ETSI Telecoms Standards Workshop. The future of telecoms standards

Free event

Date: Monday 22 June 2015 (10.00-16.30)

Location: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, London, E1 8GP


Join BSI, ETSI and industry colleagues to learn and network at an event for telecoms industry specialists.

This is your opportunity to discuss with industry experts the latest industry topics relevant to standardization, including 5G and the Radio Equipment Directive, and find out about how influential the UK is in influencing standards development in Europe.

You’ll also discover how best to participate in, consult on and access telecoms standards in the UK and across Europe through BSI and ETSI.


Provisional Agenda

09.30   Registration
10.00  

Opening Remarks

David Bell, Director of Standards Policy, BSI

10.10  

Keynote:Standards in the telecoms sector

Stephen Temple, Founding Chairman of the ETSI Technical Assembly; visiting Professor at the University of Surrey 5G Innovation Centre

10.30  

Telecoms standards in the UK and Europe

Adrian Scrase, Chief Technical Officer, ETSI

11.30  

Morning tea & coffee

11.45  

Hot topic: Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EC. Will you be compliant?

Dr Michael Sharpe, Director, Spectrum and Equipment Regulation, ETSI

12.15  

Q&A

12.30  

Lunch

13.30  

Participation, consultation, accessing standards in the UK and Europe

Ultan Mulligan, Director of Communications, ETSI

James Berry, Technical Policy Manager, BSI

Julie Guthrie, E-Commerce Product Manager, BSI

14.30  

Hot topic: 5G

Adrian Scrase, Chief Technical Officer, ETSI

15.00  

Afternoon tea & coffee

15.15  

Success stories: How the UK influences standards development in Europe

Howard Benn, Head of Standards and Industrial Affairs, Samsung R&D Institute UK
Brian Copsey, Chair, TC Safety Technical Committee 

16.00  

Q&A

16.15  

Closing remarks

David Bell, Director of Standards Policy, BSI

16.30  

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