Day 1 - 17 March 2020

08:30AM

Registration Opens

09:30AM

Enabling 5G Futures – Chairpersons Welcome and Opening Comments

A senior industry expert will provide an overview of 5G networks, infrastructures and industry use-cases that are enabling connected futures, including urban environments, enterprise collaborations and immersive tourism

09:50AM

Yogaratnam Rahulan

Chief Architect at the 5G Innovation Centre, Institute of communications Systems, (ICS)

University of Surrey

Associated Talks:

09:50AM - Day 1

View 5G Core – Cut through the Hype

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5G Core – Cut through the Hype

The 5G core network will provide new capabilities, not only for existing networks but new services that enhance the wireless landscape. As a mesh of inter-connected services, the 5G core unifies to create an enabling platform for network connectivity. This session will look at;

  • How cloud platforms enable 5G
  • Non-Standalone (NSA) connectivity’s role in the current 5G infrastructure
  • What 5G NR Stand-Alone (SA) means for the future of the network
. Yogaratnam Rahulan, Chief Architect at the 5G Innovation Centre, Institute of communications Systems, (ICS), University of Surrey

10:20AM

Dez O’Connor

Business Development Manager

CISCO

Associated Talks:

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View Cisco

02:50PM - Day 1

View Afternoon Keynote: 5G – The Software Defined Mobile Network

10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Unlocking the Potential of 5G

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Hervé Guesdon

CTO

UBiqube

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Integrating SOAR into your 5G/IoT Strategy

10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Unlocking the Potential of 5G

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Andrew Kelly

Principal Consultant - Cyber Security, IoT and Wireless Resilience

QinetiQ

Associated Talks:

03:00PM - Day 2

View 5G Resilience: Embedding Trust in IoT Services

10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Unlocking the Potential of 5G

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Erol Hepsaydir

Head of RAN and Device Strategy and Architecture

Three

Associated Talks:

10:20AM - Day 1

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Panel: Unlocking the Potential of 5G

  • Talk of the potential of 5G and the full network roll-out has taken-over, but how is the lack of understanding in how to integrate this network into existing infrastructures hindering its imminent use?
  • How 5G will affect the holy quintet; capacity, reliability, latency, bandwidth and efficiency?
  • The need for MNO’s to create new products and pricing for sector adoption
. Dez O’Connor, Business Development Manager, CISCO
. Hervé Guesdon, CTO, UBiqube
. Andrew Kelly, Principal Consultant - Cyber Security, IoT and Wireless Resilience, QinetiQ
. Erol Hepsaydir, Head of RAN and Device Strategy and Architecture, Three

11:00AM

Networking Break

11:20AM

Kelvin Qin

Global Head of 5G Projects, Future Networks

GSMA

Associated Talks:

11:20AM - Day 1

View A Slice for Everyone! How Network Slicing enables Business Optimisation

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A Slice for Everyone! How Network Slicing enables Business Optimisation

A key element of 5G adoption is the ability for MNO’s to utilise Network Slicing. While full optimisation of this feature will require a Standalone infrastructure, we can already predict the competitive advantage and KPI’s and new services this network virtualization will give operators for example, network-as-a-service capabilities which gives the consumer the exact capabilities they require at any given time. With this in mind, how will MNO’s approach and adapt to this level of customisation?

. Kelvin Qin, Global Head of 5G Projects, Future Networks, GSMA

11:50AM

Omar Alassil

Head of Digitization Architecture

Nokia

Associated Talks:

11:50AM - Day 1

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Digital Services in the 5G Era

As 5G changes the face of the telecom industry, there is a significant role for digitalization to leverage the full potential of these new technologies.

• Digital services for realising the 5G benefits
• The role of automation and digitalization for digital transformation of Nokia and customers
• Digital deployment of 5G networks
• Leveraging AI and ML for 5G operations and maintenance
• Monetization of the CSP networks

. Omar Alassil, Head of Digitization Architecture, Nokia

12:20PM

Daniel Valle

Chief Technologist - Service Providers EMEA

World Wide Technology

Associated Talks:

12:20PM - Day 1

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On the edge of 5G: Your opportunity in the 5G era

With 5G becoming a reality for consumers around the world, there’s a long way ahead until we see full end-to-end 5G infrastructure deployments.

But for operators, consulting firms and systems integrators alike, the race to become the go-to name for private LTE / 5G implementation is today’s challenge. From infrastructure deployment to IoT and analytics, enterprises are in the early stages of defining and monetising the new business models 5G could represent. WWT’s Daniel Valle explores new insights that reveal the 5G opportunities for enterprises from a range of industries – and the importance of edge computing to unleashing the potential of this new era of connectivity.

