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SIPNOC 2024 Conference Schedule

“Focus on the Call and Text Authentication Ecosystem”


(as of July 9, 2024)

SIPNOC 2024 Registration is open! To register and for detailed information, please visit the main event overview webpage.

Still have questions? Please contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and SIPNOC 2024 Program Chair, at marc.robins@sipforum.org


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17


7:30am – 8:30am: BREAKFAST

8:30am: SIPNOC 2024 General Session Day One Begins (Belmont Ballroom)

8:30am – 8:45am: SIPNOC 2024 Welcome and Introduction. Presented by Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, and SIPNOC 2024 Program Chair; and Richard Shockey, Chairman of the SIP Forum and Principal, Shockey Consulting.

8:45am – 9:15am: Update of the STIR/SHAKEN Framework and IP-NNI Task Force. Presented by Martin Dolly, Lead Member Technical Staff, Core & Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T; Co-Chair of the SIP Forum/ATIS Joint IP-NNI Task Force; and Director, SIP Forum.

9:15am – 10:00am: The Evolution of Branded Calling to Enable Trusted Communications Between Businesses and Consumers. Moderated by Jonjie Sena, VP of Product, TransUnion. Panelists include Jim Tyrrell, Vice President of Global Product Strategy at TNS; Josh Whitehurst, Sr. Director of Product Management at First Orion; and Mick Moss, Sr. Director of Product Management at TransUnion.

10:00am – 10:30am: TBA

10:30am – 10:45am: Refreshment and Networking Break (Belmont Foyer).

10:45am – 11:30am: Overview and Update of the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority. Presented by Linda Vandeloop, AVP External Affairs/Regulatory, AT&T and Chair, STI Governance Authority; and Brent Struthers, STI-GA Director, ATIS.

11:30am – 12:00pm: Emerging Telecom Security Issues: The Enterprise Perspective. Presented by Irwin Lazar, President and Principal Analyst, Metrigy.

12:00pm – 1:30pm: LUNCH

1:30pm – 2:00pm: Improving Global SMS Routing Security and Efficiency and Addressing the Critical Need for Centralized SMS Sender ID Registries Worldwide. Presented by Stacy Graham, Trust and Assurance Policy Director at Sinch, and CFCA VP; and Catalin Badea, VP of Product Management at netnumber.

2:00pm – 2:30pm: Evolution of a New Framework: Advancing Trust and Transparency in Communications. Presented by Chris Wendt, Vice President, Systems Engineering, at Somos, Co-Chair of the IP-NNI Task Force, and Director, SIP Forum; and Michelle Larson, Sr. Vice President and Chief Experience Officer at Somos.

2:30pm – 3:00pm: Call Authentication and Spoof Protection Enhance Branded Calls. Presented by Jim Tyrrell, VP of Global Product Strategy – Communications Market, at TNS.

3:00pm – 3:30pm: Refreshment and Networking Break (Belmont Foyer)

3:30pm – 4:30pm: Current Legislative, Regulatory and Enforcement Actions and Their Ramifications. Moderated by Kevin Rupy, Partner, Wiley Rein, LLP. Panelists include Michael Pryor, Partner, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP; Steve Augustino, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; and Glenn Richards, Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC.

4:30pm – 5:00pm: An Introduction to the CFCA and Tasks at Hand. Presented by Stacy Graham, Trust and Assurance Policy Director at Sinch, and CFCA VP; Chris Wendt, VP of Systems Engineering at Somos and SIP Forum Director.

5:00pm – 5:30pm: Who is the Customer YOU Know? Presented by Mary Anne Conner, Senior Vice President, Senior Technology Manager, Collaboration & Productivity –       Employee Experience Technology, at Bank of America.

7:00pm – 10:00pm: SIPNOC 2024 Attendee Welcome Reception and Dinner

7:30pm – 8:30pm: BoF Time

8:30pm – 9:30pm: BoF Time

9:30pm – 10:30pm: BoF Time


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18


7:45am – 8:45am: BREAKFAST

9:00am: SIPNOC 2024 General Session Day Two Begins (Belmont Ballroom)

9:00am – 9:30am: Breaking the Deception Code: Anti-Spoofing Strategies and the Pursuit of “Impossible Call Identification. Presented by Howard Lang, Expert Member of Technical Staff, at AT&T Laboratories.

9:30am – 10:15am: The Current State of End-to-End Secure Call Delivery and Verified Identity Authentication. Moderated by Pierce Gorman, Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, at Numeracle. Panelists TBA.

