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Jun 12
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08:50 - 09:00 10 mins
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5G World Keynotes
Analyst intro: Global state of play of 5G and expectations for the next 24 months
  • Dario Talmesio - Principal Analyst & Practice Leader, Ovum
  • Reviewing the global operator 5G test and trials scene
  • Analysing trends in Telco 5G technology approaches
  • The road ahead from WRC
  • Standards and Release 16 expectations
  • 5G enabled devices and smartphones; what are the roll out and uptake expectations?
09:00 - 09:20 20 mins
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5G World Keynotes
Operator Keynote: Reality check: What have we achieved and where do we go from here?
  • 5G fixed broadband efforts
  • Getting ready to launch a truly mobile 5G
  • Densifying your network and capitalising on the small cell opportunity
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
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5G World Keynotes
Keynote: In search of the killer app
  • Should the market wait to define the killer app or get started?
  • Is there just one killer app?
  • Consumers vs the enterprise 5G opportunity
  • Expectations, timelines and technology roadmap for network slicing
09:40 - 10:10 30 mins
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5G World Keynotes
CxO Panel: Operators enabling the gigabit society
  • Ayşem Ertopuz - Executive Vice President - Digital Services and Solutions (CDO), Turkcell
  • Jorge Graca - CTIO, NOS
  • Establishing 5G business models
  • 5G strengthening the Telco IoT portfolio
  • Gearing up for the real fourth industrial revolution
  • Setting up the 5G enterprise business in your organisation
  • Who pays for 5G? Should enterprises absorb costs?
10:10 - 11:00 50 mins
5G World Keynotes
Networking break & exhibition visit
11:00 - 11:20 20 mins
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5G World Keynotes
Operator Keynote: The roadmap to full realisation of 5G
  • Alexander Lautz - Senior Vice President 5G, Deutsche Telekom
  • Lessons learned from recent tests and trials 

  • Commercial launch timelines 

  • 5G smartphones: will consumers pay for 5G?

  • Industries driving the need for 5G

11:20 - 11:35 15 mins
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5G World Keynotes
Ministerial Address: Governments as the enablers of 5G innovation
  • Reviewing governmental ambitions for nations to be 5G leaders
  • 5G's role in creating a world leading digital economy
  • Success stories and initiatives in accelerating the deployments of 5G networks
  • The Governmental position on infrastructure sharing
11:35 - 11:55 20 mins
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5G World Keynotes
Keynote: 5G - Connecting and accelerating at the speed of innovation
  • Rethinking your network architecture
  • Bringing in an accelerated speed of change
  • Virtualisation at the heart of your 5G preparation
11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
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5G Enabled Mobility - Free
Analyst market review: Is the automotive industry truly a driver for 5G?
  • Alan Hadden - Consultant and former President of the GSA, Hadden Telecoms Limited
  • Reviewing the state of play of 5G and autonomous vehicles
  • What are the in-vehicle infotainment opportunities of 5G?
  • Operators betting on smart cars
  • Will consumers pay for smart vehicles?
11:55 - 12:25 30 mins
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5G World Keynotes
CTO Panel: Realising the new, distributed and dynamic value architecture
  • Ibrahim Gedeon - CTO, TELUS
  • Brendan O'Reilly - CTO, O2
  • Building a smart network fabric on top of devices, sensors and the cloud
  • Should Operators share the 5G network costs?
  • Re-examining the network architecture and reliability - Is it built for 5G?
  • Digitising and automating processes to cut down deployment time and costs
  • Securing access to critical 5G resources; fibre, towers and street furniture
  • Working closely with regulatory authorities and developing a spectrum strategy
  • Shutting down 2G & 3G and what are the timelines?
  • What role will LTE play in the next 10 years?
12:00 - 12:30 30 mins
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5G Enabled Mobility - Free
Panel: 5G for a connected traffic & management
  • Rudi Strobbe - Innovation Manager (Lead), AXA Belgium
  • What are the grounds of collaboration between road authorities, telcos, car manufactures and more?
  • What are the data, edge, networking or other supporting technologies to achieve a safe transition to smart mobility?
  • Reviewing the network and spectrum requirements
12:25 - 12:45 20 mins
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5G World Keynotes
Keynote: Accelerating new enterprise 5G services
  • Winning 5G strategy, use cases and business models
  • Device strategies
  • Deciding on your network deployment approach
  • Analysing the various architectural and platform innovations
12:30 - 13:55 85 mins
5G Enabled Mobility - Free
Networking break & exhibition visit
12:45 - 13:55 70 mins
5G World Keynotes
Networking break & exhibition visit
13:55 - 14:00 5 mins
Network Economics & Transformation
Chairman's Remarks
  • Stéphane Teral - Executive Director – Research and Analysis, Mobile Infrastructure & Carrier Economics, IHS Markit
13:55 - 14:00 5 mins
Network as a Service
Chair’s Remarks
  • Dario Talmesio - Principal Analyst & Practice Leader, Ovum
13:55 - 14:00 5 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
Chair’s Remarks
13:55 - 14:00 5 mins
5G Ready Transport Architecture
Chair’s Remarks
13:55 - 14:25 30 mins
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5G Enabled Mobility - Free
Panel: Infotainment for the mobility industry
  • What can the train, car and airport industries learn from each other?
  • The passenger metamorphosis to the data consumer
  • What infotainment opportunities will 5G bring?
  • Network slicing for the mobility industry
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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Network Economics & Transformation
5G RAN Evolution
  • Sameh Yamany - CTO, Viavi Solutions
  • How can c-RAN help achieve the 5G vision?
  • Creating a flexible infrastructure that supports the increasingly heterogenous RANs
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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Network as a Service
Operator Case Study: Building a 5G enterprise business
  • Carl Arntzen - CEO, Bosch
  • Mark Stansfeld - Chair, Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and GiffGaff
  • How are Operators preparing internal functions for 5G monetisation

