As part of the TM Forum Open Digital Architecture program, Telstra is pleased to announce the third in a series of workshops with TM Forum. Onsite is now SOLD OUT, but you can register to attend virtually.

The first workshop focused on simplifying OSS/BSS and network architectures and what service providers and vendors were doing. The summary can be found here.

The second workshop looked at what the industry and standards organisations were doing in support of OSS and Networks for the Future transformations. The summary can be found here.

This 3rd workshop focuses on transformation challenges and strategies from the CEO, CIO, IT, Network Domains and Subject Matter Experts. The workshop will provide survey results, and case studies around digital maturity and transformation, platform economy, automation, consumption and virtualization.

Date: March 19th – Telstra Customer Insight Centre (CIC), 1/242 Exhibition St, Melbourne

We are also holding this workshop in Sydney on March 21st if you want to attend this day click here


  • 8:30 Welcome & registration 
    • Guy Lupo (Network Transformation, Telstra)
  • 9:00 Introduction
    • Karim Nejaim (Product Engineering Executive, Telstra)
    • Michael Lawrey (Board Member, Former Chairman, TM Forum)
  • 9:30 Customer self-service driving BSS transformation & automation
    • John Abraham (Principal Analyst, Digital Transformation, Analysys Mason) 
  • 10:00 Digital Transformation survey results – Who is doing what
    • Mark Newman (Chief Analyst, TM Forum)
  • 10:30 Digital Maturity Assessment – Why you need it
    • Ken Dilbeck (VP Collaborative R&D, TM Forum)
  • 11:00 Break
  • 11:30 Evolution of enterprise infrastructure to PaaS economy  
    • Guy Lupo (Network Transformation, Telstra)
  • 12:00 Network as a Service & Open source
    • Jonathan Mor (Head of NaaS, Telstra)
  • 12:30 Lunch & onsite demo
  • 13:30 Automation opportunities in the network domains 
    • Aaron Eisler (Software Engineering Automation, Telstra)
  • 14:00 Are customer choices leading to commoditization e.g. SD-WAN, 5G slices?
    • Pascal Menezes (CTO, MEF)
    • David Aders (Network Engineering & Planning Principal, Telstra)
  • 15:00 Break
  • 15:30 NFV automation – what are we doing?
    • Diego Lopez (ETSI NFV chair & Telefonica)
    • Mark Sanders (Principal Network Cloud, Telstra)
  • 16:30 Automation challenges in the network domains 
    • Ihab Mahna (Solutions Architect, EXFO)
  • 17:00 Transformation prediction
    • Guy Lupo (Network Transformation, Telstra)
  • 17:30 Networking, TM Forum local 


Reserve your place

Simply complete the short form to confirm your attendance, you will receive an email confirmation.

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Customer Insight Centre, 242 Exhibition St, Melbourne 3000

Tuesday, March 19

Doors open at 8.30am


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