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2019 Fiber Connect Call for Presentations

The Fiber Broadband Association invites you to submit your proposal to present at the 2019 Fiber Connect,  Sunday, June 2 to Wednesday, June 5, 2019 in Orlando, Gaylord Palms Resort.

This year, we are accepting sessions on the following topics:



  • Funding
  • Marketing
    • Growing service take rate
    • Knowing your customer
  • Monetizing Networks
  • Adjacent Applications
  • New fiber-enabled Applications
  • Service Delivery
  • User Impact
  • Value of Fiber
  • Video Service Options




  • Disaster Response Strategies
  • Efficient Fiber Construction Practices
  • Fiber Testing and Certification
  • Managing Mature Fiber Plant
    • Make Ready
    • Pole Attachment
  • Network Analytics/Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
  • Recruiting, Training, Managing, and Retaining Personnel
  • Service Installation and OSP Maintenance
  • Upgrading Technology (ie: App TV, Smart Home)
  • Video Service Options


  • Emerging Technologies and Architecture
  • Evolution of the Central Office and Data Center
  • Fiber-Enabled 5G Wireless
  • Network Design
  • Network Security
  • Managing Mature Fiber Plant
  • Migrating from Copper to Fiber
  • Plant Management
  • Upgrading Technology
    • Synchronization
    • Virtualization

Fiber Broadband Starter Kit

Fiber Broadband Starter Kit

  • Establishing Partnerships
  • Fiber Basic and Network Design (Fiber 101)
  • Funding Network
  • Installation Best Practices
  • Make Ready and Right of Way/Permitting
  • Personnel

Service provider case studies and advanced sessions are highly encouraged.  

Choose the Session Format to Fit Your Content

Fiber Connect education sessions are presented in a variety of formats to provide an interesting and engaging experience for all attendees. Choose your preferred session format from the options below when submitting your proposal:

  • Breakout Session (45 minutes): Focused presentation with a maximum of one or two presenters.
  • Expo Theater Presentation (30 minutes): Lively, interactive presentations on the Expo Hall floor.

Note: service provider case studies are preferred in all session formats and are found to be most engaging to attendees. 

Ready to submit?

A login is required to submit a proposal.


Proposals are being accepted through October 12

Accepted speakers will be notified by December 2018.


Questions? Contact for assistance.

Thank you,

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