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13:30 - 14:30

Networking Lunch

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16:55 - 17:35

Afternoon refreshments and networking break

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17:35 - 18:15
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The 2019 Edge Computing Startup Showcase and Pitch-off

The rise of edge computing has naturally brought forth an increasing number of inspired new companies offering ground breaking edge driven solutions.
This interactive and quickfire showcase will give you the opportunity to hear from some of the most innovative startups in the market about how they are unleashing the power of edge computing. Find out how their solutions could revolutionise your business’ capabilities.
A vote will be taken at the end of the session to determine which company’s solution excites our audience the most!

  • Catherine Van Aken - Head of Telecom, Gig Tech
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18:15 - 20:15

Awards Ceremony followed by Life on the Edge Party

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09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Keynotes
Chairperson’s opening remarks
  • Chairperson Andy Jones - Managing Director, Jonesthefone Consulting
09:00 - 12:25 205 mins
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The MEC Hackathon endorsed by ETSI
The MEC Hackathon endorsed by ETSI continues...

The MEC Hackathon, endorsed by ETSI, is a cutting-edge 2-day competition designed to test your skills and abilities as a Multi-Access Edge Application developer!

 

Gather your team and submit your registration to put yourself in the running for industry-wide recognition as ETSI MEC technology gurus.

 

The Hackathon will run throughout the 17th - 18th September. For more information and registration, please follow the link https://tmt.knect365.com/edge-computing-congress/etsi-mec-hackathon 

09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
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Keynotes
The 2019 macro outlook: An assessment of the past, present and future direction for edge computing as a key enabler of industry 4.0
  • Julian Bright - Senior Analyst, Intelligent Networks, Ovum

To open the conference, a senior industry expert will provide a detailed assessment of the edge computing market to frame and contextualize the following discussions. The macro outlook will unpick key developments in the edge ecosystem to date, as well as look ahead to ever increasing importance of edge computing in the next five years.

09:30 - 09:55 25 mins
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Keynotes
Keynote address: 5G deterministic networking builds the new business enablement platform
  • Jason (Dongming) Yin - Chief Specialist of 5G Core Marketing, Huawei
  • Edge computing is the key to guarantee low latency experience and 2B business innovation
  • Edge computing helps smart parks, smart ports, smart traffic and other scenarios
  • The MEC ecosystem requires the joint promotion of standard organizations, industry alliances, vendors and industries.
09:55 - 10:30 35 mins
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Keynote panel session: Sharpening the edge: Why the where and what of edge computing does not matter anymore
  • Dario Sabella - Vice-chair, ETSI MEC ISG
  • Juan Carlos Garcia - SVP Technology and Architecture, Telefonica
  • Mahdi Yahya - Chief Executive Officer, Ori Industries
  • Moderator Farid Singh - Founder, Take 3 Innovate
  • How do the various business cases for edge computing players intersect with one another at present and how is this set to evolve?
  • With multiple company types looking to develop edge infrastructure, should we expect competition or cooperation to characterise the development of the edge?
  • Understanding the importance of interoperability for the edge
  • Should edge computing be defined on an industry by industry basis?  
  • Synergising the efforts of edge initiatives: Assessing the need for consolidation to ensure the edge is developed in a more logical manner 
  • Is the industry getting pinned down by definitions and standards? Is there an argument to keep things simple and allow edge networks to develop organically?
10:30 - 10:50 20 mins
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Keynote address: Edge-Native Applications and their seminal role in edge computing
  • Mahadev Satyanarayanan - Carnegie Group Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
  • What are the kinds of applications that will make the edge valuable?
  • What are their common characteristics?
  • Assessing how edge-native applications differ from other applications that may also use the edge, but cannot command a premium for its use
  • How do we incentivize the creation of edge-native applications?
10:50 - 11:40 50 mins
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Morning refreshments and networking break
11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
Keynotes
Keynote address: Continuous learning at the edge - the opportunities & challenges of an intelligent edge ecosystem
  • Ramya Grama - Senior Product Manager, Chief Innovation Office, Boeing
12:00 - 12:35 35 mins
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Keynote panel discussion: The edge leader’s industry outlook
  • Pravin Mahajan - Chief of Customer Operations, IoT,, Sprint
  • Federico Boccardi - Principal Technology Advisor, Technology Group, Ofcom
  • Moderator Julian Bright - Senior Analyst, Intelligent Networks, Ovum
  • A closer look at the key areas where the edge ecosystem has excelled to date and which barriers to advancement still remain
  • How can enterprise leaders drive their business to the edge?
  • What needs to be done to uptick enterprise adoption of edge computing? Is there an edge knowledge gap in enterprises?
  • What is the realistic outlook for edge computing over the next 5 years?
  • Thought for the day: Each panellist will offer a one sentence parting message on what they see as the most important factor to accelerate the development of the edge
12:35 - 13:30 55 mins
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The PechaKucha Power Hour!
  • eHealth Nikki Patel - Head of Evaluation and Research, Digital Development, NHS England

