WHAT, WHERE AND When: Join ATIS at the 2020 Protection Engineers’ Group (PEG) Conference, March 17 – 19, 2020, NC State University McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Raleigh, North Carolina
BACKGROUND: The 2020 ATIS PEG Conference: Electrical Protection of Communications Networks Conference presents solutions based on the latest electrical protection practices and applications in today’s networks. This includes changes in standards and technologies needed to meet ongoing challenges of providing reliable voice, data and video services in decentralized networks.
Conference attendees get the latest information on the leading topics in protection engineering, delivered by the field’s top professionals. Expert presentations cover all aspects of electrical protection including bonding and grounding, surge protection and back-up power systems. Presentations and discussions address network termination equipment, wireless access points, PoE, xDSL/Ethernet/G.fast, code and standards updates, deployment of emerging technologies, field experiences and more. View the full agenda.
All Conference attendees earn Professional Development Hours for attending.
MUST ATTEND SESSION: The Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP) is an in-depth presentation(s) by leading experts on topics that fundamentally affect the Information Communication Technology industry, such as over-current circuit protectors, surge protection, bonding and grounding at communication sites, and lightning physics.
This year’s DLP features an Introduction to Microgrids by Mesut Baran Ph.D., Professor, North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Srdjan Lukic, Ph.D., Deputy Director, FREEDM Systems Center and Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, NCSU.
It takes place March 19 at 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET
As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry’s business priorities. ATIS’ 150 member companies are currently working to address 5G, Smart Cities, illegal robocall mitigation, wireless emergency alerts, artificial intelligence-enabled networks, distributed ledger/blockchain technology, cybersecurity, IoT, emergency services, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle – from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.
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