Digital Leadership Summit: Operationalize and Grow Revenue with SDN/NFV

Digital Leadership Summit: Operationalize and Grow Revenue with SDN/NFV

Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Dusseldorf

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This complimentary event is invitation only. Seats are limited so please contact Nigel Yeates to request an invitation. This summit is for Communication Service Providers only.

Delegates will come together to learn how service orchestration supports the operationalization and commercialization of NFV. The workshop will feature dedicated sessions on operationalization, managing hybrid environments and monetizing NFV, providing delegates with in-depth insights into NFV orchestration and the role it plays in enabling service agility and accelerating overall time-to-market.

The workshop will be highly interactive featuring table discussions, panels, user case studies and lightning presentations as well as informative sessions. Each topic addressed will have actionable outcomes that the delegate can take away and implement in their business to help them operationalize NFV and commercialize virtualized services.

Location:

Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf
Speditionstrasse 19
Dusseldorf,  Germany, 40221
Tel: +49 211 9134 1234

Key Outcomes:

  1. Gain an understanding of what operationalizing NFV involves and how to best address the technical, operational and organizational challenges
  2. Learn best practices for effectively managing hybrid environments with a particular focus on service orchestration
  3. Discover the new revenue opportunities resulting from NFV operationalization and learn how to commercialize virtualized services
  4. Gain insight into what their peers have learnt from the workshop and how they expect NFV to develop over the next 5 years.

Who Should Attend:  

  • Communication Service Providers

How the Summit Works:

  • In advance of the Summit, each participant will be asked to complete a brief survey to capture their view on the key topics of discussion.
  • The workshop sessions are then shaped through consultation with speakers and also based on the results of the pre-event survey.
  • The Summit will be held in a meeting room with tables set cabaret style.
  • Each table will include a table host who will be responsible for facilitating discussion and leading group exercises.

All information shared during the session will take place under the Chatham House Rule, meaning, anything disclosed in the room is non-attributable.

This complimentary event is invitation only. Seats are limited so please contact Nigel Yeates to request an invitation. This summit is for Communication Service Providers only.

Agenda:

This complimentary event is invitation only. Seats are limited so please contact Nigel Yeates to request an invitation. This summit is for Communication Service Providers only.

Thursday, March 30th

8:00 AM

Hospitality Breakfast

09:00 AM

Opening Presentation

This presentation will introduce the structure and flow of the following workshop sessions in the wider context of how operators can leverage NFV to evolve new business models, what steps operators are taking internally, with the help of experience partners, to maximize the commercialization potential of NFV,

SPEAKERS: Barry Graham, Senior Program Director – Agile IT, TM Forum and Ari Banerjee, VP Strategy, Netcracker

 

10:00 AM

WORKSHOP #1: Operationalize SDN/NFV at Scale

This session will explore what kind of new flexible and dynamic business models and innovation opportunities NFV is bringing to the market and how NFV can be used to improve existing business models through greater agility, faster time-to-market and cooperation with third parties. Delegates will learn how to operationalizing SDN/NFV at scale to drive innovation and introduce profitable new business models.

Robert Schwegler, Vice President & Chief Architect Infrastructure Cloud, Deutsche Telekom

10:30 AM

Morning Break and Refreshments

10:50 AM

Workshop #1 continued

Outcome: delegates to get an understanding of what operationalizing NFV involves and how to best address the technical, operational and organizational challenges. They will gain an understanding of how they can leverage their virtualized networks to create new and improve existing business models to meet the demands for dynamism, agility and adaptability of their B2B and B2C clients.

11:30 AM

Pitch backs and Q&A

12:30 PM

Networking Luncheon

1:30 PM

WORKSHOP #2: Accelerate revenue growth with SDN/NFV

This session will explore how NFV improves the agility to launch new innovative services and accelerates time to market, allowing operators to stay ahead of their competition. Through operator case studies and roundtable discussions, delegates will learn what steps they should take internally to launch and commercialize new services, how to engage with their end customers and how to mitigate the impact NFV will have on their downstream systems. 

MODERATOR: Barry Graham, Senior Program Director – Agile IT, TM Forum

CASE STUDY SPEAKER: Andreas Meyer, Lead, Offer Management, AT&T

2:00 PM

WORKSHOP #2 continued

40 Mins Exercise and pitch backs
Outcome: This workshop will provide delegates with real-life insights into how NFV enables the agile development and launch of innovative and profitable new services and provide guidance on how to simplify operations and enable efficient service orchestration, management and fulfillment.

3:00 PM

Refreshment Break

3:20 PM

Discussion Session

In this session, delegates will discuss their takeaways from the workshop and how they might apply newly gained insights to further drive the commercialization of NFV within their companies.

Outcome: The wrap-up session will give delegates the opportunity to exchange insights gained during the workshop as well as share their thoughts on the future of NFV. 

MODERATOR: Barry Graham, Senior Program Director – Agile IT, TM Forum

4:30 PM

Moderator Wrap and Close

Brief discussion on Forum resources to help address issues.

Barry Graham, Senior Program Director – Agile IT, TM Forum

5:00 PM

Networking and Drinks Reception


The invitation only event is designed for communication service providers only. Interested parties should contact Hugh Hall to receive their complimentary invitation subject to availability.