AGENDA – GSMA Future Networks Seminar 5G slicing for industry-specific services

Where: Level 3, Pudong Ball Room 1-2, Kerry Hotel, Shanghai

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09:30 – 09:40


  • Why 5G is about much more than superfast mobile broadband

Henry Calvert
Head of Future Network Programme, GSMA

09:40 – 09:55

PRESENTATION – Collaborative initiative to enable 5G Network Slicing:

  • Why a collaberative approach is needed to make 5G Network Slicing a success
  • The road to standardising Network Slicing

David Gannon

VP of Technology Strategy and Industry Relations, Deutsche Telekom


09:55 – 10:10   

PRESENTATION – A communications service that adapts to industry-specific services:

  • What new opportunities can 5G offer to industry?
  • Which 5G capabilities are relevant to industry?
  • What are the key technologies and priorities for 5G deployment?

Lu Lu

Head of Network Innovation LAB, China Mobile


10:10 – 10:25

PRESENTATION – Open the 5G network to verticals

  • Open 5G network and operator’s opportunities
  • Open network with slicing to cooperative with verticals

Bin Fan

Director of 5G Innovation Center, China Unicom


10:25 – 10:45

CASE STUDY – The reality of 5G sliced roaming:

  • How to provide a 5G Network Slice user experience anywhere and anytime
  • Test bed findings
  • New cooperation models

Jong Han Park, Core Head 5G Core Network Architect

SK Telecom


10:45 – 11:00

PRESENTATION – The value of 5G slicing:

  • Planning for changes in customer expectations
  • What is the commercial rationale of Network Slicing?
  • What business models can the industry expect to see?

Jianjun Wu

Director of Future Network Arch. LAB, Huawei Central Research Institute


11:00 – 11:30


Members of the panel will share their perspectives on the following topics, followed by an audience Q&A:

  • What is the role of mobile network operators in supporting industry today and tomorrow?
  • The differences between dedicated and virtualised networks
  • How can industry-specific services reshape mobile network operators in the future?


  • Lu Lu, China Mobile
  • Bin Fan, China Unicom
  • Xu Xia, China Telecom
  • Hongmei Yang, CIACT


We look forward to seeing you in Shanghai!