  • Consumer Vs enterprise; who will adopt 5G first?

  • Packaging and selling 5G successfully

  • The network slicing opportunity

14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
Can 5G exist without virtualised networks?
  • Alain Guigui - 5G Architect, Communications and Media Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Creating the ability to adapt to the dynamic nature of mobile traffic
  • What are the transformation timelines the industry should be looking at for virtualisation and cloudification?
  • What are the next steps after virtualisation?
  • Will public cloud rise soon?
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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5G Ready Transport Architecture
Embarking on the 5G transport journey
  • When should you start looking at transport network updates?
  • How to start building your backhaul and fronthaul?
  • Merging your 4G optical efforts with your 5G work
  • Reviewing the key technologies
  • Serving the new 5G areas at the cost points available
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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Network Economics & Transformation
5G Network Migration Learnings from LTE
  • Mustafa Aykut - Principal Advisor to BoD and CEO, Turkcell
  • Techniques for maximum efficiency of spectrum

  • Infrastructure transformation with software as key element

  • Maximum utilization of timing for 5G roll-out

  • Market Communication to manage users’ awareness

14:20 - 14:50 30 mins
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Network as a Service
Best practice showcase: Smart city initiatives
  • Moderator Dario Talmesio - Principal Analyst & Practice Leader, Ovum
  • Panellist Dimitra Simeonidou - Chief Scientific Officer and Professor of High Performance Networks, Bristol Is Open
  • Eduard Martin - 5G Programme Director, 5G Barcelona
  • How are municipalities supporting 5G innovation?
  • Reviewing existing 5G smart city initiatives
  • Best practice for municipality and Telco collaboration
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
Container based 5G networks virtualisation to maximize efficiency and agility
  • Martin Taylor - Chief Technology Officer, Metaswitch
  • Deploying 5G Core control and user plane on containers

  • How does the ecosystem change after virtualization containerization? 

  • Orchestration to the edge and multi-tenancy

  • Accelerating service delivery on edge clouds

  • Have we reached the era of API first?

14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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5G Ready Transport Architecture
Creating a modern 5G with 'anyhaul' transport
  • Extending & reusing existing technologies and purchasing new ones
  • How is CPRI evolving?
  • Supporting the transformation to a programmable mesh connecting the mobile and cloud elements dynamically

