Schedule-at-a-Glance


Sunday, April 12, 2015
 
7 a.m. -
1 p.m.
COMPTEL PLUS 2015 Golf Tournament
Celebration Golf Club
7 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast Served
8 a.m. -Shotgun Start
1 p.m. -
7 p.m.
Registration
Florida Exhibit Hall Foyer
Sponsored by: Level 3 Communications
4:30 p.m. -
7 p.m.
Opening Night Reception - COMPTEL PLUS EXPO
Florida Exhibit Hall E-F
7:30 p.m. -
9:30 p.m.
Opening Night Party with Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Osceola Ballroom A
Sponsored by: Alpheus CommunicationsANPI, EarthLink, HyperCubeTSI, YourTel Wireless

Monday, April 13, 2015
 
7:00 a.m. -
8:15 a.m. 
CEO Breakfast
Orange Blossom Ballroom
Speaker: Chris Ancell, CEO, XO Communications
Invitation Only – Open to C-Level executives at COMPTEL member companies.
8 a.m. -
5 p.m. 
Registration
Florida Exhibit Hall Foyer
Sponsored by: Level 3 Communications
8:00 a.m. -
4:30 p.m. 
COMPTEL PLUS Deal Center
Florida Exhibit Hall E-F
Sponsored by: thinQ
9:15 a.m. -
10:15 a.m. 
Congressional Keynote Featuring Senator Bill Nelson, (D-FL)
Congressional Keynote Featuring Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL), 
Ranking Democrat on Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation 
Osceola Ballroom A
10:30 a.m. -
11:30 a.m. 
Opening Session & Industry Keynote Address
Osceola Ballroom A
Welcome Remarks:
Chip Pickering, CEO, COMPTEL
Deborah Ward, Chairwoman, COMPTEL Board of Directors, and CEO, TSI
Keynote Speaker:
Milo Medin, Vice President, Access Services, Google
11:30 a.m. -
2:30 p.m. 
COMPTEL PLUS EXPO
Florida Exhibit Hall E-F
Free lunch available
Stop by the new interactive COMPTEL PLUS HUB to get the latest news from the show.
2 p.m.-
2:15 p.m.
2015 ATLANTIC-ACM Awards for U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Service Provider Excellence
Presented by Fedor Smith, President, ATLANTIC-ACM
COMPTEL PLUS Hub
Florida Exhibit Hall E-F

2:45 p.m. -
4:15 p.m. 
Everyone Sells: Sales Training with Stephan Schiffman
General Session
Osceola Ballroom A
4:15 p.m. -
5 p.m.
COMPTEL Annual Membership Meeting and Board Elections
Osceola 1
5:15 p.m. -
 
Chairman PAC Reception
Invitation Only

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
7:30 a.m. -
8:45 a.m. 
COMPTEL Board of Directors Meeting
Orange Blossom Ballroom
8 a.m. -
2:30 p.m. 
Registration
Florida Exhibit Hall Foyer
Sponsored by: Level 3 Communications
8:00 a.m. -
2:30 p.m. 
COMPTEL PLUS Deal Center
Florida Exhibit Hall E-F
Sponsored by: thinQ
  Concurrent Sessions
   WIRELESS &
THE INTERNET OF THINGS
Osceola 3
CLOUD &
NETWORK DEPLOYMENT
Osceola 1
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
FOR FUTURE GROWTH
Osceola 5
8:30 a.m. -
9:15 a.m.
Backhaul and the Bottom Line:
How CLECs can Benefit in Today's Ethernet Environment
Network Deployments:
What's on the Agenda for 2015?
OSS Implementing Best Practices for Compliance
9:30 a.m. -
10:15 a.m. 
The Value Stack: Utilizing the Power of Wired and Wireless Solutions to Deliver Maximum Value to Your Customers
General Session
Osceola Ballroom A
Sponsored by: AT&T
  Concurrent Sessions
   WIRELESS &
THE INTERNET OF THINGS
Osceola 3
CLOUD &
NETWORK DEPLOYMENT
Osceola 1
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
FOR FUTURE GROWTH
Osceola 5
10:30 a.m. -
11:15 a.m.
The Internet of Things: Our Connected World Hybrid Cloud Architectures: Why the WAN Matters Open Internet Order: The Impact on Your Business
11:30 a.m. -
2:30 p.m. 
COMPTEL PLUS EXPO
Florida Exhibit Hall E-F
Free lunch available
Stop by the COMPTEL PLUS Hub to get the latest news from the show.
2:15 p.m. Grand Prize Drawing
Florida Exhibit Hall E-F
COMPTEL Booth
2:30 p.m. -
3:15 p.m.
Tuesday Keynote
Marcelo Claure, CEO, Sprint
Osceola Ballroom A
  Concurrent Sessions
   WIRELESS &
THE INTERNET OF THINGS
Osceola 3
CLOUD &
NETWORK DEPLOYMENT
Osceola 1
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
FOR FUTURE GROWTH
Osceola 5
3:30 p.m. -
4:30 p.m.
The Wireless Ecosystem and Next Generation Networks SDN and NFV: Getting Started Defending Against Cyber Threats

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
 
8 a.m. -
Noon
Wednesday Workshop
Practical Magic - Realizing More Benefits from Mergers and Acquisitions

Orange Blossom Ballroom