IEEE 5G Summit to Co-Locate With IMS 2017

The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) and IEEE ComSoc are collaborating on a special joint 5G Summit at IMS 2017 from 5 - 6 June 2017. The summit will feature industry experts representing both the hardware/systems and networking/services aspects for the upcoming 5G standard.

The 5G Summit will feature a keynote presentation from Flavio Bonomi, founder and CEO of Nebbiolo Technologies, and Professor (Emeritus) Arogyaswami Paulraj of Stanford University. Bonomi will provide an overview of 5G and show the relationship between fog computing and networking as a key enabler of the technology whereas Arogyaswami will focus on the latest research in massive MIMO.

For an insider's view of 5G, the Summit includes the 5G Executive Forum, a two-hour session with executive leaders in the field that will be open to all conference attendees - concluding with a networking reception. The Speakers include:

  • Dr. Sanyogita Shamsunder, Exec Director 5G Strategy/EcoSystem, Verizon
  • Dr. Vida Ilderem, Vice President of Intel Labs and Director of Wireless Communication Research
  • Dr. Bami Bastani, Senior Vice President for the RF Business Unit at GLOBALFOUNDRIES
  • Dr. Michael Stewart, CEO and a Co-Founder of Escape Communications, Inc.
  • Dr. Khurram P. Sheikh, CEO of Kwikbit
  • Dr. Mark Pierpoint, Vice President and General Manager of the Internet Infrastructure Solutions Group at Keysight Technologies, Inc.

To register for the 5G Summit and IMS 2017, click here. Online registration continues in the advance registration phase from May 9 until June 2, followed by onsite registration.