May 3rd, 2018 - Hilton Munich Airport

CONNECT CONFERENCE –

THE FUTURE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS

AND SERVICES 2018

be part of the future

SEE IN OUR EVENT FILM HOW GREAT THIS YEARS CONNECT CONFERENCE WAS

OUTSTANDING SHOWCASES WERE PRESENTED

speakerS

Cayetano Carbajo Martín

CTO Telefónica

Germany GmbH & Co. OHG

Howy Shu


Senior Director, Head of 5G Wireless Connectivity HUAWEI Technologies

Walter Goldenits

CTO Telekom

Deutschland GmbH

Dr. Eric Kuisch


CTO Vodafone Germany

Heinz Herren


CIO/CTO Swisscom AG

Hamid-Reza Nazeman


Country Manager for Germany and Central Europe, Qualcomm Communications GmbH

Stefan Koetz


Chairman of the

Management Board, Ericsson Germany

Thorsten Robrecht


Vice President Vertical Network Slices, Nokia


Ralf Lenninger


Executive Vice

President Business Unit Intelligent

Transportation Systems, Continental AG

Dieter Vorbeck


CTO Unitymedia

Dr. Hermann Rodler


CTO M-net

Telekommunikations GmbH

Dr. Michael Opitz


Head of TIME Practice Central Europe, Arthur D. Little GmbH


Dr. Bruno Jacobfeuerborn


CEO Deutsche

Funkturm GmbH, CEO

Comfortcharge GmbH

Hartmut Kremling


Consultant Kremling.Net

Prof. Gerhard Fettweis


Vodafone Chair

Professor, TU Dresden

Dr. Heinrich Lücken


Head of Connectivity Consulting,

P3 communications GmbH

Jochen Mezger


Member of the Manage- ment Board, Head of Network Technologies, IRT


Prof. Christian Stein


Schwerpunktleitung Ar- chitekturen des Wissens, Cluster of Excellence Humboldt-

Universität zu Berlin

Prof. Christian Stein


Schwerpunktleitung Ar- chitekturen des Wissens, Cluster of Excellence Humboldt-

Universität zu Berlin

Giorgio Koppehele


Co-founder of MAGIC HORIZONS


CONNECT CONFERENCE - THEMATIC CONCEPT

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

FIXED NETWORK

CONNECT@CAR

SIDE STORIES

-Status 5G - Where are we today?

-Business cases - How does 5G earn money?

-Infrastructure - Who builds the network?

-Hardware - How important is the smartphone?

-Narrowband IoT - Do we connect everything with everything?

-Services - Which applications save us from the bitpipe ghost?

-Nothing gained nothing lost? Challenges on the way to 5G

-Speed without limit? How much bandwidth do we need (and when)?

-Fibre or cable? Who is in the lead?

-Applications - What do we need 1GB/s for?

-One way street - Does only 5G lead to autonomous driving?

-Service in the car - in-app purchases 2.0?

-The role of the supply industry - The idea generator of the automotive industry?

-The car 2025 - What are the next steps?

-Competition from China - Everything faster?

-AR, VR, AI in context - networks and connect@car

-Safety 360° (data, theft, system security)

-Chances for SMEs

-The virtual car showroom

Dirk Waasen, publishing manager, and Marc-Oliver Bender, editor-in-chief at connect, announcing the connect conference 2018

REVIEW OF THE CONNECT CONFERENCE 2017

The motto of the big industry gathering was 'the future of telecommunications and services'. See here for a review and numerous expert interviews!


On June 1st, 2017, connect once again brought together many of the big names in the mobile communications industry in Munich to take a look at the future of telecommunications. In a series of lectures and panel discussions network operators and representatives from industry and research spoke about the new mobile communications standard 5G and the new technical possibilities that accompany it.


The connect event took place in the Ten Towers in Munich. Watch the video review here - that was the connect conference 2017!

The connect conference 2017 in Munich.

connect conference 2017: interview with Cayetano Carbajo Martín

Cayetano Carbajo Martín, CTO Telefonica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG, gave the keynote on the topic "The new Telefónica network and its impact for the future rollout of 5G".

connect conference 2017: interview with Michael Reinartz

Michael Reinartz, Bereichsleiter Innovation - Vodafone Deutschland, talked about "Innovationen als Treiber für die Gigabit-Gesellschaft".

All further interviews with the speakers can be found here

partners of the connect conference 2018

WEKA MEDIA PUBLISHING GmbH - Richard-Reitzner-Allee 2 - 85540 Haar near Munich - Germany

managing directors:  Kurt Skupin ∙ Wolfgang Materna