AGENDA

Mainz, 7 - 8 December 2021

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Dec 709:00
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Chair's Opening Address

Keynotes
David Zimmer, President, VATM
Dec 709:10
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Dec 709:20
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Keynote Presentation

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Vivek Badrinath, Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Towers
Dec 709:30
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Dec 709:40
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Dec 709:50
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Keynote presentation

Keynotes
Walter Haas, CTO/CSO, Huawei Technologies Deutschland
Dec 710:00
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CxO Panel - Looking towards 2025: what’s next for 5G?

Keynotes
  • Progress report: Key developments in 5G rollout
  • Strategy, technology & regulation
  • Regulation – spectrum and security
  • Opportunities for the consumer and enterprise markets
Moderator: David Zimmer, President, VATM
Walter Haas, CTO/CSO, Huawei Technologies Deutschland
Vivek Badrinath, Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Towers
Dec 711:25
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Delivering a full-fibre Germany

Gigabit Germany
  • Assessing Germany’s current fibre landscape
  • Where should investment be prioritised?
  • Integrating digital infrastructures: how can fibre & 5G rollout complement each other?
  • Legacy infrastructures: when should copper networks be phased out?
  • What will Germany’s fibre network infrastructure look like in 2025?
Moderator: Frederic Ufer, Director Regulatory Affairs, VATM
Patrick Faraj, Global Product Manager, Centralized Fiber Test Solutions, Viavi Solutions
Maximilian Oertle, CTIO, EWE TEL
Dec 711:25
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Digital manufacturing: assessing the landscape

Industry 4.0
  • What is “industry 4.0” and how can we realise its full potential?
  • Deepening collaboration between key players
  • How will the 5G rollout enhance flexibility and efficiency within manufacturing?
  • What technologies are set to transform manufacturing?
  • How close are we to fully realising smart factories?
Moderator: Clark Parsons, Managing Director, Internet Economy Foundation
Tom Richter, Global Head of Manufacturing Verticals, Nokia
Dec 711:25
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Achieving digital inclusion in a Connected Germany

Digital Society
  • Where can public bodies and network operators collaborate most effectively to drive digital inclusion?
  • Where do digital platforms stand to have the most transformative impact?
  • Establishing a framework that anchors digital transformation in society
  • Digital citizens: ensuring digital skills for all
  • Bridging the digital divide
Michael Jungwirth, Director of Public Policy & External Affairs, Vodafone
Martin Lippert, Group Chief Executive Officer, GlobalConnect GmbH
Michael Henze, Ministerial Director for Digitization and Economic Development, Ministry for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitization and Energy of North Rhine Westphalia
Dec 712:05
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Carrier wholesale – challenges of a changing world

Gigabit Germany
Michael Ritter, Sales Director Strategic Alliances DACH & CEE, Colt
Dec 712:05
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Presentation by DE-CIX

Digital Society
Andreas Sturm, Chief Business Development Officer, DE-CIX
Dec 714:10
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Optimising the regulatory framework

Gigabit Germany
  • What has been the impact of the reformed Telecommunications Act?
  • A “light touch environment” in practice
  • Developing a coordinated framework
  • Bringing Germany into line with European leaders
  • How can fibre rollout accelerate Germany’s 2030 Green New Deal target?
  • How can regulation incentivise sustainable digitalisation?
  • New players in the market – symmetrical or asymmetrical regulation?
Moderator: Julian Von Lucius, Associate Partner, Noerr
Stephan Korehnke, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Vodafone
Cara Schwarz-Schilling, Managing Director, WIK Wissenschaftliches Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste
Dirk Grewe, Director Regulatory Affairs, Telefonica
Dec 714:10
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Private 5G campus networks

Industry 4.0
  • Private licenses
  • Network slicing and splicing
  • Security
  • Beyond manufacturing: other potential use cases
Moderator: Harry Kaib, Head of Field Marketing Germany, Nokia
Sander Rotmensen, Director of Industrial Wireless Communication Products, Siemens AG
Dec 714:10
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Connecting the countryside: addressing the issue of rural coverage

Digital Society
  • How can operators ensure ROI in expanding fibre networks to rural communities?
  • Where can public and private sector organisations best collaborate to deliver rural broadband?
  • How can fibre networks be rapidly built up and expanded in hard-to-reach areas?
  • “Citizens cooperatives”: how can operators support community initiatives to develop fibre?
Jens Schilling, CEO, Komm.Pakt.Net
Christian Humpert, CEO, DB Broadband 
Ralf Capito, Director External Affairs, Vantage Towers
Oliver Prostak, Co-CEO, Glasfaser NordWest
Dec 714:50
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Excite your subscriber, grow your business by building a next generation intelligent access architecture

Gigabit Germany
Dec 714:50
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Presentation by GlobalConnect

Digital Society
Martin Lippert, Group Chief Executive Officer, GlobalConnect GmbH
Dec 715:10
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Funding fibre: investment models and opportunities

Gigabit Germany
  • Joint ventures: a new paradigm for fibre investment?
  • Consolidation, competition, collaboration: how will market dynamics evolve?
  • Expanded ecosystems: will the need for increasing investment see increased opportunities for new players within fibre?
  • Where should federal funding best be targeted?
Dec 715:10
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Realising the Smart Factory vision

