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6G and Future Wireless Systems

What are the benefits of using 6G and what strategies do we need to consider when launching the technologies? This Inter-Academy seminar brings leaders and academics from Sweden and the US to discuss the need of international collaboration. 

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IVA Konferenscenter, Grev Turegatan 16, Stockholm

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Online: Free

On Location: Free

The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) and US National Academy of Engineering (NAE) co-host a seminar to strengthen the cooperation between Sweden and the USA regarding 6G.  

6G is the next generation of wireless technology that promises to bring faster speed, lower latency, and greater capacity. It will enable new use cases and provide opportunities for research and innovation. Collaboration between countries such as the US and Sweden can lead to the development of new technologies and services that will benefit both nations.  

  • Welcome by Tuula Teeri, president IVA 

  • 6G in the context of mobile network evolution by Erik Ekudden, Group CTO, Ericsson 

  • Visionary use cases in the 2030 timeframe by Dr. Tom Richardson, Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm 

  • 6G key technologies and research opportunities by Professor Fredrik Tufvesson, Lund University 


  • Potential areas of collaboration between US and Swedish innovation systems by Dr. Murat Torlak of NSF, USA and Anne Lidgard Head of international Cooperation Vinnova Sweden, Christan Hedelin, Chief Strategy Officer, Saab and Professor Luis DaSilva, Virginia Tech

  • Closing remarks Marcus Wallenberg, chair of IVA 


Tuula Teeri

president IVA

Erik Ekudden

Group CTO Ericsson 

Dr. Tom Richardson

Vice President of Engineering Qualcomm

Fredrik Tufvesson

Professor Lund University 

Dr. Murat Torlak


Anne Lidgard

Head of International Cooperation Vinnova, Sweden

Christan Hedelin

Chief Strategy Officer Saab

Professor Luis DaSilva

Virginia Tech

Marcus Wallenberg

chair of IVA 

Elin Elliot

Elin Elliot

Head of External Relations

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