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Enterprise Connect is the industry's premier event for systems, software, services and applications for enterprise communications and collaboration – Key topics include Unified Communications, Team Collaboration, UC as a Service (UCaaS), Contact Centers, Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Communications, Mobility and Video Conferencing. Entering its 30th year, Enterprise Connect attracts an audience consisting primarily of IT/IS, telecom and network decision-makers from enterprises, government agencies and educational institutions, as well as the equipment and software manufacturers, service providers, VARs, software/application developers, system integrators and consultants that serve the enterprise communications and collaboration marketplace.

Though you are free to propose a specific, detailed idea for a session, the Program Committee rarely if ever adopts proposals directly, as submitted, from the CFP. Rather, we consult the CFP as a general resource for experts and topics that may fit with the sessions that the Program Committee is putting together based on its own independent work.

The deadline to submit a proposal to participate in the Enterprise Connect Orlando 2020 ended August 30, 2019. For questions please contact Beth Schultz at [email protected]

Please note: No marketing/sales presentations are accepted.


  • Technology Focus – How does it work, how is the technology evolving, ripple effects on existing systems, networks and apps, etc.
  • Business Case – Calculating ROI/TCO, business benefits/costs, impacts on user departments and individual users.
  • Case Study: Decision factors leading to deployment, results – planned/unplanned, lessons learned
  • Impact on IT Organization – Decision-making, team building, and skill sets.


Enterprise Connect is seeking speaking/session proposals on the following list of topics for its Conference Program:

  • Unified Communications
  • Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS)/Cloud-based Communications Systems, Services and Apps
  • Team Collaboration Applications
  • Next-Generation Messaging Systems and Integrations
  • Contact Center Systems, Services and Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Communications Systems
  • Speech Technologies/Natural Language Processing and Understanding
  • User Interfaces for Communications Services, Devices and Apps
  • Mobility/Wireless Communications Applications and Services
  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Video Systems, Services and Networks
  • Audio and Web Conferencing Systems and Services
  • Communications APIs/Comms Integrated with Business App
  • Software-Defined WANs (SD-WAN)
  • Planning and Implementing IP Telephony and Converged Networks
  • Management Systems and Applications for Unified/Converged Networks
  • Securing Unified/Converged Communications Systems, Apps and Networks
  • Managing Staff, Technology & Costs
  • Interoperability and Federation – Unified Communications and Cloud
  • Changing Organizational Structures/Roles and Staffing Issues
  • E911 and Emergency Communications



Proposals will be evaluated in terms of their:

  1. Importance/relevance to audience – primarily enterprise IT, but also suppliers of enterprise communications and collaboration products and services.
  2. Knowledge and experience of the speaker.
  3. Originality.

The following kinds of proposals are preferred:

  • A high-profile executive who can present a compelling vision of converged voice/data enterprise networks (no marketing/sales presentations accepted).
  • A knowledgeable expert describing an important new technology, product or premises network architecture (no marketing/sales presentations accepted).
  • Best of all, an IT, telecom or network executive from an end-user organization.


If you have any questions, please contact Enterprise Connect Program Coordinator Beth Schultz at [email protected]

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