DAY ONE

TUESDAY 20 OCTOBER

 

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09:20
Opening Remarks from the Chair

Maurie Dobbin
Managing Director
TeleResources Engineering

09:30
5G within the broader 4th Industrial Revolution
  • The industries that are most at risk
  • How business models will change
  • How well positioned is Australia?

Rocky Scopelliti
Futurologist, Author and Board Director
Youthquake 4.0

 

10:00
Understanding the business case for 5G
  • The dependence of emerging technology on 5G
  • Lower hanging fruit: current uses for 5G
  • The 5G rollout timeline and when it will be ready
  • 5G and uses for the near future

Dinesh Ganwani 
Head of Mobile Networks – Oceania
Nokia

10:30
Important 5G attributes for business and current 5G testing and trials at Optus
  • How 5G’s attributes will deliver benefits that other technologies fail to deliver
  • Why these attributes are important for businesses and ultimately economic growth
  • Current Optus testing and trials regarding 5G

Harvey Wright
Head of 5G 
Optus

11:00
Networking break

11:20
The thrilling three: 5G, Edge computing and automation
  • Edge computing- It’s a bare necessity for the future
  • How edge computing will influence automation
  • Why 5G is so important in edge computing
  • How the trio will transform businesses

Iain Collings
Deputy Dean, School of Engineering
Macquarie University

11:50
5G: The policy challenges and productivity opportunities
  • Policy changes to be aware of for 5G
  • How these policy changes will influence businesses
  • Productivity opportunities 5G brings to the business
  • How to make the most of 5G opportunities

Chris Althaus
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association

12:20
Panel discussion: 5G business applications and emerging technology

This panel will discuss the role 5G could play futureproofing current businesses, while allowing for new and emerging technologies to revolutionise the way Australians operate in a digital landscape.

  • How dependent will emerging technology be on a 5G connection?
  • What are the main obstacles businesses will face when they adopt 5G?
  • How do CIOs balance the need develop and create 5G strategies now when they’re still not sure what challenges lay ahead?
  • What are the main impacts you can foresee 5G having on the wide scale adoption of AI and Machine Learning?

Moderator:

Maurie Dobbin
Managing Director
TeleResources Engineering

Panellists:

Rocky Scopelliti
Futurologist, Author and Board Director
Youthquake 4.0

Julian Gorman
Head of Asia Pacific region
GSMA Association

Iain Collings
Deputy Dean, School of Engineering
Macquarie University

13:00
Closing remarks from the chair

13:10
End of Conference Day One