Broadband Communities

Show Guide 2018

BROADBAND COMMUNITIES is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The-Premises.

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62 BROADBAND COMMUNITIES SUMMIT 2018 Show Guide Sponsor SPEAKERS James Motley Vice President, Engineering IOTAS Motley manages a team focused on solving the myriad problems related to IoT and home automation. He is a skilled technologist with more than 20 years of experience at both large and small companies (Intel, Nike, Cigna), and has worked on a wide variety of technologies ranging from encryption to genetics to mobile apps. Motley is an avid home automation hobbyist and Lego robot designer and spends much of his time sharing his passion for programming and design with people of all ages through the FIRST robotics program and various tech/maker clubs at local schools. He has spoken at numerous conferences on topics ranging from innovation in health care to screenless mobile experiences. Monét Muñoz Program Director YWCA Greater Austin Muñoz received her B.A. in history and her M.A. in Latin American history from the University of Texas at El Paso. She did two years of post-graduate work at the University of Maryland, College Park, focusing on masculinity, gender identity and human rights in Cold War and post–Cold War Guatemala. Before assuming her current role, Muñoz worked with at-risk youth at Austin middle schools in the YWCA's prevention education program. She is responsible for all aspects of the current contract, including reporting and budgets. She is a certified prevention specialist per the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals and is an active member and secretary of the Travis County Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. Diana Nucera Director Detroit Community Technology Project Nucera, a media maven and an accomplished cellist, has worked in media arts for 16 years. In 2011, she led the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition in developing the DiscoTech fair, an event that demystifies, engages and informs communities on internet policies and technology tools. She co-authored the How to Discotech zine and worked with the Open Technology Institute to develop the Detroit Digital Stewards program, the first training program for wireless mesh networks. In 2014, Nucera founded the Detroit Community Technology Project to develop education materials empowering communities to use media and technology to investigate, illuminate and develop visionary solutions to challenges. She is expanding community technology through the Detroit Equitable Internet Initiative and the New America Foundation's RISE: NYC Program. Her latest publications include the Opening Data Zine and the "Teaching Community Technology Handbook." Haruo Okamura President Global Plan, Inc. Okamura is a high-speed optical transmission and standards expert and the developer of the Okamura Model, a low- cost optical cable solution for remote areas in use in Japan and now being implemented to bring free Wi-Fi to the Mount Everest and Annapurna region of Nepal. Born in Tokyo, Okamura has worked with the NTT Network Innovation Labs, the NEC business unit (Japan), and Corning Inc. (USA) and is currently a visiting professor at Waseda University in Tokyo. He has served as vice chair of the ITU-T SG15 (optical transport networks), a vice chair of ITU-TSAG (chairing the ITU-T work program and ITU-T strategies) and chair of IECSC86C (fiber optic systems). FEATURED SPEAKER

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