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Smart Cities: 5G Network Technologies, its Applications, and Standards (5-6 September, 2019: Bengaluru)

September 5 - September 6

A workshop on “Smart Cities: 5G Network Technologies, Its Applications, and Standards” is being organized on 5-6 September 2019 in Bengaluru, under the aegis of the US-India SCCP, by USTDA in partnership with TSDSI, TIA, ANSI, BIS and CII.

TSDSI and TIA will bring experts from India and US to the workshop to deliberate upon topics related to 5G technology – roadmaps, standards, test beds and early trials, deployment experiences etc.

About the Conference:

5G is at the forefront of the next generation of networks. New intelligent networks will greatly impact the development of smart cities and green buildings in the coming years. To meet these challenges and customer expectations, we must prepare for a secure, dynamic network to provide the next level of customer experience.

This Conference will bring experts in technology and standards together to discuss how standards can support technological innovations to be more efficient and secure. Standards are key to enable the high-performance wireless networks that will allow for the implementation of new services to improve business efficiency, resource efficiency, and quality of life. It will also be a great opportunity for industry, government and SDO’s to collaborate in building standards to accelerate India’s evolving infrastructure.

It will cover topics on 5G roadmap and standards activities, Challenges and solutions, reliability, frameworks for customer experience measurements, security and privacy, test beds etc. from the standpoint of smart cities in the US and India regions.

More details of the workshop and program agenda can be viewed at information is available at www.standardsportal.org/us-indiasccp2

Schedule: September 5-6, 2019

Venue: ITC Windsor, Bengaluru

Participation: The conference is open to all by prior registration. Please click here to register.

Draft Agenda:

Day 1: 5G Technologies and Challenges

9:30 am – 10:00 am Registration
10:00 am – 11:30am

 

 

 

Lighting of the Lamp

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Session Chair : Mr Anupam Kaul, Principal and Head (QMS), CII

  • Ms Mehnaz Ansari, USTDA Country Representative-South Asia, Embassy of United States of America
  • Mr Manoj Desai, Principal Commercial Officer, US Consulate General, Chennai
  • Mr Vipin Sahni, ED CII IQ, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
  • Mr Ken Koffman, CTO, Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
  • Ms Pamela Kumar, Director General TSDSI
  • Dr R K Bajaj, Deputy Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
  • Inaugural Address on Emerging telecom technologies for Smart Cities
    Speaker: Mr. S K Sharma, Deputy Director General- Smart Networks, Telecom Engineering Center, Department of Telecommunications
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Coffee Break
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

 

Session #1: 5G Roadmap and Standards Activities

Session Chair- Mr R K Pathak, Deputy Director General-International Cooperation, Department of Telecom, and Convener 5G High Level Forum

  • Executive Presentation:  India 5G Strategy and Roadmap,
    Speaker:  Mr R. K Pathak, Deputy Director General-International Cooperation, Department of Telecom, and Convener 5G High Level Forum
  • Executive Presentation:  TIA 5G Standards initiatives
    Speakers:   Mr David Bain, Vice President – Standards, TIA and
    Mr Siddharth Jain, Managing Director, EPI
  • Executive Presentation:  TSDSI 5G Standards Initiatives
    Speaker:  Mr. Satish Jamadagni, Vice Chairman TSDSI and Chair- Networks Study Group, TSDSI (Reliance JIO)
  • Q&A
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm – 3:55 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session #2: 5G Challenges and Solutions

Session Chair- Mr A K Mittal, Advisor-Networks, TSDSI 

● Next Generation Wireless Mobility – Early US Deployment Experience and Challenges
Speakers:  Sireesh Mutharaju, Associate Director, Network Engineering and Planning, Verizon & Mr Sarat Gandham, Associate Director, Network Field Operations, Verizon

● Executive Presentation:  Supporting Network Slicing (From one-size-  fits-all to application-oriented network)
Speaker:  Mr Sankaran Balasubramaniam, Expert, Nokia Software Business Group

