NYSWA Cuddy & Feder Town Hall Event
NYSWA Cuddy & Feder Town Hall Event

The New York State Wireless Association (NYSWA) will be hosting the Wireless Forum 2017 on June 21-22 at Chelsea Piers in New York City.

The NYSWA, founded and headed by Christopher Fisher, provides an official forum for the cultivation of relationships and exchange of ideas between wireless telecommunications professionals, government officials and the public, and to create a platform for a unified voice among the wireless industry.

Please visit the NYSWA website for complete details and to register.

We hope to see you there!


JUNE 21st (Wednesday)

1:30pm – 4:30pm: Kick-off the event with a Special Event/Tour of MADISON SQUARE GARDEN – The World’s Most Famous Arena
(Sponsored By: Extenet & CommScope)

6:30pm – 10:00pm: Connect with Colleagues at the Opening Reception at the DL Club (Rooftop bar) – 95 Delancey St., NY, NY (www.thedl-nyc.com)
(Sponsored By: Tectonic and inRange Solutions)

JUNE 22nd

8:30am – Registration and Exhibit Hall Open | Location: Pier Sixty

9:00 – 9:45am – Breakfast, Opening Remarks, and Keynote Address:
Alexander Gellman, CEO & Co-Founder, Vertical Bridge | Sponsored by: Graybar | Location: Majestic

10:00 -11:00am – Panel 1: Access to The Public Right-of-Way: Where the Fiber (and other Wireless Infrastructure) Meets the Road | Sponsored by: Phillips Lytle | Location: Oceanic

Panel Description:
Small Cell Infrastructure and Fiber Deployment in the public right-of-way is critical to the densification of wireless networks. This panel will explore the legal, political, regulatory and other public issues regarding PROW access. We will hear from major stakeholders involved in this key element of getting closer to end users to solve the (insatiable) capacity crunch throughout NYS.

Moderator: David Bronston – Phillips Lytle, Special Counsel

Jason Caliento – Mobilitie, Senior Vice President, Network Strategy
Ken Schifman – Sprint, Senior Counsel & Director of Government Affairs
Steve Traylor – NATOA, Executive Director, General Counsel
Van Bloys – WIA, Senior Government Affairs Counsel
11:00 -11:15am – AM Break – Exhibits Open | Sponsored by: Pyramid Network Services | Location: Olympic/Terrace
11:15am-12:15pm – Panel 2: Flexible and Resilient Converged In-Building Solutions | Sponsored by: Barclay Damon | Location: Oceanic

Panel Description:
The need for in-building cellular coverage and capacity is rapidly accelerating at a time when available solutions are expanding to accommodate converged solutions.  Utilizing multiple technologies on a common infrastructure allows for an increased return on investment (ROI) for commercial real estate by protecting and adding value to your asset.

Moderator: Rich Berliner, Connected Magazine, Publisher

Cris Kimbrough – CBRE, Managing Director
Nick Stello – Vornado Realty Trust, Senior Vice President, Information Technology
Keith Martin – Corning Optical Communications, Director of Sales
Carmen DeMarco – Extenet, Manager, Business Development – East
12:15 -1:30pm – Luncheon and Lunch Keynote: Marissa Shorenstein, President, AT&T – New York | Sponsored by: Cuddy & Feder | Location: Majestic
1:45 – 2:45pm – Panel 3: Smart Cities: Where 5G and IoT are Converging to enable Smart Solutions for Citizens | Sponsored by: Snyder & Snyder | Location: Oceanic

Panel Description:
We are in the midst of a vast technological evolution and how municipalities gather, use and deliver information to enhance the lives of their citizens.  Sensors, intelligent lighting, video, traffic management, and communications platforms are shifting to wireless technologies to deliver on the promise of a truly smart city.  This panel will discuss new smart city solutions and the network architecture required to provide these benefits.  We will hear from leaders in government and the private sector advancing this major transformation in how municipalities are better serving their constituents.

Moderator: Dominic Villecco, V-COMM, CEO

Jane Builder – T-Mobile, Principal Manager Northeast Region Site Advocacy
Jeff Maki – Intersection Media, Senior Director of Innovation and Strategy
Cordell Schachter – NYC DOT, Chief Technology Officer

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