Mid-Year Conference 2024

Join us in Nashville, TN May 7-9 for our annual ACG Mid-Year Conference!

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Join us in May 7-9 in Nashville, TN for our annual ACG Mid-Year Conference where we will be hosting marketing, handset engineering and network engineering presentations as well as an exposé with all your favorite vendors!

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MARKETING

Come and listen to our OEM’s present thier current roadmaps and show us where we are going in the next few months

HANDSET ENGINEERING

See what makes your currently devices the best on the market and how these devices will be changing to keep up with consumer needs

NETWORK ENGINEERING

Find out how the network is changing and how this these improvements will be helping your customers

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Cambria Hotel Nashville Downtown
118 8th Avenue South
Nashville, TN, 37203, US

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Associated Carrier Group

We are a group of Tier 2 and 3 Mobile network operators and resellers focused on reducing costs for our members. We do this by aggregating the purchase volumes of our combined membership. This assists in negotiating costs of good and access to mobile devices.

We also test and approve devices as a group which allows our OEM and ODM partners to more efficiently deploy their internal resources resulting ultimately in lower costs to the group. We are a legal entity which allows us the opportunity to share technical data among our members which all our members agree is invaluable to their day to day operations.

MID-YEAR CONFERENCE 2024 AGENDA

TUESDAY MAY 7TH

MARKETING

5:00 – 7:00 Voicecomm Tradeshow and Reception
Voicecomm

HANDSET ENGINEERING

5:00 – 7:00 Voicecomm Tradeshow and Reception
Voicecomm

NETWORK ENGINEERING

5:00 – 7:00 Voicecomm Tradeshow and Reception
Voicecomm

WEDNESDAY MAY 8TH

MARKETING

8:00 – 8:30 Tradeshow open
Voicecomm

8:30 – 9:00 Using BDC data in your market
Speaker: Bob Sobiek, RF Analytic

9:00 – 10:00 Branded Caller ID New Revenue Speaker: John Braun, Tip Solutions

10:00 – 11:00 Sim Locking in a Fraudulent World
Speaker: Jack Plating, Trustonic

11:00 – 12:00 Sim Local Town Hall Meeting
Speaker: Barry Nothstine, Sim Local

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
Tradeshow open

1:00 – 2:00 Android SDK to reduce data costs
Speaker: Cat Macintosh, Sky Peak Technologies


2:00 – 3:00 Device Roadmap and Marketing Promotions
Speaker: Randy Hanson, TCL

3:00 – 4:00 Device Roadmap and Marketing Promotions
Speaker: Nikko Huertas, Google

4:00 – 5:00 NPD Market Data
Speaker: Hansen Hsing, NPD 

5:30 – 7:30
Networking Gathering

HANDSET ENGINEERING

8:00 – 9:00 MDM Solutions
Speaker: Todd Presley, Servify

9:00 – 9:30 
SIM Local Products
Speaker: Barry Nothstine, Sim Local

9:30 – 10:30 A New Approach to iOS and Android Entitlement Services
Speaker: Roopesh Balan, G&D

10:30 – 11:20 Differentiating Your User Experience Through Superior Support
Speaker: Troy Cross, Ozmo

11:20 – 12:00 ACG Spec Update
Speaker: Manoj Sabhani, Apkudo

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
Tradeshow open

1:00 – 2:00 Device and Technology Roadmap
Speaker: Samuel Gutierrez, Schok

2:00 – 3:00 Sim Locking in a Fraudulent World
Speaker: Jack Plating, Trustonic

3:00 – 4:00 Device and Technology Roadmap
Speaker: Nikko Huertas, Google

4:00 – 5:00 Redcap 5G Advanced
Speaker: Mahesh Kommi, Qualcomm

5:30 – 7:30
Networking Gathering

NETWORK ENGINEERING

8:00 – 9:00 Broadband Trends
Speaker: Amit Patel, Nokia

9:00 – 10:00 In-Building -The Good, The Bad, and The Really Weird
Speaker: Stefan Calmerman, Ericsson

10:00 – 11:00 3GPP Bead Solutions
Speaker: Alan Williamson, Airspan

11:20 – 12:00 ACG Spec Update
Speaker: Manoj Sabhani, Apkudo

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
Tradeshow open

1:00 – 2:00 Evolution to 5G Cloud Core
Speaker: Mina Hedayati, Nokia

2:00 – 3:00 Small Cells
Speaker: Zhenhua Gong, Qualcomm

3:00 – 4:00 5G Stand-Alone – What, Why, and How?
Speaker: Emre Ari, Ericsson

4:00 – 5:00 Safely Auction Used Equipment
Speaker: Steve Kreiger, Vendidit

5:30 – 7:30
Networking Gathering

THURSDAY MAY 9TH

MARKETING

8:00 – 9:00 Device Roadmap
Speaker: Samuel Gutierrez, Schok

9:00 – 10:00 Accessory Attachment Success
Speaker: Michele Brown, C Spire

10:00 – 11:00 Maximize the Customer Experience through iOS Device Entitlements
Speaker: Damon Acton, G&D

11:00 – 12:00 Device Roadmap
Speaker: Bryan Berndt, Start

HANDSET ENGINEERING

8:00 – 9:00 Device and Technology Roadmap
Speaker: Andy Germano, BEC


9:00 – 10:00 
Chipset Roadmap
Speaker: Justin Eidson, Qualcomm

10:00 – 11:00 Device and Technology Roadmap
Speaker: Chris Saunders, TCL

11:00 – 12:00 Android SDK to reduce data costs
Speaker: Cat Macintosh, Sky Peak Technologies

NETWORK ENGINEERING

8:00 – 8:30 Network Mapping
Speaker: Bob Sobieck, RF Analytic

8:30 – 9:30 Private Networks
Speaker: John Mitchell, Mobile Air

9:30 – 10:30 5G Fixed Wireless Access
Speaker: Husam Shukhaidem, Nokia

10:30 – 11:30 TBD
Speaker: TBD, TBD

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