. Daniel Valle, Chief Technologist - Service Providers EMEA , World Wide Technology

12:40PM

Pradeep Bhardwaj

Sr. Strategy Director – Head of Industry Standards

Syniverse

Associated Talks:

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12:40PM - Day 1

View Connecting the Wireless Dots for the New 5G Focused Business Model

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Connecting the Wireless Dots for the New 5G Focused Business Model

As 5G disrupts the current business models across industries, the key questions on everyone’s mind is how do we monetize these new services? This talk will look closer at the new and adapting revenue streams open to suppliers and operators, along with the three main areas where new services require a new structure;

  • Enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB)
  • Ultra-reliable and low-latency communications (URLLC)
  • Massive machine-type communications (mMTC)
. Pradeep Bhardwaj, Sr. Strategy Director – Head of Industry Standards, Syniverse

01:10PM

Networking Break

01:50PM

Karen Pollitt-Cham

Professorial Lead Connected Futures

University of Brighton

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Tony Sceales

Programme Development Lead on the DCMS 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Associated Talks:

01:50PM - Day 1

View Fireside chat – Building the Network; Collaboration & Innovation for the UK 5G Programme

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Fireside chat – Building the Network; Collaboration & Innovation for the UK 5G Programme

This Fireside chat will look closer at the work and deployment of the UK Government’s 5G programme, with specific focus on;

  • How the programme has developed so far
  • What barriers has the programme faced and what strategies has the team used to overcome these
  • How collaboration is key to the current and future success of the wireless network evolution
  • Examples of the 5G programme in action
Moderator: . Karen Pollitt-Cham, Professorial Lead Connected Futures, University of Brighton
. Tony Sceales, Programme Development Lead on the DCMS 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

02:20PM

Dimitra Simeonidou

Director

Smart Internet Lab (University of Bristol)

Associated Talks:

02:20PM - Day 1

View Putting Societal Needs First with 5G

10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: The New World of Connectivity; 5G and the Future

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Putting Societal Needs First with 5G

This presentation  on putting societal needs first with 5G will be given by Dimitria Simeonidou.

. Dimitra Simeonidou, Director, Smart Internet Lab (University of Bristol)

02:50PM

Dez O’Connor

Business Development Manager

CISCO

Associated Talks:

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View Cisco

02:50PM - Day 1

View Afternoon Keynote: 5G – The Software Defined Mobile Network

10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Unlocking the Potential of 5G

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Afternoon Keynote: 5G – The Software Defined Mobile Network

Software is eating the world. And 5G networks are no exception

  • What are the key concepts, barriers and benefits to a Software Defined Mobile Network
  • What are the key architectural pillars supporting 5G
  • What are the barriers to leveraging advantage from software defined networks
  • How are 5G software based networks enabling Enterprise opportunities
  • What have we done in UK’s 5GRuralFirst Testbed to enable the 5G opportunity
. Dez O’Connor, Business Development Manager, CISCO

03:20PM

Networking Break

03:40PM

Andrew T. Costello

Managing Director

Accenture Strategy

Associated Talks:

03:40PM - Day 1

View Monetizing 5G Use-cases

03:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Monitoring and Maximising 5G for Peak Efficiency

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Monetizing 5G Use-cases

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. Andrew T. Costello, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy

04:10PM

Ed King

Lead Architect

BBC

Associated Talks:

04:10PM - Day 1

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The BBC’s Immersive Experiences with 5G Connectivity

As we see a shift in the way audiences are watching and engaging with programmes, it is vital that broadcasters utilise 5G innovations to create immersive experiences. Ed King will delve deeper into what 5G means for the BBC including;

  • Using the BBC’s Edge Network and the 5G Core for higher bandwidth and stronger coverage
  • How MNO’s are preventing true 5G adoption
  • Creating audience immersion through AV, VR, AI and object-based forms
  • R&D for the future of television
. Ed King, Lead Architect, BBC

04:40PM

Dr Alex Connock

Fellow in Management Practice (Marketing)

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

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Alexandra Hussenot

CEO & Founder

Immersionn

Associated Talks:

04:40PM - Day 1

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Rory Byrne

Immersive Studio - Business Director

Imagination

Associated Talks:

04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: 5G for Creative Industries

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Claire Harvey

Key Account Manager

Red Bee Media

Associated Talks:

04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: 5G for Creative Industries

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Ian Wagdin

Senior Technology Transfer Manager

BBC

Associated Talks:

04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: 5G for Creative Industries

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Matt Stagg

Director of Mobile Strategy

BT Sport

Associated Talks:

04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: 5G for Creative Industries

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Panel: 5G for Creative Industries

The high-bandwidth low-latency technologies promised by 5G are likely to radically disrupt the Creative Industries. Across TV, film, music, advertising, theatre, the arts and digital creative industries, the effects will affect the production, distribution and consumption models as well as the content that is made.

The UK5G Creative Industries Working Group will discuss the trends and activities enabled by 5G in this exciting fast growing and powerful sector.

Moderator: . Dr Alex Connock, Fellow in Management Practice (Marketing), Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
. Alexandra Hussenot, CEO & Founder, Immersionn
. Rory Byrne, Immersive Studio - Business Director, Imagination
. Claire Harvey, Key Account Manager, Red Bee Media
. Ian Wagdin, Senior Technology Transfer Manager, BBC
. Matt Stagg, Director of Mobile Strategy, BT Sport

05:20PM

Session Close

Networking Party – 6pm – Pergola on the Roof, Olympia

An evening of networking on Tuesday 17 March from 6pm. Access for Ultimate, Gold & Expo Plus holders in addition to speakers, sponsors, press & exhibitors. Taking place at Pergola Olympia, this trendy location has some pretty impressive views over the London rooftops & is located just along from the expo main entrance.  Join us for drinks & networking.