IoT WebTalk: Getting to Smart: Deploying and Operating 5G IoT for Industry 4.0

IoT WebTalk: Getting to Smart: Deploying and Operating 5G IoT for Industry 4.0

Start: Tuesday 18 January 2022 14:00

End: Tuesday 18 January 2022 15:00

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Smart manufacturing IoT connections will reach 1.5 billion by 2025. 5G IoT has the potential to play a significant role in the future of manufacturing, accounting for 17% licensed IoT connections (GSMA Intelligence).

What does it take to make a factory smart? In this webinar, organisations will share experiences of deploying and operating 5G enabled IoT solutions in the manufacturing environment. We will hear about the approaches taken, the challenges, and the skills and partnerships required to deliver success.


Topic Speaker
Introduction Jo Gilbert, Technical Director & Manufacturing Lead, GSMA
5G IoT for manufacturing : from testing to IoT Continuum proposition Stephane Gervais, Executive VP Strategic Innovation, LACROIX Group
Are manufacturers hesitant to move to 5G? From trials to testing in brownfield vs greenfield environments
The Fourth Industrial has arrived and, with it, a whole host of new technology selections. Private networks are rising in popularity and demand due to their ability to offer dedicated bandwidth, added security, and agility to scale. Pursuing a private network build begins with understanding your requirements. Fawad will share key insights into the features and customer journey to deploy private networks in an industrial setting.
Fawad Noory, Senior Director, Private Network, CEaaS, KORE Wireless
How network testing ensures 5G private network performance Anne Stephan, Vice President Mobile Network Testing, Rohde & Schwarz
Audience Q&A Moderator: Jo Gilbert, Technical Director & Manufacturing Lead, GSMA


Anne Stephan

Vice President Mobile Network Testing, Rhode & Schwarz

Anne has 20 years+ experience in the telecommunication industry worldwide with a passion for Technology, Critical Infrastructures and Cognitive Cities. She’s Vice President Mobile Network Testing at Rohde & Schwarz and located in Germany.

Fawad Noory

Senior Director, Private Network, CEaaS, KORE Wireless

Fawad has been working in Telecommunication industry for more than 13+ years. He started as a designer for 4G technology when it still was called 3.9G with a unit of 50 employees at Ericsson Sweden where he implemented various first-time programs and initiatives. He has held various roles focused in supporting and advising customers in adoption of Advance wireless technologies. First 4G network in Sweden with Telia, MetroPCS with USA and Softbank in Japan, and supported many operators globally in adoption and implementation of 4G. Since June of 2019, he was focused on Private Network (4G/5G) for Enterprises and supported global enterprises through their adoption journey.

At KORE Wireless he is responsible for building the products and solutions with focus on Private Network and IoT. A comprehensive solution to address the challenges customer / enterprises have faced during their adoption journey for Private Wireless 4G/5G. Making Private Network accessible for various sectors.

Stephane Gervais

Executive VP Strategic Innovation, LACROIX Group

Stephane has worked in the high-tech industry for multi-national companies in Europe and in Asia. He is now EVP Strategic Innovation, smart data & partnership at LACROIX Group : Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT), new technologies, electronics, smart mobility and smart city are some of his favorite’s topics.

Stéphane holds a Doctorate degree (Ph. D) in Electronics from the University of Bordeaux (France) and an MBA degree from Newcastle University, Australia.

Jo Gilbert

Technical Director & Manufacturing Lead, GSMA

Jo Gilbert is a Technical Director at the GSMA. She leads the 5G IoT for Manufacturing forum, which brings together players from across the mobile and manufacturing ecosystem to share knowledge and accelerate common problem solving. With a career spanning 20 years in the telecommunication sector, Jo has supported mobile network operators to deliver value beyond connectivity by harnessing new and emerging technology enablers such as IoT, big data, AI and 5G. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters of Informatics degree.

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