The summit will explore how various radio wave spectrum-sharing technologies across a variety of complementary spectrum bands can be implemented to foster innovative uses, lower costs and increase the capacity of deployments across the globe.

The DSA is a global organisation advocating for laws and regulations that will lead to more efficient and effective spectrum utilization. The DSA's membership spans multinationals, small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as academic, research and other entities from around the world.

The organisation aims to create innovative solutions that will increase the amount of available spectrum to the benefit of consumers and businesses alike.

The DSA event will host:
  • Mario Maniewicz, director at the International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication Bureau
  • Virginia Nakagawa, vice minister of communications at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Peru, and
  • Pamela Gidi, vice minister of telecommunications, Chile.
The attendees will be joined by other government and industry leaders in speaking at the summit.

Key topics that will be discussed during the event include:
  • 'How spectrum policy thinking is changing'
  • Worldwide initiatives to deliver more mid-band spectrum through spectrum sharing'
  • 'The importance of connectivity in a post-COVID-19 world'
  • 'How to connect the unconnected: Enabling affordable future proof technology solutions'
  • 'Economic and social impact of unlicensed access in the six GHz band'
  • 'One Large Undertaking: How CBRS came to be in the USA'
  • 'The importance of connectivity for innovation and rural connectivity'
  • 'Creating the right environment for investment with strategic partnerships'
  • 'Looking ahead to WRC-23: What's on the agenda for spectrum policy?', and
  • 'How Corporate Social Responsibility is Promoting a Connected World'.

The DSA has announced that it will host the following speakers:
  • Mario Maniewicz, director at Radio Communication Bureau, ITU
  • Pamela Gidi Masias, vice minister of telecommunications, Chile
  • Virginia Nakagawa, vice minister of communications, Peru
  • Alessandra Lustrati, United Kingdom department for international development 
  • Oscar León, executive secretary at Inter-American Telecommunication Commission
  • Sébastien Soriano, chairperson of ARCEP
  • Arturo Robles, commissioner of IFT Mexico.
  • Philip Marnick, group director at Spectrum Ofcom, (United Kingdom
  • Eric Fournier, director at Spectrum Planning & International Affairs
  • Tom Navin, global policy director at Facebook
  • Andy Clegg, spectrum engineering lead at Google, and
  • Shelley McKinley, vice president of technology and corporate responsibility at Microsoft.
The full agenda is available for view here. Individuals are encouraged to register online for the event for free. 

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