Day Two

TUESDAY 24 JULY

 

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08:30
Registration and welcome coffee
09:00
OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

Maurie Dobbin
Managing Director
Teleresources Engineering

09:10
KEYNOTE: The outlook for 5G – the opposition perspective

The Hon. Michelle Rowland MP
Shadow Minister for Communications
Federal Opposition

NEXT GEN KILLER APPS & THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
09:40
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Trends shaping the next generation of killer mobile apps

Two thirds of the global population are now mobile subscribers; mobile has a greater reach than any other technology. However, the rate of growth is slowing. It took four years to move from 4 billion to 5 billion; reaching 6 billion will take longer still.

  • Key trends and outlook for the mobile ecosystem
  • Consumer insights and industry performance
  • Future outlook and regional perspectives

Julian Gorman
Head of Strategic Engagement for Asia
GSMA (Hong Kong)

10:10
Evolution of applications, ecosystem and vertical market impact
  • Which applications will lead the 5G revolution? Will these be brand new applications, or enhanced
  • versions of existing services?
  • Which services and applications will be the first to benefit from the 5G transition?
  • Does 5G unlock the true potential of the Internet of Things world, and how do we define that potential?
  • Does it push 4K and even 8K video to multiple screens?
  • How quickly will we see widespread adoption of connected car services and virtual/augmented reality?
  • How will faster internet speeds lower the cost of innovation?

Alvin Lee
Senior Analyst
Telsyte

10:40
Networking break and showcase viewing
SPECTRUM, INFRASTRUCTURE & ARCHITECTURE
11:10
The Evolution of radio access network (RAN)
  • Cloud RAN Architecture for 5G
  • Centralised RAN, baseband functional splitting, enterprise RAN and vRAN
  • RAN sharing to increase coverage
  • Latest in R&D

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

11:40
FROM LTE-U/LAA TO 5G SPECTRUM SHARING
  • Broadening the LTE ecosystem to new markets and entities
  • Combining the performance benefits of LTE with the simplicity of WiFi like deployments
  • Delivering enhanced coverage, increased capacity, full mobility for better user experience and security
  • Future proofing technology that enables self-organising hyper-dense small cell deployments

Toby Harris
Regional Representative
MulteFire Alliance (Asia Pacific) - Sydney

12:10
Lunch and showcase viewing

Afternoon Chair

Julian Gorman
Head of Strategic Engagement for Asia
GSMA (Hong Kong)

13:10
CASE STUDY PRESENTATION: Telstra’s 5G Innovation Centre
  • A review of Australia’s first 5G field trial and the world’s first 5G outdoor data call over 26GHz ‘mmWave’ radiofrequency spectrum.

Channa Seneviratne
Executive Director Network and Infrastructure Engineering
Telstra

13:40
5G Radio Frequency safety standards and initial 5G testing
  • Health and safety considerations for 5G involving radio frequencies (including millimetre waves)
  • International standards development for 5G test networks and early deployments
  • How international standards will evolve by 2020 for the main commercial release of 5G
  • Electromagnetic Field exposure levels from 5G test networks

Mike Wood
Chairman
International Electrotechncial Commission (IEC) TC106

14:10
How will 5G change the world? From trials to broader adoption

The University of Sydney is currently involved in 5G and wireless projects; this presentation examines the outlook for:

  • Multi-gigabit millimetre wave cellular networks
  • 5G Ultra-high reliability and ultra-low-latency for wireless communications
  • 3D beamforming design for wireless cellular networks

Yonghui Li
ARC Future Fellow
University of Sydney

14:40
Panel Discussion: 5G’s deployment plan: creating agile, software-based Infrastructure
  • Shifting from hardware to software considerations
  • How to building vertical virtual platforms
  • More efficient use of energy

Moderator

Julian Gorman
Head of Strategic Engagement for Asia
GSMA (Hong Kong)

Panellists

Dr David Soldani
Chief Technology Officer
Huawei

Channa Seneviratne
Executive Director Network and Infrastructure Engineering
Telstra

Adam Poulton
One Gigabit Project Management
Launtel Tasmania (Launceston)

Easwaren Siva
General Manager, Technology Strategy
Vodafone Hutchison Australia

15:45
Closing remarks from chair and end of day two