AI in Telecom & Mobile



According to a recent article in Forbes, “…a fully autonomous self-driving vehicle will be the epitome of AI and 5G technology.” The synergy between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 5G is likely to lead to dramatic breakthroughs. Enterprises are especially interested in how the business case for their investments in Big Data, Cloud, and IoT applications will be enhanced by AI and 5G networks.

Friday, October 25

Cambridge

7:45 am
Registration Opens

8:00 Morning Coffee (Harborview Foyer)

8:15 am – 12:30 pm Keynote Session (Harborview)

12:30 Networking, Coffee & Dessert in the Expo – Last Chance for Viewing (Commonwealth Hall)

1:45 Opening Remarks

Ayvazian_BergeBerge Ayvazian, Senior Analyst and Consultant, Wireless 20/20 

According to a recent article in Forbes, “…a fully autonomous self-driving vehicle will be the epitome of AI and 5G technology.” The synergy between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 5G is likely to lead to dramatic breakthroughs. Enterprises are especially interested in how the business case for their investments in Big Data, Cloud, and IoT applications will be enhanced by AI and 5G networks. 

  • What business growth strategies are mobile network operators considering for deployment of AI in 5G? 
  • How are investments in AI startups differentiating 5G devices? 
  • What AI applications will drive ROI in 5G wireless networks? 

1:50 How 5G and AI Will Drive a Hardware Evolution

Ranxing-Li_NancyNancy Ranxing Li, PhD, Group Product Manager, Edge Computing, Verizon

Learn why enabling cloud computing, AI and Big Data through 5G to work on a global scale has put telecommunivations and media providers at the forefront of innovation.

5G's Eight currencies also enables radical evolution of hardware. 

2:15 5G Networks, AI and Machine Learning Power Enterprise Digital Transformation 

Imran_AliAli Imran, PhD, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Advisor, AISON

This presentation will discuss how mobile operators will integrate AI enabled deep automation with their 5G networks for RAN management and optimization.  These efforts will result in the ability to unleash new business opportunities by accelerating enterprise digital transformation and enabling autonomous vehicles, AR/VR, and IoT to power the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  

2:40 PANEL: State of AI in Telecom and Wireless 

The three major US mobile operators plan to rollout 5G networks in 2019-20, and each one claims that AI and machine learning will help them transform IoT, the factory floor, autonomous cars and the health care industry.   This session will look at dramatic breakthroughs that could result from the synergy between AI and 5G wireless networks.

Ayvazian_BergeModerator: Berge Ayvazian, Senior Analyst and Consultant, Wireless 20/20 
Panelists:  


Mangal_ManishManish Mangal, Chief Technology Officer, Network Services, Tech Mahindra


Rao_TejasTejas Rao, Network Practice Managing Director and Global 5G Offering Lead, Accenture 


 

Dhar_ArkaArka Dhar, Chief Executive Officer, Zinier 


3:25 Networking Break (Plaza & Harbor Level Atriums)

3:40 PANEL: 5G and AI Partnership Collaboration Industry Roundtable

Leading operators and their vendors are collaborating to investigate the potential of AI and machine learning to accelerate 5G network planning, radio resource management, and traffic prediction.  This panel will showcase joint technical research and innovation to optimize their 5G network investments, manage costs and improve O&M efficiency.

marshall_philModerator: Phil Marshall, Chief Research Officer, Tolaga Research

 

 

 


Ranxing-Li_NancyPanelists: Nancy Ranxing Li, Ph.D, Group Product Manager, Edge Computing, Verizon 

 

 

 

 

Paul McLachlan, Head of Data Science and Principal Data Scientist, Ericsson's Global Artificial Intelligence Accelerator


4:15 PANEL: Venture Investments, Innovation, and Start-Ups in AI, 5G, and IoT 

AI and 5G are hot topics for venture capital investments. This session will investigate how investors are funding AI startups. It will identify opportunities that are hot and those that are not. 

Ayvazian_BergeModerator: Berge Ayvazian, Senior Analyst and Consultant, Wireless 20/20 

 

 

 

Panelists:  

Imran_AliAli Imran, PhD, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Advisor, AISON 


Zhang_LuLu Zhang, Founding and Managing Partner, Fusion Fund 


Verma_DeepakDeepak Verma, Partner, Innospark Ventures 


4:45 Close of AI World 2019