Director of Engineering, CTC Technology & Energy
Andrew Afflerbach, Ph.D., P.E., CTC’s Director of Engineering, oversees all technical research and analysis for the firm. Dr. Afflerbach served as technical advisor to the government of New Zealand in its nationwide FTTP initiative, where he developed the reference architecture for the effort and led the specification and procurement strategy. He has planned and specified fiber optic and wireless networks for large cities, counties, and regions, and conceived and developed the super-regional interoperable fiber optic network in the National Capital Region (including the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and 22 large local communities). He is an experienced network planner who understands the business and financial implications of various network designs. He also leads the technical team conducting FirstNet planning for the District of Columbia. Dr. Afflerbach serves as a member of SAFECOM and is a licensed professional engineer.
This Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships (P3) will examine how local governments can work with private sector companies to expand the deployment and use of broadband services. The Trump administration has signaled a particular interest in P3s as a means of deploying infra-structure and Congress is considering legislation to promote P3s as well. Building partnerships among […]