5G DevOps Seminar

Day 2 - 22 April 2020


As part of DevOps2020 Eficode's 5G DevOps team is running an online 5G DevOps Seminar, focusing on Business and Technology challenges of 5G deployment and automation. The seminar brings together the 5G business and technology players: Communication Service Providers, Over The Top Players, Vendors and Standardization bodies to share their transformation insights.

5G introduces a number of operational challenges and new opportunities to save cost which both can be addressed by DevOps. The SW delivery improvements in DevOps culture, process and automation will improve time to market and customer satisfaction for Telco industry players. DevOps is and will be at the heart of 5G transformation.


09:00 - 09:10

Welcome session by Sami Anttila, VP, 5G DevOps, Eficode

09:10 - 09:45

5G Business Goes DevOps
Keynote Speaker: Marko Seikola, Head of Telecom Core & Cloud, Finland & Baltics, Ericsson

09:50 - 10:25

The journey to T-Shaped DevOps
Keynote Speaker: Timm-Tobias Egelhof & Sascha Schaerich, Deutsche Telekom

10:30 - 11:05

Fire and water; on business relations between startups and telcoes. (And a bit about DevOps, too)
Keynote Speaker: Ilkka Kaikuvuo, Business Angel, Investor, Wannabe

11:10 - 11:45

Keynote: 5G DevOps standardization talk - ETSI Standards and development activities: enabling Telco DevOps
Keynote Speaker: Michele Carignani, Technical Officer, Centre for Testing and Interoperability, ETSI

11:50 - 12:25

Keynote: 5G DevOps BIZ talk - Get ready for 5G: prepare an adaptive and resilient organization.
Keynote Speaker: Khaoula Slaoui Thibout, Head of Strategy and Innovation at Orange International Networks

12:25 - 12:45

Quick Lunch - grab a sandwich

12:45 - 13:20

Keynote: 5G DevOps Standardization talk - Devops considerations for a commercial boundary: ETSI NFV GR TST 010
Keynote Speaker: Pierre Lynch, chair of the TST Working Group at ETSI NFV ISG

13:25 - 14:00

You can run but you can’t hide from it, Edge Cloud is here, now!
Keynote Speaker: Adrian Peret, Chief Architect Cloud, Nokia

14:05 - 14:40

Radio access networks – the final frontier of DevOps?
Keynote Speaker: Jarno Niemelä, Head of Mobile Access Technology, Elisa

14:45 - 15:20

Keynote: 5G DevOps TECH talk - Provide inclusive AI, bringing AI everywhere
Keynote Speaker: Dr Sun Le, Senior Product Manager at Huawei Intelligent Computing

15:20 - 15:30

Coffee break - (DIY in your kitchen)

15:30 - 16:20

Panel discussion with speakers - 5G DevOps Challenges and solutions in business and technology

16:20 - 16:30

Closing words by Heikki Hämäläinen, Head of Growth, Eficode

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