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September 27

2011FTTH Council Conference


Join industry leaders, visionaries and decision makers at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin for Lighting the Economy and be part of the most comprehensive FTTH learning program anywhere.

The workshop’s purpose is to provide a forum for interested members of the WDM-PON community to share information and discuss the past, present, and especially the future of WDM-PON technology. The full day event with invited talks and contributed presentations as well as a panel discussion has been organized by the WDM-PON Forum, and will take place in conjunction with the FTTH Council’s annual meeting in Orlando, FL. 

The goal of the workshop is to discuss strategies for taking WDM-PON from its present state into its next stage of viability as a technology for widespread commercial deployment.

Agenda :


08:00am:Welcome and introduction,Bernd Hesse, WDM PON forum

08:10am:“Opening speech”,Daniel OConnell, FTTH Council North America, President


1. Market update

08:30am:“ FTTx market overview”,Kamalini Ganguly, OVUM

09:00am: “Experience with WDM PON in SME markets,Ger C. Bakker, UNET

09:20am:“Open Lambda Initiative”,Shan Wey Ph.D., Nokia Siemens Networks, on behalf of OLI (Alcatel-Lucent, NSN, Vodafone, ZTE)

09:40am:“WDM PON for NG-PON2 standardization”,Shan Wey Ph.D., Nokia Siemens Networks, Stephan Neidlinger Ph.D., ADVA Optical Networking, on behalf of co-authors from Ericsson, ETRI, LG-Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, ZTE.


2. Architectures& Technologies moderator: Stefan Murry Ph.D., WDM PON Forum

10:15am:“WDM-PON Transmitter Component Progress”, Greg Pickrell Ph.D., AOI

10:35am:“Towards Fully Loaded and Scalable FTTH Networks”, Bas Huiszoon Ph.D., Genexis

10:55am:“WDM PON for Mobile backhaul”, Stefan Dahlfort Ph.D.,Ericsson

11:15am:“What's Next after next generation PON”,John Halverson, LG Ericsson

11:35am: “The provision of virtually unlimited bandwidth in optical connectivity networks – Next Generation Optical Access (NGOA)”, Shan Wey Ph.D., NSN

11:55am:“Getting WDM-PON scalability and flexibility right”,Magnus Olson, Transmode

12:15pm:“A link design method for injection seeded WDM-PON”, Chang-Hee Lee Ph.D., KaistUniversity

12:35pm:“If When, Why WDM-PON Not Now”, Kim Ph.D., MEL


12:55pm:Lunch break


02:00pm:“Next Generation PON - The Road Beyond 10G”, Chris Pfistner Ph.D., Neophotonics

02:20pm:“WDM-PON Migration Strategies OSP Considerations”,David Stallworth, OFS

02:40pm:“WDMPON for fiber saving when resources are depleted”,Saeed Anwar, SOLiD Technologies

03:00pm: “Next Generation Access Deployed Today”,Kit Smith, Telamon

03:20pm:“ODN migration to WDM PON”,Pat Sims, Huawei

03:40pm:“The migration to NG PON”, Hon Yi Corecess


3. Business and operator view panel moderator: Stephen Hardy - Editorial Director / Associate Publisher, Lightwave

04:00 … 05:30pm:

- “Cost Comparison of GPON and DWDM PON for commercial services”,François Ménard, Tel-Tech

- “The OPEN Operator: determining factor for new services, innovation AND investments in glasfibers”,Jeroen van de Lagemaat, NDIX

- “Boost your FTTx business case using a sophisticated planning and optimization environment”,Roland Wessäly, atesio GmbH

- “The challenges inherent in acquiring dark fiber for backhaul or cost-effective circuits, when a provider is looking to be an MSO”, Kevin Manovich, NWT

- “FTTH projects overview”, Johan Henes, Lambda Networks


4. Closing statements


06:00 – 08:00pm Reception sponsored by Ericsson

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