IMTC Connect Forum 2017 and IIT RTC Conference


IMTC and the Illinois Institute of Technology Real-Time Communications Lab are pleased to announce their event partnership to jointly host the annual IMTC Connect Forum and IIT Real-Time Communications (RTC) Conference and Expo taking place September 25 – 28, 2017 in Hermann Hall on the Illinois Tech Mies campus in Chicago, IL.

The IIT RTC Conference and IMTC Connect Forum are globally recognized collaborative events where multimedia and real-time communications industry and academia connect. This conference will bring 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.

The event is a multi-tracked conference that will run over two and a half days focusing on the major areas of:
• Internet of Things (IoT)
• WebRTC
• Video and Audio Multimedia Communications
• Real Time Multimedia Software Defined Networks (RTM SDN) and Cloud Communications
• Next Generation 911
• Mobile Networks and Applications


“We are very pleased and excited to be partnering with the IIT for the first time ever” said Anatoli Levine, IMTC president and director of product management, Spirent Communications. “Combining our Connect and RTC events will bring together real-time communications industry and academia, offering an unparalleled level of in-depth technical presentations, interactive sessions and networking opportunities for the betterment of the entire ecosystem.”


“This partnership will enlarge the event’s scope and depth of coverage, and bring new opportunities for our students, researchers and all participants,” said Carol Davids, IIT RTC Lab Director and Industry Professor.


A variety of cost-effective sponsorships are available and provide a great opportunity for organizations to show support for and position themselves as leaders in real-time multimedia telecommunications.