FIA Summer Seminar & Members Networking Event 2017
An outstanding event
Following the success of previous years events and in response to many requests for a repeat event this year, the FIA is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Seminar, which, once again, combines a full schedule of seminars spread across two days and a mini-exhibition with the opportunity to network during the evening with a drinks reception followed by a 3-course dinner with after-dinner speaker in a private room.
Free (useful) gift
We are endebted to DYMO for agreeing to provide 60 of their XTL300 Printing systems to delegates during the event – make sure you don’t miss out on this one-time offer!
Offering outstanding value
The event is open to FIA members and non-members alike and represents fantastic value.
The cost for this event £137.50 + VAT.
This covers both the seminar and the dinner. (the fee for the seminar only is £100 +VAT).
The event provides an excellent opportunity for you to update your knowledge, mingle with fellow FIA members, FIA Directors and enjoy the Northants countryside – all in one go. To make a reservation, download and complete the application form and send it to the FIA Secretariat.
Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury NN12 8QH, +44(0)1327 857857
Whittlebury Hall Conference & Training Centre, Hotel & Spa
Northamptonshire, NN12 8QH
5th June 2017
1:00 pm – Registration and Refreshments
1:45 pm – Introduction
2.00 pm – FIA Chairman’s Address – Mr Paul Bateson
2.15 pm – Standards Update – John Colton, FIA Technical Director
3.30 pm – Fibre Optics under the sea – Peter Jamieson, Virgin Media
4.15 pm – “Fibre Addiction” – Andrew Whale, Chief Engineer, BT Openreach
5.00 pm – Optical Networking in the wider world – Richard Ednay, Optical Technology Training Ltd
5.45 pm – Sponsors presentations
6.45 pm – Drinks reception
7.30 pm – 3-course dinner – “Don’t shoot the Ref – A view from the Man in Black” – Andy Hogg (Former Premier League and FIFA Assistant Referee).
6th June 2017
9.15 am – TBA – Malcolm Corbett, INCA (Independent Networks Cooperative Association)
10.00 am – Latest trends – multi-core Optical Fibre – Ole Suhr, OFS FITEL
11.15 am – Fibre in Data Centres. What’s Next? – Srinivasan Badrinarayanan, Hubbell Premise Wiring
12.00 pm – Trenchless Technology Applications for Fibre Optic Installations – Matthew Izzard, TRACTO-TECHNIK UK LTD
12.45 pm – The FIA Website – Now Fully Functioning – Alan Bullen, FIA Marketing Director
1:00 pm – Lasers in the FTTX Environment, Geoff Crossley, CrossConnect Training Ltd.
1.30 pm – Close