THE CONNECTED BRITAIN 2022
CONFERENCE AGENDA

 

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London, 20 - 21 September 2022

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Sep 208:50
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CXO interview series

Keynotes
Greg Mesch, Chief Executive Officer, CityFibre
Sep 209:30
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Keynote presentation from Ericsson

Keynotes

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Sep 209:40
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Unlocking the benefits of a 'Connected Britain'

Keynotes
  • What does a truly 'Connected Britain' look like?
  • How can next-generation connectivity unlock the full potential of the UK's digital economy?
  • Overcoming the key barriers to achieving ubiquitous connectivity
  • Putting the customer at the centre of your strategy
Greg Mesch, Chief Executive Officer, CityFibre
Sep 2011:10
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Building a Gigabit Britain: Progress report

Gigabit Britain
  • Are we on track to hit the government target of gigabit capable broadband for 85% of the UK by 2025?
  • What are the key barriers to achieving this target?
  • Supply vs demand
  • Competition and collaboration: striking the right balance

Sep 2011:10
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Strategies for successful network delivery

Project Rollout
  • What does a collaborative fibre ecosystem look like in practice?
  • Driving efficiencies in network delivery
  • How can the supply-side better support operators in network rollout?
  • Addressing resourcing issues and recruiting the right workforce
  • Providing the necessary skills for your workforce
  • From a technology perspective, what is necessary to build a world-class fibre network
Moderator: Robert Harrison, Director, RWH Consulting
Oliver Helm, Chief Executive Officer, Full Fibre Limited
James Lowther, Chief Executive Officer, Truespeed
Sep 2011:10
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The role of digital infrastructure in connecting communities

Connected Society
  • Using connectivity to deliver true social value
  • 2 years on from the start of the pandemic, what progress has been made in bridging the UK’s digital divide?
  • The need for cross-sector collaboration
  • Technology for good and with a purpose

Shade Nathaniel-Ayodele, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity Lead, Southwark Council
Sep 2011:10
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Strategies for building the infrastructure to enable smart places across the UK

Smart Britain
  • Building smarter communities across the UK from rural to towns to cities
  • How are next-generation networks are supporting the development of smarter places?
  • Ensuring that every property both new and old has access to connectivity
  • What has been achieved in the past 12 months and what’s next?

Sep 2011:10
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The role of connectivity in driving the UK’s economic innovation

Connected Industries
  • How can the UK stay a leader in enterprise connectivity?
  • The role of public and private networks
  • Defining the use cases for advanced connectivity
  • What have been the 5G successes of the testbed and trials programme?
Andrew Conway, Director of Solutions & Innovation, BAI Communications UK
Carl Peters, European VP Solutions Engineering, Zayo
Sep 2011:10
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Enhancing digital workplaces

Connected Enterprise
  • What are the enterprise needs when establishing a digital workplace?
  • Meeting increased demand for networks and services
  • How has the shift to hybrid work transformed the workplace?
  • Providing the necessary support to help employees adapt to the new reality of work
Maarten Egmond, Chief Technology Officer, Genexis FTTH
Sep 2011:45
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Presentation from Ericsson

Gigabit Britain

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Sep 2011:45
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Presentation from Full Fibre

Smart Britain

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Oliver Helm, Chief Executive Officer, Full Fibre Limited
Sep 2012:05
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Turning the subscriber edge into the revenue edge – excite your subscribers, grow your revenue

Gigabit Britain
Dan Heath, Senior Solutions Engineer, Calix
Sep 2012:05
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Presentation from Emtelle

Project Rollout

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Sep 2012:05
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Presentation from CGI

Smart Britain

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Sep 2012:25
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Presentation from Full Fibre

Gigabit Britain

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Sep 2012:25
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Presentation from Hexatronic

Project Rollout

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Sep 2012:25
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Presentation from Ciena

Smart Britain

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Sep 2014:00
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Presentation from HellermannTyton

Gigabit Britain

Session details to follow

Sep 2014:00
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Presentation from Telenco

Project Rollout

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Sep 2014:00
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Presentation from ITS

Smart Britain

Session details to follow

Daren Baythorpe, Chief Executive Officer, ITS Technology Group Ltd
Sep 2014:00
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Presentation from TP-Link

Connected Enterprise
Sep 2014:20
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Regulation: is enough being done to support network rollouts?

Gigabit Britain
  • How can regulators support the industry to facilitate rollout?
  • What is needed to build a sustainable competition model?
  • Protecting the interests of the consumer
  • What progress is being made to developing common standards for consumer information on broadband services?

