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07-08 Nov, 2018
Converge 2018
Nokia - Murray Hill, USA

We are pleased to host you at the Nokia Converge 2018 event where you will learn more about how key industry changes will impact your business and how Nokia can help you seize these new opportunities.

This is an invitation-only event to executives from our most strategic partners and customers to meet with Nokia senior leaders and our Partners organization so we can share insights and opportunities, and learn how to continue to grow our business together. This 2-day event will also allow you to meet your peers from other leading organizations across telecoms, webscale, systems integration and enterprise domains.

We look forward to seeing you at our Nokia Bell Labs site!

For questions regarding Nokia Converge 2018 please contact the Converge Registration Team

 

Agenda

Wednesday, November 7

12:30 - 17:15
Shuttle from Hilton Short Hills to Nokia Bell Labs

12:30 - 17:30
Registration Open
Nokia Bell Labs

13:00 - 16:00
Bell Labs Future X Lab Tour arranged by Nokia’s Strategic Partnerships team
Nokia Bell Labs

13:00 - 17:00
Partner meetings arranged by Nokia’s Strategic Partnership team
Nokia Bell Labs

17:30
Shuttle departures from Nokia Bell Labs to Hilton Short Hills
Nokia Bell Labs

18:00 - 21:00
Welcome Reception for all participants
Hilton Short Hills
Hosted by Laurent Le Gourrierec - VP Strategic Partnerships

18:15 - 21:00
Go-To-Market Executive Dinner
Transfer to dinner
Hosted by Kathrin Buvac - Chief Strategy Officer

 

Thursday, November 8

07:00 - 08:00
Breakfast Buffet
Hilton Short Hills Hotel - The Pavillon

08:00
Shuttle from Hilton Short Hills to Nokia Bell Labs
Hilton Short Hills

08:00 - 10:00
Registration Open
Nokia Bell Labs

08:45 - 09:00
Welcome
Hamming Innovation Hall
Laurent Le Gourrierec, VP Strategic Partnerships

09:00 - 09:20
Nokia CEO Keynote
Hamming Innovation Hall
Rajeev Suri, CEO

09:20 - 09:35
Nokia CSO Keynote
Hamming Innovation Hall
Kathrin Buvac, CSO

09:35 - 09:50
Q & A session
Hamming Innovation Hall
Audience Q&A with Rajeev and Kathrin
Moderated by Laurent

Thursday, November 8

09:50 - 10:15
Customer Executive Keynote - Verizon
Hamming Innovation Hall
Kyle Malady, Acting Chief Technology Officer, Chief Network Operations Officer

10:15 - 10:45
Partner Executive Keynote - Dell EMC
Hamming Innovation Hall
Joyce Mullen, President, Global Channel, OEM and IoT

10:45 - 11:00
Break
Hamming Innovation Hall

11:00 - 11:30
Nokia Future X
Hamming Innovation Hall
Marcus Weldon, CTO & President, Nokia Bell Labs

11:30 - 12:00
5G update
Hamming Innovation Hall
Tommi Uitto, SVP Global Product Sales, Mobile Networks

12:00 - 12:30
Industrial IoT Exec Panel
Hamming Innovation Hall

12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Oak Room

13:30 - 14:00
Nokia Software
Hamming Innovation Hall
Bhaskar Gorti, President, Nokia Software

14:00 - 14:30
Nokia Global Services
Hamming Innovation Hall
Sanjay Goel, President, Global Services

14:30 - 15:30
Breakouts
Nokia Bell Labs
5G NFV & Edge Cloud, Integration for IoT Solutions, Smart Cities, Energy

15:30 - 15:45
Break
Hamming Innovation Hall

15:45 - 16:15
Nokia CIO and Digital Leader
Hamming Innovation Hall
Ursula Soritsch-Renier, CIO

16:15 - 16:25
Closing
Hamming Innovation Hall.
Laurent Le Gourrierec, VP Strategic Partnerships

16:30 – 19:15
Shuttle departures from Nokia Bell Labs to Hilton Short Hills
Nokia Bell Labs

17:00 - 19:00
Bell Labs Future X Tour arranged by Nokia’s Strategic Partnership team
Nokia Bell Labs

19:00
Dinner

Agenda is subject to change.

 

Venue & Accommodation

Event venue

Nokia Bell Labs
Murray Hill, NJ
600 Mountain Ave
Murray Hill, NJ 07974-0636

Serving as the global headquarters of Bell Labs, the Murray Hill complex occupies 200 acres in central New Jersey, within easy access of international airports and major highways.

Hotel information

Hilton Short Hills
41 John F Kennedy Pkwy
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-0100

 

Transportation

There is a shuttle that will take you from the hotel to the event.

Please arrange your own transportation to and from your arrival airport and the hotel.

Approximate travel times from area airports to Hilton Short Hills:
Newark Airport (EWR) 30-45 minutes
JFK Airport (JFK) 1 hour
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) 1 hour