Wireline Network Evolution

Track Sponsor

The increasing demand for connectivity underscores the imperative for operators to intensify their efforts toward achieving 10G capabilities.

This track will delve into the essential technologies driving the evolution of wireline networks. Gain valuable insights and discover strategies to enhance speed and reliability, ultimately unlocking a seamless user experience.

Track Speakers

John Bevilacqua

Principal Architect
CableLabs

Edward Boyd

Vice President, PON R&D
Ciena

Dr. Alberto Campos

Fellow
CableLabs

John Chapman

CTO Broadband & Fellow
Industry

Mike Cooper

Principal Architect
Cox Communications

Michael Emmendorfer

Vice President of Technology
Calix

Mark Goodwin

Lead Network Engineer
Cox Communications

Belal Hamzeh

Vice President, Technology & System Engineering
Comcast

Dr. Robert Howald

Comcast Fellow
Comcast

John Huang

Lead Communications Network Engineer
Cox Communications

Moe Iqbal

Sr. Lead Architect
Cox Communications

Dr. Zhensheng Jia

Fellow and Director of Advanced Optical Technologies
CableLabs

Dr. Curtis Knittle

Vice President, Wired Technologies
CableLabs

Derek Lee

Manager, Wireline Access Technology & Engineering
Rogers Cablesystem

Jason Livingood

Vice President - Technology Policy, Product & Standards
Comcast

Israel Madiedo

Innovation & Technology Director
izzi (Televisa)

Deependra Malla

Network Design Engineer
Cox Communications Inc.

Tanuja Maneesh

Senior Optical Transport Engineer
Rogers Communications, Canada

Marc Morrissette

Sr. Principle Engineer, Access Networks
Comcast

Venk Mutalik

Comcast Fellow
Comcast

Elad Nafshi

Executive Vice President, Chief Network Officer
Comcast

Kevin Noll

Principal Architect
CableLabs

Mr. Mike O’Dell

Distinguished Engineer
Comcast

Richard Primerano

Principal Engineer, Next Generation Access Network
Comcast

Dr. Richard Prodan

Engineering Fellow
Comcast

Ben Ragel

Sr. PON Engineer
Rogers Communications

Saifur Rahman

Distinguished Engineer
Comcast

Dan Rice

VP, Access Network Engineering
Comcast

David Ririe

Cox Communications

Dr. Jason Rupe

Distinguished Technologist
CableLabs

Track Sessions​

Agenda Tabs
Wireline Network Evolution

Your Network is Talking, Please Listen

12:30 PM
- 1:45 PM
Larry Wolcott
Comcast Fellow
Comcast
Mr. Mike O’Dell
Distinguished Engineer
Comcast
Belal Hamzeh
Vice President, Technology & System Engineering
Comcast
Wireline Network Evolution

Getting the Download on FDX

2:00 PM
- 3:15 PM
Moderator
Dan Rice
VP, Access Network Engineering
Comcast
Dr. Robert Howald
Comcast Fellow
Comcast
Dr. Richard Prodan
Engineering Fellow
Comcast
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Wireline Network Evolution

PNM Live!

2:30 PM
- 3:10 PM
Wireline Network Evolution

Track Keynote: From the Cloud to the Home – a Smarter, Faster and Most Reliable Network Realized

3:30 PM
- 4:00 PM
Elad Nafshi
Executive Vice President, Chief Network Officer
Comcast
Wireline Network Evolution

Balancing Efficiency and Flexibility: A Comparative Analysis of Home Connect Strategies in FTTH Deployments

4:00 PM
- 4:40 PM
Wireline Network Evolution

A Report Card on Virtual CCAP and Low Latency

4:00 PM
- 5:15 PM
Moderator
David Ririe
Cox Communications
Derek Lee
Manager, Wireline Access Technology & Engineering
Rogers Cablesystem
Jason Livingood
Vice President - Technology Policy, Product & Standards
Comcast
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Wireline Network Evolution

Practical Strategies for Deploying FTTH

7:30 AM
- 8:45 AM
Moderator
John Bevilacqua
Principal Architect
CableLabs
Brian Yarbrough
Principal Engineer - OSP Engineering
Cox Communications
Kevin Noll
Principal Architect
CableLabs
Wireline Network Evolution

Building Tomorrow: Sustainable Fiber Networks for a Greener Future

11:30 AM
- 12:10 PM
Wireline Network Evolution

From Residential to Multi-Service Fiber Access Networks

11:30 AM
- 12:10 PM
Wireline Network Evolution

Navigating the Transition: Operational Insights into Delivering Broadband over Fiber

12:15 PM
- 12:55 PM
Wireline Network Evolution

A Photonic Future

12:30 PM
- 1:45 PM
Moderator
Fernando Villarruel
Senior Advisor PON Core Group
Ciena- Tibit Technologies
Dr. Zhensheng Jia
Fellow and Director of Advanced Optical Technologies
CableLabs
Venk Mutalik
Comcast Fellow
Comcast
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Wireline Network Evolution

Coherent PON

2:00 PM
- 2:55 PM
Moderator
Matt Schmitt
Principal Architect
CableLabs
Edward Boyd
Vice President, PON R&D
Ciena
Dr. Haipeng Zhang
Principal Architect
CableLabs
Wireline Network Evolution

HFC Continues to Deliver

3:45 PM
- 5:00 PM
Dr. Alberto Campos
Fellow
CableLabs
Mike Cooper
Principal Architect
Cox Communications
Dr. Rob Thompson
System Architect
Sercomm Technology Inc.
Wireline Network Evolution

The Three Laws of Broadband

4:00 PM
- 4:20 PM
John Chapman
CTO Broadband & Fellow
Industry
Wireline Network Evolution

Operationalizing and Automating PON

9:30 AM
- 10:45 AM
Moderator
Dr. Curtis Knittle
Vice President, Wired Technologies
CableLabs
Jon Schnoor
Principle Architect, Wired Technologies
CableLabs
Michael Emmendorfer
Vice President of Technology
Calix
+1
Wireline Network Evolution

Driving End-to-End IP Networking

9:30 AM
- 10:45 AM
Moderator
John Chapman
CTO Broadband & Fellow
Industry
Mark Goodwin
Lead Network Engineer
Cox Communications
Deependra Malla
Network Design Engineer
Cox Communications Inc.
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Wireline Network Evolution

Boosting Performance: PNM for Optical Networks

11:30 AM
- 12:45 PM
Moderator
Israel Madiedo
Innovation & Technology Director
izzi (Televisa)
Dr. Jason Rupe
Distinguished Technologist
CableLabs
Robert-Jan van Minnen
Senior Manager Network Analytics & Performance Planning
Liberty Global - Liberty Tech
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Wireline Network Evolution

Optimizing DOCSIS® Capacity

11:30 AM
- 12:45 PM
Moderator
Karthik Sundaresan
Distinguished Technologist & Director of HFC solutions
CableLabs
Jay Zhu
Senior Principal Software Engineer
Comcast
Saifur Rahman
Distinguished Engineer
Comcast
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