Webinar: 5G Convergence with the Software-Defined Vehicle

Webinar: 5G Convergence with the Software-Defined Vehicle

Start: Thursday 20 May 2021 16:30

End: Thursday 20 May 2021 17:30

In this free, 60-minute webinar, experts from AT&T, GSMA, Microsoft, Panasonic, and Sibros explain how 5G and the software-defined vehicle are unlocking the next generation of connected vehicle offerings.

Key topics and takeaways:

  • Discover how OEMs are accelerating their global penetration into embedded vehicle connectivity, not just for traditional vehicles but also 2-wheelers, trucks, buses, and heavy-duty machine equipment
  • Learn how OEMs are continuing to shift from a hardware to a software-first mentality, as all transportation equipment becomes defined by software with increased connectivity
  • Discover how the global rollout of 5G globally will be a crucial enabler, impacting the future of software-defined vehicles with embedded connectivity
  • Gain insight into the services and feature enhancements that will be critical for OEMs and their suppliers to remain competitive and what customers will expect

Dr Shane Rooney

Executive Director IoT Networks, GSMA

Dr Shane Rooney

Shane Rooney is an Executive Director at the GSMA on the IoT Programme, bringing together strategies and synergies across the M2M verticals and the wider IoT ecosystems. Shane had previously led the GSMA’s initiative in developing mobile solutions in Smart Cities and collaborating with cities like Barcelona, Dubai and Shanghai. His team has developed a wider range of Smart City Indicators, Case Studies and Business Cases demonstrating the importance of mobile technology. His team also have developed enablers in IoT Security and embedded SIM. He has led the launch of the Cellular LPWA Networks Technology (LTE-M and NB-IoT) initiative globally and is now promoting Cellular V2X technology. Previously he has been a Group Vice President with Etisalat, developing solutions for Energy, Security and Transport IoT solutions for Middle East, Africa and Asia. Before that he has worked with other Mobile Operators, Vodafone, Hutchison and 3 UK as well as launching and divesting of his own M2M company. Shane pioneered early telematics and connected car solutions for Ford Motor Company in the USA and Europe. He has extensive Global experience. He holds a PhD in Communications Systems specialising in Location Based Services and studied Business Marketing at IMD Switzerland.