Recommended Events

ETSI recommends the following workshops and conferences on topics close to our standardization activities. Many of these events will have speakers on behalf of ETSI. Special benefits may be available to ETSI Members where we agree to endorse an event. In some cases you may meet with ETSI staff and experts on the ETSI stand.

Self-Organising Networks World


16-18 October 2017, London, UK

ETSI is pleased to endorse the SON event taking place in London this October for the only conference dedicated to in-depth SON discussion, operator led use cases and technical analyses.

This year the Self-Organising Networks World programme will offer an unbiased perspective exploring the operators’ experience with SON deployment and current capabilities along with the technical advancements promoting operator investment. Technical and strategic specialists contributing to the 2017 discussion include Telefónica, BT, Real Wireless, Orange, Vodafone, Telecom Italia and many more.

Use the code SONETSI25 for an exclusive 25% discount. Register for a complimentary operator pass.

For more information visit the event website.


Broadband World Forum

24-26 October 2017, Berlin, DE


ETSI is pleased to once again endorse and actively participate in Broadband World Forum, the world's largest event dedicated to the global communication networks, attracting attendees from Europe, APAC, Africa and the Americas.

In October 2017, BBWF will be taking place in Berlin, where over 5,000 industry leaders will gather over the course of three days. From the core to 5G enablement, the conference addresses timely issues being faced by operators and telcos. Each of the four conference tracks focuses on a priority of the audience, identified by an expert advisory board.

ETSI’s CTO, Adrian Scrase, will be one of the key speakers at the event. ETSI and 3GPP will have a joint stand presence and welcome you to stop by at our booth to hear about the latest developments on 5G and standardisation in general.

Download the preview brochure now to start planning your Broadband World Forum experience and register your interest for the latest updates.

For more information visit the event website.


Berlin 5G Week

6-10 November 2017, Berlin, DE

Berlin5GWeek 2017

ETSI is pleased to endorse the Berlin 5G Week 2017. Join the Tutorials, Workshops and Conference, hands-on live Demonstrations and in-depth technical Discussions with leading operators, manufacturers, integrators as well as various solution providers around the most recent 5G hot topics.

This year the focus is on the benefits and risks of this emerging disruptively agile network and service environment which is driven by the integration of existing and new access network technologies, new software paradigms, like edge computing, network virtualization, network slicing, and programmable 5G Core networks. Also we address the opportunities of 5G within different verticals.

For more information visit the event website.


8th Fokus Fuseco Forum

9-10 November 2017, Berlin, DE


ETSI is pleased to endorse the 8th edition of the FOKUS FUSECO Forum.

Join the Tutorials, Workshops and Conference, hands-on live Demonstrations and in-depth technical Discussions with leading operators, manufacturers, integrators as well as various solution providers around the most recent 5G hot topics.

This year's event will again feature three dedicated tracks consisting of tutorials and interactive workshops on the first day, namely

1. Multi-access Network Technologies in 5G-Ready Networks
2. 5G Edge and Core Software Networks and Emerging 5G Applications
3. Network Virtualization and Network Slicing for 5G-Ready Networks

The second day features a full-day conference uniting these topics under one umbrella “The 5G Reality Check: 5G-Ready Applications and Technological Enablers for 5G Implementation“.

As usual the newest prototypes developed within the 5G Berlin Testbed and also first applications in the Berlin 5G Testfield Initiative driven by the Senate of Berlin will be shown.

Join this two-day event and meet representatives from the leading operators and solution vendors from all over the world to understand the challenges and opportunities of these new enabling technologies for implementing innovative applications in various emerging domains. During the two FOKUS FUSECO Forum days you will gain new insights, have interesting expert talks and make new friends from all over the world.

For more information visit the event website or pdfdownload the flyer.


Ultra Reliable Low Latency Wireless Networks Conference (URLLC)

14-15 November 2017, London, UK


ETSI is pleased to endorse the Ultra Reliable Low Latency Wireless Networks Conference 2017 designed to speak to the challenges of MNOs, OEMs and vertical industries. It will delve into what are essential and also realistic reliability and latency parameters for the various verticals and then explore the means by which these can be delivered across part or all of the wireless network infrastructure and with what cost and engineering premium.

ETSI’s CTO, Adrian Scrase, will speak at the event about 5G.



4 December 2017, San Jose, US


ETSI is pleased to endorse this event where ETSI MEC ISG will be represented by Ms Shashi Mariputtana of Intel. She's an active ETSI MEC ISG delegate, who will provide an ETSI MEC ISG update, including PoC updates.

With a real world focus, RAN USA takes a “deep dive” approach to share real knowledge about how carriers are tacking the challenges of today and preparing for the future.

This is an event for the entire RAN community – from CTOs to engineers; from hardware to systems providers; from operational executives to research academics and industry analysts, there’s something for everyone at RAN USA.

RAN USA will give you a concise, coherent view of where the RAN industry is going, with detailed analysis of use cases, patterns and traffic levels and an honest assessment of latest initiatives.

Gain independent and clear advice from the experts. Avren is known for the quality of our events and giving visitors clear, unbiased information to inform their decisions.

This event is a showcase for innovations, with a spotlight on new developments that will shape the future of the RAN.

For more information visit the event website.



5-6 December 2017, San Jose, US


ETSI is pleased to endorse this event which will be co-located with RAN USA. Ms Shashi Mariputtana of Intel, an active ETSI MEC ISG delegate will be speaking at the event.

SCWS Americas brings together the entire Small Cell, Wi-Fi, DAS and Backhaul ecosystems to share trial and deployment experiences, build lasting business relationships with qualified industry stakeholders and provide a platform for exciting new product launches and technological developments.

The event is presented in exclusive partnership with the Small Cell Forum.

Specifically targeted at the mobile carrier and end user community, SCWS Americas offers practical no-nonsense advice to CTOs, engineers and senior managers, helping them select the strategic and technology partners that are right for them.

For more information visit the event website.


For further information on any of these events, please contact the ETSI events team, or contact the event organizer directly.

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