Education Tracks

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New and Emerging Technology The Community Toolkit: Fiber Broadband
from A to Z
Marketing and New Services for Increasing Revenues Leading Best Practices for Fiber Deployment

New and Emerging Technology
Sessions in this track will focus on “hot” technologies currently being adopted and developed, including innovations that streamline processes and leading-edge technologies that enable new revenue-generating services. Learn about the products and solutions changing the status quo across the fiber broadband landscape and influencing how you do business.

The Community Toolkit: Fiber Broadband from A to Z
Learn about the various steps necessary to bring an all-fiber deployment from a vision to a successfully-deployed network. This track will follow the elements of the Fiber Broadband Online Community Toolkit.

Marketing and New Services for Increasing Revenues
Gain valuable insight into how you can leverage your fiber networks to increase your customer bases and revenue streams, as well as ways to educate customers about the advantages of all-fiber networks.

Leading Best Practices for Fiber Deployment
Explore technologies affecting design, development, and deployment of fiber to the home networks, with a focus on today's hardware, software, and best practices. These sessions will provide you with a new understanding of deployment techniques, product improvements, and installation practices.

Sunday, June 3

Monday, June 4

Fiber to the MDU Case Studies Panel
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 4th (8:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
Converging Wireless Fronthaul/Backhaul and FTTH Networks
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 4th (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
Latest Developments in Public-Private Partnerships
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 4th (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
Recovering from Natural Disasters – Network Restoration and Reliability
Track: Operations
Monday, Jun 4th (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
The OTT Revolution - Benefitting from cable-cutting and un-bundling
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 4th (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
If a Municipal Builds It, Will an ILEC Help Operate It?
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 4th (11:15 AM - 12:00 PM)
Pole Attachment and Make-Ready in Co-Op FTTx Networks
Track: Operations
Monday, Jun 4th (11:15 AM - 12:00 PM)
The 7 Deadly Sins of FTTx Engineering
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 4th (11:15 AM - 12:00 PM)
Going All In With Fiber: Key Lessons Learned
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 4th (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
How Do You Reinvent Your FTTx Access Network?
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 4th (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
Managing Customer Expectations when Deploying Gigabit Connectivity
Track: Operations
Monday, Jun 4th (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
Optimizing Network Demand in Remote and Low Use Areas: Managing Deployment Build Time and End User Influence Strategies to Make Rural Deployment Economical
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 4th (4:00 PM - 4:30 PM)
Fundamental Planning of Future-Proof Fiber Optics Networks
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 4th (4:30 PM - 5:00 PM)
How to Eat the FTTP Elephant
Track: Fiber Broadband Starter Kit
Monday, Jun 4th (5:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Microtrenching: All Hype, or the Key to Building the Last Mile?
Track: Operations
Monday, Jun 4th (5:30 PM - 6:00 PM)

Tuesday, June 5

Wednesday, June 6