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We work better when we work together.

  • April 8-11, 2018  /  Saddlebrook Resort  /  Tampa, Florida
 

Join us in creating a dialogue for industry advancement. 
Receive training from experts.
Contribute your ideas to help shape the evolution of our products.

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#AldenConference2018

Why Attend?

Alden's 2018 Conference will unite industry professionals to discuss trending topics, offer client engagement with product development teams, and provide peer networking opportunities.

Customize your own conference agenda. Alden Conference 2018 offers a flexible format with wide-ranging topic discussions to choose from.

Influence, innovate, and set product direction for the software or services used by your company.

Discover unique successes from customer testimonials. Network with Alden’s current users.

Relax! Saddlebrook Resort offers an array of amenities from golf, a spa, an outdoor sports center, and a leisurely atmosphere.

Learn business, software, and service solutions directly from Alden experts in a variety of focus groups.

Connect with your own team during customer-specific sessions, where your company will be privately trained on topics that you request.

Engage in trending industry topics through speaker sessions, panels, and roundtables. Topics will include: supply chains, the NESC, conduit inventory research, tackling pole violations, one touch make-ready, joint use basics, and broadband deployment—just to name a few!

Speakers

Speaker information coming soon!

 We can't wait to share speaker details with you. Stay tuned.
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Agenda

Sunday, April 8

6:00pm
Welcome Reception Dinner
Tropics Restaurant and Terrace

Monday, April 9

8:00am
Welcome Breakfast
Pegasus South Patio
9:15am
Keynote Address
10:15am
Conduit Audits & Management: How to be Successful
11:15am
What's Holding Up Broadband Deployment?
12:00pm
Luncheon
Pegasus South Patio
1:15pm
Roundtable Sessions 1
2:45pm
Roundtable Sessions 2

Roundtable Sessions will include:

State & Federal Regulatory Roundtables

Sessions for regulators will include facilitating access to poles, conduit, and towers, improving safety, and enhancing reliability.

Industry Discussions & Networking

Let’s create a dialogue for industry advancement together. We will discuss NESC compliance and correction, supply chain's current challenges, cybersecurity, and more.

4:00pm
Day 1 Closing Address
6:00pm
Dinner
Lagoon Pavilion

Tuesday, April 10

8:00am
Buffet Breakfast
Pegasus South Patio
9:15am
Centralized Asset Management: Inside and Outside of Your Company
10:15am
Leveraging ISP & OSP Field Forces for Asset Management
11:15am
Alden Product Roadmaps
12:00pm
Buffet Luncheon
Pegasus South Patio
1:15pm
Breakout Sessions 1
2:30pm
Breakout Sessions 2

Breakout Sessions will offer:

Software Training & Product Evolution

Take the opportunity to receive training from Alden's software experts. Be the first to hear about the evolution of Alden's products, while contributing your unique ideas.

Alden Services Breakout Meetings

Learn what other Alden customers find valuable and hear from experts on how to get the most out of our various service offerings

Customer-Specific Sessions

Bring your team from across the company, or across the country. Schedule a company-specific session now and receive a program designed for you. We are excited to provide training, discuss optimizing your current initiatives, or develop strategies for your upcoming projects.

3:45pm
Meet the Alden Team
4:15pm
Closing Conference Address
6:00pm
Dinner
Poolside
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Location

Saddlebrook Resort Tampa

Saddlebrook Resort Tampa

5700 Saddlebrook Way
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33543
www.saddlebrook.com

Accomodations

Saddlebrook Resort Tampa is tucked between cypress trees and surrounded by natural lagoons.
The resort offers an array of amenities including a European-style spa, 2 Arnold Palmer golf courses, 2 pools, and a unique sports village. 

Telephone reservations:
Mention Alden Conference 2018 to receive the discounted conference rate.
Online reservations: Click here to book online for the conference discounted rate.

Guest rooms: $209  •  Guest rooms (4+): $229
Two bedroom suites are available: $379

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REGISTRATION

Early Bird Rate (until 02/01/2018): $699 Regular Conference Rate: $799

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM
 

Payment Options

Pay by Check

Mail the completed registration form with a check payable to Alden Systems to:

Mary Ashley Canevaro
10 Inverness Center Parkway, Ste 500
Birmingham, AL 35242

Pay by Credit Card

Email the completed registration form to: 
maryashley.canevaro@aldensys.com


We will email you an invoice for payment.

Refunds & Cancellation Policy

Alden will offer refunds on registration fees until December 31, 2017, minus a $50 cancellation fee. After December 31, 2017, participants will be responsible for the full registration fee and no refunds will be offered. However, we will accept attendee substitutions from within your company until the date of conference. Requests for refunds must be received in writing to Mary Ashley Canevaro at 10 Inverness Center Parkway, Ste 500, Birmingham, AL 35242.