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5G Bootcamp – Day One

The 5G Bootcamp is for new businesses and established SMEs who are working in the creative sector. The programme will help you understand the transformational benefits of 5G. With its lightning-fast speeds, low latency, and almost endless capacity, 5G makes your proposition even more compelling.

About this event

Day one is a virtual event.

You will learn:

  • What 5G is
  • How 5G works and what makes it special
  • Why 5G is such a great fit for any type of creative business where customer experience is everything

This 2 day bootcamp will put you you ahead of your competitors, giving you access to 5G connectivity and creative industry experts.

At the end of the 2 days you will be awarded with a ‘5G Ready Certificate’ underscoring your knowledge and insight gained from the course.

The programme is split over 2 days: Wednesday & Thursday 9 & 10 March 10am til 4pm with plenty of short breaks and collaborative networking opportunities. The event will be held online and include 5G demo experiences.

Agenda

Hello & Networking

Introductions

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Q&A

Explainer
Kevin Hegerty, WM5G Network Lead

Immersive Experiences and 5G
Michael Quintana, Sony Startup Acceleration Program Europe
Phil Charnock, Draw & Code Immersive Experiences Studio

Connected Forest
Callum Jones, Digital Engagement Officer at Nottinghamshire County Council

5G Innovators Showcase
WM5G 5G showcase, see industry and world firsts, with over 40 projects tried, tested & validated using the enabling powers of 5G

Creating your own 5G Use Case – Getting Started
Facilitated help with the WM5G team

The Future of Entertainment & The Role of Digital
Industry Leaders Panel includes: James Hunter Jackson, CIO, The NEC Group, Oli Hills, CEO Nonsensical TikTok marketing agency, Paul Tomkins, Tech & Digital Advisor Midlands Department for International Trade, & other guests.

Wrap up and get ready for day two

Register your attendance.

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ERDF Funding

Qualifying SMEs definition: The category of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is made up of enterprises which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding EUR 50 million, and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding EUR 43 million. Businesses must be registered in England.

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