SCTE's Conference on Emerging Technologies 2006

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SCTE Conference on Emerging Technologies

SCTE's Conference on Emerging Technologies 2006
January 10-12, 2006
like minds, divergent views, propelling us forward

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CED's online coverage is sponsored by ComSonics, Inc.

ET 2006 held at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina
700 S. Florida Avenue - Tampa, FL 33602

Join industry leaders at SCTE's Conference on Emerging Technologies 2006
and gain a strategic view of the technical issues and technologies that may
transform the cable telecommunications industry in the next 3 to 5 years.

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Keynote Speakers:

  • Jim Carroll: International Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert
  • Gary Traver: Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Comcast Media Center

Tuesday, January 10
  • 2 - 8 p.m. Registration Open
  • 6 - 8 p.m. Welcome Reception - Sponsored by CommScope
Wednesday, January 11
  • 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration Open
  • 8 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 9 a.m. Opening Remarks - John Clark, President/CEO, SCTE

Young Engineer of the Year Award Presentation Sponsored by Scientific Atlanta, Multichannel News and SCTE

Program Overview
Kenneth A. Wright, CTO, C-COR

  • 9 - 9:45 a.m. Jim Carroll International Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert
    Keynote sponsored by BelAir Networks
  • 9:45 - 10 a.m. Break - Sponsored by Nortel
  • 10 a.m. - Noon Session A: Cable Telecommunications 2010

Moderator: Anthony G. Werner, Senior Vice President and CTO, Liberty Global, Inc.

Unlimited Bandwidth vs. Unlimited Storage — Joseph R. Matarese, CTO, C-COR Solutions Business Unit

Edge Innovations for On-Demand Services— Ran Oz, EVP & CTO, BigBand Networks

Enhanced Television-Developing a Feature Rich and Extensible Application Platform for National and Cross-MSO Deployment— Matthew B. Emans, Vice President, Product Management, Navic Networks, Inc.

Video-Rich Navigation: Hyperlinks to the Future — David Higgins, Vice President, Engineering and Information Technology, Comcast Media Center

VoIP & SIP Directory Services Across MSOs - Eugene Lew, Vice President, Advanced Services, NeuStar, Inc.

Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

  • Noon – 2 p.m. Emerging Technologies Awards Luncheon
    Sponsored by C-COR, Cisco Systems, CommScope, CED Magazine, Multichannel News and SCTE
  • 2 – 5 p.m. Session B: Cable Network and Software Architectures 2010

Moderator: Christopher J. Bowick, Senior Vice President, Engineering/CTO, Cox Communications, Inc.

The Switched and Stored Cable Media Network of 2010 — John Carlucci, Chief Network Architect, Time Warner Cable

The Converged World of 2010 – A Case for Video Delivery Over DOCSIS® — Harsh Parandekar, Software Development Manager, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cable’s Fountain of Youth: Turning Back Time with All-Digital — Adam S. Tom, President and CEO, RGB Networks

  • 3 – 3:15 p.m. Break - Sponsored by Nortel

Cable's Wideband Network of 2010 — WeiMin Zhang Ph. D., CTO, BroadLogic Network Technologies

An Open Architecture for Switched Digital Networks — Lorenzo Bombelli, Director Network Architecture, Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.

Gigabit Ethernet and Analog/QAM Traffic Compatibility in HFC Networks — Shamim Akhtar, Senior Manager Engineering and Operations, Comcast

Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

  • 6 - 8 p.m. ET Reception - Sponsored by Fujitsu
Thursday, January 12
  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Registration Open
  • 8 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Session C: Competitive Platforms

Moderator: Kenneth A. Wright, Chief Technology Officer, C-COR and ET Program Chair

The Future of Video-Taming the IPTV and Internet TV Menace— Kshitij Kumar, Director, Business Development, C-COR

IPTV: The Real Competitive Threat for Cable? — Nimrod Ben-Natan, Vice President Solutions, Harmonic Inc.

Competition Enabled by TISPAN NGN — Luis Blanco, Business Development Manager, Ericsson Inc.

  • 9:40 - 10:00 a.m. Break - Sponsored by Nortel

Cascading Simulcast Waves to Implement Advanced Technologies — Basil Badawiyeh, Manager, Advanced Video and Development, Adelphia Communications

PacketCable™ 2.0 Architecture — Eric Rosenfeld, Director, PacketCable™Architecture, CableLabs®

Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Keynote Luncheon - Gary Traver, SVP and COO of Comcast Media Center
    Sponsored by Scientific-Atlanta
  • 1 – 3:30 p.m. Session D: Wireless Cable

Moderator: Matt Stump, Technology Editor, Multichannel News

The Wireless Cable World in 2010! — Cortland Wolfe, Director Product Development, Nortel

802.11n – The New Foundation for Wireless Video, Voice & Data — Mike Rude, Director Technical Marketing, Metalink

HFC 2010: Adding Mobility into Tomorrow’s Networks With Mesh WiFi Technologies — Bob Scott, Director Wireless Networking, Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.

  • 2 – 2:15 p.m. Break - Sponsored by Nortel

Implementing Seamless Mobility between HFC and Wireless Infrastructure — Jay Strater, Senior Systems Engineer, Motorola Corporation

Rules to Live By: Policy and QoS for Next-Generation Networks — Bruce Perlmutter, IMS and Wireless Product Manager, Camiant

Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

SCTE Conference on Emerging Technologies



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