Telecoms, Media & Technology is part of the Knowledge and Networking Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.

Informa
Oct 25
Show Filter
Showing of Streams
12:55 - 14:00

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

More
Showing of Streams
Showing of Streams
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Keynotes
Welcome and Introduction from the Chairperson
  • Roland Montagne - Principal Analyst, Director Market Development, iDATE
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Keynotes
Home Broadband Enables Business Success
  • Bin Qin - Vice President of Huawei Carrier Network, Huawei
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
Info
Keynotes
Infrastructure Synergy to Improve Network Deployment
  • Sean Atkinson - CEO, Siro

- How does infrastructure synergy improve network deployment, especially on time-saving and cost-saving?
- The development of fixed broadband market in Ireland, especially FTTP. And the key driving factors SIRO’s strategy for the next 3-5 years

09:50 - 10:10 20 mins
Info
Keynotes
Optimising Connected Lives
  • Els Baert - Director, Marketing & Communications, NetComm

With FTTH deployments expanding, more and more homes and buildings are being passed with fibre. However, bridging the final gap between fibre running in the street and the home, has proven to be challenging in terms of cost and time. New operationally optimized innovations using the latest copper and cellular wireless technologies, allow for a faster, more cost-effective roll-out of high-speed broadband services for all

10:00 - 10:05 5 mins
Broadband World News - Free Content
Welcome and Introduction from the Chairperson
  • Shahin Arefzadeh - CTO, Ziotis
10:00 - 10:10 10 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
Chair's Welcome
  • Daniel Sarasa Funes - Urban Innovation Planner, Zaragoza City Council
10:05 - 10:25 20 mins
Broadband World News - Free Content
Blockchain Keynote: Unravelling new business opportunities through disruptive Blockchain
  • Speaker Shahin Arefzadeh - CTO, Ziotis
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
Info
Keynotes
Solving the Gateway Security Challenge - Profitably
  • Jeremie Guedj - Director, Business Development, SAM Seamless Network
10:10 - 10:35 25 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
Smart Sustainability - Sharing Educational Data - for better quality of life - Gdynia case study
  • Bartosz Bartoszewicz - Deputy Mayor of Gdynia, City of Gdynia
10:25 - 10:45 20 mins
Broadband World News - Free Content
Three Problems to avoid in FTTH Deployments
  • Eric Van Uden - Country Manager, AVM
10:30 - 11:25 55 mins
Keynotes
Networking Break and Exhibition Visit
10:35 - 11:00 25 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
Panel: Sharing Data for Better Urban Planning
  • Daniel Sarasa Funes - Urban Innovation Planner, Zaragoza City Council
  • Konstantinos Champidis - Chief Digital Officer, City of Athens
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
Broadband World News - Free Content
Networking Break & Exhibition Visit
11:00 - 11:50 50 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
Networking & Exhibition Break
11:15 - 12:15 60 mins
Broadband World News - Free Content
Panel: The User Services Platform: A necessary successor to TR-069
  • Panelist John Blackford - Product Management Director, ARRIS
  • Panelist Jason Walls - Director of Technical Marketing, QA Cafe
  • Panelist Tim Spets - Sr IoT Systems and Standards Architect, Greenwave Reality
11:40 - 11:55 15 mins
Info
Keynotes
Halfway there: How 4 million Australians are now using the NBN network
  • Ray Owen - CTO, NBN Australia

With more than 10 million Australians now connected to the NBN network NBN Co presents the first set of data that reveals how Australians are using the $50 billion network and what applications are driving a huge growth in data volumes that are now over 200GB/month in each end-user household. With data usage increasing significantly every year NBN Co is investing in new technologies that will help the NBN network meet the demands of the future.

11:50 - 12:15 25 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
Smart City platforms - IoT-based services for cities
  • Natalia Reen - Project Leader, Forum Virium (IoT Platform), City of Helsinki
11:55 - 12:40 45 mins
Info
Keynotes
PANEL: Investing in the Future of Telco
  • Moderator Matthew Evans - CEO, Broadband Stakeholder Group
  • Harald Gruber - Head of Digital Economy and Innovation, European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • Dana Tobak - CEO, Hyperoptic
  • Erling Gudmundsson - CEO, Gagnaveita Reykjavik
  • Chris Hogg - Investment Director, Amber Infrastructure
  • Kate McKenzie - CEO, Chorus

- Assessment of the most successful funding models worldwide – what funds are available where?
- Creating combined funding frameworks from different pots
- Attracting private investment
- Effect of regulation on private investment
- Alternative actors – pension funds, etc.

12:15 - 12:35 20 mins
Broadband World News - Free Content
Deploying a Disaggregated Network
  • Flemming Heino - Lead Architect, LINX
12:15 - 12:55 40 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
The Start-Up Panel – How to get the best Start out in Tech
  • Moderator Nicolai Schättgen - CEO, Match-Maker Ventures
  • Fabian Beringer - Co-Founder and Managing Director , e-bot 7
  • Viktar Suzdaltsau - Finance Analyst, CopPay
  • Daniel Fritzsche - Co-Founder and Software Engineer, BISDN
12:55 - 14:00 65 mins
Lunch & Exhibition Visit
14:00 - 14:05 5 mins
Next Generation Networks
Welcome and Introduction from the Chairperson
  • Livia Rosu - Chair of the Marketing Working Group, Home Grid Forum
14:00 - 14:10 10 mins
Virtualization & Automation
Welcome and Introduction from the Chairperson
  • Thomas Magedanz - Head of NGNI, Fraunhofer Fokus
14:00 - 14:05 5 mins
Connected Home
Welcome and Introduction from the Chairperson
14:00 - 14:10 10 mins
Open Telco
Welcome and Introduction from the Chairperson
  • Benoit Felten - CEO, Diffraction Analyses
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
Info
Broadband World News - Free Content
SDN and NFV Integration with NaaS: Evolution to Value-Added Services
  • Speaker Stanley Ogbeide - IP Networking Team Lead, Lebara
  • Network Providers generate new revenue over virtualized networks while delivering "NaaS"
  • Enterprises focus on business growth rather than hardware or software updates
  • Streamlining network operations to leverage over-budgeted hardware burden
  • Ease deployment of innovative feature sets and unified security policies
  • Better investment on robust disaster recovery
14:00 - 14:25 25 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
Robotics & IoT Innovations for solving the fundamental Human Problems
  • Aravinth Panch - Senior Embedded Systems Engineer, Next Big Thing AG
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
Info
Next Generation Networks
The Need For High Efficient Next Generation Broadband Network Construction
  • Yupeng Xiong - Vice President, Access Network Product Line, Huawei
  • A full fiber oriented FTTx network is the fundamental infrastructure to the next generation networks, for which an high efficient network construction is the key;
  • The industrial progress enabling E2E Gigaband network and service experiences;
  • Automation and autonomy will be introduced into the next generation network.
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
Info
Connected Home
Exploring the Fixed-Wireless Future: Present and Future Concerns
  • Eric Zhao - Vice President, Huawei
  • WTTx can be of benefit to home broadband to connect the unconnected home
  • Operator WTTx practices drive the industry sustained innovation
  • Make your successful business of connected home by Huawei WTTx solution
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Info
Virtualization & Automation
Hybrid NFVI Builds Up Autonomous Network System
  • Peng Hao - Senior Product Marketing Director, ZTE

Telecom cloud should be built to carry NFV, 5G and MEC services

Following the first step of network automation provided by SDN, what kind of network does the telecom cloud need to deliver its performance?

A fully E2E autonomous network that cross the boundary between software and hardware is the key factor to success for telecom cloud

14:10 - 15:10 60 mins
Info
Open Telco
Access transformation: Do you have what it takes?
  • Tom Anschutz - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, AT&T
  • Patrick Lopez - VP Networks innovation, Telefonica
  • Hans-Joerg Kolbe - Chief Engineer Access Innovation, Deutsche Telekom
  • Moderator Salman Ali - Principal, Arthur D. Little

Telecoms are changing in many ways as operators learn to adapt and adopt cloud technologies, software patterns, and operational paradigms. Three pioneers in networks transformation, Deutsche Telekom, AT&T & Telefonica, will take to the stage to share how they are pioneering the evolution of access networks and services. Leading operators are joined by Arthur D. Little to take an analytical look at the economics of telecoms evolution, including: cloudification, continuous integration, disaggregation, open source, open specs, collaboration, existing vendors, new suppliers, start-ups and communities.

14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Broadband World News - Free Content
Calling all operators! Preparing for your 2021 OTT Strategy
  • Sascha Pruter - Chief Product Officer, Vewd
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
Info
Next Generation Networks
Future of Cyber Defence: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Speaker Ben Azvine - Global Head of Security Research & Innovation, BT

-The evolving threat environment

Challenges and Opportunities of future technologies on Cyber Security

The role of innovation in meeting the challenges

What the future of Cyber defence will look like (demos)

14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
Connected Home
Cloud to device: leveraging data through AI for the provision of modern home services
  • Bill McFarland - CTO, Plume
14:25 - 14:50 25 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
Making a Success of Smart Cities
  • Konstantinos Champidis - Chief Digital Officer, City of Athens
14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
Info
Virtualization & Automation
Edge as a Business, not a Technology!
  • Geoff Hollingworth - Marketing Director, MobiledgeX

·  The mobile operator world and the application developer world do not currently collaborate or work well with each other, resulting in economic inefficiencies and sub-optimal application performance  

·  In the future, should the mobile networks provide more than just connectivity for the billions of devices running end user applications? 

·  Learn how the mobile edge ecosystem can benefit application developers, mobile operators, device makers, and technology suppliers such that everybody wins




14:45 - 15:05 20 mins
Info
Next Generation Networks
5G, Convergence and AI (Artificial Intelligence): Strategies for CSP’s
  • Faisal Usmani - Business Development and Strategy Lead – Communications, Cyient

The advent of 5G in driving innovation and research in Artificial Intelligence is attracting significant interest from fixed-mobile convergent CSP’s. In particular, Wireless is one of the most promising areas of investment for AI, with it generating new revenue streams for CSP’s by opening up new business propositions for them to offer to customers. Enhanced levels of AI have the potential to transform cellular networks from being network-centric to user-centric and ultimately , information centric

14:45 - 15:05 20 mins
Info
Connected Home
Fiberhome CA TV ONU in Romania
  • Bogdan Alexandrescu - Business Development Director, Fiberhome

Fiberhome Session

14:50 - 15:00 10 mins
Info
Virtualization & Automation
Introducing the new Open Edge and HPC Initiative
  • Thomas Magedanz - Head of NGNI, Fraunhofer Fokus

- The need for ecosystems in Edge Computing

- The role of Arm technologies in Edge Computing

- Introducing the Open Edge and HPC Initiative




14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
Gigabit Innovation - Free Content
Closing Thoughts: Benefits of Better Broadband
  • Henry Schiemann - International Telecommunications Consultant, Independent Consultancy
15:00 - 15:50 50 mins
Info
Virtualization & Automation
Panel: Value Chains and Eco Systems for Edge Computing
  • Moderator Thomas Magedanz - Head of NGNI, Fraunhofer Fokus
  • Olaf Kautz - Director of IoT Portfolio Strtaegy and Product Management, Bosch Software Innovations
  • Patrick Lopez - VP Networks innovation, Telefonica
  • Colin Alexander - Director of Wireless Infrastructure Marketing, Arm
  • Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi - Senior Standards Manager, Huawei Technologies
  • Matthias Eckerman - Director Product Management, Suse

- Who has ownership of the edge? Data Centre, Enterprise, Telco?

- Which verticals are the most promising to adopt EC first?
- Who are they key players involved in edge computing and where does each sit in the value chain?
- What is needed to take immediate and sustainable gain from edge computing?

- How to create a solid eco system? Best practices, Standards, Open Source?

15:05 - 15:25 20 mins
Next Generation Networks
FTTH rollouts in Telefonica Espana
  • Speaker Jose Luis Novoa Lozano - Fixed Access Network Technologies, Telefonica Spain
15:05 - 15:25 20 mins
Connected Home
Common sourcing between Orange and Deutsche Telekom: Leveraging Scale & Innovation
  • Speaker Khalid Sharaf - VP Digital Home Devices Procurement Orange, BuyIn
15:10 - 15:50 40 mins
Info
Open Telco
PANEL An Update on Disaggregated Access Networks in Europe
  • Stefano Fogli - Principal Network Architect, BT
  • Alfonso Carrillo - Chief Architect, OnLife Network Project, Telefonica
  • Moderator Aseem Parikh - VP, Solutions & Partnerships, ONF
  • Hans-Joerg Kolbe - Chief Engineer Access Innovation, Deutsche Telekom

- Following an excellent panel in 2017, representatives from BT, DT and Telefonica will take the stage to provide an informative update on the open networking movement in Europe



15:25 - 15:45 20 mins
Next Generation Networks
Panel: What does the Future NGN look like?
  • Moderator Livia Rosu - Chair of the Marketing Working Group, Home Grid Forum
  • Panelist Sudhir Krishnan - Senior Product Manager, Casa Systems
  • Panelist Martin Fowler - General Manager-NGA Platform, Openreach
15:25 - 16:15 50 mins
Connected Home
Networking Break & Exhibition Visit
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Next Generation Networks
Networking Break & Exhibition Visit
15:50 - 16:20 30 mins
Virtualization & Automation
Networking Break & Exhibition Visit
16:20 - 16:25 5 mins
Closing Keynotes
Chairman’s Introductions
16:25 - 16:45 20 mins
Closing Keynotes
Broadband Technology Roadmaps: 2050 and beyond
  • Susan Steggles-Cole - Head of Operations, Virgin Media
16:45 - 17:05 20 mins
Info
Closing Keynotes
New Fiber New Future
  • Raadj Matai - Chief Scientist, YOFC
17:05 - 17:25 20 mins
Closing Keynotes
NGPON2: Next Generation Architecture for Unified Access: Verizon’s Perspective
  • Speaker Vincent O'Byrne - Director, Technology, Verizon
17:25 - 17:45 20 mins
Closing Keynotes
Enabling a Gigabit Nation
  • Dana Tobak - CEO, Hyperoptic