TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections



  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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    8:00 AM 
    Breakfast, Meetings, Networking & Demos

    Start your day with breakfast and made-to-order coffee while you begin exploring the 30 new products and companies at the Demo Tables.


    8:30 AM 
    Welcoming Remarks

    Before you jump into today's parade of innovation from startups and vendors, your MatchMaker meetings, the Demo Tables and this evening's SPIFFY Awards Cocktail, we will set the stage for what's in store for the current booming market of telecom innovation.

    8:40 AM 
    Service Provider Innovation Review
    Telecom Council's Service Provider Forum (SPIF) meets every month, and annually reviews 100+ network-ready startups who are ready for trial deployments. In today's SPIF session, our carriers will review 4 early-stage companies each of whom have 5 minutes to convince the carriers to followup. This panel will give you an inside look at what fixed and wireless telcos are looking for from their early-stage vendors.

    9:30 AM 
    Panel: Digital Transformation -> Digital Integration
    This panel will capture some of the essence of the Telecom Council's monthly SPF Meeting (Service Provider's Forum). The monthly meeting is used to track the flow of innovations 6-24 months ahead for telcos, and to feature presentations from innovators and startups with ideas in those areas. So, in this panel, we'll look at just a sample of a couple of hot areas for telecom innovation:

    • technology to digitize the retail experience
    • technologies that empower the mobile workforce

    Both topic areas today leverage the hot technologies of AI, robotics, automation, mobility, analytics, digital transformation.

    Panelist:
    10:00 AM 
    TX/RX Networking Break
    Use your break to access the TC3 MatchMaker to request meetings, review the afternoon's Spotlight Sessions technology discussions, or explore the Demo Tables.
    10:30 AM 
    Case Study: Swisscom

    When a telco and a young company partner, there are many lessons to share. Why did the carrier choose this partner? Why this technology? What hurdles did they overcome and how?

    Speaker:
    10:50 AM 
    Case Study: NTT Communications & Shoof Technologies
    When a telco and a young company partner, there are many lessons to share. Why did the carrier choose this partner? Why this technology? What hurdles did they overcome and how?

    Speaker:
    11:05 AM 
    Case Study: BT & SightCall
    When a telco and a young company partner, there are many lessons to share. Why did the carrier choose this partner? Why this technology? What hurdles did they overcome and how?

    11:25 AM 
    Lunch, MatchMaker & Demo Tables
    Use this extended lunch to network with attendees via the TC3 MatchMaker and explore the Demo Tables.

    11:30 AM 
    TC3 MatchMaker Meetings
    Pre-arranged MatchMaker meetings will take place during TC3. Preregistered attendees will have access to the TC3 MatchMaker before the Summit to request, accept, and decline these meetings - all of which take place in the private MatchMaker meeting zone.
    1:35 PM 
    ComTech Panel: Subscriber Data
    CSPs, device makers, and connected service companies all share the responsibility for protecting their users. There is risk and opportunity in using subscriber data and the communications industry needs to put business and technical innovations to work in this segment.
    2:05 PM 
    Case Study: Tata Communications & Instart Logic
    When a telco and a young company partner, there are many lessons to share. Why did the carrier choose this partner? Why this technology? What hurdles did they overcome and how?

    Speaker:
    2:20 PM 
    Case Study: LotusFlare & Globe Philippines
    When a telco and a young company partner, there are many lessons to share. Why did the carrier choose this partner? Why this technology? What hurdles did they overcome and how?

    Speaker:
    2:40 PM 
    ComTech Innovation Review
    Telecom Council's ComTech Forum meets every month, and annually reviews 150+ network-ready startups. In today's ComTech session, our panelists will review 4 early-stage companies each of whom have 5 minutes to convince the panelists to followup. This panel will give you an inside look at what fixed and wireless are looking for from their early-stage vendors.

    Presenter:
    3:30 PM 
    TX/RX Networking Break
    Use your time to meet with attendees via the TC3 MatchMaker or stop by the coffee cart, grab a snack and check out the Demo Tables.
    3:35 PM 
    TC3 MatchMaker Meetings
    Pre-arranged MatchMaker meetings will take place during TC3. Preregistered attendees will have access to the TC3 MatchMaker before the Summit to request, accept, and decline these meetings - all of which take place in the private MatchMaker meeting zone.
    5:00 PM 
    11th Annual SPIFFY Awards

    2018 SPIFFY Awards
    Telecom Council's global Service Provider (SPIF) members choose SPIFFY winners from among all startups who presented to the Telecom Council over the past year based on their innovation, market opportunity, and traction.

