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2022 OPEN GENERATION 5G SUMMIT

GETTING TO OUR 5G FUTURE FASTER

A live, two-day virtual symposium.

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Be one of the innovators leading 5G to the future. 

Interact with other visionaries and influencers who share the goal of accelerating life-changing use cases and solutions that benefit from 5G technology.

Offered at no charge as part of MITRE Engenuity's effort to serve the public interest, this forward-thinking event brings the entire telecom ecosystem together to discuss:

  • Industry advancements
  • Standards and regulations
  • UAS over 5G
  • IoT use cases

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Speakers include:

Laurie Giandomenico

Chief Acceleration Officer, MITRE and Managing Director, MITRE Engenuity
Welcome Speaker

Thierry

Thierry Klein

President, Bell Labs Solutions Research
Nokia Bell Labs

Keynote Speaker

Paul

Paul Challoner

VP, Network Product Solutions
Ericsson

Keynote Speaker

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Dev Singh

Senior Director, Business Development and GM of Robotics, Drones, and Intelligent Machines
Qualcomm Technologies Inc.

Keynote Speaker

Gerry

Gerry Libunao

Distinguished Engineer, Network Planning
Verizon

Keynote Speaker

Your Hosts:

Ajit

Ajit Kahaduwe

Managing Director of Incubation & New Product Development, MITRE Accelerator and Chairman, 
MITRE Engenuity Open Generation

Leila

Leila Ribeiro

Chief Engineer, Advanced Telecom, MITRE Accelerator and Technology Director, 
MITRE Engenuity Open Generation

See the full schedule below:


DAY 1


Sept. 13, 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. EDT

2022 Open Generation 5G Summit Welcome 

Welcome Speaker
Laurie Giandomenico, Chief Acceleration Officer, MITRE and Managing Director, MITRE Engenuity

UAS and BVLOS Solutions Proven with 5G

Keynote Speaker
Thierry Klein, President, Bell Labs Solutions Research, Nokia Bell Labs
 
Topic Introduction
Rick Niles, Chief Engineer, MITRE
 

Panel Discussions:

UAS & Public Safety

Moderator
Charles Werner, Director, DRONERESPONDERS

Panelists: 
Mike Ross, Sr. Director of Product Management, Skydio
Moshe Cohen, CEO, Ciconia
Carl Blando, UAS Manager, Homeland Security Unit, Boston PD

UAS Infrastructure Inspection 

Moderator
Bronwyn Morgan, CEO, XeoAir

Panelists: 
Scott Uebelhart, Chief Scientist, Massachusetts DOT Aeronautics
Alex Cadigan, Environmental Engineer II, Spire Natural Gas
Riley Beaman, Division of Aviation UAS Program Manager, NC DOT

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)

Moderator
Andy Lacher, Chief Technologist for Future Airspace Operations, NASA

Panelists: 
Rod Randall, Chairman of the Board, MagLev Aero
Jeff Breunig, Principal, Navigation & UAS, MITRE
Chris Nassif, Program Manager, FAA
Bobby Sakaki, Head of Product, Ascent Aerosystems


Sept. 13, 1:20 - 4:30 p.m. EDT​ 

Connected World Solutions with 5G

Keynote Speaker
Paul Challoner, VP of Network Product Solutions, Ericsson

Topic Introduction
Izabela L. Gheorghisor, Principal Communications Engineer, MITRE
 

Panel Discussions: 

Smart Agriculture

Moderator
Ismail Guvenc, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University​

Panelists: 
Abhilash Chandel, Assistant Professor, Precision Agriculture Technologies and Data Management, Virginia Tech Tidewater AREC
Dez O’Connor, Sr. Sales Business Development Manager, Cisco Systems
Mike Prorock, Founder and CTO, mesur.io
Tony Sammarco, Director, Product Technology Strategy, Device Solutions Inc.

Smart Cities 

Moderator
Kwasi Fraser, Mayor, Purcellville, VA

Panelists: 
Renu Chaudhry, CSO, OST, Inc.
Frank Matus, Director, ATC Digital Aviation Solutions, Americas, Thales
Tom Sawanobori, SVP and CTO, CTIA
Michael Cannon, Chief Technology Officer, Stafford County, VA

Smart Health 

Moderator
Katherine Kim, Principal, Consumer Health Informatics, MITRE

Panelists: 
SM Hasan, 5G Mission Leader/ Principal Engineer, General Electric
Dr. Juan Lopez Solorza, MD, Associate Medical Director, Director of Clinical Education, Livingston Community Health
Peter Linder, Head of 5G Marketing & Thought Leadership, Ericsson North America

Day 1 Closing Remarks

 


DAY 2


Sept. 14, 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. EDT​ 

2022 Open Generation 5G Summit Day 2 Welcome

Evolving Performance, Standards, and Regulations in Telecom

Keynote Speaker
Gerry Libunao, Distinguished Engineer, Network Planning, Verizon​​
 
Topic Introduction
Adrian Buckley, 5G Standards Principal, MITRE
 
 

Panel Discussions:

Making Detect and Avoid a Reality for UAS

Moderator
Stefano Faccin, Director, Technical Standards, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Panelists: 
Lee Nguyen, Independent Contractor, NUAIR
Rick Niles, Chief Engineer, MITRE
Cheryl Contreras, Director of Flight Operations, Iris Automation

Informing Legal & Regulatory Processes

Moderator
Ken Stewart, President and CEO, NUAIR

Panelists: 
Tyler Hazan, Managing Partner, Angulo McGhee, A Professional Law Corporation
Zaida McGhee, Founding Partner, Angulo McGhee, A Professional Law Corporation

5G Standards

Moderator
Barbara Pareglio, Executive Director, Advanced Air Mobility, GSMA​

Panelists: 
Sebastian Thalanany, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, U.S. Cellular
Wanshi Chen, Sr. Director, Technology, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.

Adrian Buckley, Principal 5G Standards, MITRE

 


Sept. 14, 1:20 - 4:30 p.m. EDT

Advanced Technology and the Changing Dynamics of Telecom 

Keynote Speaker
Dev Singh, GM of Robotics, Drones, and Intelligent Machines, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. 
 
Topic Introduction
Dipesh Modi, Principal Communications Network Engineering, MITRE
 

Panel Discussions:

AI/ML and Edge Computing

Moderator
Rika Nakazawa, Group Vice President, NTT Global

Panelists: 
Tommaso Melodia, Director of the Institute of Wireless Internet of Things, Northeastern University
Ravi Guntupalli, Director of Technology, Cisco Systems
Jeff Nezon, Senior Sales Executive, Summit Tech
Daniel Jakubisin, Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

5G Use Cases Over MM Wave

Moderator
Gerry Libunao, Distinguished Engineer, Network Planning, Verizon

Panelists: 
Jisung Oh, CEO and President, Phytunes
Amitabha Ghosh, Nokia Fellow and Head, Radio Interface Group, Nokia Standards
Javed Khan, Sr. Director, 5G RAN Product Management, Rakuten Symphony

6G and Beyond

Moderator
Andy Thiessen, Head of 5G/xG, MITRE

Panelists: 
Walid Saad, Professor, Virginia Tech
G. Jason Schnellbacher, Director, T-Mobile
Prasanth Ananth, Research Leader for Autonomous Drones, Nokia
Venki Ramaswamy, Chief Technologist, NextG

2022 Open Generation 5G Summit Closing Remarks

 

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