October 27, 2017

2018 TANE Spring Symposium

Registration InformationSponsorsAttendeesTuesday, April 3, 2018Wednesday, April 4, 2018Thursday, April 5, 2018

2018 TANE Spring Symposium


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2018 TANE Spring Symposium

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2018 TANE Spring Symposium Attendees

First Last Company
Jerry Lamm Adtran
Greg Luhman Adtran
Jim Supsky Adtran
Nathan Nash Allied Telesis, Inc
Peter DeMar Battery Research
Peter Johnson Calix
Andrew Walding CellStream, Inc.
Claus Leitmann Ciena
Kevin Stevens Clearfield
Mike Hartwick Comstar Supply
Casey McCool Comstar Supply
Seema Mendonca Comtrend
Jim Caron Consolidated Communications
Steve Grenier Consolidated Communications
Elizabeth Rapisarda Consolidated Communications
Dan Dunseith Corning Optical
Preston Knauer East Penn MFG
Michael Cantlin General Machine Products (KT), LLC
Ted Clemens General Machine Products (KT), LLC
Judy Kidder Guest
Steve Head HEADNetworks
Roberta Westfall Henkels & McCoy, Inc.
John Muller Innovative Systems
Ed McLellan Integration Partners
Duane Nelson Leoch Battery
Kurt Dadd LightRiver Technologies
Edwin Graves LightRiver Technologies
Ben Pleasants Mapcom Systems
Todd Salupo MaxCell
Matt Byrd Metaswitch
Gregg Klatsky MOUNTAIN LTD
Paul Looney Multilink
Carol McDaniel Multilink
Jason Champion NeoNova
Scott Brennan Netegrity Consultants LLC
Scott Kaylor NISC
Kathy Sweatman NISC
Steve O’Brien OFS
Tom Baldwin Prysmian Group
Daniel Gettens Rep Com International
Kevin Keough Ribbon
Elizabeth Page Ribbon
Greta Gans Superior Essex
Clarke Kidder TANE
Shereen Mohammadi TANE
Laurie Murphy TANE
Rick Greenspan Tejas Networks
Bob Butler Union River Telephone
Kevin Copeland Union River Telephone
Suzanne Reed UniTel
Jessica Westclark University of Massachusetts
Vicki Stone Vertiv
Seth Bedard Waitsfield & Champlain Valley Telecom
Rod Beland Waitsfield & Champlain Valley Telecom
John Burmania Waitsfield & Champlain Valley Telecom
Keegan Carter Waitsfield & Champlain Valley Telecom
Lee Cheney Waitsfield & Champlain Valley Telecom
Todd Garthaffner Waitsfield & Champlain Valley Telecom
Jay Morisseau Waitsfield & Champlain Valley Telecom
Kurt Swanson Waitsfield & Champlain Valley Telecom
Sam Bruce Walker & Associates
Cindy Sheets Walker & Associates
Chris Lanier Zyxel Communications
Kd Nguyen Zyxel Communications

2018 TANE Spring Symposium Agenda

9:30 am – 11:30 am
Metaswitch User Group Session

10:30 am – 2:00 pm
TANE Board Meeting

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Adtran User Group Session

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

2:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Ribbon User Group Session

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Networking @ Fire & Ice (dinner on your own) 

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Exhibit hall/Exhibitor set-up

2018 TANE Spring Symposium Agenda

7:00 am – 8:00 am
Registration & Breakfast

7:45 am – 8:00 am
Vendor Meeting
Scott Brooks
Gregg Klatsky 

8:00 am – 8:10 am
Opening Remarks
Scott Brooks, TANE President

8:10 am – 9:00 am
The Competitive Ecosystem: Toward a New Paradigm – Opening Keynote
Steven Shepard, Author and Futurist 

9:00 am – 9:50 am
Wi-Fi and the Internet of Things Explosion!
Moderator: Andy Walding
Comtrend & User

9:50 am – 10:00 am

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Exhibitor Showcase Open

10:00 am – 11:15 am
The Magic of Network Power is No Sleight of Hand!
Moderator: Clarke Kidder, TANE
Battery Research
East Penn (Deka)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
A Lottery Ticket, A Love Affair, and Bill Murray – Lunch Keynote
Joe Fusco, Teacher, Coach, and Advisor

1:20 pm – 1:30 pm

1:30 pm – 2:20 pm
Where Have All the IP Addresses Gone?

Andy Walding

2:30 pm – 3:30pm
It Won’t Happen To Me!! What’s a BitCoin?
Andy Richardson – invited
Ixia – invited

3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Exhibitor Showcase Open & Networking Reception

6:30 pm – 7:30pm
Exhibitor Booth Breakdown

6:30 pm
Dinner on your own

2018 TANE Spring Symposium Agenda

7:00 am – 9:00 am
Registration & Breakfast Buffet

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Have You Had Your Fiber Today?
Greg Hart, TDS Telecom
Kevin Copeland, Union Rivah
Brian Marteeny, Fishers Island

9:30 am – 11:30 am
Calix User Group Session

11:30 am
Door Prize Award – Symposium Close