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The Atlanta Asterisk Users Group

Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Atlanta, GA


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Ticket to the 2012 AAUG VOIP CONFERENCE
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Photo from last years conference


The Atlanta Asterisk Users Group VoIP CONFERENCE is a casual, open
opportunity for Asterisk VoIP beginners and veterans to meet and share
their goals, knowledge, and skills. This free conference brings together
leading Asterisk and VoIP users, developers, enthusiasts, service
providers and manufacturers who share their accomplishments and goals for
the future in this rapidly evolving Linux community.


Need a hotel? Click Here to reserve a room at the Hampton Inn

 Lecture Hall A - Presentation Track - Times and Order are Subject to Change!

  • 09:00 AM - Steven Henke, Xelatec, Mary Clare, GTISC - Welcome and Announcements
  • 09:15 AM - Allison Smith, The Asterisk Voice - Secrets to a Better IVR
  • 09:45 AM - Bill Soto, Xorcom - Increasing Your Sales of Asterisk Based PBX Solutions
  • 10:15 AM - Mike Storella, Snom - Subscriber Sets for Asterisk Systems
  • 10:45 AM - Bryan Johns, Digium - TBA
  • 11:00 AM - Break
  • 11:15 AM - Marcus Graham, GM Voices - Voice Talent Choices for Asterisk Applications
  • 11:30 AM - Nenad Corbic, Sangoma - Integrating Vega gateways with Asterisk
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch - Courtesy of Sangoma
  • 01:00 PM - Adam Wayment, Patrick Dexter, Cepstral - Seamless Integration of TTS into Asterisk
  • 01:30 PM - Vitelity, Vitelity - TBA
  • 01:45 PM - Mark Carson, Aastra - An Android SIP Phone
  • 02:15 PM - Alex Balashov, Evariste Systems - Special Presentation
  • 02:45 PM - Ben Klang, MojoLingo - Ruby in the Dialplan
  • 03:15 PM - Break
  • 03:30 PM - Surprise Guests - Don't miss this!
  • 04:00 PM - Presenters Round Table Question and Answer Session, Closing Remarks
  • 05:00 PM - Food, Beverage and Fellowship at the 5 Seasons Restaurant & Brewery (Google Map)

 About the presenters:

Allison Smith


Allison Smith – The Voice of Asterisk -- is an internationally-recognized professional voice talent,  and one of the top telephone voices working today. If you’ve maneuvered through  prompts while calling a Fortune 500 company; participated in a telephone customer satisfaction survey; signed onto a conference call, listened to the public airwaves, took an online training module, ordered a hotel wakeup call, or even received an automated call notifying you of an upcoming medical or dental appointment – chances are, you’ve heard Allison.  Allison has voiced platforms for Vonage, Bell Canada, Sprint, Cingular, Verizon, Qwest, Twitterfone – but she is most proud of her work as the Voice of Asterisk – voicing Asterisk prompts since its inception, and far into the future. Clients include Marriot Hotels, 3M, Pfizer, Toyota, Victoria’s Secret, Bank of America and EBay among many others. Her websites are,, and


Bryan Johns

Bryan Johns is the Community Director for Digium, the Asterisk company. In this role, Bryan works globally to foster growth and adoption of these technologies amongst developers, partners and commercial entities. Bryan manages a community around Asterisk and its associated technologies that numbers greater than 75,000 members. Prior to joining Digium, Bryan spent nearly 20 years in and around the businesses of technology and telecommunications. He has started, grown and sold a handful of web application development and VoIP technology businesses and in 2004, found a home in the disruptive world of open standards and open source telecommunications platforms. Bryan is a native of Atlanta, Georgia where he works when he's not out and about evangelizing open source communications.


Bill Soto

Bill Soto joined Xorcom in mid-2009 to head up the U.S. sales effort, and is now Director of Strategic Alliances for Xorcom USA. Prior to that Bill held sales management positions with Intuitive Voice, BroadSoft, Citel, SS8 Networks, ADC Telecom, Centigram, Mitel and Executone. Bill started his telecommunications career in 1984 with Executone of New York selling key systems the old fashioned way, cold calling and one at a time. Bill has lived in Venezuela, Ecuador and Singapore and done business in over 58 countries. Besides his management experience he is also certified as a Mitel IP Sales Professional as well as a Certified Cisco Sales Expert.

Have questions about The 2012 ATLANTA ASTERISK USERS GROUP VoIP CONFERENCE? Contact The Atlanta Asterisk Users Group

When & Where

Georgia Tech
266 Ferst Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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