Agenda

Policy, Regulation and Market 2019: A Market in Flux (What’s Happening Now … and What to Expect 5 Years from Now)

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Opening Session: Welcome to BASe Bernd Hesse / Geoff Burke / Berry Vetjens BASe Chair, CMO, Director Market, TNO ICT Broadband Forum and TNO
09:15 Broadband Forum in 2019 and Beyond – Focus and Review Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
09:40 Service Provider Keynote: How Wireless Can Broadband Access Be? Dr. Andreas Gladisch Vice President Convergent Networks Deutsche Telekom
10:10 Analyst Perspective: State of the Market 2019 (Europe & Global) Michael Dargue Vice President Cartesian
10:35 Coffee Break
11:00 Recent Developments in the Belgian Access Markets Yannick Dewilde Senior Economist BIPT
11:30 The Dutch Case: Competition and Investments in Fixed Networks Joos Francke Team Manager ACM, The Netherlands
12:00 Leveraging BBF Certification Process for Operational Excellence Christian Gacon VP – Wireline Networks and Infrastructure Orange
12:30 Lunch
13:45 Fireside Chat: What Happens to Traditional Telecom in a 5G World? Ray LeMaistre Editor-in-Chief Light Reading
14:15 Case Study: How Openreach is Preparing for the Future of Broadband Trevor Linney Research Director Openreach
14:45 Can We Trust Smart Things? Tom Gaffney Principal Consultant F-Secure
15:15 Coffee Break
15:45 Peaceful Coexistence: An Approach to PLC/xDSL Interference Mitigation Nico Weling Vice President – Research & Innovation devolo
16:15 State of Broadband and Policy in Luxembourg Peter Sodermans External Adviser Prime Minister Office Luxembourg Government
16:45 One Giant Leap for G.hn – Unearthing Buried Copper Values Mr. Jongpil Lee Vice President KT Lab
17:15 Informal Cocktails

Advanced Technology Deep Dive and Enabling Applications (Copper – Fiber – Wireless/5G)

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Welcome to Day 2 Bernd Hesse, Geoff Burke BASe Chair, CMO Broadband Forum
09:05 Chairman’s word Kevin Foster Chairman Broadband Forum
09:20 Ergodic Spectrum Management (ESM) John Cioffi CEO ASSIA
9:45 Fiber Everywhere Announcing Soon Executive Huawei
10:15 Access Network Evolution: It’s Not Only About Epic Bit Rates Koen Berteloot, Frank Vermaerke Domain Manager, Access Technology and Domain Manager, Mantra+ Project Proximus
10:45 Coffee Break (Networking and Exhibit Review) 
11:15 Achievements and Advancements in NG Copper Access Paul Spruyt xDSL Technology Strategist Nokia
11:45 Leveraging Wireless for Success Kenneth Green General Manager FTTdp Portfolio Netcomm
12:15 Leveraging Your Copper Infrastructure Gerald Clerckx Leader, Fixed Access Engineering A1 Telekom
12:45 Lunch (Networking and Exhibit Review)
14:00 How AI Helps Troubleshooting POST Luxembourg’s Copper Network Patrick Rausch Strategic Project Manager POST Luxembourg
14:30 The Physical Layer Challenge David Chen CTO Go!Foton
15:00 Fiber Access Extension – Bringing Multi-gigabit to Buildings Helge Tiainen Senior Director Business Development InCoax / MoCA
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Overcoming Challenges in the Ultra-Fast Connected Home Elad Domanovitz CTO Actelis
19:00 Social Event – Drinks & Dinner at Garoeda, and Your Chance to be Sketched by a “Dutch Master” (tickets to be booked and paid separately)

Best Practices – Applying Advanced Services and Technology (Fiber – Copper – 5G Transport)

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Welcome to Day 3 Bernd Hesse, Geoff Burke BASe Chair, CMO Broadband Forum
09:10 Open Broadband: The Yin of Abstraction, the YANG of Efficiency Tim Carey Distinguished Fellow BroadBand Forum
09:40 Owning the Connected Home: A Service Provider Imperative Thomas Martin Principal Solutions Engineer Calix
10:10 XGS-PON: The 10G Fiber Deployment for Swisscom Christian Macherel, Andreas Thöny System Architect Wireline Access, Professional Network Engineer Swisscom AG
10:40 Coffee Break (Networking and Exhibit Review)
11:10 PON Traffic Analysis – Insights from the Real World Dr. Bart Kamphorst Researcher TNO
11:40 VDSL 35B Deployment Europe and Interesting New Hardware Eric van Uden, Benoit Kraivers Country Manager Netherlands, R&D – Manager Broadband Technologies AVM
12:10 Machine Learning, USP and QED- Laying the Foundation for Optimizing Wi-Fi for Application Outcomes Magnus Olden Head of Data Science Domos
12:40 Lunch
14:00 Workflow Processes for Efficient Deployment of Advanced Broadband Services Alfonso Domesi Product Line Manager and BDM for Physical Layer Business Unit EXFO
14:30 Driving New Revenues Out of the Connected Home  Michael Philpott Senior Practice Leader Ovum
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Enabling a Digital Future with Fiber To Be Announced Soon Executive VXFIBER
16:00 Wrap-up Panel Discussion – The Future of the Access Network Bernd Hesse, Geoff Burke BASe Chair, CMO Broadband Forum and Others
25th of June

Policy, Regulation and Market 2019: A Market in Flux (What’s Happening Now … and What to Expect 5 Years from Now)

