Final Event

Date: 21 June 2017
Location: Turin, Italy

Summary: Flex5Gware Final Event in Turin (June 21-22, 2017)

In June 2017, Flex5Gware hosted its final event in Turin, Italy, in partnership with other 5G PPP initiatives. The 2-day event was facilitated by TIM and took place at their premises. The event aimed to discuss 5G advancements and featured demonstrations of various Proofs-of-Concept (PoCs).

Event Highlights

  • Day 1: 5G Focus Day
    • A full-day session that was free to attend, this day concentrated on 5G technologies. Notable speeches were given by experts from Intel, AEIT, and the European Commission, among others. Demonstrations were accessible throughout the day, particularly during the networking lunch.
  • Day 2: CLEEN2017 Workshop
    • A half-day workshop where researchers could submit and present papers, which were later published in IEEExplore. The workshop was co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc and in collaboration with AEIT.

TIM provided all the necessary facilities for the demonstrations, courtesy of its TILAB facilities. The event showcased 11 PoCs from Flex5Gware and an additional 5 PoCs from other 5G PPP projects.

Summary of Sessions

The event kicked off with welcoming remarks, followed by an array of presentations on various 5G projects. These presentations covered a range of topics, from TIM’s involvement in 5G to project updates from Fantastic-5G, 5G-EX, and others. After a networking lunch, the sessions concluded with a panel discussion and wrap-up remarks, setting the stage for future standardization efforts in 5G technologies.

The event wrapped up with a networking cocktail and official conference gala dinner, providing further opportunities for discussion and collaboration among attendees.