CES, fueled by fiber

Join the FTTH Council at Team Lightbulb’s Broadband Conference at CES in Las Vegas on Wednesday, January 4

One of our favorite times of year (besides our own Fiber Connect Conference) is walking the show floor at CES and seeing the amazing technological innovations that are just around the corner. And every year, it’s clear: we’re going to need a lot of bandwidth to keep up with consumers, businesses and the coming tsunami of personal technology. That’s why we’re looking forward to participating in this year’s Broadband conference sponsored by Team Lightbulb. Council President and CEO Heather Burnett Gold will speak, and she’ll be joined by a number of our members. Check out the full schedule below!

Register today and we’ll see you in Las Vegas!

Agenda and Confirmed Speakers for the Broadband Conference at CES
9–10 AM
Intelligent Transportation Systems: Redefining Transportation
Regina Hopper, President & CEO, Intelligent Transportation Society of America

Jill M. Ingrassia, Managing Director, Government Relations and Traffic Safety Advocacy, AAA
Kirk T. Steudle, P.E., Director, Michigan Department of Transportation
Mary Clark, Chief Marketing Officer, Syniverse
 
10:15–11:15 AM
Fiber Broadband: EmPowering Consumer Tech

Heather Burnett Gold, President & CEO, Fiber to the Home Council
John Honker, President & CEO, Magellan Advisors
David E. Young, Vice President, Public Policy, Verizon
Colman Keane, Director of Fiber Technology, EPB
Kevin Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer, Clearfield, Inc.
 
11:30 AM — 12:30 PM
ATSC 3.0: A New Broadband Network

Kevin Gage, EVP, Strategic Development and CTO, ONE Media
Chris Ripley, CEO & President, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Gordon Castle, VP, Head of Industry Mediacom, Group Function Strategy and Technology, Ericsson
Aslam Khadler, Chief Product Officer, Elemental Technologies (Amazon Web Services Company)
 
1–2 PM
FirstNet: How Broadband Can Power Public Safety Transformation

T.J. Kennedy, President, FirstNet (First Responder Network Authority)
Jeff Bratcher, Chief Technical Officer, FirstNet
Maggie Goodrich, Deputy Chief CIO, Los Angeles Police Department
Tom Roberts, Assistant Sheriff, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
2:15–3:15 PM
Ambient Intelligence and 5G: The Mobile Future
Jim Kohlenberger, President, JK Strategies
 
3:30–4:30 PM
IoT and Big Data: Driving Network Innovation

David Heard, Chairman & Interim CEO, Telecommunications Industry Association 
Manish Singh, Vice President, SDN & NFV Product Management, Tech Mahindra
Glenn Laxdal, CTO & Head of Strategy for North America, Ericsson
Dave Kozischek, Manager Enterprise Networks, Corning Optical Communications
Geoff Arnold, Sensity Chief Technology Officer, Verizon