Program 2018

Policy, regulation and market

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Opening of the UFBB Seminar Berry Vetjens Director of market TNO unit ICT
09:10 Chairman’s word Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
09:25 Fixed access regulation in the Netherlands  Onno Mantel Senior technical advisor ACM
09:55 Recent developments in the Belgian access markets Yannick Dewilde Senior Economist BIPT
10:55 Rural broadband Reg Brennenraedts Policy researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
11:20 Understanding the demand growth for digital connectivity Tommy van de Vorst Senior researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
11:45 Fixed wireless access Peter Smulders Associate Professor TU/E
12:10 Panel discussion: Debate the future  Menno Driesse Researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
13:55 Broadband in Europe Ilsa Godlovitch Director, WIK-Consult Brussels office WIK
14:25 Wavelength unbundling in passive optical networks Wilhelm Schramm Senior advisor BEREC
14:45 Smart Public Nodes Heimen Visser Fund manager communication infrastructure & smart cities Primevest Capital Partners
15:45 5G, Fronthaul and Backhaul, indoor coverage Adrian Pais Senior Consultant TNO

Technology Deep Dive

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Chairman’s word Kevin Foster Chairman Broadband Forum
09:10 MGfast Paul Spruyt xDSL Technology Strategist, Fixed Networks Nokia
09:50 Learnings from G.fast MDU trail & PLC – DSL coexistence Iancu Avram and Carine Neus DSL Experts Proximus
10:50 Short bridged taps & 3 keys to succesful Fiber IOP Philipp Sippel & Benoit Kaivers Software Engineer Broadband Technologies & Team leader Broadband technologies AVM
11:20 Fixed Wireless Els Baert Director of Technology Strategy NetComm Wireless
11:50 Possible Network Strategies to reach Service Rates up to 1Gbit/s Gerald Clerckx Head of Fixed Access Engineering A1
13:50 Access strategy Dennis François  Access Strategist/Business Developer KPN
14:20 Challenges in deploying VDSL2 and G.fast Andreas Thoeny  Access Developer Swisscom
14:50 Towards Terrabit DSL John Cioffi CEO Assia

Technology Deep Dive

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Chairman’s word Kevin Foster Chairman Broadband Forum
09:10 Open Broadband Robin Mersch CEO Broadband Forum
09:30 Avoiding the bottleneck: Delivering gigabit speeds throughout the home Michael Himmels Vice President Engineering Devolo AG
09:55 GIGAWire specification for the next generation copper networks to deliver ultra-fast broadband Hyungjin Park Principal Senior Researcher Korea TelekomAG
10:50 Topic TBA  Wojtek Makowski CTO SoftAtHome
11:20 What is really wrong with Wi-Fi? Learnings from monitoring second-by-second in 100,000 homes Magnus Olden Head of Data Science Domos
13:50 G.hn fiber extenders as an alternative to DPU’s Paul Arola Senior Design Specialist Telus
14:20 The performance and the interaction of G.Fast and VDSL2 35b Kristof Obermann Professor Tech Hochschule Mittelhessen
15:20 Simple data, but complex insights  Steen Garbers Enevoldsen Head of Department, Net R&D FullRate
15:50 Multi access point Wi-Fi Miodrag Djurica Senior Scientist TNO
19th of June

Policy, regulation and market

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Opening of the UFBB Seminar Berry Vetjens Director of market TNO unit ICT
09:10 Chairman’s word Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
09:25 Fixed access regulation in the Netherlands  Onno Mantel Senior technical advisor ACM
09:55 Recent developments in the Belgian access markets Yannick Dewilde Senior Economist BIPT
10:55 Rural broadband Reg Brennenraedts Policy researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
11:20 Understanding the demand growth for digital connectivity Tommy van de Vorst Senior researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
11:45 Fixed wireless access Peter Smulders Associate Professor TU/E
12:10 Panel discussion: Debate the future  Menno Driesse Researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
13:55 Broadband in Europe Ilsa Godlovitch Director, WIK-Consult Brussels office WIK
14:25 Wavelength unbundling in passive optical networks Wilhelm Schramm Senior advisor BEREC
14:45 Smart Public Nodes Heimen Visser Fund manager communication infrastructure & smart cities Primevest Capital Partners
15:45 5G, Fronthaul and Backhaul, indoor coverage Adrian Pais Senior Consultant TNO
20th of June

Technology Deep Dive

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Chairman’s word Kevin Foster Chairman Broadband Forum
09:10 MGfast Paul Spruyt xDSL Technology Strategist, Fixed Networks Nokia
09:50 Learnings from G.fast MDU trail & PLC – DSL coexistence Iancu Avram and Carine Neus DSL Experts Proximus
10:50 Short bridged taps & 3 keys to succesful Fiber IOP Philipp Sippel & Benoit Kaivers Software Engineer Broadband Technologies & Team leader Broadband technologies AVM
11:20 Fixed Wireless Els Baert Director of Technology Strategy NetComm Wireless
11:50 Possible Network Strategies to reach Service Rates up to 1Gbit/s Gerald Clerckx Head of Fixed Access Engineering A1
13:50 Access strategy Dennis François  Access Strategist/Business Developer KPN
14:20 Challenges in deploying VDSL2 and G.fast Andreas Thoeny  Access Developer Swisscom
14:50 Towards Terrabit DSL John Cioffi CEO Assia
21st of June

Technology Deep Dive

 

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Chairman’s word Kevin Foster Chairman Broadband Forum
09:10 Open Broadband Robin Mersch CEO Broadband Forum
09:30 Avoiding the bottleneck: Delivering gigabit speeds throughout the home Michael Himmels Vice President Engineering Devolo AG
09:55 GIGAWire specification for the next generation copper networks to deliver ultra-fast broadband Hyungjin Park Principal Senior Researcher Korea TelekomAG
10:50 Topic TBA  Wojtek Makowski CTO SoftAtHome
11:20 What is really wrong with Wi-Fi? Learnings from monitoring second-by-second in 100,000 homes Magnus Olden Head of Data Science Domos
13:50 G.hn fiber extenders as an alternative to DPU’s Paul Arola Senior Design Specialist Telus
14:20 The performance and the interaction of G.Fast and VDSL2 35b Kristof Obermann Professor Tech Hochschule Mittelhessen
15:20 Simple data, but complex insights  Steen Garbers Enevoldsen Head of Department, Net R&D FullRate
15:50 Multi access point Wi-Fi Miodrag Djurica Senior Scientist TNO

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