Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Warm Miami, ITEXPO East 2008, and Facebook Friends Presenting!

Perfect combination! INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2008 begins on Wednesday.

Register for a Free VIP Pass online now for access to the three free workshops, as well as the exhibit hall, keynotes and networking receptions on Wednesday and Thursday. Registration in person will incur a $50 fee.


Workshops that definitely rock for you like SIP Trunking, Voice Peering, and new
opportunities for resellers. All are free with your VIP Pass.

Having just arrived in Miami from what I think is freezing Pensacola, I am thrilled that I am about to go for a run tonight Tuesday in my running shorts, then back and shower for a dinner meeting with a very cool voIP company. It's a secret!

Thousands of attendees are coming here from the U.S., Canada, Latin America,Europe, Asia, Middle East... To date, attendees from 74 countries have registered to attend, and I believe there are only around 190 real countries on eartth!

Here's an updated day-by-day breakdown of the valuable content at the event:

Wednesday, January 23, 2008:
9:00 am - Breakout sessions*
9:00 am - TMC University Training: Using SIP to Build Enhanced Services*
9:00 am - TMC University Training: Microsoft OCS*
9:00 am - trixbox Open Communication Training Courses*
10:00 am - Reseller Solutions Day Workshop
10:00 am - Ingate's SIP Trunking Workshop
4:15 pm - KEYNOTES by Broadvox, 8x8, Inc. (Packet8), and Fonality
6:00 pm - Welcome Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Aculab.

Thursday, January 24, 2008:
8:00 am - Breakout sessions*
8:00 am - trixbox Open Communication Training Courses*
8:15 am - Voice Peering Fabric Workshop
8:30 am - Ingate SIP Trunking Seminars
9:45 am - KEYNOTES by Nortel, AudioCodes, and Mitel
11:30 am - EXHIBIT HALL OPEN (Hall closes at 5:00 pm)
4:00 pm - Networking reception in exhibit hall sponsored by Ontario Canada
4:45 pm - Bose SoundDock(R) and Apple iPod Giveaway (You must be present to win)

Friday, January 25, 2008:
9:00 am - Breakout sessions*
9:00 am - trixbox Open Communication Training Courses*
11:00 am - EXHIBIT HALL OPEN (Hall closes at 2:30 pm)
2:30 pm - 2008 Mustang Convertible Giveaway (You must be present to win)

*Fees required to attend conference sessions & training courses.

Visit www.itexpo.com for complete details. Visit with me at DIDX booth 934, at the receptions, listening to keynotes and of course, Karen Campagna of Cisco (State of IPTV, Friday - 01/25/08, 12:30-2:15pm), Dan York of Voipsa (8:30-9:45am on Thursday, January 24th titled "Seminar/myth 1: VoIP is not secure"), and Bill Miller of Digium and Scott Hilton of 3Com (The Current State of Open Source (EI-03)Wednesday - 01/23/08, 11:00-11:45am) give some very interesting presentations.

I'll be taking pictures and filming videos and taking pics to post on photo galleries on Picasa, Facebook and Youtube about why people are participating in ITEXPO and what makes their company boomshakalaka!

Thank you, Michael Genaro, for your template. ;-)

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