TIA to Host Smart Buildings and 5G Programming at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles

Join TIA and executives from neXT Curve, Openpath, Federated Wireless, DASpedia, and Acadia Secure Networks to discuss how 5G infrastructure and the future of Smart Buildings

Arlington, VA (October 22, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, will host a half-day partner program on Smart Buildings and 5G at the 2019 Mobile World Congress (MWC), Los Angeles.

Presented by TIA and its sponsors, T-Mobile and UL, the program will include remarks from TIA’s new CEO, David Stehlin and highlight how private networks, the internet of things (IoT), automation, and edge data centers will work together to create the connected building of the future. The program’s panels will bring together industry experts to discuss Smart Building networks and deployment. TIA’s programming will take place on Wednesday, October 23, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The program will be open to all MWC attendees and media.

WHAT: MWC19 Los Angles Partner Program – Enabling Innovation and Collaboration in 5G: Use Case – Smart Buildings
WHEN: Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
WHERE: 404A, Concourse Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Purchase your MWC pass and register online to attend TIA’s program at:

Panel 1: 9:15 AM, Explore the Core of a Smart Building

  • Harry Smeenk, TIA
  • Limor Schafman, TIA

Panel 2: 10:00 AM, A Smart Buildings Conversation

  • Clarence Reynolds, TIA (moderator)
  • Leonard Lee, neXt Curve
  • Kieran Hannon, Openpath
  • Todd Gore, Federated Wireless

Panel 3: 11:00 AM, In-Building Wireless: The Path to Smart Buildings?

  • Limor Schafman, TIA (moderator)
  • Harry Smeenk, TIA
  • Soyola Baasan, DASpedia
  • John Holmblad, Acadia Secure Networks


Clarence Reynolds, 703-907-7004, creynolds@tiaonline.org

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents more than 300 companies that enable high-speed communications networks and accelerate next-generation ICT innovation. Through leadership in U.S. and international advocacy, technology programs and standards development and business performance solutions, TIA and its members are accelerating global connectivity across every industry and market.