Contribute Knowledge and Insight:  Business, Technology, Innovation &  Engineering 

Fiber Connect educational sessions are presented in a variety of formats to provide immersive, timely and engaging knowledge exchange. When submitting your Session or Abstract, specify the preferred format:

  • Breakout Educational Session: 45 minutes; with a maximum of 2 presenters
  • Expo Theater: 30 minutes; lively and engaging product and technology presentations on the Exhibit Floor
  • Business Use Cases with Service Providers, Municipalities, Education/Campus Networks and Enterprises receive the highest priority for acceptance.
Call for Speakers Opens: March 1, 2021
Deadline to Submit Abstracts and Sessions: April 16, 2021

Questions? Contact Tim Downs at the Numbers Below



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Pre-Conference Workshops


Fiber Broadband Starter Kit

  • Establishing Partnerships that Work
  • Fiber 101: The Basics of Network Design
  • Finance & Capital: Frameworks for Multiple Business Models
  • Best Practices in Installation
  • Managing Make Readys, Permitting and ROW
  • Workforce Management and Process Automation

Fiber Capital & Investment

  • M and A Outlook for North American Fiber Markets, Data Traffic, Network Builds and Consolidation
  • Deal Making & Asset Acquisition Strategies for Infrastructure Owners
  • Spotlight on Public Infrastructure: Business Models, Investment Frameworks and Market Size
  • Key Considerations for Investors Contemplating Investing in a Network Infrastructure
  • Broadband P3s: Investment Vehicles for Digital Government Real Estate

Breakout Educational Tracks

Business Track:

Designed for CEO, CFO, Vice Presidents and Senior Managers in Business, Finance, Customer Acquisition and Services

  • Funding, Investment and Capital for New Fiber Builds
  • Marketing, Audience Acquisition & Best Practices in Growing Subscriber Base
  • Monetizing Networks with Multiple Industry Sectors
  • High ARPU Application Development
  • Serving the Municipal Network Market
  • Monetizing Video & Streaming Services
  • Targeting New Audience Sectors: Enterprise, Cloud, 5G & Edge

Network Operations Track:

Designed for Network Engineering Leadership, Network Design & Deployment Firms, Professional Services firms and suppliers.

  • Best Practices in Fiber Design & Deployment
  • Managing Mature Fiber Plant for Maximum ROI
  • Service Installation and OSP Maintenance
  • Automation and SaaS for Workforce & Workflow Management
  • Recruiting, Training, Managing and Retaining Personnel
  • Upgrading and Upselling In Home Technology

Technology & Engineering Track:

Designed for Leading Technology Vendors, Professional Services firms and Equipment suppliers.

  • The Evolution of the Central Office and Data Center
  • Planning & Service Delivery for 5G Wireless Backhaul
  • Managing the Upgrade from Copper to Fiber Effectively
  • New Thinking in Network Design
  • Emerging Solutions for Efficient Deployment
  • Next Generation Data Tools: Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence & Geospatial


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