Illinois Institute of Technology Hosts Real-Time Communications Conference and Expo

Illinois Institute of Technology Hosts Real-Time Communications Conference and

Ninth annual event brings technology experts and industry leaders together

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2013

CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
will host the ninth annual Real-Time Communications Conference and Expo
October 15-17 on the university's Main Campus, in Hermann Hall located at 3241
South Federal Street. The event brings together technical professional and
business executives from the data and telecommunications industry, standards
bodies, policy and regulatory institutions, educators and researchers to
promote an open exchange of ideas to lead the future development in the field
of real-time communications.


Seminars will feature discussions including web and emerging technologies,
WebRTC, mobility, next generation 9-1-1 public safety answering points, cloud
communications, entrepreneurship and innovation. In addition, keynote
presentations will feature Andreas Gal, Vice President for Mobile Engineering
at Mozilla, Henning Schulzrinne, Chief Technology Officer at the Federal
Communications Commission, and Stephen Brown, Vice President for Cloud
Strategy at Mitel Networks Corporation.

"Everyone living at the intersection of voice, video, messaging, mobility, the
cloud and the Web – technical developers, innovators, engineers, academic
researchers, product managers, marketers, and entrepreneurs – has things to
learn and things to teach at this year's conference," said Carol Davids,
Director of Real-Time Communications Research Labs and Industry Professor in
the Information Technology and Management Program at IIT's School of Applied

In addition, IPTComm will also hold an academic conference as part of the
Real-Time Communications Conference. An academic conference supported by the
Association for Computing Machinery, the goal of IPTComm is to serve as a
platform for researchers from academia, research labs, industry and government
to share ideas, outcomes and experiences in the field of IP-based

The cost to attend both conferences is $300 until Sunday, September 15. After
that date, the full conference attendance fee is $400. For a list of seminars,
additional conference information, and to register, go to

Founded in 1890, IIT is a Ph.D.-granting university with more than 7,700
students in engineering, sciences, architecture, psychology, design,
humanities, applied technology, business and law. IIT's interprofessional,
technology-focused curriculum is designed to advance knowledge through
research and scholarship, to cultivate invention improving the human
condition, and to prepare students from throughout the world for a life of
professional achievement, service to society, and individual fulfillment.

SOURCE Illinois Institute of Technology

Contact: Nicole C. Lacey, Senior Director of Communications, 312.567.3202
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