Asia Telecom Summit & WBA Member Working Sessions

WBA Asia Telecom Summit 29 January 2019 – open to all industry professionals
(Venue: Function Rooms, 3/F, Core E, Cyberport 3)

The Summit is the definitive meeting place for the wireless ecosystem looking to evolve Next Gen Wi-Fi, densify the network and deploy the latest wireless technologies. The programme provides an opportunity for real knowledge sharing with the global stakeholders, ranging from high-level keynotes and interactive panel discussions. This year’s show will focus on business models and drivers for enterprise, Wi-Fi 6, In-flight Wi-Fi & International Wi-Fi roaming through the next gen Wi-Fi deployments, addressing deployment guidelines, requirements, and changing approaches to Wi-Fi towards 5G era.
We look forward to seeing you all in Hong Kong!

WBA Member-Only Working Sessions 30-31 January 2019 – open to WBA members only.
(Venue: Function Rooms, 3/F, Core E, Cyberport 3)

The first of three annual events open to WBA Members to come together for project meetings to get up to speed, participate in the programs and identify the technologies and work plan which resolves real business issues and enables collaborative opportunities for operators, service providers, enterprises and cities.


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9:15am
Opening Remarks

Mr. Tiago Rodrigues, General Manager, WBA


9:30am
Welcome Address

Mr. Eric Chan, Chief Public Mission Officer, Cyberport


9:45am
Smart Hong Kong

Mr. Victor Lam, JP, Government Chief Information Officer, OGCIO HK


10:00am
Manifesto – Convergence

Dr. Derek Peterson, WBA Co-Chair and CTO, Boingo Wireless


10:15am
Mobile payment on the move – WeChat Pay

Ian Chan, Senior Director, Business Development – International Business Group, Tencent Holding

10:30am – Networking Coffee-Break

11:00am
Wi-Fi Roaming Global Scale

Jeff Feldstein, Wi-Fi Roaming Manager, AT&T


11:15am
Wi-Fi & 5G Deployments/Convergence

Mark Badal, CIO, IT&E


11:30am
Carrier-Grade Roaming

Cedric Gonin, Senior Marketing Director Mobile Services, Orange


11:45am
Panel Discussion:
Themes: How New 5G Change the Digital Media and AI Applications

Panelists:  Cyberport Hong Kong, Wildfaces, VCast

12:30am – Lunch Break

14:00pm
WBA Industry Roadmap Updates and 2019 Plans

Bruno Tomas, WBA


14:20pm
WBA Chief Technology Office Group (CTOG) Meeting Update

Derek Peterson, CTO Boingo Wireless & Co-Chair WBA, and Necati Canpolat, Intel


14:40pm
5G Workgroup

Chair: Nigel Bird, Orange, and Co-Chairs: Mark Grayson, Cisco, and Florin Baboescu, Broadcom

15:00pm
Next Gen Workgroup

Kishore Raja, Boingo, and Co-Chairs Necati Canpolat, Intel, and Steve Dyett, BT

15:20am – Networking Coffee-Break

15:45pm
Testing and Interoperability Workgroup

Michael Sym, BSG Wireless, and Co-Chairs Erinn Hall, AT&T, Mark Hamilton, Ruckus Networks, and Luther Smith, CableLabs

16:05pm
IoT Workgroup
Dan Klaeren, Syniverse, and Co-Chair Jaap Groot, Semtech


16:25pm
Roaming Workgroup

Erinn Hall, AT&T, and Co-Chair Betty Cockrell, BSG Wireless


16:45pm
Marketing and Policy Workgroups

WBA


17:00pm
Closing Remarks

WBA

9.00-10.40am

Testing & Interoperability Workgroup (NGH Trial +)

10:40-11.00am – Networking Coffee-Break

11.00am-12:30pm
Next-Gen Workgroup 802.11ax – Wi-Fi 6 Guidelines & Trials

12.30-13.30pm- Networking Lunch

13.30-14.40pm
Captive Network Portal Standards for Wi-Fi


14:40-15:40pm
In-Home Wi-Fi Guidelines

15.40-16.00pm – Refreshment Break

16.00-16.45pm
Internet of Things (IoT) Workgroup – (Interoperability, Roaming and Joint Task Forces)


16.45-17.30pm
Carrier Wireless Services Certification

Evening time – Informal Dinner

9.00-10.00am

In-Flight Connectivity Guidelines


10.00-10.40am
NGH Provisioning Standardization & Trial

10:40-11.00am – Networking Coffee-Break

11.00am-12:30pm
Roaming Workgroup & Tiger Teams

12.30-13.30pm- Networking Lunch

13.30-14.40pm
Roaming Evolution (WRIX, PKI, Confederation)


14:40-15:40pm
5G Workgroup – RAN Convergence/Multipath

15.40-16.00pm – Refreshment Break

16.00-17.30pm
2019 Program Topics (RF Sensing, FWA, Connected Wi-Fi Car, Security & Privacy over Wireless Networks, NGH Live)

Evening time – Closing of WBA Q1’19 Working Session

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