EWA Announces Keynote Lineup for Virtual Wireless Leadership Summit


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The Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA), the national association and leading advocate for business enterprises and private carriers that rely on wireless communications systems, announced today the lineup of keynote speakers for its 2020 Wireless Leadership Summit. The Summit will be held virtually, October 13-15, 2020.

The Wireless Leadership Summit provides decision makers in the private wireless industry an opportunity to reflect on current industry trends and expectations, and how they can be harnessed for ongoing success. This year’s keynote speakers will address a variety of impactful technological and business issues.

Ira Keltz, Federal Communications Commission

What are the technological and other challenges to future spectrum sharing? What spectrum bands are the next likely candidates for sharing? Ira Keltz, Deputy Chief of the FCC Office of Engineering and Technology, will provide constructive feedback regarding the FCC’s view in “Spectrum Sharing: A Technological Perspective.”




Dr. Theodore (Ted) Rappaport, NYU Wireless

Ted Rappaport, a wireless entrepreneur, inventor with more than 100 patents, and educator at the forefront of international land mobile radio and cellular communications innovation, will discuss “The Transition from 5G to 6G and its Impact.” He is the founder and director of NYU Wireless, a multidisciplinary research center focused on the future of wireless communications and applications.



Brian Solis, Salesforce

Digital anthropologist, futurist, and best-selling author Brian Solis will explore how the convergence of automation, artificial intelligence, industrial IoT, 5G, and virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) will augment and revolutionize how we work during his talk “Automation and the Future of Human + Machine Innovation.” Brian is the Global Innovation Evangelist for Salesforce and the author of eight books on the future of technology and its impact on business.


In addition to these keynote sessions, the 2020 Wireless Leadership Summit program explores new opportunities and trends in areas that affect the private land mobile radio industry such as cybersecurity; post-COVID-19 workforce strategies; and recently introduced broadband solutions that utilize the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) (3.5 GHz) and 900 MHz. Visit the Summit website to register and view the complete schedule.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Conference Director Elaine Walsh at 520-620-0063 or [email protected].

About the Enterprise Wireless Alliance

The Enterprise Wireless Alliance is an FCC-certified frequency advisory committee and leading advocate for business enterprises and private carriers that rely on wireless communications systems. EWA provides its members and clients with consulting services, frequency coordination, license preparation, spectrum management and associated services. EWA is the market leader in Business/Industrial Land Transportation frequency coordination services and assists a significant percentage of public safety customers with their spectrum requirements. Membership in EWA is mainly comprised of users of wireless communications systems, vendors, system operators and service organizations. EWA is the developer of Cevo®, a powerful online frequency coordination solution, which simplifies the FCC license application process and allows users to select their own frequencies and is the creator of Cevo GoTM a mobile app that delivers certified frequencies in hours, not days. More information about membership and services is available at www.enterprisewireless.org.

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