Industry 4.0
  • Exploring the ecosystem: how can networks and industry best collaborate to deliver the Smart Factory vision?
  • How can industries successfully integrate multiple technologies?
  • What applications will 5G have for the Smart Factory?
  • Advanced robotics and artificial intelligence: mutually beneficial enablers?
Christian Bauer, Lead Developer 5G, Trumpf
Herbert Wegmann, General Manager of Business Segment, Industrial Communication and Identification, siemens
Enno Borchers, Industry Partner for Automotive, Digital Production & Manufacturing, Deutsche Telekom
Dec 715:10
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Smart Cities

Digital Society
  • Developing an integrated strategy for smart cities
  • Establishing effective collaborative public/private partnerships
  • Where can smart cities have the biggest impact in driving efficiencies in essential services?
  • Public buy-in: can smart cities encourage a more holistic relationship between municipalities and their citizens?
Michael Frank, SVP, Smart City, Deutsche Telekom
Theo Weirich, CEO, Wilhelm.tel
Eivind Dugstad, Managing Director, Mainzer Breitband
Jan Fritz Rettberg, Head of Urban Policy Guidelines & Chief Information & Innovation Officer, Stadt Dortmund
Dec 715:50
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Empower operators for Germany’s race to gigabit fiber

Gigabit Germany
Dec 717:00
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Reshaping Germany’s connectivity landscape

Keynotes
  • Integrating infrastructures: how can fibre, 5G and fixed wireless complement each other?
  • Where can the industry collaborate most effectively to drive next-gen network rollout?
  • What steps need to be taken to ensure that the digitalisation drives remains sustainable?
  • How far away is Germany from achieving the targets outlined by the federal government?

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Dec 809:15
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Keynote presentation

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Thorsten Dirks, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Glasfaser
Dec 809:25
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Keynote presentation

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Dec 809:35
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Dec 809:45
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CxO PANEL - Building the full-fibre future: strategies for delivering next-gen networks

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  • Incumbents, altnets and Stadtwerke – understanding Germany’s unique broadband ecosystem
  • Investment and regulation – what needs to change?
  • Navigating obstacles to build out networks at pace
Moderator: Jan Simons, Head of State Policy, BREKO German Broadband Association
Thorsten Dirks, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Glasfaser
Dec 810:25
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Bereit für 10GPON – Es ist da

Keynotes
Vincent Wiese, Head of Business Development Germany, Adtran
Dec 811:20
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5G in Germany: building next-generation networks

Gigabit Germany
  • Ramping up investment: how can operators ensure a return on capex?
  • Delivering at pace: how can operators build and scale networks rapidly?
  • Integrating networks: how can 5G enhance existing 4G networks?
  • Consumer buy in: encouraging customers to sign up to 5G
Moderator: Falk Schroeder, Managing Partner, Global Head of Network Technology, Detecon International GmbH
Martin Bouchard, Chief Operating Officer, DFMG Deutsche Funkturm GmbH
Simon Lorenzin, Regional Sales Head - DACH & CEE, STL
Dec 811:20
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Advanced technologies powering Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0
  • How has 5G enabled advanced tech within industry?
  • AR/VR: the future of maintenance?
  • Cloud, IoT, AI: building agile industry infrastructure
  • Flattening the maturity curve: how can industry integrate technologies at different stages of development?
Moderator: Tim Wirtz, Deputy Head Knowledge Discovery, Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS
Dec 812:00
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Presentation by ACOME

Gigabit Germany
Xavier Renard, Telecom Business Unit Marketing Director, ACOME
Dec 812:20
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5G R&D & test beds

Gigabit Germany
  • Innovation use studies
  • Industry case studies
  • Ease of access for 5G R&D
  • Future developments: where next for 5G R&D?
Moderator: Thomas von der Grün, Head of Locating & Communication Systems Department, Fraunhofer IIS
Daniel Stehn, Senior Program Manager 5G, Vodafone
Dec 812:20
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Collaborative ecosystems and partnerships for Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0
  • How can incumbents, altnets and enterprises better collaborate for mutual gain?
  • What does a collaborative ecosystem look like in practice?
  • Joint ventures: a new model for partnerships?
Dec 814:20
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Commercialising 5G – capitalising on the B2B opportunities

Gigabit Germany
  • Making a commercial user case
  • What new ecosystem opportunities does 5G offer?
  • Will 5G deepen collaboration between operators and other industries?
  • How will 5G change market dynamics?
  • Monetising increased data streams
Dec 814:20
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V2X and Connected Car

Industry 4.0
  • Developing a network architecture for V2X and the connected mobility ecosystem
  • Monetising connectivity: what opportunities are there?
  • 5G and a fully mobile ecosystem: the future of mobility?
Dec 814:20
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Addressing the challenge of urban “not-spots”

Digital Society
  • Where should operators prioritise resources to ensure full coverage for urban areas?
  • How has the ongoing fibre rollout progressed in Germany’s urban areas?
  • Embracing 5G, enhancing 4G: how can existing and new infrastructure deliver full urban connectivity?
Tim Brauckmüller, Managing Director, atene KOM
Karsten Kluge, Managing Director, Thüringer Netkom
Dec 815:00
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Assessing the 5G investment landscape

Gigabit Germany
  • How is 5G investment set to evolve in Germany?
  • An investment perspective: can 5G be self-sufficient?
  • Joint ventures: what opportunities are there for market entrants?
  • Partnerships: where can collaboration deliver the most ROI for operators?
Dec 815:00
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Supporting start-ups as drivers of digital transformation

Digital Society
  • Understanding Germany’s digital start-up ecosystem
  • Making a success of collaboration
  • How are partnerships and ecosystems set to evolve within the digital start-up space?
last published: 23/Nov/21 14:15 GMT

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