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Michigan Wireless 2019 Educational Event

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Holiday Inn Detroit Northwest - Livonia

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Join the Michigan Wireless Association for a day of Educational Sessions and Happy Hour to follow!

About this Event

Hosted by Senior Editor of AGL Media Group, J. Sharpe Smith, this event features prominent industry key note speaker Jennifer Fritzsche. Jennifer will discuss 5G/Small Cell from an investor’s point of view and provide updates regarding general industry and FirstNet projects.

A fireside discussion will provide a recap of the history of safety in the wireless industry and address current safety trends. Local wireless professionals will host a round-table discussion of new laws, regulatory, safety, zoning and future development issues. Lastly, we will discuss the impact of Small Cell, FCC orders, state legislation, and 5G initiatives on a city level.

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Itinerary

  • 1:00PM - Registration
  • 1:30PM - Event Start
  • 1:45PM - Open remarks and Sponsor acknowledgement
  • 1:50PM - Introduction of speakers
  • 2:00PM - First Session
  • 5:00PM - Event Completion
  • 5:30-9:00PM - Happy Hour

Sessions

2:00PM - KEYNOTE - Industry Update

  • Jennifer Fritzsche, Senior Analyst, Wells Fargo

Jennifer is recognized as a leading expert in the telecommunications services (wired and wireless), cable, data center and tower sectors. She has 24 years of experience studying the telecommunications industry as an assistant analyst for Everen Securities and eventually as managing director at Wells Fargo. Today, she covers AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, American Tower, Crown Castle, SBA Communications, and Zayo, among others.

  • Industry Update
  • 5G/Small Cells from the investors point of view
  • FirstNet – Update.

2:35PM - Safety

Answers to the Difficult Questions Surrounding Tower Safety

  • Nick Robins, EH&S Director, Lendlease
  • Jessica Cobb, CEO, MDTS

In a fireside chat setting, Jessica Cobb, CEO, MDTS, and Nick Robins, EH&S Director, Lendlease will discuss the safety issues facing the tower industry, and the training efforts, certification, workforce development and onsite procedures that will keep our climbers safer.

  • History
  • New Trends

3:15PM - 5G Round Table

5G Roundtable: Site Development Takes Center Stage

  • J. Sharpe Smith, Senior Editor, AGL Media Group (mod)
  • Haran Rashes, Sr. Counsel Regulatory Affairs, ExteNet Systems, Inc.
  • Wallace Haley, Attorney, Haley Law Firm
  • Tom Hodges, Site Acquisition Specialist, Ledcor Group
  • Jason Woodward, VP Business Development, TowerCo

The NR radios have been developed. The Massive MIMO antennas are ready to go. 5G is here! But what has to happen first? Site development and a lot of it. Is the public ready for the infrastructure that will be needed to make the 5G dreams into reality? Learn how site acquisition specialists, tower companies and small cell developers are dealing with skittish cities, angry neighbors and the return of health concerns. Plus, an update on federal government efforts to streamline the process.

  • Is 5G a protocol or revolution?
  • New laws and regulatory
  • Safety concerns with this technology
  • Zoning – NEPA/NHPA
  • FCC Orders and State Legislation
  • Small Cells w/in ROW

4:05PM - City Impacts

The Wireless Future

The world is on the cusp of the Fourth Industry Revolution and wireless is at the heart of it. This is not a distant future. Learn about the opportunities your company can take advantage today in building out the backbone of the Citizen Broadband Radio Service, Smart Cities, tele-health networks, and more!

  • Smart City Concepts: 5G initiatives (IoT)
  • What’s in for Cities in the Future?

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Event Sponsor (x1)
  • Session Sponsor (x4)
  • Happy Hour Sponsor (x1)
  • Registration Sponsor (x1)

Sponsorship Details:

As the Event Sponsor, you receive:

  • Prominent company logo placement on signage at the event
  • Prominent company logo placement in the event guide
  • Acknowledged by the moderator at the beginning of the event
  • Four (4) tickets to the event
  • Company logo and link located on MWA website

As a Session Sponsor, you receive:

  • Prominent company logo placement on signage during session
  • Prominent company logo placement in the event guide
  • Two (2) tickets to the event
  • Acknowledged by the moderator at the beginning of the session

As the Happy Hour Sponsor, you receive:

  • Company logo placement on signage in the food and beverage area
  • Company logo placement in the event guide
  • Four (4) tickets to the event

As the Registration Sponsor, you receive:

  • Company logo placement on signage at the reception desk
  • Company logo placement in the event guide
  • Ability to have a company representative work at the registration desk
  • Two (2) tickets to the event
  • Company logo and link located on MWA website

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Livonia, MI 48152

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