5G – Accelerating IoT

Event Details

- 17:00
Thu, March 5 2020
- Thu, March 5 2020

This event has been postponed due to uncertainty around the Covid-19 virus.  We will confirm details once we have rescheduled.

Conference 5G – Accelerating IoT


David Baker, Master Engineer at Ericsson

Title: 5G networks: enabling the IoT revolution

Contents: Smart products and solutions fueled by the Internet of Things will soon touch every aspect of our lives. Smart cities, wearables, medical devices, vehicles, and many more IOT devices will provide new services and capabilities, all of them enabled by 5G networks.  In this talk we will discuss how key 5G functionality such as low latency and ultra-reliable communications, network function virtualization, network slicing, beamforming and edge computing will allow the potential of IoT to be realized.

Bio: David Baker is a Master Engineer in the Ericsson PDU OSS Systems and Technology team in Athlone. David joined Ericsson in 2008 and has worked in a variety of roles, including systems analysis, product ownership and software development for the management of telecommunications networks ranging from 2G to 5G. Since 2017 his primary focus has been on delivering Ericsson’s software for rollout and management of 5G networks around the world.

Eoin Carroll, Technical Curriculum Developer, Infrastructure, Google Cloud at Google

Ronan Guilfoyle – Amazon Web Services, Solutions Architect Manager

As a Solutions Architect Ronan helps customers of all shapes and sizes adopt cloud computing as part of their transformation journey.  Though this is often a technology conversation the most important focus is always on bringing innovation to the business. 

Ronan has been working in IT and telecoms for 20 years and has been with Amazon Web Services for last 6 years, constantly playing with new technology and trying not to break anything valuable.

John Landy Round Table discussion mediator John is a leader in Systems and Technology at Ericsson. In his 20-year career at Ericsson, John has held a number of technical leadership roles, including head product owner for the Community-Developed Software project, which introduced Inner Source software development to the Ericsson. As well as participating in numerous industry and academic events in Ireland, John has spoken at OSCON and given a number of keynotes to the Inner Source Commons.  He also contributed to the O’Reilly 2018 publication “Adopting Inner Source”.  John is currently leading the Ericsson Digital Service Data Strategy and  helping establish an Ericsson Data Office.

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