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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

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    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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    We offer members a variety of learning opportunities through our webinar series, which are open to the public unless otherwise specified. If you are interested in presenting a webinar, contact Doug Weinbaum at


    Fiber Connect

    Whether you’re looking for new strategies to build your customer base, tools to make deployment more affordable, or the opportunity to learn from industry leaders as they explore the future of fiber - Fiber Connect has it all.  The conference, held annually in June, also presents a comprehensive lineup of education led by the industry’s best.

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