Delivering a Sustainable 5G Ecosystem

On 13 & 14 October 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Wireless World Research Forum - in partnership with DI ITEK - hosted the 2nd 5G Huddle, 2 days of interactive discussion and debate aimed at reviewing progress on 5G developments made in the year since the inaugural conference.

The event was a platform to discuss global standardisation, co-operation and interoperability, looking at how a user-centric approach can be used to identify and overcome the obstacles and challenges connected to a 5G future.

Event Teaser


Keynote Presentation
Houlin Zhao*, Secretary General, ITU

Delivering a sustainable 5G ecosystem
Mario Campolargo, Director, Net Futures, DG Connect

Keynote Presentation
Jørgen Abild Andersen, Chairman, Committee for Digital Economy Policy (CDEP), OECD

LTE evolution and road to 5G
Dino Flore, Chairman, 3GPP

Session 2/Panel: Building a globally agreed vision for 5G development and deployment 
Adrian Scrase, CTO, ETSI
Erik Dahlman, Senior Expert in Radio Access Technologies, Ericsson Research
Chih-Lin I, Chief Scientist of Wireless Technologies, China Mobile Research Institute
Bashir Gwandu, Chairman, Commonwealth ITU Group

Session 3/Panel: Investment and Infrastructure - Creating the 5G Architecture
Paul Crane, Head of Practice, Mobile, Network Services and Sustainability, BT Research
Kumar Singarajah, Future Networks and Services, ESOA
Lee Hyeon Woo, 5G Forum, Korea
Anders Bohlin, Senior Economist, European Investment Bank
Jakob Henrik Juul, Head of Division, Danish Energy Agency

Session 4/Panel: Making the Leap Forward - Overcoming the Obstacles to 5G Deployment
Andrew Hudson, Policy Director, Spectrum Group, Ofcom
Eric Fournier, Chairman, CEPT's Electronic Communications Committee
Wladimir Bocquet, Head of Policy Planning, GSMA
Luigi Ardito, Director Government Affairs EMENA, Qualcomm (speaking on behalf of Digital Europe

5G for Mission Critical Machine Communications
David Soldani, VP Strategic Research and Innovation, Huawai

Facing Up to the Threats of Cyber Attacks in a 5G World
Zoltán Précsényi, Senior Manager European Government Affairs, Symantec

Session 5: The Disruptive Nature of 5G - Revolutionary New Use Cases and Implications for Industry
China's Journey Towards 5G (IMT-2020 Promotion Group and FuTURE Forum)
Ming Lei, IMT-2020 PG and FuTURE Forum

Panel Discussion
Pasi Kemppainen, Senior Consultant, NNE Pharmaplan
Ming Lei, IMT-2020 PG and FuTURE Forum
Wassim Chourbaji, Vice President, Government Affairs Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Qualcomm
Christian Kloch, Technology Manager, TDC

Session 6: 5G Business Cases - New Business Models and Commercial Opportunities Across Different Sectors

Developing Sustainable New Business Models Across Vertical Markets
Mischa Dohler, Chair Professor in Wireless Communications, King's College London (confirmed)
A Telecoms Manufactuer's Perspective
Preben Mogensen, Principal Engineer, Nokia Networks
A Road Operator's Perspective
Peter Vermaat, Principal ITS Consultant, TRL
A Cross Industry Perspective
Ilaria Thibault, Principal Researcher & Subject Matter Expert, 5G Technologies, Vodafone Group R&D