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SIPNOC 2022 Schedule

Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25, 2022


SIPNOC 2022 has concluded.

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MONDAY, MARCH 21


10:00am 11:00am: Update on the STIR/SHAKEN Framework and Current IP-NNI Task Force Milestones. Presented by Chris Wendt, VP of System Engineering at Somos; Co-Chair of the SIP Forum/ATIS Joint IP-NNI Task Force; and Director, SIP Forum.


11:30am 12:30pm: Special SIPNOC 2022 Federal Communications Commission Keynote and Panel Discussion. This special keynote and panel discussion will feature remarks by Trent Harkrader, Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau, and a panel discussion featuring Matthew Collins, Assistant Chief, Competition Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau; Daniel Stepanicich, Attorney Advisor, Telecommunications Consumers Division, Enforcement Bureau; and Jerusha Burnett, Attorney Advisor, Consumer Policy Division, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.


1:30pm – 2:30pm: Building Back Trust: Steps to Get Consumers to Answer Their Phones Again. Moderated by Mary Barnes, Sr. Product Manager, Neustar. Panelists include Mark Hilton, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Verizon; Mick Moss, Product Director – TrustID Call Solutions, Neustar; Tim Cerato, Assistant Vice President, MarTech & Growth Marketing, Southern New Hampshire University; and BK Smith, Vice President of Product Management at First Orion.

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3:30pm – 4:30pm: What Everyone Needs to Know about Leased Telephone Numbers and Unwanted Robocalls. Presented by Gerry Christensen, VP Business Development and Strategic Alliances, YouMail.


TUESDAY, MARCH 22


10:00am 11:00am: Special SIPNOC 2022 Keynote: The View from France – Featuring Philippe Fouquart, Senior Expert in Naming, Numbering & Addressing, Orange R&D Labs.


11:30am 12:30pm: Enterprises are Taking Control of Their Call Experience. Moderated by Bart Pesavento, Director Product Marketing, Neustar a TransUnion company. Panelists include Roger Anderson, Director Voice Planning Engineer, Kaiser Permanente; Melissa Blassingame – Director, Strategic Business Development, Twilio; John Nickey, Director Enhanced Comms, Inteliquent  a sinch company; and Henry Hayter, Principal, Product Management, Neustar.

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1:30pm – 2:30pm: Two New ATIS/SIP Forum Standards on the Loading Dock – Ready to be Deployed! Presented by David Hancock, Principal Engineer, Comcast.


3:00pm – 4:30pm: Special Panel Discussion: Assessing the 2022 Robocall Landscape – A Discussion with Outside Counsel. Moderated by Kevin Rupy, Partner, Wiley Rein, LLP. Panelists include Steve Augustino, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Michael Pryor, Partner, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP; and Glenn Richards, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23


10:00am 11:00am: Special FTC and State Attorneys General Keynote – Trafficking in Illegal Robocalls, DNC Violations, and Spoofing: How to Get Sued by the FTC and State Attorneys General. Presenters include James Evans, National Do Not Call Program Coordinator, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Marketing Practice; Tracy Nayer, Special Deputy Attorney General, North Carolina Department of Justice; and Jamie Renner, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Vermont Attorney General.


11:30am 12:30pm:  The Unexpected Side Effects of STIR/SHAKEN for Callers. Presented by Jonathan Nelson, Director of Product Management at Hiya.


1:30pm – 2:30pm: Two STIR/SHAKEN Topics for 2022: Rich Call Data and Attestation Abroad. Presented by Dr. Peter Brown, Senior Program Manager, Metaswitch, a Microsoft Company.


3:00pm 4:30pm: Special Two-Part Session – Identity Verification: Rich Call Data, Registered Caller, Global SHAKEN: Opportunities, Challenges and Best Practices. The first part, “SHAKEN Goes Global: Opportunities and Challenges for Service Providers and Regulators”, will be moderated by George Cray, Senior Vice President of Information Solutions, Products and Services, iconectiv. Panelists include Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist, ATIS; Gunnar Halley, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft; and Greg Rogers, Deputy General Counsel, Bandwidth. The second part, “Rich Call Data (RCD) Best Practices: Building Trust for Future Success”, will also be moderated by George Cray. Panelists include John Marinho, Vice President, Technology and Cyber Security, CTIA; Lulia Barakat, Sr. Manager, Verizon; and Pierce Gorman, Principal Engineer Systems Architecture, T-Mobile.

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5:00pm – 6:00pm: STIR/SHAKEN Deployments Case Studies Told by Compliant Service Providers.  Moderated by Bob Barden, VP of Strategic Accounts at Sansay. Panelists include Jeff Anderson, Network Engineer V at Consolidated Communications; Francisco Davila, Director of Voice Engineering at IDT; Slava Kosoy, Director of Cloud Communication Networks at Mitel; and Carlos Perez, VP Professional Services at Sansay.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 24


10:00am 11:00am: The View from Canada: Special SIPNOC 2022 CST-GA Keynote. Featuring Jacques Sarrazin, President and CEO of the Canadian LNP Consortium (CLNPC) and the Canadian Secure Token Governance Authority (CSTGA).