Panel:  Orchestration and Self-Organizing Networks
   Moderator:  Mr Makarand Kulkarni, Associate VP of Wireless Software,     Saankhya Labs
Panelist #1 – Mr Jacques Fluet, TIA
Panelist #3 – Mr Peeyush K, Nokia

Panelist #2 – Mr Swaminathan Seetharaman, Wipro
Panelist # 4  – Mr Dhaivat Oza,  Vice President, Vodafone Idea

3:55 pm – 4:10 pm Coffee Break
4:10 pm – 5:20 pm

 

Session #3: 5G Reliability and Customer Experience Measurements

Session Chair- Mr Ashok Dandekar, Engineering Quality Director, Fujitsu

● Executive Presentation:  Next Generation Network Assurance – Use cases and applications
Speaker:  Mr Jacques Fluet, TIA

● Executive Presentation:  Wireless Customer Experience Measurements – Speaker:  Mr Ken Koffman, TIA,

● KPI Based QoS Framework for Smart Cities: Mr Kishor Narang NARNIX Technologies

5:20 pm – 5:30 pm

 

 

Day 1 Closing Remarks

●       Ms Pamela Kumar, Director General, TSDSI and Mr Arun Malik, TIA

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Reception

 

Day 2:  Smart City Plans and How Standards Can Support Deployment

9:30 am – 10:00 am Registration
10:00 am – 11:10 am

 

Welcome and Session #1: India’s Plans for 5G, IOT, and Smart Cities

Session Chair-  Ms Pamela Kumar, Director General, TSDSI

● Welcome Remarks by Ms Jessica Roop, ANSI

● Keynote Address:  QoS in the new paradigm of IoT based data driven operations of Smart City services
Speaker:  Mr Sushil Kumar, DDG IoT Telecom Engineering Center

● Executive Presentation: India Smart Cities and IoT deployment
Speaker:  Mr Aurindam Bhattacharya, Group Leader and IoT/M2M Champion, CDOT

11:10 – 11:30 am Coffee Break
11:30 am – 12:45 pm

 

Session #2: Smart City and 5G Standards Activities

Session Chair – Mr Srini Sriram,  Operations Head, Communication, Media and Information Services, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

● Executive Presentation:  Standards and Best Practices Supporting Smart Building Deployment
Speaker:  Mr Ken Koffman, TIA

● Panel: Smart City Standards Based Implementation Experience Sharing:     Moderator: Dr Kanwarjit Singh, Tejas
Panelist #1 – Mr Tilak Raj Dua, Secretary General, TAIPA

Panelist #2 – Mr Jacques Fluet, TIA

Panelist #3 – Mr Rajesh Gangadhar, Head – Wireless Broadband     Converged Platforms, Sterlite Technologies Limited

Panelist #4 – Mr Akira Sugiyama, Senior Director – Optical Network Business Division, Fujitsu

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

 

Session #3:   5G Security & Privacy, Testing Environments

Session Chair- Mr A K Mittal, Advisor-Networks, TSDSI 

● Executive Presentation:  Security and Privacy Standards and Technical Challenges of End to End Security in 5G Networks and Smart Cities
Speaker:  Mr Suhas Shivanna, Distinguished Technologist, HPE

● Executive Presentation:  5G Test Beds – US and India Initiatives
Speakers:  Mr Jacques Fluet, TIA, Prof K V S Hari, IISc Bangalore

● Solicit audience feedback for use during Round Table
Moderator:  TSDSI and TIA Leaders

● Closing Remarks and Thank You:

  • Ms Jessica Roop, Manager, International Policy, ANSI
  • Dr R K Bajaj, Deputy Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
  • Mr Anupam Kaul, Principal and Head (QMS), CII
  • Mr Srini Sriram,  Operations Head, Communication, Media and Information Services, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • Ms Mehnaz Ansari, USTDA Country Representative – South Asia
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm Post Conference Session:   Round Table Discussion on Next Steps (only for invited guests)

● Round Table on the Conference Themes
Moderator: Ms Pamela Kumar(TSDSI)

 * speakers to be confirmed.

Details

Start:
September 5
End:
September 6
Event Category:

Organizer

TSDSI

Venue

bengaluru