ren Telco; WBT
  • Attendee Badge Paper: MaxCell
  • Attendee Lanyards: Duraline
  • Charging Station: America ILSINTECH
  • Cups in the Exhibit Hall: Transition Networks

UPCOMING BICSI CONFERENCES

 2018 India District Conference & Exhibition, Mumbai
April 12
The Westin Mumbai Garden City
Mumbai, India

2018 Middle East and Africa Conference & Exhibition
April 17-19
Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Finance Centre
Dubai, UAE

2018 CALA District Colombia Conference & Exhibition
May 16-17
El Cubo de Colsubsidio
Bogotá, Colombia

2018 CALA District Peru Conference & Exhibition
May 23-24
INICTEL-UNI Convention Center
Lima, Peru

2018 BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition
September 9-13
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

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