AGENDA

Mainz, 5 - 6 April 2022

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Apr 508:55
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Chair's Opening Address

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David Zimmer, President, VATM
Apr 509:05
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Apr 509:20
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Keynote Presentation

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Vivek Badrinath, Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Towers
Apr 509:30
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Apr 509:40
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Keynote presentation (R) (ENG)

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This session will be pre-recorded.This session will be in English.
Apr 509:50
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Keynote presentation

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Walter Haas, CTO, Huawei Technologies Deutschland
Apr 510:00
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Keynote Panel - Looking towards 2025: what’s next for 5G?

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  • Progress report: Key developments in the rollout of next-gen networks
  • Strategy, technology & regulation
  • Regulation – spectrum and security
  • Opportunities for the consumer and enterprise markets
Moderator: David Zimmer, President, VATM
Michael Jungwirth, Director of Public Policy & External Affairs, Vodafone
Heike Raab, State Secretary & Authorised Representative of Rhineland-Palatinate at the Federal level & for Europe & the Media, State Chancellery of Rhineland-Palatinate
Vivek Badrinath, Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Towers
Walter Haas, CTO, Huawei Technologies Deutschland
Apr 511:25
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Delivering a full-fibre Germany (DE)

Gigabit Germany
  • Assessing Germany’s current fibre landscape
  • Where should investment be prioritised?
  • Integrating digital infrastructures: how can fibre & 5G rollout complement each other?
  • Legacy infrastructures: when should copper networks be phased out?
  • What will Germany’s fibre network infrastructure look like in 2025?
Moderator: Frederic Ufer, Director Regulatory Affairs, VATM
Maximilian Oertle, CTIO, EWE TEL GmbH
Daniel Kleinbauer, Goetel GmbH
Patrick Faraj, Global Product Manager, Centralized Fiber Test Solutions, Viavi Solutions
Apr 511:25
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Digital manufacturing: assessing the landscape (DE)

Industry 4.0
  • What is “industry 4.0” and how can we realise its full potential?
  • Deepening collaboration between key players
  • How will the 5G rollout enhance flexibility and efficiency within manufacturing?
  • What technologies are set to transform manufacturing?
  • How close are we to fully realising smart factories?
Moderator: Clark Parsons, Managing Director, Internet Economy Foundation
Tom Richter, Global Head of Manufacturing Verticals, Nokia
Ulf Moorfeld, International IoT Expert, Telefonica
Lucian Dold, General Manager Tactics & Operations, Omron Industrial Automation Europe
Apr 511:25
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Achieving digital inclusion in a Connected Germany (DE)

Digital Society
  • Where can public bodies and network operators collaborate most effectively to drive digital inclusion?
  • Where do digital platforms stand to have the most transformative impact?
  • Establishing a framework that anchors digital transformation in society
  • Digital citizens: ensuring digital skills for all
  • Bridging the digital divide
Michael Henze, Ministerial Director for Digitization and Economic Development, Ministry for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitization and Energy of North Rhine Westphalia
Christian Breidenbach-Kaack, Country Manager Germany, GlobalConnect GmbH
Apr 512:05
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Carrier wholesale – challenges of a changing world

Gigabit Germany
Michael Ritter, Sales Director Strategic Alliances DACH & CEE, Colt
Apr 512:05
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Sichere Internetversorgung und Backup-Lösungen für unsere Wirtschaft: Satellitenkommunikation wichtiger denn je

Industry 4.0
Interviewee: Volker Leyendecker, Regional Sales Director DACH, SES
Interviewer: Jürgen Grützner, Managing Director, VATM
Apr 512:05
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The past, present and future of Interconnection (DE)

Digital Society
This presentation will be in German
Andreas Sturm, Chief Business Development Officer, DE-CIX
Apr 512:25
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Smartes Infrastrukturmanagement mit einem digitalen Zwilling

Gigabit Germany
Daniel Öfele, Account Executive Telecommunications, Esri Deutschland GmbH
Apr 512:25
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Delivering futureproof fibre networks

Digital Society
  • The role of technology in enabling more efficient network deployment and management
  • Optimising fibre rollout
  • How can operators overcome deployment challenges?
  • Delivering longer-lasting, reliable networks
Eivind Dugstad, Managing Director, Mainzer Breitband GmbH
Patrique Dias, Sales Director Germany, deepomatic
Omer Omercevic, Head of FTTx Rollout & Maintenance, Switzerland, Swisscom AG
Apr 514:10
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Optimising the regulatory framework (DE)

