Nov. 13–14, 2014 – Berlin, Germany

Day 2, 14 November 2014 - Conference: “Smart Communication Platforms for Emerging Smart Cities”

8:00 Registration


Opening & Keynote

Welcome: Manfred Hauswirth, Fraunhofer FOKUS/TU Berlin, Germany

Opening: Thomas Magedanz, Fraunhofer FOKUS/TU Berlin, Germany

Keynote: Platforms to enable innovation with SDN, NFV, and Cloud 
Guru Parulka, Stanfort University, USA

Session 1 - 9:30 - 11:00

Broadband Access Convergence in Smart Cities: Evolution Path to 5G based on SDN and NFV

Chair: Hans Joachim Einsiedler, Telekom, Germany
    • 5G – Prospects, Challenges and the Roadmap to become Reality /
      Rahim Tafazolli, University of Surrey, UK
    • The S-factor in SDN: How to exploit the Software aspect of SDN and NFV
      Pedro A. Aranda Gutiérrez, Telefonica I+D, Spain
    • Cloud meets Networks /
      Volker Sebastian, Vodafone GmbH, Germany

    11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break / Demos

    Session 2 - 11:30 - 12:45

    H2H in Smart Cities: Virtualised EPC/IMS/RCS/VoLTE vs. WebRTC and OTT Communications

    Kurt Tutschku, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

    • NFV experiences from Deutsche Telkom /
      Franz Seiser, Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany
    • Virtual and Real Challenges when Launching VoLTE and RCS /
      Karsten Schröder, Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG, Germany
    • Experiences with IMS deployment and future perspectives /
      Thorsten Waschkeit, Kabel Deutschland, Germany

    12:45 - 13:30 Lunch break / Demos

    13:30 - 14:00

    Chair: Thomas Magedanz, Fraunhofer FOKUS/TU Berlin, Germany

    • Gil Rosen, Deutsche Telekom, Germany
    • Joel Bacquet, European Commission, Belgium
    • Volker Sebastian, Vodafone GmbH, Germany
    • Bjørn Remseth, Telenor Digital, Norway
    • Chip Eliott, Raytheon BBN, USA
    Session 3 - 14:00 - 15:15

    M2M in Smart Cities: Internet of Things as Key Driver of innovative Smart City Services

    Chair: Phuoc Tran-Gia, University Würzburg, Germany

    • Cloud-based ICT Platforms and Virtualized Networks for flexible Ecosystem enablement within Smart Cities
      Percy Ott, Cisco, Germany
    • From M2M/IoT towards Smart Cities in Indonesia /
      Sigit Hadi Prayoga, PT Telekomunikasi, Indonesia
    • IoT Ecosystem perspective – the next step in IoT innovation and take-up
      Peter Friess, European Commission Brussels, Belgium

    15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break / Demos

    Session 4 - 14:45 - 17:15

    Smart Cities as Future Internet Showcase become Reality: Best Practices from around the World

    Chair: Serge Fdida,Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Sorbonne University, LIP6 Laboratory & LINCS, France

    • Global Smart City Market – A $1.5 Trillion Market Opportunity by 2020
      Archana Amarnath, Frost & Sullivan, UK
    • Smart City Prototyping in the US: Experiences from the IGNITE Program /
      Glenn Ricart, US IGNITE, USA
    • FIWARE2FICore: Smart City Prototyping based on Future Internet enablers
      Thomas Michael Bohnert, ZHAW, Switzerland 

    17:15 - 17:30 closing and Farewell