|From standards to business realization – Day 1|
|08:30 – 09:00 Coffee and registration|
|09:00 – 09:10 Opening – Day 1|
|09:10 – 10:30 Vision & Standardization|
|10:30 – 10:45 BREAK|
|10:45 – 11:15 PANEL: Vision & Standardization|
|11:15 – 12:35 Providing 5G Coverage and availability|
|12:35 – 13:05 PANEL: 5G Coverage and availability|
|LUNCH (13:05 – 14:30)|
|14:30 – 15:30 5G and Satellite Integrated System|
|15:30 – 15:45 BREAK|
|15:45 – 16:45 5G and Satellite Integrated System|
|16:45 – 17:15 PANEL: 5G and Satellite Integration|
|17:15 – 17:45 SME Pitch presentation|
|18:30 – Social Event (book your ticket separately)|
|From standards to business realization – Day 2|
|08:30 – 09:00 Coffee and registration|
|09:00 – 09:10 Opening – Day 2|
|09:10 – 10:10 Verticals Markets|
|10:10 – 10:30 BREAK|
|10:30 – 11:30 Verticals Markets|
|11:30 – 12:00 PANEL: Vertical Markets|
|LUNCH (12:00 – 13:30)|
|13:30 – 15:10 Trials, Pre-Operational 5G and Satellite|
|15:10 – 15:40 Key Issues and Wrap-Up|
|15:40 – 16:40 Drinks & End|
- Grow you network by meeting industry partners and potential clients
- Learn about the latest developments in the 5G Satcom world
- Increase your visibility in this exciting new ecosystem
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He is a published author and has co-authored a book on IMS, amongst other titles.
Georg Mayer holds an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Hagen, Germany and he works for Huawei Technologies.!
Semir is leading the mobile backhaul market at Newtec. A seasoned telecommunications executive, Semir is an expert at bridging technology and business specifically in the Mobile and Internet spaces. Previously with Memotec Semir was vice-president of Marketing & Strategy, and Product Marketing director at Comtech. Prior to this tenure, Semir has launched startups and held several international assignments with Oz Communications (acquired by Nokia), Airwide solutions/Schlumberger & Sema Group in the areas of product management, solutions architecture and product development.
Semir holds a M.S in Electronics and Automatics from the University of Sciences of Montpellier, France and a M.S in Business Administration (major is strategy) from the Institut Francais de Gestion, France.
Worldwide recognized expert in IoT/Telecom
Thierry BERISOT is promoting 5G and IoT to Verticals & Companies (Smart City, Utilities, Transport & Logistics…) and companies and verticals use cases to Carriers & Telecoms world.
He leads the standardization efforts to help verticals to get a say in the standardization at ETSI/3GPP: smart metering, asset tracking, logistics and transport, satellite…
He talks to all carriers worldwide to explain them the verticals & users’ positions.
He helps build trust & business between those different stakeholders i.e. Verticals and Carriers.
Before, he was Head of Access Clients for Mobile Broadband and terminal product development at Deutsche Telekom (Germany) from 2006 to 2015 where he was strongly involved in the 4G launch. He drove as well many industry and standardization initiatives such as the OMA OpenCMAPI which he chaired after having initiated it by convincing players such as Intel, Qualcomm, China Mobile, Huawei, Telefonica, Orange… to join.
Prior to this, he held various international experience positions as Business Development & Marketing Director for a Content & Software Company, as Senior Devices Vendor Manager at Proximus (Belgium) for 3G or as Strategic consulting on messaging and multimedia based in London.
Previously, in the end of 90’s, Thierry was SMS Product Marketing Manager in SFR (France) where he anticipated the success of SMS and defined the SFR’s SMS long-term strategy prior to become Senior Product Marketing Manager for SMS and content services at Vizzavi France then Vizzavi Europe (Joint-venture Vodafone-Vivendi / London) in 2000 where he was particularly in charge of devising very innovative multimedia and mobile content services for multi access (internet, mobile and TV).
Dr Beutler has been participating in EBU technical activities for more than 15 years and has chaired several EBU groups dealing with the future of broadcast distribution systems. He was chair of the several of EBU’s Strategic Programmes and Project Teams. Currently he acts as chairman for the Strategic Programme on Distribution. This group coordinates the engagement of European broadcasters in 3GPP, the global standardization organization of mobile technology. Roland Beutler is actively participating in different 3GPP groups to support the requirements of broadcasters for 4G and 5G developments.
Roland Beutler is also involved in ITU and CEPT work and has been responsible for several of their working groups, both radio and TV related. He participated in WRC-12, WRC-15 and RRC-06 and was deeply involved in the preparation of the latter conference. Moreover, he has published several articles and four books on frequency and network planning for digital terrestrial broadcasting systems, the digital dividend of broadcasting and the evolution of broadcast content distribution.