For those unfamiliar with the concept, PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where presenters will show 20 slides, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically to ensure that presentations stay short, sharp and to the point!
Each presentation will address a different industry vertical and will explore the key opportunities that edge computing offers for that segment.
All presentations will be titled very simply, “The case for edge in…” 

  • Manufacturing
  • Gaming 
  • Automotive
  • Smart cities
  • eHealth
  • Security
13:30 - 14:30 60 mins
Networking Lunch
14:30 - 14:35 5 mins
Edge Infrastructure
Chairperson’s remarks
  • Chairperson Caroline Chappell - Research Director, Analysys Mason
14:30 - 14:35 5 mins
Edge Applications
Chairperson’s remarks
  • Chairperson Andy Jones - Managing Director, Jonesthefone Consulting
14:30 - 16:05 95 mins
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The MEC Hackathon endorsed by ETSI
The MEC Hackathon endorsed by ETSI continues...

The MEC Hackathon, endorsed by ETSI, is a cutting-edge 2-day competition designed to test your skills and abilities as a Multi-Access Edge Application developer!

 

Gather your team and submit your registration to put yourself in the running for industry-wide recognition as ETSI MEC technology gurus.

 

The Hackathon will run throughout the 17th - 18th September. For more information and registration, please follow the link https://tmt.knect365.com/edge-computing-congress/etsi-mec-hackathon 

14:35 - 14:55 20 mins
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Edge Infrastructure
Deploying edge clouds as private zones based on public LTE enterprise networks
  • Senior representative - from, Saguna Networks
  • Hybrid private-public network solutions
  • Private enterprise edge cloud
  • A low CapEx and OpEx solution
  • Combing the need for connectivity with ease of cloud computing
  • Industrialise your connectivity (IOT)
14:35 - 14:55 20 mins
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Edge Applications
Improving road safety through edge-enabled AI
  • Guenter Klas - Senior Manager R&D, Vodafone

This case study will share findings from a joint innovation project of Vodafone and Continental. A digital pedestrian safety shield application was tested via indoor lab testing and outdoor deployment at an automotive test track, leveraging MEC. This is an example of a network edge-enabled AI application. The session will further explore how such kind of applications could be further enhanced or the related use cases be expanded.

14:55 - 15:25 30 mins
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Edge Infrastructure
Panel discussion: Moving past the question of “who should own the edge” and edging towards varied ownership and infrastructure models
  • Yuan-Xing Zheng - Chief Architect, Product Group, Inmarsat
  • Antonio Pellegrino - CEO, Mutable
  • Alberto Anaya - Vice President, Europe, Qwilt
  • Moderator Neill Young - IoT Enablers Lead, GSMA
  • Telco operators, data centres, CDNs cloud providers: What’s the edge play for each of these classes?
  • Encouraging co-operation: Nurturing partnerships and leveraging off one another’s areas of expertise for mutual benefits
  • Are telco operators fears of becoming a dumb pipe in the edge computing space well founded? Do these fears even exist in the first place?
  • MEC, 5G, cloud and data centres: Creating more sophisticated and integrated networks with edge computing
14:55 - 15:25 30 mins
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Edge Applications
Panel discussion: Why does IoT, AI and machine learning need the intelligent edge?
  • Kalman Tiboldi - Chief Business Innovation Officer, TVH Group
  • Olivier De Rocquigny - Regional Vice President of Sales, NetNumber
  • Xu Jiali - Product Director, Greenet
  • Moderator Elson Sutanto - Principal Analyst, Juniper Research
  • Are enterprises ‘driving a Ferrari at 30mph’ by running these technologies through the cloud?
  • What will AI at the edge look like compared to AI operating in cloud environments?
  • Unlocking true real time analytics and insight
  • Connecting the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge
  • What sort of ROI can enterprises expect from investing in edge for IoT and AI deployments?
  • An urban myth: Do we really expect to see the edge assimilate the cloud? If so, what sort of timeframe should we realistically be looking at?
15:25 - 15:45 20 mins
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Edge Infrastructure
How do you deliver an edge cloud on a 5G network?
  • Pierre Bichon - Senior Consulting Engineer, Juniper Networks
  • Small data centres & SDN
  • Breaking down the most competitive use cases for edge and what that means for edge 5G architecture
    • Transport
    • Security
  • Edge compute from an open RAM perspective
15:25 - 15:45 20 mins
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Edge Applications
EdgeGap case study: Gaming at the edge
  • Mathieu Duperre - CEO, Edgegap

One year on from winning the inaugural ETSI MEC Hackathon, we welcome back the founder and CEO of EdgeGap to the stage to outline the journey and advancements made from prototype to fully fledged edge solution to reduce lag in gaming.  

