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ATIS’ Next G Alliance Presents Expert Insight into the 6G Future at the 6G Summit

ATIS’ Next G Alliance Presents Expert Insight into the 6G Future at the 6G Summit

WASHINGTON, DC – ATIS and Informa Tech are partnering once again to present the 4th Annual 6G Summit taking place on May 21-23, at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, in Irving, Texas. The Summit is collocated with the Light Reading’s Network X Americas Event (May 21-23, 2024): Investment, Innovation & Disruption: Telco Reinvented.

The 6G Summit showcases the key topics relevant to the 6G future, taking shape now through ATIS’ Next G Alliance. Panel discussions cover Defining the Need and Timelines for Implementing a 6G Infrastructure, Potential Spectrum Bands for 6G Deployment, Foundational Application Areas Enabled by 6G, and Redefining Sustainability KPIs for 6G Design.


  • Beyond 5G: The 6G Journey as a Mobile Operator
  • What will be the nature of network interactions in the future, and what implications does this hold for 6G?
  • PLUS, attendees will receive an overview on the Next G Alliance and its priorities, the work that is building the foundation for North American leadership in 6G and beyond.

Summit speakers include many of the industry leaders who are shaping the 6G future through their work in ATIS’ Next G Alliance, highlighted below:

  • Brian Daly, AT&T Fellow, AVP Wireless Technology & Standards, AT&T
  • Narothum Saxena, Vice President, Technology Strategy & Architecture, UScellular and Second Vice Chair of the ATIS Board of Directors
  • David Young, Vice President – Technology and Solutions, ATIS and Managing Director, Next G Alliance
  • Amitava Ghosh (Nokia), Chair of the National 6G Roadmap Working Group, Next G Alliance
  • Andrew Thiessen (MITRE), Chair of the Spectrum Working Group, Next G Alliance
  • Ki-Dong Lee (LGE), Chair of the Applications Working Group, Next G Alliance
  • Bhushan Joshi (Ericsson), Chair of the Green G Working Group, Next G Alliance
  • Muslim Elkotob, Principal Solutions Architect, Vodafone
  • Jaydee Griffith, Chief Technologist, Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund, NTIA
  • Venki Ramaswamy, Chief Technologist for NextG, MITRE Labs
  • Thomas Magedanz, Director, Business Unit NGNI, Fraunhofer FOCUS
  • Gabriel Brown, Senior Principal Analyst – Mobile Networks, Heavy Reading
  • Ruth Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading
  • Joe Madden, Founder and President, Mobile Experts
  • Raghu Rao, Fellow, AMD

These are only currently confirmed speakers, and the list may grow.

About the Summit, ATIS President and CEO Susan Miller noted, “ATIS’ Next G Alliance (NGA) is establishing North American leadership for the 6G future. At the 6G Summit, attendees will learn about key NGA initiatives shaping 6G from the industry experts who are architecting this future. ATIS is excited to partner with Informa Tech for this important industry event.”

“Informa Tech is thrilled to once again partner with ATIS to deliver this premier industry event focused on the future of 6G network,” George Pirchalaishvilii, Portfolio Manager, Telco Transformation, InformaTech. “The 6G Summit provides a unique platform for the leading voices in 6G development to share their insights and vision with a global audience. We invite you to join us in Irving!”

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Marcella Wolfe, Manager – Public Relations and Marketing Communications, ATIS