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Loma Linda Workshop on FTTP Networks
April 6 - 7, 2006
Loma Linda, CA
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Loma Linda Workshop on FTTP Networks

Living at the Speed of Light
Part of the Towns & Technologies Series
April 6 - 7, 2006
Loma Linda, CA
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City of Loma Linda , Calf.
San Diego State University

Highlights of Presentations and Activities

Thursday Afternoon and Evening, April 6

  • Open House – See Model Homes, Facilities, Fiber Infrastructure Component
  • Hands On Interaction with Network Applications at Network Head End.

Friday, April 7

  • The Loma Linda Standard – James Hettrick, Director of Information Systems
  • Models and Types of Deployments in Today’s FTTP Communities
  • Applications Beyond the Triple Play That Will Require FTTP
  • Legal Challenges: Overcoming The Barriers to Fiber-To-The-Home
  • Significance of Right of Way Management
  • Financing Options for Fiber-To-The-Home
  • Reception for Community Representatives and Speakers

Speakers >> Complete Profiles
James Hettrick, Loma Linda, Calf. - First city in the nation to require FTTP in new home developments.
Michael Render, RVA - Latest research on the nation's 656 FTTH Communities.
Eric Frost - Co-Director, Center for Information Technology and Infrastructure, San Diego State University.
Robert Whitman - Global Broadband Manager, Corning , Incorporated, the company that invented fiber optics.
Rebecca Eickley - Principal, Banc of America Securities LLC. Ms. Eickley was the lead Investment Banker on the UTOPIA project, the largest fiber telecommunications municipal project built to date.
Bill Moroney - President and Chief Executive Officer, United Telecom Council (UTC), the United Power Line Council (UPLC), and United Power Line Council (UPLC).
Andrew Morris - Municipal Law Practice Group of Best Best & Krieger, LLP.
Gregory Powers - Municipal Law Practice of Best Best & Krieger, LLP.
Tom Henderson - Tom Henderson is Managing Director of ExtremeLabs, Inc., and has been testing and evaluating wireless/WiFi infrastructure for years. Tom is also the Vice Chairman of the United States Connected Communities Association .
Julie M. Van Fleet - Ms. Fleet is vice president of government affairs for FirstMile.US, whose mission includes educating the public on the immense power and promise of Big Broadband in the United States.
Steven S. Ross - Scientist, technologist, journalist, author of 19 books, broadband expert and Editor-in-Chief of Broadband Properties Magazine.
The Hon. Hilda Gay Legg - A champion of broadband during her term as Administrator of the Rural Utilities Service, this national leader has a unique understanding of broadband's vital role in economic growth and quality of life.
Ash Padwal - President of Allied Telesis Capital Corp., the technology-financing arm of Allied Telesis Holdings K.K. of Tokyo, Japan.

Rick Kitson - Public Communication Manager for the city of Cupertino and oversees city telecom agreements including MetroFi and Comcast.

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Broadband Properties has secured a block of rooms at the Hilton San Bernardino, just 3 miles from the Loma Linda Civic Center. A special rate of $99/night will be offered to our group. Please reference FTTP Workshop when making your reservations in order to take advantage of this special rate.

Hilton San Bernardino
285 E. Hospitality Lane
San Bernardino , CA 92408
P: 909-889-0133
F: 909-381-2713
Ref: FTTP Workshop

Air Travel

There are two airports close by. Ontario International is the one being recommended. It is approximately 27 miles due West of Loma Linda.

There is also Palm Springs  and LAX which are quite a bit further away (maybe 60 or 70 miles or so). Below are driving instructions to the Civic Center.

Driving Directions to Loma Linda
From: Ontario International Airport

Take the I-10 Freeway East. Exit Mountain View Ave. and turn Right (South). Turn Right (West) on Barton Rd , then Left (South) on Loma Linda Drive . Enter the Civic Center parking lot via the second driveway on your right (just past the Fire Station). Park anywhere in the large Parking Lot.

Palm Springs International Airport

Take S. Gene Autry TRL/CA – 111 N. Continue to follow S Gene Autry TRL. Merge onto the I-10 Freeway West, using the ramp on the Left. Exit the freeway at Mountain View/Bryn Mawr and turn Left (South). Turn Right (West) on Barton Rd , then Left (South) on Loma Linda Drive . Enter the Civic Center parking lot via the second driveway on your Right (just past the Fire Station). Park anywhere in the large Parking Lot.

Los Angeles International Airport

Take the 405 Freeway south to the 91 Freeway East/North towards Riverside . The 91 turns into the 215 north. Take the 10 Freeway East and exit Mountain View / Bryn Mawr. Turn Right (South) at the end of the off ramp. Turn Right (West) at Barton Rd. Turn Left (South) on Loma Linda Drive . Enter the Civic Center parking lot via the second driveway on your Right (just past the Fire Station). Park anywhere in the large Parking Lot

Workshop Facility Information
The name of the facility for the reception is the Civic Center . The room for the workshop is across the parking lot and it is the Senior Center . Each has it's own physical address

The Civic Center
25541 Barton Rd.

The Senior Center
25571 Barton Rd.

  For additional questions, please call 877-588-1649, or email nancym@broadbandproperties.com
Sponsors include:

Allied Telesyn

Alpha Technologies

Anixter, Inc.

Business Partner Solutions,Inc.

Corning Inc.

LignUp Corporation


Netpia International Corporation

Ortronics Inc.

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