Call for Presentations 2019


Your Seminar Reaches Attendees with Purchasing Power

Be a part of the brand that educates, informs, inspires and engages our attendees by delivering top-notch education.  Submit YOUR seminar proposal and reach ISE EXPO attendees that have decision making authority and purchasing power!

ISE EXPO will be held from September 24 – 26, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas. ICT professionals from more than 40 countries worldwide attend for peer-to- peer learning, live demos, actionable education, thought leadership and powerful keynotes, face-to-face networking and solutions shopping.


Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Seminar Length: 60 minutes

Thursday, September 26, 2019

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Seminar Length: 60 minutes






Anyone involved in the network may submit a proposal – from executives and network engineers to educators and market analysts. Tracks and topics include:


Track 1: Access Network Advances

Sample topics:
• Construction & Engineering Challenges
• Core Network Transformation for 5G
• IP
• Open Source / White Boxes
• Gigabit Ethernet
• Core Transformation & Evolution
• Optical Fiber Evolution in the Core
• Intent-based Networks
• How 5G Impacts the Core Network

Track 2: Network Reliability/Power/GIS/Cybersecurity

Sample Topics:
•   FTTx Deployment/PON Evolution
•   Underground & Aerial Contruction
•   Copper Upgrades & Maintenance: xDSL,, Vectoring
•   Hybrid Networks
•   Leveraging Your Underground Fiber
•   Tech Tips to Remain Relevant
•   Copper Pair Maintenance & Troubleshooting
•   Fiber Optic Maintenance & Troubleshooting
•   Gigabit Broadband for Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs)
•   Effectively Finding the Root Cause of Poor QoE
•   Re-Architecting the Fiber Connectivity Layer at Next-Gen COs & DCs
•   Converging Wireless Fronthaul/Backhaul and FTTH Networks


Track 3: 5G Infrastructure Preparedness

Sample Topics:
•  Cell Densification
•  Small Cells
•  Backhaul, Fronthaul
•  CRAN and Cloud RAN
•  Fixed Wireless
•  Iot
•   Wi-Fi
•   Tower Management
•   5G’s Wireline Pulse Beats for Fiber
•   Advances in Wireline/Wireless Integration

Track 4: Network Virtualization & Automation

Sample topics:
•   Service Assurance
•   Power/Grounding
•   GIS
•   Safety
•   Cybersecurity
•   Network Restoration
•   IoT: Shaping the Future of Backup Battery Power
•   Creating the Telecom of the Future With GIS
•   Visible Field Test Process Automation & Analytics
•   Harvesting Solar to Power your Network Devices
•   How Evolutions in LTE networks and Fuel Cell Power Have Changed the Site Paradigm

Track 5: Core Distribution Network Advances

Sample Topics:
•  Intent-based Networking
•  Distributed Cloud
•  Data Centers/CORD
•  Network Slicing
•  Machine Learning & AI
•  Data Centers/CORD
•  Optimized Multi-Layer Protection in Transport SDN
•  Supply Chain Role in NFV Solution Integration – Getting to the “Easy Button”
•  Data Centers and Web Scale Transformation
•  Big Data Analytics, Cybersecurity and Machine Learning


Presentation Guidelines:



Agenda Schedule ISE EXPO managers will set the day and time for each presentation in order to optimize the sequencing and flow of content and tracks. Sessions will end by 10:15 am each day.

What’s In It For Me?

ISE EXPO does not pay an honorarium or travel expenses to its speakers. Application is free. If selected, all speakers will receive the following:


Content Marketing Efforts Include:


Speaker Promotional Efforts:

If selected, ISE EXPO managers will work with you to provide the following:


If you have questions about presentation guidelines, speaker benefits or seminar audience, please contact Amy Mullally at or 773.754.3245.