This will be Jeff Pulver's second Monage conference, and if this is new for you, here are my takeaways from the first one, held last fall in Boston. Jeff has put together another great program and speaker roster, and aside from attending, I'll be speaking on a panel about enterprise messaging on Thursday at 11am with my long-time industry colleague, Chris Fine.
One of the mainstays in my calendar for years, I'm back for another ITExpo, TMCnet's flagship conference.
This time around, I'll be moderating two panels, both on the Friday:
10am - What's New in Unified Communications
11am - Hot Topics in Tech and Communications
Details for my sessions, along with the rest of the program can be reviewed here - just scroll down to Friday and the details will be there.
Next week, I'll be attending ShoreTel's Global Partner Conference in Orlando. As always, am looking forward to being there, and this should be my last bit of conference travel for 2016 - finally!
Aside from participating in the regular conference sessions, I'm one of the analysts who will be speaking on the Industry Trends Panel. The website hasn't been updated to reflect that yet, but the session will be on Wednesday afternoon.
I'll be attending Nextiva's big customer event, NextCon 16, in Scottsdale. Should be a great event, and Tuesday, I'll be speaking on an analyst roundtable. Details coming, and will include a link once the Agenda is updated.
Formerly known as the UC Summit, the BC Summit is the annual event run by UCStrategies.com, with whom I've long been associated with.
This year, the summit moves to a new venue in Palm Springs, so I'll be dressing for the weather. I'll be speaking on 4 sessions, all of which are running in sequence between 10:20 and 12:20 on the Thursday. For more detail on my sessions and the rest of the program, just scroll through the Agenda tab here.
Society of Communications Technology Consultants 2016 Conference, October 17-20, 2016, Kansas City, MO
I've only been a member a short time, but SCTC is celebrating 40 years now, so it should be pretty special. Two things of note regarding my participation:
1. I'm presenting highlights of research I recently conducted among consultants about the challenges both they and their clients face with today's rapidly-changing technologies: "How Consultants Can Add Value in Today's Market" - Tuesday at 1:30.
2. Am playing again with the SIPtones during the gala party on Wednesday night!
Just today, I've been added to a second session, and if you scroll down further on the above link, I'll be joining Alan Duric on his 4pm session that day, titled End to End Messaging.
If you're there, I'll be playing keyboards again with the SIPtones! Our set will be during the evening event on Thursday.
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