Agenda

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  • Day 1


  • Realising a 5G Digital World - opportunities and challenges of 5G

  • - Industrial rollout vs mobile broadband
    - DCMS - next steps
    - The critical role of 5G in levelling up the UK
    - Update on testbeds and trials programme
    - European leading progress made in the UK

  • 4 x 15 minute presentation/1-1 discussion
    - What are the key economic drivers that will fuel investment in 5G?
    - Who are different operators finding to be early adopters?
    - How does each operator see 5G evolving? Business/industrial clusters or urban/consumer led?
    - What are key barriers to early rollout?
    - What are the next key milestones?
    - Understanding the language gaps between industry and the end user

  • - Industry is crying out for use cases

  • 4x15 minute presentation/1-1 discussion
    - Creating the environment for 5G to thrive
    - Ensuring the right economic balance of risk and reward
    - Lessons learned
    - Priority sectors to focus on
    - Busting barriers e.g. planning, costs, skills availability, health and safety
    - Harnessing government procurement to accelerate 5G applications and service evolution

  • - Creative industries competition
    - Streaming - distribution of video for 5G - gaming, entertainment, education
    - AR/VR
    - Object based broadcasting

  • - Fish farm, wind farm
    - Videos

  • Day 2


  • - Bigger policy discussions - rural networks, supply chain review
    - Network sharing, shared rural networks

  • - Capacity issues
    - Role of IoT
    - What is the capability of 5G for IoT?
    - 5G in the home
    - 5G in the city
    - Security
    - AI role in 5G - complexity of network operations
    - Coverage - the roles of satellites
    - Non terrestrial systems
    - Drones
    - Regulatory considerations

  • - Internet on wheels
    - Serving the car
    - Self - driving, connected vehicles
    - Significantly enhanced safety through vehicle-vehicle-central information/control
    - AR/VR based enhancements
    - Fleet and traffic management
    - Smart public transport
    - Asset tracking, container management & logistics
    - Real-time smart video surveillance
    - 5G & IoT - cars, homes, machines

  • - IoT collars for livestock
    - High precision crop drilling
    - Agri robotics and drones
    - Autonomous farm vehicles
    - Connecting rural communities

  • - Remote GP services, patient monitoring & surgery
    - Enhanced in-home social care
    - Ambulance drones
    - Smart objects, such as syringes, cabinets and beds
    - Wearables monitors and active devices

  • - Industry 4.0 will use AR/VR
    - Maturity will be the key
    - Remote working
    - Driving enhanced productivity through smart automation
    - Massive IoT for real-time predictive maintenance of machines/robots, monitoring & control
    - Identification and tracking of goods in the end-to-end value chain
    - Remote quality inspection/diagnostics with high-resolution/3D video or haptic feedback, thermal and other sensors
    - Application acceleration
    - Mobility
    - Private networks