SOURCE: Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology

March 08, 2012 13:30 ET

IIT to Hold 8th Annual Real-Time Communications Conference & Expo Sept. 10 - 12, 2012 on Their Main Campus in Chicago

Please Post to Your Calendar and Save the Date; Topics to Be Covered Include Voice and Video Today and Tomorrow, Real-Time Web, Over-the-Top Applications, Real-Time Mobility, NG911, Unified Communications, Smart Grid, and More

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Mar 8, 2012) - The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) announced today that its Real-Time Communications Conference (RTC) and Expo, the conference where industry and academia connect, will take place September 10 - 12, 2012 on their main campus in Chicago, IL. In its eighth year, IIT RTC Conference is a globally recognized collaborative event. Leveraging its unique academic setting, this annual conference brings together technical professionals and business executives from the data and telecommunications industry, standards bodies, policy and regulatory institutions, and academic educators and researchers to promote an open exchange of ideas to lead future development in the rapidly changing field of real-time communications.

"We are very excited about this year's Conference & Expo which has been moved from Wheaton, IL to our main campus in Chicago," said Carol Davids, Industry Professor and Director RTC Labs, Illinois Institute of Technology. "We are expecting an impressive roster of speakers, including senior representatives and executives from industry, academia and government, as we explore the most pressing issues facing the industry today. Watch our web site and mailings for updates on the speakers and sponsors."

The presentations, our expanded exhibit hall, social events, and session breaks provide opportunities to discover different aspects of this rapidly evolving field and to meet new contacts and partners. Topics addressed in this multi-tracked conference include:

  • Real-time Communications Web (RTCWeb)
  • Over-the-Top (OTT) applications and services
  • Mobile Real-Time Services
  • Unified Communications
  • NG911 and the ESInet
  • Technology choices - Business and Regulatory Realities
  • Carrier Cloud
  • Smart Grids
  • Security and Real-Time services
  • Operations and Disaster Recovery in Real-Time
  • And more…

"Hermann Hall is a state-of-the art conference and meeting venue, which will provide an excellent setting for this internationally recognized conference," Davids added. "Within the unique setting of Mies van der Rohe's IIT Main Campus, Hermann Hall is a full-service conference and meeting facility. The new venue will provide an expanded auditorium for keynote addresses, a dedicated exhibit hall space, and outstanding meeting rooms for break-out sessions."

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About The RTC Research Lab
The Real-Time Communications Research Lab at the IIT Rice Campus is a venue where industry and academia collaborate on research, development and test activities that advance the goals of both. Our test beds include NG911 ESInet, Voice over IIT (VoIIT), Unified Communications Commercial Systems (UCCS) and Radio over IP (RoIP). The RTC products and services of many of our industry sponsors and collaborators are incorporated in these test beds. For additional information visit:

About IIT
Founded in 1890, IIT is a Ph.D.-granting university with more than 7,700 students in engineering, sciences, architecture, psychology, design, humanities, 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. Visit

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