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ANNUAL USA WINTER CONFERENCE
March 4, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - March 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm$745 – $1500
The ASCDI-NATD is an international trade association made up of companies who provide technology solutions, technical support, and value added services to the business community. Our members deal in IBM, HP, SUN/ORACLE, CISCO, AVAYA/NORTEL, SIEMENS, ALCATEL, ADTRAN and other VOIP and NETWORKING EQUIPMENT. We invite members and non-member companies to join us at our ANNUAL WINTER CONFERENCE in San Diego, California!
We are offering two tracks to fit the needs of everyone in your company! Trader Track (for traders and telecom) or Executive Track (for CEO types.)
- Happy Hour and Speed Networking Part I and II
- Opening Reception and Dinner at the Andaz San Diego – Rooftop Bar
- NATD – Telecom AFTER PARTY Get Together
- Breakfast, Introductions and General Membership Meeting
- Dinner and Hall of Fame Awards
- Congressional Address
- Best Practices for resellers and service companies
- Countefeit in the real world
- Bloody Mary Breakfast, Speed Networking Part II and stories from last night
- Focus on NetApp
- Focus on TELECOM (Hosted Telecom & Telecom Hardware Roundtable & More)
- Manufacturer Breakouts IBM, HP, CISCO, Oracle
MEMBER RATE and FIRST TIMER: ONLY $745.00 USD per person to February 1, 2015. (If this is the first time your company has attended an ASCDI Conference, you may register the discounted member rate. Please contact us for a password.
NON-MEMBER RATE: $1500.00 USD
Second Person for Wednesday Speed Networking and Opening Reception and Dinner Only – $195.00 per person
Second Person for Thursday Night Dinner Only – $195.00 per person
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
ALL COFFEE BREAKS SPONSORED BY AVCONN
12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM – ASCDI BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (Board of Director’s Only) – Lunch will be served – Executive Studio Room
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – ASCDI CHARITY COMMITTEE MEETING – Please join us if you are interested in helping on the charity committee. We are always looking for new ways to raise money for charity and worthy causes to donate to. Anyone is your company can participate on the charity committee AND submit recommendations for recipients of the charity foundation donation. Executive Studio Room
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM – HAPPY HOUR and SPEED NETWORKING PART I – This is a great place to start the conference. Grab a cocktail and get ready to do some networking. We will move around the room and you will have a chance to meet lots of new people and exchange cards.
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM – TELECOM REUNION COCKTAIL PARTY
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – WELCOME TO SAN DIEGO RECEPTION and DINNER
All registered attendees are invited to join us at for a delicious networking dinner, open bar, and spectacular views of San Diego at night on the West Roof Top at the Andaz San Diego hotel.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Please Note: Thursday afternoon (after lunch) it is YOUR CHOICE! Choose to stay in business sessions on best practices and business opportunities (Executive Track) OR choose networking with wine tasting or golf (Trader Track)
Please make your selection on the Registration Form
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM – SEMI-ANNUAL ASCDI GENERAL MEMBERSHIP BREAKFAST – (Prepare your elevator speech to introduce yourself and your companies.) – Frank Llaca, Arbitech and Joe Marion, ASCDI
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Guest Speaker from the US House of Representatives
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch with Bruce Shelby, Vice President Sales and Co-Founder, Continuant, will be hear to tell this amazing story of victory!
1:30 PM – 5:00 PM – Wine Tasting OR Golf for Computer or Telecom Traders (Trader Track on the Registration Form)
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM – Dealing with Counterfeit – A true story. Keith Gregory- Snell and WiImer and Uri Nesmet – Street Technology
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM – Best Practices- Arthur Freierman, ASCDI Counsel
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM – After Kirtsaeng with Doug Kari – EVP/Chief Legal Officer and Author of ASCDI Brief to the US Supreme Court on Kirtsaeng
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM – New Business Opportunities Part I – Hal Schwartz, Systems Trading
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM – Dinner, Key Note Address from US Congress, Hall of Fame Awards
Friday, March 6, 2015
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Bloody Mary Breakfast and Speed Networking Part II
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Manufacturer and Telecom Breakouts including:
IBM – Rob Neumeyer, NeuComp
CISCO – Todd Bone, XS International
HP – Sheila Moore, MIT Ltd.
Oracle- Jordan Wolfe, Integrity IT
Telecom – Focus on Telecom (Hosted Telecom, Telecom Peripherals and general Telecom Hardware Roundtable) – Melody McKay, Sun Valley Communications – Shawn Puddester, Polycom