RadComms 2017: draft program | ACMA

RadComms 2017: draft program

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Spectrum reform—empowering users

When: 1–2 November 2017

Where: Darling Island Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney

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DAY 1: Wednesday 1 November 2017

8.00−9.00 am

REGISTRATION, TEA AND COFFEE

 

Welcome and introduction
James Cameron, Acting Deputy Chairman, ACMA

Opening address
Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communications and Minister for the Arts

Inaugural address
Nerida O'Loughlin, Chair, ACMA

10.10–10.30 am

MORNING TEA

SESSION ONE
10.30 am – 12.15 pm

Spectrum reform—perspectives
 

Chris Althaus, CEO, AMTA

Ian Miller, Executive Officer, ARCIA

John Stanton, CEO, Communications Alliance

Pamela Longstaff, Acting CEO, FreeTV Australia

Panel/Q&A 

12.15–1.00 pm

LUNCH

SESSION TWO
1.00–3.15 pm
             

Spectrum reform—unplugged
Choose from three parallel workshops on spectrum reform and implementation issues

 

Workshop one: Radiocommunications licensing

Workshop two: Interference management

Workshop three: Equipment rules

Panel/Q&A

3.15–3.45 pm          

AFTERNOON TEA

SESSION THREE
3.45−4.55 pm

Network (r)evolutions
 

Terrestrial networks
Andrew Findlay, CEO, Vertel

Mobile networks
James Evans, Strategic Network Evolution, Ericsson

Satellite networks 
Glen Tindall, Head, Government Sales, Asia-Pacific, SES Satellites

SESSION FOUR
4.55–5.20 pm
Peer perspectives
 
  Keynote address
Rod Sims, Chairman, ACCC 

Day 1: Closing remarks
ACMA

5.30−7.30 pm

WELCOME RECEPTION

Day 2: Thursday 2 November 2017

8.00−8.30 am

ARRIVAL, TEA AND COFFEE

Welcome and introduction
James Cameron, Acting Deputy Chairman, ACMA

Keynote address: The internet of us
Professor Katina Michael, University of Wollongong

SESSION FIVE
9.05–10.30 am

Building the industrial Internet
 

  5G: A network evolution towards the 4th industrial revolution
Carsten Clemens, Consulting Engagement Lead - Australia and New Zealand, Nokia Bell Labs Consulting

Occupancy and opportunity in 915–928 MHz
Dr Akram Al-Hourani, Lecturer, RMIT

 

The Internet of things: The view from earth
Eric Hamilton, Chief Technology Officer, NNN Co

 

The Internet of things: The view from space
Alex Grant, CEO, Myriota

Panel/Q&A

10.30–10.50 am

MORNING TEA

SESSION SIX
10.50 am–12.30 pm

Looking forward—ACMA activities
 

Spectrum work program
Giles Tanner, General Manager, Communications Infrastructure, ACMA

  Planning issues
Chris Hose, Executive Manager, Spectrum Planning and Engineering, ACMA

Forward auction program
David Brumfield, Executive Manager, Spectrum Management Policy, ACMA

Panel/Q&A

12.30–1.15 pm

LUNCH

SESSION SEVEN
1.15–3.00 pm

Emerging standards and new applications 
 

5G new radio development and 3GPP processes
Todd Essery, General Manager 5G and IoT, Telstra

  mmWave developments
Qualcomm 

5G and satellite
Geoff Varrall, Executive Director, RTT

The rise of mobile satellite service applications
Eric Lemond, Country Manager Australia, GoGo

Panel/Q&A 

3.00–3.45 pm

AFTERNOON TEA

SESSION EIGHT
3.20–4.00 pm

Implementing spectrum reform
 

The implementation challenge
Giles Tanner, General Manager, Communications Infrastructure, ACMA

Panel/Q&A 

4.00–4.15 pm
 

CONCLUDING REMARKS
ACMA

Last updated: 18 October 2017