Bellevue, WA – March 15, 2018 – 5G Americas is honored to announce the 5G experts from leading service providers across the globe as speakers at 5G New Horizons Wireless Symposium on May 16-17, 2018 in Austin, TX. For the first time, the Global 5G Event will be hosted by 5G Americas in the U.S. with the participation of wireless operators, regulators, academics and manufacturers from Brazil, China, the European Union, Japan, Republic of Korea, the United States and Canada offering current deployment strategies for 5G including trials and lessons learned.
5G New Horizons Wireless Symposium, the 5th Global 5G Event, brings together the world’s leading operators, senior executives of international telecom companies, government regulators and policy makers, professors of science and technology, and 5G associations to collaborate on international 5G topics including spectrum and regulatory policy, 5G trials, trends in 5G development across world regions, network transformation from 4G to 5G and essential features of future network architecture.
The symposium will provide international keynote presentations regarding 5G deployment in South Korea (The PyeongChang 5G Experience) by Dr. JongSik Lee, Vice President 5G TF Infrared R&D Lab at KT Telecom and Preparing Tokyo for 5G by Takaharu Nakamura, Acting Chairman Technical Committee 5GMF and Fujitsu. North American operators will present their leadership and strategies with Dr. Ron Marquardt, Vice President of Technology, Sprint on The Importance of 5G Networks: Vision of the 5G Future; Karri Kuoppamaki, Vice President, Radio Network Technology Development and Strategy, T-Mobile USA on Spectrum Strategies for 5G Success; as well as Dave Wolter, AVP Radio Technology & Strategy, AT&T Labs, Inc. speaking on 5G Trials: Lessons Learned for Delivering Next Generation Services.
Other global 5G operator leaders with panel participation include:
For a complete agenda and speakers at the Symposium, visit 5GNewHorizons.com.
“The world’s leading service provides will offer their insights on 5G – just at the critical point in time when the development and deployment cycles for 5G technologies are beginning to commercialize,” commented Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas. “The 5th Global 5G Event provides a first-time opportunity in the U.S. for the limited audience to observe the collaborative efforts of the six global organizations and interact with key innovators at the Symposium.”
Registration is open for the limited capacity 5G New Horizons Wireless Symposium, 5th Global 5G Event, co-located with both 5G North America and BCE at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from May 16-17, 2018. Early discounted registration at $599 for the 2 days is offered through March 30, 2018.
About the Global 5G Event
The Global 5G Event is where the world’s leading 5G organizations discuss the latest research and development achievements and views on 5G technologies, spectrum, standardization, field trials, applications, the future roadmap and global collaboration. The series of events is based on a multi-lateral Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on building global consensus on 5G with the world’s 5G promotion organizations: 5G Americas (Americas), the Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF, Japan), 5G Forum (Republic of Korea), IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group (China), 5G Infrastructure Association (5G-IA, Europe) and Telebrasil – 5G Brazil Project (Brazil).
About 5G Americas: The Voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas:
5G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers. The organization's mission is to advocate for and foster the advancement and full capabilities of LTE wireless technologies and their evolution to 5G, throughout the ecosystem's networks, services, applications and wirelessly connected devices in the Americas. 5G Americas is invested in developing a connected wireless community while leading 5G development for all the Americas. 5G Americas is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. More information is available at www.5gamericas.org or Twitter @5GAmericas
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