UFBB BASe 2020 is now virtual!

New date announced!
17 – 19 November 2020

Finally! A Conference by technology innovators for technology leaders!

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“A very technical-based seminar with real-life experiences & learnings shared openly & collaboratively”

Brett Stevens - NetComm

“Very informative & excellent networking platform”

Minesh Patel - BT

“The best event to meet Europe's top broadband experts in a friendly, intimate setting”

- Anonymous

“Great event, very valuable”

- Anonymous

“Learn about the future of broadband”

Eric Van Uden - AVM

“Perfect place for networking and to learn what is happening in our industry”

- Anonymous

“Excellent opportunity to network and share ideas, learning and intelligence with technical leaders”

Tom Gaffney - F-Secure

“The place to be for understanding how leading technology is actually deployed in the network”

Fernandez - LEA Networks

“UFBB brings together broadband leaders to share the latest developments in the industry”

Michael Dargue - Cartesian

“Good place to learn about operator's strategy and technologies evolution”

Christian Macherel - Swisscom

“An honest, deep technical and very enlightening event that should be relevant for everyone in the industry”

Odin Berntsen - Domos

“Very effective, great use of 3 days”

Tuvia Barlev - Actelis

“Great event for anyone in this field”

Peter Duncker - KPN

“The event where all the technology leaders in Broadband meet!”

Patrick Rausch - Post Luxembourg

“Good tech content, for tech people”

Nicolas Dupuis - Nokia

UFBB BASe Overview 2019


UFBB BASe returns this time to your screens as a 3 morning session event from the 17th to 19th of November. Bringing together key notes, panelists and speakers from regulators, key operators, analysts and the leading industry technology innovators.The technology event for technologists and broadband access strategists.

Major sponsors of the UFBB BASe event who will also be presenting include:

BASe Sponsors

Day 1 (17th November) – Broadband Industry Update Virtual Seminar Service Providers, Regulatory and Industry Influencers

  • 8:30AM – EVENT OPENS
  • 9:00AM – Broadband Forum Vision and Update, Bernd Hesse and Craig Thomas, President and Senior Director – Broadband Forum
  • 09:15AM – ‘Long Reach VDSL: How it fits in the access strategy’ Peter Duncker, Program Manager Access Rationalization & Technical Product Manager Access – KPN
  • 09:30AM – ‘Introduction of VDSL Vectoring & current NGA developments in Greece’ Vassilis Gkatsos, Regulatory Affairs & Interconnection Director – Wind Hellas
  • 09:45AM – Q&A
  • BREAK & NETWORKING
  • 10:15AM – ‘5G Impact on Fixed Broadband Access’ Toon Norp, Senior Business Consultant – TNO
  • 10:30AM – ‘Fiber4Future@POST Luxembourg’ Dr Olivier Ferveur, Senior Architect, Transport Network & Fixed Access – POST Luxembourg
  • 10:45AM – ‘NBI – Ending the Urban/Rural Digital Divide’ Emmet O’Connell, Technology Director – National Broadband Ireland
  • 11:00AM – Q&A and NETWORKING

Day 2 (18th November) – Fiber and Copper Technology Update Virtual Workshop Seminar Leading Industry Access Technology Innovators

  • 8:30AM – EVENT OPENS
  • 09:00AM – ‘Multi-Gigabit broadband access over copper’ Frank Van Der Putten – ITU-T
  • 09:15AM – ‘G.fast, a fiber extension’ Paul Spruyt, xDSL Technology Strategist – Nokia
  • 09:30AM – ‘The role of test in the Great European fiber rollout’  Nicholas Cole, Product Manager – EXFO
  • 09:45AM – Q&A
  • BREAK & NETWORKING
  • 10:15AM – ‘Fixed network evolution towards 50G’  Dr Marcus Brumner, Chief Expert Standardization – Huawei
  • 10:30AM – ‘Build the last network (you’ll ever need)’ Thomas Martin, Principle Network Consultant – Calix
  • 10:45AM – ‘5G Convergence & Fixed Wireless Access’ Andrew Bender, CTO – DZS
  • 11:00AM – Q&A and NETWORKING

Day 3 (19th November) – Enabling The New Connected Home Virtual Workshop Seminar Leading Connected Home and User Services Technology Innovators

  • 8:30AM – EVENT OPENS
  • 09:00AM – ‘The shift from Broadband Speed to Broadband Quality’ Gavin Young, Head of Fixed Access Centre of Excellence – Vodafone
  • 09:15AM – ‘Broadband Access Optimization for Increased Telework Productivity’ John Cioffi, Chairman & CEO – ASSIA
  • 09:30AM – ‘Wi-Fi Slicing’ Magnus Olden, CTO – Domos
  • 09:45AM – Q&A
  • BREAK & NETWORKING
  • 10:15AM – ‘VDSL-LR: First field experiences’  Benoit Kaivers & Henning Kroll – AVM
  • 10:30AM – ‘Toward autonomous broadband troubleshooting with artificial intelligence’ Nicolas Dupuis, Senior Machine Learning Scientist, AI Strategy & Innovation Lead – Nokia Bell Labs
  • 10:45AM – Tom Gaffney, Principal Consultant, Consumer Cyber Security – F-Secure
  • 11:00AM – Q&A and NETWORKING

Final Speaker list and Agenda available soon

How do I register?

Registration is now open! Register now.