NEBS Conference 2001

 

NEBS 2001 - Network Challenges for the 21st Century|

 

NEBS 2001 Agenda:

 

 

Conference Day 1 - Wednesday, October 31
7:00-8:00
REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00-8:20
Welcome/Introduction
Chuck Graff
Verizon, Director NEBS Compliance and Conference Chairman
8:20-8:40
Keynote Address

Jim Sylvester
Verizon, VP-Systems Integration & Testing

8:40-10:00
GR-63 Fire Resistance Criteria
Fire Resistance Criteria
Bob Backstrom
Underwriters Laboratories
Fire Test Methods/Standards Brian Kushler
Telcordia Technologies
RBOC Viewpoints on Fire Chuck Graff
Verizon
10:00-10:15
BREAK & EXHIBITS
10:15-10:35
Virtual Tour of a Verizon Central Office
Get a unique look inside a Verizon Central Office
10:35-11:00
Disaster Recovery - Effects on Electronics After a CO Fire Chao-Ming Liu
Telcordia Technologies
11:00-12:00
Ask the Experts
RBOC and Industry Panel on Fire Resistance Criteria
NEBS SMEs from all four RBOCs & Industry Leaders
12:00-1:00
LUNCH & EXHIBITS
1:00-2:45
GR-63 Earthquake/Thermal Criteria
NEBS Earthquake Criteria Larry Wong
SBC Communications
Thermal Criteria and Test Methods
Rich Kluge
Telcordia Technologies
GR-3028 New Thermal Requirements Document Magnus Herrlin
Telcordia Technologies
2:45-3:10
BREAK & EXHIBITS
3:10-3:45
Airborne Contaminants Criteria and Test Methods
Francoise Sandroff
Telcordia Technologies
3:45-4:30
Ask the Experts
RBOC and Industry Panel on Earthquake, Thermal and Airborne Contaminants Criteria
NEBS SMEs from all four RBOCs & Industry Leaders
5:00-7:00
RECEPTION & EXHIBITS

 

 Conference Day 2 - Thursday, November 1
7:00-8:00
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST & EXHIBITS
8:00-9:15
Vendor's Corner
HP's Approach to NEBS Compliance Frank Dembski
Hewlett Packard
What Every Startup Should Know About NEBS Dave Lorusso
General Bandwidth
Cisco's View of NEBS Compliance Paul Zahra
Cisco
9:15-9:40
GR-78 Criteria Frank Terlato
Verizon
9:40-10:00
New Verizon Programs Chuck Graff
Verizon
10:00-10:20
BREAK & EXHIBITS
10:20-10:40
Test Planning and Lab Considerations Troy Franklin
MET Laboratories, Inc.
10:40-11:00
Verizon NEBS Requirements for CLECs
Tom Amatulli
Verizon
11:00-12:00
Ask the Experts
RBOC and Industry Panel on Morning Session
NEBS SMEs from all four RBOCs & Industry Leaders
12:00-1:00
LUNCH & EXHIBITS
1:00-1:50
GR-1089 EMI/ESD Criteria and Test Methods John Lichtig
Lichtig Consulting
1:50-2:40
GR-1089 Sections 4-9
Jon Curtis
Curtis-Straus
2:40-3:20
GR-1089 Relationship to Other US Standards
Jon Curtis
John Lichtig
3:20-3:40
BREAK & EXHIBITS
3:40-4:30
Ask the Experts
RBOC and Industry Panel on GR-1089 Session
NEBS SMEs from all four RBOCs & Industry Leaders
4:30-6:00
RECEPTION & EXHIBITS
Reception hosted by MET Laboratories, Inc.

 

 

 Conference Day 3 - Friday, November 2
7:00-8:00
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST & EXHIBITS
8:00-10:00
Laboratory Corner
Testing Span Powered Devices to NEBS Lightning Requirements Cliff Jones
Intertek ETL SEMKO
NEBS Lessons Learned Jim Press
National Technical Systems (NTS)
Now That I've Modified My Product, How Do I Ensure It's Still NEBS Compliant?
Troy Franklin
MET Laboratories, Inc.
10:00-10:10
BREAK
10:10-11:30
RBOC Unique Requirements and NEBS Process
NEBS Requirements for Qwest Incumbent Local Exchange Network
John Larson
Qwest
SBC TP76200 Unique Requirements
Bon Pipkin
SBC
Verizon NEBS Compliance Process
Chuck Graff
Verizon
11:30-11:50
Ask the Experts
RBOC and Industry Panel on the Laboratory Corner and RBOC Unique Requirements
NEBS SMEs from all four RBOCs & Industry Leaders
11:50-12:00
Closing Remarks
Chuck Graff
Verizon
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 



 

NEBS 2001 - Network Challenges for the 21st Century was held at the Paris hotel in Las Vegas, NV

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One of the conference features is numerous panel discussions.  

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In addition to the ILEC panels the conference features  

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Each panel discussion and presentation allows the attendees to ask questions.  
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Don't forget to visit with the exhibitors and view the booths.  

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Enjoying the good company and food at the receptions and luncheons.  

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Visiting the conference exhibit area to network with manufacturers, carriers and test labs.

 

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