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AGENDA (*Tentative with more details to come)

Wednesday, February 20  – Welcome to Nashville  & Workshops

TIMETYPETOPIC TITLESPEAKER
12:30 pm - 2:45 pmREGISTRATION
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmMember MeetingFISPA Member Feedback - FISPA Transition of Resale ProgramsDaniel Friesen, FISPA Board President Clay Colvin, FISPA Board Member
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmBreak-out Room PresentationsSee Rooms, Companies and Topics Below
Nashville RoomNew Product Update / AnnouncementDonny Smith, FiberSmith
Franklin RoomQuality of Experience (QoE) Monitoring & Optimization for Fixed Wireless NetworksGerritt Nagelhout, CEO and QoE, Preseem
Brentwood RoomAdvantages of Adding Wireless into your Fiber NetworkGerry Ford, CEO, DoubleRadius
Bellevue RoomExploring Blockchain: How New Technology Can Change Your BusinessMike Francis, CEO, JMF Solutions
Davidson RoomDistributed Split GPON ArchitecturesMark Winick, Principle Field Application Engineer, WalkerFirst
Davidson RoomFiber Assurance: Advanced Link Monitoring and Improving network availability and reducing OPEX with proactive monitoringTom Coburn, Product Line Manager- Infrastructure Assurance Solutions, WalkerFirst
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmWelcome & Expo Reception

Thursday, February 21 – Full Day in Nashville

TIMETYPETOPIC TITLESPEAKER
7:30 am -9:00 amBREAKFAST
9:00 am - 9:30 amConference OpeningWelcomeDaniel Friesen, FISPA Board President Premium Representatives
9:30 am - 10:15 amKEYNOTEBe a Smarter Borrower – Understanding the Banking ProcessDoug Dawson, CCG Consulting
10:15 am - 10:30 amBREAK
10:30 am - 11:15 amSessionSecuring Financing
Rob Bresnhan, CPA, BKD
11:15 am-11:45 amSessionIntroduction to ARINJohn Curran, ARIN
11:45 am - 1:15 pmLUNCH
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmPanel DiscussionWireless Versus Fiber - An Open DiscussionModerator: Doug Dawson, CCG Consulting;
Panel Members: Gerry S. Ford, DoubleRadius, Inc.,
Daniel Friesen, IdeaTek
Brian Worthen, Mammoth Networks
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmSessionOne Touch Make Ready - The FCC's revamped pole attachment rules
Moderator: Daniel Friesen, IdeaTek
Panelists: Kris Twomey, Law Office of Kris Twomey
Karen Reidy, VP Regulatory, INCOMPAS
Sean Stokes, Partner, Baller Stokes & Lide, PC
2:45 pm - 3:00 pmBREAK
3:00 pm - 3:45 pmSessionKeys to Successful FTTH Deployment: How to Reduce Costs and Increase Your Build RateBarry Walton, Corning
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmSession - Track IArchitecting Your Network Efficiently While Reducing Operational Costs
Kevin Myers, IP Architects Managed Services
3:45 pm - 5:15 pmSession - Track IIAn Introduction to Fixed Wireless

Moderator: Jeff Kohler, Rise Broadband
Panelists: Erik Levitt, 1PCom
Chuck Hogg, All Points Broadband
Steve Coran, Lerman Senter
4:30 pm - 5:15 pmSessionPanel Discussion - Using Tools to Map Your NetworkWill Mitchell, VETRO FiberMap and Daniel Friesen, IdeaTek
5:15 pm - 5:45 pmSessionHow to Build a True Enterprise Network
Mike Francis, JMF Solutions
6:30 pm - 10:30 pmRECEPTION

Friday, February 22 – Half Day Agenda

TIMETYPETOPIC TITLESPEAKER
7:30 am - 9:00 amBREAKFAST
9:00 am - 10:45 amKEYNOTELessons Learned: Building a CompanyDavid Jones, Flexential
10:45 am -11:15 amSessionMarketing Tips for B2BPeter Radizeski, Rad-Info
11:15 am - 11:30 amBREAK
11:30 am - 12:00 pmSessionManaging Your Social Media Reputation; IPTV; End User SupportLayne Sisk, Server Plus
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmSessionFCC Update and Policy InitiativesChip Pickering, INCOMPAS
12:30 pm - 1:00 pmClosing RemarksWhat Does it Mean to Be Board MemberDan Bubb, FISPA Board, Nominating Committee Chair
1:00 pm - 1:05 pmClosing RemarksBetty Burke, FISPA Executive Director

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