5G Lab Germany and IEEE jointly organized the 2nd IEEE 5G Summit Dresden on September 19, 2017 which took place at the International Congress Center Dresden located on the scenic banks of the river Elbe.

The Summit attracted 500 attendees including industry leaders, innovators, and researchers from the industry and academic community in Europe, US, Asia and Africa. The theme of this year was “Gearing up for 5G”,  addressing a holistic approach on 5G system design, ranging from silicon hardware, wireless, networks, edge clouds towards Tactile Internet applications. A panel discussion concluded the one day summit where leaders from industries, academia and government from Europe and US debated on how to push 5G forward towards deployment.

Back by popular demand, the date for the 3rd IEEE 5G Summit Dresden has been set to be September 25th, 2018.