How could 5G be used to benefit the environment?
Hosted by Shrewsbury Geospatial Group in collaboration with Wayra, this 2 hour workshop is suitable for businesses and individuals with an interest in 5G for environmental applications.
Although 5G has been around for a few years, the use cases or applications for environmental monitoring are still sparse compared with manufacturing or health. This workshop is an opportunity to introduce and expand your knowledge of 5G, hear from some 5G environmental case studies and stimulate discussion on its potential challenges, benefits and applications.
14:00 – 14:05 – Welcome – Jon Haycox, Chair of Shrewsbury Geospatial Group
14:05 – 14:10 – Introductions and agenda – Pascale Bodevin, CREST
14:10 – 15:15 – 5PRING: West Midlands 5G Accelerator – Hilina Ransom, 5PRING, Wayra
14:15 – 14:55 – What is 5G? Capabilities and use cases – Xhafer Krasniqi, 5PRING, Digital Catapult
14:55 – 15:10 – 10 Q&A
15:10 -15:50 – A series of 10 minute talks discussing environmental applications of 5G:
- 5G RuralDorset – marine applications case study- James Thomas, Jet Engineering System Solutions
- Why use 5G? Discussion on what value 5G can bring to existing technology – Paul Lindop, Smart Rural Coop
- 5G Connected Forest case study – Nick Mellors, ISPB & Taufiq Asyhari, Birmingham City University
- West Mercia 5G project – 4. Dr. Joseph McArdle, University of Chester
15:50 – 16:00 – 10 Q&A
16:00 – 16:20 Next steps, opportunity for further discussion, and networking – Chris Taylor, Connecting Shropshire
CREST@UCS is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
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