WISPAMERICA 2018 Conference Agenda
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Last update: 02/23/18

TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018  
Time Track
Session Title Room
8:00am - 9:15am
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BREAKFAST | OPENING REMARKS | SPONSOR INTROS  (Details) East Ballroom
9:15am - 9:30am     Intermission (15 min)  
9:30am - 10:15am
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STATE OF WISPA  (Details) East Ballroom
10:15am - 10:30am     Intermission (15 min)  
10:30am - 12:00pm
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SPEED DATING  (Details) East Ballroom
12:00pm - 2:15pm     EXHIBIT HALL (Lunch from 12:30pm - 1:30pm)
 
SESSION 1
2:15pm - 3:15pm Technical
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TRANSITIONING FROM A BRIDGED TO ROUTED NETWORK  (Details) EMR- N
Business
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IS LTE THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY FOR YOU?  (Details) EMR- H
Regulatory WISPA IN DC: WORKING ON YOUR BEHALF

EMR- J
Marketing
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SALES CHANNELS AND PARTNERS  (Details) EMR- O
Advanced Tech
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ADVANCED QOE  (Details) EMR- F
3:15pm - 3:45pm

Intermission (30 min)  
SESSION 2
3:45pm - 4:45pm Technical
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VOICE FOR DUMMIES  (Details) EMR- N
Business
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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS  (Details) EMR- O
Regulatory THE FCC's BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE: POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
EMR- F
Marketing
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GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH GUERRILLA MARKETING  (Details) EMR- J
Advanced Tech
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LAYERING REDUNDANCY ACROSS THE NETWORK  (Details) EMR- H
4:45pm - 6:15pm     EXHIBIT HALL
 
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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OPENING RECEPTION  (Details) The Southern

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2018  
Time Track
Session Title Room
7:45am - 8:00am

Coffee
SESSION 3
8:00am - 9:15am Business
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OTHER WAYS TO MAKE MONEY -- BACKUPS, VOIP, MAIL SERVERS, IPTV  (Details) EMR- O
Regulatory
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PREPARING FOR THE CAF II AUCTION  (Details) EMR- J
HR
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HIRING THE RIGHT PEOPLE  (Details) EMR- N
Marketing
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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT & MARKETING  (Details) EMR- F
Animal Farm
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CAMBIUM ROAD MAP AND Q&A  (Details) EMR- H
9:15am - 9:45am

Intermission (30 min)
SESSION 4
9:45am - 10:45am Technical
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DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES (mmWav, SDWAN, Gfast, etc)  (Details) EMR- N
Regulatory
NTIA: UNDERSTANDING THE SUPERCLUSTER PROGRAM

EMR- O
HR
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MANAGING THE EMPLOYEES YOU HAVE  (Details) EMR- F
Marketing
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SECRET SAUCE FOR WHAT MAKES A GOOD AD  (Details) EMR- J
Animal Farm
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CAMBIUM ROAD MAP AND Q&A  (Details) EMR- H
10:45am - 11:00am     Intermission (15 min)  
11:00am - 12:00pm  
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WEDNESDAY KEYNOTE  (Details) East Ballroom
12:00pm - 2:15pm     EXHIBIT HALL  (Lunch from 12:30pm - 1:30pm)
 
SESSION 5
2:15pm - 3:15pm Technical
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FIBER TO THE HOME vs FIXED WIRELESS - DEBATE  (Details) EMR- F
Business
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FRIENDLY COMPETITION  (Details) EMR- O
Regulatory
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STATUTES AND REGULATIONS THAT REMOVE BARRIERS TO INFRASTRUCTURE DEPLOYMENT -- KNOW THE RULES  (Details) EMR- N
HR
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CREATING A CULTURE OF SUCCESS IN THE WORKPLACE  (Details) EMR- J
Animal Farm
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HANA WIRELESS - HISTORY OF ANTENNAS AND RF DESIGN / EVOLUTION OF WIRELESS  (Details) EMR- H
3:15pm - 3:45pm     Intermission (30 min)  
SESSION 6
3:45pm - 4:45pm Technical
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DEALING WITH SUBSCRIBERS' WIFI/ROUTER  (Details) EMR- N
Business
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THINKING ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS FROM THE OUTSIDE IN  (Details) EMR- O
Regulatory
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SPECTRUM UPDATE  (Details) EMR- F
Finance
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THE WHAT, WHY, AND HOW OF FUNDING, GRANTS, AND LEASING  (Details) EMR- J
Animal Farm
POWERCODE: AUTOMATING YOUR WISP WITH SAISEI, MIKROTIK, AND WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2018 EMR- H
4:45pm - 6:45pm
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EXHIBIT HALL RECEPTION  (Details)
7:15pm - 9:00pm  
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WISP PAC EVENT  (Details) CANTINA LAREDO

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018  
Time Track
Session Title Room
7:45am - 8:00am

Coffee
SESSION 7
8:00am - 9:15am Technical
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INSTALLER TRAINING  (Details) EMR- J
Business
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IMPLEMENTING TRACTION  (Details) EMR- F
Regulatory
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FIRSTNET  (Details) EMR- N
Finance
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ACCOUNTING/FINANCING 101  (Details) EMR- O
Animal Farm
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UBNT ROAD MAP AND Q&A  (Details) EMR- H
9:15am - 9:45am     Intermission (30 min)  
SESSION 8
9:45am - 10:45am Technical
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ROOF SAFETY - OSHA  (Details) EMR- F
Business
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SITE ACQUISITION PROCESS (ZONING, LEASES, EASEMENTS, ETC)  (Details) EMR- J
Regulatory
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NET NEUTRALITY NOW: ENFORCEMENT AND COMPLIANCE AFTER TITLE II  (Details) EMR- O
Finance
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BUDGETING & FORECASTING  (Details) EMR- N
Animal Farm
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RF ELEMENTS: ANTENNA MYTH BUSTERS  (Details) EMR- H
10:45am - 11:00am     Intermission (15 min)  
11:00am - 12:00pm  
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THURSDAY KEYNOTE  (Details) East Ballroom
12:00pm - 2:15pm     EXHIBIT HALL  (Lunch from 12:30pm - 1:30pm)
 
SESSION 9
2:15pm - 3:15pm Technical
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FIBER BOOT CAMP  (Details) EMR- O
Business
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CAN GOOGLE IMPROVE YOUR WISP? AN INTERACTIVE NARRATIVE WITH GOOGLE ON WISP BUSINESS AND GOOGLE PRODUCTS  (Details) EMR- F
Regulatory
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WHAT FORMS MUST I FILL OUT?  (Details) EMR- J
Advanced Tech
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ADVANCED BGP  (Details) EMR- N
Animal Farm
BLiNQ NETWORKS EMR- H
3:15pm - 3:45pm     Intermission (30 min)  
SESSION 10
3:45pm - 4:45pm Technical
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BATTERY BACKUP / OFF GRID ELECTRIC  (Details) EMR- F
Business
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DEVELOPING PROCESSES TO STREAMLINE YOUR BUSINESS  (Details) EMR- O
Regulatory
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EMERGING REGULATORY ISSUES SURROUNDING IOT DEPLOYMENT AND DRONES  (Details) EMR- N
Advanced Tech
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ADVANCED RF MAPPING AND PLANNING  (Details) EMR- J
3:45pm - 4:15pm Animal Farm
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PACKETFLUX  (Details) EMR- H
4:15pm - 4:45pm Animal Farm
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CHUCK SCIENCE   (Details) EMR- H
4:45pm - 5:00pm     Intermission (15 min)  
5:00pm - 5:45pm  
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CLOSING SESSION  (Details) East Ballroom

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