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Attend the ATIS/3GPP Webinar: 5G Standards Developments in Release 15 and Beyond

Attend the ATIS/3GPP Webinar: 5G Standards Developments in Release 15 and Beyond

WHAT/WHEN:  3GPP delivered the first complete set of 3GPP standards for 5G in Release 15 and is further enhancing 5G in Release 16. Plans for Release 17 are also underway. This webinar recaps the Release 15 content, providing an up-to-date view of 3GPP’s work with a particular focus on how it is expanding 5G capabilities and enhancing the mobile system’s technical performance. The webinar will be held Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 10:30-12:00 EDT.

REGISTER: Click here.


  • The roadmap for future 3GPP releases
  • Main themes for planned and delivered features in 3GPP specifications
  • How enhancements to 5G are helping the 5G business proposition (e.g. through new service opportunities or enhanced efficiency of 5G networks)
  • How learnings from Release 15 are influencing subsequent work in 3GPP

All content is suitable for people in technical roles as well as technical executives who want to understand the current state of 5G standardization.

SPEAKERS: ATIS Principal Technologist Iain Sharp provides an overview of ATIS and 3GPP, 3GPP structure as well as the 3GPP release plan.

Services – Farrokh Khatibi, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm covers 5G requirements and services, key features of Release 16 and beyond and 3GPP interfacing to vertical industries.

System Architecture and Core Network – Stephen Hayes, Director, North American Standards, Ericsson provides a 5G system architecture overview as well as an overview of key features and architectural innovations expected in Release 16.

RAN – Nokia/Emad Farag, Senior 5G Physical Standards Engineer, Nokia provides a 5G RAN standards overview on Release 15 and Release 16, including a review of functionality for New Radio (NR) Release 15, as well as the evolution of RAN capabilities to help improve the performance/business case for 5G in Release 16.

Time will be allocated for audience questions.

About ATIS
As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry’s business priorities. ATIS’ 150 member companies are currently working to address 5G, illegal robocall mitigation, Smart Cities, artificial intelligence-enabled networks, distributed ledger/blockchain technology, cybersecurity, IoT, emergency services, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle – from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

ATIS is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of the oneM2M global initiative, a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), as well as a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL). For more information, visit Follow ATIS on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

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