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Samsung Electronics Hosts its First-ever 6G Forum to Explore the Next-Gen Communications Technologies

Apr 13. 2022

New Zealand – April 13, 2022 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced plans to host its first-ever Samsung 6G Forum scheduled for May 13, 2022. Online registration for the upcoming event begins today.  

Under the theme of ‘The Next Hyper-Connected Experience for All.,’ the Samsung 6G Forum will bring together leading global experts from academia and industry in the area of next-generation communications technologies to discuss in-depth about future of the technologies that will drive significant changes across the board by 2030.

The forum will be divided into two sessions and broadcast live online via Samsung’s YouTube channel. Each session will consist of talks by the participating experts, followed by a panel discussion.

Anyone interested in the forum is encouraged to visit the event website ( to register online from April 13 to May 13. Email notifications will be sent out for event schedule updates, and registered participants may leave questions on the website prior to each session. 

“We are excited to host our first forum solely dedicated to sharing knowledge and insights on the 6G technology and to spreading our vision,” said Sebastian Seung, President and Head of Samsung Research. “In addition to the Samsung AI Forum and the Samsung Security Tech Forum we hold every year as ‘Samsung Tech Forum’, this new Samsung 6G Forum will further strengthen our position within the field. We look forward to discussing related key topics with colleagues, experts, and anyone interested in the next-generation communications technology.”

Samsung Research, acting as Samsung Electronics’ advanced R&D hub, leads the development of future technologies for the company’s DX (Device eXperience) Division.


Samsung 6G Forum Schedule

Morning Session - 6G Air Interface (09:00am-12:10pm KST 13 May 2022)

The morning session will begin with opening remarks by Sebastian Seung, President and Head of Samsung Research. In-depth expert talks, under the theme ‘6G Air Interface,’ will be delivered by Jeffrey Andrews, Professor at the University of Texas at Austin; Charlie Zhang, Senior Vice President at Samsung Research America; Takehiro Nakamura, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the 6G Laboratories at NTT DOCOMO; and John Smee, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. A panel discussion led by Juho Lee, Fellow at Samsung Research, will follow afterward.       


Afternoon Session - Intelligent Network for 6G (1:10pm-4:20 PM KST 13 May 2022)

The afternoon session, under the theme ‘Intelligent Network for 6G,’ will invite Tarik Taleb, Professor at University of Oulu, Finland; SeungJoo Maeng, Master at Networks Business, Samsung Electronics; Byonghyo Shim, Professor at Seoul National University; and Shi Jin, Professor at Southeast University, China to give talks on Intelligent Network for 6G. This compelling talk session will be followed by a panel discussion led by Sunghyun Choi, Executive Vice President and Head of the Advanced Communications Research Center at Samsung Research.

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