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The Scotland 5G Centre: Transforming your Business with 5G

April 17, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

*Final tickets released. To join the waiting list email: info@scotland5gcentre.org

5G technology offers more than just improved mobile phone connections. Companies of all sizes across the world are embracing 5G technology to take advantage of the benefits it enables. If you are looking to increase efficiency, reduce costs, improve and future-proof your systems, operations and products, then The Scotland 5G Centre (S5GC) is here to help you unlock the transformational benefits that 5G has to offer.

We invite businesses to join our event and workshops series and hear about our free range of support services and access to state-of-the-art 5G testbeds. You will also find out how 5G is being used in industry, for example within manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, and agriculture to drive efficiencies and cut costs.

Our event comes in 2 parts.

Part 1, is an event on the 17th April 2023, and will provide information and examples of how 5G is transforming businesses as well showing how the Scotland 5G Centre can help.

Part 2, a series of 121 private sessions running from April until September and providing you with the opportunity to have a private consultation with one of our Business Engagement Managers (at your local S5GC innovation) and discuss how you can test the application of 5G to a specific business need or challenge.

Come along to our event on 17th April and discover how 5G can transform your organisation.

What can you expect from the event?

  • Engage with The Scotland 5G Centre and find out how it can help your business
  • Explore the benefits that 5G is bringing across multiple industry sectors and places across the UK.
  • Discover the opportunities available to Scottish Businesses through our free to use S5GConnect Programme and innovation hubs.
  • Preview innovative 5G use cases, that show how 5G is transforming everyday business operations
  • Discuss how we can support your business needs, challenges and opportunities and gain free access to our 5G testbeds

Speakers include:

Craig Pemberton, Senior Innovation Manager, Vodafone UK

Talks about: 5G, Industrial IoT, Mobile Private Networks, OpenRAN, Edge Computing

Craig leads customer-facing innovation projects for Vodafone UK Business, designing PoCs, test-beds and technology demonstrators. With over 20 years in the industry he has held a number of technical and leadership positions and is currently co-creating with clients to explore the full potential of the latest developments in 5G.

Lynsey Brydson, Head of Digital Programmes, BE-ST

Lynsey is head of digital programmes at BE-ST and has worked in the built environment for over a decade. She is a passionate advocate for positive change within the sector with a focus on digital, healthy ageing and equity and inclusion. Her background in working for main contractors means she has a deep understanding of the barriers faced by industry. She is also a board member at Loreburn Housing Association.

Darran Gardner, Business Development Executive, The Data Lab

Darran is an innovation advisor and knowledge exchange professional with experience of working across the private and public sectors. A former business journalist and management consultant, he has over two decades experience of working in Scotland’s tech and business community. At The Data Lab, he heads up the Innovation Centre’s Collaborative Innovation Service, which supports industry collaboration with academia.

Dr Rachael Wakefield, Business Development Manager, CENSIS

At CENSIS, Rachael leads on sensing and imaging applications for the natural environment, including land management and agritech, rural businesses and tourism. After graduating in applied biology and microbiology, Rachael completed a PhD in plant & soil science at Aberdeen University, followed by a post-doctoral career combining historic building materials characterisation and photonics sensing technologies at Robert Gordon University. Rachael is also co-founder of a start-up tech company which developed photonics based sensors for marine and oil and gas applications.

Richard Moore, Principal Policy Advisor, Ofcom

Richard has 30 years’ experience working in technology, policy and regulatory roles in telecoms and media. An engineer by background, he has practical experience of digital infrastructure design and deployment. In Ofcom, he is leading work to understand the radio spectrum requirements of next generation wireless technologies, such as 6G, and understanding how wireless connectivity can facilitate innovation in industry verticals.


April 17, 2023
10:30 am - 3:30 pm


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