Moderator: Gita Sorensen, Managing Director / Director, GOS Consulting / The One Stop Switching Company
James Fredrickson, Director of Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Hyperoptic
Sep 2014:20
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Capitalising on data resources to optimise rollout

Project Rollout
  • How can data resources be leveraged most effectively?
  • Data’s role in minimising disruption to the public during network delivery
  • Data’s role in enabling service innovation
  • Will the role of data change as networks expand?
Jimmy Acton, CTO, The 4th Utility
Catherine Warren, Transformation and Innovation Director, Gigaclear
Keith Rowley, CTO, Jurassic Fibre
Patrik Lowenborg, VP Network Design, NetPMD D&I
Sep 2014:20
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The future of work: strategies for equipping individuals with the necessary digital skills

Connected Society
  • Addressing the nationwide shortage of digital skills
  • Developing a co-ordinated approach from the private and public sectors
  • What are the social and economic benefits of upskilling the UK’s working population?

Ravinderpal Gehlon, Managing Director, Digital Advantage
Daisy Curtis, PhD Researcher, University of Exeter
Sep 2014:20
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Delivering smart places with tangible benefits for people & businesses

Smart Britain
  • Results-driven innovation: addressing key challenges for towns and cities with technology
  • What are a local authority’s key challenges and how can technology help?
  • One size doesn’t fit all
  • The role of public and private sector collaboration

Moderator: Vito Morawetz, Vice President, Cartesian
John Kelly, Head of Data & Intelligence, North Yorkshire County Council
Patrick Melia, Chief Executive, Sunderland City Council
Sep 2014:20
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The UK’s smart factory revolution

Connected Industries
  • The role of next-gen communication technology in enhancing efficiency and flexibility in manufacturing
  • The role of private networks
  • What innovation will emergent technologies enable within manufacturing?
Katherine Bennett CBE, Chief Executive Officer, High Value Manufacturing Catapult
Sep 2014:20
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Levelling up connectivity for the UK’s SMEs

Connected Enterprise
  • Defining the business case for SME connectivity
  • How can SMEs be best supported in their connectivity needs?
  • How have SMEs adapted to an increasingly digital-first economy?
Rachel Daley, Innovation and Digital Programme Manager, Buckinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Dave Hudson, Head of Partnerships & Alliances, ITS Technology Group Ltd
Sep 2014:50
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Presentation from ADTRAN

Gigabit Britain
Ronan Kelly, CTO EMEA & APAC Regions, Adtran
Sep 2014:50
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Presentation from Acome

Project Rollout

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Sep 2014:50
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Presentation from Plume

Smart Britain

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Sep 2015:10
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The evolution of the investment landscape

Gigabit Britain
  • Can we expect to see M&A within the altnet space in the coming months?
  • What does the wave of investments from infrastructure funds mean for the industry?
  • The role of private investment vs. public subsidies

Moderator: Michael Dargue, Vice President, Cartesian
Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VX Fiber
Ronan Kelly, CTO EMEA & APAC Regions, Adtran
Sean McLachlan, Senior Director, Aviva Investors
Sep 2015:10
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Reducing barriers to successful rollout

Project Rollout
  • Strategies for tackling the most disruptive barriers to a successful rollout
  • Alleviating regulatory hurdles
  • Supporting local authorities in their rollouts
  • Collaborate to accelerate: how the industry can best collaborate to deliver projects at pace?
  • What are the benefits of an open access model for ISPs and local authorities?

Sep 2015:10
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Driving uptake of broadband services

Connected Society
  • What are the key obstacles to uptake of broadband services?
  • What role does the telecom industry need to play in addressing consumer hesitancy over new services?

Sep 2015:10
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Changing expectations: how are new working patterns impacting consumer connectivity needs?

Smart Britain
  • If hybrid working is here to stay, how does that impact customer’s connectivity needs?
  • How is the industry responding to the change in consumer/business needs?
  • Delivering connectivity for residential properties that is fit for new purpose

Sep 2015:10
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Connected logistics: Smart ports and beyond

Connected Industries
  • The role of predictive analytics and real time data
  • How is advanced connectivity enabling smart ports to become economic hubs?
  • Delivering connectivity across the supply chain
Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive, British Ports Association
Sep 2015:10
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Transforming the public sector through digital transformation

Connected Enterprise
  • Supporting public sector organisations digital transformation goals
  • The growing role of GovTech
  • What are the key barriers to public sector digital transformation?
Moderator: David Davies, VP Telco Delivery, Cartesian
Gurpreet Muctor, Chief Architect, Westminster City Council
Adam Said, Digital Platforms Lead, Cabinet Office
Sep 2015:40
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Presentation from VIAVI

Gigabit Britain

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Sep 2015:40
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Presentation from eero, an Amazon Company

Smart Britain

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Sep 2016:50
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Connecting people with technology: the importance of customer-focussed innovation

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Sep 219:00
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CXO keynote presentation

Keynotes
Sep 219:10
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Sep 219:20
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CXO keynote presentation

Keynotes
Paul Norris, Chief Executive, Building Digital UK, UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Sep 219:40
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The road to full fibre: where are we and where do we need to be?

