InDiCo is holding a session at the Futurecom Digital Week 2021 for a better awareness of the 5G Advanced Standards among players of ICT-enabled industries in Brazil and to reinforce the cooperation between Europe and Brazil on key digital policies and standardization. Representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Brazil, the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation (MCTI), the Ministry of Telecommunication (MCOM) and of ETSI  will share the Brazilian and European views in the strategic domains of 5G, supported by experts from 3GPP and 5G-ACIA.

On Monday, November 8th , from 13:00 to 14:00 (Brazil Time), 17:00 to 18:00 (Central Europe Time)

This session will be the opportunity to present the benefits of 5G and its latest evolutions (5G Advanced) for applications in vertical domains such as advanced manufacturing, 4.0 agriculture, healthcare, smart and sustainable cities. The session will also highlight how the technology will be a strategic enabler for Brazil's national plan for the Internet of Things, while stressing the need for cooperation in critical areas such as security and privacy as well as support to the green transition.

This session organized by ETSI (European Standards Telecommunications Institute) and the Delegation of the European Union to Brazil will see participation of a panel of experts from the European Union and Brazil and serves to illustrate the further cooperation opportunities in this area within the scope of the EU- Brazil strategic partnership.

Moderator of the session: Carlos Oliveira, Delegation of the European Union to Brazil

13:00 - 13:10 - Official Opening
Ignacio Ybañez, Ambassador of the European Union to Brazil
Artur Coimbra de Oliveira, Telecommunications Secretary - Ministry of Communications (MCom) –  Brazil

13:10 - 13:20 - Presentation | 5G Advanced: A mid-term evolution of 5G, boosting 5G as an enabler for vertical applications
José Luis Almodóvar Chico, Chairman of 3GPP SA1

13:20 - 13:30 - Presentation | 5G Advanced in Brazil: meeting connectivity needs and enabling a national strategic plan for the IoT sectors in Brazil: Agribusiness, E-Health, Intelligent Manufacturing, Intelligent Cities
José Gustavo Sampaio Gontijo, Director of the Department of Science, Technology and Digital Innovation, MCTI – Brazil

13:30 - 13:40 - Presentation | Smart manufacturing - 5G global requirements
Uwe Rueddenklau, 5G-ACIA

13:40 - 13:45  – Way forward and conclusion.
Xavier Piednoir, ETSI


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