March 27, 2017

2017 Spring Symposium

Tuesday 4/4
7:00-5:00PM Registration
7:00-9:00AM Breakfast
9:00-12:00PM Adtran User Group
12:00-1:00PM Lunch
1:00-4:00PM TANE Board Meeting
1:00-4:00PM Genband User Group
4:00-4:45PM RoboCall Blocking, George McGrath – MetaSwitch
5:00-7:00PM Networking @ Fire & Ice (Dinner on your own)
7:00-9:00PM Exhibit Hall/Exhibitor Set-up
Wednesday 4/5
7:00-8:00AM Breakfast
8:00-8:10AM Opening Remarks – TANE President, Chris Rand
8:10-9:00AM Report From The UNH Interop Lab – Lincoln Lavoie
8:45-9:00AM Vendor Meeting
9:00-10:30AM Exhibitor Showcase Opening
10:30-11:15AM Cyber Security: Protection of Your Network – Chris Falk, MPX
11:15-12:00PM Broadband to WiFi – Patrick Moreno, Zyxel
12:00-12:45PM Lunch
12:45-1:45PM Keynote: Reaching New Heights in Communications – Alan Mallory
1:45-2:15PM Hands-On Bonus Activity – Alan Mallory
2:00-4:00PM Telecom Touch – Hands-On Splicing & Testing
Station 1: WiFi Troubleshooting – Andrew Wolinski, Concord Communications
Station 2: OTDR, Fiber Inspection and Cleaning and PON Testing – Scott Boyle, Concord Communications
Station 3: Splicing and Splice on Connectors – Darrin Newman, OFS, Fitel
Station 4: Emergency Repair and Mid Span Entry – Etric Fisher, White Mountain Cable
Station 5: Field Installable Connector Demonstration – Paul Looney, Multilink Inc.
Station 6: Facility Locating & Fault Locating – Dan Gettens, Rep Com International/ViVax Metrotech
4:00-6:30PM Exhibitor Showcase/Networking Reception
6:30-7:30PM Exhibitor Booth Breakdown (Dinner on your own)
Thursday 4/6
7:00-8:00AM Breakfast
8:00-9:00AM Metro-Ethernet Forum Standards & Terminology – Thomas Gilbert and Karl Clapp, FairPoint Communications
9:00-12:00PM Calix User Group
12:00PM Symposium Closes