DC5G Summit Announces Speakers on the Summit Program

The DC5G Summit is pleased to announce the following speakers for the inaugural event, taking place October 11 at the Renaissance Downtown hotel in Washington D.C. The DC5G Summit brings together a variety of cellular, satellite, telecom and policy thought leaders to discuss four key 5G components – infrastructure, standards, security and spectrum.

Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas starts the day with the first keynote The Transformation of Mobile Wireless Networks to 5G: Market Update, discussing the mobile industry’s global developmental efforts to ensure the success of next generation networks and to work with government agencies, regulatory and technical standards bodies, as well as other global wireless organizations throughout the Americas region.

Following Chris’ keynote, Sue Monahan, CEO, Small Cell Forum gives a welcome address The Road to 5G: Why Cities and Municipalities Should be Excited About 5G. Sue discusses how cities will benefit from 5G and how municipalities can contribute to the successful rollout of 5G.

Sue Marek, VP of Content and Editor-in-Chief, SDxCentral moderates the first panel of the day, The Big Bang: Coverage, Connectivity Strategies, and Visions for 5G Rollout, speakers include Arun Bhikshesvaran, Vice President, Head of Strategy, Ericsson North America and Mark Reudink, Director of Product Development, Crown Castle.

The next session, Evolution of Applications, Ecosystem, Vertical Markets and Big Data Analysis in the 5G World: From Enhanced Mobile Broadband to Virtual Reality, is moderated by Amy MacLean, Editor-in-Chief, Cablefax with speakers Vinay Narayan, Executive Director of Virtual Reality, HTC VIVE, Faraz Shafiq, Technology Advisory, Airbus and Head of Strategy and Innovation, IoT and Analytics, Verizon and Alok Shah, Vice President, Strategy, Business…

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