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i14y Lab Summit 2023 "Test & Validate"

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There will be panels, roundtables, presentations and plenty of opportunities to network. The perfect spot to discuss the state of Open RAN and be part of the discussion shaping its future.


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i14y Lab Summit 2023 "Test & Validate"

Summit - June 15th 2023

The i14y Lab Summit 2023 will take place on 

June 15th

9:00 - 17:45


at the Science Tech Space @ HHI a.k.a. Lanolin Fabrik in Berlin

Salzufer 15/16 

10587 Berlin


...a marvelous spot right by the Landwehrkanal in the middle of Berlin where industrial heritage meets the 21st century.

Your Day At The i14y Summit

Panels, keynotes and roundtables about the future of O-RAN
Morning 09:30 – 13:00 / On-stage Talks

Main Stage


09.30 am    Welcome and program overview

Moderator: Catarina Cruz | Nokia


09.45 am    Open dialogue: Test & Validate - Accelerating open RAN developments


Shamik Mishra | Capgemini Engineering


10.10 am    Keynote: How one stop testing can boost your bottom line in open RAN

Stéphane Téral | Lightcounting


10.30 am     Open dialogue: Key insights from Berlin open RAN Working Week (BOWW)

Andreas Gladisch | Deutsche Telekom

Heiko Lehmann | Deutsche Telekom


11.00 am     Coffee Break & Networking


11.30 am     Lab centric keynote: Beyond the blueprint: The Lab-Centric Approach to open RAN Implementation

Ranuka Bhalerao | Meta


11.45 pm     Lab panel: Global lab approaches to open RAN Testing & Validation

Maggie Chao | ITRI

Julie Kub | NTIA

Ryan McMeniman | DELL, OTEL

Katja Henke | i14y Lab

Moderator: Bhartendu Chaurasia | Meta


12.30 pm     The i14y Lab Advantage: How can you collaborate with us for your future in open RAN

Gerald Huber | Telefónica

Midday 13:00 – 14:30 / Lunch & Networking

Enjoy socializing with other guests and check out the many delectable options supplied by our favourite event caterer.

Afternoon 14:30 – 18:00 / Interactive Learning

Main Stage


2.25 pm     Academic keynote: The Promise and Potential of 6G in the next decade

Slawomir Stanczak | Fraunhofer HHI


2.50 pm     Operator's Roundtable: Insights and Perspectives from leading MNOs on open RAN and lab testing

Franz Seiser | Deutsche Telekom

Shinsuke Sawamukai | NTT Docomo

Frank Hillebrand | Vodafone



3.25 pm     Open dialogue: Defending the future: The Importance of Security in open RAN development 

Carsten Rossenhövel | EANTC

Jean-Pierre Seifert | TU Berlin

Hanna Bogucka | Rimedo Labs

Moderator: Heiko Lehmann | Deutsche Telekom


3.45 pm     Networking break


4.15 pm    RIC at the Helm: Pioneering an ecosystem play 

Shamik Mishra | Capgemini Engineering

Soma Sarkar | Nokia

Timo Jokiaho | Red Hat 


4.55 pm     Presentation: Monetizing Open Network APIs: Learning from API Success Stories

Noel Wirzius | Deutsche Telekom, and CAMARA project


5.20 pm     Closing notes and farewell

Andreas Gladisch | Deutsche Telekom


5.45 pm      The End

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A full working week

This year’s i14y Lab Summit is preceded by Berlin Open RAN Working Week from June 13-14 2023, which aims at fostering interaction between practitioners, corporate R&D and academia.


Topics to be discussed will range from system security and energy efficiency to complexity management and conflict mitigation.


If you would like to join this event, please send your name to the following e-mail address:, so that you can receive a personalized invitation. We're looking forward to hosting you during what will be the hottest week on open RAN in Berlin.

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