OCTOBER 19 – 20, 2022 | Irving, TX

Join us!

The 5G Americas Analyst Forum is an opportunity to meet with our 18 member companies and:

  • Discuss relevant current and upcoming technical advancements
  • Participate in a variety of small roundtables discussions with member company subject matter experts
  • Schedule one on one meetings with subject matter experts

Explore the Event


Date: October 19 & 20, 2022

Location: Irving, TX

Roundtable Topics

Compelling conversations with the best industry subject matter experts.

Meet the Speakers

Our member companies provide access to wireless' most talented leaders.


Keynotes, networking, roundtables.
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Roundtable Categories

For our 2022 event, 5G Americas is returning to our standard in-person format of dozens of small face-to-face roundtables providing unparalleled access to our member companies' best and brightest subject matter experts.

Latin America
& the Caribbean

Overview of CALA markets, spectrum, infrastructure needs & deployment. New tech.


Spectrum pipeline. Emerging regulatory requirements. Models shared spectrum. Lessons from CBRS and more.

Radio Access Network

Opportunities, benefits, and challenges of different RAN architectures, including Open RAN.

5G & the Metaverse/XR

Standards and applications for 5G in the metaverse. Technologies. Optimization. Use cases in verticals.

Fixed Wireless Access

Closing the digital divide. Architecture and applications. Consumer and business impacts.


& Private Networks

Use cases. Carrier grade solutions. Network slicing. Ecosystems and partnerships. Legacy and technology integration.


Security opportunities and challenges. Zero trust. Secure supply chain. Trusted Entity security.


MEC apps for connected vehicles. Autonomous driving. Smart city and transportation infrastructure. Fleet management.

Intelligent Networks

Distributed intelligence. AI in the RAN. Automation. Security and fraud detection. Spectrum management.


RedCap evolution. NR-IoT. Precision timing, sensing. Wearables. Positioning. Impact of URLLC.


3GPP Rel-17 and beyond. Non-terrestrial architecture. Integration and interop. Apps and use cases. Satellite elements.

Use Cases

Consumer use cases. Social media. Video gaming. Wearables. Opportunities for 5G Standalone.


MEC enhancements. Secure edge. Hyperscaler opportunities and partnerships. Apps and use cases. Cloud native.

5G, Advanced 5G
& Beyond

Commercial tech roadmap. Standards timeline. Feature priorities. Standards leadership. New use cases.

Radio Technologies

MIMO enhancements. Beamforming. Miniaturization. Spectral and energy efficiency. Optimization. Different form factors.



North American regulatory initiatives. Rural coverage. Broadband funding. 5G leadership. Secure supply chain. Trusted entities.


president's keynote

Chris Pearson

president, 5g americas

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Chris Pearson is the President of 5G Americas.  In his executive role, he is responsible for the overall planning of the organization and providing management for the integration of strategy and operations in the areas of technology, marketing, public relations and regulatory affairs.  As President of 5G Americas (formerly called 4G Americas), Mr. Pearson represents the organization’s Market Representation interests within the 3rd Generation Partnership Program (3GPP) organization.

CHairman's keynote

Neville ray

President of Technology, T-Mobile

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Neville Ray serves as T-Mobile’s President of Technology. A recognized wireless industry leader and inaugural member of the Wireless Infrastructure Association’s Wireless Hall of Fame, Mr. Ray has more than 30 years of experience in the design, deployment and operational management of wireless networks in the United States and worldwide. Mr. Ray joined T-Mobile USA (then VoiceStream) in April 2000, and was promoted to Chief Technology Officer in December 2010, and most recently to President of Technology in December 2019. 

Keynote Fireside Chat


Chief Counsel, FCC

Umair serves as Chairwoman Rosenworcel’s Chief Counsel. From October 2017 through January 2021, he served as then-Commissioner Rosenworcel’s legal advisor for wireless and international issues. Umair joined the FCC from Wiley Rein LLP, where he was an attorney in the firm’s Telecom, Media, and Technology practice group. Umair also has served on U.S. delegations to treaty-writing conferences and meetings of the International Telecommunication Union and as Commissioner of the Consumer Protection Commission of Fairfax County. 

Operator Panel

More information will be provided as we receive it.

Gordon Mansfield

Vice President
Mobility Access and Architecture, AT&T

T-Mobile - Karri Kuoppamaki

Senior Vice President
Network Technology Development and Strategy, T-Mobile

Brought to you by 5G Americas Member Companies: