Rockville, MD – Friday, August 10, 2018 –DC5G is pleased to announce John Godfrey, Senior VP, Public Policy at Samsung, and Adam Zuckerman, Director of Ventures and Innovation at Discovery, as keynote speakers at the 2018 event.

Mr. Godfrey leads Samsung’s public policy formulation and engagement with government and industry, focusing on communications policy, digital television, wireless spectrum, health care, environment, broadband, accessibility, and other areas. He will kick off the two-day conference with ‘What is the Killer Application for 5G?’ Attendees will discover how Samsung sees 5G use cases and application unfolding, from those that are at the forefront of commercial availability to those that will enable new business opportunities and markets.

Mr. Zuckerman is an innovation investor and thought leader who has directed the implementation of emerging technologies for numerous Fortune 500 companies around the world. Scheduled for Monday, November 12 at 1:15 pm, his talk titled ‘The Disruptive World of 5G IoT-Powered Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality Applications,’ will focus on how 5G connectivity can unlock incredible VR, AR and “Mixed” reality capabilities for businesses, consumers, and governments.

These two experts lead an impressive speaker lineup confirmed to participate on the DC5G 2018 program, which aims to create holistic conversations that brings the entire 5G-connected ecosystem to the table.

Other speakers include:

  • Jaya Baloo, Chief Information Security Offier (CISO), KPN Telecom
  • Dean Brenner, Senior VP, Spectrum Strategy and Technology Policy, Qualcomm Inc
  • Chelsea Collier, Founder, City
  • Derek Johnston, Head of Marketing, Networks, Samsung
  • Thomas Kidd, Director of Strategic Spectrum Policy, S. Navy
  • Morgan Kurk, COO, CommScope Inc
  • Sue Marek, VP of Content and Editor-in-Chief, SDxCentral
  • Margaret McCarthy, Executive Director, Mobile Future
  • Sue Monahan, CEO, Small Cell Forum
  • Mike Murphy, CTO, North America, Nokia Inc
  • Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas
  • And more!

To learn more and view the full conference program, visit

Those interested in attending should register by Wednesday, August 22 to take advantage of Launch Rate discounts. To register, visit and use VIP Code: PR2 to lock in this low rate. Government and military special prices are also available.

DC5G will be held November 12-13, 2018 at the Capital Hilton, Washington D.C. located at 1001 16th Street NW, Washington D.C., 20036. To register for press credentials, please contact Isabel Burnham at


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