Cologne, 2 - 3 April 2019

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Apr 209:00
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09:00 Chair’s opening address

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Oliver Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Point Topic
Apr 209:10
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Presentation from Deutsche Glasfaser

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Uwe Nickl, CEO, Deutsche Glasfaser
Apr 209:20
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Presentation from Telia Sverige

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Mats Lundback, CTO, Telia Sverige
Apr 209:40
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Strategy and technology for building the next generation network

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  • Exploring the technology mix, from GPON to NFV and SDN
  • Business models for delivering the network of tomorrow
  • The role of wireless and 5G technologies
Moderator: Oliver Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Point Topic
Uwe Nickl, CEO, Deutsche Glasfaser
Mats Lundback, CTO, Telia Sverige
Apr 211:30
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Roundtable discussions focussing on strategy, investment and technology for delivering next generation networks

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Apr 214:00
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Investment strategies for a fibre future

Gigabit Access 1
- Maximising RoI on the road to full fibre- How can operators make fibre economics make sense?- Competition & demand dynamics- GPON deployment challenges and opportunities- Building now with NG-PON2 in mind
Moderator: Roland Montagne, Principal Analyst & Director Broadband Practice, IDATE DigiWorld
Christof Sommerberg, Director, Regulation and Public Affairs, Deutsche Glasfaser
Luis Alveirinho, CTO, Altice Portugal
Apr 214:00
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The role of fixed wireless in the multi-technology mix

Gigabit Access 2
- The business case for FWA- Overcoming the spectrum challenge- A step towards GPON or a long-term competitor?- Can 5GFWA solve the rural access issue?
Moderator: Jean-Luc Lemmens, Head of the Media & Telecom Business Unit, IDATE DigiWorld
Apr 214:00
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How is the rise of virtualisation technologies changing our understanding of access networks?

Networks 4.0
- SDN, NFV & the access network- Virtualisation business models in the access context- Managing the next generation network- Delivering new revenues- Vendor interoperability
Wolfgang Fleischer, Head Of Network Function Virtualization, A1 Telekom Austria
Apr 214:40
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Presentation from COMSOF

Gigabit Access 1
Raf Meersman, Chief Executive Officer, Comsof
Apr 215:00
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The evolution of copper networks

Gigabit Access 1
- Exploring the longevity of G.fast, XG.FAST and xDSL- Delivering gigabit speeds over copper- Latest from G.fast trials and deployments- Meeting customer demand- Understanding the influence of competition and demand dynamics
Apr 215:00
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Revolutionising your business services with SD-WAN

Networks 4.0
- Building the SD-WAN network- SaaS
Marcus Hacke, Managing Director, ngena
Apr 217:00
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The role of 5G in gigabit futures

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  • What impact will 5G have on access architectures?
  • Understanding convergence and its impact on fixed access
  • The role of NG-PON2 in the 5G future
Rajesh Yadav, Chief Network Architect, Verizon
Apr 217:40
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17:40 Chair’s closing remarks

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Oliver Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Point Topic

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Apr 309:10
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How are emerging technologies changing our understanding of access architectures?

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  • The role of technologies including AI, SDN and NFV in network management
  • Business models for deploying emerging technologies
Apr 311:30
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Roundtable discussions focussing on strategy, investment and technology for deploying software in the network

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Apr 314:00
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Optimising access business models

Gigabit Access 1
- Delivering the right technology mix – GPON, G.Fast, xDSL and DOCSIS 3.x – on the road to full fibre- Understanding & anticipating competition & demand dynamics- Maximising RoI
Apr 314:00
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Delivering gigabit speeds throughout the home

Gigabit Access 2
- Strategies and technologies for delivering gigabit speeds throughout the home- The importance of in-home speeds for customer retention
Apr 314:00
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Building the self-optimising network with AI

Networks 4.0
- Understanding AI network architectures- Can AI truly deliver the self-optimising network?- SONs
Apr 315:00
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Gigabit networks and the service layer

Gigabit Access 2
- What does the gigabit service offering look like?- Exploring emerging products and services and theirbandwidth requirements- Pricing and positioning of gigabit offers- How are emerging services such as IoT, Smart Home, VR and IPTV changing demands on access networks
Angel Campos Martinez, Fixed Access Engineering Principal Manager, Vodafone
Apr 315:00
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Driving network efficiency with distributed access architectures

Networks 4.0
- Understand how DAA can deliver efficiencies and reduce OPEX- Managing rocketing bandwidth demand
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