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:

9:10am
Welcome: WBA vision for 2020+

Tiago Rodrigues, CEO, WBA


9:30am
Delivering Next Generation of Wi-Fi Services: Wi-Fi 6 in the 5G Era


10:00am
Next Generation Hotspot: Carrier Grade Roaming & Offload


10:30am – Networking Coffee-Break

11:00am
Operator Case Study – Wi-Fi 6


11:15am
IoT – Optimizing the Wi-Fi opportunities


11:45am
Future of Convergence


12:00pm
Panel Discussion: RAN Convergence  – Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

12:30pm – Lunch Break

14:00pm
WBA 2020 Industry Roadmap Release & Updates
Bruno Tomas, WBA


14:20pm
Roaming WG Update
Chair Erinn Hall, AT&T – Co-Chair: Betty Cockrell, BSG Wireless


14:40pm
5G WG Update
Chair, Nigel Bird, Orange Co-Chairs: Mark Grayson, Cisco and Florin Baboescu, Broadcom


15:00pm
Testing & Interoperability WG Update
Chair, Michael Sym, BSG Wireless Co-Chairs: Erinn Hall, AT&T; Mark Hamilton, Ruckus Networks, and Luther Smith, CableLabs

15:30am – Networking Coffee-Break

16:00pm
IoT WG Update
Chair, Dan Klaeren, Syniverse Co-Chair: Jaap Groot, Semtech


16:30pm
Next Gen WG Update
Chair, Kishore Raja, Boingo Co-Chairs: Dr Necati Canpolat, Intel and Steve Dyett, BT


17:00pm
WBA CTO Updates – Relevancy of WBA Programs Panel
Co-Chairs, Derek Peterson – Boingo, Matt MacPherson – Cisco, Necati Canpolat – Intel


17:45pm
Closing Remarks
Tiago Rodrigues, WBA CEO

9.00-10.30am
5G Workgroup RAN Convergence, Global 5G Architecture

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

16.00-17.00pm
Captive Network Portal Standards for Wi-Fi


17.00-18.00pm
Wi-Fi Sensing Performance Metrics & Guidelines


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
Testing & Interoperability Workgroup (NGH Trial +)

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

16.00-17.00pm
WBA & Wi-Fi Alliance Collaboration – Track record & New Opportunities


17.00-18.00pm
2020 Roadmap topics – slot


Evening Time
Closing of WBA Q1’20 Working Sessions

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