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May 14
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1:30pm - 1:40pm 10 mins
Antenna Evolution
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Haig Sarkissian - Principal Consultant, Wireless 20/20
1:30pm - 1:40pm 10 mins
Edge Computing Congress Americas
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Monica Paolini, Senza Fili Consulting
1:40pm - 2:10pm 30 mins
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Antenna Evolution
Panel Discussion: Separating Users Using Massive MIMO
  • Moderator Haig Sarkissian - Principal Consultant, Wireless 20/20
  • Salam Akoum - Principal Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs
  • Mike Wolfe - Director, Network Engineering, CommScope

Field tests

Increasing data rates

Beamforming and spatial multiplexing

MIMO’s potential to improve end user experiences

1:40pm - 2:00pm 20 mins
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Edge Computing Congress Americas
Driving Digital Transformation on the Edge
  • Srilakshmi Valisammagari - Senior Technologist and Strategist, Verizon

A platform empowering customers to design and order complete network services

Creating, maintaining and managing large complex E2E network designs for legacy, wireless, IoT, SDN/NFV network services

2:00pm - 2:20pm 20 mins
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Edge Computing Congress Americas
Edge Computing: Achieving Ultra-Low Latency Requirements with Micro Data Centers
  • Bernard Borghei - Executive Vice President – Operations and Co-Founder, Vertical Bridge

The importance of micro data centers as part of the evolution of tomorrow’s wireless networks and the 5G platform they will be based on

Meeting the ultra-low latency requirements of the 5G standard and boost data processing

2:10pm - 2:30pm 20 mins
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Antenna Evolution
FWA and the Rural Broadband Experience
  • Leo Lundy - Group CTO, Imagine Communications Group

LTE-A configured as FWA with KPI's

Initial roll out results and learnings in terms of

Network roll out schedule and progress

Migration to 5G plans and horizon

2:20pm - 3:00pm 40 mins
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Edge Computing Congress Americas
Panel Discussion: The Edge: Where Telco and IT Worlds Meet
  • Moderator Monica Paolini, Senza Fili Consulting
  • Bernard Borghei - Executive Vice President – Operations and Co-Founder, Vertical Bridge
  • Ray LaChance - CEO, ZenFi
  • Ravi Potluri - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff - Technology Architect, Verizon

Which applications will be run via the mobile network vs. fixed?

Is a converged solution possible?

What are the Operating Differences at the Edge and in the Cloud?

Contrasting Edge and Cloud: Why do the edge and cloud require very different platforms?

2:30pm - 2:50pm 20 mins
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Antenna Evolution
Optimized Antennas for 4G to 5G Evolution
  • Keith Radousky - CTO Americas, Quintel Solutions

Using SONWav for 16T16R in Massive MIMO to achieve more optimal elevation and horizontal beamforming

Using SONWav to help Interference reduction along US/Mexico Border

Rooftop Optimized Antenna 

2:50pm - 3:10pm 20 mins
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Antenna Evolution
Massive MIMO’s Potential Examined
  • Salam Akoum - Principal Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs

Comparison of FDMIMO with hybrid beamforming in 5G

3:00pm - 4:00pm 60 mins
Edge Computing Congress Americas
Coffee Break
3:10pm - 3:30pm 20 mins
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Antenna Evolution
MmWave Antennas for 5G
  • Michael Brobston - Director of Advanced Technology, CommScope

Balancing cost and performance for Fixed Wireless Access

EIRP and Polarization considerations

Performance summary

4:00pm - 4:20pm 20 mins
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Edge Computing Congress Americas
MEC, Slicing and the Evolution to 5G
  • John Reister - VP of Marketing and Product, Vasona Networks
4:00pm - 5:00pm 60 mins
PTCRB Device Certification Workshop
IoT Devices on Global Networks
4:20pm - 4:40pm 20 mins
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Edge Computing Congress Americas
Architecting the Mobile Edge Cloud
  • Oğuz Sunay - M-CORD Chief Architect, ONF

Re-thinking the cloud

The mobile edge

Access cloud

Mobile edge needs to enable new revenue streams

Architectural components

Mobile Edge Exemplary architecture

4:40pm - 5:00pm 20 mins
Edge Computing Congress Americas
How Can Edge Computing Lower the Latency?
  • Iain Gillott - Founder & President, iGR
5:00pm - 6:30pm 90 mins
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Antenna Evolution
CTIA Race to 5G Welcome Reception
5:00pm - 6:30pm 90 mins
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Edge Computing Congress Americas
CTIA Race to 5G Welcome Reception
5:00pm - 6:30pm 90 mins
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PTCRB Device Certification Workshop
CTIA Race to 5G Welcome Reception
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