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Fiber Connect 2022 Pre-Conference Workshops

Pre-Conference Workshop* sessions will take place Sunday, June 12 between 12:30 – 5:30PM. Please refer to workshop descriptions below for exact start and end times. 

Pre-Conference Workshops are half-day learning sessions that take place prior to the Fiber Connect Conference. Join colleagues and experts for an opportunity to discuss important and timely topics in depth. These thought-provoking sessions will provide you with the information you need across these multiple important topics:

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Pre-Conference Workshop Pricing

Fiber Connect will offer multiple Pre-Conference Workshops on Sunday Afternoon, June 12. Pricing for each workshop will be:

  By April 15 After April 15
Network Operators and Public Officials Free! Free!
All Other FBA Members Free! $99
Nonmembers $199 $199
Sponsors and Exhibitors $199 $199

Broadband Starter Kit Workshop

12:30 – 5:30PM

Fiber Playbook for State Broadband Officers

12:30 – 5:30PM

Fiber Panels for Cable Operators

2:30 – 5:30PM

The Fiber Revolution: This tech-focused session will delve into what it takes to add fiber to a cable operator’s network. Whether it’s a complete rip-and-replace project or the balancing act of operating HFC plant alongside FTTH, our experts will share best practices and tips for the other path to 10G. 

 Moderator – CFX – Amy Maclean

 Chris Bastian – SCTE - 
Katherine Gessner – MCTV 
Ken Johnson – Cable One 
Chad Lawson – Murray Electric 


Adding Fiber to Your Marketing Plan: The introduction of fiber gives operators the opportunity to re-introduce their company to consumers while capitalizing on the momentum of fiber. We’ll explore how to get off on the right foot, from adopting a new brand name and introducing new products to tailoring messaging around fiber’s potential.

 Moderator – CFX - Sara Winegardner 

Karen Hoch – Lumos Fiber - 
Harvey Couch – FPB/Nextband 
Joe Lorah - Blue Ridge Communications


2022 Regulatory Checklist

Moderator – ACAC - Ross Lieberman 

Matt Polka – ACAC 
Tom Cohen – KDW 
Mike Saperstein - Lumos Fiber

The Future of Fiber Technologies BASe Workshop

12:30 – 5:30PM 


*Each of these sessions costs an additional registration fee and is not included in the Fiber Connect Conference registration. You must be registered for the Fiber Connect 2022 to register for a pre-conference workshop.