Transforming utility telecom departments to drive the migration to MPLS networks and maximise grid security, reliability and visibility
25-27 February 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Conference Day 1 Tuesday 25 February 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Opening address from the chair
09:00Transitioning from TDM to PSN – leveraging advanced utility telecom technologies to ensure secure, reliable and flexible connection within the evolving grid
09:45Telecom Department Profile – raising the profile of the telecoms department on the organisational agenda to accelerate the roll out of advanced telecom networks across all grid domains
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00 Keynote Panel: Securing Investment – building a robust business case to gain instant board approval and secure ongoing investment to support the expansion and development of telecom networks
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00Diversifying the telecom workforce - defining the range of skills required of telecom engineers and power engineers as telecommunication networks expand and developing an in-house training programme to support their needs
14:45Migrating to IP-MPLS – establishing the roadmap for designing and configuring a resilient and scalable IP-MPLS system across the network
15:30Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:00Leveraging 5G – fully leveraging ultra-low latency 5G capabilities and understanding how this can be applied to PTP distribution over wireless communication infrastructure
16:45Cybersecurity – ensuring advanced prevention and detection systems are upgraded in alignment with your telecom network transformation
  • Bas Kruimer
    Bas Kruimer
    Business Director Intelligent Networks & Communication, DNV GL
17:30Roundtable discussions
19:00Networking Reception
20:30End of Day One