May 9-11, 2022 | San Diego

5G Master Classes Agenda

Take the lead. Get a professional advantage with deeper understanding of 5G technology and the opportunities it brings. Whether you are a business executive or an engineer, the Qualcomm 5G Summit has a 30-minute master class to help build your knowledge. 

Business Track

5G Summit Master Class 5G mmWave Business Insights

May 13, 2022

33:29

5G Summit Master Class Unlocking the 5G Private Network Opportunity

May 13, 2022

29:36

5G Summit Master Class The 5G-Powered Metaverse

May 13, 2022

35:14

5G Summit Master Class Marketing 5G User Experiences in a Diversified World

May 13, 2022

32:03

5G Summit Master Class Fixed Wireless Access Business Case

May 13, 2022

28:57

5G Summit Master Class Deploying IoT-as-a-Service with 5G and Private Networks into Smart Enterprises and Connected Spaces

May 13, 2022

22:41

5G Summit Master Class How 5G is Transforming Industries Today

May 13, 2022

27:19

5G Summit Master Class The Connected Driving Experience

May 13, 2022

25:55

5G Summit Master Class How 5G is Changing Robotics and Drone Industries

May 13, 2022

32:10

The 5G-Powered Metaverse

Hugo Swart, Vice President of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Bryan Fries, Vice President, Technology Ecosystem Development, T-Mobile
Terry Schussler, Senior Director, XR & Metaverse, Deutsche Telekom 
Mikio Iwamura, General Manager, XR Innovation Office, NTT DOCOMO
Vishal Shah, GM of XR & Metaverse, Lenovo

Join us as we discuss the importance of 5G and XR developer solutions like Snapdragon Spaces in enabling the metaverse. Our panel of XR experts and mobile operators will discuss the role of the mobile operator, developer programs and emerging technologies that will bring the metaverse to life. 

Unlocking the 5G Private Network Opportunity

Gerardo Giaretta, Senior Director of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 

5G Private Networks hold enormous potential to reshape industries, and interest is intensifying. Join this session as we explain how Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is making 5G Private Networks a reality with a focus on streamlined planning, plug and play deployments, and automated operations. 

5G mmWave Business Insights

Philippe Poggianti, Vice President, Business Development, Qualcomm France S.A.R.L. 
Harsha Viswanathan, Senior Manager, Sports Technology and Innovation, Verizon 

Recent and upcoming 5G mmWave deployments around the world are revealing how global operators will reap the economic benefits of extreme capacity while enabling new user experiences, enterprise applications, and the promise of 5G. Learn business insights from 5G mmWave case studies in Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia, and North America. 

Marketing 5G User Experiences in a Diversified World

Don McGuire, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 
Ryan Sullivan, Vice President, Device and Technology, T-Mobile
Vishal Shah, General Manager, XR and Metaverse, Lenovo
Lauren Bean, Senior Cloud Solutions Consultant-High Tech, Adobe

Beyond the mobile phone, 5G connectivity has becomes increasingly important to all industries. Join Don McGuire, CMO at Qualcomm Technologies, as he moderates a panel of industry experts on how 5G can improve user experiences across diversified ecosystems, platforms and businesses and learn their shared experiences on implementation of 5G, including how it translates to their customer accelerated experiences. 

Fixed Wireless Access Business Case

Federico Agnoletto, Senior Economist, GSMA Intelligence 

5G Fixed Wireless Access is gaining momentum, reshaping broadband access to homes and enterprises. Learn in this session about key business and technical considerations which impact cost to deploy and operate Fixed Wireless Access networks and services – and the decisions you can make towards maximizing return on investment. Hear from GSMA Intelligence its views based on the results of its detailed business analysis of Fixed Wireless Access, compared with alternatives, to address ever-growing customer and societal broadband demands. 

Deploying IoT-as-a-Service with 5G and Private Networks into Smart Enterprises and Connected Spaces

Ashok Tipirneni, Director of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Digital transformation is helping revolutionize the way enterprises and cities digitize spaces like construction sites, stadiums to warehouses to modernize and streamline workflows to drive operational efficiencies, enable automated processes, enhance safety and security to save time and money. Qualcomm® IoT Services Suite is addressing the fragmented nature of the IoT industry, helping to bridge the gap for IoT service providers and entities looking to efficiently and effectively deploy end-to-end smart solutions utilizing 5G and private networks to support the underlying framework for these modernized connected spaces. 

How 5G is Transforming Industries Today

James Joiner, Senior Analyst, GSMA Intelligence 

Dive into real-world case studies from around the world showcasing how 5G is transforming industries as diverse as industrial robots, construction, wind farms, sports stadiums, and more.   

The Connected Driving Experience

Vivek Khanna, Senior Director of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 

In this session, participants will learn how industry leading telematic and connectivity solutions such 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, C-V2X, and multi-frequency GNSS are redefining the connected driving experience. Having seamless connectivity in and around the vehicle supports a rich and immersive cockpit, including new applications and services to make the in-vehicle experience safer, more secure, and virtually always connected. Users benefit from a more personal and interactive experience including rich multimedia and entertainment, seamless content sharing with their personal device and accessories, and advanced safety applications and emergency services. Connected to the cloud, these connectivity technologies can be continually upgraded and leveraged across platforms in the Snapdragon Digital Chassis to bring new digital services into the vehicle. 