15:45 - 16:05 20 mins
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Edge Infrastructure
Intelligent infrastructure and the next generation of cloud computing: where does edge sit in the equation?
  • Mahdi Yahya - Chief Executive Officer, Ori Industries
  • People should stop trying to define what and where the edge is
  • Where does software come into play with its relationship to physical hardware?
  • Edge is not for everyone, so why force it?
15:45 - 16:05 20 mins
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Edge Applications
Harnessing the benefits of a container-based deployment architecture
  • Shamik Mishra - AVP, Technology - Research & Innovation, Aricent
  • Enabling DevOps processes for continuous development at the edge
  • What are the key requirements to enable the rapid onboarding of edge- focused applications?
  • Building comprehensive monitoring, testing and security into your edge applications  
16:05 - 16:35 30 mins
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Edge Infrastructure
Panel discussion: Designing the next generation of data centres: What will be the optimum architectures, capabilities and utilities for edge data centres?
  • Moderator Vlad Galabov - Principal Analyst, Data Centre Compute, IHS Markit
  • Should data centres be leveraging a hyperscale approach or bringing more infrastructure back on-premise?
  • What are the greatest monetizable opportunities for data centres in the short and medium term?
  • Analysing the benefits of hybrid models to create more robust infrastructure
  • Is an uncertainty about what the next best steps are holding back data centres from unlocking their edge capabilities?
  • Scrutinizing the risks of investing in micro data centres and the potential maintenance difficulties that might arise with an overly distributed data centre network
16:05 - 16:35 30 mins
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Edge Applications
Panel discussion: Creating an enticing and accessible environment for application development at the edge
  • Ildiko Vancsa - Ecosystem Technical Lead, OpenStack Foundation
  • James Green - Vice President, IT Innovation, Societe Generale CIB
  • Moderator Andy Jones - Managing Director, Jonesthefone Consulting
  • With most developers already comfortable with cloud APIs, is there a case to replicate these for use at the edge? What is the consensus on partnering cloud providers to deploy their APIs at the edge?
  • Deploying containers and orchestrating at the edge
  • Knitting together the accessibility of cloud and the low latency, high bandwidth of edge
16:05 - 16:45 40 mins
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The MEC Hackathon endorsed by ETSI
The MEC Hackathon endorsed by ETSI continues...

The MEC Hackathon, endorsed by ETSI, is a cutting-edge 2-day competition designed to test your skills and abilities as a Multi-Access Edge Application developer!

 

Gather your team and submit your registration to put yourself in the running for industry-wide recognition as ETSI MEC technology gurus.

 

The Hackathon will run throughout the 17th - 18th September. For more information and registration, please follow the link https://tmt.knect365.com/edge-computing-congress/etsi-mec-hackathon 

16:35 - 16:55 20 mins
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Edge Infrastructure
How are regulatory changes opening up the edge computing market to make spectrum sharing a reality?
  • Nanda Menon - Director, Corporate Development, Athonet
  • Unpicking the implications of this regulatory shift in the market: The first time the anyone can deploy networks
  • What are the new business models this might create?
    • LTE infra as a service provided over the cloud
    • Cost effective and saleable
  • Opportunities for operators, cloud providers and new entrants to the edge computing scene
  • Can the market adapt to accommodate numerous micro networks federated through the cloud, as opposed to just operators having the sole autonomy to deploy networks?
16:35 - 16:55 20 mins
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Edge Applications
Oort: Converging edge and cyber security
  • Matt Caulfield - Co-founder and CEO, Oort
  • Why is edge better suited for cyber security than cloud?
  • Understanding the cultural drivers of increasingly remote working practices as a driver for Oortt’s edge security solution
  • Leveraging low latency at the edge to analyse and monitor in real time & avoid performance degradation for users
  • Reducing the expense of high bandwidth costs with edge computing
16:55 - 17:35 40 mins
Afternoon refreshments and networking break
17:35 - 18:15 40 mins
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The 2019 Edge Computing Startup Showcase and Pitch-off
  • Catherine Van Aken - Head of Telecom, Gig Tech

The rise of edge computing has naturally brought forth an increasing number of inspired new companies offering ground breaking edge driven solutions.
This interactive and quickfire showcase will give you the opportunity to hear from some of the most innovative startups in the market about how they are unleashing the power of edge computing. Find out how their solutions could revolutionise your business’ capabilities.
A vote will be taken at the end of the session to determine which company’s solution excites our audience the most!

18:15 - 20:15 120 mins
Awards Ceremony followed by Life on the Edge Party

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