Leading global associations from the world’s regions are joining together to offer the first of the biannual Global 5G Events in Beijing on May 31 and June 1, 2016. The hosting association, IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group in China, has organized the first event, “Building the 5G Technology Ecosystem” to bring together experts from all corners of the globe to discuss the status and progress on 5G through a series of focused sessions.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on the organization of a series of “Global 5G Events” in the interest of efficiency and building global consensus on 5G, was announced in October 2015 by the following parties of the Memorandum: 5G Americas, (Americas), The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) (Japan), 5G Forum (Republic of Korea), IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group (China) and The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) (Europe).
Along with association executives, regulators and policy makers, leading operators and manufacturers representing the five world regions, Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas will provide presentations and panel participations at the Global 5G Event. Chris Pearson stated, “5G Americas is honored to serve as one of the five leading regional associations and participate at the first multi-lateral association Global 5G Event as we engage on the critical early pre-standard steps to plan for IMT-2020 and share our knowledge at the conference.”
Ms. CAO Shumin, Chair of IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group, stated, “The multi-lateral cooperation among the five leading 5G associations is a good foundation for the globally unified 5G standard and ecosystem. IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group is very honored to host the first Global 5G Event in cooperation with the other associations. A number of top mobile operators, vendors, and organizations will take part in this event. We are looking forward to more achievements with global consensus.”
Werner Mohr, Chair of the Board, 5G PPP, will provide a presentation on research and development of 5G systems in Europe by involving vertical sectors and will participate to panel discussions. Werner Mohr commented, “This first Global 5G Event will enable to foster communication between our organizations and will help the mobile industry make the most of the valuable work at our leading 5G visionary organizations.”
The “Global 5G Events” intend to support multi-lateral collaboration on 5G systems across continents and countries. “Building the 5G Technology Ecosystem” will feature sessions on:
- 5G System Design
- 5G Air Interface
- 5G Network & Operation
- Technologies for 5G Terminals
- Testing Technologies for 5G
- 5G and Vertical Industries
For more information on the program and conference, visit the Updated General information of the First Global 5G Event. The Second Global 5G Event will take place in Rome (Italy) on November 9-10, 2016.