GTIDate: Tuesday, 03 March 2015
Time: 09:00 – 14:10
Location: Hall 8.0, Theatre E
Recommended Audiences: Operators, government agencies, international organisations that share the vision and global strategy of 4G development

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GTI Summit 2015

GTI Summit 2015, hosted by GTI, is aiming to promote the TD-LTE global large scale commercialisation, the convergence of TDD and FDD, as well as the service development of 4G including VoLTE/RCS, roaming, etc.


Time Session Speaker
9:00-9:05 Opening Video
9:05-9:10 Welcome  Speech Mr. Craig Ehrlich, Chairman, GTI
Progress of LTE Network and LTE-Advanced
9:10-9:15 Chinese government’s industrial policy in 4G Era Mr. Mo Wei, Member of MIIT Leadership Group, Director General of General Office, MIIT
9:15-9:20 Opportunities and Future Development of Mobile Broadband Mr. Zhao HoulinSecretary-General, ITU
9:20-9:25 The Trend of Converged LTE FDD/TDD Development Mr. Jon Fredrik BaksaasChairman, GSMA
  1. Progress and Planning on Top-notch Converged LTE TDD/FDD Network
  2. Future of Evolving LTE
  3. Progress and Planning on VoLTE and RCS
  4. Vision and Strategy of Innovative Products and Services in 4G Era
Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Airtel

Dr. Rick L. Tsai, Chairman & CEO, Chunghwa Telecom

Mr. Sha Yuejia, Executive Vice-President, China Mobile

Mr. Seong-Mok Oh, Senior Executive Vice President, KT

Next Big Thing in 4G
10:05-10:35 Innovation in 4G and Future Mr. Hans Vestberg, President and CEO, Ericsson

Mr. Paul E. Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm

Mr. JK shin, President and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung

GTI Awards Ceremony
10:35-10:45 Ceremony of Outstanding Contribution Awards GTI operators , Outstanding Contributors
4G Innovative Product
  • Release of low-cost Device Solution
  • Product Release of Flagship VoLTE/RCS Smartphone
  • Product Release of Internet of Vehicles
China Mobile, HTC, K-Touch, Leadcore, Marvell, MediaTek, OnStar, Qualcomm, Samsung, Spreadtrum, Yulong
Networking Break
3.5GHz TD-LTE  Operators Session
12:00-12:05 Chair’s Opening Remarks Nicholas James, Chief Executive, UK Broadband
12:05-12:15 Global Adoptionof 3.5 GHz TD-LTE including Update on Survey of Operator Requirements for 3.5Ghz TD-LTE Requirements – Output from Survey and Next Step Paul Berriman, CTO, PCCW-HKT, SC Member, GTI (Chair of GTI 3.5GHz WG)
12:15-12:30 3.5GHz TD-LTE Status Update and Plan Huang Yuhong, Deputy Director of CMRI, China Mobile
12:30-12:45 3.5GHz TD-LTE Adoption in Japan including Licences and MMMB Terminal Requirements Takashi Tsutsui, VP, CS, DirectorTechnology Strategy Office, SoftBank Mobile
12:45-12:55 Urban, Industrial and Wholesale Applications for 3.5 GHz TD-LTE (including eLTE for Emergency Services, Airports and Ports) Will Harnden, Chief Marketing Officer, Relish, UK
12:55-13:05 Non-urban Applications Brian O’Donahue, CFO and Commercial Director, Imagine, Ireland
13:05-13:15 WiMAXMigration to 3.5GHz TD-LTE Dean Hardy, CEO,NetSet, Canada
13:15-14:00 3.5GHz TD-LTE E-E Ecosystem

- Presentations

- Panel Discussion

- Q&A

Ericsson: Mr. Erik Ekudden, VP, Head of Technology Strategies

HuaweiGöranBerntson, Director of TDD Industry Development

Nokia: Andrew Page, General Manager of MBB Solution, VP of Greater China

Qualcomm: Jim Tran, SVP

Skyworks: Joel King, VP, GM Advanced Mobile Solutions

14:00-14:10 Summing up from the Chair Nicholas James, Chief Executive, UK Broadband


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