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SCTE 2022 Spring Lecture

Following consultation with our stakeholders the SCTE Spring Lecture 2022 was held as a virtual-only event. 

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Said Costas Kyriacou, Chair of the Lecture Committee leading the SCTE programme; “The SCTE has an exciting lineup of speakers . I am committed to continue bringing the latest education and information to our members and the wider community via these lectures, and we look forward to seeing as many of our members online as possible.”

Watch the lectures online:

We split the day up into bitesize pieces with registration links for each lecture. 

Overcoming Deployment Challenges for UK Altnets 
Mike Knott. Market Development Manager, FTTH, CORNING

Automated Upstream Bandwidth Maximisation with Profile Management Application During COVID and Beyond
Tony Costa, EVP and CTO, OpenVault

The Changing Face of Video Consumption. Phillip Neighbour COO, and Neil Thacker, Digital Marketing and Sales,   PLAYBOX TECHNOLOGY

Broadband Cable connectorisation the next evolution has arrived. Keith Mothersdale, Technology Director, EMEA/APAC AMPHENOL

From Continuous Integration to Continuous Deployment – Using SystemLink to Close the Gap, Mathis Baumert, Senior Field Applications Engineer, National Instruments 

The SCTE Spring Lecture featured presentations by well-renowned experts in the broadband community, on a variety of important topics, including:

  • “From Continuous Integration to Continuous Deployment — Using SystemLink to Close the Gap” by Mathis Baumert, Senior Field Applications Engineer at National Instruments
  • “The Changing Face of Video Consumption” by Philip Neighbour, COO, and Neil Thacker, digital marketing and sales, at Playbox Technology
  • “Overcoming Deployment Challenges for UK Altnets” by Mike Knott, market development manager, FTTH, at Corning
  • “Local Network High Speed Internet Over Fibre” by Keith Mothersdale, technology director EMEA/APAC at Amphenol
  • “Automated Upstream Bandwidth Maximisation with Profile Management Application During COVID and Beyond” by Tony Costa, EVP and CTO at Openvault

The Spring Lecture forms part of a series of events provided by the SCTE and will be followed by the Summer Lecture and Autumn Lecture, in July and October, respectively. Designed to raise and maintain standards across the cable, fibre and telecoms sectors, the SCTE has been providing accreditation, training courses, publications, networking opportunities, and a close-knit community of engineers and technicians since 1945. At the Spring Lecture, there will be two sessions in the morning and three in the afternoon.

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The Spring Lecture is free of charge to attend for SCTE members, and costs £50+ VAT for non-members.



About SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals)

Founded in 1945, the SCTE is a Learned Society and non-profitmaking organisation whose aim is to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the telecommunications industry. The Society concerns itself with the training and career advancement of technical professionals in the field, as well as providing lecture and networking events, webinars, podcasts and publications throughout the calendar year for its members and partners. As a Learned Society, the SCTE provides accreditation and certification for its members, giving them professional standing within the industry.

About Corning Optical Communications

Corning Optical Communications is part of Corning Incorporated, a leading innovator in materials science. Our invention of the first low-loss optical fibre, over 50 years ago, ignited the critical spark that began a communications revolution across the world. Now, our optical connectivity solutions are delivering high-quality broadband capabilities across the enterprise, carrier, and wireless markets, as well as the expanding frontier of consumer electronic devices. With demand for bandwidth skyrocketing as network usage proliferates and new technologies develop, Corning is responding with innovations for fibre to the premise (FTTP), wireless technology, in-building networks and data centres. 

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