14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
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5G Enabled Mobility - Free
Ensuring QoS for the transportation industry
  • Achieving QoS and the coverage scenario
  • Who is responsible for QoS?
14:40 - 15:10 30 mins
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Network Economics & Transformation
Panel: Is the future O-RAN?
  • Stéphane Teral - Executive Director – Research and Analysis, Mobile Infrastructure & Carrier Economics, IHS Markit
  • Markus Brunner - Head, Standardization, Swisscom
  • Why are global Operators supporting an open RAN business model; what are the benefits?
  • RAN evolution to become more open and smarter
  • Using real-time analytics for machine learning systems and artificial intelligence
  • Equipping virtualized network elements with open, standardized interfaces
14:40 - 15:10 30 mins
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Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
Panel: The Journey to Cloud-Native
  • Oguz Sunay - Chief Architect, M-CORD, ONF
  • Lee Hines - Chief Strategist, Communications & Media Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Julian Bright - Senior Analyst, Intelligent Networks, Ovum
  • Should cloud-native be the goal for 5G operators?
  • Reviewing technologies, processes and models that need to change on the journey to cloud-native
  • What are the challenges CSPs can expect along the way
  • Expected benefits Operators can achieve at each Cloud-Native step
14:40 - 15:10 30 mins
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5G Ready Transport Architecture
Panel: Realising 5G with 'anyhaul' transport
  • How is anyhaul becoming a critical component of 5G?
  • Key considerations on anyhaul transport (including CPRI, eCPRI, xPON, DOCSIS 3.1, OTN etc)
  • Identifying the key industry players delivering this connectivity
14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
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5G Enabled Mobility - Free
Panel: 5G and automotive security
  • Who is responsible for the vehicles security and liable?
  • Autonomous vs Cooperative systems
  • Reviewing dedicating test solutions for smart cars
14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
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Network as a Service
Operator viewpoint: Operators as the true enablers of smart cities
  • João Ricardo Moreira - Head of Corporate, NOS
  • Reviewing business models that place the Telco at the heart of a smart city

  • Winning strategies and collaborations that will accelerate an Operator’s role in the smart city ecosystem

15:10 - 16:10 60 mins
Network Economics & Transformation
Networking break & exhibition visit
15:10 - 16:10 60 mins
Network as a Service
Networking break & exhibition visit
15:10 - 16:10 60 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
Networking break & exhibition visit
15:10 - 16:10 60 mins
5G Ready Transport Architecture
Networking break & exhibition visit
15:15 - 15:55 40 mins
5G Enabled Mobility - Free
Networking break & exhibition visit
15:55 - 16:15 20 mins
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5G Enabled Mobility - Free
5G enabling autonomous maritime
  • Which technologies will allow a vessel to operate autonomously, miles from shore?
  • Overview of the industry’s latest R&D developments
16:10 - 16:40 30 mins
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Network Economics & Transformation
Panel: NSA vs SA
  • Matteo Gatta - Technology Strategy & Innovation Director, Proximus
  • Stéphane Teral - Executive Director – Research and Analysis, Mobile Infrastructure & Carrier Economics, IHS Markit
  • Who is standalone 5G NR really for?
  • Reviewing trials using NSA and SA
  • Expectations for the arrival of NSA compatible devices
  • How O-RAN can support SA roll out
16:10 - 16:30 20 mins
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Network as a Service
Fixed Wireless Access as an economic alternative to address network densification
  • Rosalind Singleton - Managing Director, UK Broadband
  • What is the broadband connectivity proposition for consumers and enterprises?
  • FWA as cost effective network deployment solution
  • FWA; complementing or competing with fibre?

