5G Nordic Conference Summit


5G – radical transformation of the business landscape!

We are now entering a super connected, increasingly fast moving, 5G enabled world. The 5G infrastructure will become the engine of the connected world and unlock new business opportunities, new business models, processes and partnerships and thereby provide a fruitful environment for radical transformation of the business landscape.

The new mobile network, 5G, will offer connectivity that is much more reliable, with faster speed and lower latency than ever before. The network will drive a huge boost in the Internet of Things technology, provide the infrastructure needed to transport huge amounts of data and support a massive amount of Things, enabling a smarter and more connected world.

Is your organisation ready to use 5G as a competitive advantage and as an opportunity in business transformation? Have you developed a 5G strategy as a basis? Do you know how to use 5G technology to support your future value creation?

Creating awareness of 5G as a game changer to improve the productivity of enterprise and public management at large

We are excited to announce the launch of a brand new independent 5G event anticipating to become THE leading conference for the application and use of 5G as a driver for business transformation in Northern Europe and a must attend event for those eager to stay abreast to the major technological innovation facing this worldwide multi billion dollar industry.

The 5G Summit covers the industry’s most pressing topics, piecing together the 5G puzzle and highlighting key areas of network innovation such as Virtualization and the 5G Cloud, 5G Automation and Intelligence, 5G Transport and the Edge, RAN Evolution and 5G services.

The summit will increase your understanding on how 5G will:

  • ENABLE → New strategic business opportunities, new business models and new business logic
  • DRIVE → Innovation, growth, transformation and productivity
  • PROVIDE → New opportunities for partnerships
  • IMPACT → The competence structure of your organization for further growth
  • UNLOCK → New dimensions of the business landscape for corporations as well as public organizations

The conference is designed to give you a a foundation, understanding and tools to meet the challenges and develop business opportunities using 5G. Across the two days you will enjoy access to multiple keynote sessions representing a broad spectrum of the business alongside other segments of the value chain. You will learn about real case studies giving examples on new business, evaluate best practices to maximize opportunities and international experts will guide and provide thought leadership.

Join executives and leading minds that are instrumental in the development and use of the next generation network technology at 5G Summit. Grab the opportunity to meet peers to discuss challenges and opportunities forming in the new 5G landscape – book your seat already today!

Target group

The target groups are primarily European middle and senior management in various vertical industries and public administration:

  • Management teams, general managers and/or decision makers in large, medium sized or small companies/industries or public administration
  • Business developers, business strategists, project and program managers etc
  • CIO, CDO, IT management, IT strategists and/or similar roles
  • Consultancies  – management, IT, technology, legal or other SME:s with a connection to the development of the 5G business logic
  • Board members and investors
Agenda (May 22)

5G Summit Agenda (May 22):


09.00 Welcome & Introduction to the 5G Summit

5G development is becoming mature and being gradually launched. During the 5G Summit you will hear about the benefits from a business/usage perspective. We will listen to status and worldwide plans as well as how particular segments can benefit.

Per Danielsson, Editor in Chief, Ny Teknik and Chairman of the 5G Summit, Erik Wahlin, Editor in Cheif, Affärsvärlden, Christian Helgesson, CEO, Edlegio and Henrik Abramowicz, Independent Consultant and Telecom Specialist.

09.15 5G as business transformer

5G is focusing more on business and industry than previous mobile networks generations and will be essential in transforming business and society at large. This talk will describe how 5G can facilitate and digitise business and improve productivity.

Kenneth Wallstedt is Director, Technology Strategy, in the Ericsson CTO office where he focuses on the company’s 5G strategy. He has 28 years of international experience in mobile communications from various leading positions in Ericsson’s research, development and market units in Canada, Sweden, and the US.

09.45 5G as game changer

  • Meeting vertical digital industry needs end-to-end – 5G Future X
  • Exploring the URLLC frontier – the value of openness
  • Execution makes the difference – real life cases

Volker ZieglerVolker Ziegler, Chief Architect & Head of 5G Leadership at Nokia Mobile Networks. He leads  the Nokia e2e 5G program with special emphasis on 5G era technology, innovation and architecture; drives roadmap alignment for 5G differentiation and growth across Nokia Mobile Networks and other business groups in close cooperation with Nokia e2e solution and Mobile Networks sales.

