2013 AGL Regional Conference series will feature An inside look at LTE installation issues Including what installation pitfalls to avoid, Protecting your vertical assets from unnecessary liabilities. We will host a more in depth discussion about In-building, small cells and DAS from public safety to city networks and more.
December 05, 2013
From: 8:00 am – To: 4:30 pm
Hilton Pleasanton at the Club The conference will take place at the Hilton Pleasanton at the Club 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588 Hotel Rooms are available at 149.00 plus tax, until November 20, 2013. Please call 800.445.86670 and mention “AGL Regional Conference”
8:30 a.m. Opening 9:00 a.m. Site Acquisition: Where Will All the Wireless Go? You have all heard the statistics on wireless growth, but where will all these antennas and nodes be located? This session will teach you how to meet the zoning challenges and take advantage of the opportunities in innovative antenna siting. Stay on top of the trends in siting macrocells, microcells and DAS, whether it is a greenfield development or on rooftops or on street furniture. Our panel of experts will fill you in on the best practices in siting on federal properties, churches and schools. 10:00 a.m. Wireless Business Trends Roundtable This session will scrutinize the business side of the wireless industry, from tower brokerage to Wall Street to carrier class Wi-Fi. Stay up to date on the critical factors that have an impact on our industry, whether it is the latest mergers, cash infusions or LTE deployment news. You will learn where the opportunities are to increase your profits, whether you own towers or integrate wireless systems. 11:00 a.m. LTE and the Art of Achieving and Maintaining Tower Integrity With LTE systems rolling out at a furious pace, can proper equipment installations keep up? This session will teach you a wide range of best practices for deploying equipment on towers and keeping them in working order. Plus, keys for keeping tower climbers safe. Todd Schlekeway, NATE (moderator) Brandon Chapman, Valmont SitePro 1 John Celentano, TESSCO Scot Bohaychyk, Clearfield 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00p.m. NATE PRESENTATION With Todd Schlekeway, Executive Director of NATE 1:15 p.m Small Cell, DAS, Wi-Fi – the New Wireless Frontier While it goes by different names – metrocell, picocell, microcell, DAS node and carrier-grade Wi-Fi – the result is the same, increased capacity and coverage enhancement. You will learn the latest technology trends in the deployment of multiple, smaller coverage area nodes. Additionally, you will learn the market drivers. All of which are critical to playing in this quickly evolving space. 2:15 p.m. Break Sponsored by GME 2:30 p.m. Vertical Markets: Fertile Ground for Small-cell Technology Through case studies and analysis, learn about niche markets where small-cell technology will thrive. The healthcare space, hospitality, campuses and stadiums are high-profile ventures that feed our growing need for smart phones. Come hear how to overcome the challenges in these complex yet most lucrative environments. Join us for the Networking Social with Our CALWA Friends in Northern California directly after the conference. Sponsored by TE Connectivity.