AGENDA: Future Networks Seminar – 5G for industry-specific services – MWC San Francisco

Where: Moscone Center (South), Level 2 room 216. [Area Map]


14:00 – 14:15    Assemble

14:15 – 14:25     Welcome and Introduction

  • It’s not just about superfast mobile broadband

Henry Calvert

Head of Future Network Programme, GSMA

14:25 – 14:40     PRESENTATION – Collaborative initiative to enable 5G Network Slicing

  • How and why the requirement?
  • Why a collaborative initiative?
  • The road to standardising Network Slicing.

Nico Bayer

Senior Project Manager, Deutsche Telekom

(Chair of GSMA Network Slicing Task Force)

14:40 – 14:55    PRESENTATION – Flexibility offered by Network and Application Platform Slicing

  • Creating infrastructure “Green Field” opportunities
  • Creating additional supplier options while lessening fears of vendor lock-in
  • Options to consider while we wait for 5G

Doug Eng

Technical Architect, Wireless Network Architecture and Design, AT&T

14:55 – 15:10     PRESENTATION – 5G Network Slicing: business models and network capabilities

  • What new opportunities 5G can offer to the industries
  • What 5G capabilities should be shared to industries?
  • What are the key technologies and priorities?

Devaki Chandramouli

Senior Specialist Mobile Core Standards & Architecture, Nokia 

15:10 – 15:25    PRESENTATION – Enabling Industries by building trusted networks

  • How Network Slicing offers customized secured private networks?
  • Will customers pay more for a better experience?

Paul Bradley

Head of 5G Strategy & Partnerships, Gemalto

15:25 – 15:40     PRESENTATION – Empowering enterprise use cases through slices

  • Compartmentalizing the mobile core to meet enterprise use cases
  • Enabling the new operation model
  • Creating value by empowering IT leaders to manage mobility services?

Humberto J. La Roche

Principal Engineer at Chief Technology and Architecture Office, Cisco

15:40 – 16:20    INDUSTRY PANEL

This session will cover the following topics, with each member of the panel sharing their prospective, followed by audience Q&A.

  • What is the role of mobile network operator in industries today and tomorrow?
  • A common network or a virtualised dedicated network?
  • How can the industry-specific service re-shape the MNOs in the future?

16:20 – 16:30     Q&A

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We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!