Ethernet Alliance PoE Plugfest

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
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The UNH-IOL is hosting the Ethernet Alliance Power over Ethernet Plugfest event during the week of March 29-31, 2016. This 3-day event is open to all Ethernet Alliance member companies who build PoE powered devices and power sourcing equipment. To register for the event, please Contact Us. For technical questions about the event please Contact Us.


Hosting Site

The Plugfest will be held at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory's new facility, located at 21 Madbury Road, Suite 100, Durham, NH 03824.

Participants should make hotel and transportation arrangements. Breakfast and afternoon snacks, and a catered lunch will be available on site.

Specific questions not addressed here should be communicated to Craig Chabot, Consortium Manager, at +1-603-862-2263 or reach out through our Contact Us.

Formal Test Plan

The formal test plan is being developed within the Ethernet Alliance PoE Subcommittee. Participants and Ethernet Alliance members are encouraged to participate in the development process.

Equipment Shipping Information

All equipment must be shipped to the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory to arrive no later than the Friday prior to the start of the event. There is NO Saturday or Sunday delivery service available.

Companies shipping equipment to the UNH-IOL are required to cover all shipping and customs/duties costs. Failure to do so will require the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory to bill the participating company for any outstanding shipping and customs/duties charges plus a one hundred dollar ($100.00 USD) handling fee.

The following shipping address MUST be used:

Ethernet Alliance/UNH-IOL PoE Plugfest
Attn: Craig Chabot
UNH-IOL 21 Madbury Road, Suite 100
Durham, NH 03824
Tel: +1-603-862-0090


  • No collect shipments will be accepted, and all shipping fees, including U.S. Customs charges, are the responsibility of the shipper. UNH-IOL will NOT pay for U.S. Customs charges, and prepayment of Customs charges is required.
  • Please remember that international shipments must be cleared through U.S. Customs, which could take up to a week of additional time in shipping.
  • Equipment presently housed at the UNH-IOL facility will be available for use during the Plugfest, provided that it is registered prior to the event.

Dining Arrangements Onsite

A continental breakfast, afternoon snacks, beverages and a catered lunch will be provided onsite during the event.

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