Join Sangoma at AstriCon 2019
Date: October 29-30, 2019
Venue: Omni Hotel at the Battery – Atlanta, Georgia
AstriCon is celebrating its 16th year in Atlanta! As the longest-running event devoted to all-things Asterisk, AstriCon celebrates one of the most influential open source telecommunication projects in history and also its future impact on the communications industry.
With nearly two million downloads per year, millions of deployments and a community of more than 86,000 members, the acceptance and growth of Asterisk continues at a brisk pace. And with over with over 250,000 downloads of FreePBX per year, the combined open source communications ecosystem spans over 200 countries.
AstriCon gives all members of the Asterisk and FreePBX community – from telephony enthusiasts to businesses – a forum to learn about the technology. With an open source communications track and a business track, integrators and business end-users can expect to hear the latest news and project updates, gain access to in-depth technical sessions, participate in networking opportunities, meet potential collaborators and review and discuss detailed case studies.
Alan Quayle – Founder TADHACK, TADSummit
Show Me the UCing Money!
Tuesday, October 29th at 9:00 AM
Alan Quayle wanders the world helping people gain an edge in high tech.
His 29-year career spans BT, Lucent (now Nokia), Cambridge Technology Partners (now Atos Consulting), founding Teltier (one of the first Telecom API companies that was sold to Cisco in 2003) and 16 years as an independent focused on the intersection of IT, Web and Telecoms. Customers range from global leaders like AT&T, Verizon, Etisalat, BT, Telstra, Ericsson, Huawei, and Oracle; to innovative start-ups like Apigee (sold to Google), AppTrigger (sold to Metaswitch), Camiant (sold to Oracle), Layer 7 (sold to CA), Apex Communications (sold to Dialogic), OpenCloud (sold to Metaswitch), Solaiemes (sold to Comverse), Apidaze (sold to VoIP Innovations), Tropo (sold to Cisco), Nexmo (sold to Vonage), Telesign (sold to BICS), Flowroute (sold to West) and many many more.
He founded TADHack, the largest global hackathon over one weekend (4000 registrations in 2017 and 2018); and TADSummit, the largest conference focused on programmable telecoms (CXTech). If you have fiber to the home, e.g. Verizon Fios, the box in your home is likely based on some of his patents and standards work in optical access technology. He worked on the development of digital video compression technologies, which enabled YouTube and Netflix to change TV viewing forever. His leadership in programmable telecoms is democratizing the telecoms industry, so anyone can use it to solve problems that matter to them. He has a MEng (Masters of Engineering, First, top in class), MBA, CEng (Chartered Engineer), MIET, and MIEEE.
Simon Woodhead – CEO, Simwood
Dealing with Outages
Tuesday, October 29th at 11:00 AM
Seán McCord – CEO, Cycore Systems, Inc.
Audio Pipes – Playing with Real Time Audio
Wednesday, October 30th at 10:30 AM
Ben Klang – VP of Business Technology, Power Home Recording
Wacky World of Phone Foibles & Fantastic Failure Fables
Tuesday, October 29th at 1:30 PM
Fred Posner – Engineer, LOD.com
Three Reasons You Need Kamailio
Wednesday, October 30th at 9:30 AM
Jason Park – Lead Engineer, Target
The Upside Down: Decentralization and the Feature Funnel
Wednesday, October 30th at 11:00 AM
David Duffett – Founder & Lead Trainer, Let the Geek Speak
Why Nerd Aren’t Heard – 7 Ways Geeks Sabotage their Own Presentations
Tuesday, October 29th at 4:00 PM