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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.


    Accepted speakers will be notified by December 2018.


    Questions? Contact for assistance.

    Thank you,
    The 2019 Fiber Connect Program Committee

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