Network Evolution for 5G Advanced & New 5G Use Cases - Device System Ecosystem for 5G Advanced & Beyond Smartphones

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May 8-10, 2023


T-Mobile Campus


Bellevue, WA, USA


Limited to 100 seats

First Registered, First Served!

Attendance open to all IWPC Members


NR Carrier Aggregation and Carrier Layer Management, Network Solutions for Fixed Wireless Access, Supporting emerging Use Cases (XR, Wearables, IoT), 5G SA Network Slicing, Maximizing the value of mmWave and unlicensed spectrum deployments.  Massive Carrier Aggregation & MIMO design.  Optimizing complex uplink transmission RFFE & antennas.

Workshop Goals

    • Explore advancement of 5G MBB devices (Smartphones & Fixed Wireless Access).
    • Understand low cost 5G devices and component simplification & optimization.
    • Assess the supply chain ecosystem for beyond the smartphone, including wearables, XR, C-V2X, IIoT.


May 8

7:00 pm

Evening Reception & Registration


May 9

7:00 am


Eat breakfast at your hotel

8:00 AM

Walk to T-Mobile Campus

Building, Room B10


Welcome and Introductions





Host Introduction and Keynote



Keynote, 5G Advanced Network Architecture, Concepts and Direction


Senior Director, Technology Development & Strategy



Un-Leashing 5G Spectrum


Senior Manager, Technology Development & Strategy,


10:00 am

Networking Break

10:40 am

5G-Advanced: Perspective on R18 and Beyond


DMTS, Research and Development,

C Spire



Assessing Over-the-Air Performance of Fixed Wireless Devices - A Significant Paradigm Shift


IEEE WCP, Lead Product Development Engineer,





12:00 Noon

Networking Lunch


1:00 pm

Maximizing the Value of mmWave


Account Manager,




Multi-Vendor 5D SA Deployements: Challenges and Opportunities


SVP, Access Technoloiges,



Accelerating 5G Networks with a Focus on Radio and L1 Acceleration

Director, Strategic Corporate Business Development,



3:00 pm

Networking Break


3:30 pm


Pioneering Fixed Wireless Access Through RFFE Evolution


Vice President, Global Sales and Strategic Marketing and

Senior Product Marketing Manager,

pSemi (Murata)



Replacing Ethernet Cable


Senior Product Manager,



Energy Efficiency of 5G Advanced Networks

Senior Principal Systems Engineer,



5:10 pm


End of Day Panel


7:00 pm

Networking Dinner


Black Bottle Gastro Tavern



May 10



7:00 am

Breakfast at your hotel

9:00 am

Neutral Hosted Networking (NHN)



Dell Technologies

5G-Advanced and Key Technology Enablers


Nokia Fellow, Head of Radio Interface Goup and

Bell Labs Fellow, Head of NAM Standards




10:20 AM

Networking Break


10:40 AM

RFFE miniaturization and cost reduction;

all 5G device Evolution

Director, Device Technology,





5G Evolution: Lessons, Opportunites & Challenges


Systems Engineer,



5G Advanced Addressing Services and Devices Beyond eMBB and Smartphones

Principal Researcher and Research Leader,

Ericsson Research

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch


1:30 pm



5G-Advanced and UE Optimization through New Feature Support

Director of Systems Engineering,




Automotive Wireless Digital Transformation


Director of Technology and Market Development,





3:00 pm

Networking Break


3:40 pm


Next Generation 5G mmWave Module Architecture

Director of Engineering

ASE Group


5:00 pm


Closing Panel


5:30 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:  May 4, 2023

  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 $965 (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 (note: workshop is held on premise at T-Mobile, the workshop is within walking distance)

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Bellevue
    3225 158th Avenue SE
    Bellevue, WA, USA, 98008
    Phone: +1-425-644-2500

    Hotel Website

    Please note breakfast is included in your room rate, eat at the hotel before walking to the workshop location. 

  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.


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