# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Opening remarks Saleem Alblooshi 10:00 AM - 10:05 AM GST du
2 An address by TDRA: UAE 5G Journey Saleh Al Masabi 10:05 AM - 10:15 AM GST TDRA
3 5G use case innovation: Leveraging industry programs to accelerate time to market. Chris Hogg 10:15 AM - 10:20 AM GST GCF
4 Why do we need connectivity? How does connectivity impact our lives? Jawad Abbassi 10:20 AM - 10:25 AM GST GSMA
5 Developing a business beyond smartphones: An operator’s journey. Dr. Ayman ElNashar 10:25 AM - 10:40 AM GST du
6 Smart Communication and Infrastructure - The missing pieces of Level 5 Autonomous Driving. Dr. Manzoor Khan 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM GST UAE University
7 Open RAN – myths and realities (infrastructure view) Mr Aji Ed 11:00 AM - 11:10 AM GST Nokia
8 Portable 5G Private Network Solution Raymond Pao 11:10 AM - 11:25 AM GST HTC
9 Ensuring our data and services are secure: how to plan for and manage security for IoT services David Rogers 11:25 AM - 11:35 AM GST Copperhorse
10 How robots experience 5G network quality Arnd Sibila 11:35 AM - 11:50 AM GST Rohde & Schwarz
11 Mission Critical Networks: How MENA is preparing for the move to mission critical broadband (4G/5G). Kevin Graham 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM GST TCCA
12 Open RAN – Enabling Real Power of 5G Jose Montero 12:10 PM - 12:20 PM GST Keysight Technologies
13 Testing in a 5G world - how cloud, AI and automation changes everything Anil Kollipara 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM GST Spirent
14 Industry 4.0 and Private 5G Zoran Lazarević 12:40 PM GST - 12:50 PM GST Ericsson
15 Panel Session Lars Nielsen, Chris Hogg, Kevin Graham 12:50 PM GST - 1:00 PM GST
16 Closing remarks and Prizes Draw Lars Nielsen 1:00 PM - 1:03 PM GST