Cisco's Palazzo To Address SCTE SEMI Forum

Mark Palazzo, vice president and general manager of Cisco Systems' Cable Access Business, will be a featured speaker at next week's Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers Smart Energy Management Initiative Forum 2012 in Philadelphia.

Cisco is sponsoring Palazzo's keynote at the SEMI Forum March 15 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown hotel. He will introduce speaker Mark Coblitz, Comcast senior vice president of strategic planning.

In his introduction, Palazzo will address the long-term energy management needs of cable operators and programmers. Following his remarks, Coblitz will moderate a panel discussion with broadcasting and cable executives.

Attendance fees for SEMI Forum are $450 for members and $550 for nonmembers who register by March 9. Additional information is at