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 2

Monday, June 3

Fiber Broadband Case Studies for Multifamily Properties
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 3rd (7:45 AM - 9:00 AM)
Conversation with Service Providers
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 3rd (9:15 AM - 10:00 AM)
Flipping the Switch (p)ON: Operators’ view of converting from DSL to PON architecture
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 3rd (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
How to Build Up an ISP from Scratch
Track: Operations
Monday, Jun 3rd (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
Is Your Brand Working Hard Enough? How to Define and Deploy Your Brand for Maximum Impact.
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 3rd (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
Making Sense of an FTTX Business Plan
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 3rd (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
Overview of Fiber Around The Globe
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 3rd (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM)
Extending Fiber Networks with Unlicensed mmWave
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 3rd (11:15 AM - 12:00 PM)
Innovative Ways to Leverage Your Fiber Asset
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 3rd (11:15 AM - 12:00 PM)
Love Your Team, Love Your Clients
Track: Operations
Monday, Jun 3rd (11:15 AM - 12:00 PM)
Salisbury, North Carolina: Developing a sustainable path forward for P3 fiber deployments from past mistakes
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 3rd (11:15 AM - 12:00 PM)
Efficient Fiber Construction Practices: Follow-the-Power Approach for Electric Utilities Deploying FTTx
Track: Operations
Monday, Jun 3rd (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
Fiber Internet : A Real Value Add!
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 3rd (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
Leveraging High-Density Fiber Management Solutions to Help Transform Central Office and Data Center Architectures
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 3rd (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
To Gigabit and Beyond: Building 10G Networks for Today and Tomorrow
Track: Engineering
Monday, Jun 3rd (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
Powering Esports
Track: Business
Monday, Jun 3rd (2:45 PM - 3:30 PM)
The FCC's $20 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund: What to Expect
Track: Expo Session
Monday, Jun 3rd (4:00 PM - 4:30 PM)
Putting the Power of Cloud & Analytics Behind your Business
Track: Expo Session
Monday, Jun 3rd (4:45 PM - 5:15 PM)
Solving the Access Network Transformation Enigma
Track: Expo Session
Monday, Jun 3rd (5:30 PM - 6:00 PM)

Tuesday, June 4

IoT + Innovation: Experiences, Customers and Beyond
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (8:00 AM - 8:45 AM)
Armchair Discussion with Fiber Newsmakers
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (9:15 AM - 10:00 AM)
Fiber Funding
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (10:00 AM - 10:20 AM)
Fiber Funding Panel
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (10:20 AM - 11:00 AM)
The Future Is Now: Broadband as a Foundation for Advances in Technology, Society, and Beyond
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (11:00 AM - 11:45 AM)
In IT to Win IT – Achieving Success Your Way
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (11:45 AM - 1:15 PM)
LATAM: Fast Growing Market, Great Opportunity. Get Involved!
Track: Expo Session
Tuesday, Jun 4th (12:00 PM - 12:15 PM)
Network Analytics/Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence: Analysis and How to Improve Service Delivery
Track: Expo Session
Tuesday, Jun 4th (12:30 PM - 1:00 PM)
Accelerating Small Cell Densification Using Next-Gen PON Cost and Scale Advantages
Track: Engineering
Tuesday, Jun 4th (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
FTTH Deployment Strategies for Minimizing Operational Expenses
Track: Operations
Tuesday, Jun 4th (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
Leveraging Cord-Cutting to Amplify Fiber Adoption
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
NoaNet's Inter-Governmental Model for Rural Broadband Expansion in Washington State
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
Regulatory Panel
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (1:15 PM - 2:00 PM)
Connecting Communities - Smart Cities
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (2:15 PM - 3:00 PM)
Dispelling Myths About Launching and Marketing Fiber
Track: Business
Tuesday, Jun 4th (2:15 PM - 3:00 PM)
Super-PON: Simplify Access Infrastructure
Track: Engineering
Tuesday, Jun 4th (2:15 PM - 3:00 PM)
The Rock and Your FTTx Installation and Maintenance Program Will Roll
Track: Operations
Tuesday, Jun 4th (2:15 PM - 3:00 PM)
Discover EXFO's New Fiber Testing Solution
Track: Expo Session
Tuesday, Jun 4th (4:00 PM - 4:30 PM)
How to Deploy Your Network 50% Faster with Digital Network Construction
Track: Expo Session
Tuesday, Jun 4th (4:45 PM - 5:15 PM)
Fiber Broadband Association Technology Committee Insights on Next-Gen PON Optimal Installation and Fast Troubleshooting
Track: Expo Session
Tuesday, Jun 4th (5:30 PM - 6:00 PM)

Wednesday, June 5