At Whittlebury Hall, Towcester, Northants NN12 8QH

Programme
Thursday 16th June:
1:00 – 2:00 Registration & Refreshments
2:00 – 2:15 FIA Chairman – John Marson
Welcome & FIA Background, History & News
2:15 – 2:30 Bar Sponsor & Exhibitor introduction – Mills Ltd.
2:30 – 3:00 Colin Brown – Infrastructure Services Group Ltd – Exploits of fibre networks in Africa
3:00 – 3:30 Nigel Abraham – Nokia – PON’S (Passive Optical Networks)
3:30 – 3:55 Table-top Exhibitors –  5 x 5 minute introductions from
EXFO, Fluke UK, Fujikura Europe, Hellermanntyton Data and Sumitomo Electric Europe
3:55– 4:20 Refreshment break
4:20 – 4:50 Adrian Wooster – DKT Comega – Copper Switch Off Opportunities and Challenges for the Fibre Industry
4:50 – 5:20 Rob Leenderts – INCA – INCA – Asset Re-Use and the move to Wholesale
5:20 – 5:45 Q & A Session for all
End of Day 1 Presentations
6:30 – 7:30 Drinks reception – Sponsors: Mills Ltd.
7:30 Seminar Dinner – After Dinner Speaker: David Mill – What is Comms?

Friday 17th June:
09:30 – 10:00 Chris Atkin – Total Comms Training – C&G 3668 – Latest news & ECS card implications
10:00 – 10:30 Daniel Gerwig – AP Sensing – Fiber optic sensing applications
10:30 – 11:00 Mike Harrop – Virgin Media – Fibre characterisation and its importance in modern networks
11:00 – 11:20 Refreshment Break
11:20 – 12:05 FIA – Jonathan Lewis, John Colton & Steven Brown – Developments & Hot Topics in Fibre Optics
12:05 – 12:15 FIA Chairman John Marson – FIA thanks & reminders