    • Graham Bell Award for Best Communication Solution
    • The Edison Award for Innovation
    • The San Andreas Award for Disruption
    • The Zephyr Award for Best Wireless Opportunity
    • The Fred & Ginger Award for Most Supportive Carrier

    6:00 PM 
    Cocktail Reception

    Time to unwind. Join us for cocktails, relax…or, track down that interesting startup you heard from earlier in the day.

    7:00 PM 
    Close
    ... Until Tomorrow
  • Thursday, October 18, 2018
  •  
    8:00 AM 
    Breakfast, Networking, Meetings and Demo Tables
    If you haven't booked MatchMaker meetings at this time, you can start your day with breakfast and made-to-order coffee while you begin exploring the new products at the Demo Tables.
    8:00 AM 
    TC3 MatchMaker Meetings
    Pre-arranged MatchMaker meetings will take place during TC3. Preregistered attendees will have access to the TC3 MatchMaker before the Summit to request, accept, and decline these meetings - all of which take place in the private MatchMaker meeting zone.
    9:05 AM 
    Welcoming Remarks
    9:10 AM 
    IoT Innovation Review
    Telecom Council's IoT Forum meets every month, and annually reviews 100+ startups who are ready for market. In today's IoT session, our panelists will review 4 early-stage companies each of whom have 5 minutes to convince the panelists to followup.

    Presenter:
    10:00 AM 
    TX/RX Networking Break
    Check your attendee list to put the TC3 Summit to work for you. Be sure to stop by the Demo Tables to get your hands on some of the hottest new ideas in telecom.
    10:30 AM 
    Case Study: CUJO AI & Comcast
    When a telco and a young company partner, there are many lessons to share. Why did the carrier choose this partner? Why this technology? What hurdles did they overcome and how?

    10:50 AM 
    Case Study: SoftBank & Robby Technologies

    When a telco and a young company partner, there are many lessons to share. Why did the carrier choose this partner? Why this technology? What hurdles did they overcome and how?

    Speaker:
    11:05 AM 
    IoT Panel: Over-the-Top IoT
    Do IoT devices and services have to connect to carrier-managed telecom networks? How feasible are next gen WiFi, NB-IoT, LoRA, or other connection alternatives when compared to 5G?

    Moderator:
    Moderator:
    11:35 AM 
    Fireside Chat in IoT
    In this session, an IoT vendor and a startup partner discuss their innovation strategies, what they are building together, and what it takes to make partnerships work in this industry.
    11:50 AM 
    Lunch & Demo Tables
    Use your lunch hour to network with attendees via the TC3 MatchMaker — request meetings, or explore the Demo Tables.

    12:35 PM 
    AutoTech Panel: Do Autonomous Cars Need 5G?
    Cars are using LTE for mapping, infotainment, and cloud services; and many telematics services rely on 3G. No matter the connection, cars still need to be able to function safely when they are not connected. So, is 5G really necessary?
    1:05 PM 
    Autotech Innovation Review
    Autotech Council meets every month, and annually reviews 150+ startups who are looking to build partnerships that can help them get to market. In today's Autotech session, our panelists will review 4 early-stage companies each of whom have 5 minutes to convince the panelists to followup. This panel will give you an inside look at what auto companies are looking for from their early-stage vendors.

    Presenter:
    1:55 PM 
    Fireside Chat in Automotive
    Auto companies are getting better at partnering. In this session, an OEM and their supplier partner discuss their innovation strategy.
    2:10 PM 
    Startup Case Study in Mobility
    In this session, an OEM, a traditional vendor and a startup partner discuss their innovation strategies, what they are building together, and what it takes to make partnerships work in this industry.
    2:25 PM 
    TC3 Wrap Up
    Our TC3 analyst will review the Summit and brainstorm some of the impacts we may see in the industry over the next year or two.
    2:30 PM 
    Last Chance Networking
    Grab a snack, mingle with attendees, exchange those last few business cards, and head to your final round of MatchMaker Meetings .
    2:30 PM 
    TC3 MatchMaker Meetings
    Pre-arranged MatchMaker Meetings will take place during TC3. Preregistered attendees will have access to the TC3 MatchMaker before the Summit to request, accept and decline meetings - all of which take place in the private MatchMaker Meeting zone.
    5:00 PM 
    Close
    ... Until next time.
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