Delivering on the promise of Smart Industry through 5G networks

Session Abstract:

5G networks can become the catalyst for realising the potential of Smart Factories and High Value Manufacturing through the enablement of technologies such as extreme automation, augmented reality, AI, ultra-reliable low latency and massive machine type communications.
This talks explores the opportunity 5G brings to our Industries of the future and shares best practices on how to assure we deliver on the promise of 5G.


Stephen Douglas
Solutions and Technical Strategy, Strategic Marketing at Spirent Communications

Stephen works for Spirents strategy organisation helping to define technical direction, new innovative solutions and market leading disruptive technologies. Currently Stephen leads Spirent’s strategic initiatives for 5G, Network Virtualisation and IoT.

With over 20 years’ experience in telecommunications Stephen has been at the cutting edge of next generation technologies and has worked across the industry with multiple Service Providers, Start-Ups and tier 1 NEM’s helping them drive innovation and transformation. Stephen is an ardent believer in connected technology and strives to challenge, blur and break down the silos which prevent innovation and business success.

Session Tags

End-User, Government, Enterprise, Small / Medium Enterprise, OEM

5G, Industry 4.0, IIoT, Automation, Augmented Reality, AI, Time Sensitive Networking, Test, Service Assurance

CxO, VP / Director

Intermediate, Beginner

Manufacturing, Telecom, Industrials