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The Heat is On: Ignite Better with MEF

 Q4 Members Meeting - 24-27 October

Welcome to Miami - Featuring hot topics to ignite your business, partnerships, education & collaboration

  • LSO Automation and LSO Blockchain
  • Underlay and Overlay / SD-WAN Services
  • Cybersecurity - SASE & Zero Trust
  • Network Slicing
  • Edge Services
  • Certifications for People, Services, and Technology

Spark Ideas into Action - Meeting Highlights

Thought leadership opportunities and an incredible line up of executive speakers and interactive panels during the opening plenary

LSO Partner Conference Americas to heat up your LSO API and LSO Blockchain plans, implementations and connections - featuring business and implementation tracks

LATAM Members Roundtable to ignite MEF in the region, and create business opportunities and partner connections

More ways to engage with the MEF community - Networking galore, 1:1 meetings, and social activities

Committee breakouts to influence and move forward the future of MEF

New to MEF? Join our new participant orientation to learn the ins and outs to maximize your MEF membership

Who Am I Joining?

Senior executives and distinguished fellows

Leadership, committee chairs, senior staff

Commercial, product and technical contributors

Service providers, LSO solution providers, technology vendors and others!

Training & technical specialists

Media and analysts

Primary focus on the Americas topics and business

Make your travel plans nowsee you in Miami!


Thank You Sponsors!



Register here for the opening plenary

Hotel & Travel Information

JW Marriott
1109 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
+1 305 329 3505

MEF has a room block with a special rate of $239+ tax includes guest room wifi. Click here to book hotel by 3 October. Rooms are limited pre & post meeting dates, based on availability.

The JW Marriott is located in the bustling Brickell area of Miami, walking distance to several restaurants and just 20 minutes from Miami International Airport. 

Week at a Glance

Monday 24 October

Arrivals/Registration
Committee Project Editing Sessions

Tuesday 25 October

Committee Project Editing Sessions
New Participant Orientation
Opening Plenary
Poolside Reception Sponsored by

Wednesday 26 October

LSO Partner Conference Americas
Committee Tracks
    Digital Services
    Test and Certification

Thursday 27 October

LATAM Members Roundtable
Committee Tracks
    Commercial and Business
    Digital Services
    Lifecycle Services Orchestration (LSO)
    Test and Certification
Closing Plenary

Wiki Access and Assistance

Members will need a Wiki account to access agendas and materials. Signup here or contact tom@mef.net for assistance. Non-members may register for the Opening Plenary.

Committee meetings will be conducted face-to-face with Zoom and recordings for remote attendees – attendee links will be found on the committee agenda pages.

WiFi access is available: SSID mefforum password mefforum

Miami Meeting Agenda (all times are in US Eastern / Miami)

Mon 24 October

Arrivals | Registration Opens - 8:00am 

8:00Breakfast
     8:30-12:00DSC Project Editing Sessions
LSOC Project Editing Sessions
12:00-1:30Lunch & Networking 
1:30-5:30DSC Project Editing Sessions
LSOC Project Editing SessionsTest & Certification

Tue 25 October

Editing Sessions | Opening Plenary

7:30-8:30Breakfast
8:30-10:15New Participant OrientationBoard of Directors & Technical Advisory Board Meeting
(Starts 9:00 AM)
10:15-10:45Networking Break
10:45-12:00DSC Project Editing SessionLSOC Project Editing Sessions
12:00-1:30Lunch & Networking
1:30-3:00
3:30-3:45

Networking Break

3:45-5:00Opening Plenary Part II
5:30-6:30

Poolside Opening Reception - Join us by the pool on the 7th floor for great networking, food & drinks! 

Wed 26 October

LSO Partner Conference Americas | Committee Tracks

7:30-8:30Breakfast
8:30-10:15LSO Partner Conference Business TrackDigital Services
10:15-10:45Networking Break
10:45-12:30LSO Partner Conference Business TrackDigital Services
12:30-1:30Lunch & Networking
1:30-3:15LSO Partner Conference Implementation TrackDigital Services
3:15-3:45

Networking Break Sponsored by

3:45-5:30LSO Partner Conference Implementation TrackDigital Services
5:30-6:15Networking Drinks Immediately Following!
6:15-7:15Birds of a FeatherUS SP LSO Working Group Meeting

Thu 27 October

Committee Tracks | LATAM Members Roundtable | Closing Plenary

7:30-8:30Breakfast
8:30-10:15Digital ServicesLSOCommercial & BusinessTest & Certification
10:15-10:45Networking Break
10:45-12:30Digital ServicesLSOCommercial & BusinessTest & Certification
12:30-1:30Lunch & Networking
LATAM Members Roundtable
1:30-3:15Digital ServicesLSOCommercial & Business
3:15-5:00

Closing Plenary

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