TIA FOLS to present on 'Advanced Fiber 101' at BICSI Winter Conference

Topics covered in this seminar will include optical fiber technology trends, optical fiber comparisons and standards updates.

Members of the TIA's Fiber Optics LAN Section (TIA FOLS) will present a pre-conference seminar, Fiber 101, on Monday, January 20th from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Attendees will earn 3 BICSI Continuing Education Credits.

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Topics covered in this seminar will include optical fiber technology trends, optical fiber comparisons and standards updates, including commercial cabling and developing cabling standards. Also on the docket: optical connector technologies, effective cleaning processes, optical testing procedures and polarity maintenance for current and future applications. The goal is to provide attendees with guideposts to successfully prepare and present optical infrastructure solutions supporting current needs and future demands.

Speaking on behalf of the FOLS will be:

-- Rodney Casteel, RCDD, NTS, OSP, CommScope,
-- Alfred Flores, RCDD, Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company
-- John Kamino, RCDD, OFS
-- Adrian Young - Fluke Networks
-- Tyler VanderPloeg, RCDD, JDSU

FOLS members are leading fiber cable, component and electronics companies including, 3M, AFL/Noyes, Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, CommScope, Corning, Fluke Networks, General Cable, Leviton, OFS, The Prysmian Group, Panduit, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave, Superior Essex and TE Connectivity. Visit the FOLS at www.fols.org.

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