March 13 - 15, 2018

Location: ADTRAN Headquarters
901 Explorer Boulevard
Huntsville, AL 35806

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Tuesday

Bringing the World Together

Jay Wilson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Carrier Network Division, ADTRAN

 

All You Wanted to Know About Lightning but Were Afraid to Ask

Dr. Phillip Bitzer, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama in Huntsville

 

National Electric Code (NEC) and National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) Update
and Related Code Concerns

Trevor Bowmer, Senior Analyst, Ericsson

 

The Effects of Transient AC Power Spikes and Lightning GPR on Remotely
Powered Remote Electronic (HSI) Equipment

Dan Ashton, Senior Engineer, Electrical Protection, CenturyLink

 

Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Part 1- What Is It, How It Is Used, and Lightning
Field Failure Analysis

Jim Wiese, Senior Compliance Engineer, ADTRAN

 

Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Part 2 - Protecting PoE Against Intra-Building and
OSP Environments

Tim Ardley, Power Fault & Lightning Compliance Engineer, ADTRAN

 

Latest ITU-T Surge Protection K Recommendations

Michael "Mick" Maytum, ICT Surge Protection Expert

 

Direct Lightning Strike Surge Propagation in Customer Premises Wiring

Michael "Mick" Maytum, ICT Surge Protection Expert

 

Theft Deterrent Composite Conductors for Telecommunication Grounding Equivalence
to Traditional Copper Conductor

Rohit Narayan, Director of Sales, Data & Telecom Business Worldwide, ERICO


Wednesday

Research on Conductor and Connector Systems

David Brender, National Program Manager Copper Development Association Inc.

 

Next-Generation Control Communications for Power Stations - Architecture and Protection

John Fuller, Engineer, Infrastructure Planning and Optimization, AT&T

 

Challenges Providers Face with Grounding Electrode Systems at Remote Sites

Robert (Lurch) Farley, Senior Engineer Electrical Protection, CenturyLink /p>

 

Lightning Surge Damage to Ethernet and POTS Ports Connected to Inside Wiring

Joe Randolph, Telecom Design Consultant, Randolph Telecom

 

Grounding and Surge Protection of Newer Network Elements in Telecommunication

Rohit Narayan, Director of Sales, Data & Telecom Business Worldwide, ERICO

 

Telcordia Generic Requirements for Remote Radio Head Protection Used in
FTTA Systems (GR-3177)

Ernie Gallo, Director, Ericsson

Telcordia Generic Requirements for Remote Radio Head Protection Used in
FTTA Systems (GR-3177)

Philip Jones, Product Development, ERICO

 

RRH Protection Considerations

Richard Chadwick, Senior Applications Engineer, DEHN, Inc.

 

DC Feeds to Remote Radio Heads… What Protectors Need to Deal With

Al Martin, Retired Engineer

 

One Spark Away From a Boom: Safety, Performance and Reliability Parameters
of Batteries Serving Telecom, Data and Utility Applications

Dan McMenamin, President, Dan McMenamin Associates

Thursday

Fiber to the Distribution Point (FTTdp) Architecture, and on G.fast
Richard Goodson, Director, Industry Standards and Technology Analysis, Office of the CTO, ADTRAN

Daniel Joffe, Director, Research and Technology Development, Office of the CTO, ADTRAN

 

A Report on United States and International Standards Development on Bonding (and Grounding) Infrastructure for Telecommunications Buildings
William Bush, Independent Consultant

 

Part 2: The Continuing Challenges for the Contractor Working on Tier 1 Carrier Cell Sites: How to Ensure You Stay on the Air
Joe Pfau, Owner, Quality Power Services

 

Remote Terminal Monitoring Protection Surge Protection for Quasi-Grounded Low Voltage DC Circuits
Mark Hendricks, Director Applications Engineering, Transtector Systems, Inc.

 

Distinguished Lecturer Program: Lightning Physics, Instrumentation, and Applications
Physics 1
Physics 2

Dr. Phillip Bitzer, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama in Huntsville