Session Highlights


5G is not only shaping to connect everyone and everything to the Internet but promises higher throughput, capacity, energy efficiency and lower latency. 5G will also involve SDN and NFV in the new network topology. This allows the network to have greater programmability, software control and able to utilize novel radio technologies. The goals set out for 5G networks establishes a foundation from which Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, smart utilities, connected cities and a wide range of other new services will flourish while operators realize greater cost efficiency and subscribers receive a better user experience. In this cutting edge conference you will hear about the ongoing and future developments:

  • Defining 5G – vision and path to the next generation mobile network
  • Developments of 5G in China and globally
  • Role of open source and standards development for 5G
  • Technical challenges facing 5G and the proposed solutions
  • Building a cloud RAN and virtualized environment for 5G (Base Stations & EPCs)
  • Migrating physical mobile networks to virtual
  • Network management and orchestration
  • Virtualization of control and data planes and radios
  • Integration of fixed and mobile networks
  • Aggregating spectrum bands under 5G
  • Licensed and unlicensed spectrum
  • Global harmonization of spectrum
  • Progress on international standardization of IMT-2020 air interfaces
  • Role of small cells/HetNet and DAS
  • Self backhauling dynamic networks
  • Innovations - cm Wave and Millimeter Wave Technology
  • Chip Innovations - built-in intelligence chips
  • Massive MiMO antenna technology
  • Use Cases - customized services for vertical applications and markets
  • Interoperability with 4G and legacy networks
  • Interoperability with Wi-Fi

AeroMACS - Hosted by WiMAX Forum

A secure and advanced broadband wireless system that supports airport ground communications is what every modern airport needs to achieve operational efficiency, increased capacity and safety. This track on Mobile Airport Communications Systems (AeroMACS) focuses on a promising technology for airports worldwide. AeroMACS is based on a specific commercial profile of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.16 standard known as Wireless Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access or WiMAX. By attending, you can get a better grasp of how AeroMACS is designed to improve current airport communications. You also have the opportunity to interface with experts from the WiMAX Forum and other aviation authorities well versed on AeroMACS. Presentations and discussions are centered on AeroMACS’ role as a high performance, cost effective wireless communication network to support communications between air traffic controllers, aircraft pilots, airline operators, ramp operators, aircraft service providers, and security, emergency, snow removal, and deicing personnel who contribute to the safe and efficient operation of flights.

Bluetooth Internet of Things Technology Seminar

Transforming everyday object with wireless technologies to become Internet enabled and capable of providing useful data for analysis is not only a flourishing business but the way ahead. The Bluetooth technology for powering the connectivity for Internet of Things is the focus of this highly anticipated Seminar. Come join fellow developers, service providers and manufacturers to learn more about the latest cutting edge Bluetooth solutions for IoT deployments.

Presentations is focused around the latest developments and innovations in following topic areas:

  • How Bluetooth will connect billions of IoT devices seamlessly
  • New Bluetooth features that offer 4X the range, 100% improved speed and mesh networking capability
  • Security and privacy
  • Interoperability
  • Modules
  • Mesh network topology
  • Services and applications

If you are involved with building wireless devices for the Internet of Things, attending this Semianr presents an exceptional educational opportunity. The Bluetooth IoT Technology Seminar is where you can find the knowledge and ideas you need to succeed with your IoT initiatives. Register today!


"Developing with Bluetooth in IoT"
Kai Ren, Developer Programs Manager, APAC, Bluetooth SIG

"Connecting Bluetooth Low Energy Devices with IPv6"
Ken Lam, Field Application Engineer, Nordic Semiconductor ASA

"Inspiring the Next Class of Bluetooth Low Energy Devices"
Craig Tou, Technical Marketing Manager - Wireless Business Unit, ARM

"Lower Power, Faster and Total Solution on Bluetooth Low Energy"
Ice Wong, Marketing Manager, Low Power RF, Analog ASSP and ASIC, Analog and MEMS Group, ST Microelectronics

"IVT Wireless Solutions for IOT"
Jason Zhu, Product Director, IVT Wireless Limited

"Wireless Technologies Make Homes and Things Smarter"
Desmond Chan, Senior Field Marketing Manager, AP, Silicon Labs

"What Should the Traditional Hardware Manufacturer Do in the Tide of IoT?"
Jimmy He, Bluetooth Product Manager, Lierda

LTE Broadband Trunked Communications - Hosted by B-TrunC Alliance

The evolution from narrowband to broadband based on LTE adds a new dimension to trunked radio communication systems. Organizations that deploy them can benefit from access to data and video, expect greater cost efficiency, improved agility as well as reliability especially in highly demanding situations. The upcoming session on LTE Broadband Trunking Solutions is an opportunity to explore the approach to migrating from narrowband to broadband based trunking systems. An educational program addresses deployment for smart cities, public safety, rail transportation, emergency response and other mission critical applications. You will also learn about network management and other technical issues. Whether you are in the planning phase or getting started with your broadband trunked communications project, attending this session provides you with the best opportunity to receive the critical knowledge and insight you need for making informed decisions. Register today!

