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The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts, revealed information about workshops that it will hold at this year’s Cable-Tec Expo in Philadelphia slated for Sept. 26-29.

Experts from Arris, Cisco, Harmonic, Dolby Laboratories, Guavus and Nokia are set to present, as will those from Comcast, Cox and other operators. Topics will include gigabit broadband services, 4K UHD, virtual reality, intelligent energy management solutions and others.

Expo will feature almost three dozen workshops including:

• Early DOCSIS 3.1 Deployments, including presentations by Jorge Salinger, VP, access architecture, Comcast, and Jason Miller, technical marketing Engineer, Cisco.

• Fiber Access Architecture Strategies, featuring presentations by Alberto Campos, distinguished technologist, CableLabs, and John Ulm, engineering fellow, broadband systems and chief technology office, networks, Arris.

• Fiber Deployment Considerations, by Rob Howald, VP, network architecture, Comcast, and Mike Grice, CTO, All Systems Broadband.

• IoT and IoT Services, presented by Amit Singh, principal engineer, chief technology and architecture office, Cisco, and Sanjay Dorairaj, senior director, Comcast Innovation Labs.

• The Power of Color, with Jaclyn Pytlarz, applied vision science engineer, Dolby Laboratories, and Sean McCarthy, engineering fellow, Arris.

• Maintenance and Testing in an SDN World, with Jerrimia Roark, IP Engineer III, Cox, and John Holobinko, director, access networks strategy, Cisco.

• SDN/NFV in the Access Network, including presentations by Nagesh Nandiraju, director, network architecture, Comcast, and Soumen Chatterjee, director, product line management, Blue Planet Division, Ciena.

• Access Technology Energy: Changing the Equation, with Arris’ John Ulm, and Samir Parikh, VP, product management, Gainspeed.

The workshop lineup also will include Charles Cheevers (Arris), John Chapman (Cisco), Jeff Finkelstein (Cox) and others.

More information and speaker video previews are available here.

In addition to the workshops, a limited number of spaces reportedly remain for three separate two-day Boot Camps one on DOCSIS 3.1, one on FTTx, and one on Wireless Broadband slated for Sept. 25-26.

Expo registration as well as Boot Camp registration is available here.

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