6th Global 5G Event, November 28-30, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro

5G Brasil is hosting the 6th Global 5G Event – 5G Technology Changing Paradigms of a New Society – with other leading 5G organizations from China, European Union, Japan, Republic of Korea and United States of America on November 28-30, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro, RJ – 30 August 2018 – 5G Brasil will host five leading global organizations, committed to bringing 5G technology successfully to their country or region, by offering collaboration and cooperation in a public symposium hosted for the first time in Latin America.

5G Brasil announced today the 6th Global 5G Event – named 5G Technology: Changing Paradigms of a New Society. The event will occur from November 28-30, 2018, with limited capacity and the venue will be Pestana Hotel, at Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro.

The Global 5G Event is an event where the world’s leading 5G organizations will discuss the latest research and development achievements and views on 5G. About 50 experts from around the world, including business leaders, researchers, engineers, professors, technical experts and policymakers, will present their views on 5G in eight panels and four keynote sessions. The following aspects on 5G will be addressed: government policies, challenges, opportunities, spectrum harmonization, regulatory issues, standardization process, research and technological trends, infrastructure, trials, precommercial launches, vertical markets and use cases.

Confirmed speakers and panelists will be announced in September.

Jose Marcos C. Brito, General Secretary of 5G Brasil, said, “The 5G networks are becoming reality. The 6th Global 5G Event will be a great opportunity to know the planning of deployment of these networks in the main regions and also to discuss the evolution paths for the scenarios not yet considered in the standardization process”.

Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas stated, “5G Americas looks forward to participating in the 6th Global 5G event in Rio de Janeiro. 5G is an important wireless technology for North, Central and South America and it is imperative that the entire region collaborates with other regions of the world to progress the development and deployment of 5G.”

Dr. Colin Willcock, Chairman of the 5G IA Board stated, “I am excited to be attending the 6th Global 5G Event in Brazil, this will be the first such global 5G event in South America and it is great to be extending the 5G community to fully include Brazil. This will be a unique opportunity to understand what 5G means for Brazil now and in the future.”

DongKu Kim, Chair of Executive Committee, 5G Forum commented: “The 6th Global 5G Event at Brazil will be a great chance to share the opportunities of 5G-Vertical and their trials in the key regions and South America as well, which will show the localized various use cases.”

Kohei SATOH, Secretary General of 5GMF stated: “I believe that it should be the first year of 5G services next year. So, the 6th Global 5G Event in Rio de Janeiro will be expected to discuss more concretely 5G deployment, vertical collaboration and spectrum harmonization.”

Ms. Zhiqin Wang, Chairperson of IMT-2020 (5G) PG stated: “As 5G industrialization and commercialization is entering the final sprint, together with global industry IMT-2020 (5G) PG would like to push forward the 5G industry and application development to realize the successful 5G commercialization all over the world.”

For more information on the program of the Symposium, visit 6thglobal5geventbrazil

 

Global 5G Events MoU Signatories:

About the 5G Americas: The Voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas:

5G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers. The organization’s mission is to advocate for and foster the advancement and full capabilities of LTE wireless technologies and their evolution to 5G, throughout the ecosystem’s networks, services, applications and wirelessly connected devices in the Americas. 5G Americas is invested in developing a connected wireless community while leading 5G development for all the Americas. 5G Americas is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. More information is available at www.5gamericas.org or Twitter @5GAmericas.

 

About the 5GMF:

The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) was founded on September 30 2014. 5GMF has been conducting research & development concerning 5G (The fifth Generation Mobile Communications Systems): including the standardization thereof, along with liaison & coordination with related organizations, the collection of information, and the dissemination & enlightenment activities. Towards 5G realization by 2020, these activities will contribute to the sound development of the 5G Eco-society.

More information is available at http://5gmf.jp/en/

 

About the 5G Forum:

Korean government founded the private and public 5G Forum on May 2013, which makes up with public and private sectors including mobile telecommunication carriers, manufacturers and academic professionals. The goal of the 5G Forum is to support and propose 5G convergence strategies to assist the Ministry, support 5G vertical trials and their coordination, promoting 5G ecosystem, and tracking technology & standardization. By 2020, South Korean government intends to commercially deploy the world first 5G mobile telecommunication technology. Mr.SeongMok Oh, the president of KT, is the incumbent chairperson of the 5G Forum with co-chairs of SK Telecom, LGU+, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Samsung Electronics, LG electronics, Ericsson-LG, TTA(Telecommunication Technology Association), KMW, Innowireless, GigaKorea Foundation, More information is available at https://www.5gforum.org/eng

About the IMT-2020 PG:

The IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group was established in February 2013, with the support of three ministries of China (the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the Ministry of Science and Technology), based on the original IMT-Advanced Promotion Group. It is the major platform to promote the research and development of 5G in China. Its members include the leading operators, vendors, universities, and research institutes in the field of mobile communications.

More information is available at http://www.imt-2020.cn/en

About the 5G Public-Private Partnership & the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G-IA)

The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) is the 5G collaborative research program that is organized as part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program – The European Union Program for Research and Innovation. It is aimed at fostering industry-driven research, monitored by business related, technological performance and societal KPIs. The 5G PPP will deliver solutions, architectures, technologies and standards for ubiquitous next generation communication infrastructure over the coming decade. In the 5G PPP, the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA) represents the private side and the European Commission the public side.
The 5G IA is committed to the advancement of 5G in Europe and to building global consensus on 5G. To this aim, the Association brings together a global industry community of telecoms and digital actors, such as operators, manufacturers, research institutes, universities, verticals and small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs). The 5G IA carries out a wide range of activities in strategic areas including standardization, frequency spectrum, R&D projects, technology skills, collaboration with key vertical industry sectors, notably for the development of trials, and international cooperation. More information is available at https://5g-ppp.eu/ Twitter: @5GPPP

About the 5G Brasil:

The main objective of the 5G Brasil project is to foster the development of the 5G ecosystem in Brazil and contribute to the global definition of this technology. The 5G Brasil Project has 22
associates (including operators, manufacturers, research institutes, universities, and companies associations) involving more than 120 professionals. The activities of 5G Brasil are performed by a Steering Committee and by five thematic commissions: Research and Use Cases, PreStandards, Backhaul Infrastructure, Future Frequencies Bands, Verticals Regulatory Actions and Market Actions. The 5G Brasil Project advocates the inclusion of a fourth scenario for 5G networks: 5G for remote areas.
Contact Information:

Vicki Livingston
5G Americas
Cell: +1 414 688 9000
vicki.livingston@5gamericas.org

Yoshinori Ohmura
5GMF
Phone: +81-3-5510-8594
y-ohmura@arib.or.jp

Jaewon HEO
5G Forum
jwheo@kani.or.kr

Alessandro Bedeschi
5G Infrastructure Association
alessandro.bedeschi@5g-ppp.eu

José Marcos C. Brito
5G Brasil
brito@inatel.br

Ying ZHU
IMT-2020 (5G) PG

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