Special Features

Smart Communities: How to Do Business With Us

Monday, June 5, 3:00 PM

Cities across the United States and around the world are building connectivity and IoT applications into their infrastructure. But questions abound on how to do business with community leaders, what are their expectations and needs, and the process, from introduction through negotiation, licensing, deployment and maintenance. 



Smart Communities Reverse Pitch

Monday, June 5, 4:15 PM

You’ve heard how to do business with communities, now what do they need? Smart communities are poised to build immersive environments. As they do so, they will dramatically change the lives of those providing government services and the citizens who are will benefit from the new community infrastructure, smart grid, retail, buildings and architecture, automotive. Where do the stakeholders start, what is the path forward, and with whom should they partner? Six smart-oriented communities will pitch their vision and their needs to the TIA supplier community.



Dallas Tech Kick-Off Reception

Monday, June 5, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Tech Titans, Mobile Monday Dallas and others from the burgeoning technology and innovation centers across Dallas come to kick-off the Connectivity Jam with great music and BBQ Dallas style.



VIP Reception and Dinner

Tuesday, June 6, Reception: 5:30 PM; Dinner 7:00 PM



Chief Security Officer Roundtable

Wednesday, June 7, 11:00 AM

This session brings together leading security experts in the enterprise and communications sectors, to discuss security of hard wired and virtualized networks, IoT platforms, and data centers.



Investing in Connectivity - VC Roundtable

Wednesday, June 7, 4:15 PM

Venture Capitalists and corporate venture arms that are investing from seed to C Round will discuss the latest trends and technologies catching their attention.



TIA’s Startup Challenge Luncheon

Wednesday, June 7, 12:00 PM

The 5th Annual Startup Challenge brings together innovators in the connectivity and communications industry to showcase their breakthrough technologies. The Challenge is now open and soliciting applications. Five finalists will present on center stage during the Jam. Click here to learn more and apply!