OCTOBER 11 – 12, 2023 | Richardson, TX

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The 5G Americas Analyst Forum is an opportunity to meet with our 17 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
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Date: October 11 & 12, 2023

Location: Richardson, 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 2023 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.


& Private Networks

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

Consumer Use Cases

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


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.

5G & the Metaverse/XR

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

Intelligent Networks

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

IoT & Devices

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.


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

5G, Advanced
& Beyond

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

Beyond 5G/6G

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

Radio Technologies

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

Green Networks

Sustainability. 3GPP Features. Energy savings. ESG governance. Measurement.

Network Transport
& Convergence

Technology advances. Deployment considerations. Standalone architecture splits. vRAN. Convergence.


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

Ulf Ewaldsson

Chairman, 5G Americas
President of Technology, T-Mobile

Ulf Ewaldsson

Ulf Ewaldsson is T-Mobile’s President of Technology and is responsible for the management and development of T-Mobile’s wireless network, the company’s information technology services, and technology operations.

Previously, Ulf served as executive vice president & chief network officer at T-Mobile during which he managed a nationwide team that builds, operates and maintains T-Mobile’s network, with the goal of providing an outstanding customer experience.


Scott Blake Harris

Senior Spectrum Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secretary, NTIA

Scott Blake Harris

Scott Blake Harris is the Senior Spectrum Advisor at NTIA. He represents the agency in its efforts to expand the use of spectrum to support the needs of federal agencies, consumers, and the commercial sector.

Scott has practiced law in Washington D.C. for forty-six years, and has extensive communications, energy, litigation, and national security law experience.  He previously served in government as the General Counsel of the Department of Energy, as the first Chief of the International Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, and as Chief Counsel for Export Administration at the Department of Commerce. 

Operator Panel

More information will be provided as we receive it.

Robi Soni

Vice President, RAN Engineering

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Rogers Communications

Ana Valero

Latin America Regulatory Director

T-Mobile - Karri Kuoppamaki

Senior Vice President, Network Technology Development and Strategy

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