Day 1 Wednesday, April 22, 2015

8:00am-9:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30am-9:45am
Opening Remarks
Andreas Roessler - Rohde & Schwarz


9:45am-10:15am
Key trends and drivers shaping LTE/LTE-A and beyond
Olga Shapiro, Frost & Sullivan
10:15am-10:45am
Real-world challenges in a LTE connected world
Keith Radousky, Quintel Solutions
10:45am-11:15am
Understanding and testing LTE vulnerabilities
Vuk Marojevic, Virginia Tech
11:15am-11:30am
Refreshment Break
11:30am-12:30pm
Track 1:
Understanding E-911 Device Compliance in a VoLTE/IMS Environment
Track 2:
LBS Challenges and Emerging Hybrid Solutions for Handsets
Track 3:
Testing CAT-9 Devices with 3CC Carrier Aggregation

Track 4:
Overcoming eMBMS Testing Challenges for User Equipment

Track 5:
VoLTE Device Performance: Audio Quality & Power Consumption
12:30pm-1:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm-2:30pm
Track 1:
Understanding E-911 Device Compliance in a VoLTE/IMS Environment
Track 2:
LBS Challenges and Emerging Hybrid Solutions for Handsets
Track 3:
Testing CAT-9 Devices with 3CC Carrier Aggregation
Track 4:
Overcoming eMBMS Testing Challenges for User Equipment
Track 5:
VoLTE Device Performance: Audio Quality & Power Consumption
2:30pm-3:00pm
Refreshment Break
3:00pm-3:30pm
LTE for public safety
Jim Harper, Elektrobit
3:30pm-4:00pm
Ensuring VoLTE QoS in a Stressed Environment
Paolo Marini, Prisma Telecom Testing
4:00pm-4:30pm
LTE network optimization for public safety
Michael Schwab, P3 Communications, Inc.
4:30pm-4:45pm
Refreshment Break
4:45pm-5:30pm

Panel Discussion: LTE for public safety – are we ready?
Meaghan Ziemba, WD&D (co-Moderator)
Andy Berg, Wireless Week (co-Moderator)
Emil Olbrich, Signals Research Group
Jim Harper, Elektrobit
Wim Brouwer, Alcatel-Lucent
Michael Schwabs, P3 Communications, Inc.

5:30pm
6:00pm
The role of DAS in LTE-Advanced Deployment
Phil Wala, TE Connectivity
6:00pm
Cocktail Reception


Day 2 Thursday, April 23, 2015

8:00am-9:30am
Continental Breakfast
9:30am-9:45am
Opening Remarks
Andreas Roessler - Rohde & Schwarz


9:45am-10:15am

Key Aspects of 4x4 LTE MIMO Antenna Design
Jeff Shamblin, Ethertronics

10:15am-10:45am

LTE in unlicensed spectrum: LTE-U/LAA overview
Sanjeev Athalye, Qualcomm

10:45am-11:15am

Channel sounding for 5G/mm-wave
Wilhelm Keusgen, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

11:15am-11:30am
Refreshment Break
11:30am-12:30pm
Track 6:
Testing Video Quality and Key Features of Rich Communication Services (RCS)
Track 7:
Production and Characterization Test of LTE Devices
Track 8:
Connectivity Testing for the Internet of Things (IoT)
Track 9:
An Introduction to Smart Traffic Offloading and How to Test

Track 10:
Testing LTE-U Devices

12:30pm-1:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm-2:30pm
Track 6:
Testing Video Quality and Key Features of Rich Communication Services (RCS)
Track 7:
Production and Characterization Test of LTE Devices
Track 8:
Connectivity Testing for the Internet of Things (IoT)
Track 9:
An Introduction to Smart Traffic Offloading and How to Test
Track 10:
Testing LTE-U Devices
2:30pm-3:00pm
Refreshment Break
3:00pm-3:30pm
RF Sampling Architecture Drives LTE, 4.5G and Beyond
Russell Hoppenstein, Texas Instruments
3:30pm-4:00pm
Realizing Massive MIMO in LTE-Advanced and 5G
Charlie Zhang, Samsung
4:00pm-4:45pm

Panel Discussion: Addressing the Key Technical Challenges in 5G
Kelly Hill - RCR Wireless (Moderator)
Charlie Zhang, Samsung
Russell Hoppenstein, Texas Instruments
Wilhelm Keusgen, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

4:45pm
Closing Remarks

Platinum
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Sponsor

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Participating
Companies

7 layers

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AP Americas

Electrobit

 

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Intertek

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P3 communications

Rohde Schwarz

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SwissQual

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Virginia Tech

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