The WBA Asia Telecom Summit is the first of three events open to both WBA Members and also wider wireless industry stakeholders.

Tuesday, 4 February is an open conference designed to inform and engage companies on the latest technology developments and opportunities and provide valuable networking opportunities with WBA Members and other attendees.

Wednesday and Thursday, 5- 6 February are the WBA Members-only Working Sessions where members come together for project meetings and identify the technologies that are resolving real business issues and enabling collaborative opportunities for operators, service providers, enterprises and cities.

The three-day event offers the chance to participate in key discussions and hear firsthand about the trends, industry opportunities and progress being made in WBA programs & projects.

Key Discussions

  • Wi-Fi 6 Deployment Scenarios, Guidelines and End-to-End trials
  • RAN Convergence: Wi-Fi and 5G Global Architecture & Policy
  • Wi-Fi Industry Verticals Requirements & Guidelines: In-Home; In-Flight; 
Connected Vehicle; Enterprise
  • Roaming Evolution with Federation, PKI and WBA ID
  • Security and Privacy over Wireless Networks
  • New schemes and monetization: Wi-Fi Sensing; QoS
  • Wi-Fi Networks Interoperability: Master Test Case Library for roaming, offload, provisioning, onboarding, captivation
  • IoT Access Network Deployment Synergies and Interoperability

WHEN AND WHERE

February 4th – 6th, 2020

Address:
Novotel Clarke Quay (Phoenix Ballroom) 177A River Valley Rd, Singapore 179031

Tel:
+65 6338 3333

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View the 3 day agenda below by selecting the relevant dates:

9:15am
Welcome: WBA vision for 2020+

Tiago Rodrigues – CEO, Wireless Broadband Alliance


9:45am
Delivering Next Generation of Wi-Fi Services: Wi-Fi 6 in the 5G Era

Wee-Sain Koh – Director, IMDA Singapore


10:15am
Next Generation Hotspot: Carrier Grade Roaming & Offload
Simon Vaughan – Chief Commercial Officer, GlobalReach Technology
Sukhdev Singh – Principal Consultant, Dune Global


10:45am – Networking Coffee-Break

11:30am
Future of Convergence
Kishore Raja – VP, Engineering R&D, Boingo Wireless


11:45pm
Panel Discussion: RAN Convergence  – Wi-Fi 6 and 5G
Moderated by Tiago Rodrigues
Kishore Raja – Boingo, Chris Spencer – CTO GlobalReach, Mark Grayson – Distinguished Engineer, Cisco

12:30pm – Lunch Break

14:00pm
IoT – Optimizing the Wi-Fi Opportunities
Jonas Björklund – CTO, Aptilo Networks


14:20pm
WBA 2020 Industry Roadmap Release & Updates
Bruno Tomas, WBA


14:40pm
Roaming WG Update
Chair Erinn Hall, AT&T
Co-Chair: Betty Cockrell, BSG Wireless


15:00pm
5G WG Update
Chair, Nigel Bird, Orange
Co-Chairs: Mark Grayson, Cisco and Florin Baboescu, Broadcom

15:20 – Networking Coffee-Break

16:00pm
Testing & Interoperability WG Update
Co-Chairs: Erinn Hall, AT&T, and Luther Smith, CableLabs


16:20pm
IoT WG Update
Rémi Lorrain, Semtech


16:40pm
NextGen WG Update
Chair, Kishore Raja, Boingo
Co-Chairs: Necati Canpolat, Intel and Steve Dyett, BT


17:00pm
WBA CTO Group Updates / Q&A
Co-Chair: Necati Canpolat – Intel

9:00-10:30am
Testing & Interoperability Workgroup (NGH Trial +)

10:30-11:00am – Networking Coffee-Break

11:00am-12:30pm
Next-Gen Workgroup Wi-Fi 6 Guidelines & Trials

12:30-13:30pm- Networking Lunch (Group Photo)

13:30-14:30pm
Internet of Things (IoT) Workgroup – (Overview, LoRa & Wi-Fi, Connected Car)


14:30-15:30pm
In-Home Wi-Fi / Multi-AP Guidelines & Trials

15:30-16:00pm – Refreshment Break

16:00-17:20pm
Captive Network Portal Standards for Wi-Fi


17:20-18:00pm
Wi-Fi & Cellular Identity (IMSI) Privacy Protection


19:00pm
Informal Dinner

9.00-10.00am
In-Flight Connectivity Guidelines


10.00:-10.30am
NGH Provisioning Standardization & Trial

10:30-11.00am – Networking Coffee-Break

11.00am-12:30pm
5G Work Group – RAN Convergence

12.30-13.30pm- Networking Lunch (Group Photo)

13.30-14.30pm
Roaming Evolution (WRIX, PKI, Federations)


14:30-15:30pm
Roaming Workgroup & Tiger Teams

15.30-16.00pm – Refreshment Break

16:00-16:40pm
Wi-Fi Sensing Performance Metrics


16.40-17.20pm
Policy Workgroup – 2020 and 6 GHz


17:20-18:00pm
WBA & Wi-Fi Alliance Collaboration


Evening Time
Closing of WBA Q1’20 Working Sessions

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