We work better when we work together

April 10 13, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

The Alden Conference unites utility professionals in electric power, communications, broadband, engineering, and construction.

April 10 – 13, 2022    Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa    Birmingham, AL

The value of this event comes from the interaction of the entire community. Join us in Birmingham next April—we cannot wait to see everyone!

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The event facilitates communication and collaboration among industry professionals.


Engage in industry dialogue via speaker sessions and panels.


Learn about the nation’s leading platform, Alden One.


Influence the future direction of the Alden One platform and our field services.


Connect with industry partners, professional peers, asset owners, attaching companies, engineers, and contractors.


Check Out Our Speakers From 2020's Event

Eric Langley
Eric B. Langley

Langley & Bromberg

Eric Langley

Eric is a co-founder and the managing member of the firm. More than 75% of Eric’s practice is devoted to representing electric utilities in pole attachment, joint use and other telecom matters. This practice area spans multiple disciplines, ranging from day-to-day consultation with clients to major matter representation in contract negotiations, state and federal rulemaking proceedings, and litigated disputes in state court, federal court, state utility commissions, and the Federal Communications Commission.

Eric spent nearly 18 years at a large law firm before forming Langley & Bromberg LLC in 2016. He is a frequent speaker at joint use conferences and trade meetings across the country. His core litigation practice focuses on joint use, pole attachments, energy and spent nuclear fuel litigation, but he also has tried casualty, intellectual property, consumer credit and zoning cases. Eric is married and has three children. He enjoys running, following his children to soccer and basketball games, and the beach.

Liza Quinn
Liza Quinn


Liza Quinn

In her role as General Manager of SQF, Liza is responsible for the development and management of Tilson’s asset-owning affiliate. Her responsibilities include developing solutions for customers, overseeing operations, ensuring regulatory compliance, and managing financial health.

Liza has worked for Tilson for 5 years and has over 10 years of telecom experience in a variety of roles including marketing, finance, project management, community engagement and business development. She served on her local planning board and has taught economics at the college level.

Shanell A. Pharr-Williams
Shanell A. Pharr-Williams

Shanell A. Pharr-Williams

Shanell served as a subject matter expert in Joint Use between Utility and Telecommunication companies in Missouri and Illinois.

Currently, she is a Business Development Executive at Ameren MO. Shanell is responsible for creating and sustaining Ameren revenue by engaging the highest level of personnel at large Commercial and Industrial customer accounts to communicate Ameren's competitive business advantages. She also facilitates the negotiation of Ameren energy and service agreements, implement proactive community and business development strategies in partnerships with local/regional/state development partners, and support service and investment/job creation and public policy implementation. Shanell has worked for Ameren for more than 25 years, receiving awards and recognition for leadership and supplier diversity. She has served on numerous local government planning boards.

Shanell regularly speaks on leadership nationally. She holds a Master of Science in Business Management, and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Business Administration with a concentration in Leadership. She will soon be inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success, receive the National Leadership certification while becoming a member of Sigma Alpha Pi.

Michael Liberati
Michael Liberati


Michael Liberati

BLK3D Manager, US & Canada
Joined Leica Geosystems in 2007 Focus in global sales & channel development
Part of the Measuring Tools Division (DISTO, LINO, 3D Disto)
Joined the BLK3D Team in January 2019
Currently based in Newport, Rhode Island

2022 Agenda To Be announced

View the 2020 Agenda

Welcome & Opening Remarks

John Sciarabba, Alden

Leadership in the Workplace

Shanell Pharr-Williams

Modern Data Collection

Michael Liberati, Leica Geosystems
John McConnell, Alden

Three Perspectives Your Company Needs to Succeed

John Sciarabba, Alden

How Data Helps Legal and Regulatory

Eric Langley, Langley & Bromberg

Communicating the Importance of Joint Use with Other Stakeholders

Jodi Corrow

Alden One® Showcase

5G Implementation from the Perspective of Engineering Firm, Contractor and Asset Owner

Liza Quinn, Tilson

Feature Buying!

Closing Remarks

John Sciarabba, Alden


The 2022 Alden Conference will be held in Birmingham, Alabama on Sunday, April 10 Wednesday, April 13, 2022.
View the venue - Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

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