Summer Conference 2018

Summer Conference 2018

This Year Will Be Game Changing

What's New?

Two Tracks

Innovation

Stand with us at the center of the world’s most powerful network and gaze into the bright light of the future.

 

Technical

We’ll discuss enormous efficiency increases, from both technical and business perspectives, to help the global cable industry join forces and become bigger, sharper and faster, together.

Innovation Roadmap

A transparent look.

It’s time to accelerate and focus on a collective discovery and open exchange of new ideas from everywhere in the industry.

Networking +

We heard loud and clear that you want to connect like never before.

Request 15-minute meetings with anyone on your schedule when we launch our new Summer Conference App.

What's Better Than Ever?

Project Meetings

Where the ideas become reality.

Dig in deep to the work that’s in front of us right now. It’s critical that we increase the pace of both introducing new technology and getting it widely deployed.

Kyrio Hosted BBQ

How do you fix BBQ when it ain’t broke?

More Sauce. More Music. More Sunshine.

Pitch Stage

More time to wow the crowd.

20-min timeslots

 

A Bigger Spotlight.

Bigger stage with more audience space

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Keynote Speakers

Annie Duke

The poker champion tips her hand

We want you to meet Annie Duke, a woman who has leveraged her expertise in the science of smart decision making to excel at pursuits as varied as championship poker to public speaking. For two decades, Annie was one of the top poker players in the world. In 2004, she bested a field of 234 players to win her first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. The same year, she triumphed in the $2 million winner-take-all, invitation-only WSOP Tournament of Champions. In 2010, she won the prestigious NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Annie was awarded the National Science Foundation Fellowship. Because of this fellowship, she studied Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Annie Duke

The poker champion tips her hand

We want you to meet Annie Duke, a woman who has leveraged her expertise in the science of smart decision making to excel at pursuits as varied as championship poker to public speaking. For two decades, Annie was one of the top poker players in the world. In 2004, she bested a field of 234 players to win her first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. The same year, she triumphed in the $2 million winner-take-all, invitation-only WSOP Tournament of Champions. In 2010, she won the prestigious NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Annie was awarded the National Science Foundation Fellowship. Because of this fellowship, she studied Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Tim Urban

Illustrator, Author, Wait But Why

Since he started writing the long-form, stick-figure-illustrated blog Wait But Why in 2013, Tim Urban has become one of the internet’s most popular writers. Urban, according to Fast Company, has “captured a level of reader engagement that even the new-media giants would be envious of.” Vox describes Urban’s articles as “…a feast…you will understand the world better for reading them.”

Tim Urban

Illustrator, Author, Wait But Why

Since he started writing the long-form, stick-figure-illustrated blog Wait But Why in 2013, Tim Urban has become one of the internet’s most popular writers. Urban, according to Fast Company, has “captured a level of reader engagement that even the new-media giants would be envious of.” Vox describes Urban’s articles as “…a feast…you will understand the world better for reading them.”

Brad Shaw

Chief Executive Officer, Shaw Communications Inc.

Since 2010, Brad Shaw has led Shaw Communications through a series of transformative and strategic transactions that have positioned Shaw as an enhanced connectivity company. Overseeing Shaw’s senior executive team, Brad’s vision is rooted in sharpening the company’s focus to deliver exceptional experiences to customers and creating opportunities to generate long-term, sustainable growth for all stakeholders. Under Brad’s direction, Shaw has become a growth-oriented and customer-focused enhanced connectivity provider bringing disruption and innovation to the marketplace through transformative deals and groundbreaking product launches.

Brad Shaw

Chief Executive Officer, Shaw Communications Inc.

Since 2010, Brad Shaw has led Shaw Communications through a series of transformative and strategic transactions that have positioned Shaw as an enhanced connectivity company. Overseeing Shaw’s senior executive team, Brad’s vision is rooted in sharpening the company’s focus to deliver exceptional experiences to customers and creating opportunities to generate long-term, sustainable growth for all stakeholders. Under Brad’s direction, Shaw has become a growth-oriented and customer-focused enhanced connectivity provider bringing disruption and innovation to the marketplace through transformative deals and groundbreaking product launches.

Featured Speakers

Franklyn Athias

Chief Technology Officer , Xfinity Mobile

Craig Cowden

SVP, Wireless Technology, Charter Communications

Ryan Damm

Co-Founder, Visby

Ike Elliott

Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Strategy and Innovation Board Member, UpRamp

Jon Karafin

CEO and Founder, Light Field Lab

Phil McKinney

President and CEO , CableLabs

Luc Noiseux

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Cogeco

Jon Pederson

Chief Technology Officer, Midco

Jay Rolls

SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Charter Communications

Zoran Stakic

COO, CTO, Shaw Communications

JR Walden

Senior Vice President of Technology, Chief Technology Officer, Mediacom Communications Corporation

Tony Werner

President - Technology, Product, Xperience, Comcast Cable

Agenda

  • 08/05/18

    Sunday | Registration & Information

  • 10am to 5pm

    Location: Shavano Foyer, Keystone Conference Center

  • 08/06/18

    Monday | Day 1

  • 6:30am to 6:30pm

    REGISTRATION & INFORMATION
    BREAKFAST: Table staffing optional for Exhibitors

    WELCOME: Keynote Phil McKinney

    MORNING SESSIONS
    Locations to be announced

    LUNCH & TEK STADIUM™

    AFTERNOON SESSIONS

    FEATURED KEYNOTES

    EVENING RECEPTION & TEK STADIUM

    ALL ATTENDEE BBQ: SPONSORED BY KYRIO
    Keystone Stables, Transportation provided
    6:30 - 8:30pm

  • 08/07/18

    Tuesday | Day 2

  • 6:30am to 6:30pm

    REGISTRATION & INFORMATION
    BREAKFAST: Table staffing optional for Exhibitors

    WELCOME: Keynote Phil McKinney

    MORNING SESSIONS
    Locations to be announced

    LUNCH & TEK STADIUM™

    AFTERNOON SESSIONS

    FEATURED KEYNOTES

    EVENING RECEPTION & TEK STADIUM

  • 08/08/18

    Wednesday | Day 3

  • 8am to 2pm

    CABLELABS MEMBERS ONLY DAY
    BREAKFAST

    MORNING MEETINGS

    LUNCH

    AFTERNOON MEETINGS

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