Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 1:30 PM EDT
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 6:30 PM EDT

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Chelsea Piers - New York
Pier Sixty
23rd Street & West Side Highway
New York City, NY 10011

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Tom Marciano and Paul Eisenberg, Event Co-Chairs
New York State Wireless Association














Please Join
The New York State Wireless Association
for our WIRELESS FORUM 2019

June 20 & 21

New York City

The New York State Wireless Association is proud to announce Wireless Forum 2019, on June 20 - 21 in New York City. NYSWA is excited to present an all-star line-up of events including some unique networking opportunities.

Early Bird Ticket = $295 (purchased by April 30, 2019)*
Individual Ticket = $350 (purchased after April 30, 2019)*
NEW!  Private Meeting Rooms = $100 per hour
Sponsorships = Click here to see descriptions and pricing
* Refunds given on an individual basis until April 30, 2019.  No refunds after April 30, 2019

JUNE 20th (Thursday)
1:30pm - 4:30pm: Kick-off the event with a Special Event/Site Tour

6:30pm – 10:00pm: Connect with Colleagues at the Opening Reception at the DL Club (Rooftop bar) – 95 Delancey St., NY, NY (www.thedl-nyc.com)

JUNE 21st

8:30am - Registration and Exhibit Hall Open | Location: Pier Sixty

9:00 - 9:45am - Breakfast, Opening Remarks, and Keynote Address | Sponsored by Tectonic Engineering
Speaker - Commissioner Samir Saini

New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DoITT)

10:00 -11:00am - Educational Session 1
Finance:  Financing the Deployment of 5G and Wireless Infrastructure

Moderator: David Bronston, Special Counsel, Phillips Lytle
Presenter: Jennifer Fritzsche, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities


* SherAfgan Mehboob, Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

* Jerry Sullivan, CEO, Strategic Wireless Infrastructure Fund
* Rory Hunter, Investment Professional, iCon Infrastructure

* Madonna Park, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets
* Brian Goemmer, President, Allnet Insight & Analytics

11:00 -11:15am - AM Break – Exhibits Open | Sponsored by: Pyramid Network Services | Location: Olympic/Terrace

11:15am-12:15pm - Educational Session 2 | Sponsored by: Snyder & Snyder
Regulatory: Law and the FCC Orders, New York Pushes Back

Introductory Remarks:  Jonathan Adelstein, President & CEO, WIA
Rob Gaudioso, Partner, Snyder & Snyder, LLP
Jonathan Adelstein, President & CEO, WIA

* Marian Vetro, Principal Corporate Counsel, T-Mobile
* Teddy Adams, Vice President of Litigation, Crown Castle

* Jason Caliento, Executive Vice President, Mobilitie
* Joshua Breitbart, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, New York City
* Andrea Caldini, Vice President Network Engineering East, Verizon Wireless

12:15 - 1:30pm - Luncheon Keynote Address | Sponsored by Cuddy & Feder
Speaker:  Commissioner Michael O' Rielly

Federal Communications Commission

1:45 - 2:45pm - Educational Session 3
Public Safety:  Keeping the Big Apple Protected

Moderator:  Rich Berliner, FifthGen Media
* David Cook, Senior Public Safety Advisor, First Responder Network Authority covering the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania
* John Foley, General Manager,
Safer Buildings Coalition
* Dominic Villecco, President, V-COMM

* Nick Nilan, Director of Product Development for Public Sector, Verizon
* Fred Scalera, Market Development Manager-FirstNet Initiative, AT&T

2:45 - 3:00pm - PM Break – Exhibits Open | Sponsored by: Ford Law Firm | Location: Olympic/Terrace 

3:00 - 4:00pm - Educational Session 4
Technology:  The Innovations That Will Bring 5G to New York

Moderator:  Rick Heilbrunn, President & CEO, AGL (Above Ground Level)

* Jim Hyde, Chief Executive Officer, ExteNet Systems
* Ray LaChance, President and CEO, ZenFi Networks

* Alexander P. Gamota, Senior Vice President & General Manager
Information & Communication Technologies, Bigbelly
* Christopher Levendos, Vice President Network Engineering & Operations, Crown Castle
* Tom Ellefson, Senior Vice President, Northeast Region Engineering, T-Mobile

4:15 - 5:00pm - Closing Session & Keynote Address | Sponsored by Nokia

5:00 - 6:30pm | Closing Reception | Location: Olympic/Terrace