Timed Agenda for the WAS#4 Event

31 October–3 November 2016, Dublin, Ireland hosted by Anam

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

9-10:30

Workshop: How to get the most out of your membership
Audience: New to GSMA
Workshop on what is available to an organization on joining GSMA, GSM Intelligence, Introduction to all Working Groups & Programmes. Finding your way around the Infocentre and voting on documentation.

Workshop: Wi-Fi Roaming
Audience: All organisations interested in Wi-Fi Roaming
Latest developments regarding Wi-Fi Roaming from WBA

IMS Interworking Rollout
Update on current rollout  world-wide

New Charging Models
Simplified Wholesale Business Models

Fraud & Security
SS7 security, Fraud Protection,

Panel Session
Discussions on the possible improvements for the future of NRTRDE.

10:30-11:15

Networking Break

Networking Break

Networking Break

Networking Break

11:15-12:30

Workshop: EU Roaming Regulation
Audience: EU Operators
Workshop regarding updating delegates on EU RR and responding to questions raised related to Fair use policy.

WAS Subgroup Updates
Updates from the WAS Subgroups and other GSMA Working Groups.

Role of OTT in our business
Role of OTTs in our business, should we fight them or look at ways they can help our business.

What’s hot in the Regions
Updates from our regional liaisons
Regulation around the World
Update from the GSMA Public Policy department on Regulation rumblings worldwide

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Close of Meeting

14:00-15:30

Opening and Welcome
Opening session including introductions, keynote speakers and an update from the GSMA PSMC on industry-wide issues affecting all GSMA work.

Connected Living
How to support Internet of Things, Embedded SIM, Soft SIM development, M2M Roaming, Transparency

VoLTE Roaming
Operator experiences, S8HR vs LBO, Implementation & Roaming Rollout Lessons Learnt, What about VoWiFi, Financial impact of VoLTE, Value Chain

 

 

Network Rooms will remain open until 19:00

15:30-16:15

Networking Break

Networking Break

Networking Break

16:15-17:30

Interview: How can we make our Industry work better
The Challenge: reducing costs and maintaining quality

Quality Updates
Quality of Roaming, Customer Experience.
Panel Session
Business Benefits of maintaining quality when costs are being driven down.

Update on 5G
Update on the current thinking regarding 5G, Devices & Interoperability
Billing & Charging Evolution
Updates on IDS work items

 

RAEX Op Data/IOT help & GSER Training by appointment - contact Naomi Cogan, ncogan@gsma.com

Monday, 31 October 2016, Dublin Ireland

Time

Topic

Speakers

Doc No.

09:00-10:30

Workshop: How to get the most out of your membership

 

 

 

Audience: New to GSMA

 

 

 

Workshop on what is available to an organisation on joining GSMA, GSM Intelligence, Introduction to all Working Groups & Programmes. Finding your way around the Infocentre and voting on documentation.

Director WAS assisted by GSMA Intelligence and GSMA Membership

 

10:30-11:15

Networking Break

 

 

11:15-12:30

EU Roaming Regulation

 

 

 

Audience: EU Operators

 

 

 

Workshop regarding updating delegates on EU RR and responding to questions raised related to Fair use policy.

Lazlo Toth (GSMA) and invited guests

 

12:30-14:00

Lunch

 

 

14:00-15:30

Opening and Welcome

 

 

 

Host Welcome

CEO Noel Kelly (Anam)

 

 

Keynote Speech

TBA

 

 

PSMC Update

PSMC Representative

 

 

Chair Welcome

Chair WAS Greg Jones (AT&T)

 

15:30-16:15

Networking Break

 

 

16:00-17:30

Interview: How can we make our Industry work better

 

 

 

The Challenge: reducing costs and maintaining quality

Chair WAS Greg Jones (AT&T) interviewing Keynote Speaker and other distinguished guests

 

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, Dublin. Ireland

Time

Topic

Speakers

Doc No.

09:00-10:30

Workshop: Wi-Fi Roaming

Tiago Rodrigues (WBA) & other WBA members

 

 

Audience: All organisations interested in Wi-Fi Roaming

 

 

 

Latest developments regarding Wi-Fi Roaming from WBA

 

 

10:30-11:15

Networking Break

 

 

11:15-12:30

Working Group Updates

 

 

 

WAGREE – to include Settlement at Interconnect cost and other fraud topics

Chair WAGREE Ina Heger (Telekom Deutschland)

 

 

WSOLU – to include LPWA Networks, M2M Promotion, Permanent Roaming

Chair WSOLU Marjolein Medendorp (Telefonica)

 

12:30-14:00

Lunch

 

 

14:00-15:30

Connected Living

Facilitated by GSMA CL Team

 

 

M2M Industry implementations

Presentations from TeliaSonera, GlobeTouch, Cubic Telekom, JT Global, & Transatel

 

 

eSIM Update

Dynal Patel (Vodafone)

 

15:30-16:15

Networking Break

 

 

16:15-17:30

Quality Updates

 

 

 

Quality of Roaming, Customer Experience

Jan Willem (KPN) & Kathleen Leach (Sprint) supported by other invited guests

 

 

Panel Session

 

 

 

Business Benefits of maintaining quality when costs are being driven down.

Facilitated by Kathleen Leach (Sprint)

 

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, Dublin, Ireland

Time

Topic

Speakers

Doc No.

09:00-10:30

IMS Interworking Rollout

 

 

 

Update on current rollout world-wide

Chair IRET

 

 

New Charging Models

 

 

 

Simplified Wholesale Business Models

Chair WSOLU Marjolein Medendorp (Telefonica)

 

10:30-11:15

Networking Break

 

 

11:15-12:30

Role of OTT in our business

Natasha Rooney (GSMA) & invited guests

 

 

Role of OTTs in our business, should we fight them  or look at ways they can help our business

 

 

12:30-14:00

Lunch

 

 

14:00-15:30

VoLTE Roaming

 

 

 

Operator experiences, S8HR vs LBO, Implementation & Roaming Rollout Lessons Learnt, What about VoWiFi, Financial impact of VoLTE, Value Chain

Speakers TBA

 

15:30-16:15

Networking Break

 

 

16:15-17:30

Billing & Charging Evolution

 

 

 

Update on work taking place in IDS

Chair IDS John Verna (AT&T)

 

 

Update on 5G

 

 

 

Update on the current thinking regarding 5G, Devices & Interoperability

Michelle Zarri (GSMA)

 

Thursday, 3 November 2016, Dublin, Ireland

Time

Topic

Speakers

Doc No.

09:00-10:30

Fraud & Security

James Moran, David Maxwell (GSMA) & invited guests

 

 

Interconnect Signaling Security

 

 

 

Inbound Roaming Fraud Management

 

 

 

Panel Session

 

 

 

The future of NRTRDE

Facilitated by Stephen Ornadel (Ericsson) with invited Panellists

 

10:30-11:15

Networking Break

 

 

11:15-12:30

What’s Hot in the Regions

 

 

 

Updates from our regional liaisons

Speakers TBA

 

 

Regulation around the world

 

 

 

Update from the GSMA Public Policy department on Regulation rumblings worldwide

Vikram Ravel (GSMA)

 

 

Wrap up & Closure

Chair WAS Greg Jones (AT&T)

 

 

Next Meetings: WAS#5 Event - 27–30 March 2017 -  Macau

 

 

12:30-14:00

Lunch

 

 

Note: Network Rooms will remain open until 19:00.

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