Wi-Fi: Powering Innovation Series 2021

Please click on each day below to see the full agenda for the Working Sessions and Conference Programme.
ALL WGC Webinars will commence at 08:30 am (Pacific Time – PT) – 16:30 pm (British Summer Time)

3rd June
10th June
17th June
24th June
30th June
8th July

30th June

Connected Cities Get Smarter with Wi-Fi in the 5G Era
Increasingly, cities and municipalities around the world are exploing ways that they can keep citizens connected, and this session will highlight the many ways that the industry can help make it happen. From ensuring that the privacy, security, and identity of citizens is protected, to outlining how cities and local businesses can effectively monetize Wi-Fi and the role public Wi-Fi can play in addressing the digital divide.

08:30am (PT)

Welcome & Background of Connected Communities Forum
Tiago Rodrigues, CEO, WBA

08:45am (PT)

US Municipality

08:55am (PT)

Public Wi-Fi needs more than just a simple boost to support the inequities in the new-era digital divide
Morne Erasmus, Director, Smart Spaces, Commscope

09:10am (PT)

Innovation Through Technology: Powering Smart Communities for the Future
Michael J. Zeto III, Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Emerging Businesses, Boingo Wireless

09:25am (PT)

Moderator: Reza Jafari
US Municipality, CommScope, Boingo & Simon Vaughan, CCO, GlobalReach

09:45am (PT)

Private Wireless Networks For Utilities
Clinton Vince, Chair, U.S. Energy Practice and Co-Chair of Global Energy Sector, Denton
Morgan O’Brien, Executive Chairman, Anterix, Inc., Anterix

10:00am (PT)

Smart City Dublin: Drivers for change
Jamie Cudden, Smart City Program Manager, City of Dublin

10:10am (PT)

Partnering to Create Value in a Smart City Ecosystem
Blaz Vavpetic, CTO, SingleDigits