London, 30 - 31 October 2018

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Oct 3009:10
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Capitalising on the opportunities of digital transformation

Keynotes
  • Strategies and technologies for building the digital telco
  • Reshaping customer experience in the digital age
  • Building the right networks – the role of NFV and SDN
  • The role of data driven technologies including AI, big data, and the IoT
  • Delivering the corporate structure and strategy for the future telco
  • Strategies for delivering digital capability
Arash Ashouriha, Senior Vice President Of Group Technology Innovation And Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Deutsche Telekom
Osman Sultan, Chief Executive Officer, du
Howard Watson, Group Chief Technology and Information Officer, BT
Enrique Blanco Nadales, Global Chief Technology Officer, Telefonica
Oct 3011:20
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Transforming networks: Changing architectures for the digital telco

Network Transformation
- Building the self-optimising network
- Can telcos deliver all IP networks?
- The role of SDN and NFV
- How will new networks deliver operational and service opportunities?
- Cloud BSS/OSS
- Containerisation
- The role of open source
Fran Heeran, Group Head of Network Virtualization, SDN and NFV, Vodafone
Haithem Alfaraj, SVP, Technology and Operation, Saudi Telecom Company
Oct 3011:20
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Data and the telco: Revolutionising operations and delivering new products and services

Data Driven Technologies
- Data products and services in the digital age
- The growing role of AI in the telco business model
- How can AI and automation enable new services?
- Delivering data architectures to support the IoT
- The role of blockchain
Moderator: Pierre Blanchard, President, PRBL Advisory
Kristoffer Kvam, VP Data Management & Insights, Telenor
Phillip Radley, Chief Data Architect, BT
Oct 3011:20
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The future is 5G: Making next generation mobile a reality

5G
- Seeing through the hype: The real what, when, where and why’s of 5G
- Is 5G a revenue opportunity or a cost efficiency?
- 5G business models
- Understanding the 5G service offering
- Spectrum allocation and regulation
- Network architectures
- The role of 4.5G
Arnaud Vamparys, Senior Vice President of Radio Networks, Orange
Oct 3011:20
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Customer first: Reshaping customer experience for the digital age

Customer
- How are advancements in customer insight reshaping CRM and CEM?
- Delivering true customer-centric business models
- New products and services
- Enhancing UX and applying design thinking to drive loyalty
- Responding to the evolving customer
- The role of AI
Michiel Van Eldik, Chief Consumer And Digital Officer, Windtre
Cenk Serdar, Chief Consumer Officer, STC
Erik Vercouteren, Executive Vice President, Customer Experience, K.P.N.
Claire De Selve, VP Customer Experience & Digital, Orange
Oct 3011:20
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Beyond technology: How should telcos evolve corporate strategy and structure to enable digital transformation?

Corporate Transformation
- The growing role of the Chief Digital Officer
- Softwarising the workforce
- Digital investment strategies
- New operating models
- Learning from established DSPs
- Automation of internal processes
Christian Rotter, Chief Transformation Officer, Cable and Wireless Communications Pvt Ltd
James Halberstadt, MD, Europe, CITIC Telecom International Limited
Ioannis Konstantinidis, Chief Strategy, Transformation and Wholesale Officer, OTE
Oct 3012:20
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Network Transformation Roundtables

Network Transformation
Oct 3012:20
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Data Driven Technologies Roundtables

Data Driven Technologies
Oct 3012:20
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5G Roundtables

5G
Oct 3012:20
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Customer Roundtables

Customer
Oct 3012:20
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Corporate Transformation Roundtables

Corporate Transformation
Oct 3014:30
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Delivering on the virtualisation promise

Network Transformation
- How can telcos deliver virtualisation?
- Enhancing service provision with NFV and SDN
- Progress report: What have been the key developments in the last 12 months?
- Overcoming the problems legacy networks are posing
Mirko Voltolini, Head of Network on Demand, Colt Technology Services
Sven Hischke, Managing Director, Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net
Bernhard Pusch, Head of Carrier Sales – EMEA, Telstra
Oct 3014:30
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Capitalising on the AI opportunity

Data Driven Technologies
- Exploring the key AI touch points including network management, churn management, speech recognition and bots
- The telco AI business model
- SDN as key to realising the AI opportunity
Moderator: Derek Long, Head of Telecoms & Mobile, Cambridge Consultants Ltd
Asim Tewary, VP, Enterprise Data Science & Advanced Analytics, Verizon Wireless
Andreea Hossmann, Head of Data Science, Swisscom
Richard Benjamins, Data and AI Ambassador, Telefonica
Oct 3014:30
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5G and the industrialisation of the internet

5G
- What new services will be enabled by 5G?
- Commercialisation of new 5G enabled services
- New enterprise offerings: the IoT
- Consumer services: VR/AR, video
- Will 5G bring true digitisation of the economy and society?
Oct 3014:30
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Exploiting data to revolutionise CRM, CEM and CLV

Customer
- Utilising the telcos unique set of data to optimise the customer experience
- Real-time management of the customer experience
- New products and services
Kirill Dmitriev, VP, Sales and Customer Service, MTS Group
Oct 3014:30
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Investment strategies for the digital age

Corporate Transformation
- Global investment context
- Is M&A and consolidation prerequisite for large scale transformations?
- Should telcos be buying digital capabilities?
Oct 3015:30
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How are virtualisation technologies changing our understanding of network architectures?

