Conferences and Forums

        Ray Horak has served as a member of the Steering Committees for a number of major industry conferences. In that capacity, he served to develop the conference concepts and themes, to define the individual tracks and sessions, to recruit the speakers and panelists, and to manage the delivery of the conference programs. He also serves as a keynote speaker as well as tutorial and session speaker, panel chair, symposium leader and panelist, appearing before thousands of communications professionals annually in the U.S. and abroad.  

Among the conferences with which he has served to assist in design, development and execution are the following:  

  • ComNet   
  • Computer Telephony Expos  
  • Euro/ComNet
  • ITU Symposium (University of San Francisco)
  • The Information Superhighway Summit (ISS)
  • NexxNets  
  • Telecom Business  
  • TEXPO (Pacific Bell)
  • Telecommunications Business
  • VOICE
  • World Trade Week (San Francisco)  

         Mr. Horak has spoken at well over 100 conferences and other forums, both public and private. Those speaking engagements include tutorials and workshops; keynote presentations; and panels, as both a moderator and a participant. 

Recent speaking engagements include:

  • Association for Telecommunications Professionals in Higher Education
  • Centre for African Telecoms
  • ComNet
  • Computer Telephony Expo
  • International Communications Forecasting Conference
  • Internet Telecom Expo
  • Networks Expo
  • Networld+Interop (N+I)
  • Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC)
  • Telecom Business
Mr. Horak also has been substantially responsible for media and public relations for ComNet San Francisco and ComNet Washington. Additionally, Mr. Horak has conducted numerous and various conference presentations in the U.S., Asia-Pacific, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.