Gigabit Germany
  • What has been the impact of the reformed Telecommunications Act?
  • A “light touch environment” in practice
  • Developing a coordinated framework
  • Bringing Germany into line with European leaders
  • How can fibre rollout accelerate Germany’s 2030 Green New Deal target?
  • How can regulation incentivise sustainable digitalisation?
  • New players in the market – symmetrical or asymmetrical regulation?
Stephan Korehnke, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Vodafone
Cara Schwarz-Schilling, Managing Director, WIK Wissenschaftliches Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste
Dirk Grewe, Director Regulatory Affairs, Telefonica
Apr 514:10
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Private 5G campus networks

Industry 4.0
  • The 5G campus network market and different ways to address it
  • What is network slicing? How can it support delivering private campus networks?
  • What are the experiences with private campus networks on 3.7-3.8 GHz since 2019?
  • Key use-cases and critical success factors for their implementation
Moderator: Harry Kaib, Head of Field Marketing Germany, Nokia
Sander Rotmensen, Director of Industrial Wireless Communication Products, Siemens AG
Apr 514:10
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Connecting the countryside: addressing the issue of rural coverage (DE)

Digital Society
  • How can operators ensure ROI in expanding fibre networks to rural communities?
  • Where can public and private sector organisations best collaborate to deliver rural broadband?
  • How can fibre networks be rapidly built up and expanded in hard-to-reach areas?
  • “Citizens cooperatives”: how can operators support community initiatives to develop fibre?
Jens Schilling, Chief Executive Officer, Komm.Pakt.Net
Christian Humpert, Chief Executive Officer, DB Broadband 
Ralf Capito, Director External Affairs, Vantage Towers
Apr 514:50
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Excite your subscriber, grow your business by building a next generation intelligent access architecture (DE)

Gigabit Germany
This presentation will be in German
Apr 514:50
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A Scandinavian view on digitalization in Germany (ENG)

Digital Society
This presentation will be in English
Peter Rafn, Country Chief Executive Officer Germany, GlobalConnect GmbH
Apr 515:00
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Realising the Smart Factory vision

Industry 4.0
  • Exploring the ecosystem: how can networks and industry best collaborate to deliver the Smart Factory vision?
  • How can industries successfully integrate multiple technologies?
  • What applications will 5G have for the Smart Factory?
  • Advanced robotics and artificial intelligence: mutually beneficial enablers?
Christian Bauer, Lead Developer 5G, Trumpf
Herbert Wegmann, General Manager of Business Segment, Industrial Communication and Identification, Siemens AG
Apr 515:10
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Funding fibre: investment models and opportunities (DE)

Gigabit Germany
  • Joint ventures: a new paradigm for fibre investment?
  • Consolidation, competition, collaboration: how will market dynamics evolve?
  • Expanded ecosystems: will the need for increasing investment see increased opportunities for new players within fibre?
  • Where should federal funding best be targeted?
Apr 515:10
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Business and Operational Automation for Powering the Digital Connected Society

Digital Society
Stefan Gruendel, Director, Business & Technology Solutions, Netcracker
Apr 515:50
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Empower operators for Germany’s race to gigabit fiber

Gigabit Germany
Apr 516:40
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The rise of OpenSync: A services driven future for smart homes & small businesses (DE)

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The rise of OpenSync: A services driven future for smart homes & small businessesThis session will be in GermanIn just over 3 years OpenSync has risen to become the most widely supported open-source, silicon-to-cloud framework for delivering cloud- and AI-driven services to smart homes and small businesses. Gregor Stegen discusses OpenSync’s stellar progress and how the rapidly-expanding ecosystem of CPE makers, silicon providers and software developers is enabling service providers to:
  • Increase ARPU: introduce high-value cloud-controlled services rapidly and at scale (including adaptive WiFi, cybersecurity & more)
  • Drive sustainability: Extend the useful life of existing CPE infrastructure
  • Address silicon shortages: Access a wide range of supported CPE
  • Avoid vendor lock-in: Support multi-vendor, open-platform architectures
  • Provide an optimal internet experience on any device connected to the home network – including performance, security and support
Armin Naraghi will present the strategic rationale behind Deutsche Glasfaser's roll out of cloud-managed WiFi services.
Apr 517:00
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Reshaping Germany’s connectivity landscape (DE)

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  • Integrating infrastructures: how can fibre, 5G and fixed wireless complement each other?
  • Where can the industry collaborate most effectively to drive next-gen network rollout?
  • What steps need to be taken to ensure that the digitalisation drives remains sustainable?
  • How far away is Germany from achieving the targets outlined by the federal government?
Moderator: Natascha Pavlovic-Höck, Principal Director - Head of Telecommunications, Horváth & Partners
Jürgen Grützner, Managing Director, VATM
Apr 517:30
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Networking Drinks Reception

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Networking drinks reception

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Apr 609:05
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Address from BREKO (DE)

