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NEDAS Boston Symposium Returns to District Hall on July 18, 2018

NEW YORK – July 5, 2018 – The Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association (NEDAS), the wireless association for the Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) community advancing communications anywhere, announces the agenda for the 2018 Boston Symposium, taking place on July 18, 2018 at District Hall.  The half-day program features future-thinking panel discussions with industry thought-leaders and influencers who will explore the convergence of wireless and wireline networks and the ways that technologies are evolving to enable connectivity everywhere.

“We are looking forward to continuing the exploration of how the convergence of wireless and wireline solutions is enabling IoT, driving seismic shifts in the marketplace that are reflected in our offerings as an educational and community-based association,” comments Ilissa Miller, President of the Northeast DAS and Small Cell Association and CEO of iMiller Public Relations.  “NEDAS recognizes the importance of sharing the industry insights that are shaping in-building wireless infrastructure as well as metro area solutions, with the ultimate goal to enable communications everywhere.”

The NEDAS Boston Symposium features world-class educational programs that enable attendees to discover innovative solutions and technologies while fostering new relationships with industry partners and end-users.  This year’s educational agenda will address the ever-pressing data demands from mobile consumers, in addition to delving into in-building wireless strategy and the enablement of small cells. These panel sessions will include:

  • Keynote Panel: “Funding for Wireless Infrastructure Solutions,” moderated by Rich Berliner, Founder of FifthGenMedia and Publisher of Connected Real Estate Magazine, with panelists Anthony Lehv, SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, ExteNet Systems and Darlene Braunschweig, Chief Business Development Officer, Strategic Venue Partners.
  • Featured Panel: “Dynamics of Connected Real Estate Tech / Future Proofing Commercial Real Estate Technology,” moderated by Berge Ayvazian, Senior Analyst and Consultant, Wireless 20/20, with panelists Jim Whalen, SVP/Chief Information Officer, Boston Properties, and Dennis Burns, Manager, Business Development for Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region, ADRF.
  • Highlight Panel: “Smart Communities: Small Cell in the Metro – Challenges / Opportunities,” moderated by Doug Barnett, Senior Partner, ATLANTIC-ACM, with panelists Rick Angelini, Director of Engineering and Implementation, ExteNet Systems; Patrick Coughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, FirstLight; Peter Eckel, Director, PMO Small Cell, Tilson Technology Management; and Ray LaChance, President and CEO, ZenFi.
  • Completing the program is a panel titled, “Is the Middleprise Market Poised for Prime Time?” moderated by Mike Collado, Director of In-Building Networks Applications Marketing, Corning Optical Communications, with panelist Dean Fresonke, Co-Founder and SVP of Business Development, ClearSky Technologies.

Following the educational sessions, attendees have the opportunity to interact with the panelists and moderators during one-on-one sessions as well as other industry professionals and insiders during the networking reception.

Sponsors of the 2018 NEDAS Boston Symposium include Comba, CSquared Systems, Mann Wireless, Signals Defense, Telegärtner, Timberline Communications Inc., Times Microwave Systems, and more.

NEDAS Platinum annual sponsors include Anritsu, FirstLight, Intelibs, SOLiD, Westell, and Zenfi.

NEDAS Gold annual sponsors include ADRF,  Corning, ExteNet Systems, and RF Industries. NEDAS Silver annual sponsors include Gabe’s Wireless Solutions.

NEDAS Media partners include 5thGen Media, BISNOW, CloudPOST, Connected Real Estate Magazine, DAS & Small Cells Congress, DASpedia, Data Center POST, iMiller Public Relations, Inside Towers, IWCE, LightReading, NATE Wireless and TelecomNewsroom.

To register for the NEDAS 2018 Boston Symposium, click here. To learn more about the association, visit

Participating in and sponsoring a NEDAS event provides companies with the opportunity to gain brand exposure before, during and after the event. Limited sponsorships are still available. To learn more, please contact sponsorship sales at  Media and analysts are invited to attend via a free press pass.  Contact us at to make your request.

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About Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association (NEDAS)

Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association (NEDAS) is a grassroots wireless telecom association whose mission is to create a positive, nonpartisan and invigorating environment in which local industry professionals can learn, discuss, debate, socialize, collaborate with their peers, and encourage networking, public outreach and education about the DAS and Small Cell industries. For more information, visit


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