16:10 - 16:40 30 mins
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Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
Panel: Orchestration and the Open Source Conundrum
  • Dealing with the new levels of network complexity
  • What are the implications of using open source?
  •  What are the key learning from orchestration developments
  • Best practice on approaching network and service orchestration
16:10 - 16:30 20 mins
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5G Ready Transport Architecture
Small cell mobile backhaul
  • Achieving increased flexibility in available backhaul solutions
  • Technology and backhaul options for small cells
  • How to avoid backhaul becoming the cost and performance bottleneck in small cell deployment
16:15 - 16:35 20 mins
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5G Enabled Mobility - Free
Making vehicles smarter, safer while improving the driving experience with C-V2X
  • LTE, 5G and C-V2X
  • Supporting short and long range transmissions between vehicles and roadside infrastructure
  • Reviewing the C-V2X transmission modes; employing conventional networks and working independently of cellular networks
16:30 - 16:50 20 mins
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Network as a Service
Panel: Reviewing the FWA value proposition in developed, rural and developing markets
  • Dario Talmesio - Principal Analyst & Practice Leader, Ovum
  • Richard Mooney - VP Strategy, Liberty Global
  • Competing profitably against wired incumbents
  • Maximising spectral utilisation with FWA
  • Monetising the rural connectivity opportunity
  • 5G, FWA, satellites and & mission critical communications
  • Leveraging LTE and 5G NR networks for FWA
16:30 - 16:50 20 mins
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5G Ready Transport Architecture
IP transport and switching 5G requirements
  • Is 5G signifying the move away from host dependent systems
  • Information centric networking (ICN)
  • How should network architectures develop to incorporate new protocols?
16:35 - 16:55 20 mins
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5G Enabled Mobility - Free
The DT & A9 motorway use case
  • What is cellular vehicle-to-everything?
  • Achieving low latency, direct safety, communication to function without network coverage
  • Using smartphone connectivity for legacy fleet
  • C-V2X operating without a SIM or network assistance
16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
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Network Economics & Transformation
Infrastructure sharing; dealing with the inevitable growth of infrastructure requirements
  • Reviewing global efforts of infrastructure sharing and results
  • Easing capital and total cost of ownership
  • Where does spectrum sharing come in?
  • Should Operators focus on their network strengths and let the infrastructure management to others?
16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
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Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
Network sharing economics
  • How is network sharing reducing CAPEX/OPEX costs
  • What multi-tenancy support has 3GPP studied so far?
  • Introducing vertical segments and service/application providers to assure SLA/QoS
  • On-demand capacity allocation
16:50 - 17:10 20 mins
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Network as a Service
Panel: Beyond fixed wireless access: The 5G Services that will make a difference
  • Sacha Dudler - General Manager - Corporate Performance and Strategy Execution, Saudi Telecom Group, (KSA)
  • What impact will services like FWA or eMBB have on the top and bottom lines of service provider financials?
  • Where's the business case for 5G services?
  • Which are the industries that will consume 5G first?
16:50 - 17:10 20 mins
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5G Ready Transport Architecture
Cellular backhaul via satellite
  • Increasing rural and remote area QoS to gain competitive advantage
  • Can satellite backhaul cellular traffic?
  • Is there enough satellite bandwidth to support cellular backhaul?
17:00 - 17:20 20 mins
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Network Economics & Transformation
The 5G spectrum sharing opportunity
  • Enabling vertical markets with spectrum sharing
  • Innovative business models deriving from the spectrum sharing
17:00 - 17:20 20 mins
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Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
5G and the upper layers of orchestration
  • What orchestration is needed for 5G and how does it differ from existing practices?
  • What does 5G bring to operation and business services and how to assure them?
  • How to do dynamic network slicing?
17:10 - 17:40 30 mins
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Network as a Service
Panel: What are the right business structures to address the enterprise space?
  • Mila Milenkovic - Head of Digital Innovations and Applications, Telekom Srbija
  • What is the best investment strategy for 5G?

  • Should Operators just focus on their bread and butter; networks and connectivity provision

  • How will the Telco industry develop in the next 10 years?

17:10 - 17:40 30 mins
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5G Ready Transport Architecture
Panel: Backhaul transport requirements of tomorrow
  • Achieving operational efficiency and enhance QoE/QoS with wireless backhaul
  • LTE vs 5G transport requirements
  • The appetite for mobile broadband backhaul
  • The latest overview of ‘anyhaul’
  •  Microwave & satellite advancements for 5G backhaul transmission
17:20 - 17:40 20 mins
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Network Economics & Transformation
Panel: 5G RAN optimization with machine learning & SON
  • Chris Murphy - Director of Research, Location Intelligence, VIAVI Solutions
  • Stéphane Teral - Executive Director – Research and Analysis, Mobile Infrastructure & Carrier Economics, IHS Markit
  • Improving operations, administration and maintenance with SON
  • Extending the autonomous management vision to the end to end network
  • Market drivers for SON adoption
  • SON technology, use cases & implementation architectures
  • Key trends in next gen LTE & 5G SON implementations
17:20 - 17:50 30 mins
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Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud
Panel: Timing and synchronization in high performance 5G networks
  • What the new challenges in timing and synchronization throughout the network
  • Reviewing innovative industry solutions such as Time Sensitive Networking for Fronthaul (IEEE 802.1CM) or eCPRI
  • Current standards
17:40 - 17:45 5 mins
Network Economics & Transformation
Close of Track 1
17:40 - 17:45 5 mins
Network as a Service
Close of Track 2
17:40 - 17:45 5 mins
5G Ready Transport Architecture
Close of Track 3
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