Ispcon Fall 2008

Jupitermedia Corporation announced its schedule of keynote presentations and conference sessions for ISPCON Fall 2008 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA, from November 11 13, 2008.

ISPCON, "The Internet Industry Event, " is focused on the industry's hottest Internet services and technologies with hundreds of top executives from wired and wireless ISPs, Web hosts, CLECs, MSPs, ITSPs and VCs expected for three days of unparalleled conferences, exhibits and networking.

"ISPCON has become the premiere gathering place for the service provider community, " said Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation, "and we've structured this year's conference to address the very real questions of what works, what doesn't and what's next for the industry."

ISPCON is the industry's only forum where peers learn from peers in real one-on-one discussions about the opportunities and challenges facing the service provider community. This year's ISPCON continues that tradition with the following keynote sessions, open to all attendees:

* Donny Smith, Chairman and CEO, Jaguar Communications
* John Todd, Open Source Community Director, Digium / Asterisk.

In addition, ISPCON attendees will be able to choose from more than 40 conference sessions organized over four distinct "tracks" addressing such topics as Wireless, Hosted Services, Network & VoIP, Business Issues, Large Wireless Deployments, Security, Fixed WiMAX (802.16d), New Technologies and Open Source. Sessions include:

* VoIP and New Business Opportunities
* Security and the Data Center
* Cashing in on E-commerce: New Opportunities and Issues
* New Developments in Domain Names
* How to Build Successful Channel Partnerships
* Using Used Equipment
* National Broadband Policy: Pro and Con Arguments
* The Marketing Spotlight
* 10 Gigabit Ethernet over Copper
* How Open-Source Networking Changes the Game for Service Providers

ISPCON 2008's official corporate host is Motorola. Media Partners include DIDX,,, WIMAX Trends, WISP Centric, IP Business, xchange, IPTelevision,, Linux Journal, Modern Domainer, Conference Guru, Everything Channel, CTIConnect, TelecomFinders, PowerSource Online and Messaging News.

"We're proud to be working with three ISP associations: WISPA, the Wireless ISP Association; CISPA, the California ISP Association; and FISPA, the Federation of Internet Solution Providers of the Americas. As the industry grows more complex, associations like these are an important supplement to conferences and the business media, helping ISPs stay connected and informed, " added Alex Goldman, ISPCON Chair and Managing Editor of Jupitermedia's Web site.

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