History 2013

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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.
12:10    Lunch
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
15:25    Break
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
17:25    End

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
15:50    Break
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.
12:40    Lunch
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.
15:15    Break
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
17:00    END