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5G Asia and Network Virtualisation & SDN Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Chairman's Welcome
  • Shad Hashmi - SVP, Digital Development Global Markets, BBC Worldwide
08:55 - 10:30 95 mins Free
AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
VR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
09:00 - 09:20 20 mins
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5G Asia and Network Virtualisation & SDN Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Powering the 2018 Winter Olympics with 5G
  • SungKyu Lee - VP and the Head of Device Technology Department, KT
  • Showcasing 5G technology innovation
  • Testing 5G enabled 4K HD fitted cameras and drones
  • Results from Olympic trials and lessons learnt
  • KT’s 5G vision
  • First to commercialize mobile 5G – plans for 2019 deployment
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
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5G Asia and Network Virtualisation & SDN Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Enlighten 5G City
  • Wang Zhongtao - President of Wireless Network Marketing & Solution Sales, Huawei
09:40 - 10:20 40 mins
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5G Asia and Network Virtualisation & SDN Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
CXO KEYNOTE PANEL: What will the Telco of the future look like?
  • Moderator Virat Patel - Managing Director, Pioneer Consulting Asia
  • Mr Wing Lee - Chief Executive Officer, YTL Communications
  • Ian Watson - Chief Executive Officer, Cellcard Cambodia
  • Geok Chwee Ong - CEO, Bridge Alliance
  • Market trends and drivers for change, and potential scenarios for the future telecommunications industry
  • Evolving relationships and roles of LTE, satellite, MVNOs, OTT and other players - Where do mobile network operators fit in the value chain?
  • How will organisational and cost structures evolve?
  • Opportunities for Telco’s to grow and diversify business models
  • How will operators effectively monetising networks?
  • How will digital transformation play a part?
10:20 - 10:40 20 mins
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5G Asia and Network Virtualisation & SDN Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
5G deployments – Defining the future of the network today
  • Alex Quach - VP, Data Center Group and GM of the 5G Strategy & Program Office, Intel

As the industry accelerates the transformation of its network infrastructure, new innovative services and use cases offered by 5G will quickly become an achievable reality. As an industry leader, Intel has paved the path for organizations to utilize 5G-enabled networks delivering the promise of massive connectivity, ultra-low latency, unprecedented reliability and enhanced security. Join Alex Quach, Intel’s Vice President and General Manager of 5G Strategy, and hear first-hand about the first wave of 5G innovations that are being powered by Intel.

10:30 - 10:45 15 mins
AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Chairman’s opening remarks: Industry updates from the AREA
  • Mun Yew Loh, ReVR
10:40 - 11:30 50 mins
5G Asia and Network Virtualisation & SDN Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Morning networking break and exhibition visit
10:45 - 11:10 25 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Ignorance isn’t bliss. Removing the barrier to mainstream adoption of VR/AR in enterprise
  • Thom Strimbu - CEO, Voxeldome
  • How can we address the lack of knowledge on what VR/AR technology is and what it can do?
  • Recalibrating expectations for MR capabilities by finding appropriate performance indicators
  • Assessing the progress of adoption of VR/AR solutions in enterprises
  • When will the VR/AR capabilities explode? Leveraging new technology now to gain competitor advantage in the future
11:10 - 11:30 20 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Lessons to be learnt: how is innovation in higher education leading the search for a killer use case?
  • Samson Tan - Head of the Centre for Innovation in Learning, National Institute of Education
  • Deepening understanding with immersive learning: exploring unprecedented opportunities for education with VR
  • A tiered approach to implementation, finding value in different levels of investment
  • What is stopping visions for the future?
11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
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5G Asia Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
5G network trials and PoC tests
  • Yoji Kishi - Executive Director, Future Access Network Division, KDDI Research
  • KDDI's 5G trial
  • Expected applications for 5G
  • R&D activities related to 5G
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
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5G Asia Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Accelerating a digital future with 5G
  • Sandeep Girotra - Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific & Japan, Nokia
  • 5G is happening – are we ready?
  • A digital future lies in the hands of end-users
  • Ultra-broadband and vertical services in 5G
  • 5G use cases: changing the speed of technology
12:10 - 12:40 30 mins
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5G Asia Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Panel: The business case for 5G
  • Moderator Shad Hashmi - SVP, Digital Development Global Markets, BBC Worldwide
  • Paul Jesemann - Regional CTO, APAC, Mavenir
  • Javier Gonzalez - Partner, Head of Communications, Media & Technology in APR, Oliver Wyman
  • Andrey Kuzin - Chief Techical Officer, Smart AXIATA
  • Jussi Lehmuskallio - Managing Director, Elisa Hong Kong
  • Ronald Prasad - Chief Operating Officer, Vodafone Fiji
  • Is the investment and ROI for 5G justified?
  • How and where to allocate capital to support 5G?
  • Capturing the business potential of early use case opportunities
  • How should the industry commercialize 5G broadband connectivity? How to ‘price’ 5G?
  • Approaches for developing vs developed countries
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
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5G Asia Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Leading the world to 5G and the expansion to new industries
  • Mantosh Malhotra - VP & President, Qualcomm SEA
  • Making 5G to be in reality in Yr 2019
  • 5G device chipset readiness
  • Tackle challenges in 5G mmWave
  • Expand 5G to new industries
  • 5G value in South East Asia region
13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
5G Asia Keynotes - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Networking and refreshment break
14:00 - 14:05 5 mins
5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Chairman's Opening Remarks
  • Stephen Wilson - Principal Analyst, Analysys Mason
14:00 - 14:05 5 mins
4G Evolution
Chairman's Opening Remarks
  • Neil Shah - Research Director, Devices & Ecosystems, Counterpoint Technology Market Research
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Networking and refreshment break
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
Info
5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
SoftBank 5G x IoT Studio and MEC architecture
  • Takao Okamawari - Director, Advanced Technology Research Department, SoftBank

