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Oct 10
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09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
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Chair's Opening Remarks
  • Chair Charlotte Palfrey - Senior Analyst, Ovum
09:10 - 09:35 25 mins
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From LTE to 5G: how to support voice and minimize the risks?
  • Stephane Proust - Project leader "communication & real time services over 5G networks " and Senior Expert, Orange Labs
  • Should voice be kept over LTE or moved over 5G : for what benefits and with what risks?
  • What stakes and next steps for the IMS in 5G?
09:35 - 10:00 25 mins
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Using RCS as a Platform for Business Communications
  • Bernd Hoffmann - Head of Solutions, EMEA, Mavenir
  • Enriched B2C – RCS Business Messaging
  • Mobile-Native B2B – Mobile Enterprise (UC)
10:00 - 10:25 25 mins
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RCS Business Messaging at Vodafone
  • Julia Martinez - Product Manager, Business Messaging, Vodafone
10:25 - 10:50 25 mins
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Empowering wholesale voice efficiency
  • Isabelle Paradis - Founder & President, Hot Telecom
  • Addressing the wholesale voice paradox of more efficiency and more revenues
  • How to address the efficiency challenge
  • Is blockchain the answer?
  • What about the cloudification of the voice business?
  • Is the wholesale digital transformation the only way forward?
10:50 - 11:50 60 mins
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Exhibition visit & refreshment break
11:50 - 12:15 25 mins
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Data & Automation
  • Eric Dansereau - Manager Strategic Network Automation, KPN
  • Speeding up resolution time for network disruptions
  • Being pro-active is resolving network disruptions
  • Effectively handling the volume of network data
12:15 - 12:40 25 mins
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Ovum RCS Market Report
  • Charlotte Palfrey - Senior Analyst, Ovum
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
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Regulatory Measures & Standardization Perspective: Tackling Voice & Advanced Communication Services
  • Mohamed Ramadan Shafek - Senior Engineer, Technical and Strategic Planning Telecom Services and Planning Directorate – Operations Vice Presidency, Egyptian National Telecom Regulatory Authority
  • Regulatory Vision for Voice Services Market
  • Navigating Standards Minefield
  • Regulatory Challenges with a focus on (Data Privacy adoption& GDPR)
  • Regulatory Mission for Deploying Future Advanced Communication Services
13:00 - 14:10 70 mins
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Lunch & Exhibition Break
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
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Evolving Telco services over ubiquitous networks
  • Gonzalo Escuder Bell - Core Network Manager, Antel
  • Communications over ubiquitous networks
  • Implementation challenges
  • Services evolution and 5th generation
14:30 - 14:55 25 mins
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BroadWay - procuring innovation to enable pan-European mobile broadband for Public Safety
  • David Lund - Co-ordinator of Broadway & Vice President, PSCE, Broadway
  • Following 4 years of preparation, including the BroadMap project presented last year, BroadWay began the process of pre-Commercial procurement in May this year. BroadWay is a team of 11 procurers from 11 European countries comprised of national ministries and agencies responsible for communication services used by 1.4Million public safety responders across Europe. They have come together with the common challenge to procure innovation activity to enable a pan-European broadband mobile system for use by our public safety responders.
  • This presentation will give insights into the process that we take and steps forward towards engagement with the supply chain to find solutions our challenge.
14:55 - 15:15 20 mins
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Exhibition visit and networking break
15:15 - 16:15 60 mins
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Hosted Round Tables
  • Eric Dansereau - Manager Strategic Network Automation, KPN
  • Stephane Proust - Project leader "communication & real time services over 5G networks " and Senior Expert, Orange Labs
  • Mohamed Ramadan Shafek - Senior Engineer, Technical and Strategic Planning Telecom Services and Planning Directorate – Operations Vice Presidency, Egyptian National Telecom Regulatory Authority
  • Gonzalo Escuder Bell - Core Network Manager, Antel
  • Isabelle Paradis - Founder & President, Hot Telecom

Table 1: Data, Networks and You
Eric Dansereau, Manager Strategic Network Automation, KPN

Table 2: 5G Voice
Stephane Proust, Project Manager, Orange Labs

Table 3: Regulation and Interoperability
Mohamed Ramadan Shafek, Senior Engineer – Operations Vice President, Egyptian National Telecom Regulatory Authority

Table 4: Networks and Service Evolution
Gonzalo Escuder, Core Network Manager, Antel

Table 5: The Voice of Blockchain
Isabelle Paradis, Founder & President, Hot Telecom

16:15 - 16:20 5 mins
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Chair's Closing Remarks
  • Chair Charlotte Palfrey - Senior Analyst, Ovum
16:20 - 17:20 60 mins
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Close of Conference