Day One

MONDAY 23 JULY

 

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8:15
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
8:50
OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

Professor Iain Collings
Deputy Dean, School of Engineering
Macquarie University

5G: THE CURRENT STATE OF PLAY
9:10
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Mapping the economic potential of 5G connectivity

With the advent of 5G mobile, we will see application development accelerate to rates faster than ever before, creating new economic growth, business opportunities, and even new industries. Businesses that are not able to quickly adapt will simply vanish (survival of the fittest). This presentation examines:

  • Key market drivers and associated solutions for 5G connectivity
  • Acceleration of new apps and impact on economic growth
  • New business opportunities and emergence pf industries
  • Associated solutions for mobile networks in 2020 and beyond
  • Promoting standards in the 5G world

 

Latif Ladid
Chair
5G World Alliance & Board Member, 3GPP PCG (Luxembourg)

09:40
Bringing mobile broadband to a new level with 5G in Australia
5G rollout is moving quickly and looking especially at the Australian market, the talk will shed light on:

• The latest 3GPP standard developments, terminals and network availability
• Business case for Fixed Wireless as complementary access
• Business case for verticals in the mining sector
• 5G network design ensuring security
• 5G spectrum allocation and technical framework
• Huawei’s contributions to 5G ecosystem in Australia and globally
 
Dr David Soldani
Chief Technology Officer
Huawei
10:15
Morning tea and exhibition viewing
10:45
5G Standardisation Activity

Satoshi Nagata 
Vice Chairman
3GPP TSG-RAN & Manager, NTT DOCOMO (Tokyo)

11:20
Australia’s 5G mobile pathway – where to next?

The annual network spend from mobile providers is targeted to reach up to $5.7 billion and likely to grow in 2018, according to AMTA estimates. This presentation examines:

  • Facilitating the roll-out of 5th generation mobile telecommunications
  • Spectrum allocation and implications for the industry
  • Driving Australia’s digital economy and adding to an estimated $34 billion in long-term productivity benefits from mobile
  • Identifying sectors and industries that benefit from 5G including *manufacturing *energy *utilities *automotive *transport *financial services *health *education *media and entertainment

Chris Althaus
Chief Executive Officer
AMTA

11:50
Development pathways for 5G – strengthening collaboration across the eco-system
  • Industry and policy considerations for next-generation roll-outs
  • Ensuring 5G is developed to its full potential
  • New use cases and integration with the Internet of Things
  • Future collaboration between industry bodies, government and solutions providers

John Stanton
Chief Executive Officer
Communications Alliance

12:20
Panel: 5G as a Game Changer
  • 5G’s impact on businesses
  • What 5G means for IoT
  • Bridging the gap from LTE to 5G

Moderator

Latif Ladid
Chair
5G World Alliance & Board Member, 3GPP PCG (Luxembourg)

Panellists

Chris Althaus
Chief Executive Officer
AMTA

Mike Wood
Chairman
International Electrotechncial Commission (IEC) TC106

Satoshi Nagata
Vice Chairman
3GPP TSG-RAN & Manager, NTT DOCOMO (Tokyo)

12:55
Lunch and showcase viewing

Afternoon Chair

Latif Ladid
Chair
5G World Alliance & Board Member, 3GPP PCG (Luxembourg)

14:00
AFTERNOON ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS – 5G USE CASES

Attendees will have the option of attending 3 of 5 concurrent sessions (30 min per session). Roundtables are interactively moderated group discussions where delegates get the chance to deep dive into 5G use cases, and examine the impact it will have across multiple industry sectors.

Roundtable 1: Impact of 5G on the energy and utilities sector

Phil Ridley
Chief Information Officer
Mojo Power

Brendon Woods
Associate, Program Advisory
Aurecon

Roundtable 2: Augmented and virtual reality - the ‘killer app’ for 5G? 

Aliesha Staples
Managing Director
Staples VR

Roundtable 3: How will 5G transform the manufacturing sector?

Professor Iain Collings
Deputy Dean, School of Engineering
Macquarie University

Roundtable 4: How will 5G enable autonomous transport?

Amish Patel
Lead Rail Systems Manager
Transport for NSW

John Baker
SVP, 5G Business Development
Mavenir (Dallas Fort Worth) USA

Roundtable 5: How will 5G impact the financial services sector?

Rocky Scopelliti
Director, Centre for Industry 4.0
Optus

16:00
NETWORKING BREAK AND SHOWCASE VIEWING
16:30
Opportunities for landlords or contracted third parties to provide 5G powered services within their facilities
  • How this can support security, building automation, retail market analysis and carrier services

Maurie Dobbin
Managing Director
Teleresources Engineering

17:00
Panel Discussion: What are the top 5G use cases - from autonomous vehicles to smart cities, to remote industrial machine operation and more

5G will deliver a unifying connectivity fabric that will bring huge enhancements to today’s mobile broadband services, expand mobile networks to support a vast diversity of devices and services, and revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT) enabling a vast number of 5G use cases.

  • Which use cases should be pursued first?
  • What enabling technology is needed for those use cases?

Moderator:

Latif Ladid
Chair
5G World Alliance & Board Member, 3GPP PCG (Luxembourg)

Panellists:

Phil Ridley
Chief Information Officer
Mojo Power

Professor Iain Collings
Deputy Dean, School of Engineering
Macquarie University

Brendon Woods
Associate, Program Advisory
Aurecon

Maurie Dobbin
Managing Director
Teleresources Engineering

 

17.45
CLOSING REMARKS FROM CHAIR
18:00
End of Conference Day One & Networking drinks