Register your attendance for BASe North America 2021
When? 1pm – 5pm, Saturday 16th October
Where? Musigny 1, Lower Level, Wynn Las Vegas, USA
On Saturday, October 16th, from 1:00 – 5:00 PM at the Wynn Las Vegas, Broadband Forum, the communications industry’s leading organization focused on accelerating broadband innovation, standards, and ecosystem development, will be hosting its renowned Broadband Acceleration Seminar (BASe) North America 2021 event, co-located with Calix ConneXions. Consisting of a world-class line-up of major operators, technology leaders, and industry analysts.
This year the BASe North America 2021 delivers two sessions with focus on technical developments and future opportunities within PON fiber access and the ever-evolving opportunities and technical advancements in services to the connected user. The sessions will be structured as:
Session 1: Voice from the Broadband Industry
Session focused on what is fundamental to the advancement of the Broadband services and the wider ecosystem. Opinions presented from key operators, national Fiber associations and standards bodies.
1:00 – 1:05 pm Welcome and Introduction – Host/Moderator: Bernd Hesse, Senior Director Field Marketing, Calix
1:05 – 1:30 pm Broadband Forum Overview – Speaker: Ken Ko, Managing Director, Broadband Forum
1:30 – 1:50 pm The State of PON in AT&T – Speaker: Ed Walters, Director Converged Architecture & Design, AT&T
1:50 – 2:10 pm The Market Has Spoken: If it’s not fiber, it’s not broadband – Speaker: Kevin Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer Clearfield & Vice Chair of the Board FBA
2:10 – 2:30 pm ITU-T Standards Update: Progress Towards Building the Next PON Ecosystem – Speaker: Chris Bernard, Product Architect, Calix
Session 2: FTTx Access and Ecosystem Vendor Thought Leadership
Session focused on understanding the technology options from today’s GPON to XGS-PON and beyond to 25Gig, 50Gig and 100Gig.
3:00 – 3:05 pm Welcome and Introduction – Host/Moderator: Bernd Hesse, Sen Dir Field Marketing, Calix
3:05 – 3:25 pm We’ve Past the 10G PON Inflection – Now What? – Speaker: Geoff Burke, CMO, DZSi
3:25 – 3:45 pm The Second Billion Ports: New Applications for PON – Speaker: Frank Effenberger, Fellow, Optical Transport and Access Standards, Futurewei
3:45 – 4:05 pm FTTx – Open & Disaggregated PON USe Cases – Speaker: Michael Horn, Global Head of Business Development and Channels, Radisys
4:05 – 4:25 pm The Future is Here Today – Speaker: Jeff Brown, Director Field Marketing, Calix
4:25 – 4:45 pm Turning Copper into Glass: Innovative FTTep Solutions with G.hn – Speaker: Pierre Trudeau, President & CEO, Positron Access Solutions
Join us for a BASe N. America networking reception from 5:00 – 6:00 PM.