After three very successful events in US and Europe, it's time for another exciting event. This year, the WDM PON Forum board has made the decision to focus at this workshop on panel discussions only.


09:00am ... 09:15am "Welcome and introduction" - Bernd Hesse

09:15am ... 10:45am I. Market update - Moderated by Stefan Murry

Jeff Heynen, Infonetics Research

Roland Montagne, IDATE

Steven S. Ross, Broadband Communities

Johan Henes, LambdaNetworks

10:45am ... 11:30am II. Technical poster presentations (including Coffee break)

Next generation optical access cost models and TCO analysis”, Deutsche Telekom, ADVA Optical Networking, presented by David Altstaetter, ADVA Optical Networking

“tbd”, AOI, Stefan Murry

“Modular Optical Gateway Design for WDM PON”, Genexis, Luuk Pals

“The Future of Broadband Access, Now”, LG-Ericsson, Stephen Lappan

“Successful competition with WDM PON through service differentiation and operational simplicity”, Nokia Siemens Networks, Shaheedul Huq

“Getting WDM-PON scalability and flexibility right”, Transmode, Ola Wikström

„tbd“, CIG, Amir Ghoddoussi

“tbd”, Gigabit Square / GigU, Mark Ansboury

11:30am ... 12:45pm III. Business and operator view panel

Hartwig Tauber, FttH Council Europe

Amir Ghoddoussi, CIG

John Brown, Citylink

Mark Ansboury, Gigabit Square / GigU

IV. Closing Statements - Bernd Hesse

Please join industry leaders, visionaries and decision makers during the FTTH Council Conference in Dallas, TX for the 4th WDM PON workshop.

The workshop's purpose is to provide a forum for interested members of the WDM-PON Forum community (1300+) to share information and provide market and technology updates.

The workshop has been organized by the WDM-PON Forum, and will take place in conjunction with the FTTH Council's North America annual conference in Dallas, TX.

This years workshop will be a half-day event with invited talks and a poster session as well as panel discussions.

Any questions should be addressed to the organizing committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



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