IEEE 5G Roadmap Workshop at ICC 2017

Registration for the IEEE 5G Roadmap Workshop:

The IEEE 5G Initiative will be holding a 5G Roadmap Workshop on 25 May 2017 in Paris, France from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM . The workshop is co-located with ICC 2017. The workshop is in room Wagram 1, and breakout sessions are in room Wagram 2 of the Le Meridien

The mission of the IEEE 5G Initiative Roadmap is as follows: 

Based on horizon scanning, interviews and expert knowledge, the mission of the 5G Roadmap working group is to identify short (~3 years), mid-term (~5 years) and long-term (~10 years) research, innovation and technology trends in the communications ecosystem. This will enable the development of a concrete innovation and engagement roadmap guiding the IEEE community towards maximum impact contributions across its societies, and in conjunction with its demand-side as well as the wider industry and standards ecosystem. The outcome shall be a live document with a clear set of (accountable) recommendations; the document shall be updated annually and be developed in conjunction with the other working groups.

The workshop will be based on an IEEE 5G Roadmap Whitepaper that is currently in development. The agenda for the workshop is as follows:

Preliminary Agenda:

1. Welcome and Introductions

  • Workshop Objectives
  • 5G Initiative Overview
  • Whitepaper Overview

2. Plenary: Topical Presentations 

  • Roadmap Scope
  • Industry Interactions
  • Industry Structure, Trends, and Drivers 
  • Applications, Markets, and Verticals
  • Challenges

3. Breakout Sessions 1 - Roadmap Targets: Identify top 5 targets for the short, medium, and long term for the industry

  • Massive MIMO 
  • mmWave 
  • Mobile Edge Cloud 
  • Standards 
  • Security
  • Hardware 
  • Applications and Services 

4. Lunch 

5. Breakout Sessions 2 - Top Needs and Challenges: Identify the top needs and challenges to achieve the targets from the first breakout 

  • Massive MIMO 
  • mmWave 
  • Mobile Edge Cloud 
  • Standards 
  • Security 
  • Hardware 
  • Applications and Services 

6. Plenary - Presentation and Discussion of Breakout Group Results 

7. Next Steps 

8. Adjourn 

Please note the following planning information: 

  • The breakout sessions in the late morning and afternoon will be working meetings with participation from the attendees. 
  • Registration for the IEEE 5G Roadmap Workshop:
  • For planning purposes, please register by May 11.
  • There is no fee for the workshop, but registration is required. 
  • The location of the workshop will be finalized shortly, but will either be at the hotel or convention center 
  • Online access will be available for the plenary sessions - see information below. 
  • If you wish to attend ICC 2017 (not required for attendance at the 5G Roadmap Workshop), please register here, and learn more at the ICC 2017 website
  • If you wish to reserve a hotel room, please visit the following link:

Mischa Dohler, IEEE 5G Roadmap Working Group Co-Chair 
Chi-Ming Chen, IEEE 5G Roadmap Working Group Co-Chair 
Ashutosh Dutta, IEEE 5G Initiative Co-Chair 
Gerhard Fettweis, IEEE 5G Initiative Co-Chair 


Online access for Plenary Sessions only: 

  • The morning plenary is from 8-10AM CET 
  • The afternoon plenary is from 2:45-4PM CET
Meeting number (access code): 634 025 905
Join by phone:
+1 210 606 9466 US Toll
+1 866 282 7366 US Toll Free  

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