AGL Wireless Infrastructure Conference


Registration Fee: $95

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Event Date

April 18th

Event Time

From: 8:00 a.m. – To: 4:30 p.m.

Event Venue

The Irvine Marriott, 18000 Von Karman Ave. Irvine, CA 92612 Hotel Rooms are available at 169.00 plus tax, available before March 28. Please call 800.228.9290 and mention “AGL Regional Conference”


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Skip the traffic and join us for the Networking Social after the ConferenceRelax with other attendees pool side at the Irvine Marriott.  Sponsored by TE Connectivity.
9:00 a.m. Networking Continental Breakfast Welcome
10:00 a.m. Site Acquisition: Where Will All the Wireless Go?  You have all heard the statistics on wireless growth, but where will all these antennas and nodes be located? This session will teach you how to meet the zoning challenges and take advantage of the opportunities in innovative antenna siting. Stay on top of the trends in siting macrocells, microcells and DAS, whether it is a greenfield development or on rooftops or on street furniture. Our panel of experts will fill you in on the best practices in siting on federal properties, churches and schools.

  • William Sill, Wilkinson Barker Knauer (Moderator)
  • Jonathan Kramer, Telecom Law Firm
  • Joe Thompson, T-Mobile USA
  • Clarence Chavis, Ridge Communications
11:00 a.m. Small Cell, DAS, Wi-Fi – the New Wireless Frontier While it goes by different names – metrocell, picocell, microcell, DAS node and carrier-grade Wi-Fi – the result is the same, increased capacity and coverage enhancement. You will learn the latest technology trends in the deployment of multiple, smaller coverage area nodes. Additionally, you will learn the market drivers. All of which are critical to playing in this quickly evolving space.

  • Pat Tant, Solutions Seven (Moderator)
  • Bernard Kraemer, TE Connectivity
  • Darlene Braunschweig, Tempest Telecom
  • Ali Sar, 123eWireless
  • Debra Okano, AT&T
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:55 p.m. Presentation by the National Association of Tower Erectors
1:10 p.m. Wireless Business Trends Roundtable This session will scrutinize the business side of the wireless industry, from tower brokerage to Wall Street to carrier class Wi-Fi. Stay up to date on the critical factors that have an impact on our industry, whether it is the latest mergers, cash infusions or LTE deployment news. You will learn where the opportunities are to increase your profits, whether you own towers or integrate wireless systems.

  • Doug Dimitroff, Phillips Lytle
  • Clayton Funk, Media Venture Partners
  • Tim Brown, Lease Advisors
  • Pat Poling, The LYLE Company
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. LTE and the Art of Achieving and Maintaining Tower Integrity With LTE systems rolling out at a furious pace, can proper equipment installations keep up? This session will teach you a wide range of best practices for deploying equipment on towers and keeping them in working order. Plus, keys for keeping tower climbers safe.

  • Dave Anthony, Shenandoah Tower Service (Moderator)
  • John Celentano, TESSCO
  • Brandon Chapman, Valmont
  • Scot Bohaychyk, Clearfield
  • Marie Russell, Skybuilt
3:30 p.m. Vertical Markets: Fertile Ground for Small-cell Technology Through case studies and analysis, learn about niche markets where small-cell technology will thrive. The healthcare space, hospitality, campuses and stadiums are high-profile ventures that feed our growing need for smart phones. Come hear how to overcome the challenges in these complex yet most lucrative environments.

  • Rich Grimes, Capital Towers Group (Moderator)
  • Chris Hills, STEALTH
  • Kathleen Lee, AT&T
  • Darlene Braunschweig, Tempest Telecom
4:30 p.m. Closing/AGL announcements
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Networking Social sponsored by TE Connectivity