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21 September 2023

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch* & Registration

*Sandwiches and drinks will be at your disposal on site for lunch.

1:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Welcome notes

Bernard Kleynhoff (President of RisingSUD)
Odile Gauthier (Executive Director, Institut Mines-Telecom)

David Gesbert (Director, EURECOM)


Philippe Poggianti (Vice-President, Business Development 5G, Qualcomm France)


  • Amira Alloum (Senior Staff Engineer, Wireless R&D Center, Qualcomm France): "Leading the world to 5G and beyond : A prototyping perspective”;

  • Raymond Knopp (Professor, Communication Systems Dpt, EURECOM)

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Coffee break & demos

Juan Bucheli "Intelligent 5G mmWave network planning"

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM


  • Slawomir Stanczak (Professor TU Berlin – CampusOS project lead): "Towards private 5G networks powered by Open RAN"

  • Vivek Kulkarni (EU Project Coordinator (IntellIoT), Siemens): “5G unleashing a pathway towards Industrial Metaverse: Manufacturing use case from EU-project IntellIoT”

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Panel discussion 1: 5G and sustainability

  • Vivek Kulkarni (EU Project Coordinator (IntellIoT), Siemens) ;

  • Cedric Thienot (Co-founder & CTO, Firecell) ;

  • David Boswarthick (Director of New Technologies, ETSI) ;

  • Youssef Nasser (5G/6G Business Unit Director, Greenerwave)


6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Social Event (Cap d'Antibes beach)


22 September 2023

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Frank Fitzek (Professor TU Dresden – 5G-OPERA and 6G-life project lead): "Future Communication Systems for the Tactile Internet""


  • Marc Jamet (Project Director - Ministry of Economy, Finance and industrial and digital Sovereignty, France): "Overview of the French Acceleration Strategy on 5G and future networks" ;

  • Kai Sandmann (Policy Advisor - Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Germany)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Coffee break & demos

Juan Bucheli "Intelligent 5G mmWave network planning"

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


  • Youssef Nasser (5G/6G Business Unit Director, Greenerwave): "Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces and Leaky-cavity antennas: a polyphony of concepts for a Sustainable 5G" ;

  •  Henri Seydoux (CEO, Parrot) : "5G for drones";

  • Frank Hoffmann (Chief Expert for Communication Systems at Corporate Research, Bosch): "Private OpenRAN networks for the vertical industry" ;

  • Elisabeth Py (VP Green & Radio Networks, Orange Innovation): “Orange journey to make the most of 5G for its customers' experience”

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 2:15 PM


Håkan Olofsson (Head of Systems, Concepts & Algorithms Standards & Technology at Business Area Networks, Ericsson): “5G as a key enabler for digital transformation”

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Panel discussion 2: Advancing 5G/6G to new use-cases

  • Stephane Gervais (Executive VP Strategic Innovation, Partnership & Smart Data, Lacroix Group) ;

  • Jean Jacques Adragna (Staff Manager, Product Marketing and Business Development at Qualcomm EMEA) ;

  • Elizabeth Py (VP Green & Radio Networks, Orange Innovation) ;

  • Philippe Herbert (Venture Capital & Intl Bus. Devt, Industry 4.0 +, PassFrenchTech creator, Ambassadeur France 2030)

Moderator: Ms. Kayla Roark

5G-Advanced for the Industry of the Future - Organizing team

David Gesbert (Director, EURECOM), Raymond Knopp (Professor, EURECOM Communication Systems Dpt), Florian Kaltenberger (Professor, EURECOM Communication Systems Dpt), Louise Papadoperakis (EURECOM Corporate Communications Dpt), Sabrina Stanislas-Boumier (Sr Manager, Government Affairs, Qualcomm), Amira Alloum (Senior Staff Engineer, Qualcomm), Ozge Koymen (Senior Director, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.) and the staff collaborating with them.

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