5G Era of Invention: Edge Computing, Creating new Experiences, new Industries and Enriching Lives"

The  IEEE  LMAG Greece Section organizes on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6 pm (Athens time) the internet webinar with subject 5G Era of Invention: Edge Computing, Creating new Experiences, new Industries and Enriching Lives. The speaker is: Mr. Fotis Karonis, Executive Vice President of Capgemini.  Below follows the register address and upon registering you will receive automatically the JOIN in address.

After the 4G revolution which generated a plethora of new services and business models for mobile Consumers in the past decade, 5G and edge computing is the Game Changer for Intelligent Industries!!! The combined  innovation industries such as Telecommunications, semiconductors and software are now creating a new DNA across All the industry verticals, creating groundbreaking use cases for production efficiencies and new connected products and services across automotive, manufacturing, life sciences, environment, logistics, energy, public safety, smart cities and more. 5G together with Edge cloud computing power enables ‘quasi zero’ latency of enabling data processing at the edge, and avoiding unnecessary access back and forth from the public cloud. 5G and  Edge and together with AI, IoT and different connected device form factors,  unlock a panorama of amazing innovations and applications as vehicles to X, AR/VR, factory automation on the shop floor, remote medical diagnostics or using drones for search and rescue missions. Today we are only scratching the surfaces for what new business models can achieve in this new exciting decade of innovation for better quality of life, a greener economy and a sustainable environment. The telecommunications industry itself is going through a massive software transformation as it moves to cloud. Orchestration and Automation is so important to unlock the potential of the Networks of the future to become ‘as a Service’ for both the citizens and for Enterprise Services!

Date & Time




  • Date: 03 Nov 2021
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • All times are Europe/Athens
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  • Starts 21 October 2021 01:00 AM
  • Ends 03 November 2021 05:59 PM
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The speaker

Mr. Fotis Karonis

Fotis Karonis is Capgemini Executive Vice President, group offer leader 5G and Edge Computing. As 5G group leader of Capgemini, Fotis works with Industry Verticals and Communications Service Providers, for their digital transformation journey. Using the power of the 5G technology ecosystem, Fotis brings together global skills, system integration capabilities and assets of Capgemini and best global partners creating innovative solutions and cutting edge 5G use cases. Fotis Karonis was until recently the BT CTIO, Enterprise & the 5G Executive Lead at BT Group, driving the delivery of the 5G program, working with customers for Industry 5G-driven digital transformation in sectors as intelligent manufacturing, healthcare, transport & logistics, etc. A post he took up in May 2019 after driving the EE / BT launch of first 5G network in the UK and amongst first globally. As EE CTO, he led EE, the UK’s largest Mobile operator, to be the first to launch 4G in the UK in 2012 and best Network since. Was awarded Mobile Europe’s CTO of the Year in 2015. Fotis is an Electrical Engineer with BSc from the University of Patras and MSc from the Manchester University.

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