Next Week! TFI Communications Technology & Asset Valuation Conference in Austin – Jan 26-27

There’s still time to register for the 12th Annual TFI Communications Technology & Asset Valuation Conference,  January 26-27 at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown in Austin, Texas. Register now and join top technology thought-leaders and industry, consultants, and government professionals to connect and get updates on the most vital areas including:

  • Wireless Communications, including 5G and HetNets
  • Broadband & Video, including Gigabit Networks and OTT
  • Network Technologies, such as SDN/NFV
  • Cutting-edge Technologies like IoT, VR/AR, Cognitive Computing, Fast Data, and Vehicular Automation”

It’s not to late to register! Below is the list of speakers and agenda. For more information, we invite you to visit the TFI Conference Site or feel free to call us at (512) 258-8898.

Looking forward,
The TFI Team
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TFI Communications Technology Asset Valuation Conference 

Wednesday, January 25
Pre-Conference Reception: 6:15 – 7:15 pm Hosted by CostQuest
Thursday, January 26
Conference Sessions: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Reception, 5:45 – 7:00 pm 
Friday, January 27
Conference Sessions: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Box Lunch Discussion 12:30 – 1:20 pm

Speakers & Agenda: 

  • “The New Transformative Technologies”Lawrence K. Vanston, Ph.D., Conference Director, President, TFI
  • “Communication Technology Update” August (Augie) Grant, Ph.D., Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communications,  University of South Carolina; Co-Editor, Communications Technology Update and Fundamentals
  • “Virtual and Augmented Reality: Games, Shows, and Apps” A Short Film by TFI
  • “New Broadband/Video Markets, Impacts, and Bandwidth Point/Counterpoint”Augie Grant and Larry Vanston
  • THOUGHTLEADER: “An Interview with Byron Reese, Publisher of Gigaom”  – Byron Reese, Author, Futurist, Entrepreneur, Technologist CEO/Publisher, Gigaom; CEO, Knowingly – Carrie Vanston, Leader, Corporate Cultures that Rock (Interviewer)
  • KEYNOTE: “From Here to 5G”Iain Gillott, President & Founder, iGR (iGillottResearch, Inc.)
  • “Wireless Industry Panel”  – Gary Wiggins, Executive Director – Property Tax, AT&T, Jim Dombrowski, Manager Property Tax, Verizon,  David Schneider, Manager, Ernst & Young Contractor for Sprint, Stephen Yergeau, Director, Property Taxes, T-Mobile
  • “TFI Wireless Forecast Update” Ray Hodges, Senior Consultant, TFI
  • KEYNOTE: “Computer Vision – Welcome Our Newest Consumer of Video and Bandwidth!” Kristen Grauman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin
  • “TFI Broadband/Video Forecast Update” Lawrence K. Vanston, Conference Director, President, TFI
  • “The Post Millennials and their Impact on Communications”Anne Boysen, President & Founder, After the Millennials
  • “SDN/NFV: Tutorial, Insights, and Impacts”Dub Dublin, CEO, Dublinvention LLC
  • “IoT Security or Lack Thereof–Constraint or Showstopper?” Dub Dublin, CEO, Dublinvention LLC
  • Broadband Industry Panel and  
    “Communications Industry Current Affairs”
  • Jeff Binkley, Advisory Director, Deloitte, Christian Altenburger, Manager, Property Tax, Comcast, Joel Rubensohn, Senior Tax Manager, Cox Enterprises, Robert Strong, Tax Director, AT&T, Jim Dombrowski, Manager, Property Tax, Verizon, Steven Ingram, Manager, Property Tax, CenturyLink
  • “Communicating about Technology Change: Five Keys for Success” Box Lunch Presentation and Discussion – Carrie Vanston, Lead, Corporate Cultures that Rock

Location/Accommodations: Courtyard Marriott Downtown, 300 E. 4th Street., Austin, TX, 512-236-8008 or 800-321-2211. The hotel is in walking distance to Austin’s best live music venues and restaurants and is near the Texas State Capitol, the University of Texas, and other popular Austin sites. 

We hope you can join us at the TFI Conference.
We look forward to another wonderful year of learning, sharing, and networking!

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