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CONGRESS DAY TWO
THURSDAY 28TH MARCH

 

09:00

 

Welcome address

 
 

 

KEYNOTES: EXPERIENCE-BASED LESSONS IN DEPLOYING ZERO-TOUCH/AUTOMATION

 

09:05

Conflicting, but still zero-touch

Umut Yazici | Expert Ip Access Network Engineer | Turkcell

09:30

Our Journey on the long road to automation: A operators perspective

Maria Cuevas | Head of Mobile Core Networks Research | BT

09:55

 

Market Insights: 2019 and Beyond

 

10:40

Cloud Assisted Automated Networks using Intent, AI and Machine Learning

Cliff Grossner | Senior Research Director & Advisor - Cloud, Data Center, and SDN | IHS Markit

11:05

 

Break

 

11:35

Machine learning: Modelling with different flavours and suggested cases

Neeraj Pandey | AVP | VODAFONE

12:00

Automation in a multi-ICT SP environment through federation

Shahar Steiff | AVP New Technologies | PCCW Global

Board Member | MEF

12:25

Operationalization Automation: From virtual machines to containers

Helmut Zürner | Senior Manager Virtual Network Products Europe | Verizon

12:50

 

Lunch

 
 

TRACK 1: UTILITY OF INDUSTRY BODIES: SDOS, OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS

 
 

 

UTILITY OF INDUSTRY BODIES: SDOS, OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS

 

14:00

 

Panel Discussion: Harmonizing Standards and Open Source to achieve Open Automation: experience on what has worked and what not

 
 

Moderated by:

Marc Cohn | VP Product Management | EnterpriseWeb

14:45

 

Integrating 3GPP management framework and ONAP for 5G

Reserved

 

15:10

 

Break

 

15:35

Accelerating CORD adoption with automation and CI/CD

Luca Prete | Deployment Engineer | ON.Lab

16:00

 

The role of Open APIs in achieving automation both within and between operator domains (MEF/TM)

 
 

TRACK 2: UNICA FORUM

 

14:00

 

UNICA challenges and road to TODA.

Jose Gonzalez Diaz | Global Chief Architecture Officer | Telefonica

14:30

 

UNICA Current Status and deployment plans

Aurelia Martínez Guerra | Global CTO Manager | Telefónica

15:00

 

UNICA Converged infrastructure evolution

Carlos Arias Leivas | Gerente de Arquitectura de Infraestructura | Telefonica

15:30

UNICA evolution towards 5G and Zero Touch Orchestration

Antonio Elizondo | Head of Network Technology and Innovation Strategy | Telefónica

16:00

5G Network Slice Orchestration with OSM. A joint Telenor-Telefonica PoC

Francisco-Javier Ramón | Head of Network Virtualisation, GCTIO | Telefónica

Chair | Open Source MANO

 

CLOSING KEYNOTES: FUTURE AUTOMATION INNOVATIONS AND AUTOMATION EFFECTS

 
 

 

CLOSING KEYNOTES: FUTURE AUTOMATION INNOVATIONS AND AUTOMATION EFFECTS

 

16:30

Data Driven Automation based on Blockchain

Shahin Arefzadeh | CTO | Ziotis

 

16:55

 

Rolling out of self-organising networks

 

17:20

 

Closing address and end of conference

 

 

 

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