Keynotes
Paul Norris, Chief Executive, Building Digital UK, UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Sep 2111:10
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Capitalising on the opportunity of 5G in the UK

Gigabit Britain
  • The progress of 5G deployment in the UK
  • Monetizing 5G networks
  • Is 5G living up to its hype?
  • What are the big commercial opportunities of 5G?

Sep 2111:10
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Connecting the countryside: Delivering connectivity for the hard-to-reach

Project Rollout
  • How can networks be deployed at scale within rural areas?
  • Optimising rollout within rural areas through the right technological mix
  • Ensuring good service for rural areas within the UK
Moderator: James Saunby, Vice Chair, INCA & Consulting Director, GreySky Consulting
Ian Stoddart, Head of Operations - Broadband, Fastershire
Sep 2111:10
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It isn’t a ‘Connected Britain’ unless everyone is connected: strategies for addressing the digital divide

Connected Society
  • What does a cross-sector approach to addressing digital poverty look like?
  • What can different sectors do to support?
  • Addressing the key challenges of access: affordability, skills, trust, etc

Sep 2111:10
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From road to rail and beyond: How is enhanced connectivity supporting the delivery of intelligent transport in the UK?

Smart Britain
  • What are transport sector’s connectivity needs for delivering more intelligent transport networks?
  • New partnership models
  • What is enhanced connectivity enabling across the UK’s transport networks?
Sep 2111:10
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Advanced connectivity and next-gen utilities infrastructure

Connected Industries
  • How are next-gen communication technologies enabling transformation in utilities?
  • 5G & IoT
  • Smart networks and sustainability
  • Advanced and emerging technologies and digital innovation in utilities
  • Cross-industry collaboration within the utilities and telecoms sectors
Daisy Cross, Head of Smart Programme, Energy UK
Mike Hewitt, Chief Technology Officer, Smart DCC
Denver Rumney, UK Innovation Lead, E.ON
Sep 2111:10
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The cloudification of networks and services

Connected Enterprise
  • Strategies for cloud success
  • Overcoming the legacy challenge
  • Delivering agile networks
  • How can enterprises be best supported in their cloud transformation journey?
Dave Keane Mirajkar, RVP, Solutions Architecture, Service Provider Sales EMEA, CommScope
Jon Burt, Lead Enterprise Architect, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Sep 2111:50
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Presentation from Prysmian Group

Gigabit Britain

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Sep 2111:50
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Presentation from IS Tools

Project Rollout

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Sep 2112:10
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Presentation from Netcracker

Gigabit Britain

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Sep 2112:10
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Presentation from Genexis

Project Rollout

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Maarten Egmond, Chief Technology Officer, Genexis FTTH
Sep 2112:30
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Presentation from Vitruvi

Project Rollout

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Sep 2114:10
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Presentation from CommScope

Gigabit Britain
Dave Keane Mirajkar, RVP, Solutions Architecture, Service Provider Sales EMEA, CommScope
Sep 2114:30
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Spectrum regulation

Gigabit Britain
Raj Sivalingam, Head of Spectrum Governance & International, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Sep 2114:30
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Wireless technologies role in enhancing connectivity in the UK

Project Rollout
  • How can wireless and fibre networks complement each other?
  • Delivering greater connectivity for rural areas
  • Will satellites become an increasingly important part of the wireless technology mix?
  • What role will wireless technologies play in delivering increased connectivity in urban areas?
Chris New, Managing Director, SWS Broadband
Gavin Rodgers, Chief Executive Officer, Lothian Broadband
Amar Abid-Ali, Chief Commercial Officer, Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult
Sep 2114:30
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Driving positive socioeconomic outcomes with digital connectivity

Connected Society
  • How can local government create social value and drive economic growth with digital connectivity?
  • Unlocking the benefits of digital technology for individuals and communities
  • Improving access to digital public services
Sep 2114:30
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Strategies for delivering EV charging infrastructure in the UK

Smart Britain

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Sep 2114:30
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Delivering the UK’s digital healthcare revolution

Connected Industries
  • How will advanced connectivity enable better outcomes within healthcare?
  • Addressing the issue of data accessibility
  • How can the public and private sectors better collaborate to drive healthcare innovation?
  • Could the Emergency Services Network be expanded to other areas of healthcare?
  • Will health tech play an increasing role in patient care?
Ann Williams, Commissioner and contract manager, Liverpool 5G Create
Michael Macdonnell, Head of Global Operations, Huma
Sep 2115:10
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Closing Keynote Panel: Building a greener future for the UK

Keynotes
  • The role of digital infrastructure and technology in helping the UK to reach its net-zero targets
last published: 30/Jun/22 13:15 GMT

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