|By Business Wire||
|May 6, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
OSP® magazine today announced open registration for OSP EXPO® 2014. OSP EXPO is taking place September 30 – October 2, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Telecom network professionals from over 40 countries worldwide come for actionable education, thought leadership, powerful keynotes, face-to-face networking and solutions shopping. Registration is free now through the end of June.
“We are very excited about the level of enthusiasm we’ve received from speakers, sponsors, vendors and attendees for this one-of-a kind event,” said Sharon Vollman, OSP’s President and Editorial Director. "Staying relevant is critical in our rapidly changing industry. OSP EXPO showcases the latest technologies and bring the most current information to our attendees on hot industry topics via our 35+ targeted seminars. The synergies of ALL elements at OSP EXPO working together doesn’t get any more relevant than that."
OSP EXPO 2014 Highlights
More than 225 telecom vendors and distributors will be showcasing new products, methods, and best practices for solutions of today and tomorrow.
- Opening Keynote speakers Tom Maguire, Verizon’s Senior Vice President, National Operations Support, and Chris Levendos, Verizon’s Vice President, Network Transformation, Strategic Initiatives & Performance Management, are Verizon’s legacy duo, kicking things off with a presentation building on the legacy and tradition they embrace as they evolve wireline and wireless networks for the next generation. These two speakers strongly demonstrate the art of human networking in today’s telecom landscape.
- Closing Keynote speaker Gene Agee, Vice President, Procurement and Real Estate of Sprint closes out OSP EXPO 2014. Gene will inspire attendees as he shares his and Sprint’s commitment to evolving the role that wireline infrastructure plays in the wireless network.
Select from over 35 free seminars focused on a wide range of topics impacting you and the wireless and wireline networks. Our top-quality seminars are approved to award CECs from BICSI, CEUs from ETA, and COC points from BCSP. View the complete seminar line-up at: http://www.ospmag.com/expo/education/seminars
Our Networking Event takes place Wednesday, October 1st on the Exhibit Floor. The best in the industry, including OSP’s Women in Telecom and the 2014 OSP Game Changers, will be there. You’ll also want to be there– you never know who you might run into!
Early Bird Discount - Registration is free now through the end of June. Registration includes access to both keynotes, all regular seminars, the exhibit floor, and the exhibit floor Happy Hour on Wednesday, October 1st.
About OSP EXPO
OSP EXPO is owned by Practical Communications Incorporated (PCI), a world-class publisher of technology information resources, dedicated to advancing technology businesses with niche magazines and trade shows. OSP EXPO, will bring together OSP professionals from the ILEC, IOC and CLEC communities delivering the latest OSP technologies and seminars offering attendees the opportunity to receive continuing education credits from BICSI, ETA and BCSP. The Network Solutions Marketplace, OSP EXPO 2014, will take place September 30 – October 2 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information, visit www.ospmag.com/expo. A WBENC certified company, adding diversity to your supply chain.
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