5G has been forecast to have an impact as profound as electricity. Whilst there is a degree of hype within that statement, the attention and investment focused on 5G, globally and in the UK, indicates the level of transformation that 5G development will facilitate across business and industry
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SPEAKERS:

Guy Matthews CGI IT UK Ltd

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AGENDA:

18:30 Registration and networking
19:00 Talk commences
There will be an interval of 15 minutes at a suitable point and 30-45 minutes for questions and discussion before we finish.
21:00 Close
tea & coffee will be provided

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SYNOPSIS:

But what is 5G, and why will it have such an impact?

The presentation will cover:
• What 5G is and what it isn’t
• The key facets of 5G that allow it to act as an enabler of change across vertical markets and the adoption of new emerging technologies
• 5G development – where we are, how we got here and where we are going
• 5G internationally
• 5G in the UK – enabling Connected Communities – including an overview of the large scale government 5G programmes
• What a 5G programme looks like – the consortia approach and role of an SI
• Examples of 5G use cases to highlight the level of change 5G brings
• What this means for IT professionals and the career opportunities as 5G is implemented

Followed by an open Q&A session covering all of the above areas.


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SPEAKERS BIOGRAPHIES:

Guy Matthews
With over two decades in client-side roles focused on data as an organisational asset and its exploitation, Guy leads developments for CGI in 5G, smart cities and immersive tech, helping our clients implement these and other emerging technologies in economically sustainable programmes.

Andrew Palmer
With over three decades experience in IT, Telecoms, TV and Media, Andrew provides thought leadership and thought technical consultancy for CGI in mobile telecoms, 5G, smart cities and IoT, helping clients to understand how they can benefit from these technologies and how best to implement them in customer-centric and economically sustainable programmes.

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FEES:
BCS Members £5 plus VAT, plus booking fees.
Non-Members £10 Plus VAT, plus booking fees.

Bookings close 23.59 on 19th JUNE 
REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS:
Refunds up to 7 days before event, otherwise, name substitutions will be allowed after this date.

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.

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THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
This event is bought to you by the BCS Berkshire Branch - https://www.bcs.org/category/14631

5G - Connected Communities and its impact on Industry & IT - Berkshire Branch
Date and time
20 June, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
CGI IT UK Ltd
250 Brook Drive
Green Park
Reading
England
RG2 6UA
Price
This event is sold out