Duration 1 hour

The success of 5G networks will depend heavily on the adoption of a number of new technologies. In this joint Nokia/Qualcomm webinar, you’ll hear the latest updates about 5G standardization. We’ll also discuss the key technology components that enable 5G networks, including utilizing the new spectrum, flexible frameworks, scalable numerology, massive MIMO beam forming, multi-connectivity, network slicing, and the multi-access edge cloud.

Topics Covered

  • Key technology components that enable 5G networks
  • How to utilize the new technology innovations
  • Latest developments in 5G standards

Who Should Attend

Service Providers/operators - Senior 5G technical management Directors, VPs, technology strategists, 5G technology evaluators, 5G technical R&D


John Smee

VP Engineering

Qualcomm Research

Dr. John E. Smee is a Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies. He joined Qualcomm in 2000, holds 54 U.S. Patents and has been involved in the system design for a variety of projects focused on the innovation of wireless communications systems such as CDMA EV-DO, IEEE 802.11, 3GPP LTE and 5G. His work involves taking advanced system designs and signal processing techniques from theory through design, standardization, implementation and productization. He is currently a 5G project engineering lead in Qualcomm’s research and development group. John was chosen to participate in the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering program and is a recipient of the Qualcomm Distinguished Contributor Award for Project Leadership.

Harri Holma

Nokia Bell Labs Fellow

Nokia Bell Labs

Harri Holma joined Nokia Research Center in 1994 and received his M.Sc. from Helsinki University of Technology 1995. He has been with Nokia since 1994 and has been located both in Finland and in USA during that time. Harri Holma is currently working as Fellow in Nokia Bell Labs with special interest on radio system performance. He has completed his PhD at Helsinki University of Technology 2003. Dr. Holma has edited the books "WCDMA for UMTS", "HSDPA/HSUPA for UMTS", "LTE for UMTS", “Voice over LTE”, “LTE Advanced”, “HSPA+ Evolution” and “LTE Small Cell Optimization”, and contributed to a number of other books in the radio communication area.

Volker Held

Head of 5G Market Development


At Nokia, Volker is focused on combining the technology and business side of innovation. He heads Nokia’s 5G market development activities for the company, helping to create the future of telecommunications. He was also one of the founders of Nokia FutureWorks and brought Technology Vision 2020 to life.

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