Summer Conference 2017

Summer Conference 2017


Focused on technology and strategy, this multi-day private conference is for CableLabs members and vendor exhibitors. The conference offers a unique opportunity to...

  • Hear about the latest developments on the technical landscape of the cable industry
  • Learn how members are adopting and deploying new CableLabs technologies
  • Discuss your technology needs with CableLabs and its members
  • Get exposure to new ideas from the membership, vendors, startups and outside speakers and collaborate on the future direction of cable technology and innovations

Attendees will include CTOs, VPs, directors, architects, managers, experts in product development and strategy, policy and regulatory specialists.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to engage in discussions with other operators, exhibiting vendors, and CableLabs staff — over 300 senior technologists from North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia who represent over 30 cable companies — in the beautiful Rocky Mountains!


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Filled on a first come, first served basis.
Application deadline: June 23, 2017.

Featured Speakers

Bob Iannucci | CableLabs | Summer Conference 2017

Bob Iannucci

The New Mobility Ecosystem

Bob is Director of the CyLab Mobility Research Center and a Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. His current research interests include mobile networks, large-scale sensor networks, emergency communications, and indoor positioning systems. He teaches courses in low-power system-on-chip architecture and connected embedded systems architecture.

Hilary Mason CableLabs | Summer Conference 2017

Hilary Mason

Enhancing Product Development with Machine Learning and AI

Hilary is CEO and Founder of Fast Forward Labs, an independent data technology research lab. She is also Data Scientist in Residence at Accel Partners, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Hilary speaks to audiences around the world about data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and how to build real, functional and robust products; and the challenges and the rewards of working with big data, with a special focus on machine learning.

Phil McKinney | CableLabs | Summer Conference 2017

Phil McKinney

Author, speaker and innovation guru, Phil McKinney is the president and CEO of CableLabs, responsible for leading the development of technologies and specifications for the secure delivery of high speed data, video, voice and next generation services. He oversees testing, certification facilities and guides the technical leadership for the industry, charting the course for future technology and innovation.

Noah Scalin | CableLabs | Summer Conference 2017

Noah Scalin

The Art of Innovation: Unleashing your Personal Creativity

An American artist, known for his creation of the award-winning Skull-A-Day art project weblog, Noah is a sought after public speaker on creativity and the author of six books, including his most recent: Creative Sprint

Phil Weiser | CableLabs | Summer Conference 2017

Phil Weiser

The Technology Policy Future

Phil Weiser is a professor of law and telecommunications at the University of Colorado with expertise in writing and teaching in the areas of competition policy, innovation policy, and Internet policy. Since first joining the CU faculty in 1999, Phil has worked to establish a national center of excellence in telecommunications and technology law, founding the Journal on Telecommunications & High Technology Law and the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Over the last several years, Weiser has co-authored three books.

Monday, August 7

6:30am - 8:15am Breakfast and Tek Stadium™ Demos
8:30am - 9:00am Conference Welcome - Phil McKinney
9:00am - 10:00am Noah Scalin – The Art of Innovation Unleashing your Personal Creativity
10:00am - 10:30am Coffee and Networking
10:30am - 10:45am You're a Winner! Using the Science of Game Mechanics to Reduce Churn and Increase Delight
10:45am - 11:45am Innovation Showcase - Part 1
11:45am - 1:15pm Lunch and Tek Stadium™ Demos
1:15pm - 2:00pm Track 1: It's Time for Low Latency: Faster, Clearer & Closer

Track 2: Providing Protection in a World without Boundaries
2:00pm - 2:30pm Networking and Oxygen Bar
2:30pm - 3:15pm Track 1: Inspiring the Future We Want to Live In: Technology Insights

Track 2: A Better Conversation: Tools to Create the Best Customer Experience
3:15pm - 3:45pm Networking and Afternoon Snacks
3:45pm - 4:45pm Conversations on Broadband Policy Phil Weiser on Social Responsibility; Kathy Zachem on Views over the Horizon
4:45pm - 6:45pm Reception and Tek Stadium™ Demos
7:00pm - 8:30pm Barbeque Dinner @ Keystone Stables

Tuesday, August 8

6:30am - 8:15am Breakfast and Tek Stadium™ Demos
8:30am - 8:45am Day 2 Welcome
8:45am - 9:45am Innovation Showcase - Part 2
9:45am - 10:00am Coffee Break
10:00am - 10:50am Hilary Mason - Enhancing Product Development with Machine Learning and AI
11:00am - 11:50am Bob Iannucci - The New Mobility Ecosystem
11:45am - 1:30pm Lunch and Tek Stadium™ Demos
1:30pm - 2:15pm Track 1: Non-Obvious Future Disruptions

Track 2: Growing A Better Mobile Experience: A Debate on Access Networks
2:15pm - 2:45pm Networking Break
2:45pm - 3:30pm Track 1: Life with AI: The Future of Living Intelligently

Track 2: Running at the Edge: Distributed Clouds and Next Generation Applications
3:30pm - 3:45pm Afternoon Snack Break
3:45pm - 4:05pm Closing Session: A Conversation with Balan Nair
4:10pm - 4:30pm Innovation Showcase Finale & Conference Wrap
4:30pm - 6:30pm Reception and Tek Stadium™ Demos


Keystone Resort Conference Center
633 Tennis Club Rd, Dillon, CO 80435

Photos from Summer Conference 2016


Login Required

Filled on a first come, first served basis.
Application deadline: June 23, 2017.