How 5G is Changing Robotics and Drone Industries

Leila Ribeiro, Technology Director,MITRE Engenuity Open Generation
Paul Challoner, VP Product Solutions, Ericsson
Eric Ringer, Head of Strategy and Operations, Verizon Robotics
Dev Singh, Senior Director of Product Management and GM for Robotics, Drones, and Intelligent Machines, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Learn how 5G technology can transform and accelerate robotics operations. The Open Generation 5G R&D consortium is building this 5G future faster – working with industry, academia, startups, and government. Leila Ribeiro, joined by industry leaders, will discuss how they are moving forward this collaborative 5G R&D effort that includes deployment of the first private 5G network available on an FAA-designated UAS aviation range.

Technical Track

5G Summit Master Class Driving the Technology Evolution for 5G Advanced 1

May 13, 2022

27:21

5G Summit Master Class The Role of AI in the Future of 5G

May 13, 2022

29:46

5G Summit Master Class 5G Modem-RF Deep Dive

May 13, 2022

29:41

5G Summit Master Class 5G mmWave Myths vs Reality

May 13, 2022

31:53

5G Summit Master Class 5G and Wi-Fi at the Intersection of Broadband Transformation

May 13, 2022

30:47

5G Summit Master Class Accelerating 5G Networks with Open RAN

May 13, 2022

32:38

5G Summit Master Class Spotlight on 5G Spectrum

May 13, 2022

24:09

5G Summit Master Class What’s in 5G Release 17

May 13, 2022

32:13

Driving the Technology Evolution for 5G Advanced

John Smee, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 

Today, 5G is being widely deployed across all regions of the world, and its technology evolution continues with 5G Advanced in 3GPP Release 18 and beyond. 5G Advanced marks the second phase of 5G technology evolution and it is bringing a new wave of wireless innovations that will deliver on the 5G promise. 5G Advanced aims to deliver a balanced 5G evolution for the rest of the decade and it will evolve the 5G foundation as well as continue its expansion to new applications. Join this session to learn about the new technologies coming with 5G Advanced and see our cutting-edge research on the path to 5G Advanced and beyond. 

The role of AI in the Future of 5G

Moderator: Joseph Soriaga, Sr. Director, Technology, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 
Tingfang Ji, VP, Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 
Xiaoxia Zhang, Sr. Director, Technology, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 
Frances Chen, Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 

Today, AI is delivering enhanced experiences and new capabilities to our society in more ways than ever. AI not only provides the ability for our devices to perceive, reason, and act intuitively, but also changes how we approach and solve technical challenges. For wireless, AI can effectively accelerate future innovations, and novel machine learning techniques can fuel the advancements across a wide range of technology areas. Looking forward, we are exploring the natural synergies of 5G and AI. Join our panel of experts to learn why 5G and AI will fuel future use cases, understand how AI can solve difficult wireless system challenges, and see how AI is already being used today to make our 5G modem-RF better. 

5G Modem-RF System Deep Dive

Kanu Chadha, Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Max Rodrigues, Manager of Product Marketing, RF360 Europe GmbH 

Learn about the latest Modem-RF technologies that will drive the next wave of 5G devices, from smartphones to fixed wireless access products. Get a front seat on how exciting new capabilities such as AI-enhanced 5G, standalone mmWave, 5G dual connectivity, filters and more, will impact user experience and device performance in global 5G networks. 

5G mmWave Myths Versus Reality

Michael Thelander, President and Founder, Signals Research Group 

Is 5G mmWave delivering as promised? Join this deep dive into real-world 5G mmWave performance including data speeds, coverage, capacity and battery life, from field tests in commercial 5G mmWave networks in North America and Europe. 

5G and Wi-Fi at the Intersection of Broadband Transformation

Preethika Adyanthaya, Staff Product Manager, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 
Sreeja Nair, Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. 
Tim Mccarthy, Sr. Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.
Ben Wood, Chief Analyst and CMO, CCS Insight
 

Learn about how deep 5G and Wi-Fi integration is driving new and powerful Broadband use cases. From hotspots to fixed wireless access, this panel dives into the systematic way Qualcomm Technologies addresses key requirements and challenges. Whether enabling seamless handoffs, thermal optimizations, or interference reduction, Qualcomm innovations are fueling solutions network providers need to deliver next-generation connected experience - from the last mile to everywhere else. 

Accelerating 5G Networks with Open RAN

Yongbin Wei, Vice President of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 

5G is shaking up the cellular network landscape as infrastructure becomes more open, interoperable, and powerful, and Qualcomm Technologies is at the forefront. Learn how Qualcomm Technologies’ open (O-RAN) and virtualized (vRAN) technologies and platforms are laying a high-performance, energy-efficient and scalable 5G foundation for a new era of intelligent and connected edge. 

Spotlight on 5G spectrum

Aspasia Paroutsas, Vice President, Federal Regulatory Affairs, Qualcomm Incorporated 

As 5G continues its proliferation and evolution, opening doors to revolutionary innovations and opportunities globally, it’s important to take stock of that indispensable resource making all of this possible – spectrum. 5G is designed to support all spectrum types and bands — licensed, unlicensed, and shared, from sub-GHz to mmWave. Government regulators around the world are actively identifying, clearing, and allocating new spectrum for 5G to fuel economic growth. Join this session to get the latest update on global spectrum status for 5G and learn about the new spectrum innovations that are coming for 5G Advanced and beyond.  

What’s in 5G Release 17

Juan Montojo, Vice President, Technical Standards, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 

Just recently in March, 3GPP has finalized 5G NR Release 17, the third major release of the global 5G standard. Not only does this mark the completion of the latest 5G specifications, ushering in a plethora of new and enhanced 5G system capabilities, but it also sets the foundation for the upcoming 5G Advanced evolution starting in Release 18. Join this session to get the latest update on 3GPP, learn what 5G Release 17 entails, see the key Qualcomm innovations in Release 17, and understand how 5G Advanced is about to put the wireless technology evolution in overdrive.

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