GSMA Autonomous Network Forum

How the autonomous network are empowering the digital transformation for the vertical industries.

*GSMA Autonomous Network Forum*

GSMA Autonomous Network Forum

The Autonomous Network Forum, organized by GSMA in partnership with Huawei, is a new and elevated program at MWC Barcelona to highlight the development and future outlook in network automation. This forum will create a platform where key players can meet influential industry leaders from around the world who are driving the autonomous network partnership with operators, government, academia, telecom operator, policy maker and the private sectors.

June 29th, Tuesday


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GSMA Autonomous Network Forum Agenda

09:00- 09:10 Welcome and Introduction

Host- Henry Calvert, Head of Network, GSMA

09:10 - 09:30 inc Q&A Presentation 1- From Proof of Concept to Real World Deployment

Session discoveries: From the operators’ perspective, although many pilots are emerging in autonomous network, what are the key challenges at the technology level and/or at the strategic level need to be addressed to take AN to scale?

Mallik Rao, Chief Technology and Information Officer, Telefónica Deutschland

09:30- 09:45 Presentation 2- China Unicom's Research and Practice on Autonomous Network

Xiongyan Tang, Vice President, China Unicom Research Institute

09:45- 10:05 inc Q&A Presentation 3- Network Autonomous in 5G

Daisy Zhu, VP of Wireless Marketing, Huawei

10:05-10:30 inc Q&A Presentation 4- 3GPP Management and orchestration for Autonomous Network Level

3GPP Working Group SA5 Chair will introduce the work of standardization in 3GPP, specifically covering the Release 17 work on Management and Orchestration related to autonomous networks.

Thomas Tovinger, 3GPP SA5 Chair

10:30-10:50 inc Q&A Presentation 5- Enabling Autonomous Network with AI-Driven Closed-Loop Automation

Marvin Fang, Deputy Director, Global OSS Solution, Whale Cloud International

10.50-11.00: Closing Remarks

Host: Henry Calvert Head of Network, GSMA