Monday 24 Feb


Conference Overview

09:00 - 10:30
Keynote 1
Auditorium 1

11:00 - 12:00

Becoming AI-Ready: Surviving & Thriving in a Robot Age

Auditorium 2

AI
The proliferation of AI is having a significant impact on society, exponentially changing the way we work, live and interact. Examining the myths vs. realities of utopian hopes and dystopian fears, attend this session to understand what it means to be AI-ready and how to thrive in a robot age.

11:00 - 12:00

5G & Mobile: Transforming the Art of Storytelling

Auditorium 3

Media & Entertainment

People are spending more time on their mobile devices than watching TV. This has forced content creators and media companies to transform their businesses to continue engaging audiences. While mobile has created opportunities to experiment with formats, styles and length, is technology dictating the art that was previously in storytelling?

11:00 - 12:00

Innovate to Grow: How to Embed an Innovation Culture

Auditorium 4

Industry X

There is a vital and potentially lucrative role for telecoms operators to play as enablers for innovation within enterprises. A true change in culture involves engaging employees with your innovation strategy, addressing diversity and skills gaps and learning from companies with open cultures. This session examines the cultural drivers for innovation strategies.

11:00 - 12:00

Leading the Fight against Climate Change: A Sustainable Industry
Auditorium 5

Our Planet

Climate change has rightly become a focus of discussion for the public and industry How can the telecommunications industry work with communities, partners and the public at large to fight climate change and bring down emissions? Can environmentally friendly policies and products make business sense and add, rather than take away from, the bottom line?

12:30 - 13:30
Keynote 2

Auditorium 1

14:30 - 15:30

Keynote 3

Auditorium 1

16:00 - 16:45

AI-Based Fraud Detection

Auditorium 2

Security & Privacy

The past year has seen the emergence of machine learning and other automation techniques used in organised frauds. The current preventive measures are no longer effective at confronting the more advanced, nuanced attacks. The session will cover why AI is ideal for fraud detection

16:00 - 16:45

Maintaining Brand Relevance Through Experiences

Auditorium 3

Customer Engagement

Millennial, Gen Y and Gen Z consumers prefer unforgettable, immersive experiences over ordinary events or promotions. Brands have worked to meet this new demand by integrating technology, connectivity, data and personalization into experiences they offer. In this session, brands will showcase the unique experiences they have created for their consumers.

16:00 - 16:45

Unlocking the Value of Partner Ecosystems

Auditorium 4

Industry X

The multi-trillion-dollar enterprise ICT market presents huge opportunity for operators to diversify beyond a consumer play. These companies aren’t just buying operator’s services; they also seek a trusted provider who can integrate them into an entire ecosystem. Improved collaboration with other valued partners is crucial in unlocking the full potential of Industry X.

16:00 - 16:45

Value Creation in 5G

Auditorium 5

Connectivity: The 5G Era

Operators are using numerous strategies to reduce the cost impact of 5G. Without implementing a clear revenue growth model, can this be justification enough for 5G deployments?

We hear from the people on the front-lines with live 5G deployments.

Join us for real lived experience in making money from commercial 5G.

17:00 - 18:00
Keynote 4

Auditorium 1