He initiated and contributed to multiple cooperation programs in the field of 5G mmwave.
He holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Delft.
the University of Firenze (Italy). He is currently a Senior Systems Engineer at Zodiac Inflight Innovations in Munich (Germany). His interests span across SDN and NFV for 5G, LTE-Advanced and millimetre wave communications. He has authored more than70 research papers in distinguished journals and conferences. He is TPC member in international conferences, and serves as reviewer in journals such as IEEE JSAC and IEEE Communications Magazine.
Andy holds two Visiting Professorships; with the School of Computing, Science and Engineering at the University of Salford and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics at the University of Liverpool. Andy is a member of the editorial board of the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP) journal, co-author of four books on telecommunications related topics, a Charted Engineer and Fellow of the IET and ITP.
Previously, Frédéric acquired solid experience in mobile network architecture working for the France Telecom Group (Sofrecom, Telesystems).
He holds a post-graduate degree in engineering from ISEN (Institut Supérieur d’Electronique du Nord, Lille, 1986), where he majored in Telecommunications, and from CITCOM (Centre d’Ingénierie des Technologies de la Communication, Paris, 1987), where he majored in Network Architecture.
5+ years – Entrepreneurship and start-ups
10+ years – Managerial experience in the medium and senior management roles
20+ years of experience with design, implementation, management and operations of converged Telecom Networks and Solutions
10+ years experience in Sales & Technical Marketing in roles of Senior Solutions Architect, Senior Systems Engineer, Technical Leader, Consulting Engineer, Partner Management and Business Development experience in the role of Technical Program Director, Managing Director and Entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurship skills founded 2 companies, working at the successful start-up.
Simon has worked with Avanti in a Principle Consultant role from early 2012 on multiple ESA, UK, FP7 and H2020 projects. He has brought wide experience in the telecommunications and broadband network industries at a technical and commercial level to ensure technical and commercial direction. These projects have covered areas including the integration of satellite and terrestrial networks, future satellite networks, modem/antenna design, cellular and Wi-Fi backhaul, mobility, and the network design for incubator services projects in East Africa offering Wi-Fi and multicast content delivery.
He was Hughes Network Systems Europe – Chief Engineer between 2001 and 2011 responsible for designing multiple networks to deliver customer requirements for BP and Camelot UK, as well as the definition of and the integrity of all network services and solutions across Europe and the Middle-East. Prior to this he worked at HNS Europe in multiple other roles between 1996 and 2001. His career started at BT International initially helping to design and implement ground station systems before providing VSAT systems in the North Sea for Oil Companies and a VSAT network in sub-Saharan Africa for a major UK bank. In addition designing digital line-of-sight and tropo-scatter systems for deployment in the North Sea for Oil Companies.
Simon regularly presents and participates in discussion panels, he has supported multiple technical papers and standards activities whilst at Avanti. He is a MIET.
Before that he worked on IP networking, satellite communications and security for a NATO Agency and EUMETSAT (European Organization for Meteorological Satellites) on satellite ground segment.
Eiko works as independent consultant, advisor, trainer and expert for several organizations. As one of the few vendor independent radio experts in Europe, he provides advice on 4G/5G technology roadmaps, product strategy/requirements and reports from 3GPP RAN standardization. He is involved the migration of 4G/5G based systems into new markets like Public Safety, Automotive Industry, Satellite Integration, Internet of Things and Multimedia Broadcast to leverage the economy of scale of a global market. Eiko was the head of the implementation of an LTE eNB Protocol Stack implementation activity at Nomor Research that was successfully sold to HCT Technologies in 2013. Eiko is an active lecturer for 4G and 5G technologies for several international training institutes around the globe and is regularly invited to speak at European industry conferences. He also hosts some of the biggest technical discussion forums in the internet on 4G and 5G with more than 60.000 members globally.
SSI is an aerospace company based in Leiden, The Netherlands. They are specialized and leading partner in the design, manufacture and integration of instruments, systems, sub-systems, and other products for the high-tech industry, and our main focus is the space industry.
Started in 2015 with a strong customer base in the Netherlands and Europe e.g. Airbus Defence and Space, OHB Italia, OHB Systems, TNO, ASTRON, SRON and cosine measurement systems.
SSI works mostly worked as a project manager in development of novel systems for the clients mentioned. SSI has production technologies for rapid breadboarding: Inhouse manufacturing capabilities, cleanroom facilities and quality inspection for space instrumentation according to ICSS standards.
Luis is currently co-founder and CEO of Aircision, a startup that is developing a FSO communication system for connecting cell towers within telecom networks.
Head of Future Projects Division
ESA – ESTEC