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FALL TECHNICAL FORUM Converged Networks and Mobility

Convergence Starts HERE

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Converged Networks and Mobility Track Sessions

Close to the Edge: How Latency-Sensitive Apps are Defining the Network

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT Moderator: Randy Levensalor, Principal Architect, CableLabs® Speakers: Achari Kakinada, Experienced Architect & Technologist, Charter Communications Andrii Vladyka, Technical Product Manager, Cable Access, Harmonic

Is Fiber the Key to Transport Convergence?

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:00pm – 4:15pm EDT Moderator: Matt Schmitt, Principal Architect, CableLabs® Speakers: Harj Ghuman, Principal Strategic Access Architect, Cox Communications Michael Wang, Principal Engineer, Network Architect III, Shaw Communications Colin Howlett, CTO, Vecima

Solving for 5G over DOCSIS®

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:30am – 10:30am EDT Moderator: Dave Morley, Director, 5G & Regulatory, Freedom Mobile Speakers: Ed Dylag, Market Development Manager, Intel Americas John Chapman, CTO Broadband Technologies, Cisco

Come Together, Right Now: Wi-Fi/Cellular Coexistence from the Customer’s Point of View

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT Moderator: PJ Jayawardene, Senior Director – Head of 5G R&D and Fixed Wireless Access, Charter Communications Speaker: Mike Darling, Engineer, Shaw Communications

Adventures in Wireline + Wireless Convergence: HFC, Meet Your New Bestie, 5G!

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 1:00pm – 2:15pm EDT Moderator: Manish Jindal, Group Vice President, Wireless, Charter Communications Speakers: Omkar Dharmadhikari, Lead Wireless Architect, CableLabs® Pablo Stalteri, Master Solution Architect, HPE Canada Ravi Guntupalli, Director of Technology, Engineering, Cisco

Who’s Best Situated to Haul 5G Wireless Traffic? (Hint: The Wired….)

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:00pm – 4:00pm EDT Moderator: Drew Davis, Executive Director, Cox Communications Speakers: John Ulm, Engineering Fellow, CommScope Toby Peck, Director of Project Management, EnerSys

Network Slicing: Coming Soon to an Access Network Near You!

Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:30am – 10:30am EDT Moderator: Steve Taylor, Director, Advanced Commercial Engineering, Charter Communications Speakers: Sanjay Wadhwa, PLM Head, Mobile Packet Core & Broadband Edge, IP Division, Nokia Fernando Villarruel, Chief Architect, MSO Practice, Ciena

The Wireless Future: Adventures in Fixed Wireless Access and the Terahertz Band

Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:30am – 10:30am EDT Moderator: Hilary Mine, VP Strategy & Technology, Nokia CX Speaker: Lakhbir Singh, Wireless Network Development and Integration, Charter Communications *Schedule subject to change. Check Converged Networks and Mobility workshop schedule here (link to schedule)