SCHEDULE

   

Sunday, October 13th

Time

Location

Education Forum Early Registration 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Inn at DePauw

Monday, October 14th

   
Education Forum Registration 7:30 am - 8:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Motorola Site Installation Practices (R56) by Ron Tatom, Motorola Solutions 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Customer Service Specialist by Fred Weiss, CET 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
* Daily breaks during training will be taken at each instructor's discretion, refreshments provided. Lunch is provided with registration fee and will be served 12:00-1:00 each day.

Tuesday, October 15th

   
Education Forum Registration 7:30 am - 8:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Motorola Site Installation Practices (R56) by Ron Tatom, Motorola Solutions 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Associate Certified Electronics Technician (CETa) by Fred Weiss, CET 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Distributed Antenna Systems by Dover Telecommunication Services 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Fiber 1-2-3 by The Light Brigade 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
General Communications Technician Level 1 (GCT-LVL 1) by Ira Wiesenfeld & Associates 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
* Daily breaks during training will be taken at each instructor's discretion, refreshments provided. Lunch is provided with registration fee and will be served 12:00-1:00 each day.

Wednesday, October 16th

   
Education Forum Registration 7:30 am - 8:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Motorola Site Installation Practices (R56) by Ron Tatom, Motorola Solutions 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Associate Certified Electronics Technician (CETa) by Fred Weiss, CET 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Certified Service Manager (CSM) 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Distributed Antenna Systems by Dover Telecommunication Services 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Fiber 1-2-3 by The Light Brigade 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
General Communications Technician Level 1 (GCT-LVL 1) by Ira Wiesenfeld & Associates 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Education Forum Registration 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm The Inn at DePauw
Annual Membership Meeting 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm The Inn at DePauw
Networking Reception 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm The Inn at DePauw
* Daily breaks during training will be taken at each instructor's discretion, refreshments provided. Lunch is provided with registration fee and will be served 12:00-1:00 each day.

Thursday, October 17th

   
Education Forum Registration 7:30 am - 8:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Motorola Site Installation Practices (R56) by Ron Tatom, Motorola Solutions 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Exhibits Open 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Fiber 1-2-3 by The Light Brigade 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Fiber Optics Recertification by The Light Brigade 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Welcome Address by Teresa Maher, CSS, ETA President 8:30 am - 8:45 am Area 30 Career Center
Keynote Address - Career Pathways for STEM Technicians by Dan Hull, P.E., OP-TEC 8:45 am - 9:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Break 9:30 am - 9:45 am Area 30 Career Center
Starting Point - A Business Blueprint by Ken Eitel 9:45 am - 10:45 am Area 30 Career Center
The Importance of Labeling by Al Feaster, Newell Rubber Maid 9:45 am - 10:45 am Area 30 Career Center
Break 10:45 am - 11:00 am Area 30 Career Center
Geothermal: The Not-So-New Alternative Energy by Dave Dahline, Amatrol 11:00 am - 11:45 am Area 30 Career Center
Fiber Optic Sensing – Unlimited Growth in Opportunities by Greyson Knapp, Apex Optics 11:00 am - 11:45 am Area 30 Career Center
Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Area 30 Career Center

Introduction to Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS): Hybrid Fiber Coax and Beyond by Allen Dixon, Corning Mobile Access

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Area 30 Career Center
CertTEC Basic Electricity and Electronics Performance-Based Certification by David Fricton and David Bates 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Area 30 Career Center
Break 2:15 am - 2:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Advanced Troubleshooting with Oscilloscopes by Agilent Technologies 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Area 30 Career Center
Tower Top Antenna Amplifiers by Bird Technologies 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Area 30 Career Center
Annual Awards Banquet 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm The Inn at DePauw
Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament Immediately following Awards Banquet The Inn at DePauw

Friday, October 18th

   
Education Forum Registration 7:30 am - 8:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Exhibits Open 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Fiber 1-2-3 by The Light Brigade 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Fiber Optics Recertification by The Light Brigade 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Advanced Troubleshooting with Oscilloscopes by Agilent Technologies 8:30 am - 10:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Tower Top Antenna Amplifiers by Bird Technologies 8:30 am - 10:30 am Area 30 Career Center
Break 10:30 am - 10:45 am Area 30 Career Center
Elevating Your Fiber Optics Education Program by Dede Starnes, Corning Cable Systems' Fiber IQ Program 10:45 am - 11:45 am Area 30 Career Center
Gigabit Ethernet by Tommy Bonner, PhD, FOT 10:45 am - 11:45 am Area 30 Career Center
Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Wiring Digital Communications and Coding Techniques by Dr. Clyde Lettsome, C.A. Lettsome Services 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Emergency Communications Functions by John MacLean, CET 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
Developments in Renewable Energy over the last 12 Months by Jay Warmke 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Area 30 Career Center
SME/Committee meetings 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Area 30 Career Center

Casual music songfest - bring your instrument, favorite songs with chords, and be prepared to sing!

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm ETA President Teresa Maher's house