Day Two

WEDNESDAY 21 OCTOBER

 

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09:20
Opening Remarks from the Chair

Mike Khan
Executive Director
Australian Taxation Office

09:30
5G then, now and tomorrow: 5G applications, revenue models and business impacts
  • 5G applications operators around the world have launched and why it is relevant
  • 5G application revenue models and their impact on businesses and economic growth
  • What the future holds for operators with regards to 5G and how it will impact the industry

David Cooper
Head of Networks, 5G & IoT
Ericsson Australia

10:00
Understanding the technology mix for 5G deployment
  • Breakthrough technologies that are integral to 5G
  • The fundamental architectural transformation and it's accompanied complexities
  • Inherent benefits and drawbacks of 5G technology

Easwaren Siva
General Manager Technology Strategy
Vodafone

10:30
Panel discussion: Security assurance – examining whether high connectivity equals high risk

Network security is extremely important and as the world increases its connectivity, so does the risk, or does it? This panel will discuss the major concerns of cyber security that directly correlates to 5G networks, including:

  • What does higher connectivity and 5G mean for cyber security?
  • Identifying the major threats for businesses and industries with regards to cyber security
  • What is the value of AI in cyber security, how reliable is AI security systems especially with regards to 5G and how to decrease risk?

Moderator:

Mike Khan
Executive Director
Australian Taxation Office

Panellists:
Salil Kanhere
Professor - Computer Science and Engineering
UNSW

John Stanton
Chief Executive Officer
Communications Alliance

11:10
Networking break

11:30
Quickfire Presentation

Robert Matchett
Founder and Co-CEO
ENE.HUB

11:40
5G State of Play & Council / Government Enablement
  • 5G Rollout progress
  • The role of Councils and State Governments
  • Enablement opportunities for community viable accelerated 5G rollout
  • Challenges and practical next steps for Councils / Government

Matthew Schultz
President
Australian Smart Communities Association

12:10
Quickfire Presentation - Harnessing the power of the network

The New York underground subway has more stations than any other system in the world. It is also one of the oldest systems, dating back to 1904. The MTA wanted to provide mobile connectivity for passengers, its own communications and emergency services communications.

This presentation will cover North America’s largest underground connectivity deployment and how this has enabled:
• 5G ready cellular deployments in the subway and aboveground
• A city-wide public WIFI network with data analytics
• Smart City, Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications for Transit

Shaun Newton
Senior Solutions Manager – Telecommunications
BAI Communications Australia

12:20
Panel discussion: 5G in practice: going beyond the hype to learn how 5G performs in the real world
  • How do we develop an actionable plan to move beyond adoption of 5G and focus on delivery quality of service
  • How does developing technology drive changes in customer behaviour and expectations
  • What are some of the current shortcomings facing Australian industry that 5G provides an unexpected advantage in overcoming
  • How does low-latency connectivity provide opportunities to deliver real-time instruction and support for a variety of industries

Moderator:

Mike Khan
Executive Director
Australian Taxation Office

Panellists:
David Rubie
Chief Executive Officer
Smart Shepherd

Amanda Finnis
General Manager – Information, Digital and Cyber
Coliban Water

Dr David Soldani
Chairman, IMDA Taskforce (Singapore)
and, Adjunct Professor, UNSW

13:00
Closing remarks from the chair
13:10
End of Conference Day Two