November 05, 2019
Fraunhofer HHI, Berlin, Germany

Are you ready to be a part of the change of tomorrow’s intelligent communication?

AI and Machine Learning are disrupting whole industries and are expanding their impact on the telecommunications sector as well. AI in the physical and network layers paves the way to automatic network configuration, increase of network efficiency and optimization of resources.

To prepare you for this revolution, Fraunhofer HHI hosts the ITU Workshop on Machine Learning for 5G and Beyond, this time within the #Berlin5GWeek on November 5th in Berlin. The workshop is organized by the ITU-T Focus Group on Machine Learning for Future Networks including 5G. Experts from various industries and academia show their latest developments. How the 5G future will be powered by AI is examined in a panel discussion with representatives from research, telecommunication providers and the startup scene.

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Preliminary Agenda

08:40 – 09:10


09:10 – 10:00

Welcome and Opening of the Event

09:10 – 09:20


Dr. Reinhard Scholl


09:20 – 09:40

Introduction of Fraunhofer HHI

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Slawomir Stanczak

Fraunhofer HHI

09:40 – 10:00

Unified Architecture for ML in 5G

Vishnu Ram


10:00 – 11:20

Session 1 – Research

10:00 – 10:25

Tactile Internet with Human-In-The-Loop

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Frank H. P. Fitzek

TU Dresden

10:25 – 10:50

Title to be announced

Mehdi Bennis (to be confirmed)

University of Oulu

10:50 – 11:20

Deep Learning meets Modeling: Taking the Best out of Both Worlds

Prof. Dr. Gitta Kutyniok

TU Berlin

11:20 – 11:40

Coffee Break

11:40 – 13:00

Session 2 – Telcos

11:40 – 12:00

AI for (B)5G Network Automation

Dr.-Ing. Henning Sanneck


12:00 – 12:20

Title to be announced

Dr.-Ing. Oliver Holschke

Deutsche Telekom

12:20 – 12:40

Title to be announced

Arnaud Vamparys or Philippe Dooze (to be confirmed)


13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:40

Session 3 – Verticals, SMEs & Startups

14:00 – 14:20

Machine Learning on the Edge for 5G

Dr. Alexander Keller


14:20 – 14:40

Creating a Data Lake with ONAP (Open Network Automation Platform)

Alfons Mittermaier

highstreet technologies GmbH

14:40 – 15:00

Machine Learning for Resource Management in Access Networks

Henrike Wissing


15:00 – 15:20

Title to be announced

Dr.-Ing. Andreas Müller


15:20 – 15:40

ML-Based QoE Testing in Mobile Networks

Arnd Sibila

Rohde & Schwarz

15:40 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:00

Panel Discussion

16:00 – 17:00

Machine Learning for 5G – Delusion or Salvation?

To be announced


Closing of Event

Hosted and organized by:

Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI

Einsteinufer 37, 10587 Berlin

General Chairs:

Prof. Dr. Slawomir Stanczak, Head of Wireless Communications and Networks Department at Fraunhofer HHI

Dr. Reinhard Scholl, Deputy to the Director of the ITU-T