Theme 2: NETWORKS

 

 

 

Networks - Track 1, Monday 19 March 2018

08:00

Registration

08:50

Organisers opening remarks

08:55

Chairperson’s opening remarks

COMMUNICATIONS FOR A CHANGING TOMORROW

09:00

Opening Keynote Address: Reimagining Communication

  • Communication in the digital age – how far have we come and where are we at?
  • Technologies on the horizon – AI, VR/AR and 5G
    • How will these technologies further change up the way we interact with our environment
  • What does this mean for the telco and how are operators uniquely positioned to take advantage of their role?
 
09:20

Keynote Address by China Unicom Global, Title Sponsor for Telecoms World 2018

Panel discussion
09:40

Joint Opening Keynote Panel: Thriving in the age of automation, digital disruption and new technologies

  • What are the challenges and opportunities present for operators as we live in an Internet of Things era
    • Which technology or technologies do you think presents the next big game changer? What would that mean for your business?
  • Future 2020 – what billions of connected devices will mean for the telecoms industry in terms of data, networks and revenue sources
  • How prepared are our networks for providing seamless, always on and secured M2M connectivity?
  • Engaging the digital consumer – how should operators continue to partner with non-traditional players to add/create value for their customers?
 
10:20

Morning refreshments and exhibition viewing

Wireless Networks

THE ROAD TO 5G

11:20

Operator case study - Trialling 5G in both indoor and outdoor environments

11:30

Operator case study - 5G for connected cars

Panel discussion
11:40

Panel: Road to 5G 2020 – how are we getting there?

  • Main drivers, attributes, characteristics and scenarios
  • How will this change the way operators plan their network for the future, and what fundamental changes must they undergo?
  • Comparing operator strategies and for 5G network upgrades
    • Ensuring a smooth transition to 5G
  • Optimising 5G deployment
    • Strategies to reduce the cost of deployment
    • Journey to 4G vs 5G – lessons learned

NETWORK PLANNING & OPTIMISATION

Panel discussion
12:25

Panel: Maximising network telemetry data for optimal traffic management

  • Utilising smart tools for your network traffic management
    • What are the biggest challenges and how can they be overcome?
    • What would your ideal scenario? 
  • Driving revenue and performance using comprehensive data analytics
    • Rolling out new services based on network intelligence
  • How do you see this space developing as new intelligent platforms and tools emerge?
13:10

Lunch and exhibition viewing

3G & 4G EVOLUTION

14:15

Reserved for event partner

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14:30

Case Study: Overcoming challenges in 4G rollout

  • Catering to a data-hungry mobile-centric population
  • Incorporating small cells in your network infrastructure
  • Achieving ROI from your rollout, even for rural/remote communities
  • Tackling the challenge of indoor coverage 
 
14:45

Fireside chat: Repositioning your network rollout strategy in the face of 5G

  • Capitalising on your existing network infrastructure to meet growing demand for hi-speed connectivity   
  • Ensuring a smooth transition to 5G
 
15:15

Afternoon refreshments and exhibition viewing

CREATING A SAFE & SECURE CONNECTED FUTURE

16:00

Reserved for event partner

Keen to showcase your thought leadership in the field of network security? Get in touch with  Francis @ francis.bandong@terrapinn.com  or +65 6322 2336 today
Panel discussion
16:15

Closing keynote panel: Addressing the challenge of cybersecurity in a connected world

  • What are the new threats being faced by our networks today vs before?
  • Cybersecurity in the digital age: how can the industry address this collectively?
    • Improving collaboration with regulators to reduce risk and improve resiliency
    • Is there a need for greater regional coordination between operators to strengthen our networks?
  • 5-year outlook: how will new technologies pose as both a threat and an opportunity in ensuring security?
 
17:00

Chairperson’s closing remarks and end of Day One

17:10

Evening cocktail

Available as a sponsorship option. If you’re keen to play host, contact Francis @ francis.bandong@terrapinn.com  or +65 6322 2336 today
19:30

After Party

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last published: 30/Oct/17 06:25

Networks - Track 1, Tuesday 20 March 2018

08:00

Registration & Morning Refreshments

08:55

Chairperson’s opening remarks

CONNECTED ECOSYSTEMS

09:00

Keynote address: Connecting the next billion users

  • Making Internet access available and affordable for the world – how are we getting there?
  • Challenges, opportunities, key project milestones
  • Creating sustainable business partnerships – where do carriers fit in? 
 
09:20

Assessing Asia’s ICT development for 2020

  • How will Asia’s markets develop in the next 5 years?
  • Bridging the connectivity gap – state of emerging markets and how will they look like?
  • Encouraging infrastructure investment and driving PPP development
 
09:40

Reserved for event partner

Keen to showcase your thought leadership? Get in touch with Francis @ francis.bandong@terrapinn.com  or +65 6322 2336 today
Panel discussion
10:00

Joint Keynote Panel: Maximising opportunities and minimizing threats in a future of a billion (and more) connected things

  • Maximizing the telco’s role in IoT
    • What’s the current progress? 
    • Where are the key roadblocks and how can we overcome them as an industry?
    • How long before we get to see meaningful ROI?
  • Addressing the other side of IoT 
    • How do you foresee the acceleration of technology progression in the IoT era? 
    • What is the impact on our social and economic structures and how can we best prepare for them?
    • Reducing threats – how can the industry better pre-empt security and privacy concerns in the age of connected things?
10:40

Morning refreshments and exhibition viewing

Infrastructure for the Smart City

11:40

The LiFi – WiFi debate: towards a collaborative future?

  • Meeting future traffic demand and bandwidth consumption trends: are our WiFi networks ready?
  • Introducing LiFi into the mass market – what are the remaining challenges, and where are the key areas for deployment?
  • Will LiFi ever replace WiFi? If not, how do you see it evolving?
  • Coexistence solutions – Li+WiFi networks to support a 5G environment
 
Panel discussion
11:55

Panel: Monetizing the telco’s role in the smart city

  • The role of LPWANs in facilitating connectivity for billions of devices
    • What are the pros, cons and challenges? 
  • Working with existing telecom infrastructure to facilitate a “Smart City” environment
    • How can telcos prepare their networks to handle the expected large volumes of data processing?
    • Combining existing and new technologies to provide seamless connectivity services
  • What new services can telcos expect to deliver and what new capabilities can be developed as technology improves?
 

Access Networks

Panel discussion
12:35

Panel: Building access networks For digital futures

  • Delivering high capacity networks for the next wave of digital services
  • Understanding the access network requirements of emerging technologies including 5G, the IoT and virtualisation
  • Exploring available technologies and determining what’s next

CLOUD & EDGE COMPUTING

14:30

Opportunities for operators in Mobile Edge Computing

  • Mobile edge computing 101 – what it is and what it isn’t
  • Meeting the future challenges created by the IoT industry
    • Overcoming latency and bandwidth issues
    • Where does the fog fit in and how does it complement the cloud?
  • What would be the business model for operators to collaborate?
    • How can operators better plan their network in the future to meet this demand?
 
14:45

Case Study: Applying edge computing to your network – where to begin?

15:00

Facilitating the Cloud: your network is key

  • How can telcos create maximum benefits for enterprises without compromising performance, productivity or revenue?
  • Ensuring your network’s readiness and security for business critical applications
 
Panel discussion
15:15

Panel: Getting an edge with your network

16:00

Afternoon refreshments and networking. End of Telecoms World Asia 2018.

last published: 30/Oct/17 06:25

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