Agenda 2-4 September, 2020

Day One – 5G and connectivity

Avoiding edge hype and understanding the real economics of public edge cloud.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Understand the underlying economic model that needs to be in place for success
  • Leveraging investment in network edge capability
  • The essential value adds to focus on
  • Cloud providers’ role and trends

Francis Haysom

Principal Analyst – Appledore Research

9:00 am ET

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Invest in the right tools to monitor and respond automatically to security incidents on 5G Networks.

In this session you will be taught:

  • How to handle the increased attack surface introduced by the variety and number of IOT devices
  • How to handle the security challenges introduced as applications and service move to the edge
  • Overcome Multiaccess Edge challenges

Kevin McNamee

Security Product Manager – Nokia

10:00 am ET

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Regulatory discussion.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Lack of competition in the broadband market and low rural broadband penetration
  • Anti-trust and data protection
  • Creating supportive policies to back 5G infrastructure deployments

Aleksandar Mastilovic

Director of Telecommunications at Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia-Herzegovina

11:00 am ET

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Capturing the attention and the interest of your customers for 5G success.

In this session you will be taught:

  • The key to a successful 5G rollout
  • Understanding your customers
  • How do a better job in presenting 5G services
  • Services to get excited about

Dr Jim Anderson

President & Founder – Blue Elephant Consulting

12:00 PM ET

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How to influence the regulator to achieve universal coverage, promote investment and innovation, reduce deployment and operations cost.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Lower costs on CAPEX and OPEX for additional coverage and capacity (not only rural)

  • How to achieve Easier and faster network deployment

  • Ensuring that Rural Coverage has a 3 to 5 years ROI

  • How to strengthen your B2G business with Remote Learning and Telemedicine solutions for Rural areas

 

Guillermo Solomon

Digital Transformation Officer LATAM. CTO Global Office at Huawei Technologies

1:00 pm ET

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Network Disaggregation – Define a strategy to become a DSP

In this session you will be taught:

  • Current State of CSPs Transformation
  • Promises and challenges of disaggregation and re-integration
  • Industry status related to re-integration and interoperability
  • Proposals to facilitate consensus in the industry
  • Interoperability and re-integration
  • DTL (Disaggregation Tolerance Level) Service Based Architecture Enabling the 5G Digital Transformation Promis

Javier Ger

Cloud Infrastructure Strategy Manager at Grupo Telecom

2:00 PM ET

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5G Security- Recommendations and best practices for Communication Service Providers.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Understanding the 5G trust model
  • Policies and regulatory framework across 5G security
  • The architectural view of 5G Security

Srinivas Bhattiprolu

Global Head- Advanced Consulting Services at Nokia Software

3:00 PM ET

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Need for a customer focused, holistic view on an integrated ICT environment.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Focusing on outcomes such as smart cities, smart energy, tele-health, tele-work, tele-education, entertainment
  • Form a clear vision that needs to be established
  • Strategies and policies can be developed to achieve transformation
 

Paul Budde

Paul Budde – Budde Consultancy

4:00 PM ET

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How to utilize Tunnel-free SD-WANs to win enterprise customers and deliver 5G connectivity, edge compute, and mobility services.

In this session you will be taught:

  • How to achieve superior enterprise connectivity with bandwidth savings leading to improve end-user experience
  • Breakthrough economics with lower costs and massive scale improvements
  • How to achieve seamless application delivery for 5G, cloud, and IoT across network boundaries

Ritesh Mukherjee

          Vice President, 128 Technology

                            5:00 PM ET

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5G Defence Strategy Deep Dive

In this session you will be taught:

  • 3GPP & GSMA initiatives
  • 5G defence strategy
 

Dr David Soldani

Chief Technology Officer & Cyber Security Officer – Huawei Technologies

6:00 PM ET

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Day Two – AI

Innovation to Reality – future proof your business.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Understanding consumer behavior and how that impacts experiences
  • How to prepare and what should to expect
  • The role data and intelligent systems will play in the near future
  • Prepare to make the shift from mobile devices

Tom Edwards

Keynote Speaker/Technology Evangelist at BlackFin360

9:00 am ET

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Building AI driven Telco organisation.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Key aspects of managing complexity of 5G networks and services
  • Increasing the efficiency of investments and reducing operating costs
  • Methods of improving operations, network and service performance and availability
  • Improving customer experience
  • Freeing resources for creative work, which can be invested in growth through building new solutions, products and new business lines

Natali Delic

President of the Board at Data Science Serbia

10:00 am ET

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The co-regulatory models of legal governance for AI.

