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Opening Plenary Agenda

Tue 25 Oct


1:30Welcome & Opening Remarks – Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF
1:40Chairman's Address – Andrew Dugan, MEF Chairman, CTO, Lumen 
1:50

President's Report – Nan Chen, MEF President, Head of The One Network, Ericsson

2:10

CTO Report, Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF

2:30

LATAM Panel - TBD

2:50

Hot Topics Roundtable - Service & Network Automation, Secure SD-WAN & SASE

Service provider executives and principal analysts will explore key trends, opportunities, and challenges in hot areas of industry innovation and MEF work, including service and network automation, secure SD-WAN, and SASE (Secure Access Service Edge).

Moderator: Stan Hubbard, Principal Analyst, MEF

Panelists: Rosemary Cochran, Principal & Co-Founder, Vertical Systems Group; Grant Lenahan, Partner and Principal Analyst, Appledore Research


3:30Networking Break
3:45

MEF Technology Advisory Board (TAB) Panel – Bigger, Better, Bolder Automation with MEF

Automation is a MUST HAVE to enable new services and revenue. Join a lively discussion with MEF TAB members on how LSO APIs are strategic to accelerate service delivery and time to revenue, and deliver a better customer experience. Also, learn how LSO Solution Providers can jump-start your LSO API implementation journey. 

Moderator: Pascal Menezes, CTO MEF

Panelists:

4:20

Previewing the Committee Activities

Committee Co-Chairs will join MEF COO Kevin Vachon to spotlight key areas of MEF work and how MEF members can become engaged in projects and other initiatives. Check out the DSC, LSOC, CBC, and TCC Roadmaps to help prepare for the meeting.

Moderator: Kevin Vachon

Committee Co-chairs

4:50Closing Remarks
5:00End of Plenary
5:30

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