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Tuesday 13 October, 2015


09:00 – 10:45

Session 1: Keynote Presentations

09:00 – 09:10

Welcome to DI ITEK/Copenhagen

Adam Lebech, Director of the Industry Association, Confederation of Danish Industries

09:10 – 09:20

Welcome - Setting the Scene

Nigel Jefferies, Chairman, WWRF

09:20 – 09:30

Keynote Presentation

Houlin Zhao*, Secretary General, ITU

09:30 – 09:50

Keynote Presentation

Mario Campolargo, Director, Net Futures, DG Connect

09:50 – 10:10

Keynote Presentation

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

10:10 – 10:30

Keynote Presentation

Dino Flore, Chairman, 3GPP

10:30 – 11:00

Morning Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 2: Building a globally agreed vision for 5G development and deployment

Last year’s 5G Huddle focussed on developing a global 5G vision. This session will offer the opportunity to look at progress made in the 12 months since then on delivering the technology standardisation that is essential for the global success of future 5G solutions and the related ecosystem, and also look at developing a blueprint for 5G deployment globally.

What progress has been made since last year’s conference in terms of maximising global interoperability, and economies of scale?
What co-ordination is taking place both between regions and different industry sectors?
What are the main priorities in terms of standardisation and what work is being done in this area?
How can a user-centric vision to 5G be ensured based fully around the needs of customers and operators?
What work is being done in developing and standardising a blueprint for 5G deployment?

Moderator: Rahim Tafazolli, Director of the Centre for Communications Systems Research, University of Surrey

11:00 – 12:30

Panel Discussion

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


12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:00

Session 3: Investment and Infrastructure - Creating the 5G Architecture

What requirements will be necessary to enable 5G in terms of technologies and frequencies?
What 4G and Wi-Fi assets can be re-used and what new investment needs to be made?
Where does the balance lie in protecting existing and future LTE investment whilst also moving forward with the development of 5G infrastructures and technologies?
What will the estimated cost of 5G network roll-out be?
How can regulators and industry work together to create an environment that encourages the required investment in new technologies and networks?
How can the 5G architecture be designed in a way to accommodate a wide range of use cases, business and partnership models?

Moderator: Panagiotis Demestichas, Professor and Chairman of Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus

13:30 – 15:00

Panel Discussion

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

15:00 – 15:20

Afternoon Coffee Break

15:20 – 17:30

Session 4: Making the Leap Forward - Overcoming the Obstacles to 5G Deployment

It is undeniable that a number of obstacles and challenges to 5G wireless network deployment still exist. However researchers, policymakers and industry everywhere are taking huge strides to overcome these - from the development of hugely innovative new technologies to engineer network architecture; to meeting the spectrum requirements; ensuring that 5G has a positive effect on developing countries and we avoid the risk if it actually deepening the digital divide; and tackling the security challenges.

Split into two sections, this session will address many of these key issues and challenges. First of all, we will have a mini-panel offering the opportunity to examine the important issue of finding the required spectrum for 5G – ahead of the important WRC-15 meeting later this year, where many key bandplan decisions are set to be taken. Then following this, we will look more broadly at some of the other obstacles that remain, and examine possible solutions as we look towards the unleashing the potential of 5G technologies for the benefit of users everywhere.

Moderator: Janette Stewart, Principal, Analysys Mason

15:20 – 16:35

4.i WRC-15 and Beyond - Overcoming the Spectrum Challenges

This session will provide the opportunity to look beyond the forthcoming WRC-15 meeting at the future shape of the spectrum landscape, and how the requirements of 5G can be met.

What technologies and bands offer the best solutions to meet the spectrum requirements of 5G?
To what extent can shared solutions be used to meet spectrum needs?
Can spectrum in the millimeter-wave frequency bands help to provide a solution?
How is 5G set to affect how we use spectrum, and what decisions and changes need to be made over the next few years to ensure that we are ready for 5G rollout by 2020?

