Opening Session
Ashutosh Dutta, IEEE, JHU/APL
Ari Pouttu, University of Oulu
Matti Latva-aho, University of Oulu
Keynote Session
Chair: Ari Pouttu
Lauri Oksanen, Nokia Bell Labs
Open networks for the 4th industrial revolution
Peiying Zhu, Huawei
5G and Evolution
Coffee Break and Exhibits
Invited Session Chair: Arto Maaninen
Taavi Hirvonen, Bittium 
Bittium’s view on 5G – requirements, opportunities and challenges in critical wireless communications
Janne Peisa, Ericsson
NR evolution – realizing the full potential of 5G
Sudhir Dixit, Ashutosh Dutta, IEEE
Realizing wireless internet connectivity for all through 5G and B5G
13:00-14:30Parallel Technical Sessions 1-4


1. 5G and Industry
Chair: Torsten Kuepper, Qualcomm

Linus Thrybom, ABB Automation 
It takes dedication to adopt 5G

Andreas Mueller, Bosch 
Do we really need 6G

Petri Hovila, ABB Energy

Olli Liinamaa, Nokia 

Matti Vakkuri, Tieto
2. 5G for Verticals I
Chair: Jussi Haapola

Juha Ala-Mursula, Business Oulu
5G and beyond from City of Oulu point of view

Rui L. Aguiar, University of Aveiro

Markus Mettälä, Traficom
Finland’s path to become number one in 5G technology

Matti Vappula, Realmax 
3. Verticals and Test Networks I
Chair: Jaakko Sauvola

Mika Klemettinen, Business Finland
Finland as a Global Forerunner of 5G with the 5G Test Network Finland

Mikko Uusitalo, Nokia
Wireless for verticals

Ari Pouttu, University of Oulu
5GTN+ – 5G Test Network Facilitating Vertical Businesses

Jose Costa Requena, Aalto University
5G Finnish Open Research Collaboration Ecosystem

Marjo Heikkilä, Centria

Juha Kalliovaara, TUAS
Maritime-area connectivity and autonomous ships
4. Beyond 5G Enablers I
Chair: Rahim Tafazolli

Hirley Alves, University of Oulu
URLLC key enablers for 5G and beyond systems

Arto Klami, Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence
What AI can offer for 5G/6G?

Steven LaValle, University of Oulu
Challenges in wireless XR

Mikko Valkama, Tampere University
High-Accuracy Radio Positioning and Radio Sensing/Radar in 5G and Beyond Systems

Raimo Kantola, Aalto University
5G and Net Neutrality

Rui L. Aguiar, University of Aveiro
Networld2020 views on the path to 6G

Coffee and Exhibits

15:00-16:30Parallel Technical Sessions 5-8
5. 5G Devices and Networks
Chair: Ullrich Pfeiffer

Tapio Rautava, UROS
Standards based closed networks: use cases and learnings

Harri Saarnisaari, University of Oulu

Janne Koistinen, Telia

Alain Mourad, InterDigital
EMPOWER: Empowering Transatlantic Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research

Torsten Kuepper, Qualcomm
Breaking the wireless barriers to mobilize 5G NR mmWave

Ville Salmi, MediaTek
5G modems for industry vertical use cases

6. 5G for Verticals II

Chair: Rui L. Aguiar

Jorma Kivelä, JUTEL
5G Media Production for Radio as a Service

Mohammad Patwary, Birmingham City University
WM5G-Urban Connected Communities (UCC): Digital productivity acceleration programme with multicity 5G Testbed in the UK

Sudhir Dixit, Basic Internet Foundation
Realizing wireless internet connectivity for all through 5G and B5G

EUK-02-2018-PriMO-5G  Virtual Presence in Moving Objects through 5G
Riku Jäntti, Aalto University

Pål Grønsund, Telenor
Vertical industry use cases and requirements in 5G-VINNI
7. Verticals and Test Networks II 

Chair: Ian Oppermann

Kyösti Rautiola, VTT
5G Test Network Finland – Ecosystem for 5G and Beyond Technology and Vertical Industry R&D

Olli Liinamaa, Nokia

Anna-Greta Nyström, Åbo Akademi
5G in the media industry

Harri Posti, University of Oulu

Muhammad Asghar, University of Jyväskylä
AI-assisted Cognitive Self-organizing Networks for 5G and Beyound

Sasu Tarkoma, University of Helsinki
Towards AI supported networks and services
8. From Open Call
Chair: Mikko Uusitalo

Stefano Buzzi, University of Cassino
Ultra-Dense Cell-free Massive MIMO Network Deployments for Beyond-5G Wireless Communications

Ashwin S. Rao, University of Helsinki
A User-Centric Control Plane in 6G Networks

Jari Hulkkonen,  Nokia
High mm-Wave Bands for 5G and Beyond Systems

Jyh-Cheng Chen, National Chiao Tung University
RECO, SLV and free5GC – a path toward softwarization and virtualization of 5G core networks

Dick Carrillo, Lappeenranta Univ. of Technology
Key Requirements and Potential Technologies for Beyond 5G Networks applied in Energy Systems

Uma Chunduri, Huawei
Cellular Transport Network evolution for 5G and beyond Background


Closing of the IEEE 5G Summit

18:00 Magic Mystery Tour (per Invitation only)
Start from the Hotel Panorama Entrance
21:00-23:00Banquet Dinner
Saamen Kammi, Hotel K5 Courtyard, Levi Village


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3-day programme on one page  6G WIRELESS SUMMIT PDF

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