5G International Symposium 2018

DATE: 27 – 28 March, 2018
TIME: 10:00 – 17:00 for both days
(5G Exhibitions will be open in parallel to the conference during two days)
PLACE: Tokyo Odaiba, Tokyo International Exchange Center, Plaza Heisei
(International Conference Hall)

Hosted by: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan (MIC)
Co-hosted by: The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF),
Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB)
Supported by Telecommunication Technology Committee(TTC)

MIC, in cooperation with 5GMF and ARIB and TTC, will host the 5G International Symposium – “Come, See, Learn about 5G”- to explore the future image and society of 5G, which is expected to be introduced by 2020.

The symposium will discuss the latest achievements of 5G Field Trials* promoted by MIC from current fiscal year, and also 5G exhibition & demonstrations will be open in the same venue for visitors to experience the world of 5G.

In the conference, presentations and panel discussions by experts from 5G utilization industries will provide perspectives in terms of the impact of 5G as the ICT infrastructure in future IoT, as well as discuss the environment and challenges to accelerate 5G development.

http://www.soumu.go.jp/menu_news/s-news/01kiban14_02000297.html (Japanese only)

This website will provide information update regarding the event.


Day 1 – 27 March

Session 1: What are the capabilities of 5G? – Achievement of 5G Field Trials –
This session will provide presentation and discussions of the latest achievements of 5G Field Trials.

– NTT Communications
– KDDI Corp.
– Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International(ATR)
– National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
– Softbank Corp.

Special Event – Expectation toward 5G –
This session will provide keynote presentation as well as dialogue by major manufactures, on expectations toward 5G in various industries beyond telecommunications.

Keynote Presentation
Mr. Masaaki Matsuhashi, Managing Executive Officer, Seven Bank, Ltd.

Special Dialogue
Mr. Masanobu Fujioka, CTO, Ericsson Japan
Mr. Keiichiro Shimada, Corporate Executive, Sony Corp.
Mr. Tango Matsumoto, Executive Vice President, Fujitsu Ltd.
Mr. Takao Tsuji, President and CEO, JVCKenwood Corp.

Day 2 – 28 March

Session 2: How will 5G change our lives and work? – Social impact of 5G –
This session will provide a presentation and discussions of new services and applications realized by 5G in IoT era.

Ms. Yoshimi Ui, CEO, aba Inc.

Panel discussion
Mr. Kiyoshige Nagase, CyberAgent, Inc. Corporate Officer / AbemaTV, Inc. VP of Engineering
Mr. Takumi Iwasa, CEO, Cerevo Inc.
Ms. Yoshimi Ui, CEO, aba Inc.

Session 3: How will 5G be realized? – Crossover Collaboration of 5G –
This session will provide discussions regarding the implementation and realization of 5G toward future society by experts from Japan and Asia.

Panel discussion
Mr. Ko Ishiyama, Representative Director & President, ExaWizards Inc.
Mr. Naomi Tomita, President and CEO, hapi-robo st, Inc.

Asian collaboration session


Registration is required in advance. If you wish to participate, please access the URL below and submit through the registration form.

Registration website: https://frm.f2ff.jp/form/5g2018/


For further information please contact the 5GMF Secretariat.
Mail: contacts_atmark_5gmf.jp (please replace “_atmark_” with “@”)
Web: http://5gmf.jp/