David Duffett

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About the Author

David works with the Worldwide Asterisk Community for Digium, and is an Asterisk enthusiast in addition to being a Chartered Engineer, globally experienced trainer and public speaker. His experience includes Air Traffic Control communications, Wireless Local Loop, Mobile Networks, Computer Telephony, Voice over IP and Asterisk specifically. In addition to many web articles, David's publications include Asterisk 1.4: The Professional's Guide (Packt, co-author) and the contribution of a chapter (on Internationalisation) to Asterisk: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly). David is editorially responsible for AstriCon (THE annual global Asterisk event) where he also introduced the 'Fastest Dude to the Dialtone' contest some years ago. He is a frequent speaker at AsterConference Asia (David has also MC'd at this event), IT Expo (East and West) and a number of corporate events. He has also spoken at numerous other conferences - VoIP Developer, Speech World, CT Expo and UC Expo to name a few.

Bye-bye AstriCon – Hello Asterisk World

By David Duffett

Join Us at Asterisk World 2017 Ft. Lauderdale, February 14-16 It was only last month we all enjoyed a wonderful AstriCon in Orlando, FL. The feedback about the event was

So much OPEN SOURCE LOVE at AstriCon!

By David Duffett

With less than a week to go, everyone is getting very excited for another AstriCon, and the team at Digium has gone into over-drive to ensure that another top class

Everything is a GO for AstriCon in Orlando! Only 2 weeks to go…

By David Duffett

As I am sure you know, much of Florida and parts other states in the southeast U.S., and places further afield, are continuing to recover from the impact of Hurricane

AstriCon Keynote Details Released

By David Duffett

The keynote speeches at AstriCon are a significant part of the event, and other than the all-important Wrap-Up session, Dangerous Demos and Evening Receptions, they are the only all-participant sessions

Earlybird Closes Soon for the Biggest AstriCon Ever

By David Duffett

We were absolutely overwhelmed when we received more speaking submissions than ever before for AstriCon this year. With more than 130 speakers showing interest in speaking at AstriCon, we shortlisted