15:20 – 16:35

Mini Panel and Round Table

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

16:35 – 17:25

4.ii Overcoming Other Issues and Challenges

16:35 – 17:00

Achieving Higher Speed, Lower Latency and a High Degree of Reliability - Research Challenges in Developing 5G for Mission Critical Machine Communications

David Soldani, VP Strategic Research and Innovation, Huawai

17:00 – 17:25

Facing Up to the Threats of Cyber Attacks in a 5G World

Zoltán Précsényi, Senior Manager European Government Affairs, Symantec

17:25 – 17:30

Welcome Remarks to Cocktail Reception

Jakob de la Cour, Deputy General Manager, Huawei Denmark

17:30 – 19:30

Networking Cocktail Reception

End of Day 1

Wednesday 14 October, 2015


08:45 – 09:00

Registration and Welcome to the second day

09:00 – 10:45

Session 5: The Disruptive Nature of 5G - Revolutionary New Use Cases and Implications for Industry

What new services and applications will 5G enable, and what will users be able to do on a 5G network that is not currently possible?
What will the implications of this be for users, operators and other industry players?
How do companies need to adapt to unlock value and take advantage of the new environment?
Which 5G applications are most likely to be commercially viable?

Moderator: Stuart Revell, Chair, Wireless Test & Innovation Centre (WTIC)

09:00 – 09:20

Introduction and Presentation of White Paper

Moderator: Stuart Revell, Chair, Wireless Test & Innovation Centre (WTIC)

09:20 – 09:40

China's Journey Towards 5G (IMT-2020 Promotion Group and FuTURE Forum)

Ming Lei, IMT-2020 PG and FuTURE Forum

09:40 – 10:45

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

10:45 – 11:00

Morning Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:35

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

As discussed in the last session, 5G is going to have a huge impact across a wide variety of sectors, and is set to revolutionise almost all aspects of society. This session will focus on exactly what this is going to mean for traditional and new businesses everywhere, and on the new business models and commercial opportunities that may appear. An introductory presentation will set the scene by looking at the added value that 5G can create generally across different vertical markets and how it can be ensured that new business models are sustainable. This will then be followed by a number of presentations focusing specifically on the potential of 5G in the Automotive industry – a sector which is predicted will be one of the earliest adopters of 5G technology, and one in which it is set to have the greatest effect.

Moderator: Mischa Dohler, Head of Centre for Telecommunications Research in the Department of Informatics, King’s College London

11:00 – 11:15

6.i Maximising the Value of 5G for Businesses Everywhere

Introductory Presentation – Developing Sustainable New Business Models Across Vertical Markets
Mischa Dohler, Chair Professor in Wireless Communications, King's College London (confirmed)

11:15 – 12:35

6.ii Sector Case Study: Maximising the Potential of 5G in the Automotive Industry

11:15 – 11:30

A Telecoms Manufactuer's Perspective

Preben Mogensen, Principal Engineer, Nokia Networks

11:30 – 11:45

A Road Operator's Perspective

Peter Vermaat, Principal ITS Consultant, TRL

11:45 – 12:00

A Cross Industry Perspective

Ilaria Thibault, Principal Researcher & Subject Matter Expert, 5G Technologies, Vodafone Group R&D

12:00 – 12:15

A Presentation of the 5G PPP Whitepaper

David Soldani, VP Strategic Research and Innovation, Huawai

12:15 – 12:35

Panel Discussion with Session Speakers


12:35 – 13:00

Session 7: Bringing It All Together - Summaries and Conclusions, plus showing of vox pops filmed throughout the event

Nigel Jefferies, Chairman, WWRF

12:35 – 12:45

Vox Pops - A Summary of Opinions Gathered Throughout the Day on 'What Single Thing Will Be the Most Important Factor in Ensuring the Success of 5G?'

12:45 – 13:00

Conclusions and Final Discussions

Knud Erik Skouby, Director, Center for Communication, Media and Information Technologies, Aalborg University



Tue 13 October, 2015 09.00 to
Wed 14 October, 2015 13.00




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