Day 1 - 29 September 2021

09:15AM

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Applied 5G: Chairperson’s Welcome

Opening talk – overview of sessions and key highlights.

09:30AM

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Royce Stewart

Global Innovation Partner

Verizon

Associated Talks:

09:30AM - Day 1

View Innovations through 5G – From Start-ups to Large Scale Enterprises

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Innovations through 5G – From Start-ups to Large Scale Enterprises

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. Royce Stewart, Global Innovation Partner, Verizon

09:50AM

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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.

10:20AM

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Ganesh Harinath

Vice President & CTO, 5G MEC, AI Platforms & Next-Gen Applications

Verizon/ Verizon Media Group

Associated Talks:

10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Peak Efficiency with 5G

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Panel: Peak Efficiency with 5G

  • 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?  
. Ganesh Harinath, Vice President & CTO, 5G MEC, AI Platforms & Next-Gen Applications, Verizon/ Verizon Media Group

11:00AM

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Jason Inskeep

Director | 5G Center of Excellence

AT&T

Associated Talks:

11:00AM - Day 1

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Connecting 5G at the Edge

  • Where we are with adopting Edge platforms in the 5G space.  
  • Enabling multi-access edge computing (MEC) as the key for optimum response.  
  • Localised hosting – the benefits and drawbacks for network solutions 
  • Examples of 5G Edge platforms in action.
. Jason Inskeep, Director | 5G Center of Excellence, AT&T

11:20AM

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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. 

11:40AM

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Cornelius Heckrott

VP Technology & Innovation

Swisscom Cloud Lab

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 1

View Building On Up – Optimising Buildings through 5G

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Building On Up – Optimising Buildings through 5G

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. Cornelius Heckrott, VP Technology & Innovation, Swisscom Cloud Lab

12:00PM

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Ravi Sinha

Director, TechDev and Solutions (4G, 5G & MEC Solutions) / Chairman Emerging Technology

Reliance Jio / Small Cell Forum

Associated Talks:

12:00PM - Day 1

View Panel: The new World of Connectivity – 5G & the Future

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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. 
. Ravi Sinha, Director, TechDev and Solutions (4G, 5G & MEC Solutions) / Chairman Emerging Technology, Reliance Jio / Small Cell Forum

12:40PM

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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?  

01:00PM

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Creating Immersive Experiences with 5G

  • Creating audience immersion through AV, VR, ML and robotics.  
  • The extensive capability of user personalisation now available.  
  • Using Edge, AI and digital technologies to enable higher bandwidth and stronger coverage.  
  • How MNO’s are preventing true 5G adoption across the sectors.  
  • Trials and testing for the future of 5G optimised entertainment. 

01:20PM

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End of Day 1

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