AGENDA – Defining Smart Networks to Maximise Quality of Experience for OTT Applications

November 21st 2013 – Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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09:00 Welcome
Gary Jones – Chairman of the Board, OMA – Watch Now
09:05 OTT services in context – What’s happening, who’s involved and how can we improve a consumers quality of experience?
Bob Bergman – President at Southwest Management Technology, LLC – Watch Now
09:25 Service Layer (r)evolution: a disruptive threat or an innovative opportunity
Camillo Carlini – Telecom Italia – Watch Now
09:45 Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Service
Han Zuidweg – Huawei – Watch Now
10:05 Panel discussion
Bob Bergman, Camillo Carlini, Han Zuidweg – What strategies are in place to meet the future requirements of carriers and developers
– What opportunities and threats exist in opening up enablers for OTT services? – Watch Now
10:30 – Break
10:50 Evolution of de facto APIs and their uptake
Brian Mullen – Twilio – Watch Now
11:10 Carrier APIs – do they offer more or less than 3rd parties?
Bryan Sullivan – AT&T – Watch Now
11:30 API Tradeoffs – A Vendor’s Perspective
Shannon Chevier – IMSWorkX – Watch Now
11:50 Network operator API monetization and disruption
Michel Burger – Apigee – Watch Now
12:10 Lessons from the coal face – what it is like to use carrier APIs
Frank Creede – PDV Connect – Watch Now
12:30 Panel discussion
Brian Mullen, Bryan Sullivan, Shannon Chevier, Michel Burger, Frank Creede – The good and bad of standardised APIs
– Defacto APIs
– Best practices for creating new APIs
– What is missing right now and what is needed? – Watch Now
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 What else for OTT services?
14:05 Leveraging Smart Networks for OTT Partnerships
John Wilmes – TM Forum – Watch Now
14:25 How simple authentication can improve an OTT service
Rajiv Dholakia – Nok Nok Labs (FIDO Alliance) – Watch Now
14:45 API Security (via remote link)
Mark O’Neill – Axway – Watch Now
15:05 Panel discussion – John Wilmes, Rajiv Dholakia, Thomas Herbst (Silver Springs Networks), Mario Proietti (Location Smart) – Watch Now
15:30 – Break
16:00 Panel discussion on conclusions – All speakers – Moderated by Tim Haysom
– Extending OTT services
– What holds them back?
– Industry standards and Defacto standards
– Do standards increase innovation?
– Working with others (FIDO, IPSO, TM Forum) – Watch Now
16:30 Review of the day and next stepsWatch Now
17:00 Close and Networking
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