The Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), the non-profit organization tasked with advocating for the global adoption of passive optical local area networks (POL) technology, will be promoting three activities at BICSI Winter 2020 Conference & Exhibition in Tampa, Florida on February 9th through 13th.
- Pre-conference 2-day Passive Optical LAN training
- Exhibit Hall booth presences (#123)
- Annual Members’ Meeting
APOLAN pre-conference 2-day Passive Optical LAN training
The pre-conference 2-day Passive Optical LAN training titled “Fundamentals of Passive Optical LAN” will take place Sunday February 9th and Monday February 10th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. This two-day seminar will provide an overview of the value, architecture, design and powering considerations for a passive optical LAN technology. Specific focus will be given to system components, benefits, design methodologies, power survivability using AC and DC methods, planning and commissioning of electronics, infrastructure testing and closeout package deliverables. APOLAN subject matter experts leading the training sessions will be:
- Matt Miller – AECOM – Baltimore, Maryland, USA
- Chad Hines – ITConnect Inc. – Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
- Thomas Ruvarac – Association for Passive Optical LAN – New York, New York, USA
APOLAN Exhibit Hall Booth #123
Association for Passive Optical LAN’s mission is advocating for the education and global adoption of passive optical networks in the local area network (LAN) industry. APOLAN comprises members involved in providing infrastructure, electronics, integration, distribution, and consulting services, as well as other organizations supporting the growth of the Passive Optical LAN industry. Please visit with us at the APOLAN exhibit hall booth #123 to learn more about this fast-growing worldwide technology.
APOLAN Annual Members’ Meeting and APOLAN Awards Ceremony
APOLAN will hold its annual member meeting in conjunction with the BICSI Winter Conference. The event, open to all member companies, will take place from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January 11th at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center (513 South Florida Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33602) Gandy II Meeting Room (take skybridge from Tampa Convention Center to Embassy Suites meeting room is on 2nd floor of hotel). The 2019 APOLAN Award winners will be announced at a ceremony, honoring member companies that have embraced the Association’s mission to educate and advocate the global adoption of passive optical LANs. For a list of past winners, please visit our APOLAN Member Award Winners page to see former year award winners.