UPCOMING EVENTS

The Piedmont SCTE now enters our 26th year! Stay tuned for updates as we look to complete another successful year!

Attend our next Technical Session on October 23 – a joint session with the Crystal Coast Chapter!

SCTE Members – Register by clicking here (national SCTE registration site)

Non-Members – Register by clicking here (email to register@piedmontscte.org)

October 2014 Session

Questions? Email us by clicking here (email to info@piedmontscte.org)


2014 Schedule

Date Topics / Event Location
21-Jan-2014 Annual Meeting, Troubleshooting Techniques, and Home Certification Time Warner Cable – 3140 W. Arrowood Rd, Charlotte, NC 28273 (Map)
3-April-2014 Empowering WiFi Technology in Hospitality and Business Networks Compas
305 E. Union Street, Morganton, NC (Map)
09-April-2014 – 10-April-2014 Piedmont Chapter hosts
SCTE Chapter Leadership Conference
Charlotte, NC
(Sponsor our Closing Reception)
07-May-2014 9th Annual Piedmont SCTE Golf Outing
Golf Registration Form
Emerald Lake Golf Club
9750 Tournament Drive
Matthews, NC 28104 (Map)
08-May-2014 Broadband Technical Exhibition, Vendor Day, and Cable-Tec Games
Vendor Registration Form
Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park
5700 Westpark Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217 (Map)
08-May-2014 Luncheon – Meet the Region 10 Representative Candidates and Watch All-Star Cable Jeopardy Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park
5700 Westpark Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217 (Map)
31-July-2014 CCAP: Are You Ready? (in conjunction with the Delaware Valley Appalachian and New England Chapters) and DOCSIS 3.1 Overview Comfort Suites RTP
5219 Page Road
Durham, NC 27703 (Map)
22-Sep-2014 – 25-Sep-2014 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo Denver, CO
23-Oct-2014 Safety Training Suddenlink Communications
2120 W. Arlington Blvd
Greenville, NC 27834 (map)
19-Nov-2014 DOCSIS PNM: Proactive Network Maintenance Charlotte, NC (specific location TBA)

Let us know of any topics you’d like to see added.

info@piedmontscte.org


Presentations from Chapter Sessions
July 2014 – CCAP: Are You Ready? & DOCSIS 3.1 Overview
John Downey, Cisco – DOCSIS 3.1 Overview
Gerry White, Cisco – CCAP: Converged Cable Access Platform
Kevin Taylor, Comcast – CCAP Encryption – Integrating CCAP Into the Video Control Plane

January 2014 – Troubleshooting Techniques and Home Certification
Tony Holmes, VeEX – Home Cert & Troubleshooting Techniques

November 2013 – All About PON (Passive Optical Networks)
EPON – Growing Your Business
Understanding PON Technologies – Arkin Aydin, Alcatel-Lucent
DTI – Capacity Engineering – Bob VanSickle, Deployment Technologies Inc.

July 2012 New Technologies Appearing in the Commercial Fiber Access Network
Jorge Figueroa – Introduction to EPON
Jorge Figueroa – DPoE on the MSO Network

January 2012 DOCSIS 3.0 Planning and Troubleshooting Session
Brady Volpe – DOCSIS 3.0 Troubleshooting
John Downey – Planning for DOCSIS 3.0

September 2011 Green Technologies Session
Mark Dzuban and Daniel Howard – SCTE Update and Presentation
Dan Cooper – SEMI and SMS 001, 002, and Future
Craig Young – Renewable Resources in DC Power
Mark Alrutz – Commscope Fuel Cell Technologies
Commscope – 5KW Fuel Cell Datasheet

November 2011 DOCSIS 3.0 Planning and Troubleshooting Session
Brady Volpe – DOCSIS 3.0 Troubleshooting
John Downey – Planning for DOCSIS 3.0 – Upstream Considerations
John Downey – Planning for DOCSIS 3.0 – Downstream Considerations

