User Equipment & Device Evolution Beyond 5G

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October 12-14, 2022


Sonesta Bee Cave Austin

Austin, Texas USA



Limited to 100 seats

First Registered, First Served!

Attendance open to all IWPC Members


Assessing vertical 5G user cases, including NTN, RedCap, V2X and more.  Considering FR1 TDD high power UE, antenna switching, Advanced RF (faster switching, improved efficiency, etc.) for devices.  5G services (incl. XR) that fuel next generation 5G devices.

Workshop Goals

    • Assessing User equipment State of the Art and Evolution
    • Understanding new PTCRB device certification process and special IoT certification program. 
    • Exploring device evolution from 5G to 6G, machine learning/AI enabled 5G devices
    • Discuss and debate what will drive the devices of the next decade


October 12


7:00 pm

Evening Reception & Registration


October 13


7:00 am



8:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions






Host Introduction and Keynote






Device Evolution from 5G to 6G


Director, Member Technical Staff,

Device Architecture & Design

& Lead Member of Technical Staff,

AT&T Labs



10:00 am

Networking Break

10:40 am

RF Front End Review including FR1 TDD High Power UE, Antenna Switching and more


Lead Member of Techincal Staff,

AT&T Labs



D2D Sidelink (LTE Sidelink, NR Sidelink, User Applications, e.g. ProSe and Coverage Extension)

Lead Member of Technical Staff,

AT&T Labs


12:00 Noon

Networking Lunch


1:00 pm

Critical Uplink Feature Support for 5G


Director of Systems Engineering,


 Release 17 Impacts on the UE RF Front End


Principal Technology Strategist

(Wireless Semiconductor Division),




The Role of Differentiated Silicon Technology to Address Hardware Reliability of mmWave 5G Handsets


Senior Director, Strategic Applications,

Global Foundries (GF)



3:00 pm

Networking Break


3:40 pm

Exploring Vertical 5G User Cases including NTN, RedCap, V2X etc.


Principal Member of Technical Staff,

AT&T Labs



5G mmWave User Applications for Transparent Phased Array Antennas


Business Development Manager,
Alcan Systems




5:00 pm

Day 1 Panel


5:30 pm



7:00 pm

Networking Dinner


The County Line on the Lake

October 14


7:00 am


8:00 am

Prioritization:  The Key to Addressing the Test Challenges of 5G NR and 6G Wireless Devices


Lead Product Development Engineer,

AT&T Labs

Over the Air Testing for 6G; challenges and opportunities


Senior Product Planner for Wireless and 6G

Keysight Technologies



10:00 AM

Networking Break


10:40 AM


Emerging Silicon, Antennas, Packaging and Algorithm Developments for FR2 Power Class 1 UE Devices

SVP Marketing & Communication,

Sivers Semiconductors




Interconnect Technologies & Solutions for 5G mmWave, RF Front End Modules, AiP, SiP Solutions for Smart Phones, Notebooks, etc.


Program Manager, R&D,





12:00 Noon

Networking Lunch


1:00 pm

Closing Panel

Closing Discussion




2:00 pm



  1. What is the deadline for presentation/handout materials?
  2. Who are the attendees?
  3. What are the costs/registrations fees?
  4. Hotel information?
  5. What are the travel options from the airport to the hotel?
  6. Are there any audiovisual requirements?
  7. Will business cards be collected?
  8. What is the dress code?
  9. How will handout materials be provided?
  1. What is the deadline for presentation/handout materials?

    Deadline for electronic version of presentation/handout materials:  October 3, 2022

  2. Who are the attendees?
    • We do not permit the Press.
    • We do not permit Analysts.
    • We do not permit Consultants.
    • We do not permit 3rd party sales reps.
    • We only permit "first hand knowledge experts" in business and technology issues, prepared to contribute to the discussion.
  3. What are the costs/registrations fees?

    ALL Hosts, Speakers, Panel Members and Attendees will be asked to cover out-of-pocket workshop costs such as conference room costs, food (Social Reception plus First Day breakfast/lunch/dinner plus Second Day breakfast/lunch plus Breaks), audio/visual costs, etc.

    These costs will be $1220 (USD) per person. (For IWPC Members only.)

    ALL Hosts, Speakers, Panel Members and Attendees will be asked to pay this fee in advance with either Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cash, personal check or business check. Make checks payable to IWPC.

  4. Hotel information?

    Sonesta Bee Cave Austin
    12525 Bee Cave Parkway
    Austin, Texas USA, 78738
    Phone: +1-512-483-5900

    Hotel Website

    The IWPC room block rate is $199/night. The deadline for hotel reservations is Monday September 12, 2022. After that date, rooms cannot be guaranteed at the IWPC rate, you might want to call the hotel and ask for the rate. You can make your reservation online.

  5. What are the travel options from the airport to the hotel?

    Uber, Lyft and Taxi

  6. Are there any audiovisual requirements?

    A Computer Projector will be available for the speakers.

    In addition, we audiotape all presentations and the interactive discussions. Post workshop, presentations are made available to IWPC Members on the IWPC WEB site, along with “recordings” of all presentations and panel sessions.

  7. What is the dress code?

    Business casual suggested. No ties, please!

  8. How will handout materials be provided?

    For ALL IWPC members:

    All IWPC members are invited to submit materials to be included in the online workshop folder in the IWPC Research Library. This should NOT BE SALES MATERIALS. Rather, we suggest it contain technical information about your technology as it relates to the workshop topics.

    For all companies who will be making a presentation at the Workshop:

    You are invited to submit an advance copy of your presentation, complete with graphics and illustrations.  Please use PowerPoint 16:9 format and embed .mp4 videos if have them.  Please do not use .wmv, .avi or other video format, .mp4 only.  No proprietary markings please.  Do not include any pages or images that require going online or have security requirements.  Everything needs to be embedded in the file and unprotected.  The laptop that will display the presentations during the workshop is not connected to the internet so external links to YouTube or anywhere else will not work.  All content must run locally in PowerPoint.

    These materials will be included on the IWPC website Research Library for member access in PDF format.

    Please submit these materials either by email, as a Word for Windows file, Power Point files or PDF files.


    • Go to
    • Click on IWPC Activities Tab
    • Under Workshop: User Equipment and Device Evolution Beyond 5G
    • Click on Submit Presentation Proposal. Complete the form and attach your presentation.
    • Once we receive your presentation we will send an email confirmation.