SoftBank launched 5GxIoT Studio in japan in order to stimulate the enterprise partners for new business on 5G. The studio has the 5G radio equipment and the concept of our edge computing achieved by OSS and different architectures such as x86, ARM and even GPU.

14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
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4G Evolution
Business Models in LTE and 5G
  • Ivan Landen - Chief Wireless Officer, Blue Wireless
  • Technology evolution from 3G, 4G, LTE to 5G
  • Business models and outlook for the future
  • The changing role of Infrastructure providers and MVNOs Service Providers
  • Enterprise adoption of LTE/5G WAN services
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
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5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
5G - A New Era in the Horizon
  • Gayan Koralage - Director, Group Strategy & Commercial, edotco Group
  • Infra challenges in data network densification
  • Street furniture – the next breed of telco infra
  • Industry collaboration & inter dependency
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
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4G Evolution
Requirements for moving from 4G to 5G
  • Indika Walpitage - VP Network Operations & Service Assurance, Group Technology, Dialog Axiata
  • Hitting critical mass uptake of LTE
  • Challenges faced in network rollout
  • Cellular LTE technology
  • Improving existing architecture
  • Capabilities to bridge the gap to 5G
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Digital Reality or Virtual Insanity: How ready is your business for the age of AR/VR?
  • Amer Iqbal - Head of Digital Strategy & Innovation, Deloitte

I know, I know… you’ve been hearing about VR since the 80’s. But this year will definitely be the year Digital Reality explodes and becomes a must-have for every business – right?

When we get past the conversation about when AR/VR will hit critical mass, a strangely uncomfortable question arises: is your business actually ready for the revolution? What’s your strategy and how will you demonstrate ROI?

The Digital Reality Maturity Model is a framework that corporates can use to assess where they are on the readiness scale and inform pragmatic decisions to get started, scale over time, and make the virtual a reality.

