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The conference programme will appear here shortly, please check back regularly for updates. If you are interested in speaking opportunities, please contact James Curtin at james.curtin@forum-europe.com or on +44 (0) 2920 783 071.

 

Thursday 13 September, 2018

Morning

09:00 – 10:50

Session 1: Welcome and Keynotes

09:00 – 09:20

Welcome and Introduction

09:20 – 09:35

Keynote Presentation

09:35 – 09:50

Keynote Presentation

09:50 – 10:05

Keynote Presentation

10:05 – 10:50

Fireside chat with keynote speakers: Co-ordination and co-operation on spectrum policy between CIS, Europe and Asia

10:50 – 11:10

Morning Coffee

11:10 – 13:00

Session 2: Preparing for WRC-19 - ensuring the best for all users

11:10 – 11:25

RCC positions and preparation for WRC

11:25 – 11:40

CEPT positions and preparations for WRC-19

11:40 – 13:00

Panel Discussion: Ensuring a successful outcome at WRC-19 for the benefit of stakeholders and citizens everywhere

Afternoon

13:00 – 14:00

Session 3: Developing roadmpas for future release of spectrum

14:00 – 15:20

Panel Discussion

15:20 – 15:40

Afternoon Coffee

15:40 – 16:40

Session 4: Replanning the Digital Dividend - progress and plans ahead

15:40 – 15:55

Presentation: Current situation in countries across the region and an overview of the work

15:55 – 16:10

Lessons learnt in navigating the digital dividend process across NEDDIF countries and challenges ahead for others

16:25 – 16:40

Room wide discussion

16:40 – 17:40

Session 5: Delivering the required connectivity for coordinated, reliable and efficient PPDR networks across the region.

16:40 – 16:55

Presentation

16:55 – 17:10

Presentation

17:10 – 17:25

Presentation

17:25 – 17:40

Room wide discussion

Friday 14 September, 2018

Morning

09:00 – 09:20

Opening presentation: Delivering the potential of 5G

09:20 – 09:40

Case Study: Delivering the required spectrum for vertical market in Kazakhstan

09:40 – 10:55

Session 6: A focus on the 3.4GHz - 3.6GHz band - balancing the requirements of all users.

10:55 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30

Session 7: 5G in the mmWave bands- what is the likely direction across CIS & CEE countries

Afternoon

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 15:15

Session 8: Breaking down the digital divide - technologies and solutions

13:30 – 13:45

Presentation -introduction

13:45 – 14:00

Presentation: mobile broadband

14:00 – 14:15

Presentation -Satellite /small satellite

14:15 – 14:30

Presentation: HAPS

14:30 – 14:45

Presentation: tbc

14:45 – 15:15

Room wide discussion

15:15 – 15:35

Afternoon Coffee and Refreshments

15:35 – 17:00

Session 9: Designing a licence award process to ensure a competitive and sustainable market: options and best practices

15:35 – 15:50

Presentation: Beauty contents vs Auctions - the pros and cons of different licence award processes

15:50 – 16:05

Best practices in spectrum pricing and valuation

16:05 – 16:20

Case Study: The use of spectrum auctions in Romania

16:20 – 16:35

Case Study: Award processes in a CIS country

16:35 – 17:00

Room wide discussion