Center for Wireless Communications 5G & Beyond Forum

5G Forum and Beyond at the Center for Wireless Communications


Date: 2017-05-04to
Time: All day Thu-Fri
Location: Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

Guest Speaker: Eugene Chi (Microsoft); Gene Dankster (Qualcomm Life); Tim Talty (GM);
John Mattison (Kaiser Permanente); Simon Nazarian (Kaiser Permanente); et al.

Host: CWC Director Sujit Dey


The Center for Wireless Communications (CWC) at UC San Diego is holding its fifth annual 5G Forum "5G and Beyond" on May 4-5, 2017. The Forum will investigate what new applications and user experiences can be enabled by 5G, including Connected Health, Smart Cities, Smart Manufacturing and Virtual Reality, what requirements need to be met by 5G networks and devices, and how new innovations in 5G radio architectures, circuits, and application and network analytics can satisfy these requirements.  

As in our previous 5G Forums, industry leaders and experts from different industry segments, together with experts from academia, will participate as speakers and panelists. The Forum will conclude with a planning session which will help shape 5G innovations in CWC, member companies, and beyond.


Following is a partial list of speakers who will share their insights at the 5G & Beyond forum. 

Eugene Chi, General Manager - Small, Mid-Sized Business Sales & Distribution at Microsoft Corporation

Gene Dankster, Director Business Development, Qualcomm Life

Durga Malladi, Senior Vice President, Engineering at Qualcomm

John Mattison, Asst. Med. Dir. Chief Health Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente

Simon Nazarian, Executive Director, Kaiser Permanente

Tim Talty, Technical Fellow, General Motors