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3rd Annual Rich Communication Services
Bringing together major carriers from North America, including AT&T, Rogers and T-Mobile USA, with international operators such as Telstra and Orange, RCS summit in 2015 will provide you with a focused event on rich communications at CTIA Super Mobility 2015. This is your opportunity to step away from the hustle and bustle of the main event and meet with the key players in this market at the only RCS focused event in North America.
The innovative one-day program will bring together the entire RCS ecosystem including telecom carriers, industry analysts, key industry associations, OEMs, third party application developers and the vendor community to provide a comprehensive overview of the market. The content will be specifically focused on, and dedicated to, showcasing real use cases and best practice scenarios for monetizing RCS and quickly launching new services.
THE STATE OF RCS IN THE US AND ACROSS THE GLOBE– OPERATOR PERSPECTIVES
Chairman’s Opening Remarks (with business cards exchange)
Speaker: Mike Roberts, Principal Analyst & Head of Americas, Informa Telecoms & Media
US OPERATOR KEYNOTE: Building and rolling out IoT applications: Lessons learnt
Speaker: Mobeen Khan, AVP, Industrial IoT Solutions, AT&T
|11:30 AM||INTERNATIONAL OPERATOR KEYNOTE: The Shift to Apps – Following the Volumes
|12:00 PM||Network Enabled Services – IMS/RCS-based Services Open Up New Business Opportunities Across All Sectors
|12:20 PM||IMS Beyond VoLTE: Experience first-hand demonstrations on IMS networks
INTERACTIVE INTERVIEW SESSION (Q&A)
Session led by conference chair
|1:00 PM||Networking Lunch|
|2:00 PM||RCS DEMO
Any attendee can sign up to present their RCS product or service that they are developing or have launched, within a minimum amount of time on stage (2mins).
CARVING OUT THE SHAPE AND FORM OF RCS IN THE US MARKET
|2:30 PM||Panel debate: RCS as an app or embedded into devices?
Julien Hodara, VP Corporate and Business Development, Orange
Andrew Scott, GM Innovation & Strategy – Wireless, Telstra
Erin Milandin, Sr. Product Manager – RCS/ViLTE, T-Mobile
Phil Kendall, Executive Director – Wireless Operator Strategies, Strategy Analytics
|3:00 PM||RCS and Unified Communications: Revolutionizing How We Communicate
|3:30 PM||Networking Break – "WE BULIT THIS SERVICE ON IMS" – Towards all-IP based services|
Developing devices made for RCS, VoLTE, ViLTE and more advanced features
Speaker: Zhinan Zhou, Senior Manager, Supporting IMS/RCS Services, Samsung
|4:20 PM||Learnings from our VoLTE launch and future development
Rich communication strategy break-out discussions – How to move forward with more real RCS deployments?
Groups are formed in the conference room, each with their own topic to discuss or debate. Expert facilitators lead each group. Each group reports back on their findings and summary at the end of the session. Hand-outs and flip charts are available to facilitators, no PPT slides.
Speaker: Larry Baziw, Senior Director, Wireless Product Development, Rogers
Speaker: Christoph Goertz, Senior Consultant, Detecon International
Speaker: Phil Kendall, Executive Director – Wireless Operator Strategies, Strategy Analytics
Panel discussion: Future communication services – What can we expect?
|5:50 PM||Chair’s closing remarks|
|6:00 PM||Close of conference|
FREE for carriers! (Contact [email protected] to qualify)
Please note: This is a partner hosted event that requires the Super Pass or can be purchased a la carte during the registration process.
Purchasing this event a la carte or by registering for the Super Pass does INCLUDE admission to the exhibit floor, all CTIA keynote sessions and free partner events. Please see the registration page for details.
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