5G Innovation on Display

From mobile operators to equipment vendors, companies leading the race to 5G had a huge presence at the MWC19 Barcelona exhibition. Here are some of the leading technology companies who unveiled 5G products and services at MWC19.

“5G is open for business ”

Börje Ekholm - President and CEO, Ericsson

Explore Intelligent Connectivity

Thought leaders from across the vast technology landscape assembled to discuss the life-changing potential of 5G during 4 days of focused sessions, seminars and programmes.

The Edge Computing Opportunity: Intelligent & Distributed

Conference

Time: 15:45 – 17:00
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Moderator

Claude Achcar, Managing Partner, Actel Consulting

Speakers

Jochen Heidl, Senior Solutions Integration Architect, Cisco
Dr Alex JinSung Choi, SVP Strategy & Technology Innovation & Head of T-Laboratories Innovation, Deutsche Telekom AG
Sandra L. Rivera, SVP, GM, Network Platforms Group, Intel
Jason Hoffman, CEO, MobiledgeX
Yousef Khalidi, Corporate VP, Product Management, Microsoft
Omar Téllez, VP Growth, Niantic
Joowan Kim, VP Global Head of Service Strategy, Samsung
Patrick Lopez, VP Networks Innovation, Telefónica
Shekar Ayyar, EVP, Strategy and Corporate Development & GM, Telco NFV Group, VMWare

5G & NFV Tour

Topic Tour

Time: Monday 15:00 – 18:00, Tuesday 10:30 & 14:30, Wednesday 10:00 & 14:00, Thursday 11:45
Location: South Entrance

Industry Expert

Nishith Tripathi, 5G Prime, Award Solutions

5G Summit 2019 — Embracing 5G Era
Presented by ZTE

Partner Programmes

Time: 15:00 – 19:00
Doors Open: 14:30
Location: Hall 8.0 – NEXTech Theatre C

Speakers

Dimitris Mavrakis, Research Director, ABI Research
Daniel C. Rodriguez, Vice President, Intel Corporation
Dr. Qi Bi, CTO of China Telecom Research Institute, President of China Telecom Technology Innovation Center
Kim Krogh Andersen, Senior Vice President, Telenor
Ivan C Permana, Vice President of Next Generation Network Task Force, Telkomsel
Yachen Wang, General Manager of Radio and IoT Network Center, Tencent
Christian Laque, CTO, Velcom
Yogesh Malik, Chief Technology Officer, VEON
Dr. Jiying Xiang, Chief Scientist, ZTE
Jeff Yee, VP of Product Marketing & Strategy, ZTE

Debate: 5G Deployments in High-Frequency Bands are Uneconomic

Conference

Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Moderator

Bengt Nordstrom, CEO, Northstream

Speakers

Fredrik Jejdling, EVP & Head of Business Area Networks, Ericsson
Chaobin Yang, President of 5G Product Line, Huawei
Alan Carlton, VP, Europe, InterDigital
Dr Li Fung Chang, Chief Architect, 5G Program Office, Taiwan, Province of China
Karri Kuoppamaki, VP, Network Technology Development & Strategy, T-Mobile
Tiago Rodrigues, GM, Wireless Broadband Alliance

5G Devices: When Will they be Ready?

Conference

Time: 14:15 – 15:15
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Moderator

Marisa S. Viveros, VP, Strategy & Solutions, IBM Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment

Speakers

Marc Allera, CEO, EE Limited
Kevin Ho, President, Handset Product Line, Huawei
Jeff Snow, GM, Moto Z, Motorola
Pete Lau, CEO, OnePlus
Cristiano R. Amon, President, Qualcomm

Cloud without Limits
Sponsored by VMware

Networking

Time: 16:30 – 18:30
Location: Hall 4

5G Cities: Connecting People, Here, There and Everywhere

Conference

Time: 11:30 – 12:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 2

Moderators

Caroline Chan, VP, Data Center Group GM, Network Business Incubator Division, Intel
Mark Stansfeld, Chairperson, Worcestershire 5G Testbed

Speakers

Michael Zeto, VP & GM, Smart Cities, AT&T
Dan Rabinovitsj, VP, Connectivity, Facebook
Donna Moore, CEO & Chairwoman, LoRa Alliance
Thorsten Robrecht, VP, Mobile Networks, Nokia
Mrinalini Ingram, VP Smart Communities, Verizon

How to Secure a Connected Digital Society

Conference

Time: 16:00 – 17:00
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 2

Moderator

Rowena Fell, Global & EMEIA Technology Risk Operations Leader, EY

Speakers

David Gorodyansky, CEO, AnchorFree
Johannes Jaskolski, Assistant VP & GM, AT&T
Russ Ernst, EVP, Products & Technology, Blancco
Yossi Atias, GM IoT Security, BullGuard
Kester Mann, Director, Consumer & Connectivity, CCS Insight
Steve Buck, SVP Products & Services, Security Business Unit, Mobileum
Warren Dixon, Director, Technical Marketing, Spirent

Smart Buildings & 5G: The Use Case
Presented by Telecommunications Industry Association

Partner Programmes

Time: 09:30 – 12:45
Location: Hall 8.0 – NEXTech Theatre E

Speakers

Ty Schmitt, Vice President / Fellow, Extreme Scale Infrastructure, Dell EMC
Seth Roy, VP of Product Line Management and Development, iBwave
Tom Davis, Principal PM Manager – Azure IoT Business Acceleration and Ecosystem, Microsoft
Pete Scarpelli, Operating Advisor, Pegasus Capital Advisors
Clarence Reynolds, Director of Editorial and Event Content, Telecommunications Industry Association
Harry Smeenk, Senior VP of Technology Programs, Telecommunications Industry Association
Limor Schafman, Director of Smart Building Programs, Telecommunications Industry Association
Wes Johnston, CEO, Telecommunications Industry Association
Kati Barklund, Sr. Workplace Strategy Manager, Tenant & Partner
Bob Allan, BDM for Intelligent Buildings and Strategic Alliances, The Siemon Company
Jon Abbott, Technologies Director for Global Strategic Telecom, Vertiv
Maureen Ehrenberg, Global Head of Facility Management Services, WeWork

Media & Entertainment: Tips and Tricks for 5G and the Network Edge

Conference

Time: 11:15 – 12:15
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 2

Moderators

Mark Smith, Strategic Marketing Consultant, IBC & TM Forum

Speakers

Olivier Avaro, CEO, BLACKNUT
Jamie Hindhaugh, COO, BT Sport
Lynn Comp, VP & GM of Visual Cloud Network Platforms, Intel
Azhar Sayeed, Chief Technologist, Red Hat

AI, Machine Learning and Your Access Network(s)

Conference

Time: 11:15 – 12:15
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Speakers

Jefferson Wang, Managing Director, CMT, Accenture Strategy
Oren Marmur, Head of NFV, Amdocs
Peter Laurin, SVP & Head of Business Area Managed Services, Ericsson
Sanqi Li, CTO, Products & Solutions, Huawei
Yousef Khalidi, Corporate VP, Azure Networking Team, Microsoft
Dan Warren, Head of 5G Research, Samsung
David Del Val Latorre, CEO Telefonica R&D, Telefónica
Arpit Joshipura, GM, Networking & Orchestration, Edge, The Linux Foundation

Adaptable, Intelligent – 5G Infrastructure
Presented by Xilinx

Power Hour 60

Time: 10:00 – 12:30
Location: Hall 8.0 – NEXTech Theatre D


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