Primary focus of SIPNOC 2019 to be on the STIR/SHAKEN Framework and its role in the mitigation of Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing; Proposals now accepted for workshops, panels, speaker presentations and “Birds of a Feather” sessions addressing the deployment of STIR/SHAKEN; Registration officially opens
NORTH ANDOVER, MA (June 4, 2019) – The SIP Forum announced today that it has opened registration and the official Call for Presentations for the ninth annual SIP Network Operators Conference (SIPNOC 2019), being held at the Hilton Washington Dulles Hotel in Herndon, VA, December 3 -5, 2019.
The primary focus of SIPNOC 2019 will be on the STIR/SHAKEN Framework and its role in the mitigation of Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing. The SIPNOC 2019 agenda is being specifically developed for industry stakeholders in the Robocall and Caller ID Spoofing elimination/mitigation ecosystem, including service providers seeking to deploy new solutions, governmental regulators and agencies, equipment manufacturers, enterprise contact center operators, application providers and data analytics firms.
The SIPNOC conferences attractleading technical and operations personnel from the global carrier community and have earned high praise from attendees for their educational, non-commercial and technical content that focuses on the real-world challenges operators face when deploying SIP services in global IP networks.
SIPNOC 2019 Call for Presentations proposals can be submitted by visiting the SIP Forum Call for Presentations webpage. Possible topics can include Status and Overview of the SIP Forum/ATIS Joint NNI Task Force,
Overview of the STIR/SHAKEN Framework, Status of the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), Important Certification Management Considerations and Procedures, STIR/SHAKEN Policy Administration, The Regulatory Environment, Current Legislative Actions and Impacts, The State of International Adoption, Call Validation Display Framework Issues and Considerations, Enhanced CNAM and Rich Call Data, Requirements of the Financial Services Industry, Requirements of the Health Care Industry, Requirements of the Utilities Industry, Emergency Calling (e911) Security Strategies and Solutions, Data Analytics Solutions; STIR/SHAKEN Deployment Best-Practices, Service Provider Case Studies,
Considerations for Management, Performance and Troubleshooting, Government Agency Use Cases and Requirements, Contact Center Requirements, Track and Trace, VoIP DDOS Mitigation and Blocking, Call Bumping Mitigation Strategies, and Next-Generation SIP Attacks.
SIPNOC 2019 offers several different types of speaking opportunities including:
- General Session Talks: A General Session presentation should be on a topic of interest to the general SIPNOC audience, and may be up to 30 minutes long (including time for Q&A).
- General Session Panels: Panels are sessions with a moderator and a team of panelists. The panel moderator should submit an abstract on the panel topic, a list of panelists, and how the panel will be organized. Panel selection is based on the importance, originality, focus and timeliness of the topic, expertise of proposed panelists, as well as the potential for informative and controversial discussion.
- Special Workshops: The SIPNOC 2019 program has been expanded to include special workshops that run for 1-2 hours, providing time to focus in-depth on a variety of issues important to the SIPNOC community.
- Research Topics: Researchers are invited to present short summaries of their work for operator feedback. Topics may include call routing, network performance, statistical measurement and analysis and protocol development and implementation. Studies presented may be works in progress. Researchers from academia, government, and industry are encouraged to present.
- BOFs: BOFs (Birds of a Feather sessions) are informal sessions on topics which are of interest to a portion of the SIPNOC community. BOFs may be held in break‐out areas or in an unscheduled room. Requests for scheduled BOFs can be made at any time, including on site at the conference.
|SIPNOC 2019 Call for Presentation Key Dates|
|Presentation Abstracts Due||July 01, 2019|
|Draft Presentations Due||August 15, 2019|
|Acceptance Decision and Notifications||August 21, 2019|
|Draft Program Published||August 31, 2019|
|Final Presentations Due||November 1, 2019|
|Final Agenda Published||November 7, 2019|
|Conference Begins||December 3, 2019|
|SIPNOC 2019 Call for Presentations General Info|
To view the official call for presentations, which includes instructions on submitting material and specific SIPNOC policies, please visit https://www.sipforum.org/news-events/sipnoc-2019-overview/sipnoc-2019-call-for-presentations/. To submit, visit https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sipnoc2019.
|SIPNOC 2019 Registration – Take Advantage of Special Savings for a Limited Time!|
Regular All-Access Conference Pass: The regular “All-Access” SIPNOC 2019 conference registration fee is $1295 and includes access to all three days of conference proceedings. This “all-inclusive” fee also includes breakfasts, lunches and break refreshments and snacks, and special networking receptions the first and second nights of the event! Take advantage of Early-Bird Savings! Save $200 on the regular all-access rate if you register before August 1, 2019!
Full Member All-Access Pass: Individuals from SIP Forum Full Member companies save more ($300 to be exact) on an early-bird All-Access Pass! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the exclusive Full Member discount code.
Gov’t/Military Employee All-Access Pass: Individuals who work for government agencies or the military are entitled to a special savings of $400 on the All-Access Pass (for a total fee of $895). Please send an email to email@example.com to request the exclusive Gov’t/Military registration access code.
Day 1 and Day 2+3 Passes: Just want to attend the first day of the conference, or the second and third days? We have you covered! Simply select the registration for the day(s) you wish to attend. The fee for the first day of the conference is $695, and the fee for a Day 2+3 pass is $1095.
Register at https://www.regonline.com/sipnoc2019.
|SIPNOC 2019 General Event Information|
|SIPNOC 2019 Sponsorship Information|
For information about corporate sponsorship opportunities at SIPNOC 2019, please contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, at 203-829-6307 or marc.robins “at” sipforum.org.
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 testing events, special workshops, educational seminars, and general promotion of SIP in the industry. The SIP Forum is also the producer of the annual SIPNOC conferences (for SIP Network Operators Conference), focused on the technical requirements of the service provider community. One of the Forum’s notable technical activities is the development of the SIPconnect Technical Recommendation – a standards-based SIP trunking recommendation for direct IP peering and interoperability between IP PBXs and SIP-based service provider networks, and the SIPconnect Certification Testing Program, a unique certification testing program that includes a new certification test suite and test platform, as well as an associated “SIPconnect Certified” logo program that provides an official “seal of certification” for companies products and services that have successfully passed the certification test and officially achieved conformance with the SIPconnect specification. Other important Forum initiatives include work in IP-NNI, VRS, and SIP and IPv6. For more information, please visit: https://www.sipforum.org/.
Marc Robins, SIP Forum, (203) 829-6307, firstname.lastname@example.org
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