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The Annual Spectrum Summit @ LS telcom

"The best way to predict the future is to create it"

~ Peter Drucker ~

The annual Spectrum Summit is a platform where industry experts define the future together. Nevertheless, trends can only be identified if the past is taken into consideration. Therefore, you can find here the details about our past Spectrum Summit events.

Feel free to take a look at the agendas and download the informative presentations of our speakers and panelists.


"Future of wireless – beyond consumer broadband"

4th July 2018

  • 09.30: Welcome and introduction to the 23rd Annual Spectrum Summit

    • Speaker: Members of the Board of LS telcom AG: Dr. Manfred Lebherz | Dr. Georg Schöne | Dipl.-Ing. Roland Götz

  • 09.40: Keynote

    • Keynote Speaker: Frank Krüger

  • 10.10: Opportunities for further deployment of a new dedicated LTE network in 2.6 GHz TDD band for airport

    • Presentation by Christian Régnier

  • 11.00: 5G services and use cases for transport and industry

    • Moderation: Martin Sims
    • Speakers: Adrian Scrase  | Dr. Andreas Müller | Simon Pike | Dr. Roland Beutler

  • 13.45: Accessing and managing spectrum for industry verticals

    • Moderation: Saul Friedner
    • Speakers: Sara Bertoglio | Stéphane Ros | Thomas Hervieu | Dr. Nigel Wallbridge | Koen Mioulet

  • 15.45: The future of radio broadcasting

    • Moderation: Richard Womersley
    • Speakers: Lindsay Cornell | Walter Berner | Dr. Ronald Lorenz | René Wehrlin


"Driving Wireless Innovation"

5th July 2017

  • 09.30: Welcome and introduction to the 22nd Annual Spectrum Summit

    • Speaker: Members of the Board of LS telcom AG: Dr. Manfred Lebherz | Dr. Georg Schöne | Dipl.-Ing. Roland Götz

  • 09.45: Hertz-Wiz: Augmented Reality goes wireless

    • Presentation of the winning team of the ANFR Hackaton

  • 10.05: Spectrum is infrastructure

    • Keynote Speaker: Rupert Pearce

  • 11.00: Challenges of network deployment and future spectrum access for 5G

    • Moderation: Saul Friedner
    • Speakers: Emmanuel Fassurier | Dr. Nick Munn | Dr. Guillaume Lebrun | Ulrich Rehfuess | Dr. Howard Benn

  • 13.45: Internet of Things: technology, regulation and spectrum

    • Moderation: Martin Sims
    • Speakers: Dr. Simon Dunkley |Assia Bahri |Dr. Steve Methley | Adrian Scrase

  • 15.30: DTT of the future – more or less?

    • Moderation: Richard Womersley
    • Speakers: Helen Charles | Chris Vinall |Alex Buchan | Miguel Jácome Henriques


"Spectrum on the move"

13th July 2016

  • 09.00: Welcome and introduction to the 21st Annual Spectrum Summit

    • Speaker: Members of the Board of LS telcom AG: Dr. Manfred Lebherz | Dr. Georg Schöne | Dipl.-Ing. Roland Götz

  • 09.15: The future of the UHF band including 700 MHz re-farming SDL and PPDR use

    • Keynote: Chris Woolford
    • Moderation: Pierre Hausemer
    • Speaker: John Canavan | Robin Davis | Philip Kelley

  • 11.00: The route to WRC-19; The impacts of WRC-15 and what needs to be done to get to WRC-19

    • Moderation: Richard Womersley
    • Speaker: Alexander Kühn | Cécil Ameil | Emanuel Faussurier

  • 13.30: Paving the way for 5G and the future of mobility

    • Keynote Speaker: Frank Krüger

  • 13.45: 5G and nanoWaves; Spectrum requirements for 5G and the use of even higher frequencies

    • Moderation: Saul Friedner
    • Speakers: Aljo van Dijken | Uwe Löwenstein | Sebastian Rey | Prof. H Sama Nwana

  • 15.30: Transport and telematics: Spectrum‘s role in supporting safer and more efficient transportation

    • Moderation: Martin Sims
    • Speakers: Hartmut Dunger | Dr. Steve Methley | Thomas Chatelet


LS telcom Summit 2015

10th June 2015

  • 09.00: Welcome and introduction to the LS Summit 2015

    • Speaker: Members of the Board of LS telcom AG: Dr. Manfred Lebherz | Dr. Georg Schöne | Dipl.-Ing. Roland Götz

  • 09.15: Indoor wireless, the next wave of wireless roll out and how to address it

    • Speaker: Koen Mioulet, ULWIMO

  • 09.35: The legal protection of mobile radio technology and telecommunications infrastructure

    • Speaker: Peer Kollecker, Wolter Hoppenberg Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

  • 09.55: LTE Mobile Offload using DVB-T2 transmission infrastructure

    • Speaker: Jens Stockmann, GatesAir. Inc.

  • 10.45: Panel discussion: 700 MHz – Who, where and when?

    • Moderation: Richard V. Womersley
    • Keynote Speakers: Darko Ratkaj, European Broadcasting Union | Wladimir Bocquet, GSMA

  • 13.45: Panel discussion: Dynamic Spectrum Access - What is the point?

    • Moderation: Robert Thelen-Bartholomew
    • Keynote Speakers: James Watson, Industry Canada | Ulrich Rehfuess, Nokia Networks

  • 15.40: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - UAV - Detection, Tracking, Control

    • Speaker: Prof Dr. Werner Wiesbeck, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

  • 16.05: Airborne measurement – from engineering case studies to concrete added-value applications

    • Speaker: Luc Haeberlé, Colibrex GmbH