14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
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5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
PANEL: 5G deployment strategies and realities
  • Moderator Stephen Wilson - Principal Analyst, Analysys Mason
  • Kai Sahala - Head of 5G Sales, Asia Pacific and Japan, Nokia
  • Mohamed Madkour - VP of Wireless Network Marketing & Head of Global Demand Generation, Huawei
  • Raden Supriadi - Expert, Core, XL Axiata
  • Cost benefit analysis of different 5G deployment scenarios
  • Deployment phases
  • Standalone vs non-standalone
  • Nationwide vs regional deployment, urban and rural deployments
  • Lessons learned from 3G and LTE deployment
14:45 - 15:05 20 mins
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4G Evolution
The role of regulators in facilitating a smart nation
  • Francis Fong - Honorary President, Hong Kong Information Technology Federation
  • Are 5G spectrum rights/policies conflicting with innovation?
  • Learning from glowing examples of regulatory 5G initiatives
  • Spectrum challenges in the APAC and globally
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Changing hearts and minds: successful Change Management for AR/VR?
  • Maryam Azh - Founder, Overlay Technologies
  • Is it worth it? How far does AR/VR improve current processes? What’s the ROI?
  • How can businesses soothe the growing pains of human machine interaction?
  • Introducing disruptive technology without disrupting existing processes
  • From adoption to retention, shifting employee mind-sets and implementing lasting solutions
  • Assisting not tracking: addressing the privacy concerns of workers
15:05 - 15:25 20 mins
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4G Evolution
Cellcard’s Journey to 5G
  • Ian Watson - Chief Executive Officer, Cellcard Cambodia
  • 4G mobile data drive in Cambodia
  • 4G expansion initiative and expansion preparations for 5G
  • 5G by 2019 onwards and immediate use cases
  • Key 5G technologies being envisioned with full deployment of 5G. – Big Data, E-Sim, Smart Cities, Ai, AR/VR
15:15 - 15:35 20 mins
5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
5G: innovation in regulation and spectrum management best practice
  • Cristian Gomez - Director, Spectrum Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Asia Pacific, GSMA
15:20 - 15:40 20 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Finding an end-to-end solution: bridging the gap between hardware manufacturers & end-users
  • James Lau - Director, Avnet
  • Poor choice or poor understanding? Who are the leaders of the ecosystem?
  • How far is the current VR/AR hardware limiting the use cases for mainstream adoption?
  • Where are the opportunities for customisation? How do we create hardware compliant for different industries?
  • What do we have and where do we need to be?
15:25 - 16:15 50 mins
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4G Evolution
Afternoon networking break, exhibition visit and LeadersIn Executive Meeting

LeadersIn 5G Asia –Executive Summit (15:40 - 16:40)

Senior executives representing Telcos from the Asian region will gather for a private discussion focusing on the challenges and opportunities surrounding the transition from LTE to 5G and monetisation strategies. This closed door strategic discussion will be held under Chatham House Rule, to encourage openness and information sharing. By invitation only.


This is an invitation-only session. For more information contact Georgina Charnley-Smith at Georgina.Charnley-Smith@informa.com

15:35 - 16:15 40 mins
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5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Afternoon networking break, exhibition visit and LeadersIn Executive Meeting

LeadersIn 5G Asia –Executive Summit (15:40 - 16:40)

Senior executives representing Telcos from the Asian region will gather for a private discussion focusing on the challenges and opportunities surrounding the transition from LTE to 5G and monetisation strategies. This closed door strategic discussion will be held under Chatham House Rule, to encourage openness and information sharing. By invitation only.


This is an invitation-only session. For more information contact Georgina Charnley-Smith at Georgina.Charnley-Smith@informa.com

15:40 - 16:30 50 mins
AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Lunch and refreshment break
16:15 - 16:35 20 mins
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5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
5G - A New Regime in the Making
  • Carlson Chu - SVP Technology Strategy and Development, PCCW/HKT
  • 5G will fuel digital transformation and future economy
  • Winning the race to 5G requires the right policy and regulation
  • Service providers have to explore new business models and develop new capabilities
16:15 - 16:35 20 mins
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4G Evolution
Security in Digitalized World with 3GPP
  • Anand Prasad - Chair of SA3 Security Group, 3GPP
  • 5G era we will see explosion of new connectivity services that will lead to mobile technology penetrating deeper in the society
  • 3GPP develops security for mobile communciations with security from the very beginning
  • This talk will give key security enhancements brought by 3GPP 5G Phase-1 and a brief overview of on-going activities in Phase-2
16:30 - 17:10 40 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
What will the maturity of 5G mean for the capability of VR technology?
  • Hiromasa Yanighara - Research Engineer, KDDI Research

This case-study rich presentation will bring the research of KDDI to centre stage. Receive cutting edge insights into how the maturity of 5G technology, with low latency and high-speed data rate, translates into the increased capability of XR technology.

Finding use cases for VR Broadcasting with 5G 

The landscape of sports viewing is set to change with unprecedented viewing experiences being unleashed in XR with Free-Viewpoint Video. The full manifestation of 5G technology will facilitate new content and streaming capabilities for sports fans around the world. Find out how cutting ties to zero-latency and tether-less technology will enhance and broaden use cases for VR.

Blurring the boundaries of physical and digital. Closing the barrier of distance with AR.

The development of Telepresence and Virtual Characters with AR Smart-glasses represent an opportunity to increase the authenticity of communications and remove the barrier of distance for a better-connected experience.

Augmented Reality as the next interface for communication: connecting the isolated worker

Discover how Remote Operation Assistance (VistaFinder Mx) and Smartglass (AR) harnesses the transformative power of remote assistance for industrial workers. By developing customised applications for industry specific solutions, remote assistance has clear value across diverse verticals.

