New York

8 & 9 April 2019, Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan

2019 Program Advisory Council

  • Mike Schicktanz, Global IT Networks Director, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Steve Sesko, Executive Director, CHAIN IQ

  • Michael Wynston, Director GNE Network Architecture, FIRST DATA

  • Kim Biña, Team Lead Network Infrastructure, WHITE & CASE

2019 agenda preview

Day One

8:15 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

9:00 OPENING REMARKS

9:10 LIVE POLL #1

9:15 USE CASE PRESENTATION: SECURITY CHALLENGES FOR THE WAN MANAGER

9:40 PANEL DISCUSSION: BUILDING VIRTUAL WALLS—CHALLENGES IN NETWORK SECURITY FROM EDGE TO CLOUD 

10:20 MORNING COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBIT HALL

10:50 USE CASE PRESENTATION: SD-WAN ROLL OUT—IMPLEMENTATION, SOURCING, MANAGEMENT & RESULTS

11:15 TELEGEOGRAPHY PRESENTATION: BENCHMARKING ENTERPRISE NETWORKS — MODELING DIFFERENT NETWORK CONFIGURATION COSTS

11:40 PANEL DISCUSSION: LETTERS FROM THE SD-WAN FRONTIER—FROM POC TO PILOT & ROLL OUT

12:20 LUNCH & EXHIBIT HALL               

13:20 LIVE POLL #2

13:30 USE CASE PRESENTATION: DESIGNING THE HYBRID NETWORK UNDERLAY

 13:55 PANEL DISCUSSION: THE LONGEST MILE—SELECTING AND SOURCING THE UNDERLAY NETWORK

14:35 WAN BOOTH SPRINT

15:35 AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBIT HALL

16:05 TELEGEOGRAPHY PRESENTATION: SD-WAN PROVIDER LANDSCAPE—SERVICE DELIVERY, PRICING MODELS, AND M&A IN THE SOFTWARE DRIVEN NETWORK MARKETPLACE

16:30 PANEL DISCUSSION: SEEKING PEAK PERFORMANCE—MONITORING, SLAS, AND QOE IN THE POST-MPLS WAN

17:10 CLOSING REMARKS

17:20 NETWORKING DRINKS

18:20 CLOSE OF DAY ONE

 

Day Two

 8:30 ENTERPRISE BREAKFAST

 8:30 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS & EXHIBIT HALL

9:30 OPENING REMARKS

9:35 LIVE POLL #3

9:40 USE CASE PRESENTATION: WAN ARCHITECTURE FOR THE CLOUD

10:05 PANEL DISCUSSION: DELIVERING THE CLOUD — CONNECTION MODELS, SECURITY AND PERFORMANCE

10:45 ENTERPRISE ROUNDTABLES

  • Financial Services

  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals

  • Business Services

  • Manufacturing & Consumer Industry

  • Small & Medium Enterprises 

11:25 MORNING COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBIT HALL

 11:55 TELEGEOGRAPHY PRESENTATION: PROVIDER LANDSCAPES—HOW THE CSP AND NETWORK PROVIDER BACKBONE GEOGRAPHY AFFECTS THE WAN

12:20 PANEL DISCUSSION: PICKING YOUR PARTNERS—STRATEGIES FOR THE INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER

13:00 LUNCH & EXHIBIT HALL

14:00 LIVE POLL #4

14:10 SMALL & MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISE USE CASE PRESENTATION

14:35 PANEL DISCUSSION: POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE— SEEKING SOLUTIONS FOR REMOTE SITES, UNCOMPETITIVE MARKETS, M&A, AND OTHER NETWORK HEADACHES

15:15 AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBIT HALL

15:45 PANEL DISCUSSION: ANALYST AND CONSULTANT ROUNDUP—LESSONS LEARNED AT THE WAN SUMMIT NYC 2019 AND PREDICTIONS FOR THE FUTURE

16:25 CLOSING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

16:30 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

If you are interested in speaking opportunities, please contact:

Martina Höllbacher, Product Development
Email: martina.hollbacher@capacitymedia.com
Tel. +44 (0) 207 779 7290