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Light Reading's Events

Light Reading runs the most extensive program of live and virtual events in the communications industry. The content for our events is provided by Heavy Reading, Light Reading's independent market research division, with contributions from leading telecom companies, ensuring that our pre-qualified audiences of technology decision makers receive exclusive and original information on how to best achieve their next-generation communications goals.

For speaking or sponsorship inquiries on any of our upcoming events or for more information on our event sites that are under construction, please contact events@lightreading.com.

For questions about Light Reading Live Events please email: events@lightreading.com.

2020 Vision: Executive Summit Europe
The Intercontinental Prague
Tuesday - Thursday, December 5 - 7, 2017
Industry Events
MEC Congress
Hotel Palace, Berlin, Germany
Monday, September 25 – Wednesday, September 27 2017
Service Delivery Innovation Summit
Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London
Wednesday, September 27 – Thursday, September 28 2017
SDxE
Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
Monday, September 25 - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Futurecom 2017
Transamerica Expo Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Monday, October 2 – Thursday, October 5 2017
Network Virtualization Asia
Singapore
Tuesday, October 3 & Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The INCOMPAS Show: Fall 2017
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Sunday, October 15 - Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Self-Organising Networks World
Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London
Monday, October 16 – Wednesday, October 18 2017
Cable Tec-Expo
Denver, Colorado
Tuesday, October 17 – Friday, October 20, 2017
Wireless Global Congress
New York, The Roosevelt Hotel
Monday, November 13 – Thursday, November 16, 2017
Call & Contact Centre Expo
ExCel London
Wednesday, March 21 – Thursday March 22, 2018
Big Communications Event
Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas
Monday May 14 – Wednesday May 16,2018
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The 'gleaming city on a hill,' Steve Saunders calls it. But who is going to take us from today's NFV componentry to the grand future of a self-driving network? Here's a look at the vendors hoping to make it happen.
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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Upcoming Live Events
September 28, 2017, Denver, CO
October 18, 2017, Colorado Convention Center - Denver, CO
November 1, 2017, The Royal Garden Hotel
November 1, 2017, The Montcalm Marble Arch
November 2, 2017, 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, UK
November 2, 2017, 8 Northumberland Avenue – London
November 10, 2017, The Westin Times Square, New York, NY
November 30, 2017, The Westin Times Square
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Infographics
With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.
Educational Resources Archive
Live Digital Audio

Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.

During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.

She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.

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