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Opening Session: Welcome to BASe Bernd Hesse / Geoff Burke / Berry Vetjens BASe Chair, CMO, Director Market, TNO ICT Broadband Forum and TNO
09:15 Broadband Forum in 2019 and Beyond – Focus and Review Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
09:40 Service Provider Keynote: How Wireless Can Broadband Access Be? Dr. Andreas Gladisch Vice President Convergent Networks Deutsche Telekom
10:10 Analyst Perspective: State of the Market 2019 (Europe & Global) Michael Dargue Vice President Cartesian
10:35 Coffee Break
11:00 Recent Developments in the Belgian Access Markets Yannick Dewilde Senior Economist BIPT
11:30 The Dutch Case: Competition and Investments in Fixed Networks Joos Francke Team Manager ACM, The Netherlands
12:00 Leveraging BBF Certification Process for Operational Excellence Christian Gacon VP – Wireline Networks and Infrastructure Orange
12:30 Lunch
13:45 Fireside Chat: What Happens to Traditional Telecom in a 5G World? Ray LeMaistre Editor-in-Chief Light Reading
14:15 Case Study: How Openreach is Preparing for the Future of Broadband Trevor Linney Research Director Openreach
14:45 Can We Trust Smart Things? Tom Gaffney Principal Consultant F-Secure
15:15 Coffee Break
15:45 Peaceful Coexistence: An Approach to PLC/xDSL Interference Mitigation Nico Weling Vice President – Research & Innovation devolo
16:15 State of Broadband and Policy in Luxembourg Peter Sodermans External Adviser Prime Minister Office Luxembourg Government
16:45 One Giant Leap for G.hn – Unearthing Buried Copper Values Mr. Jongpil Lee Vice President KT Lab
17:15 Informal Cocktails
26th of June

Advanced Technology Deep Dive and Enabling Applications (Copper – Fiber – Wireless/5G)

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Welcome to Day 2 Bernd Hesse, Geoff Burke BASe Chair, CMO Broadband Forum
09:05 Chairman’s word Kevin Foster Chairman Broadband Forum
09:20 Ergodic Spectrum Management (ESM) John Cioffi CEO ASSIA
9:45 Fiber Everywhere Announcing Soon Executive Huawei
10:15 Access Network Evolution: It’s Not Only About Epic Bit Rates Koen Berteloot, Frank Vermaerke Domain Manager, Access Technology and Domain Manager, Mantra+ Project Proximus
10:45 Coffee Break (Networking and Exhibit Review) 
11:15 Achievements and Advancements in NG Copper Access Paul Spruyt xDSL Technology Strategist Nokia
11:45 Leveraging Wireless for Success Kenneth Green General Manager FTTdp Portfolio Netcomm
12:15 Leveraging Your Copper Infrastructure Gerald Clerckx Leader, Fixed Access Engineering A1 Telekom
12:45 Lunch (Networking and Exhibit Review)
14:00 How AI Helps Troubleshooting POST Luxembourg’s Copper Network Patrick Rausch Strategic Project Manager POST Luxembourg
14:30 The Physical Layer Challenge David Chen CTO Go!Foton
15:00 Fiber Access Extension – Bringing Multi-gigabit to Buildings Helge Tiainen Senior Director Business Development InCoax / MoCA
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Overcoming Challenges in the Ultra-Fast Connected Home Elad Domanovitz CTO Actelis
19:00 Social Event – Drinks & Dinner at Garoeda, and Your Chance to be Sketched by a “Dutch Master” (tickets to be booked and paid separately)
27th of June

Best Practices – Applying Advanced Services and Technology (Fiber – Copper – 5G Transport)

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Welcome to Day 3 Bernd Hesse, Geoff Burke BASe Chair, CMO Broadband Forum
09:10 Open Broadband: The Yin of Abstraction, the YANG of Efficiency Tim Carey Distinguished Fellow BroadBand Forum
09:40 Owning the Connected Home: A Service Provider Imperative Thomas Martin Principal Solutions Engineer Calix
10:10 XGS-PON: The 10G Fiber Deployment for Swisscom Christian Macherel, Andreas Thöny System Architect Wireline Access, Professional Network Engineer Swisscom AG
10:40 Coffee Break (Networking and Exhibit Review)
11:10 PON Traffic Analysis – Insights from the Real World Dr. Bart Kamphorst Researcher TNO
11:40 VDSL 35B Deployment Europe and Interesting New Hardware Eric van Uden, Benoit Kraivers Country Manager Netherlands, R&D – Manager Broadband Technologies AVM
12:10 Machine Learning, USP and QED- Laying the Foundation for Optimizing Wi-Fi for Application Outcomes Magnus Olden Head of Data Science Domos
12:40 Lunch
14:00 Workflow Processes for Efficient Deployment of Advanced Broadband Services Alfonso Domesi Product Line Manager and BDM for Physical Layer Business Unit EXFO
14:30 Driving New Revenues Out of the Connected Home  Michael Philpott Senior Practice Leader Ovum
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Enabling a Digital Future with Fiber To Be Announced Soon Executive VXFIBER
16:00 Wrap-up Panel Discussion – The Future of the Access Network Bernd Hesse, Geoff Burke BASe Chair, CMO Broadband Forum and Others

Sponsors 2019:

Global Platinum
Calix F-Secure GiGAWiRE Alliance GoFoton Huawei
Global Silver
Domos InCoax MOCA Acess NetComm Nokia
Event Silver
Actelis AVM Devolo EXFO
Event Bronze
ASSIA

Partners 2019: