Day 2 - 14 September 2021

09:30AM

Applied 5G: Organisers Welcome

Opening talk – overview of sessions and key highlights.

09:40AM

David Jambor

Head of Systems Engineering

Vodafone

Associated Talks:

09:40AM - Day 2

View VIRTUAL: Digitisation of Services

10:30AM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Peak Efficiency with 5G

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VIRTUAL: Digitisation of Services

  • Enabling new and optimised services through digitisation.
  • Using DevOps to revamp legacy systems for new connectivity capabilities and 5G.
  • A closer look at cloud migration.
. David Jambor, Head of Systems Engineering, Vodafone

10:00AM

VIRTUAL: Digital 5G – Automation and Deployment

  • The role of autonomous decision making and mass knowledge sharing.  
  • Digital deployment – is a hybrid approach of public and private networks best? 
  • AI and ML as part of critical infrastructure for operations and maintenance optimisation. 

10:30AM

David Jambor

Head of Systems Engineering

Vodafone

Associated Talks:

09:40AM - Day 2

View VIRTUAL: Digitisation of Services

10:30AM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Peak Efficiency with 5G

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LIVE Panel: Peak Efficiency with 5G

  • The current status of 5G coverage and roll-out programmes.
  • How the layered connectivity of 5G enables real-time monitoring of assets and data insights for actionable outcomes.  
  • What new levels of automation are now capable? Pro-active rather than reactive solutions. 
  • How to process the mass data collected at heightened speeds.  
  • Moving beyond sectors; how will this enable a sustainable future? 
. David Jambor, Head of Systems Engineering, Vodafone

11:10AM

VIRTUAL: AI Opportunities in 5G

  • Combining AI at the Edge as the ultimate game-changer.  
  • Using trials and testing to see where AI can really impact opportunities and experiences 
  • Examples of AI-applications deployed in 5G. 

11:30AM

VIRTUAL: Industrial Applications Enabled by Mobile Private Networks

  • What have we learnt so far in relation to network speeds and security when deployed?  
  • Private network (MPN) adoption – how to approach spectrum licensing 
  • Understanding the different levels of connectivity needed for different use-cases.  
  • Examples across verticals of 5G running live. 

11:50AM

VIRTUAL: Reaching the Next Phase, Standalone 5G

  • A look at the progression from core, non-standalone (NSA) and standalone (SA) 5G. 
  • Unlocking mass coverage with capabilities through SA 5G, from heightened speeds to network slicing. 
  • Where do we go from here with this next-gen connectivity?  

12:10PM

Leo Gergs

Senior Research Analyst, 5G

ABI Research

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

View Transformational 5G: Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Comments

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Edwin Bussem

Sector Development Manager, Next Generation Infrastructures

KPN

Associated Talks:

12:10PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Staying Ahead of the Network – Business Transformation through 5G

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LIVE Panel: Staying Ahead of the Network – Business Transformation through 5G

  • How analysing real-time complex data will allow for true business transformation, from enhancing on-site engagement to rural operations 
  • A shift from the quality of service to quality of experience and personalisation.  
  • What will the full functionality of 5G mean for businesses and how will this network evolution provide increased opportunities and ROI? 
  • How far can connectivity capabilities go before network data encryption becomes invasive/ intrusive and barriers of ethical issues come into play?  
Moderator: . Leo Gergs, Senior Research Analyst, 5G, ABI Research
. Edwin Bussem, Sector Development Manager, Next Generation Infrastructures, KPN

12:50PM

VIRTUAL: Connecting the Wireless Dots for 5G Focused Business Model

  • How the 5G roll-out has been hindered by the lack of structure in how to commercialise services.    
  • What new revenue streams are open to suppliers and operators to monetize 5G enabled services?  
  • The need to define standards 
  • Constant reliability is key – ensuring services are not overpromised is essential to the networks reputation and success.

01:00PM

Matt Stagg

Director of Mobile Strategy

BT Sport

Associated Talks:

01:00PM - Day 2

View VIRTUAL: Creating Immersive Experiences with 5G

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VIRTUAL: Creating Immersive Experiences with 5G

  • Creating audience immersion through mixed reality.
  • The extensive capability of user personalisation now available.
  • Using Edge, to offload processing requirements for XR.
  • Trials and testing for the future of 5G optimised entertainment.
. Matt Stagg, Director of Mobile Strategy, BT Sport

01:20PM

Julie Snell

Chair

The Scotland 5G Centre

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LIVE Panel: The New World of Connectivity – 5G & the Future

  • How to break the public perception of 5G.   
  • The need to focus on 5G led business models, MNO platforms and services as the next step for commercialisation.  
  • Private Vs Public networks – understanding the convergence of these and how it is not a ‘one size fits all’ approach to connectivity.  
  • Why MNO’s need to work together to create a digital eco-system for 5G to reach its potential. 
Moderator: . Julie Snell, Chair, The Scotland 5G Centre

02:00PM

End of Day