WBA Conference Agenda

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WBA MEMBERS ONLY

OPEN CONFERENCE • DAY 1

09.15  –  WBA Chairman Opening Remarks
09.30  –  Welcome Address

Wireless Service Enablement Towards 5G
09.45  –  Keynote 1
10.00  –  Fireside Chat


10.45  –  WBA Chairman Opening Remarks


New Wi-Fi Monetization Strategies
11.30  –  Keynote 2
11.45  –  Keynote 3
12.00  –  Keynote 4


12.15  –  The WBA Industry Awards


13.00  –  Lunch & Networking Break

Cable Industry Tracks

In-Home Broadband
14.00  –  KEYNOTE
14.15  –  PRESENTATION
14.30  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

Outdoor Wireless Deployment
15.00  –  PRESENTATION
15.15  –  PRESENTATION
15.30  –  COFFEE BREAK
16.00  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

Enterprise: Managed Services Opportunities
16.30  –  PRESENTATION
16.45  –  PRESENTATION
17.00  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

Connected City Track

Broadband Planning
14.00  –  KEYNOTE
14.15  –  PRESENTATION
14.30  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

City Real Estate Management (Telecoms)
15.00  –  PRESENTATION
15.15  –  PRESENTATION
15.30  –  COFFEE BREAK
16.00  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

City Wi-Fi Opportunities
16.30  –  PRESENTATION
16.45  –  PRESENTATION
17.00  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

Enterprise & Hospitality Track

Wireless Guest Experience for Hospitality
14.00  –  KEYNOTE
14.15  –  PRESENTATION
14.30  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

Next-Gen Wi-Fi & Monetization
15.00  –  PRESENTATION
15.15  –  PRESENTATION
15.30  –  COFFEE BREAK
16.00  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

Enterprise: Wireless Connectivity
16.30  –  PRESENTATION
16.45  –  PRESENTATION
17.00  –  PANEL DISCUSSION

18.00  –  Drinks & Networking Reception

OPEN CONFERENCE • DAY 2

09.00  –  WBA Co-Chairman Opening Remarks
09.15  –  WBA CEO Welcome Address

Customer Experience in a Converged Era
09.30  –  Keynote 1
09.45  –  Keynote 2
10.00  –  WBA Juniors Panel


10.30  –  Coffee Break & Innovation Lounge


Connected World for a Better Life
11.00  –  Keynote 4
11.15  –  Keynote 5
11.30  –  Keynote 6
12.00  –  Panel Discussion: Women in Tech – World Wi-Fi Day


12.45  –  Lunch & Networking Break

14.00 Workshop 1
Wi-Fi Monetization

• Wi-Fi roaming
• Wi-Fi calling
• LBS services over Wi-Fi

14.00 Workshop 2
Network Densification in the 5G Era

• 5G densification and technology roadmap for 5G
• Indoor private LTE use cases
• IoT LPWAN on 5G

14.00 Workshop 3
NGH for Carriers, Cities, Enterprise Segments

• Case studies of NGH deployment at a wide level, by carriers like AT&T, Charter and cities like NYC & San Francisco
• Benefits of NGH deployment within the Hospitality/Enterprise sector; ability to monetize & offer new services
• NGH/Passpoint/Wi-Fi technology evolution

15.30  –  Coffee Break

16.00 Workshop 4
Policy, Identity & Security

• Understanding state of the art offerings to facilitate security and identity management
• Overview of the latest industry standardization bodies work on policy security and privacy
• Identifying policy interoperation gaps and working towards improvements of current mechanisms

16.00 Workshop 5
Wi-FI Deployment Best Practices

• Wi-Fi deployment best practices
• High-density Wi-Fi deployments and successful case studies
• Evolution of Wi-Fi networks in terms of SDN/NFV and cloud management

16.00 Workshop 6
Connected City

• Understand the best practices for City Wi-Fi
• Role of wireless technologies for backhaul
• Role of IoT for the connected city strategy