NCTA Tech Papers Coming to SCTE Cable-Tec Expo

The SCTE/ISBE and the NCTA are collaborating to integrate the NCTA technical papers into SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo. The organizations are ...

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The SCTE/ISBE and the NCTA are collaborating to integrate the NCTA technical papers into SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo.

The organizations are working together to combine the best elements of both the Cable-Tec Expo papers and the NCTA technical papers within the SCTE/ISBE-NCTA Fall Technical Forum, continuing the collaborative relationship that existed during the Spring Technical Forum at the now-defunct INTX show in recent years. The Expo 2017 Program Committee will review abstracts for inclusion in the Oct. 17-20 event in Denver.

The deadline for submission of written abstracts is March 1. The call for papers for the Fall Technical Forum is available at http://www.scte.org/SCTEDocs/Events/Call%20For%20Papers%202017.pdf.

"Our industry is at an inflection point in which technological advances and business needs are converging to pave the way for new opportunities," said Chris Bastian, senior vice president and CTO of SCTE/ISBE. "We're delighted to be able to leverage our close relationships with NCTA and CableLabs to make the valuable insights of broadband telecommunications' most innovative minds available to full conference attendees."

"SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo historically has driven learning and development across every level of the cable workforce," said Dr. William Check, senior vice president and CTO of the NCTA. "The integration of the NCTA and SCTE/ISBE papers will bring to Expo an added dimension by harnessing the focus on new thinking that was a mainstay of our highly regarded Spring Technical Forum partnership."

"Innovation is the lifeblood of our industry," said Ralph Brown, CTO for CableLabs, which partnered in the past with the SCTE/ISBE and the NCTA on the Spring Technical Forum. "We look forward to continuing our close work with SCTE/ISBE and NCTA to assure the alignment of our organizations and maximize the impact of new technologies as they come to market."

For Cable-Tec Expo 2017, the Program Committee is targeting content in the following areas:

  • Future Services and Technologies
  • Evolved Network - Wireline and Wireless
  • Cloud and Virtualization
  • Security and Authentication
  • Business Services
  • Customer Journey
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