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17 March 2015 | Hallam Conference Centre, London, UK


The IET 5G Radio Technology has now taken place. The event brought together industry and academia R&D leaders to debate the future of 5G.


The seminar offered an excellent insight into technology trends shaping the future of 5G communications.


Our expert speakers and panellists shared inspiring and sometimes provocative thoughts on different aspects of the emerging 5G ecosystem.


Highlights of the day included:

  • Prof Rahim Tafazolii, Head of 5G Innovation Centre presenting on major opportunities and challenges in the 5G research
  • Dr Joe Butler, Director of Technology, OFCOM, examining the impact of new 5G technologies on spectrum regulation and management
  • Panel discussion: 4G to 5G: evolution or revolution? offering the UK perspective on future spectrum needs, new communications standards and key technology solutions representing 5G Innovation Centre, Avanti, EE, Ericsson, GSM Association, Real Wireless and Telefonica Europe


Thank you to all our speakers, sponsors, supporters and attendees for making this seminar a success.


Watch the latest 'What is 5G' with industry leaders interviewed at the IET 5G Radio Technology Seminar. Courtesy of Radio-Electronics.com.


Find out more about the seminar.

  • Dr Joe Butler, OFCOM
  • Prof Mischa Dohler, King’s College London
  • Prof David Hendon CBE FREng, 5G Innovation Centre, University of Surrey
  • Dr Maziar Nekovee, Samsung Electronics R&D Institute UK
  • Prof Rahim Tafazolli, 5G Innovation Centre, University of Surrey
  • Dr Mike Short CBE, Telefonica Europe
  • Prof Andy Sutton, EE
  • Prof William Webb, IET President


Find out more about the speakers.

  • Hear practical approaches and gain insights into spectrum, standards and technology for the emerging 5G ecosystem
  • Meet high-profile industry, academic and government speakers
  • Explore technical challenges to enable you to capitalise on opportunities offered by 5G
  • Join a UK centric debate to shape the future of global mobile communications



Find out about registration.


This event can count towards CPD requirements. You'll earn six hours of CPD.

To keep your CPD records up to date ask in advance for an attendance certificate.


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