• Jin Bains, Facebook, Keynote Speaker

Conference Overview

The 2018 IEEE 1st 5G World Forum (5GWF’18) in Santa Clara, California is a unique event bringing together experts from industry, academia, and research to exchange their vision and advances towards 5G to encourage innovative collaboration to benefit society.

We are excited to begin each day with distinguished keynote speakers from National Instruments, Facebook, China Mobile, Volkswagen, Stanford University, and more!

5G technologies are expected to enable fundamentally new applications that will transform the way humanity lives, works, and engages with its environment. To that end, the 2018 IEEE 5G World Forum is offering engaging vertical and topical sessions that will provide the audience a deep dive into the advancements and associated challenges of 5G related to each topic.

Important Dates

Registration is now open!
Advance discount registration until 15 June.
Register here

For questions please email WF5G2018@ieee.org.


Keynote Speaker: Eric Starkloff, National Instruments

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View the list of our dynamic speakers here! 

Call for Papers, Sessions, Tutorials, Panels, Workshops

Click here for the online Call for Authors.

The 2018 IEEE 1st 5G World Forum (5GWF’18) in Santa Clara, California, seeks contributions on how to nurture and cultivate 5G technologies and applications for the benefit of society.

Conference Venue

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 200-1234

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