Qualcomm 5G Summit Schedule
Qualcomm’s premium hosted event is bringing the ecosystem together to showcase 5G technologies that are on the forefront of innovation for today’s needs and tomorrow’s future.
Day 1 Agenda: 5G Summit 2020
5G Summit Keynote
We’ve seen a huge leap forward in the global understanding of the role technology plays in our lives. Increasingly, people are recognizing the benefits; what would have taken 5, maybe 10, years has taken months.
The mobile ecosystem is in a position to deliver the 5G technology the world needs to become more resilient, for society’s benefit. In his opening keynote at this year’s virtual Qualcomm 5G Summit, President Cristiano Amon will share how innovation with 5G and the future of the network and the cloud will accelerate digital transformation.
This is a one-hour session, starting at the following times (all PT): 8am, 10am, 1pm, 4pm, 7pm, 10pm, and 1am.
Day 2 Agenda: 5G Summit 2020
Qualcomm Technologies has developed three 5G technology tracks that deliver a deeper dive into the technologies and use cases shaping 5G. Watch how the 5G ecosystem has become more resilient, for society’s benefit and the future of the network & the cloud will accelerate digital transformation.
Each 15-minute session will be repeated to accommodate multiple time zones. All times listed are Pacific Time.
TRACK 1: 5G and Immersive Experiences
The Convergence of XR and 5G: Fireside Chat with Hugo Swart and Ben Wood (CCS Insight)
Hugo Swart, VP and GM XR Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.,
Join Hugo Swart, VP and GM of XR at QTI and Ben Wood of CCS Insight, for a fireside chat about XR at Qualcomm Technologies and in the mobile industry. They will discuss all things XR such as current state of XR and 5G, 5G operators, boundless XR, viewers and more.
Qualcomm AI: Dive into Distributed Intelligence
Ziad Asghar, VP, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Qualcomm Technologies is leading the way in distributed intelligence. Our vision is to make all devices increasingly intelligent, giving them the ability to perceive their surroundings, to reason based on data and then to act. In this presentation, you’ll learn about the key technologies that Qualcomm Technologies has developed to take this vision from concept to reality – Including the role of 5G. We are giving devices the ability to see, hear, think and make decisions and to give them the ability to learn. We envision this intelligence permeating through every part of the network from the edge to the cloud all powered and enhanced by 5G. Learn how we are enabling futuristic use cases such as real-time translation, superior contextual awareness with advanced audio and sensor technologies, enhanced camera use cases and many more.
COVID-19 and beyond – 5G PCs accelerating remote work and learning
Jeff Monday – Vice President, Sales – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
The world of computing has seen a profound shift in 2020. Now more than ever, end-users are moving to the cloud and the need for connectivity and advanced PC experiences has dramatically accelerated. Qualcomm ® Snapdragon™ compute platforms are leading the PC industry to mobility by powering Always On, Always Connected PCs for everyone from Executives, to Field Sales and Service, to Firstline workers, to Students and Teachers. Come hear from Jeff Monday, our new head of Commercial Sales and Miguel Nunes, head of product management for the latest trends and user experiences accelerating the shift to 5G and connected PCs.
Fixed Wireless Access: 5G and Wi-Fi 6 to drive business growth
Gautam Sheoran, Senior Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
5G is driving exciting opportunities and new experiences in the home and virtually everywhere. With data connections reaching over 5 kilometers, extended-range mmWave redefines perceptions that high-band spectrum is limited to urban and high-density deployment environments, and demonstrates its impressive range and its suitability for fixed wireless access (FWA). Such range will help service providers expand their coverage and open the door for new possibilities which will bring 5G benefits to homes and business everywhere, from urban to rural communities. To take advantage of exciting new possibilities such as the “enterprization” of the home, 5G and Wi-Fi 6 / 6E come together to support superb connectivity up to the last few feet without sacrificing performance.
Join this session to see how 5G FWA, can provide a cost-effective way to deliver fiber-like speeds wirelessly over mmWave to institutions such as schools, hospitals and town halls, allows users to address some of the “last mile” challenges in rural areas – along with next-generation Wi-Fi to drive immersive new user possibilities.