Spectrum Technology - Hosted by Radio Regulatory Bureau, MIIT China

Spectrum-dependent technologies are being increasingly deployed today. Will their be enough spectrum to support all these technologies and their users? With competition for the scarce supply of spectrum growing, is there a solution to ensure there is enough spectrum to go around? This session explores novel technologies and approaches that allow spectrum to be used more efficiency and how others have been maximing spectrum to meet the relentless demand. Topics to be covered includes, but not limited to:

Part I – Deployment of Spectrum

  • Overview of spectrum conservation policy, new trends and developments
  • Report on use cases and new wireless initiatives and projects:
    - Rail
    - Aviation
    - Broadcasting
    - Public Security
    - Transportation
    - Telecom

Part II – Spectrum Efficiency Technologies

  • Measuring and analyzing spectral efficiency
  • Case study: How mobile industry maximizes spectrum
  • Spectrum efficient radio architectures
  • Role of heterogenous networks
  • Data offloading through Wi-Fi and small cells
  • Frequency re-use techniques
  • Modulation and coding methods
  • Wider radio channels
  • Unlicensed LTE (LTE-U)
  • Smart antenna systems
  • Advanced microchips
  • Dynamic Spectrum Access - cognitive radio
  • Software defined radio

If you are involved with building wireless devices for the Internet of Things, attending this Semianr presents an exceptional educational opportunity. The Bluetooth IoT Technology Seminar is where you can find the knowledge and ideas you need to succeed with your IoT initiatives. Register today!

LPWAN Connectivity Options for Industrial IoT

In recent years a number of wireless connectivity technologies operating over licensed and unlicensed spectrum have been competing in the IoT space. For industrial IoT where cost, range and energy efficiency are a factor, Narrow Band IoT, LoRa and SigFox are emerging as popular options. But choosing the right one is a complex decision that involves considerations such as cloud platforms, network design, scalability, performance, installation, operation, business model, available frequencies, plus much more. This informative seminar is intended to provide audiences with greater knowledge about a wide range of promising protocols and other issues involved in their selection. This seminar is particularly useful if you are choosing a connectivity technology for IoT module or platform. Register today!

Ka Satellite Broadband Technology & Applications

Satellite wins by default whenever broadband access is needed in an area beyond the reach of conventional fixed or mobile connections. High capacity and high throughput satellites operating on the Ka band provides the speed, bandwidth and capacity to meet the most demanding requirements and users. This session explores the operational and economic advantages Ka based satellites offer. It also provides case studies of Ka satellite deployments and applications such as linking railways operating under the “One Belt and One Road” project, supporting in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, broadband for maritime and off shore platforms, emergency responders, plus much more. This session also offers technical information about the Ka-band ground systems and terminals tailored to unique requirements of government, industrial and consumer markets.

Enhancing Capacity and Coverage with Small Cell Solutions & Distributed Antenna Systems

China’s domestic mobile operators facing a capacity crunch and gaps with their macro cell coverage now have an array of solutions. It comes in the form of small cell technologies, femtocells, picocells, Wi-Fi offloading and distributed antenna systems. These technologies are providing operators with additional capacity and extending coverage needed in challenging high traffic situations and environments. It also serves as a discussion point for this seminar which will look into the economics, heterogeneous (HetNet) architectures, indoor/outdoor deployment, applications for enterprise, residential, metro, public spaces, spectrum issues as well as the technologies themselves and their co-existence. The program will be of interest to systems integrators, mobile operators, venue/site owners, enterprises, contractors, equipment vendors, chipmakers, spectrum regulators, government agencies. Other topics that this seminar will address includes but not limited to emerging technologies such as LTE direct. With the advent of 5G networks, demand for small cells with be five times the scale of macro cells. Don?t miss this important event to discuss how small cells can fit into your current and future network expansion. Register today!