Date: 12 April 2018

Address: etc.venues St Paul’s
200 Aldersgate, London

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Thursday 12 April 2018, etc.venues St Paul’s, London

Overview

The third Mobile Europe and European Communications Internet of Things in Telecoms Conference will once again bring together thought leaders to debate the telecoms industry’s role in this emerging sector.

Keynotes and panel discussions will analyse the business models and technologies that telcos are using as they firm up their IoT strategies. From smart homes and the connected business, to LoRa, LTE-M and NB-IoT, this event will showcase latest industry thinking via case studies, new research findings and interactive discussions.

Held in London on Thursday 12 April, this event provides an excellent opportunity to network with peers and get up to speed on this constantly evolving industry.

It is a follow-up to the successful 2016 event (see the YouTube playlist for this event here)


Confirmed 2018 speakers include:

- Stefano Gastaut, Director of IoT, Vodafone
- Tom Gardner, Head of IoT & MVNO, Three
- Enrico Bagnasco, Head of Innovation, TIM
- Martin Tufft, Director IoT, BT
- Ronan Le Bras, Head of Technical Strategy – Wireless Networks, Orange
- Vincent Hebbelynck, Head of Technology Incubation & Corporate Venturing, Proximus
- Rajeev Roy, Head of Corporate Strategy & Special Initiatives (IoT), Tata Communications Transformation Services
- Ben Bannister, Director, Mobility & IoT Services, Tata Communications
- Andrew Bargery, Solutions Lead – IoT Security, F5
- Kalle Ward, Managing Director Jasper EMEA, Cisco
- Mirko Ross, Executive Member, IoT Council
- Bengt Nordstrom, CEO, Northstream
- Matt Hatton, VP Research, Gartner
- Tom Rebbeck, Research Director, Analysys Mason
- Jonathan Rowan, Partner, Arthur D. Little
- Dimitrios Pavlakis, Industry Analyst, ABI Research
- Stephen Doyle, Technical Architect, GSMA
- Marc Smith, Group Editor, European Communications & Mobile Europe
- Graeme Neill, Editor, Mobile Europe


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Agenda

Agenda

08:30 Registration and coffee

09:10 Welcome

Marc Smith, Group Editor, European Communications & Mobile Europe

09:15 Keynote: How we plan to succeed in the IoT

Vodafone will outline their overall IoT strategy and discuss the challenges and opportunities.

Stefano Gastaut, Director of IoT, Vodafone

09:45 Panel: Does the IoT have a credibility problem?

Analysts discuss the current and future IoT market size, the overall value chain and opportunities across enterprise and consumer markets.

- Is IoT a relevant term or is it an integral part or subset of digitalization of societies and industries?
- How big will IoT be for the telecom industry with its vendors and operators?
- What margins can we expect from operators IoT business considering that connectivity in itself has become very competitive?

Panellists:

Bengt Nordstrom, CEO, Northstream
Matt Hatton, VP Research, Gartner
Tom Rebbeck, Research Director, Analysys Mason


10:30 Morning break for refreshments & networking

11:00 Panel: The enterprise IoT opportunity

Operators discuss how they plan to target businesses. Issues to be covered include:
- How to help enterprise customers successfully launch, manage and monetize connected services
- Platform scalability, real-time visibility and control
- Market opportunity in the connected car market, security and automation, transport, logistics, retail, infrastructure, and energy

Panellists:

Tom Gardner, Head of IoT & MVNO, Three
Kalle Ward, Managing Director Jasper EMEA, Cisco
Enrico Bagnasco, Head of Innovation, TIM
Martin Tufft, Director IoT, BT


11:45 Capturing the connected consumer

Consumer IoT presents a number of challenges for operators, from convincing retail customers to buy connected devices, effectively pricing of IoT services, and concerns around privacy and security. Jonathan will look at some examples of successful service offerings and innovation by operators, and evaluate the business opportunity in the medium to long term.

Jonathan Rowan, Partner, Arthur D. Little

12:15 Accelerating the revenue opportunity of IoT

- Rapidly turning positive concepts into reality
- Building a strong partner ecosystem across the IoT value chain
- Optimising your service offering: Applications enabling data driven business decisions

Rajeev Roy, Head of Corporate Strategy & Special Initiatives (IoT), Tata Communications Transformation Services
Ben Bannister, Director, Mobility & IoT Services, Tata Communications

12:35 Lunch and networking

13:50 One to one: What role does data play in the IoT?

