Program & Agenda -- Northern Virginia

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8:00 am

On-Site Registration Opens; Badge Pickup & Networking

9:00 am
Iain Gillott, President, iGR

Opening Remarks and introduction:

What is OnGo? What is CBRS? What is private LTE?  Setting the stage for the rest of the day.

9:30 am
Chris Stark, President, CBRS Alliance

OnGo CBRS is here – what exactly is CBRS and how does it work?
This session is a detailed explanation of OnGo (CBRS), how it works, the new spectrum that is available, and, importantly, the main benefits to enterprises. OnGo will enable a whole range of new applications and services in the enterprise, all based on LTE.

10:00 am

Private LTE, 5G and Edge Computing:  The New Digital Infrastructure for the Enterprise

Over the last few years, many case studies and trials have been conducted with 5G, CBRS, private LTE and edge computing – this session will overview the range of possibilities for applications and services that can be enabled, the infrastructure required and the potential for future development.

 

10:45 am

Best Practices in the Design & Deployment of a Private LTE Network

So you have decided to deploy a private LTE solution in your enterprise – but where do you start?  Do you use licensed or unlicensed spectrum?  What is involved in deploying, managing and funding a network solution?  What are the risk factors?  And how can you ensure success?  This session will walk through the steps to a successful private LTE deployment and warn of the potential pitfalls along the way.

11:30 am

Simplified Provisioning & Integration for Enterprise Deployments

LTE is much more complex than Wi-Fi, a technology that the enterprise is more familiar with. The integration and provisioning can be very daunting for the enterprise. How can vendors and integrators make it easy for the enterprise to deploy CBRS, which is based on LTE?

12:00 pm

Hosted Lunch Break

1:00 pm

The Business Case for Hospitality & Resort
Hotels, convention centers, casinos, stadiums and other entertainment centers require a robust wireless network solution to meet increasing data the demands of staff, guests, operations, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Private LTE can offer entertainment staff control over the data generated in their premises as well as options in maintaining levels of security against hacks, which are becoming prevalent in the hospitality industry as seen with Marriott’s 2018 data breach. This in-depth session focuses on the Private LTE use case for hotel, stadium, casinos, and hospitality environment.

1:45 pm

The Business Case for Commercial Real Estate, Offices and Campuses

Many column inches of press have been dedicated to discussing the opportunity for wireless solutions, including private LTE, in the commercial real estate market.  As well as providing technical solutions to support building operations, such as IoT, security, maintenance, smart HVAC and smart lighting, wireless networks also support the building’s tenants.  But getting solutions deployed is not easy – this session will discuss the challenges – and successes – and show successful LTE deployments.

2:30 pm

The Business Case for Hospital and Healthcare Facilities

With all the devices in healthcare environment, wireless networking capacity has become a priority for IT teams in hospitals. Solving the RF congestion challenge within the hospital is one clear advantage to Private LTE, as is the ability to manage the diversity of connected devices and the massive volume of data-points generated from device interactions. This in-depth session focuses on the Private LTE use case for hospital and healthcare environment.

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3:00 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm

How to Deploy a Private LTE Network: A Step by Step Roadmap
So you have decided to deploy a private LTE solution in your enterprise – but where do you start? Do you use licensed or unlicensed spectrum? What is involved in deploying, managing and funding a network solution? What are the risk factors? And how can you ensure success? This session will walk through the steps to a successful private LTE deployment and warn of the potential pitfalls along the way.

4:00 pm

Ask the Experts Panel Session

Debate, dialogue and interchange between speakers and audience. This is the audience opportunity to ask questions of a select group of speakers from the day’s proceedings. 

4:15 Pm

Conference Concludes — and Hosted Closing Reception

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Leah Lewis
Leah Lewis

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Leonard Larson
Leonard Larson

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Ruth Leonard
Ruth Leonard

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Susie Vaughn
Susie Vaughn

Marketing Head, Microsoft

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Connor Kim
Connor Kim

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Eleanor Higgins
Eleanor Higgins

Marketing Head, Microsoft

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