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We are pleased to announce the dates for the 2022 BC Broadband Conference. It will be held on April 26th and 27th, 2022 and, as in previous years, our event venue will be the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC .

We have arranged a special conference rate with promo code: BROAD at the Radisson Hotel for attendees of BC Broadband, which will be valid until March 31, 2022.

The group rate may no longer be guaranteed after the date, please email reservations@radissonvancouver.com and ask for the BC Broadband rate, the hotel might be able to provide a lower than market rate for conference attendees.

Online registration now open. 

 
This year’s conference theme is Changing Times - Changing Networks”
 
“Communication technologies continue to evolve.  Many changes have taken place among the players in the BC broadband industry over the last few years. Share and learn at the BC Broadband Association’s annual business and technology Show.  Help us be the catalyst for growth in the BC communications industry.”  Bob Allen, President - BCBA
 
As in previous years, the conference will be accompanied by a vendor exhibition. For rates and vendor registration, please visit our Sponsorship Page or contact us at info@bcba.ca.
 
We hope to see you at the 2022 BC Broadband Conference.

 

Tuesday April 26th, 2022

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Registration Opens
08:30 AM - 06:30 PM
Vendor Exposition Opens
09:00 AM – 09:15 AM
BC Broadband Conference 2022 Opens
Opening remarks from the Master of Ceremonies
Welcome Address & Introduction of the Keynote Speaker
Chris Allen – Manager, Operations at TELUS
Bob Allen – President, BC Broadband Association
09:15 AM – 09:45 AM
Keynote Speaker
Hon. Minister Lisa Beare – Minister of Citizens’ Services
09:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Network BC Update
Susan Stanford – Assistant Deputy Minister, Connectivity
Howard Randell – Executive Director, Network BC
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Coffee Break & Vendor Exposition
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Annual Legal and Regulatory Update
Christian Tacit – Barrister & Solicitor, Tacit Law
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
CRTC Update
Claire Anderson – Commissioner, British Columbia and Yukon, CRTC
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Lunch & Vendor Exposition
01:00 PM – 01:30 PM
Northern Development Project Update
Christine Gagne – Director, Partner Programs, Northern
Development
01:30 PM – 02:00 PM
Connected Coast Update
Michel Pilon – Director of Projects, City West Cable &
Telephone Corp.
02:00 PM – 02:30 PM
Coffee Break & Vendor Exposition
02:30 PM – 03:15 PM
Panel Discussion – Changing Times, Changing Networks
Moderator:
Bob Allen – President, BC Broadband Association                                      
Panel:
Jonathan Black – Executive Director, CanWISP
Tim Ryan – Principal Owner, ComXpertise
Daniel Mundall – Lyttonnet
03:15 PM – 04:00 PM
Shared Tower
Daniel Simmons - Chief Product & Strategy Officer, Shared Tower
04:00 PM – 04:15 PM
Closing Remarks
Bob Allen – President, BC Broadband Association
04:15 PM – 04:30 PM
Vendor Exposition Welcome Address
Greg Thor – Director, Business Development, FONEX data systems
04:30 PM – 06:30 PM
Vendor Exposition
06:30 PM – 07:00 PM
Dinner Reception
07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Conference Dinner
08:30 PM – 12:00 AM
Hospitality Reception

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022

07:15 AM – 09:15 AM
Breakfast *
*Breakfast will be served at the foyer, BCBA members attending the AGM should bring their breakfast to the Cambie Room where coffee will be available
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
BCBA Annual General Meeting
08:00 AM – 09:30 AM
Registration Opens
Vendor Exposition Opens (President Ballroom)
09:30 AM – 09:45 AM
Day 2 - BC Broadband Conference 2022 Opens
Opening remarks
Bob Allen – President, BC Broadband Association
09:45 AM – 10:15 AM
TP- Link Presentation
TBD
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
MBSI WAV Presentation -60 GHz Tech Talk
Dave Clelland – System Engineer, MBSI WAV
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Coffee Break & Vendor Exposition
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Calix Presentation-Using Subscriber Experience as a Competitive Differentiator
Stephen Obermeier – Regional Cloud Manager, Canada, Calix
11:45 AM – 12:00 AM
How Cellular Technology Fits Into Industry 4.0
Jack Mar – CEO, Star Solutions
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Lunch & Vendor Exposition
01:00 PM – 01:30 PM
Nokia Presentation
Marc Bellini – CTO, Nokia Canada
01:30 PM – 02:00 PM
Getting IPv6 from ARIN
Tom Samplonius – Operations Committee Chair, VANIX
02:00 PM – 02:30 PM
One-stop Solution for ISPs
Jonathan Chang – Director, SunnySide Groups
02:30 PM – 03:00 PM
Coffee Break & Vendor Exposition
03:00 PM – 03:30 PM
Alliance Corporation & Siklu Presentation
TBD –
03:30 PM – 03:45 PM
Communications Security Establishment (CSE) Update
TBD – Communications Security Establishment
03:45 PM – 04:15 PM
BCBA - ISED Spectrum Update
Brenda Bouchette – Technical & Economic Advisor, Tacit Law
04:15 PM – 04:30 PM
Conference Closing
Bob Allen – President, BC Broadband Association