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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Name Badge Collection & Coffee

The Intel ® Network Builders Summits Program has delivered a multi-year engagement plan to accelerate the development, deployment and adoption of solutions that are transforming the network and connecting the world. As our mature ecosystem of partners work together to meet the vision of a network transformed, Intel is also dedicated to working with Communication Service Providers (Co SPs) as a trusted advisor and help define their roadmaps, deliver the needed technical education to accelerate adoption, and connect operators from around to globe with the technologies that are opening doors to new business opportunities.

To support this endeavor, Intel Network Builders has launched an Innovation Summit Series. These summits, focusing exclusively on Co SPs and delivering NDA content that is timely and pertinent to their needs, have been carefully designed with a combination of senior technologist presentations, Co SPs keynotes, and open forum discussions on the following topics:

•  Accelerating your path to 5G

•  Network Edge & Telco Cloud

•  Network Slicing

•  Cloud Native and Containers

•  AI and Machine Learning

•  NFV Security

10:30 - 10:40 10 mins
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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Opening Address & Intel Executive Keynote
  • Chandresh Ruparel - Intel Network Builders Ecosystem Strategy Director, Network Platforms Group, Intel

The session will kick-off the event with a brief overview of challenges communications service providers are having in transforming their networks and ways in which Intel and the ecosystem are addressing these needs.

10:40 - 11:10 30 mins
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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Telco Cloud Transformation
  • Wei Yang Toh - Global Marketing Development Director, Network Platform Group, Intel

Network transformation stages, VNF re-architecting, industry readiness. Progress and enablement, challenges and recommendations

11:10 - 11:40 30 mins
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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
5G Realization – Achieving a Shared Goal
  • Alex Quach - Vice President, Network Platforms Group, General Manager, 5G Strategy and Program Office, Intel

Join Intel's Network Platforms Group Vice President and General Manager of 5G Strategy, Alex Quach, for a keynote presentation to explore Intel’s strategies to accelerate the industry on the path to 5G. As a trusted partner and advisor, Intel is guiding a mature ecosystem of solution providers and delivering optimized and tested solutions that are transforming the network . In this presentation, region Communication Services Providers will hear in an NDA setting about Intel’s strategies to accelerate solution deployments and deliver 5G as a shared industry goal.

11:40 - 12:10 30 mins
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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Comm SP – Unveiling Technical Innovations
  • Thomas Sennhauser - Regional Technical Director APJ/PRC, Intel

With the evolution of the communications infrastructure and the explosion in data, IoT and next generation mobile networks, artificial intelligence is key in the strive to achieve cognitive networking and enable enhanced service offerings. This session will illustrate the current landscape and typical use cases of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications in the Telco domain. Attendees will also be introduced to Intel’s strategy and products for Network AI, including focus areas, hardware portfolio, software stacks and ecosystem enablement.

12:10 - 13:10 60 mins
Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Lunch
13:10 - 13:15 5 mins
Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Welcome Back
  • Alan Lee - Industry Marketing Manager, Data Center Group, Network Platforms Group, Intel
13:15 - 14:00 45 mins
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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
5G & Network Slicing
  • Daniel Seo - 5G Technical Sales Specialist, Intel

This session will provide a high-level view of 5G and discuss target services for 5G networks. The concept of network slicing will also be covered and how it can be used in 5G networks. Network slicing is the use of NFV and SDN to create a virtualized network that meets a set of requirements. Slicing can be described as separating the network into different domains, enabling distinct management of different parts of the network that are used for different services.

14:00 - 14:45 45 mins
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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Network Edge Strategy & Ecosystem
  • Kevin Hong (Huisuk) - Market Development Manager, Intel

What is the Network Edge and how is Intel defining this? This presentation will examine what the Network Edge is, the potential benefits of the network edge and how the industry is looking to address this opportunity for Communication Service Providers. The presentation will also talk about how Intel’s Network Builders ecosystem will support partner companies that have or who are developing Network Edge based products and solutions and how partners and communication service providers can benefit from this dedicated Network Edge Ecosystem.

14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Break
15:15 - 16:00 45 mins
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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
NFV Characterization Best Known Methods – Performance Measurement and benchmark
  • Hariprasad Reddy - Technical Sales Specialist, Intel

The lack of a standards-based testing framework has hindered the planning, procurement and deployment of virtualized networks and functions. Intel launched the Network Services Benchmarking (NSB) program to address this issue by developing a common framework for Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) and Virtualized Network Functions (VNFs)

16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
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Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Wrap up - Network Transformation from Planning to Reality
  • Chandresh Ruparel - Intel Network Builders Ecosystem Strategy Director, Network Platforms Group, Intel

This session will recap the ways that Intel can assist with your network transformation from technology, training and ecosystem connection. You will also learn the best ways to engage with Intel on your network transformation journey.

16:30 - 17:45 75 mins
Intel Network Builders Innovation Summit (Sands A 5003)
Evening Reception