Network Transformation
- The changing telco-NEP relationship
Amar Kalvikatte, Global Network Architect, Liberty Global
Oct 3015:30
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AI and service layer: Revolutionising provision

Data Driven Technologies
- Improving service delivery with better network performance
- Chatbots and VUIs
- New products and services
Jan Morgenthal, Chief Product Owner, AI, Deutsche Telekom
Oct 3015:30
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Scaling mobile architectures on the road to 5G

5G
- Massive MIMO, HetNets and Small Cells: Making sense of 5G architectures
- Can telcos justify the CAPEX expenditure for ubiquitous 5G?
Toshiyasu Wakayama, Manager, European R&D Group, Technical Planning Division, KDDI
Rajesh Yadav, Chief Network Architect, Verizon
Erol Hepsaydir, Head of RAN and Device Strategy and Architecture, Three
Oct 3015:30
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Revolutionising user experience with design thinking

Customer
- Driving customer satisfaction and loyalty through compelling customer journeys
Sinem Yuksel, Director, Customer Experience Management,, Turkcell
Oct 3015:30
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Restructuring business models to accelerate digitisation

Corporate Transformation
- Redesigning your organisation
- Transitioning from a project to service based environment
Oct 3017:20
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Building the Internet of Everything

Keynotes
  • Capitalising on the advent of the Internet of Everything (IoE)
  • The role of the telco in delivering the IoE
  • Business models for monetising the IoE
  • Scaling the IoE
  • New IoE applications and services for enterprises and consumers
Brendan Ives, Managing Director of Division X, Telia Company

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Oct 3109:10
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Telco as platform: How can the telco reinvent itself for the platform economy?

Keynotes
  • How can platform-based business models reinvent product and service provision?
  • Capitalising on scalability
  • Developing new products and services including apps and IoT
Vyachaslav Nikolaev, CMO, MTS Group
Ismail Butun, CMO, Turkcell
Oct 3111:00
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Enabling the digital world with multi-access edge computing

Network Transformation
- Low latency as key to enabling digital services
- Delivering cloud-computing capabilities and an IT service environment at the edge of the network
- New business models and services with MEC
- MEC and virtualisation
Ayan Ghosh, Collaborative Trials Principal at Converged Network Research Lab, BT
Tomasz Gerszberg, Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Group Innovation, Deutsche Telekom
Oct 3111:00
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Monetising the telco's unique data set

Data Driven Technologies
- Big data business models
- The role of AI
- Big data architectures and analytics
- Managing the scale of your data
- BDaaS
Antonio Carvalho, VP, Insight & Analytics, Liberty Global
Oct 3111:00
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5G and the connected car: Building the networks for the automotive industry's future

5G
- How can telcos monetise the connected car opportunity?
- Understanding the partnership opportunity
Moderator: Roland Da Silva, Strategy Advisor, Consultant
Iain Macbeth, Head of Foresight, Transport for London
Oct 3111:00
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How the telco is transforming the financial landscape

Customer
- Understanding the partnership ecosystem for mobile payments
Oct 3111:00
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How is the emergence of the CDO reshaping corporate structure?

Corporate Transformation
- What does the emergence of the CDO mean for telco business models?
- Is the CDO role taken seriously enough to enable them to deliver fundamental change?
- What is needed for a CDO to succeed?
- The differing missions of the CDO
Jacqueline Teo, Chief Digital Officer, HGC
Oct 3112:00
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Network Transformation Roundtables

Network Transformation
Oct 3112:00
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Data Driven Technologies Roundtables

Data Driven Technologies
Oct 3112:00
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Customer Roundtables

Customer
Oct 3112:00
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Corporate Transformation Roundtables

Corporate Transformation
Oct 3114:20
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Enabling transformation with cloud BSS and OSS

Network Transformation
- Simplifying BSS and OSS as a key to enabling digital transformation
- Which functions should you move to the cloud - product, customer, order, revenue management?
Joris Vollebergh, Business Services Director CRM, Liberty Global
Oct 3114:20
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Making the smart city a reality

Data Driven Technologies
- Accelerating on the road to the smart city
- Building smart city products and services
- The role of 4, 4.5 and 5G, as well as WiFi
Silje Bareksten, Head of Smart City, Oslo Business Region
Oct 3114:20
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4.5G, a key step towards 5G?

5G
- Business models for deploying 4.5G
- What has been learnt from early deployments and trials of 4.5G?
- How is 4.5G supporting the development of 5G?
Oct 3114:20
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How is OTT content reshaping the telecoms industry?

Customer
- Developing OTT content products and services
- Are content owners in the driving seat?
- Changing consumption patterns and the opportunities they bring
- How is the telco revolutionising the media?
- M&A in the content space
Moderator: Angel Dobardziev, Founding Director, Whitebridge Insight
Sabine Moller, VP Content, Unitymedia
Oct 3114:20
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Developing an environment that can foster a digital workforce

Corporate Transformation
- ‘Softwarising the workforce’
- How can you ensure your staff are ready for digital transformation?
Oct 3115:20
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How will network convergence support telcos on their digital transformation journeys?

Network Transformation
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Oct 3115:20
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Transforming telecoms with blockchain

Data Driven Technologies
- Exploring blockchain's role in the future of telecoms
- What are the key touchpoints?
Oct 3115:20
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Optimising spectrum regulation and allocation in the 5G era

5G
- Understanding the spectrum requirements for 5G networks
- How can regulation improve to facilitate deployments?
Gideon Senensieb, Director of Spectrum Policy, Ofcom
Oct 3115:20
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Has the telco lost the smart home battleground?

Customer
- Can telcos capture value in the smart home ecosystem?
- Delivering personal assistants
- The evolution of the home gateway
Oct 3115:20
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The digital workplace

Corporate Transformation
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last published: 16/Jul/18 12:35 GMT