11:30am – 12:30pm: Compliance Engineering – How Engineering Organizations Can Implement Technology Complying with Robocalling and STIR/SHAKEN Requirements. Presented by Mark Lindsey, Senior Member of Technical Staff (SMTS) at ECG.


1:30pm 3:00pm: Special Panel Discussion: Resolving the 603/607/608 Call Blocking Notification Codes Issue. Moderated by Richard Shockey, Chairman of the SIP Forum and Principal, Shockey Consulting. Panelists include Dr. Eric Burger, Research Professor of Computer Science, Georgetown University, former FCC CTO and Assistant Director for Telecommunications and Cybersecurity at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, co-author of RFC 8688 [Code 608], and Chairman Emeritus of the SIP Forum; Timothy M. Dwight, Fellow at Verizon Technology; and Phil Linse, Director of Public Policy at Lumen, and Director, SIP Forum.


3:30pm – 4:30pm: Special Panel Discussion: Gateway Providers’ STIR/SHAKEN Attestations and Robocall Mitigation Practices:  Where We Are and Where We Should Head. Moderated by Christopher Oatway, Associate General Counsel, Verizon, and Director, SIP Forum. Panelists include Robert Munoz, Associate Vice President – Regulatory, Comcast; David Frankel, CEO, ZipDx; Leatha Bazillion, Director, Voice Products, and Manpreet Singh, Senior Director, Innovation Engineering-IoT, Signaling Architecture, SW Development at iBASIS; and Richard Shockey, Chairman of the SIP Forum and Principal, Shockey Consulting.


5:00pm – 6:00pm: Why Delegate Certificates Matter: Practical Guidance for Telephone Number Service Providers (TNSPs) and Responsible Organizations (RespOrgs). Presented by Carlos Perez, VP Professional Services at Sansay, and James Hiott, Lead Software Developer at Sansay.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 25


10:00am – 11:00am:  Industry Traceback 2022 and Beyond. Presented by Josh Bercu, Vice President, Policy & Advocacy at USTelecom; and Jessica Thompson, Director, Policy & ITG/Traceback Operations, USTelecom.


11:30am – 12:30pm: Update on the Status of the STIR/SHAKEN Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA). Presented by Linda Vandeloop, AVP External Affairs/Regulatory, AT&T and Chair, STI Governance Authority, and Brent Struthers, STI-GA Director, ATIS.


1:30pm – 3:00pm: Consumer/Enterprise Trust in Branded Calling: Are We There Yet? Moderated by Rebekah Johnson, Founder & CEO, Numeracle. Panelists include Scott Davis, President & Co-Founder, Volie; Linda Vandeloop, AVP External Affairs/Regulatory, AT&T and Chair, STI Governance Authority; Shameem Firoz Akhter, Distinguished Engineer, Verizon; and Lulia Barakat, Sr. Manager, Verizon.

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3:30pm – 4:30pm: Rich Call Data Standards Update. Presented by Chris Wendt, VP of System Engineering at Somos, Inc., Co-Chair of the IP-NNI Task Force, and SIP Forum Director.


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SIPNOC 2022 Diamond Sponsors

We are very proud to have the following companies support SIPNOC 2022 through their generous support as the event Diamond Sponsors.

Please visit here for a full listing of SIPNOC 2022 Sponsors.


Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most. Neustar offers industry-leading solutions in Marketing, Risk, Communications, Security and Registry that responsibly connect data on people, devices and locations, continuously corroborated through billions of transactions. Neustar serves more than 8,000 clients worldwide, including 60 of the Fortune 100 , and over 800 communication service providers.

An industry leader in Caller Identification solutions, Neustar is a co-author of STIR standards, key contributor to the SHAKEN framework, and the exclusive operator of the ATIS Robocalling Testbed which conducts interoperability testing of real-world STIR/SHAKEN implementations against Neustar’s reference implementation. Learn more at www.stirshaken.neustar


Sansay, Inc. was founded in June 2002 with the objective of developing the highest quality VoIP infrastructure for carriers and service providers worldwide. Sansay’s extreme focus on quality products and customer support has resulted in commercial deployment of Sansay equipment for over 400 communications service providers in their production networks.

The Sansay STIR/SHAKEN service, empowers service providers to comply with the STIR/SHAKEN framework. It delivers high performance, geo-redundancy, robust call authentication, and call verification service. The Sansay service can be deployed in any virtual environment, as an appliance in your datacenter or fully managed by Sansay. Sansay is one of only six STI-CA, which allows your organization to obtain a STIR/SHAKEN-compliant certificate and expedite testing. For more information, please visit https://www.sansay.com/solutions/stir-shaken/.