May 24, 2016
Leading global associations are joining together to offer the first of the biannual Global 5G Events in Beijing on May 31 and June 1, 2016. The hosting association, IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group in China, has organized the first event, “Building the 5G Technology Ecosystem” to bring together experts to discuss the status and progress on 5G through a series of focused sessions.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on the organization of a series of “Global 5G Events” was announced in October 2015 by the following parties of the Memorandum: 5G Americas, (Americas), The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) (Japan), 5G Forum (Republic of Korea), IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group (China) and The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) (Europe).
CAO Shumin, chair of IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group, said that “the multi-lateral cooperation among the five leading 5G associations is a good foundation for the globally unified 5G standard and ecosystem.
The “Global 5G Events” intend to support multi-lateral collaboration on 5G systems across continents and countries. “Building the 5G Technology Ecosystem” will feature sessions on:
* 5G System Design
* 5G Air Interface
* 5G Network & Operation
* Technologies for 5G Terminals
* Testing Technologies for 5G
* 5G and Vertical Industries
The second Global 5G Event will take place in Rome Nov. 9-10.