[Sipnoc] New FCC CTO Eric Burger to Keynote SIPNOC 2017

Marc Robins marc.robins at sipforum.org
Mon Oct 9 16:53:34 UTC 2017




Newly Appointed FCC Chief Technologist — and IP Communications Expert — Dr. Eric Burger to Keynote at SIPNOC 2017 –The SIP Network Operators Conference! 


The SIP Forum is proud to announce that Dr. Eric Burger, the newly appointed United States Federal Communications Commission Chief Technology Officer (and Former Chairman of the SIP Forum) will give the keynote address at SIPNOC 2017 (http://www.sipnoc.org). Dr. Burger will address the SIPNOC community on the Robocalling Epidemic and the challenges and opportunities facing the IP communications industry.



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The FCC's Chief Technology Officer serves as an advisor to the Chairman and as the senior technology expert in the agency. The position is housed within the FCC’s Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis. Dr. Burger replaces Dr. Henning Schulzrinne, who returned to Columbia University.

Prior to joining the Commission, Dr. Burger served as director of the Security and Software Engineering Research Center in Washington, DC. The center helps propose solutions to network problems like Robocalling, rural call completion, accessibility of communications for Americans with hearing and speech impairments, reducing the cost of deploying and operating communications networks, and ensuring communication network security and stability. He holds patents in telecommunications and is an expert in standards for telecommunications, network, and Internet technologies.

Dr. Burger has also held senior engineering and technology positions in various telecommunications companies and served as a technology consultant to others. He is also the Former Chairman of the SIP Forum, and he has taught computer science at Georgetown University, George Mason University, and The George Washington University. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Illinois Institute of Technology, an MBA from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, and bachelor’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Other topics that will be covered at SIPNOC 2017 include Securing the VoIP Infrastructure; SD-WAN;  Voice Network Syndication;  SIPconnect 2.0, 3.0, and Certification Testing;  Troubleshooting and QoS Strategies;  IoT Applications and the Use of VoLTE; Debugging SIP Applications; Call Routing and Peering; Important Regulatory and Policy Developments; Troubleshooting and Monitoring; Intensive Wireshark Training, and more! Please refer to the SIPNOC 2017 Agenda <https://www.sipforum.org/news-events/sipnoc-2017-overview/sipnoc-2017-conference-schedule/>  for detailed information about the conference content. 



SIPNOC 2017 Registration – Take Advantage of Special Savings for a Limited Time!
The regular “All-Access” SIPNOC 2017 conference registration fee is $1195 for a full day of Wireshark Training followed by two days of conference proceedings. This “all-inclusive” fee also includes breakfasts, lunches and break refreshments and snacks, and special dinner networking receptions the first and second nights of the event!

Missed the early-bird discount? Don’t despair! For a limited time, you can still enjoy special registration savings on SIPNOC 2017 – enter code "sipnocdisc150" to save $150 off the regular rate! 

Individuals from SIP Forum Full Member companies save more ($200 to be exact.) Send an email to sipnocinfo at sipforum.org to obtain the exclusive Full Member discount code.



Register at https://www.regonline.com/sipnoc2017. 

SIPNOC 2017 Hotel Reservations

*	SIPNOC 2017 is located at the four-star Hilton Washington Dulles Hotel. To reserve your stay at the Hilton, please visit: http://group.hilton.com/SIPNOC2017

SIPNOC 2017 General Event Information

*	For more information about SIPNOC 2017, please visit www.sipnoc.org <http://www.sipnoc.org/>  or send an email to sipnocinfo at sipforum.org.

SIPNOC 2017 Sponsorship Information

*	For information about corporate sponsorship opportunities at SIPNOC 2017, please contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, at 203-829-6307 or marc.robins "at" sipforum.org.


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