Demystifying 5G: What the Transition to Next Gen Connectivity Means for Consumers and Organizations

The next generation of mobile connectivity is expected to launch around the world by 2020.  Why all the hype?  Experts say the improvement in speed and capacity will be exponential, with significant impact on both consumers and organizations.  Join NC TECH for a special session where experts from leading organizations and companies will explain and discuss what the 5G rollout will mean.

Date and Time

Thursday, May 30
7:30 am - 11:30 am


7:30: Registration / Networking / Exhibits / Breakfast Buffet

8:15: Welcome Remarks

Brooks Raiford, President & CEO – NC TECH

8:25: Demystifying 5G

Gerard Hayes, President & CEO – Wireless Research Center of North Carolina

8:45: Panel 1: Building the 5G Ecosystem:  What it means for Businesses + Consumers

9:45: Break / Exhibits

10:00: Panel 2: Why 5G is the Cornerstone of the Digital Revolution: What it means for Rural America, Public Safety and more

11:00: Closing Speaker (TBA)

11:30: Adjourn / Networking / Exhibits  


Embassy Suites – Cary
201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard
Cary, NC 27513
Map & Directions 


Affordable sponsorship levels are available for this event.  For more information, contact Tracy Sternberg at 919.890.0773, or email Tracy.




Member Registration: $50

Non-Member Registration: $100




Interested in membership? Contact Carol Zimmerman to learn more about membership and join today! To see if your company is a member, view the NC TECH Membership Directory.


All registrations to NC TECH events are final and non-refundable.  Refunds will only be offered if the event is canceled.  Registrations are transferable to another qualified guest.  Please contact NC TECH at 919.856.0393 to request such a transfer.


Presenting Sponsor

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Event Partners

Wireless Research Center

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