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Design & Build: Innovation in Action

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This event is the second in our Supplier & Innovation Roadshow series for 2024, intended to bring the network designers, builders, and operators together with the providers of innovative cutting edge products and services.

This event will look at the design and build process through the lens of the BDUK Project Gigabit programme.

This first event in the series was a great success, and this follow-up, generously hosted the west London base of Mills Limited, will take a deeper look at the established themes. Full programme and speakers coming soon. 

12:30 Registration, Lunch, Networking  
13:15 Introduction & Welcome Rob Leenderts, Hubbub Group
13:20 Keynote: Mills Innovations Jerry Mills, Chairman, Mills
13:35 Panel 1: Operator Needs

James Saunby, Consulting Director Greysky, (Chair)
Paddy Paddison, Non-Executive Director, Wildanet
Paul Thompson, CSO, County Broadband
Dale Regan, Chief Delivery Officer, Connect Fibre


Feedback From the Coalface

Alan Gould, Implementation Engineer, 3GIS
14:05 Fiber Networks: How Do You Choose The Right Path For Monitoring And Decision Making Barry Luff, UK Business Development and Customer Success, Setics
14:15 A Rural Design Case Study

John Tarleton, Sales Director, IQGeo

14:25 Distributed Gigabit Wireless Solutions Antony Holmes, Vice President of Engineering, Cambium
14:35 Panel 2: The Power of Image Data

Ian Job, Head of Business Development, Gaist
Jason Whittam, Sales Director UK Telco Sector, Cyclomedia

14:55 Networking Break  
15:25 Who Left The Back Door Open? –  Appropriate Security! Steve Wintle, Head of Critical Infrastructure, Abloy
15:35 Visual Analysis Automation Using AI Mike Greening, CCO, Inveniam
15:45 Exfo

David Watts, Sales Director EMEA, Exfo

15:55 Network Lifecyle for Consolidation Jeremy Gray, CEO, IX HUB
Joel Pirard, Vice President of Sales, Digpro


16:15 Panel 3: What 3 Things? James Saunby, Consulting Director, Greysky (Chair)
Paddy Paddison, Non-Executive Director, Wildanet
Paul Thompson, CSO, County Broadband
Dale Regan, Chief Delivery Officer, Connect Fibre
16:35 Close  


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Pricing: £75 + VAT per person (for members), £120 + VAT for non-members.

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For any other queries about this INCA event, please contact Gill Williams.

A special thank you to DigproAltnets and 3GIS for sponsoring this event and Mills for their generous assistance in hosting this event at their west London headquarters.

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Event Sponsors

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Digpro logo

If you would like to sponsor this event or one like it please contact Gill Williams.


May 9th, 2024 12:30 PM  to  4:35 PM

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Mills Limited, Unit 8
Zodiac Business Park
High Road, Cowley
United Kingdom
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