Monday 17 June 2013 – Policy, regulation FTTx/DSL technology
8:00 Coffee and registration
9:00 Opening, Tini Hooymans, TNO Board of Management , KPN supervisory board
9:05 Chair’s welcome, Chairman Robin Mersh, Chairman Broadband Forum
9:20 Keynote presentation, Scott Marcus, Director, WIK-Consult.
9:55 Drivers of broadband roll-out in Germany, Doris Gemeinhard-Brenk, deputy head of section Internet Economics, BNetzA
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 NGA Regulation in Austria, Wilhelm Schramm, RTR.
11:35 Case study on SLU and vectoring in Ireland, Tim Lynch, Comreg.
13:40 Vectoring from a regulatory point of view, Matthias Büning, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, EWE
14:15 VDSL in Europe’s broadband future, Tim Johnson, Consultant Analyst, Point Topic
14:50 Reggefiber to the home: Business case, challenges and regulation, Frank van Berkel, Public Affairs Manager, Reggefiber
15:50 Cable broadband evolution – toward a Gbps service offer, Jan de Nijs, Senior Consultant TNO
16:30 Panel discussion
17:05 Wrap up by chairman of the day
Tuesday 18 June 2013 DSL innovation day 1
8:00 Coffee and registration
9:00 Opening remarks by chairman of the day, Kevin Foster, Head of Access Platforms, BT
9:15 Vectored VDSL2, mitigating foreign crosstalk in an unbundled loop environment, FTTdp, and G.fast, Kevin Foster, President, Broadband Forum.
9:50 G.Fast – Evolution from a Vectored VDSL2 Environment, Massimo Sorbara, Sr. Director Technical Standards, Ikanos
10:25 Coffee break
10:55 Best practices: Vectoring in the real world, Paul Spruyt, xDSL technology strategist, Alcatel-Lucent.
11:30 Deep dive in potentials and challenges on DSL technology , Dong Wei, Senior Research Engineer, Huawei
12:05 VDSL Vectoring from the Deutsche Telekom perspective, Kai Karbach, Network Strategy, Deutsche Telekom
12:40 Lunch .
14:10 Vectoring case study Belgacom, Senior representative, Belgacom
14:45 Challenges of implementing vectoring/ VDSL2 solutions in Telekom Malaysia’s network Ahmadun Nijar Zainal Abidin, Senior Researcher, Telekom Malaysia R&D
15:20 2 minutes sales pitch session
16:20 The Dutch field trial: Towards deployment of stable vectoring, Bas van den Heuvel, senior scientist, TNO.
16.55 Demo session & exhibition visit
17:35 End of programme
17:45 Depart for social event – please register separately
Wednesday 19 June 2013 -DSL innovation day 2
9:00 Opening remarks day 2 by Chairman Kevin Foster
9:15 Access Strategy at KPN, Brian Bogaerts, General Manager Strategic Innovation, KPN
9:50 Wireline Access Evolution at Swisscom, Philippe Repond, Senior Engineer & Oliver Lamparter, Senior Project Manager, Swisscom 10:25
10:25 Coffee Break
10:55 Coexistence of Vectored and Unvectored DSLs: Accelerating Brownfield Vectoring Deployment and Preserving Competition, Marc Goldburg, EVP & CTO, ASSIA
11:30 Results on Mixed VDSL/Vectored VDSL using OSB Techniques, Arlynn Wilson, Senior Staff Scientist, ADTRAN
12:05 Impuse Noise – a review- With attention directed at the vectoring and post vectoring environment, Kenneth Schneider, CEO, Telebyte.
14:10 Solutions to secure vectoring introduction, Serge Eiffes, Head of Access Networks, PT Luxembourg
14:45 Cable Measurements above 30MHz, John MacDonald CEng., FIET, Specialist Technical Consultant, BT.
15:45 G.fast and beyond, Rob van den Brink, senior scientist, TNO
16:05 G.fast: Amsterdam case study, Harrie van de Vlag, senior consultant, TNO
16:25 Panel discussion