Previous Year(s) Meeting Information Archive
2013 Schedule

Date Topics / Event Location
16-Jan-2013 SCTE Certifications & Cable Basics Oak Ridge United Methodist Church – 2424 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge, NC 27310 (Map)
20-March-2013 Out of Spec Modems Compas – 305 E Union St, Morganton, NC 28655 (Map)
01-May-2013 8th Annual Piedmont SCTE Golf Outing (Golf Registration Form) Tega Cay Golf Club – 15038 Molokai Drive, Tega Cay, SC 29708 (Map)
01-May-2013 2nd Annual Piedmont SCTE Board of Directors Managers Reception Hilton Charlotte Executive Park – 5624 Westpark Dr, Charlotte NC 28217 (Map)
02-May-2013 Broadband Technical Exhibition, Vendor Day, and Cable-Tec Games See the Agenda & Training Opportunities Hilton Charlotte Executive Park – 5624 Westpark Dr, Charlotte NC 28217 (Map)
02-May-2013 Keynote Luncheon and Panel Session Hilton Charlotte Executive Park – 5624 Westpark Dr, Charlotte NC 28217 (Map)
17-July-2013 All About the Plant! Comfort Suites RTP – 5219 Page Road, Durham, NC 27703 (Map)
17-Sep-2013 CATV Standby Power Supplies Time Warner Cable – 2321 Scientific Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405 (Map)
20-Nov-2013 All About PON (Passive Optical Networks) Hampton Inn – Dunn, NC (Map)

2012 Schedule

Date Topics / Event Location
18-Jan-2012 DOCSIS 3 Technical Session Time Warner Cable Regional Operations Center – Morrisville, NC (Map)
21-March-2012 Next Generation Home Entertainment Experience Guilford Convention Center – 3114 Cedar Park Rd (I-40 Business exit 85-Lee St), Greensboro, NC (Map)
02-May-2012 7th Annual Piedmont SCTE Golf Outing (Registration Form) Highland Creek Golf Club – Charlotte, NC (Map)
02-May-2012 Piedmont SCTE Board of Directors Managers’ Reception Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel – 3315 Scott Futtrell Drive, Charlotte NC (Map)
03-May-2012 Technical Exhibition, Vendor Day, and Cable-Tec Games (Agenda) Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel – 3315 Scott Futtrell Drive, Charlotte NC (Map)
03-May-2012 Technical Exhibition Luncheon with Special Guest Speaker Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel – 3315 Scott Futtrell Drive, Charlotte NC (Map)
22-May-2012 Technician’s Guide to the Broadband Distribution Network presented by CommScope Compas Cable – 305 East Union St, Suite A-100 Morganton, NC 28655 (Map)
18-July-2012 New Technologies Appearing in the Commercial Fiber Access Network TE Connectivity – 8000 Purfoy Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 (Map)
19-Sep-2012 Advanced Edge Network Time Warner Cable – 7800 Crescent Executive Drive, Charlotte NC 28217 (Map)
14-Nov-2012 Advanced Field Engineering Technical Session Comporium Tech Park Facility – 471 Lakeshore Parkway, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (Map)

2011 Schedule

Date Topics / Event Location
16-March-11 Commscope Drop Installation Course COMPAS – Morganton
04-May-11 Annual Golf Outing Highland Creek Golf Club – Charlotte, NC (Map)
05-May-11 Broadband Technical Exhibition, Vendor Day
& Cable-Tec Games
Cabarrus Arena – Concord, NC (Map)
20-July-11 MPEG Basics & Troubleshooting / MDU Solutions & Encryption Hampton Inn Greensboro-Airport – Greensboro, NC (Map)
21-Sep-11 Green Technologies Hilton Raleigh-Durham at RTP, Durham NC (Map)
02-Nov-2011 DOCSIS 3 Technical Session Comporium Comporium Tech Park Facility
471 Lakeshore Pkwy
Rock Hill, SC 29730 (Map)