March 26, 2024  - March 27, 2024
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
221 N Columbus Dr Chicago IL

Thank you to those of you who joined us at the OnGo Forward Event. The conference saw insightful sessions on the expanding CBRS ecosystem, and discussed how private 5G networks and the CBRS band presents new opportunities for enterprises and vendors. Don’t miss out on the chance to elevate your knowledge and leverage the potential of CBRS technology.

The latest deployments and innovative use cases of CBRS will be showcased.

For more information, please contact admin@ongoalliance.org.

Presentation Agenda

Tuesday, March 26th

Presentation Track – Atlantic Ballroom D&E

(All Times CT)

9:00 – 9:15                      Welcome and Introduction

Alan Ewing, Executive Director

OnGo Alliance

9:15 – 9:45                      Looking Ahead for OnGo

Preston Marshall, Chair of the Board of Directors

OnGo Alliance

9:45 – 10:30                   Keynote Address

Derek Khlopin, Deputy Associate Administrator, Spectrum Planning and Policy

National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

10:30 – 10:45                Networking Break – Exhibitor Space Open

10:45 –11:30                  Keynote Address

Kevin Mulvihill

Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer for Command, Control, and Communications, Office of the

DoD Chief Information Officer, US Department of Defense (US DoD)

11:30 – 12:00                John Deere’s Private Network Journey

Jason Wallin, Principal Architect

John Deere

12:00 – 12:30                GSA: Private Mobile Networks

Joe Barrett, President

Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA)

12:30 – 13:30                Lunch – Exhibitor Space Open

13:30 – 14:15                Accelerating Enterprise 5G Adoption

Stephen Collins, CTO


14:15 – 15:00                Enterprise Private Network Momentum

Prabhakar Chitrapu, Chair

Small Cell Forum

15:00 – 15:30               Networking Break – Exhibitor Space Open

15:30 – 16:15                Panel: Airports Use Cases

Samuel Ingalls, Principal, Barich, Inc.

Michael Youngs, Vice President Information Technology, DFW

Norman Fekrat, CEO, Imagine Wireless – Moderator

16:15 – 17:00                5G Alliance for Connected Industry and Automation Enabling Connected Industries and Automation

Amir Gomroki,

Head of 5G for North America

Ericsson – 5G ACIA

17:00 – 17:15                Closing Address

Alan Ewing, Executive Director

OnGo Alliance


OnGo Awards Dinner – Pacific Ballroom

Wednesday, March 27th

Presentation Track – Atlantic Ballroom D&E

9:30 – 10:00                   The Path to CBRS Success

Stephen Rayment, President OnGo Alliance

Preston Marshall, Chair of the Board of Directors, OnGo Alliance

10:00 – 11:00                CBRS 2.0

Jennifer McCarthy, Vice President Legal Advocacy, Federated Wireless (Regulatory)

Andrew Clegg, Spectrum Engineering Lead, Google (Technical)

11:00 – 11:30                Networking Break – Exhibitor Space Open

11:30 – 12:00                Real Life CBRS Deployments from PO to Production

James Smith, Co-Founder


12:00 – 12:30                The DeWi Movement

Pete Vavra, Vice President Sales

BLiNQ Networks

12:30 – 13:00                Value of Persistent RF Measurements in Private Wireless Networks

Alan Pritchard

SVP Business Development

Digital Global Systems (DGS)

13:00 – 14:00                Lunch – Exhibitor Space Open

14:00 – 14:45                Coexistence

Virgil Cimpu, System Architect, Ericsson

Ariful Hannan, Solutions Architect, Google

14:45 – 15:30                Massive Scale IoT Deployments – Combining CBRS and Mesh

John Fisher, Principal Systems Engineer

Itron, Inc.

15:30 – 16:00                Networking Break – Exhibitor Space Open

16:00 – 17:30                Closing Plenary and CBRS 2.0 Workshop (Members Only)

Alan Ewing, Executive Director

OnGo Alliance