10.15 Visionary talk – What is 5G?

This talk will describe the Making of 5G – Our Real-World Lessons Learned:

  • Pioneering development of a new Internet which allows transmission of skills (touch and movement)
  • Importance and role of 5G in terms of ultra-low latency connectivity tech
  • Lessons learned from rollouts and outreach to verticals

Mischa DohlerMischa Dohler is Full Professor in Wireless Communications at King’s College London, Head of the Centre for Telecommunications Research, co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of the smart city pioneer Worldsensing, Fellow and Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE, and Editor-in-Chief of the Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies and the Transactions on the Internet of Things.

10.45 – Coffee break

11.15 5G as a Driver of European productivity

How the EU see the impact of 5G on the economy

11.45 5G General overview

  • What is the current status of 5G?
  • How can European ecosystem stakeholders take a pragmatic view at how 5G can enable verticals like automotive, healthcare and media?
  • 5GIA – researching for the industry and the possibility to set the standards
  • European focus on industrial enablement

Colin WillcockColin Willcock, Chairman of The Board at The 5G Infrastructure Association (5GIA). Colin has a long career from the telecom industry and has participated in various standardization activities such as ETSI, ITU-T and 3GPP. Colin is a world-class expert in automated software testing and tools. He holds a Ph.D from the University of Kent at Canterbury.

12.15 Lunch break

13.15 5G rollout plans in Europe

5G Observatory. Main 5G market developments including planning and commercial launch of 5G products and services with major impact; This talk will deal about the present rollout plans in Europe and compare it also with other regions.

13.45 Status standardisation – 5G requirements, a 3GPP perspective

The session is about main drivers for 5G, Mobile BroadBand and Ultra-Reliable Low Latency.

  • Communication, massive Machine Type Communication
  • Requirements for different vertical sectors (e.g. V2X, industry, public safety, multimedia content production)
  • 5G Key Performance indicators (e.g. bitrates, latency, position accuracy)

Toon NorpToon Norp, Senior Business Consultant at TNO, 3GPP SA1 chairman on behalf of KPN. Toon is focused on network aspects of mobile communications. He advises European operators on strategy, and architecture related to mobile core network. He has also been involved in standardization of mobile networks for more than 20 years.

The afternoon is devoted to case studies in several relevant areas as manufacturing, transportation/connected cars and City Management:

14.15 5G for manufacturing

14.45 5G for transportation and connected cars – key success factors for the future

  • The time for the market is now!
  • The need to invest in the 5G platform
  • Verticals for connected cars

Markus DillingerMarkus Dillinger, Director for 5G Industry Communications, Huawei. Markus is head of 5G R&D for verticals at Huawei and Executive Committee member of 5G Automotive Association (5GAA). He has extensive experiences in mobile technologies and is specialized in 5G for Automotive, enterprise platforms and networks.

15.15 Coffee break

15.45 5G for City Management

16.15 How can network provider support business customers with bespoke solutions?

17.00 Summary & Closing remarks

17.15 Cocktails & Networking

5G Summit - Cocktails

Workshop Streams (May 23)

Parallel Workshop Streams (May 23)

Day 2 is dedicated to deepening our knowledge within three different parallel workshop streams, choose the one that suits you best. The workshop streams are led by a senior business coach facilitating discussions during the day of work. Choose between:

  • Workshop Stream 1: 5G for manufacturing
  • Workshops Stream 2: 5G for transportation/connected cars
  • Workshop Stream 3: 5G for city management

The agenda is scheduled to work in workshops, with a short coffee break, and then to continue our work in each workshop until 12.00.

Workshop Agenda

09:00 Welcome and introduction

09:15 Workshops in three parallel streams

10:30 Coffee Break

10.45 Workshops in three parallel streams

12.00 Conclusions and end of day 2

Practical Info & Contact

Practical info & Contact

Conference Dates:
May 22-23, 2019

Conference Venue:
Electrum Restaurant & Conference
Kistagången 16, Kista

Conference Price:
SEK 3500 (appr. €350) for bookings latest 31.01.2019
SEK 5000 (appr. €500) for bookings latest 15.03.2019
SEK 7500 (appr. €750) for bookings after 15.03.2019

5G Summit Steering Group:
Per Danielsson, Editor in Chief, Ny Teknik
Christian Helgesson, CEO, Edlegio
Åsa Severgårdh, Project/Marketing, Edlegio
Henrik Abramowicz, Independent Consultant and Telecom Specialist
Marie Ställvik Sandberg, Independent Consultant

Contact for inquiries:
Christian Helgesson: Christian.helgesson@edlegio.com (conference program, registration of groups etc.)
Åsa Severgårdh: asa.severgardh@edlegio.com (partnerships etc.)

Phone: +46 8 796 65 60

Edlegio AB, Fleminggatan 7, floor 2, Stockholm, Sweden



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