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Interconnection Workshop
Policy for Next Generation Networks: European and US Perspectives
Friday, March 27, 2009 - MIT Stata Center, Cambridge, MA

9:00 - 10:00 Session I: NextGen Networks - the Policy Challenge / Context

- Bill Lehr (MIT) Welcome and Introduction

-Glenn Woroch (UC Berkeley) "Open Access, Structural Remedies & NextGen Netorks: Economic & Policy Perspectives"

10:30 - 12:00 Session II: European Context & Telecom Italia's Proposal

-Stefano Mannoni (AGCOM) "Network separation: the European and the Italian Perspective"

-Giovanni Amendola (Telecom Italia) "Telecom Italia's undertakings: building up an operational separation Model"

-Lorenzo Pupillo (Telecom Italia) "Impact on the Economy of Functional Separation: the case of Italy"

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 Session III: U.S. Context & Perspectives

-Sharon Gillett (DTC) "US Policymaker Perspective" (presentation not available)

-Link Hoewing (Verizon) "A US Industry Perspective"

3:00 - 4:20 Session IV: Architectures, Other Options, and Future Challenges

-Marvin Sirbu (Carnegie Mellon University) "FTTx Architectures and Why it Matters for the Open Access Debate?"

4:20 - 4:30 Wrap- up and adjourn


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