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mAutomotive: Future Proofing Embedded Solutions Roundtable, London

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September 11, 2012 9:30 am
September 11, 2012 6:30 pm
July 24, 2012
GSMA London
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7th Floor, 5 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BF, United Kingdom


GSMA mAutomotive team will be running a roundtable on Future Proofing Embedded Solutions. Attendance is open to all.






09:30 Tea and coffee
10:00 Welcome and introduction

  • CCF overview for non-members
Francesca Forestieri, Director of mAutomotive, GSMA
10:05 Background to roundtable

  • Forecasts on embedded solutions
  • Identified obstacles for embedded
Francesca Forestieri, Director of mAutomotive, GSMA

David McClure, SBD

10:30 Network technology evolution

  • Spectrum and licensing
  • Roll-out and sunset scenario expectations: Future outlook
  • Automotive implications
Ton Brand, Programme Director Connected Living, GSMA

Joss Gillet, Wireless Intelligence

11:15 Automotive product planning options

  • Late stage module specification in the development process
  • Replacement of embedded solutions during the vehicle life cycle
  • Future outlook
Derek Kuhn, QNX

Chris Hilton, Harman

12:15 Lunch
13:15 Software defined radio

  • Barriers and opportunities in automotive
  • Future outlook
Sally Doherty, Nvidia

Paul Hedtke, Qualcomm

13:45 Embedded module options

  • Considerations on how to future proof embedded modules
  • Multi-system modules
  • Multi-frequency LTE modules
  • Life cycle management of modules and OTA upgrades
  • Future outlook
Sierra Wireless - TBC

Joe Madden & Axel Hansmann, Cinterion

14:45 Module cost evolution

  • Results of GSMA study on price evolution for module costs, as well as considerations on the definition on common automotive specifications for modules
Jon Howes, Beecham Research
15:15 Coffee break
15:30 Roundtable discussion on areas for future cooperation David McClure, SBD


16:30 Wrap-up and confirm next steps Francesca Forestieri, Director of mAutomotive, GSMA

ERA Glonass Update

17:00 Welcome and introduction

  • CCF overview for non-members
Francesca Forestieri, Director of mAutomotive, GSMA
17:15 Update ERA Glonass

  • Legislation
  • Opportunities
  • Future outlook
Yaroslav Domaratsky, Director, Subscriber Equipment, NIS Glonass
18:00 Q&A All
18:30 Wrap-up Francesca Forestieri, Director of mAutomotive, GSMA
19:00   Networking Reception Madison Rooftop Terrace1 New Change, St Pauls,London EC4M 9AF
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