VR streaming with GPS 

See how the combination of 5G, VR and GPS can facilitate a field trip to the moon's surface. This case study explores the proof of concept behind more use cases for 5G in VR by capitalising on low delay interaction.

16:35 - 16:55 20 mins
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5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
Fireside chat: 5G and enterprises services – TM’s perspective
  • Interviewer Virat Patel - Managing Director, Pioneer Consulting Asia
  • Azrin Aris - Head of Product Division Business Technology, TM ONE
  • Today’s smart services for enterprises
  • Potential 5G use cases
  • Challenges ahead and likely ways forward for telcos
16:35 - 17:05 30 mins
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4G Evolution
PANEL: Turning network security into business opportunities
  • Moderator Neil Shah - Research Director, Devices & Ecosystems, Counterpoint Technology Market Research
  • Anand Prasad - Chair of SA3 Security Group, 3GPP
  • Sanjay Tiwari - Senior Manager, Comms industry practice and 5G initiative lead, Accenture, ATCI, India.
  • Mike Ang - President, ATiS
  • Data privacy and customer loyalty at the forefront
  • How is edge computing changing the security landscape?
  • Architecture and protocols for 5G network security
  • Impact of 5G security on the network business and services
  • Will security as a network service bring new revenue opportunities to the 5G era
  • How will 5G with blockchain make network security a business front-runner
  • Lawful interception.
16:55 - 17:25 30 mins
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5G in Practise - Sands Grand Ballroom A
PANEL: 5G eMBB – a game changer for media and entertainment?
  • Moderator Mei Lee Quah - Industry Principal - Telecoms and Payments Strategy, ICT Practice [APAC], Frost & Sullivan
  • Alex Quach - VP, Data Center Group and GM of the 5G Strategy & Program Office, Intel
  • Carlson Chu - SVP Technology Strategy and Development, PCCW/HKT
  • Drivers for superfast mobile broadband
  • Is eMBB the first commercial 5G use case?
  • Potential applications, services and commercial opportunities
  • Alleviating capacity, interference and reliability issues
  • Technology enablers and network architectures
  • Building on gigabit LTE networks and preparing for 5G eMBB
  • Will mobile eventually replace fixed broadband?
17:10 - 17:40 30 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
From conception to implementation: A virtual solution for industrial use cases
  • Kristian Emil Andreasen - Director, Kanda
  • What does the life cycle of the implementation of AR/VR solutions look like?
  • Is there a tangible ROI? How long does it take to get there?
  • With a growing expectation for smoother, faster experiences how can businesses leverage AR/VR to deliver efficient services to their customers?
  • What does the life cycle of the implementation of AR/VR solutions look like?
  • Is there a tangible ROI? How long does it take to get there?
  • How does interaction in virtual reality increase co-operation and retention in real-life?
17:40 - 18:10 30 mins
AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Networking and refreshment break
18:10 - 18:40 30 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
How far will VR and AR technology enhance the capabilities of the healthcare industry?
  • Nicola Lee - Resident in Diagnostic Radiology, Singapore Radiological Society
  • What are the VR/AR applications presently available and utilized in the healthcare industry?
  • What are the barriers to research and implementation of AR/VR solutions?
  • Addressing current research into VR/AR solutions and opportunities for future growth of VR/AR in healthcare.
18:40 - 19:00 20 mins
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AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
How is augmented and virtual reality in Retail + e-commerce affecting payment innovation?
  • Johnny Ang - Regional Senior Director, Business Development, Value Added Services & Innovation, Wirecard
  • Taking try before buy to the next level with virtual show rooms
  • Exploring the opportunities and enlarged platform virtual marketing creates for e-commerce
  • Converting virtual experiences into transactional results
19:00 - 19:30 30 mins
AR/AR Summit FREE (Exhibition Theatre 2)
Closing remarks
  • Mun Yew Loh, ReVR
19:30 - 20:30 60 mins
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5G Asia Power Hour

Join the 5G Asia Power Hour - Meet with multiple senior executives to discuss current projects and future challenges in a light hearted and informal way.

20:30 - 21:30 60 mins
TechXLR8 Asia Awards Ceremony
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19:30 - 20:30
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5G Asia Power Hour

Join the 5G Asia Power Hour - Meet with multiple senior executives to discuss current projects and future challenges in a light hearted and informal way.

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20:30 - 21:30

TechXLR8 Asia Awards Ceremony

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