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. 


5G World

12–14 June 2018, ExCeL, London, UK

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ETSI is pleased to endorse 5G World, the global networks event focused on defining the next steps towards 5G and the optimisation of existing LTE networks. Taking place on 12 – 14 June at the ExCeL in London, 5G World will offer a comprehensive programme, infinite networking opportunities and an interactive exhibition to its 2,000 + delegates. By attending 5G World, you will hear from leading international operators as they discover the business potential of this next generation technology. Plus, delegates will enjoy access to focused content in the various tracks available at this three day show - from Antenna Evolution to Network Security.

Meet with ETSI and 3GPP representatives at our joint booth and hear presentations by ETSI’s CTO, Mr Adrian Scrase, and other ETSI representatives, as part of the conference programme.

To view the full agenda, please visit the event website.

Senior telecommunications representatives are invited to attend the conference sessions free of charge (value of £1,795). To apply for a free pass, please fill out the form.

To register as a free visitor and get access to the exhibition and free conference theatres, please register.

We are pleased to offer all ETSI members an exclusive 20% discount on all 5G delegate passes with code ETSI20. To redeem the discount, register.

For more information visit the event website.


Mission Critical Technologies conference

13-14 June 2018, London, UK


ETSI is pleased to endorse the Mission Critical Technologies event addressing the global public safety market’s need to be quicker, smarter and more efficient at keeping citizens safe.

Through 18 months of research and development, Mission Critical Technologies was created, a new future-proof event that will dive into emerging technologies, and for the first time, bring them under the spotlight. The event will facilitate the development of technology in public safety, offering a much needed forum to map out investment plans, and get equipped with the knowledge and tools to overcome the growing pressures.

Partnering with industry heavy-weights including the UK Home Office, the National Police Chiefs Council, the European Commission, techUK, ICERT, IHS and many others, MCT is a must-attend for public safety organisations.

For more information visit the event website.


ITS World Congress

17-21 September 2018, Copenhagen


ETSI is pleased to endorse the ITS World Congress which provides the ideal opportunity for all stakeholders to come together, discuss and make the necessary contacts to move initiatives forward and to develop their business by exhibiting and demonstrating state of the art ITS solutions.

The ITS Congress consists of three main areas:

  • Congress programme sessions and presentations of the latest developments in ITS
  • Demonstrations – showcases of current ITS technology being developed and deployed throughout the world
  • Exhibition – exhibition booths and dedicated sessions/events

Come to visit ETSI at Stand Number C3-002.

For more information visit the event website.


SDN NFV World Congress

8-12 October 2018, The Hague, NL


ETSI is pleased to be a Forum Partner at the SDN NFV World Congress this October 8-12 at the World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands.

Established in 2012, SDN NFV World Congress creates the principal market focus for network innovation, and has grown to become the world's largest meeting place for carrier Network Transformation industry leaders and has established itself as the principal network innovation conference in Europe for the global telecommunications industry.

The agenda has extended to embrace areas of Network Innovation with the most relevance and urgency for carriers today, such as Networking Technology/Infrastructure, Automation & Operation, SD-WAN, Cloud Optical, 5G CAT, NFV Security and Opening Networking.

For more information on the SDN NFV World Congress, please visit the event website.


7th NGMN Industry Conference & Exhibition

6-8 November 2018, Vancouver, CA


ETSI is pleased to endorse the 7th NGMN Industry Conference & Exhibition taking place at the JW Marriott Parq Hotel, Vancouver, Canada.

In this highly recognized event, thought leaders of the ICT industry will take centre-stage and present their views and visions on

  • 5G Business & Strategy
  • 5G Architecture & Technology
  • 5G Experience from First Deployments and Field Trials
  • The line-up of speakers and panellists consists of NGMN Board members - representing world-leading operators - and top-level executives from our industry partners

The exhibition will showcase world premier demonstrations of 5G systems and solutions from our international NGMN partners.

And not to forget, this event provides a unique networking platform in an outstanding conference and exhibition environment bringing together key players from the entire mobile ecosystem.

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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