IEEE 5G Summit Berlin


IEEE 5G Summit, Berlin

General Chair: Dr. Tarik Taleb


2016 IEEE International Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking
IEEE CSCN 2016 will take place in Berlin. CfP: 


8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Opening Session
Chair: Prof. Thomas Magedanz
  • Welcome from the Summit General Chairs, Prof. Tarik Taleb and Dr. Dutta Ashutosh
  • Welcome from the Local General Chairs, Prof. Thomas Magedanz and Dr. Thomas Haustein
  • Welcome from the Senate for Science & Economics Berlin, Dr. Hans Reckers, State Secretary, Germany
  • Introduction to the 5G Berlin Test-field Initiative, Mr. Cornel Pampu, Senate for Sciences & Economics of Berlin, Germany
9:30 AM – 10:50 AM
Global 5G Vision
Chair: Prof. Latif Ladid
  • “5G Prototyping – Emerging Testbeds, First Trials, and Relevant Standards”, Dr. Heinz Thorsten Bernold, The BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP, USA
  • “5G and Automotive”, Dr. Hartmut Kremling, Vodafone Ambassador, Germany
  • “NTT DOCOMO Vision for 5G Deployment in 2020 and Beyond”, Dr. Satoshi Suyama, NTT DOCOMO, Inc., Japan
  • “5G Vision”, Mr. Lars Bergendahl, Ericsson, Sweden
10:50 AM – 11:10 AM
Coffee Break
11:10 AM – 12:30 PM
Radio Access Networks
Chair: Prof. Kei Sakaguchi
  • “Network slicing in 5G”, Mr. Hans Einsiedler, Deutsche Telekom, Germany
  • “Challenge and reality of future mobile systems,” Dr. Fumio Watanabe; KDDI R&D Labs Inc., Japan
  • “5G millimeter wave usage scenarios and deployments,” Mr. David Wessel, Huawei, Canada
  • “Mmwave mesh distribution network for enabling 5G densification,” Dr. Ali Sadri, Intel Corporation, USA
  • “Upwards and onwards in radio spectrum for 5G and beyond: From mm-wave mobile access towards Terahertz Communications,” Dr. Maziar Nekovee, Samsung Electronics R&D Institute, UK
12:30 PM – 13:30 PM
Networking Lunch
13:30 AM – 15:10 PM
Network Softwarization and Verticals
Chair: Prof. Tarik Taleb
  • “Supporting multi-domain resource orchestration in 5G networks”, Dr. Diego Lopez, Telefonica, Spain
  • “Application Driven End-to-End Network Slicing, From UE To Cloud”, Prof. Akihiro NAKAO, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • “Agile Development and Operations for Software Networks”, Dr. Heinrich J Stuettgen, NEC Europe Labs, Germany
  • Dr. Simone Redana, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
  • “RAN virtualization and 5G experimental activities in Flex5Gware project”, Dr. Dario Sabella, Telecom Italia, Italy
15:10 PM – 15:30 PM
Coffee Break
15:30 PM – 17:00 PM
Joint 5G Projects and Trials
Chair: Dr. Thomas Haustein
  • “Micro operators for vertical specific service delivery in 5G mobile business ecosystem”, Prof. Matti Latva-aho, Univ. Oulu, Finland
  • “5G CHAMPION: 28 GHz 5G Proof-of-Concepts at 2018 Winter Olympic games”, Dr. Emilio CalvaneseStrinati, CEA-LETI, France
  • “A Reality Check: What “Phase 1” 5G Will Look Like – and What Will Be Next”, Dr. Riccardo Trivisonno, Huawei, Germany
  • “DOCOMO 5G R&D Activities and Experimental Trials Toward 2020 and Beyond”, Dr. Anass Benjebbour, NTT DOCOMO, Japan
  • Dr. Thomas Haustein, Fraunhofer HHI, Germany
  • Dr. Peter Rost, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
15:30 PM – 17:00 PM
Workshop -Federated 5G/SDN/NFV/MEC Testbed-
Chairs-IEEE SDN Initiative /EIT Digital (By Invitation)-
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  • Overview of The World’s First Testbeds Catalog
  • Discussion: Demand for Open Testbed Platform – Changes & Directions in Wireless and IP Networks
  • Panel on Open Testbed Platform Opportunities and Demand
  • Business Model for an Open Testbed Platform – Funding Open Innovation
  • Discussion: Sustainable Framework for Collaboration
  • Star Speaker on Networks, Software, Technology and Entrepreneurship
17:00 PM – 18:00 PM
Summit Panel – Open Discussion
19:00 PM – 21:00 PM
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