5G is about to take the centre stage in the developing world, emerging markets have been making a concerted effort to prepare for the transition to the next-generation network.

5G will serve as the backbone of the fourth industrial revolution, and the global pacesetter for the new standard could become the same for connected technologies. 5G technologies are expected to contribute $2.2 trillion to the global economy over the next 15 years.

Network slicing will play a key role in 5G deployments. Network operators will be able to quickly generate and deploy "slices" of the network and customize them according to a customer's or system's needs be that speed, latency or power output.

Focus Areas

Complex Network architecture
Demand for extensive 5G network testing
Investment, a key challenge across verticals
Regulation on radiation
Low Fibre penetration across India

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5G: Innovation for society

Smart Cities
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Connected Cars
Smart Energy & Utility
Smart Connected Homes
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09:30 - 10:15 AM

Welcome Note

  • Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia Group
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Special Address

  • V Raghunandan, Secretary, TRAI
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Keynote Address

  • Akhil Gupta, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprise
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Industry keynote

  • Saurabh Tewari, Director & Chief Technology Officer (Telecom), Dell Technologies
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Readying India for a Digital Revolution Riding on 5G

  • P Balaji, Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer, Vodafone Idea Ltd.
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10:15 - 11:30 AM Inaugural Session

5G For Delivering Transformation

Building flexible fronthaul to deliver 5G

  • Lt Gen Dr. S P Kochhar, Director General, COAI
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5G Private Networks for Industry 4.0 and more

  • TV Ramachandran, President, BIF
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5G & Future of Internet

  • Sanjay Kaul, President-Asia Pacific & Japan, Service Provider Business, Cisco Systems
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Can 5G drive local innovations & start-ups

  • Prof. Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute for Compititiveness
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Social Digital Inclusion

  • Yugal Kishor Sharma, CEO, One OTT iNTERTAINMENT Ltd
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Technology Interventions in the ‘New Normal’

  • DR. Rishi Bhatnagar, President, Aeris Communication
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Relevant Use Cases to drive 5G adoption in India

  • Jagbir Singh, CTO, Vodafone Idea Limited
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11:30 - 12:15 AM Infra Session

Building a secure and resilient 5G Infrastructure

Panel Discussion

  • Rajkumar Upadhyay, ED, C-DOT
  • Manish Tiwari, Sr VP & Global CISO, Bharti Airtel
  • Gulshan Khurana,EVP – Transmission & Core Planning – Technology, Vodafone Idea Ltd
  • Harsha Ram,Head Network Services, Sify Technologies Ltd.
  • Moderator: Sunil Rajguru, Editor, PCQuest & CiOL
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12:15 - 1:30M Technology

How to align network slicing and private networks

  • Keynote Address: Gautam Billa, Sr. Director: Pre-Sales & System Engineering, Ciena International
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    Keynote Address: Pankaj Kitchlu, Systems Engineering Director (INDIA-SAARC), juniper networks
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Panel Discussion

  • Saurabh Mittal, Head- Solution and Integration Network R&D, Bharti Airtel
  • Pankaj Kitchlu, Systems Engineering Director (INDIA-SAARC), Juniper Networks
  • Saurabh Tewari, Director & Chief Technology Officer (Telecom), Dell Technologies
  • Moderator: Ibrahim Ahmad, Consulting Editor, CyberMedia
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1:30 - 2:15 PM Service Provider

Building flexible fronthaul to deliver 5G

Panel Discussion

  • Ankur Chauhan, Head R&D Engineering, Bharti Airtel
  • Digvijay Sharma, Senior Director Sales, Ciena Communications, India
  • Sandeep Dhingra, CTO - Network Software and Services, STL
  • Moderator: Vikram Tiwathia,Deputy Director General, COAI
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2:15 - 2:45 PM Fireside Chat

Redefining Consumer Experiences with 5G

  • Emmanuel Coelho Alves, Senior Director, Huawei Technologies
  • Moderator: Ibrahim Ahmad, Consulting Group Editor, CyberMedia
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2:45 – 3:30 PM Private Network

Enterprise: Reaping RoI from private network investments

Panel Discussion

  • Deepak Kalambkar, AVP Infrastructure & CSO, SafexPay
  • Sandeep Sehgal, Head of Enterprise Business, India Market, Nokia
  • N K Goyal, Chairman Emeritus, TEMA, CMAI
  • CK Prasad, Regional GM & Head IT, RailTel
  • Moderated: Ibrahim Ahmad,Consulting Group Editor, CyberMedia
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03:30 - 04:45 PM Service Provider

Innovative AI Technology for Enterprise: Claerity AI “Product Launch”

4:45 - 5:00 PM

Thank you, note & Closing Remark.

Who Should Attend

  • Policy makers
  • CXO’s from the network operators
  • CXO’s from the telecom equipment manufacturers, equipment vendors, OTT, Payments apps, Software & Apps vendors.
  • CXO’s from Broadband, VAS, ISP, NLD, VSAT, MSO’s
  • CXO’s from Enterprise “Defence, PSU, education & edu-tech, manufacturing, agri-tech, start-ups etc. & large enterprises
  • Consultants, academia’s, analysts, associations, R&D

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