AGL Conference – Nashville

The 2014 AGL Conference series will feature:

  • Learn from industry leaders and technology experts
  • Interact with existing clients and build new relationships
  • Participate in a hands-on industry case study
  • Showcase your company products and services

Registration Fee: $139


Event Date

March 20, 2014

Event Information

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Event Venue

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center 2800 Opryland Drive Nashville, TN  37214 615.889.1000 Room Rate:  $189 plus tax (limited number of rooms) until February 25, 2014

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March 19, 2014 

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Networking Social Sponsored by Sunsight Instruments 

March 20, 2014 

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Registration, Networking Breakfast and Exhibitor Display   

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Announcements   

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Strengthening Your Business in the Wireless Industry – Today and Tomorrow  This panel will look at the future of the telecommunication industry.  What are its strengths and weaknesses?  How much longer will the current growth trends last? Does the trend toward small cells, DAS and Wi-Fi deployment constitute a threat or an opportunity?  This session will also deal with the antenna siting opportunities on utility poles, so-called “street furniture” and federal lands.

Moderator: Pat Troxell-Tant, Solution Seven

Bret Kilbourne, UTC

Jason Nicolay, Media Venture Partners

Jake MacLeod, Gray Beards Consulting

Joe Ryan, CTI Towers

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Wireless World in the Enterprise Space        Commercial buildings, the old unserved market, are now the Enterprise Space and a new frontier for value added integrators and the arriers themselves. How does this impact the building owner? What should building owners expect? What is the ideal In-Building wireless system? How does technological convergence play in the enterprise space? How does this play with the notion of the Internet of Things? Are the carriers a help or a hindrance?

Moderator: Scot Bohaychyk, Clearfield

Alan Dash, The Sextant Group

Bob Butchko, RF Connect

Bob Salutric, TE Connectivity

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break                   

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Wireless Opportunities in Public Safety        With the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), there is continued and growing awareness of a nationwide broadband network for emergency responders.  Learn about the latest developments as this initiative takes shape and where there are opportunities for your company.

Todd Schlekeway, NATE

Edward Parkinson, FirstNet

Chief Alan Perdue, Safer Buildings Coalition

Sgt. Ehrin Ehlert, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Luncheon Keynote and Interview  with Laurene Vamprine, Vice President and CIO, Erlanger Health System   

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Small Cells….Big Deal        The second half of 2013 saw small cells go into full scale deployment on the networks of AT&T and Verizon Wireless.  Learn how the real world implementation  of this most talked about technology will affect you.  What were the challenges and what lessons have been learned so far?  How is success being measured and what will the models for success look like going forward?

Moderator: Jennifer Fritzsche, Wells Fargo

Melissa Ashurst, ASG AT&T

Chrissy Agricola, Verizon

Seth Jones, Sprint

Russell Agle, SpiderCloud

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Power Group Discussion           

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. NATE Tower Tech Session       

Sponsored By:

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2014 Sponsorship Information