In this session you will be taught:

  • How to proactively approach to current regulations and their amendments
  • Understanding the current state of the law in the regulation of AI
  • How to address the context-dependency of some regulations

Ugo Pagallo

Full Professor in Jurisprudence at Universita’ degli Studi di Torino

11:00 am ET

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Implementing behavioural analytics to support strategic decision making. Building new apps, systems, revenue streams and partnerships.

In this session you will be taught:

  • How to generate innovative solutions and greatly improve customer satisfaction and retention
  • Implementing behavioural analytics beyond sentiment analysis
  • Key areas and applications of growth for telcos to focus on

Tasneem Memon

Founder and CTO at Cognidius

12:00 pm ET

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AI Ethics & Governance

In this session you will be taught:

  • New models and frameworks
  • How Telco’s can achieve success through best practice

Charles Radclyffe

AI Ethics & Governance Specialist

1:00 pm ET

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Service-oriented one-stop shop for consumers and enterprises – bundling connectivity, security and privacy.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Build customers’ primary go-to place
  • Expand subscriber base
  • Increase ARPU

Bin Hu

Staff Scientist, AI & ML at Avast

2:00 PM ET

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Using Data Analytics for customer experience

In this session you will be taught:

  • How to leverage the latest technology in processing and analyzing data
  • How to make decisions based on data and facts
  • How to balance customer understanding vs customer privacy

Sri Safatri

DEVP Customer Experience & Digitalisation-Telkom Indonesia

3:00 PM ET

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Day Three (AM) – Industry verticals

Utilities and the Transformative Capacity of 5G.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Seeking partnerships with wireless operators to develop next-generation smart Utility networks
  • How Wireless Operators can make their services more attractive to Utilities companies
  • How to achieve a far higher level of performance with a significant reduction in capital
  • How Utilities globally can benefit from investments to transform their existing network infrastructure through the use of 5G technologies

Steve Toteda

Executive VP & Managing Director, EMEA – Aviat Networks

9:00 am ET

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IOT implementation at scale.

In this session you will be taught:

  • How to manage the scope, time and cost of your IoT implementation program
  • Build a cross-company team
  • Align different development methodologies
  • Understand phases of Software Development life cycle for an IoT program
  • Using long pole items

Dan Mo

Executive Director Leading IoT, 5G, AI and Blockchain initiatives at Syniverse

10:00 am ET

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Massive IoT communications in 5G networks: The current state and the road ahead

In this session you will be taught:

  • How to prepare for Massive IoT
 

Dejan Vukobratovic

Full Professor at Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad

11:00 am ET

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Utilize LEO-HTS Mega Constellations to serve the underserved. Reach new markets.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Understanding of the technology
  • How integration with existing networks works
  • Possibilities of initiating totally new services
  • Addressing the Industry 4.0 factors

Mohammad Furqan

Research Analyst at Queensland University of Technology

12:00 pm ET

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Understanding of complexities of deployment IoT, Computer vision, and Artificial Intelligence in an enterprise environment.

In this session you will be taught:

  • How can enterprise leverage the benefits of 5G MEC
  • Understanding deployment scenarios for public and private MEC
  • Overcoming adoption challenges of 5G networking

Prabhat Kumar

  Senior Architect, Enterprise innovation and 5G solutions- Verizon

13:00 pm ET

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Day Three (PM) – Media, People, Culture, Environment

Investing in people capability development, digital champions, where to focus your energy to achieve transformation.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Help your organization in achieving their vision
  • Creating a digital services organisation of the future
  • How to secure the needed skills for the future of Telco with the least effort & cost
  • Fostering a culture change – How to create an innovation culture

Perihan El Gohary

CEO at ZCircles

2:00 pm ET

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Mergers and Acquisitions – Frameworks, flexibility, creativity, adaptability

In this session you will be taught:

  • The basics to consider as part of an Integration
  • Types of Integration to be considered
  • Influences on design
  • Key factors to consider for Telcos

Gavin Simpson

General Manager – Acquisition Integration, Global Strategy

3:00 pm ET

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Myanmar – An Incredible Digital Transformation Journey.

In this session you will be taught:

  • Enterprise level transformation
  • Technology changing lives
  • How to serve the underserved

Adrian Soe Myint

Chief Executive Officer, VILLAGE LINK COMPANY LTD

4:00 pm ET

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Women in Tech & Offering Horizontal Solutions for IoT

In this session you will be taught:

  • Best practice for partnering
  • Horizontal solutions strategy
 
 

Adela Mehic-Dzanic

Head of CSP Segment at MAVOCO AG & Vice President of the WU EA Female Leaders Network

5:00 pm ET

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