Program 2018

Below is a high-level program for the 10th Ultra-fast Broadband Seminar. Please note that the order of topics is subject to change.

Policy, regulation and market

 

Coffee and registration
Opening of the UFBB Seminar Berry Vetjens Director of market TNO
Chairman’s word Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
Broadband in Europe Ilsa Godlovitch Director, WIK-Consult Brussels office WIK
Rural broadband Reg Brennenraedts Policy researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
Understanding the demand growth for digital connectivity Tommy van de Vorst Senior researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
Fixed wireless access Peter Smulders Associate Professor TU/E
Panel discussion Menno Driesse Researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
Fixed access regulation in the Netherlands Onno Mantel Senior Technical advisor ACM
Wavelength unbundling  Wilhelm Schramm Senior advisor BEREC
Smart Public Nodes Heimen Visser Fund manager Bouwfonds/Primevest
5G, Fronthaul and Backhaul, indoor coverage Adrian Pais Senior Consultant TNO

Technology Deep Dive

 

Coffee and registration
Chairman’s word Kevin Foster Chairman Broadband Forum
MGFast Paul Spruyt xDSL Technology Strategist, Fixed Networks Nokia
G.fast deployment in the United Kingdom John Macdonald Senior expert BT
Topic TBD Eric van Uden Country Manager The Netherlands AVM
The performance and the interaction of G.Fast and VDSL2 35b Kristof Obermann Professor Tech Hochschule Mittelhessen
Possible Network Strategies to reach Service Rates up to 1Gbit/s Gerald Clerckx Head of Fixed Access Engineering A1
Access strategy Dennis François  Access Strategist/Business Developer KPN
Challenges deploying VDSL2 and G.fast Andreas Thoeny  Access Developer Swisscom
Towards Terrabit DSL John Cioffi CEO Assia
Topic TBD Wojtek Makowski CTO SoftAtHome
Wi-Fi, our big-data approach, and Wi-5 follow-up Steen Garbers Enevoldsen Head of Department, Net R&D FullRate
Proximus update on 17MHz vectoring evolution and next technology steps Proximus speaker Proximus
June 19th

Policy, regulation and market

 

Coffee and registration
Opening of the UFBB Seminar Berry Vetjens Director of market TNO
Chairman’s word Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
Broadband in Europe Ilsa Godlovitch Director, WIK-Consult Brussels office WIK
Rural broadband Reg Brennenraedts Policy researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
Understanding the demand growth for digital connectivity Tommy van de Vorst Senior researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
Fixed wireless access Peter Smulders Associate Professor TU/E
Panel discussion Menno Driesse Researcher and strategic advisor Dialogic
Fixed access regulation in the Netherlands Onno Mantel Senior Technical advisor ACM
Wavelength unbundling  Wilhelm Schramm Senior advisor BEREC
Smart Public Nodes Heimen Visser Fund manager Bouwfonds/Primevest
5G, Fronthaul and Backhaul, indoor coverage Adrian Pais Senior Consultant TNO
June 20th/21st

Technology Deep Dive

 

Coffee and registration
Chairman’s word Kevin Foster Chairman Broadband Forum
MGFast Paul Spruyt xDSL Technology Strategist, Fixed Networks Nokia
G.fast deployment in the United Kingdom John Macdonald Senior expert BT
Topic TBD Eric van Uden Country Manager The Netherlands AVM
The performance and the interaction of G.Fast and VDSL2 35b Kristof Obermann Professor Tech Hochschule Mittelhessen
Possible Network Strategies to reach Service Rates up to 1Gbit/s Gerald Clerckx Head of Fixed Access Engineering A1
Access strategy Dennis François  Access Strategist/Business Developer KPN
Challenges deploying VDSL2 and G.fast Andreas Thoeny  Access Developer Swisscom
Towards Terrabit DSL John Cioffi CEO Assia
Topic TBD Wojtek Makowski CTO SoftAtHome
Wi-Fi, our big-data approach, and Wi-5 follow-up Steen Garbers Enevoldsen Head of Department, Net R&D FullRate
Proximus update on 17MHz vectoring evolution and next technology steps Proximus speaker Proximus

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