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SIP Forum Announces Detailed Conference Agenda for SIPNOC 2011

Inaugural conference to provide a key opportunity for information exchange among network operators and engineers deploying SIP-based networks and network services

NORTH ANDOVER, MA (April 7, 2011) – The SIP Forum announced today its conference agenda and detailed session descriptions for the first SIP Network Operators Conference (SIPNOC), to be held April 25-27 at the Hyatt Dulles Hotel in Herndon, VA. The two-day event, a first-of-its-kind international conference aimed at service provider operations personnel, will feature presentations, speeches and panels from communications network professionals in a cooperative environment aimed at sharing information and best practices regarding SIP-based services in carrier networks.

“We initiated this event with the goal of providing a meeting place for the international community of communications engineers and network operations professionals that deal with the real-world intricacies of SIP on a day-to-day basis,” said Eric Burger, SIP Forum Chairman Emeritus and Chairman of the SIPNOC Program Committee. “We expect SIPNOC presentations to not only be intriguing and informational; we expect them to foster the free exchange of ideas that will have a positive, tangible effect on SIP deployments and related applications.”

As previously announced, Federal Communications Commission Chief Technologist Dr. Douglas C. Sicker will provide the keynote address at SIPNOC. A recognized leader in the industry, Dr. Sicker has chaired and served on the program committees of numerous technical conferences, including IEEE, DySPAN, ISART and TPRC.

SIPNOC conferees will explore a variety of SIP-related subjects in a variety of sessions, including panel discussions, general session talks, and Bird of a Feather (BoF) ad-hoc meetings. The conference agenda includes key topics by network operators and engineering professionals related to SIP-based services and infrastructure, including security, troubleshooting and monitoring, FoIP, performance metrics, large-scale SIP interoperability challenges, HD voice, SIP Trunking, application development, call routing and peering, and more.

For the full agenda of the SIPNOC event, including speakers and session descriptions, please visit:

Registration for SIPNOC remains opens by visiting

The SIP Forum has gained an international reputation for developing important and educational events surrounding SIP. The organization’s SIPit series of interoperability testing events ( regularly provides a test bed for SIP-based applications and equipment that has been heralded as critical for the development of new products and services in the industry. The SIP Forum also has a number of committees and task groups made up of well-known industry experts examining a myriad of SIP-related topics, including SIP trunking (SIPconnect), the opportunity for SIP in smart grid deployments, FoIP, and user-agent configuration.

SIPNOC Registration

To register for SIPNOC, please visit

SIPNOC General Show Info

For more information about SIPNOC, please visit or send an email to

SIPNOC Sponsorship Info

For information about corporate sponsorship opportunities at SIPNOC, please contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, at +1-718-548-7245 or

About the SIP Forum

The SIP Forum is an IP communications industry association that engages in numerous activities that promote and advance SIP-based technology, such as the development of industry recommendations, the SIPit interoperability and testing events, special interoperability workshops, educational seminars, and general promotion of SIP in the industry. One of the Forum’s notable technical activities is the development of the SIPconnect Technical Recommendation v. 1.1 – a standards-based recommendation that provides detailed guidelines for direct IP peering and interoperability between IP PBXs and VoIP service provider networks. The SIPconnect 1.0 Compliant Certification Program is an associated program through which eligible companies can gain SIPconnect 1.0 certification and the right to license the use of the SIP Forum’s ‘SIPconnect Compliant’ certification mark – the official brand of the leading standard for SIP Trunking products and services. For more information, please visit:

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