Due to scheduling conflicts, the Driver Safety classes that were originally scheduled for the week of April 3rd have been cancelled. We are hoping to reschedule the class later in the year.
The Iowa Heartland Chapter of the SCTE is seeking candidates to serve on the Chapter Board of Directors beginning January 1, 2017.
There are SIX (6) openings on the Board, each for a two-year term ending 12/31/18.
This is a great opportunity to participate in the leadership of the Iowa Heartland Chapter and network with other telecommunications professionals!
Nominations will be accepted until October 20, 2016 at 5pm. If more nominations are received than there are openings (6), an election will be held. If the election is held, an electronic ballot (via Survey Monkey) will be emailed and voting will remain open until 5pm on November 10, 2016.
If you, or someone you know, would be interested in serving, please email Curtis Dean, Chapter secretary, ASAP so your/their name can be placed on the ballot.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Show your skills at the 2016 Iowa Heartland SCTE Cable-Tec Games on March 16th!
The SCTE Cable-Tec games gives SCTE members and non-members an opportunity to demonstrate their field technical skills (and learn new ones!) in a fun environment. And best of all, registering for the Cable-Tec Games is FREE!
2016 Cable-Tec Games Schedule
8:00AM - 9:00AM Registration - Continental Breakfast
9:00AM - 9:10AM Iowa Heartland Chapter Update.
9:10AM - 9:30AM “Playing the games”. You will get an understanding of how to play the games
9:30AM - Noon The Competition Begins!
11:30 to 1:00PM Lunch
1:00PM to 3:30PM The Competition Continues.
3:30PM to 4:00PM Awards (Time may vary depending on length of competition)
The Cable-Tec Games are both an individual and team competition. If you have a team, please email the name of your team and members names to email@example.com. If you do not have a team, you are still encouraged to participate! Individuals will be assigned to teams during registration.
All participants, whether coming as a team or an individual, should register at the link below. Again, there is NO CHARGE to participate in the Games!
For more information on the Cable-Tec Games, including a participant handbook,CLICK HERE
The Iowa Heartland Chapter Board of Directors will conduct their annual planning meeting on February 2, 2016 in Coralville.
The primary purpose of the meeting is to establish the meeting and training schedule for 2016. This is YOUR chapter, and we'd love to hear YOUR ideas about what training topics you'd like to see during the next year. If you have ideas, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tentative dates have been set for two events. Subject to change, the Cable-Tec Games will be held on March 16, 2016 at Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services in Marion. The tentative date for the 2016 Vendor Day and Golf Outing is August 10, 2016, also at Kirkwood in Marion. An email will be sent to our list as soon as all of these dates and other trainings are confirmed.
The next training session hosted by the Iowa Heartland Chapter of the SCTE will cover a hot topic in the cable industry...DOCSIS 3.1.
Training sessions (morning and afternoon) are scheduled for November 11th in Ankeny and November 12th. CLICK HERE to visit our Events & Trainings page for more information and to register.
DOCSIS 3.1 technology enables a new generation of cable services and helps operators continue to meet consumer demand for high-speed connections and sophisticated applications, positioning them to be the providers of choice in their markets.
We hope to see you on November 11th or 12th!
You're invited to attend the Iowa Heartland Chapter's annual Vendor Day and Golf Outing on August 12, 2015. Vendor Day will take place during the morning at Kirkwood Community College Training and Outreach Center in Marion, with golf to follow at Airport National Golf Course in Cedar Rapids.
To register visit our Events and Trainings page. We'll see you there!
The June Training "HFC Best Practices" has been postponed to a later date due to scheduling conflicts. As soon as it is rescheduled we will post it on our website and email to persons on our mailing list. Thanks for your patience!
The Iowa Heartland SCTE Chapter will be hosting it's 2015 Cable-Tec Games on April 22nd at Kirkwood Training and Outreach Center in Marion, Iowa. If you would like to register for this FREE competition, or have a group of fellow employees who'd like to compete, contact Oak Bandy at email@example.com
The Iowa Heartland SCTE Board has scheduled a series of educational (and fun) trainings and networking opportunities for 2015.
The Iowa Heartland Chapter Board of Directors are under new leadership following a board meeting on August 13th.
Long-time Board President Oak Bandy announced that he was resigning his post due to his recent election as District 5 representative on the SCTE national Board of Directors. Dave Fyffe of IMON Communications was chosen as the new chapter president by the Board. Fyffe, a long-time chapter board member, had served as Secretary. The Board selected Curtis Dean of the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities to serve as chapter Secretary.
Heartland Headlines E-Newsletter
Our Heartland Headlines e-newsletter is sent monthly to subscribers. It's a great way to keep up on what's happening at the Iowa Heartland Chapter and the industry in general!