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This session will be in German
Norbert Westfal, President, BREKO German Broadband Association
Apr 609:15
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Keynote presentation (DE)

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This session will be in German
Thorsten Dirks, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Glasfaser
Apr 609:25
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Keynote presentation (DE)

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This session will be in German
Apr 609:35
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Keynote presentation (DE)

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This session will be in German
Dietmar Pöltl, CTO, Tele Columbus AG
Apr 609:45
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CxO PANEL - Building the full-fibre future: strategies for delivering next-gen networks (DE)

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  • Incumbents, altnets and Stadtwerke – understanding Germany’s unique broadband ecosystem
  • Investment and regulation – what needs to change?
  • Navigating obstacles to build out networks at pace
Moderator: Jan Simons, Head of State Policy, BREKO German Broadband Association
Dietmar Pöltl, CTO, Tele Columbus AG
Thorsten Dirks, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Glasfaser
Apr 610:25
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Bereit für 10GPON – Es ist da

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Vincent Wiese, Head of Business Development Germany, Adtran
Apr 611:20
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5G in Germany: building next-generation networks (DE)

Gigabit Germany
  • Ramping up investment: how can operators ensure a return on capex?
  • Delivering at pace: how can operators build and scale networks rapidly?
  • Integrating networks: how can 5G enhance existing 4G networks?
  • Consumer buy in: encouraging customers to sign up to 5G
Moderator: Falk Schroeder, Managing Partner, Global Head of Network Technology, Detecon International GmbH
Martin Bouchard, Chief Operating Officer, DFMG Deutsche Funkturm GmbH
Simon Lorenzin, Regional Sales Head, STL
Apr 611:20
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V2X and Connected Car

Industry 4.0
  • Developing a network architecture for V2X and the connected mobility ecosystem
  • Monetising connectivity: what opportunities are there?
  • 5G and a fully mobile ecosystem: the future of mobility?
Moderator: Uwe Puetzschler, Vice-Chair, 5GAA
Johannes Springer, Lead 5G Automotive Program, T-Systems
Andreas Andrae, Senior Researcher, Continental
Apr 612:00
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A new cycle of green innovation (ENG)

Gigabit Germany
This presentation will be in EnglishDer Einfluss der Informationstechnologie auf die globale CO2-Bilanz macht bereitsheute einige Prozentpunkte der globalen Kohlenstoff-Emissionen aus undwächst weiterschnell: Die technischen Entscheidungen in den heute eingesetzten Telekommunikationsnetzen werden sich auf die CO2-Bilanz der kommenden Jahrzehnte signifikant auswirken. Entdecken Sie, warum Glasfaser die richtige Wahl für die Umwelt ist. Lesen Sie die ACOME-Veröffentlichung zu diesem Thema, indem Sie oben klicken.
Xavier Renard, Telecom Business Unit Marketing Director, ACOME
Apr 612:20
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5G R&D & test beds (DE)

Gigabit Germany
  • Innovation use studies
  • Industry case studies
  • Ease of access for 5G R&D
  • Future developments: where next for 5G R&D?
Daniel Stehn, Senior Program Manager 5G, Vodafone
Alexandra Mause, Head of Unit DK15 Technology Funding, Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr
Michael Lipka, Expert, Huawei Technologies Deutschland
Apr 612:20
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Collaborative ecosystems and partnerships for Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0
  • How can incumbents, altnets and enterprises better collaborate for mutual gain?
  • What does a collaborative ecosystem look like in practice?
  • Joint ventures: a new model for partnerships?
Apr 614:20
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Commercialising 5G – capitalising on the B2B opportunities (DE)

Gigabit Germany
  • Making a commercial user case
  • What new ecosystem opportunities does 5G offer?
  • Will 5G deepen collaboration between operators and other industries?
  • How will 5G change market dynamics?
  • Monetising increased data streams
Apr 614:20
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Addressing the challenge of urban “not-spots” (DE)

Digital Society
  • Where should operators prioritise resources to ensure full coverage for urban areas?
  • How has the ongoing fibre rollout progressed in Germany’s urban areas?
  • Embracing 5G, enhancing 4G: how can existing and new infrastructure deliver full urban connectivity?
Apr 615:00
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Assessing the 5G investment landscape

Gigabit Germany
  • How is 5G investment set to evolve in Germany?
  • An investment perspective: can 5G be self-sufficient?
  • Joint ventures: what opportunities are there for market entrants?
  • Partnerships: where can collaboration deliver the most ROI for operators?
Apr 615:00
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Supporting start-ups as drivers of digital transformation (ENG)

Digital Society
  • Understanding Germany’s digital start-up ecosystem
  • Making a success of collaboration
  • How are partnerships and ecosystems set to evolve within the digital start-up space?
last published: 04/Apr/22 20:15 GMT

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