What are the opportunities associated with IoT-based data. Data analytics plays a significant role to play in the growth and success of IoT applications and investments, and various analytics tools will allow telcos to make effective use of datasets. We will consider the volume and structure of datasets, driving revenue by gaining insight into customer preferences and choices, and using data to leverage a competitive edge.

Panellists:

Stephen Doyle, Technical Architect, GSMA


14:20 Panel: Sifting through IoT standards

Panellists will discuss how LoRa, LTE-M and NB-IoT are being deployed, with what results (commercial and technical), and how the standards landscape is evolving.

Panellists:

Ronan Le Bras, Head of Technical Strategy – Wireless Networks, Orange
Vincent Hebbelynck, Head of Technology Incubation & Corporate Venturing, Proximus


15:05 Afternoon break for refreshments & networking

15:35 Security architectures for IOT

- Multi-layered security controls from the device to the application
- Introduction of network slicing and 5G evolution to optimise and secure IoT services
- Implementing OTT and collaborative IoT application delivery models
Andrew Bargery, Solutions Lead – IoT Security, F5

15:55 Keynote: Weakness in strength

Can the Internet of Things defend against the multitude of vulnerabilities that come with a multitude of connected devices?
Mirko Ross, Executive Member, IoT Council


16:25 Closing remarks

Graeme Neill, Editor, Mobile Europe

16:30 Close of conference

Speakers

Confirmed 2018 speakers include:

- Stefano Gastaut, Director of IoT, Vodafone
- Tom Gardner, Head of IoT & MVNO, Three
- Enrico Bagnasco, Head of Innovation, TIM
- Martin Tufft, Director IoT, BT
- Ronan Le Bras, Head of Technical Strategy – Wireless Networks, Orange
- Vincent Hebbelynck, Head of Technology Incubation & Corporate Venturing, Proximus
- Rajeev Roy, Head of Corporate Strategy & Special Initiatives (IoT), Tata Communications Transformation Services
- Ben Bannister, Director, Mobility & IoT Services, Tata Communications
- Andrew Bargery, Solutions Lead – IoT Security, F5
- Kalle Ward, Managing Director Jasper EMEA, Cisco
- Mirko Ross, Executive Member, IoT Council
- Bengt Nordstrom, CEO, Northstream
- Matt Hatton, VP Research, Gartner
- Tom Rebbeck, Research Director, Analysys Mason
- Jonathan Rowan, Partner, Arthur D. Little
- Dimitrios Pavlakis, Industry Analyst, ABI Research
- Stephen Doyle, Technical Architect, GSMA
- Marc Smith, Group Editor, European Communications & Mobile Europe
- Graeme Neill, Editor, Mobile Europe


For speaking enquiries, please email marcinp@sjpbusinessmedia.com

Sponsoring

The 2018 IoT in Telecoms conference offers a wide range of opportunities for businesses to present their thought-leadership, best practice, insights and solutions to senior telecoms decision-makers.

This includes speaking slots, exhibiting as well as other, tailored solutions.

Please contact Fidi Neophytou – call +44 (0)20 7933 8997 or fidin@sjpbusinessmedia.com

Venue

The full-day conference will take place at:
etc.venues St Paul’s
200 Aldersgate
London
EC1A 4HD

This Central London venue is located in Zone 1, within 5mins walking distance from St Pauls station (London Underground Central line) and Barbican station (London Underground Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines).

Attendees

Who should attend

This conference is aimed at senior level decision-makers and managers at network operators and telecoms companies.

- Business leaders and decision-makers (CEOs, CMOs, COOs, GMs, Presidents)
- Technology executives and decision-makers (CTOs, CIOs, CSOs)
- Strategy, operations and IT executives

Please note:

We reserve the right to decline any application if the applicant’s professional background is not suitable, as well as due to limited capacity.

VENDORS: If you are a vendor and are interested in taking part, please contact Fidi Neophytou – call +44 (0)20 7933 8997 or fidin@sjpbusinessmedia.com

Approved delegates will be eligible for a complimentary breakfast and mezze lunch as well as refreshments and snacks.


2016 event attendees included:

- Director, Strategic Projects, Telefonica
- Program Director, Ericsson (Smart Metering M2M)
- Head of Sales Support, Internet and Transport, Deutsche Telekom
- Software Engineer, Brand Communications Limited
- CEO, Brand Communications Limited
- Business Development & Innovation Lead, Vodafone
- Head of Value and Performance M2M/IOT, Orange Group
- Head Service Delivery Platforms, Cyta
- Sr Lead Systems Engineer, CenturyLink

The conference provides an excellent opportunity to network with fellow professionals, share ideas and discuss the key trends affecting your role and the wider telecoms industry.

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