IEEE MTT-S and IEEE ComSoc are offering a special joint 5G Summit at IMS2017 from 5–6 June 2017 with expert speakers covering both the hardware/systems and networking/services aspects for the upcoming 5G Standard. As part of the impactful 5GSummit.org series, this summit will provide a platform for industry leaders, innovators, and researchers from the industrial and academic community to collaborate and exchange ideas in this emerging technology that may help drive the standards and enable rapid deployment. The summit is complemented by a 5G Executive Forum and 5G Special Demos.
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Monday-Tuesday, 5-6 June 2017
Location: Hawai‘i Convention Center, 311
Debabani Choudhury, Intel Labs, IMS2017 5G Summit Committee
Doug Zuckerman, Vencore Labs, IMS2017 5G Summit Committee
Tim LaRocca, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, IMS2017 5G Summit Committee
Joy Laskar, MajaSystems, IMS2017 5G Summit Committeee
The 5G Summit at IMS2017 is part of a special collaboration that complements MTT-S’s “hardware and systems” focus with ComSoc’s “networking and services” focus. To fully integrate this special 5G Summit into the IMS program, the summit will be held on Monday and Tuesday afternoons; the registration cost will be the same as that of a full-day workshop. The Summit will also be complemented by an Executive Forum on 5G, as well as a 5G Demo area in the 5G/IoT Pavilion on the exhibition floor.
The summit program features top experts from industry, academia, and government, who will share knowledge and discuss strategies and solutions with the summit attendees. Day 1 (PM) features Flavio Bonomi of Nebbiolo Technologies as the opening keynote speaker, who will give a 5G overview and show the relationship with fog computing and networking as a key enabler. Distinguished speakers following Flavio will cover topics including security, spectrum use, operator and service provider perspectives, advanced multicarrier waveforms, channel modeling, and densification. Day 1 will end with a panel on “5G Startup Ecosystem-Network to Components.”
Day 2 (PM) begins with an overview of the IEEE 5G Initiative by Ashutosh Dutta of AT&T, the initiative co-chair, and then a keynote by Arogyaswami Paulraj of Stanford University on “5G Wireless Evolution and MU-MIMO.” The distinguished speakers who follow will cover topics such as massive MIMO from LTS to new radio, V2X and 5G, 5G vision and experimental trials from a service provider perspective, full-duplex wireless challenges, RFIC/CMOS techniques for 5G and beyond, and RFIC/CMOS transceivers for 5G. Day 2 will close with a panel on “5G Test and Measurement.”
Open to all conference attendees, the 5G Special Demos will showcase 5G technologies from participating companies. The session will be held on the Exhibition Floor in the 5G/IoT Pavilion from 6–8 June.
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