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IEEE 5G World Forum 2020

IEEE sponsored the 5G broadband conference—the 2020 IEEE Third 5G World Forum. This conference brought together representatives from industry, academia, and research to share their insights and discuss advances in 5G as well as address challenges in 5G deployment. The conference was held between 10 September and 2 November, 2020. IEEE originally planned the 2020 5G World Forum as an in-person event, but the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a change to these original plans. Technology conferences around the world have moved online since the spring. And the 2020 5G World Forum was no different—the conference was completely virtual. Despite this change in format, it remained an ideal platform to reach key stakeholders in the field of 5G.

IEEE 5G World Forum 2019

The 2019 IEEE 2nd 5G World Forum (5GWF’19), jointly organized by IEEE and 5G Lab Germany in conjunction with the IEEE 4th 5G Summit Dresden, will be held in Dresden, Germany, from September 30 through October 2, 2019. The IEEE 5G World Forum and 5G Summit will take a holistic approach to 5G system design, ranging from silicon hardware, wireless interfaces, networks, edge clouds all the way up to Tactile Internet applications. This three-day event offers a unique platform for industry leaders, innovators, and researchers from industry and academia to collaborate and exchange ideas that will help to drive standards and rapid deployment forward.

IEEE 5G World Forum 2018

IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity hosted the 1st Annual IEEE 5G World Forum (5GWF’18) July 9-11, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA, USA. This unique event was designed to examine key critical 5G innovations across technologies that will alter the research and application space of the future.


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