Agenda

TimeTopicSpeaker
DAY 1 - 16 May, 2018
ChairpersonVicki Livingston, Head of Communications, 5G Americas
08:45 - 09:00WelcomeChris Pearson, President, 5G Americas
09:00 - 09:25KeynoteFCC (invited)
09:25 - 10:30Panel: The Progress of 5G Spectrum and Regulatory Policy MODERATOR: 5G Americas
PANEL:
• IMT- 2020 TBD
José Gustavo S. Gontijo, Director - Department of Science,
Technology and Digital Innovation - MCTIC (Ministry of
Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications)
• European Commission (invited)
• FCC (invited)
10:30 - 10:45Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:05Keynote: The Importance of 5G
Networks: Vision of the 5G Future
Dr. Ron Marquardt, VP of Technology, Sprint
11:05 - 12:05Panel: Global Operator Viewpoints: Regional Visions of the 5G NetworkMODERATOR: Jean-Pierre Bienaime, Secretary General, 5G IA
PANEL:
• Mr. Fengyi Yang, Vice President, China Telecom
Technology Innovation Center
Luciano Leonel Mendes, Research Coordinator of
Radiocommunication Reference Center at Inatel and
Coordinator of the Research Commission at 5G Brazil Project
12:05 - 12:25Keynote: 5G Key Ingredients:
Spectrum and Network
Densification: Creating a Network
for the Future
Neville Ray, CTO, T-Mobile (invited)
12:25 - 12:45Keynote: Preparing for 5G: NFV,
SDN and Multi-Access Edge
Computing
Caroline Chan, VP Data Center Group & GM of 5G
Infrastructure, Intel
12:45 - 13:45Lunch in Exhibition Hall
13:45 - 14:05Keynote: 5G Trials: Lessons Learned for Delivering Next Generation
Services
Dave Wolter, AVP Radio Technology & Strategy, AT&T
14:05 - 15:05Panel: 5G Trials and
Pre-Commercial Launches:
Concrete Results and Lessons
Learned
MODERATOR: Mr. Xinhui Wang, Director, ZTE Corporation
PANEL:
• Dr Chih-Lin I, Chief Scientist, China Mobile
• Brian O’Shaughnessy, SVP & CTO, Converged Networks,
Shaw Communications
• Dr. Didier Bourse, Senior Director, European R&I Programs, Nokia Innovation Steering, Nokia
15:05 - 16:15Panel: 5G Trends and
Collaborations: Regional Trends and
Inter-Regional Cooperation
Activities
MODERATOR: Iain Gillott, iGR Research
• Ms. Zhiqin Wang, Vice President, China Academy of
Information and Communication Technology
Jose Marcos C. Brito, Post-Graduation & Research
pro-director - Inatel & General Secretary of 5G Brazil Project
Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas
• Dr. Colin Willcock, Chairman of the Board, 5G IA
16:15 - 16:30Coffee Break
16:30 - 16:45Keynote: The Standardization of 5G: Implications of Evolving from 3GPP Release 13 to Release 16Erik Ekudden, CTO, Ericsson
16:45 - 17:45Panel: Network Architecture
Transformation from LTE-Advanced to 5G: Real World Experiences in
Evolving Networks
MODERATOR: Jose Marcos C. Brito, Post-Graduation &
Research pro-director - Inatel & General Secretary of
5G Brazil Project
PANEL:
• Dr. Wen Tong, Fellow, Huawei
• Simone Redana, Manager, Radio Research, Nokia Networks
• Ray Butler, VP, Wireless Network Engineering, Commscope
• John Baker, SVP Business Development, Mavenir
17:45 - 18:10Experts on the Hot Seat - Recap
and Highlights of the Day
MODERATOR: Vicki Livingston, 5G Americas
• Monica Paolini, Sensa Fili
Susan Welsh de Grimaldo, Strategy Analytics
DAY 2 - 17 May, 2018
ChairpersonVicki Livingston, Head of Communications, 5G Americas
09:00 - 09:25Keynote: The PyeongChang
5G Experience
5G Forum
09:25 - 10:35Panel: 5G Services and Use Cases:
The Future of High Speed, Low
Latency, Large Capacity Networks
and the Massive IoT
MODERATOR: 5G Forum
PANEL:
• Dr. Yingmin Wang, Chief Scientist & CTO, Datang Telecom Group
• Luciano Leonel Mende, Research Coordinator of
Radiocommunication Reference Center at Inatel &
Coordinator of the Research Commission - 5G Brazil Project
• Orange or Telenor or TürkTelekom (invited)
• Arunabha Gosh, Director, Access Architecture and Analytics,
10:35 - 10:50Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:05Keynote: Preparing Tokyo for 5G 5G MF
11:05 - 12:15Panel: 5G Ecosystem: Chipsets,
Infrastructure, Security, Devices,
Artificial Intelligence and More
MODERATOR: 5GMF
PANEL:
• Dr. Shaoli Kang, System Engineer, Datang Telecom Group
• Emmanuel Dotaro, Technical Director, Thales
Communications
• Karri Kuoppamaki, T-Mobile US (invited)
12:15 - 12:45Panel: The Future of 5G:
The Ultimate 5G Experts Panel
MODERATOR: Giovanni Corazza, President CINECA
• Simone Redana, Manager, Radio Research, Nokia Networks
• Thomas Norén, Head of 5G Commercialization, Ericsson
12:45 - 12:556th Global 5G EventJose Marcos C. Brito, Post-Graduation & Research
pro-director - Inatel & General Secretary - 5G Brazil Project
12:55 - 13:00Closing AddressChris Pearson, President, 5G Americas