Opening Keynote

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Industry is about to change the world—Again

5G Campus Networks for the next generation of connectivity and sensing

Nokia believes that digital automation and associated wave of innovation technologies like autonomous vehicles, AR/VR, Sensor Networks with industrial IoT devices, robotics and analytic systems will drive significant productivity and efficiency gains within industry verticals.

The Key Note strives to bridge the presence into the 5G future for industry and tells about Nokia’s own challenges to achieve the Conscious factory of the future. What opportunities are nowadays present with dedicated campus networks or by allocation of a local frequency in Germany. How does the Internet of Things and analytics as well as artificial intelligence contribute to productivity gain in the factory. Nokia enriches the Industry’s toolbox with learnings for a reference architecture that brings structure, practicality and simplicity to the complex industrial environment.

In this Key Note, we address digitalization in manufacturing, new ways of modular production lines and new modes of working and quality assurance.

The Key Note offers examples and hands on information for Q&A and further networking discussion.

Markus Fessler
Head of Digital Operation and Digital Innovation Lead, Nokia Operations

Markus joined Nokia Business Services (NBS) to embrace business process transformation, rethink business models in the Supply Chain and to apply agile methodologies to customer businesses. His main focus is the automation of process steps and the digitization of complete value chains.

Prior to Global Operations, he held various positions in the Business Group Mobile Networks and in Sales. Markus is an evangelist in Radio Communication Networks and advised network operators in Middle East, India and Asia on technology and platform migration. He is a frequently requested speaker to National Operators and Government bodies. He is passionate about Industrial Communication for factories, IoT sensing and 5G use cases that create value for people and improve productivity in enterprises.

Markus has a background in telecommunication, transportation and safety systems. He presents solutions based on his hands-on experience in communication networks deployment and proposes new approaches to secure benefits for rural areas.

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