TRACK 2: 5G and the Modern New Network
What’s next for 5G and why it matters
Durga Malladi, SVP & GM, 4G/5G, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
What does 5G bring in 2021? Durga Malladi, SVP & GM of 4G/5G for Qualcomm Technologies, will discuss how 5G is evolving and which critical capabilities will make a difference for operators, manufacturers, and users as soon as next year. Learn the vital role that 5G standalone, carrier aggregation, network virtualization, and mmWave will play to deliver increased network capacity, performance, reliability, and functionality, thus opening new opportunities for the mobile ecosystem.
mmWave: New use cases and insights from real-world deployments
Mike Thelander, President, Signals Research Group
During this presentation, you will hear about new use cases and features involving 5G mmWave, based on field testing that Signals Research Group has done in commercial networks in the United States. Topics explored include mmWave in the enterprise, 4K multi-screen content, fixed wireless access, and increased downlink and uplink network capacity, thanks to support for up to 8 downlink and up to 2 uplink mmWave component carriers.
The business case of 5G mmWave
Speaker: GSMA Intelligence
Be first to learn new insights from GSMA Intelligence’s economic modeling about the competitive benefits, return on investment and cost-efficiencies that 5G mmWave can deliver for mobile operators. Understand the key factors, technology, and investment decisions shape how 5G mmWave can become into a critical competitive advantage to address massive increases in mobile data demand and to expand an operator’s business into fixed wireless, enterprise, and industrial applications.
Virtualized and interoperable radio access networks
Gerardo Giaretta, Senior Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Europe, Inc.
The flexibility and scalability of virtualized and modular radio access networks will accelerate innovation in cellular infrastructure, help lower OPEX and CAPEX costs and enable a software upgradable network architecture. Attendees to this session will get insight on how Qualcomm Technologies’ 5G expertise and global leadership uniquely positions the company to accelerate the deployment of high performance virtualized and modular 5G networks at scale to make cellular infrastructure more open, innovative and competitive.
TRACK 3: Building a More Resilient Society
Key Report Findings: 5G Resilience during a Global Pandemic and Impact on the Global Economy through 2035
Clare Conley, Senior Director of Communications, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Since 2016, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has worked with IHS Markit to study the economic impact 5G will have on the global economy. As we and our partners accelerated the rollout of 5G by a full year in 2019, we saw forecasts for 5G sales enablement* by 2035 jump from $12.3T in the inaugural 2017 report to $13.2T in the 2019 report.
With COVID-19 one thing is clear – connectivity has never been more important to industries and society; however, we also understand the heavy impact it has had on the economy. We commissioned IHS Markit to revisit the underlying economic data models to understand the impact COVID-19 will have on 5G as a growth engine across industries.
Join Qualcomm Technologies’ senior director of communications, Clare Conley, for the global unveiling of IHS Markit’s revised 5G Economy Study which takes the economic impact of COVID-19 across 16 industry verticals into account.
* Sales enablement is a measure of global sales activity that 5G will potentially stimulate across the 16 ISIC industry sectors
Global update for 5G spectrum
Dean Brenner, SVP, Spectrum Strategy & Technology Policy, Qualcomm
Wassim Chourbaji, SVP, Government Affairs, Qualcomm
Spectrum is the lifeblood of wireless communication, and regulators around the world are identifying, allocating, and auctioning spectrum for 5G. Join this session to get the latest update on spectrum bands being targeted in each region for 5G and see how we are helping to shape policies around the world to support the rapid 5G expansion.
Jim Misener, Sr. Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Technology advances in cellular communication have ushered an era of ubiquitous connectivity ‒ and with smart transportation we are looking into the future of intelligently connecting road users and infrastructure. We envision an evolved, safe transportation system that delivers transportation efficiency, a cleaner environment, and services that enhance personal mobility. Such a system can be fueled by emerging technologies and new relationships between public and private entities. At Qualcomm Technologies, we are working to deliver end-to-end solutions for 5G IoT, 5G V2X technologies, autonomous driving, and car-to-cloud platform, all of which underpin a host of benefits to all stakeholders. Our technologies and solutions are aimed at enabling safer, more reliable, affordable, and accessible mobility for all.
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Smart Cities and IoTaaS
Sanjeet Pandit, Sr. Director, Business Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Innovative IoT applications using wireless technology is driving the digital transformation across Smart Cities and Smart Connected Spaces. This presentation introduces the concept of “IoT as a Service” and how Qualcomm Technologies is helping to provide end-to-end solutions for rapid global deployment across multiple verticals.
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