The SIP Forum Announces STIR/SHAKEN-Focused Conference Agenda for SIPNOC 2019

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9th Annual SIPNOC conference to focus exclusively on STIR/SHAKEN and Robocall Mitigation and Elimination; provides a unique opportunity for information exchange among network operators and engineers seeking to deploy STIR/SHAKEN and explore best-practices for their networks and services

SIPNOC 2019
As the co-developer of the SHAKEN Framework, the SIP Forum has produced a world-class agenda specifically developed for industry stakeholders in the Robocall elimination/mitigation ecosystem.

The SIP Forum has announced its conference agenda for the ninth annual SIP Network Operators Conference (SIPNOC 2019), to be held December 3-5, 2019 at the Hilton Washington Dulles Hotel in Herndon, VA. The three-day event will feature presentations and panels from leading communications industry professionals and the experts responsible for the development of the STIR/SHAKEN Framework - the leading technical specification designed to eliminate the scourge of Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing - in a cooperative environment aimed at sharing information and best practices regarding the deployment of STIR/SHAKEN in carrier networks.

The SIP Forum, together with the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), formed the Network to Network Interface (NNI) Joint Task Force to address unwanted and illegal Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing, and develop standards to verify and authenticate caller identification for calls using the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). The outcome of this effort has been the SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework.

“The unique agenda at SIPNOC 2019 will be 100% focused on STIR/SHAKEN and the expanding efforts to combat the Robocall and Caller ID Spoofing epidemic,” said Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Chair of the SIPNOC Program Committee. “As the co-developer of the SHAKEN Framework, the SIP Forum has produced a world-class agenda specifically developed for industry stakeholders in the Robocall elimination/mitigation ecosystem, including service providers seeking to deploy STIR/SHAKEN, governmental regulators and agencies, equipment manufacturers, enterprise and government agency contact centers, and application providers and data analytics firms.”

Important, associated domestic and international regulatory issues will also be on the SIPNOC 2019 agenda, as the United States Federal Communications Commission and the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission have both endorsed the SHAKEN standard. In addition, SIPNOC 2019 will also explore the ramifications of a number of legislative actions taking place in the United States Congress.

For the full agenda of the SIPNOC 2019 event, including speakers and session topics, please visit: https://www.sipforum.org/news-events/sipnoc-2019-overview/sipnoc-2019-conference-schedule/.

Current corporate sponsors of SIPNOC 2019 include Diamond Sponsors Comcast and iconectiv; Platinum Sponsors Neustar, Inc., Ribbon Communications, and Verizon; Gold Sponsors AT&T, ECG, First Orion, hiya, Metaswitch, NetNumber, SecureLogix, Transaction Network Services, and Transnexus; and Association Sponsors CTIA, NTCA, and USTelecom. For more information about SIPNOC 2019 sponsors, please visit https://www.sipforum.org/news-events/sipnoc-2019-overview/#sponsors.

For information about additional corporate sponsorship opportunities at SIPNOC 2019, please contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, at +1-203-829-6307 or marc.robins “at” sipforum.org.

For more information about SIPNOC 2019, please visit the event website at http://www.sipnoc.org or send an email to sipnocinfo@sipforum.org. Registration for SIPNOC 2019 remains opens by visiting. https://www.regonline.com/sipnoc2019.

About the SIP Forum
The SIP Forum is a leading IP communications industry association that engages in numerous activities that promote and advance SIP-based technology, such as the development of industry recommendations; interoperability testing events including SIPit, and special workshops, educational activities, and general promotion of IP communications standards, services, and technology for service provider, enterprise and governmental applications. The SIP Forum is also the producer of the annual SIPNOC conferences (for SIP Network Operators Conference), focused on the technical requirements of the service provider community. One of the Forum’s technical activities is the development of the SIPconnect Technical Recommendation – a standards-based SIP trunking recommendation that provides detailed guidelines for direct IP peering and interoperability between IP PBXs and SIP-based service provider networks, and the SIPconnect Certification Testing Program, a unique certification testing program that includes a certification test suite and test platform, and an associated “SIPconnect Certified” logo program that provides an official “seal of certification” for companies products and services that have officially achieved conformance with the SIPconnect specification. Other important Forum initiatives include work in security, SIP and IPv6, and IP-based Network-to-Network Interconnection (IP-NNI). For more information about SIP Forum initiatives, please visit: https://www.sipforum.org.

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