2020 Agenda

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

Sponsors 2020:

Global Platinum
Calix GoFoton F-Secure
Global Silver
EXFO Nokia DZS
Event Silver
AVM
Global Bronze
PIC Advanced Domos
Event Bronze
Assia

Partners 2020: