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12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
Voice Virtualisation workshop
12:30 Voice Virtualisation Workshop Registration
13:00 - 13:10 10 mins
Voice Virtualisation workshop
Chairs Welcome & Overview
  • Chairman Alberto Diez - Principle Consultant, Mobile Plots
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  • Where does the Voice Virtualised market stand today?
  • What to expect in the next 9-12 months?
  • Services we envision to be enabled by the VoLTE network


13:10 - 13:30 20 mins
Voice Virtualisation workshop
Cloud-Native Virtualised Network Function
  • Richard Hewitt - Director of Product Management, Metaswitch
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    • Optimising the network via VNF implementation
    • Discussing seamless handover
    • Cloud native for VoLTE
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Voice Virtualisation workshop
Voice communications via virtualization : Operator’s perspective
  • Ioannis Patsouras - Deputy Director , OTE Group
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  • DT VoLTE/VoWiFi program: Status/Next Steps - Delivery learnings
  • VNF vs. Bare Metal : Potential not yet realised
  • Operational challenges : Cloud Maturity – Resilience - CI/CD – DevOps
13:50 - 14:10 20 mins
Voice Virtualisation workshop
Practicalities of commercial virtualization deployment
  • Adam McGill - Voice Architect, BT Group
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  • Virtualizing voice infrastructure- what should the network look like?
  • Readiness of the network


14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Voice Virtualisation workshop
Regulatory measures & standardisation perspective for Virtualised VoLTE solutions
  • Mohamed Shafek - Senior Engineer, Technical and Strategic Planning Telecom Services and Planning Directorate – Operations Vice President, Egyptian National Telecom Regulatory Authority
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  • Virtualization & IMS overview
  • VOLTE solutions (CSFB Versus SRVCC)
  • Potential associate Standards
  • Regulatory challenges tackling VoLTE issues (QOS, Security, Interoperability)
  • Regulatory mission for deploying future advanced communication services

15:00 - 16:00 60 mins
Voice Virtualisation workshop
Interactive Roundtable Discussions
  • Moderator: Alberto Diez - Principle Consultant, Mobile Plots
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15:30-16:30 Interactive Roundtable Discussions

Join the debate on the hottest topics around Voice Virtualisation- discuss challenges, define future strategies, share best practises with peers! 

Topics:

  • Discussing key methodologies on how to effectively virtualise voice services
  • Focusing on Security Challenges VoLTE brings
  • Business models: What are the next steps for Voice virtualisation
  • Technical implementation challenges & opportunities 
16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
Main agenda
Roundtable wrap up & end of Workshop
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Main agenda
Coffee Break