10:15am – 10:45am: State Government Voice Networks: Use Cases & Challenges of Call Authentication. Presented by Chelsey Sizemore, Associate Member of Technical Staff, at ECG.

10:45am – 11:15am: Refreshment and Networking Break (Belmont Foyer)

11:15am – 11:45pm: Special SIPNOC 2024 Keynote: Featuring Kathy Stokes, Director of Fraud Prevention, AARP Fraud Watch Network.

11:45am – 12:15pm: BCID – Restoring Trust in Branded Calling. Presented by John Marinho, Vice President Technology and Cyber Security, at CTIA.

12:15pm – 1:45pm: LUNCH

1:45pm – 2:15pm: The State of Domestic and International STIR/SHAKEN Adoption and Call Authentication and Enforcement. Presented  by Philip Macres, Principal, Klein Law Group.

2:15pm – 2:45pm: The State of Industry Traceback in 2024. Presented by Josh Bercu, Executive Director, Industry Traceback Group.

2:45pm – 3:15pm: Refreshment and Networking Break (Belmont Foyer)

3:15pm – 3:45pm: An Introduction to CIV. Presented by Feng Hao, Professor of Security Engineering, Department of Computer Science, at the University of Warwick.

3:45pm – 4:30pm: Continuing Operational Challenges of STIR/SHAKEN for Rural Operators. Moderated by Brian Ford, VP – Federal Regulatory, NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association. Panelists include Alec Fenichel, Chief Technology Officer at TransNexus; and others TBA.

4:30pm – 5:00pm: Audio Deepfake Threats and Detection Methods. Presented by Mark Collier, Chief Technology Officer, at SecureLogix.

5:00pm – 5:30pm: Call Blocking Notification Update. Presented by Richard Shockey, Chairman of the SIP Forum, and Principal, Shockey Consulting.

7:00pm – 10:00pm: SIPNOC 2024 Beer and Gear Networking Reception and Dinner

7:30pm – 8:30pm: BoF Time

8:30pm – 9:30pm: BoF Time

9:30pm – 10:30pm: BoF Time


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19


7:45am – 8:45am: BREAKFAST

9:00am: SIPNOC 2024 General Session Day Three Begins (Belmont Ballroom)

9:00am – 9:45am: Special Panel Discussion: The Future of Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA and SS7/Diameter). Moderated by John Marinho, Vice President Technology and Cyber Security, CTIA. Panelists include Martin Dolly, Lead Member Technical Staff, Core & Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T, Co-Chair of the SIP Forum/ATIS Joint IP-NNI Task Force, and Director, SIP Forum; Travis Russell, Director of Cyber Security at Oracle Communications; and Richard Shockey, Chairman of the SIP Forum, and Principal, Shockey Consulting.

9:45am – 10:15am: Special SIPNOC 2024 FTC Keynote. Featuring Ben Davidson, Do Not Call Program Coordinator at the Federal Trade Commission.

10:15am – 10:45am: Mitigate Risks and Maximize Results: The Latest in TCPA and DNC Regulations and How Modern-Day Communications Networks Can Help. Presented by Stefan Dunigan, VP of Operations, at Gryphon.ai

10:45am – 11:00am: Refreshment and Networking Break (Belmont Foyer)

11:00am – 11:30am: Applications of Large-Scale AI-based Solutions to Mitigate Call Mislabeling. Presented by Jonathan Sieg, Head of Product, at TekVizion PVS.

11:30am – 12:00pm: The State of the Call 2024.  Presented by Jonathan Nelson, Director of Product Management, at Hiya.

12:00pm – 1:30pm: LUNCH

1:30pm – 2:00pm: SMS Phishing: Tactics and Infrastructure. Presented by Dr. Bradley Reaves, Associate Professor, North Carolina State University; and Sathvik Prasad, Graduate Research Assistant and Security Researcher.

2:00pm – 2:30pm: Tagging, Branding, and the Revenge of Artificial Stupidity – the Most-Effective Anti-Telemarketing Solution. Presented by Roger Anderson, Voice Planning Engineer, at Kaiser Permanente, and owner of Jolly Roger Telephone Company.

2:30pm – 3:00pm: An Overview of New Work from the Non-IP Call Authentication Task Force. Presented by Alec Fenichel, Chief Technology Officer at TransNexus.

3:00pm – 3:30pm: A Case Study in Efficiently Minimizing Illegal Phone Traffic. Presented by Alex Quilici, CEO at YouMail.

3:30pm – 4:00pm: TBA

4:00pm – 4:30pm: SIPNOC 2024 Capstone and Conclusion

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