Conferences

BICSI Canadian Conference, May 2-5th at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

The FOTC will present a pre-conference seminar on Monday, May 2nd from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Design, Build and Test MPO-based Fiber Links for Higher Data Rate Applications

Speakers:
Rodney Casteel, RCDD, DCDC, NTS, OSP - CommScope - Claremont, North Carolina, USA
Lylette Macdonald, RCDD - Legrand - New London, Connecticut, USA
Dr. Paul Neveux Jr., Ph.D. - Superior Essex - Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Robert Reid - Panduit Corporation - Tinley Park, Illinois, USA
Adrian Young - Fluke Networks - Everett, Washington, USA

3 CECs

This seminar will cover best practices for building and commissioning high speed fiber based links in the data center, highlighting the differences between traditional methods and new array connector methods (MPO/MTP). Effective planning and specification (polarity, gender, loss budget, etc.) of parallel optics cabling for complex Data Center channels and a detailed discussion of polarity and gender issues that arise in link testing will be discussed.