3rd Workshop, India-EU ICT Standardisation Collaboration  

Date: Thursday, 11 Feb 2016

Venue: Lecture Room 1, India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi


Schedule Agenda
09:00 AM – 9:30 AM Registration
09:30 AM – 10:00 AM An overview of project, “India-EU ICT Standardization collaboration” by Mr. Andreas Sommer

Inaugural Address by Shri. R K Pathak, DDG (IC)- DoT

India-EU ICT standardization collaboration: A way forward by Dr. Klaus Pendl

10:00 AM -10:20 AM Tea Break
10:20 AM -10:40 AM Session 1: EMF modeling and profiling in 5G specific use cases


Dr. Vinosh James (TSDSI SG1WG3 Chair)

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM Session 2: radio/spectrum challenges in Europe/India for 4G/5G deployment (including license conditions)


Mr. Sandeep Gupta (Airtel, Member, TSDSI)

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM ETSI strategic agenda, “interesting days for standardization” by Luis Jorge Romero
11:00 AM – 11:40 PM Session 3:  Spectrally efficient systems in 5-32 GHz including mmWave and Massive MIMO/ Licensed assisted access for 5G bandSpeaker:

Dr. Kiran Kuchi (TSDSI SG1 Chair)

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM Session 4: Broadband public safety communication*


Mr. Babu Narayanan (CeWiT, Member-TSDSI)

12:00 PM – 12:20 PM Session 5: Energy efficiency standardisation path for existing 4G and upcoming 5G technologies.


Mr. Ashwani Kumar (TSDSI EE Chair)

12:20 PM – 12:35 PM Summary – Session [Key Take-aways]
12:35 PM – 01:00 PM Invited talk by Shri. N Sivasailam (Additional Secretary, DoT)
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 02:40 PM  1. How (and why) ETSI responds to EU policy priorities by Margot Dor

2. India-EU ICT collaboration on standardisation, what is at stake?

– ETSI view

– EC and/or TSDSI view

02:40 PM – 03:00 PM Tea Break
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM 3. What we should expect from the project-and do with it

Debate with participants, moderated by Luis Jorge Romero and Prof. Karandikar, EC or TSDSI

– Kickstart debate w/viewpoint ETSI

– Viewpoint EC and TSDSI

– Alignment of ICT standards, what can be realistically expected and worked for?

– 5G, ITS, and NFV/SDN + security as a “horizontal”: organizing and optimizing collaboration

– Cooperation on legislative and policy issues

The project ecosystem who should we reach out to?

04:00 PM – 04:15 PM Concluding remarks by TSDSI and ETSI DG

*Sequence of topics and/or topics may get changed later.
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