[Fwd: Re: april 17 meeting- SoftTECH Telecom SIG]

Paul larkin at jps.net
Mon Apr 9 22:02:22 PDT 2001

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: april meetings
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2001 21:53:34 -0700
From: Allen Jackson <ajackson at sonic.net>
To: Paul <larkin at jps.net>

Hello Paul,

Here's the details:

Telecom Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting of SofTECH

Tuesday, April 17, 2001

Title:  How will Next Generation Access Networks impact you?

Topic:  This presentation will describe how Next Generation Access
are required to meet the needs of new edge applications. It will
the differences between Carrier Serving Areas and Broadband Serving
and how this will impact customers. 
· What are the trends in carrier networks?
· How can packet data be used for both data and voice?
· What are Gateways?
· What is an LES Gateway?
· What are the key standards for Next Generation Access Networks?

Bio Statement:  Jim Sackman is the Chief Technical Officer for Advanced
Fibre Communications.  In this capacity, Jim is responsible for setting
world wide technical direction for AFC.

Meeting Logistics:

  Date:	Tuesday, April 17, 2001

  Time:	6:30 pm (networking) 7:00 pm (speaker)

Where:	Redwood Business Park Conference Center
1425 N McDowell Blvd   (1st floor conference room)
Petaluma CA

Public invited, SofTECH members, free; non-members, $10

Please RSVP your attendance to Allen Jackson  at  ajackson at sonic.net

Directions:	From the south (Marin), take the " Old Redwood Highway" exit
on freeway 101-North and turn right at the traffic light at the end of
ramp.  From the north ( Santa Rosa), take the "Old Redwood Highway" exit
the freeway 101- South, and turn left at the traffic light at the end of
ramp. Follow the road as it passes over the freeway.

Coming either way, keep to your left as you come to a large intersection
with North McDowell Boulevard. Turn left onto McDowell, and turn left
at the second intersection, Willow road. Turn into the parking lot and
follow it around the building to the the middle entrance near the Turin
Building. The conference room is located on the ground floor of the
two-story building on the left off of the Lobby across from the Turin

Please feel free to forward this message to friends and colleagues.

At 10:55 AM 4/9/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi, I'm a networking student at SRJC.  I notice that there was a telecom
>meeting last month on the 3rd Tues.  Will there be a meeting on the 3rd
>Tues. in April?  It's SRJC Spring Break & so I could go...  Are there
>any Softech meetings that 3rd week of April?  Thanks.

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