Towards a global 5G vision

On September 22nd-23rd 2014 in London, UK, the Wireless World Research Forum in conjunction with techUK hosted 'The 5G Huddle - Towards a global 5G vision',  2 days of interactive discussion that brought together senior industry and Government leaders from North America, Europe and Asia.

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Event Video Summary


Video Presentation - 5G: A Global Vision
Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General, ITU *

Keynote Presentation – Making UK the home for development of future mobile services and technologies
Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Member of Parliament for Havant and Former Minister for Universities and Science

Keynote Presentation – Creating an enabling environment for 5G
Simon Towler, Deputy Director, Head of Telecommunications Policy, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, UK Government

Keynote Presentation Part1 - Part 2 – A vision for next generation mobile communications: “always sufficient…”
Rahim Tafazolli, Director of the Centre for Communications Systems Research, University of Surrey

II. Life in a 5G World – A shared vision for the next generation of wireless communication

5G research in Europe
Werner Mohr, Chairman, 5GPPP
5G services in action
Mischa Dohler, Head of Centre for Telecommunications Research in the Department of Informatics, King’s College London
Vision 2020 - Voice of China and CMCC
Chih-Lin I, Chief Scientist of Wireless Technologies, China Mobile Research Institute
5G unified solution for adaptive and scalable services for 2020 and beyond
Eduardo Esteves, Vice-President, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
Keynote Presentation - 5G: The Network for the Networked Society
Jan Färjh, Vice President, Head of Standardization and Industry, Ericsson
5G Vision of IMT-2020(5G) Promotion Group
Shaoli Kang, System Engineer, China Academy of Telecommunication Technology


III. Technological and Network Evolution - Building a 5G Infrastructure

Keynote Presentation, Thibaut Kleiner, Head of Unit, Network Technologies, DG CONNECT, European Commission
LEE Hyeon Woo, 5G Forum, Korea
Peiying Zhu, Fellow and Leader of Global 5G Research Program, Huawei
Kumar Singarajah, Director, Regulatory Affairs & Business Development, Avanti
Nektaria Efthymiou, Head of Network Strategy, Telefonica UK
Howard Benn, Head of Standards and Industrial Affairs, Samsung Electronics Research Institute
IV. Standardisation and Regulatory Challenges – Working together to deliver a ubiquitous, high-performance 5G environment

Keynote Presentation Philip Marnick, Group Director, Spectrum Policy Group, Ofcom

Takehiro Nakamura, Leader of ARIB 20B AH and Executive Director, NTT DOCOMO
Kent Rochford, Co-director, NIST/NTIA Center for Advanced Communications
Adrian Scrase, CTO, ETSI
Asok Chatterjee, Executive Director, Standards, TSDSI
Colin Langtry, Chief of the Radiocommunication Study Groups Department , ITU
V. Developing 5G Markets and Business Models

Dan Warren, Senior Director of Technology, GSMA
Alistair Urie, Architecture Strategy Director, Wireless CTO Office, Alcatel-Lucent
Ramjee Prasad, Founding Chairman, Global ICT Standardisation Forum for India and Professor, Director, CTIF, Aalborg University, Denmark
David Wood, Chair, London Futurists