via Press Release
This is the first event from the five 5G associations representing the Americas, Europe, China, Japan and Korea. Next one in November in Rome.
Beijing, China – May 23, 2016 – Leading global associations from the world’s regions are joining together to offer the first of the biannual Global 5G Events in Beijing on May 31 and June 1, 2016. The hosting association, IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group in China, has organized the first event, “Building the 5G Technology Ecosystem” to bring together experts from all corners of the globe to discuss the status and progress on 5G through a series of focused sessions.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on the organization of a series of “Global 5G Events” in the interest of efficiency and building global consensus on 5G, was announced in October 2015 by the following parties of the Memorandum: 5G Americas, (Americas), The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) (Japan), 5G Forum (Republic of Korea), IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group (China) and The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) (Europe).