NEBS Conference 2004

 

NEBS 2004 Agenda:
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Verizon's 10th annual NEBS Conference will feature the presentations and panel sessions from AT&T, BellSouth, Qwest, SBC, and Verizon on their NEBS requirements and applications.  The telecom companies will be discussing the purpose of the newly formed Telecommunications Carrier Group (TCG) and what it means to suppliers and test labs.

You will gain useful information on Next Generation Network (NGN) and Fiber To The Premises (FTTP) deployment plans by the carriers.  As NEBS is a critical element in the deployment of these networks there will be tailored talks highlighting specific criteria necessary for product development and deployment.

The primary purpose of this conference is to provide attendees with a full understanding of the technical requirements required to enter the telecommunications market in the US.

 

Gain the Marketing Advantage in NEBS Compliance:

  • Meet key decision makers from AT&T, BellSouth, Qwest, SBC, and Verizon

 

  • Learn what are the key technical requirements to enter the US telecom market

 

  • Network with fellow professionals

 

  • Reinforce your understanding of NEBS capabilities at the equipment manufacturers and test labs exhibits

 

  • Learn what the TCG means to your company

 

 

 

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Conference Day 1 - Wednesday, October 27, 2004
8:00-8:10 Welcome Chuck Graff, Director, Verizon Technology
8:10-8:50 Keynote James Sylvester, VP, Verizon Technology, Testing & Design of Next Generation Networks
8:50-9:10 BellSouth's NEBS Requirements Richard Strahan, NEBS Evaluation Coordinator, BellSouth Technology Planning and Deployment
9:10- 10:00 SBC's NEBS Requirements Bon Pipkin, Associate Director, SBC Communications
10:00-10:20 Break Exhibits Open
10:20-11:00 Integrating NEBS Testing Into Your Quality System Werner Schaefer, Quality Manager, Cisco Systems
11:00-1200 Passive Fiber Optic Component Technical Requirements - Tutorial on 27 Telcordia GRs Tom Amatulli, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DTMS), Verizon Technology
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:50 GR-63-CORE (Section 1-4) Richard Kluge, Director, Telcordia Technologies
1:50-2:40 Verizon's NEBS Requirements Chuck Graff, Director, Verizon
2:40-3:15 GR-63-CORE (Section 4.1) Temperature, Humidity, & Altitude Richard Kluge, Director, Telcordia Technologies
3:15-3:30 Break Exhibits Open
3:30- 4:00 GR-63-CORE (Section 4. 5) Airborne Contaminants Cliff Jones, Chief Engineer, Intertek
4:00-5:00 Carrier and Industry Panel Q&A Session AT&T, BellSouth, Qwest, SBC, Verizon & Day's Speakers
5:00-6:00 Networking Reception Exhibits Open
Conference Day 2 - Thursday - October 28, 2004
8:00-9:00 Discussion of the Newly Formed Telecommunications Carrier Group (TCG) Understanding the TCG NEBS Checklist - Principal Speakers: Bon Pipkin & Chuck Graff (AT&T, BellSouth, Qwest, SBC and Verizon on Panel)
9:00-10:00 GR-1089 CORE (Section 2-3, ESD &EMC) Robert Martin, Principal Electrical Engineer, Raytheon Company
10:00-10:20 Break Exhibits Open
10:20-10:50 Central Office Virtual Tour (Video) Howard Davis, DTMS Verizon Technology
10:50-11:30 GR-1089 CORE (Section 4-9) Cliff Jones, Chief Engineer, Intertek
11:30-12:00 Carrier and Industry Panel Q&A Session AT&T, BellSouth, Qwest, SBC, Verizon & Day's Speakers)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:40 Designing for NEBS Compliance Through a Product Life Cycle Charles Nasser, Manager - National Technical Systems
1:40-2:10 GR-487 CORE Requirements for Equipment Cabinets Ernie Gallo, Manager, Telcordia Technologies
2:10-2:40 Comparison Between US and International Network Requirements Robert Hamilton, Systems Design Compliance Specialist, Solectron Technical Centre
2:40-3:10 Network Standards Forums Update Jim Weise, NEBS Project Manager, Adtran
3:10-3:30 Break Exhibits Open
3:30-4:00 GR-78-CORE Tony Ali, DTMS, Verizon Communications
4:00-4:50 Carrier and Industry Panel Q&A Session AT&T, BellSouth, Qwest, SBC, Verizon & Day's Speakers)
4:50- 5:00 Closing Remarks Chuck Graff, Director, Verizon Technology