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MAY/JUNE 2014 | www.broadbandcommunities.com | BROADBAND COMMUNITIES | 31 Michael Render RVA, LLC Michael Weston Verizon Enhanced Communities Max Kipfer Hotwire Communications Jonathan Chambers FCC Catherine McNaught Corning Inc. Mark Boxer OFS FTTH COSTS: HOW TO MANAGE OPERATIONAL EXPENSES DSL to FTTH: Upgrade Strategies for Lower Equipment and Construction Session Number: 21 / Room: 317/318 – Todd Loefelholz – Senior Marketing Manager, TE Connectivity FTTH NETWORKS FROM A TO Z Cable Operator FTTH Migration Strategies with EPoC Technology Session Number: 18 / Room: 305 – Curtis Knittle – Director of Optical Technologies, CableLabs THE COMMUNITY TOOLKIT: FROM VISION TO INSTALLS Deploying Fiber Optic Telecommunications Services at Pembroke Falls from Vision to Installs Session Number: 19 / Room: 316 – Max Kipfer – Vice President of Business Development, Hotwire Communications – Carl Lender – Executive Vice President of Sales, Hotwire Communications – Jim Slattery – Director Network Operations, Hotwire Communications – Jef Lawson – Director of Engineering, Hotwire Communications FTTH AROUND THE GLOBE FTTH Worldwide with the FTTH Council Global Alliance Session Number: 46 / Room: Floridian Ballroom – Heather Burnett Gold – President, FTTH Council Americas 3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Networking and Refreshment Break 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm GENERAL SESSION: DAY ONE RECAP, GIMME FIBER DAY AWARD AND KEYNOTE Presentation Gimme Fiber Day Award Presentation Opening Keynote Guru Pai – Senior Vice President and Chief Production Ofcer, Verizon 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm Opening Expo Hall Reception 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm Women in Fiber Reception TUESDAY, JUNE 24 7:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open 7:45 am – 8:15 am Continental Breakfast 8:15 am – 9:15 am GENERAL SESSION: DAY TWO KICKOFF AND KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Keynote James M. Feger – Senior Vice President, Network Strategy and Development, CenturyLink 9:15 am – 9:45 am Networking and Refreshment Break 10:00 am – 10:45 am FTTH DEPLOYMENT TECHNIQUES Getting Gigabits from the Street to the Subscriber – A Survey of the Latest and Next-Generation Options Session Number: 28 / Room: 301/302 – John George – Director, Technical Marketing and Professional Services, OFS FTTH COSTS: HOW TO MANAGE OPERATIONAL EXPENSES Leverage Your OSS Data to Better Monitor and Monetize Your Network Session Number: 12 / Room: 304 – Will Aycock – General Manager, Greenlight Communications FTTH NETWORKS FROM A TO Z Optimizing Your FTTH OSP Design Decisions Based on Facts Session Number: 17 / Room: 305 – Luc De Heyn – Business Development Engineer for FibreplanIT, COMSOF FTTH NETWORKS FROM A TO Z Cost-Efectively Positioning Your Network for 4G/LTE with Fiber and Wi-Fi Ofoad Session Number: 42 / Room: 317/318 – Kevin Morgan – Director of Marketing and Communications, ADTRAN Inc. THE COMMUNITY TOOLKIT: FROM VISION TO INSTALLS Economic Development – The Killer App for FTTH Systems Session Number: 8 / Room: 315 – Jim Baller – President, Baller Herbst Law Group – Bruce Abraham – President, Connect Northern Georgia – Michael Curri – President, Strategic Networks Group – Marci Harris – CEO and Co-Founder, POPVOX.com THE COMMUNITY TOOLKIT: FROM VISION TO INSTALLS Developing Public Policy to Support Startup Communities: Why Traditional Economic Development Doesn't Work and Examples of Initiatives Local and State Government Can Implement Session Number: 33 / Room: 316 – Joe Reardon – Attorney, McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Law Firm BBC_May14.indd 31 5/31/14 11:24 AM