Begins Sunday, 27 September through Monday, 28 September
Available Sunday and Monday, Pre-Conference Masterclasses can be attended in person only. These exclusive learning opportunities are a great way to earn Continuing Education Credits (CECs), in addition to CECs earned from conference attendance. Masterclasses
are available for an additional fee when you register for the conference. The schedule will be available in early June.
Begins Tuesday, 29 September through Thursday, 1 October
Exciting presentations continue Tuesday through Thursday, with an opportunity to design your own conference experience by choosing which Concurrent Sessions to attend on Wednesday.
Presentation Topics include:
Power over Ethernet (PoE) – This conference track will cover the latest design, installation, best practices, trends surrounding remote powering applications that utilize low-voltage ICT systems to deliver power to end
devices, such as Power over Ethernet.
Intelligent Buildings / Smart Cities / Internet of Things – This conference track covers design, installation, best practices, trends involving deployments, systems and applications for intelligent buildings, smart cities
and the Internet of Things (IoT), such as converged infrastructures, building system integration, LED lighting, building automation systems (BAS), security, sustainability/efficiency and more.
Audiovisual – In this track, ICT professionals will encounter what they need to know to design and deploy audiovisual systems and applications such as HDBaseT, high-resolution video, digital signage, classroom learning,
video conferencing and more.
Wireless and Distributed Antenna Systems – This conference track will help the ICT professional understand what they need to know to deploy wireless systems and applications, including distributed antennae systems (DAS),
small cell, 802.11 Wi-Fi and 4G/5G cellular.
Data Centers – In this track, the ICT professional will learn about site selection, space and capacity planning, disaster recovery, availability, efficiency, operations and management for the data center space, including
cloud/colocation facilities, hyperscale, edge computing and more. You will learn how to design and deploy various data center systems such as infrastructure, power, cooling and storage in a way that optimizes performance, scalability and reliability.
Optical Fiber & Passive Optical Networks (PON) – This track covers design, installation, best practices and trends in optical fiber deployments, systems and applications, including passive optical LANs, gigabit passive
optical networks (GPON), multimode and singlemode applications, wave division multiplexing, high-speed and high-density fiber cabling, testing and inspections, outside plant fiber and more.
New & Emerging Applications – This conference track will examine new, emerging, thought-provoking and future technologies and trends that have the potential to impact the ICT professional and the ICT community.
ICT Professional Development – This track provides useful information and practical advice for the ICT professional to improve their knowledge, skills and expertise within their chosen career, or to advance their business
and career with new opportunities. It will cover tips for working in various markets and environments, such as industrial, outside plant and government, as well as tips and best practices surrounding a variety of job skills, tools and solutions,
such as building information modeling (BIM), estimating, project management and more.