March 13 - 15, 2018

Location: ADTRAN Headquarters
901 Explorer Boulevard
Huntsville, AL 35806

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Tuesday

Keynote Address: Accelerating AT&T’s Network Transformation

Amy Wheelus, Assistant Vice President, Advanced Technology Realization, AT&T Services

 

National Electrical Code (NEC) Update

Ernie Gallo, Director – Network Infrastructure Solutions, Ericsson

 

New Secondary Network Protection Elements

Russ Gundrum, Principal Consultant, Telecom Problem Solvers

 

Voice Protection for ONTs Using ECL and Crowbar Devices

Victor Wong, Field Application Engineering Manager, Communications Segment, Bourns, Inc.

 

Surge Protective Device Application

Ron Hotchkiss, Executive Vice President, Engineering, Surge Suppression Inc.

 

The So-Called IMAX or Surge Rating

Vincent Crevenat, Director of Engineering, CITEL

 

Polarization Activity Monitoring of an Aerial Fiber Link in a Live Network

Daniel Peterson, Technical Staff Member, Network Infrastructure Planning, Verizon

 

Isolated Down-Conductors Improved Lightning Protection for Rooftop or Outdoor Telecommunications Equipment

Rohit Narayan, Director of Sales, ERICO

 

Integration of High Voltage Insulated (HVI) Down Conductors into a Turnkey Isolated Lightning Protection System Solution

Richard Chadwick, Senior Applications Engineer, DEHN, Inc.


Wednesday

Activities of the Surge Protective Devices Committee of the IEEE PES

Ron Hotchkiss, Executive Vice President, Engineering Surge Suppression Inc.

 

Dealing With Induction

Dan Ashton, Senior Engineer Electrical Protection, CenturyLink

 

National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) Update

Trevor Bowmer, Senior Analyst, Telcordia/Ericsson

 

Effect of Multiple Lightning Surges on Clamping SPDS, with Focus on MOVs

Al Martin, Retired Engineer

 

Field Study on the Efficiency of Lightning Protection Systems

TJ Gaines, Global Product Manager, Lightning Protection, PENTAIR ERICO

 

Case Study: Road Equipment Facing Surges in Rough Environment

Vincent Crevenat, Director of Engineering, CITEL


Survey of RF Surge Protection Technologies – Increasing the Reliability of Your Wireless Network

Robert Cid, Global Product Manager, Smiths Microwave

 

Comparing Circuit Protection Technologies for 48 V DC in High Surge Environments

Tim Howell, Staff FAE - Communications Market Segment Bourns, Inc.

 

Engineering Grounds for Bonding Grounds: Techniques solidly grounded in science (and experience)

Dan McMenamin, Dan McMenamin and Associates

Thursday