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Sep 12
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7:00am - 7:30am 30 mins
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Registration & Breakfast
7:30am - 7:45am 15 mins
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5G State-of-the-Industry Report
  • Speaker Gabriel Brown - Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading
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Heavy Reading Principal Analyst Gabriel Brown will discuss progress on 5G technology development and how this will enable operators to launch – and then scale – 5G services commercially. He will also look ahead to later-phase innovations that will extend 5G to a wide variety of enterprise and consumer applications.

7:45am - 8:00am 15 mins
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Service Provider Keynote: Sprint
  • Ron Marquardt - Vice President of Technology, Sprint
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8:00am - 8:15am 15 mins
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Sponsor Keynote: Qualcomm
  • Alejandro Holcman - Senior Vice President of Corporate Engineering, Qualcomm
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8:15am - 9:00am 45 mins
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Panel Session – Deployment Strategies for 5G
  • Moderator Gabriel Brown - Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading
  • Panelist John Baker - Senior Vice President, 5G Business Development, Mavenir
  • Panelist Alejandro Holcman - Senior Vice President of Corporate Engineering, Qualcomm
  • Panelist Derek Peterson - CTO, Boingo Wireless
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This panel session will discuss the 5G NR deployment strategies needed to support the most attractive Phase 1 5G services. It will address interworking with LTE Advanced Pro, how operators can migrate users and services from 4G to 5G and the need to future-proof investment in anticipation of more advanced Phase 2 services.