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Key Notes | Speaking

Advising on various emerging technology, standards and policy issues; operate on an international stage as keynote speaker for a wide range of stakeholders and audience. Some recent highlights:

  • 5G for Industrial IoT, Industry panels at IEEE VTC2020-Spring conference, IEEE, 26 – 28 May 2020
  • Featured in WOF network as member of the month, Women of the Future Network, link, Apr 1, 2020
  • Trust in a digital world – IoT Trust, IET, House of Lords webinar, 24/03/2020
  • Westminster eForum policy conference – 5G rollout in the UK – network infrastructure, market development and coverage, London, Westminster eForum, 23/01/2020
  • 5G for Industrial IoT, OT and ICT expert panel, 5G-ACIA, Coventry, West Midlands, 22/01/2020
  • Role of 5G for Industrial IoT, 5G Techritory Forum, 1000 delegates, Riga, 11/2019
  • MWC Los Angeles, Internet of Things (IoT), robots and smart manufacturing session, Los Angeles, Oct 2019
  • 2nd 5G World Summit, Barcelona, Oct 2019
  • CDT in Communications Annual Research Conference 2019, University of Bristol, Sep 2019
  • Ofcom workshop Panel speaking: Supporting wireless innovation in manufacturing and health, London, 9th April, 2019
  • “5G – Enabling Technologies”, NGMN & ITU Conference on Licensing Practices in 5G Industry Segments, International Telecommunication Union (audience >130), United Nation, Geneva, 29th Jan 2019
  • “Future communications – What’s human about this?”, at House of Lords, Engineering the Future of Communications 2018: connecting people – maximising the user experience, (audience > 120, Lords, MPs, industry influencers etc.), IET, 27th Nov 2018
  • Smart City and CleanTech”, Cambridge China Forum (CCF), 20th Nov 2018
  • “5G and your device design”, webinar (audience > 2000), u-blox, Nov 2018
  • “Overview of standardisation status and 3GPP technology evolution trends”, Cambridge Wireless: Radio Technology for 5G – making it work, (audience>130), 18th Sep 2018
  • “Humanity and Empathy in designing a connecting world”, IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit, University of Southampton, Aug 2018
  • “UK5G, no race, no finish line, just cooperation to build one big global network”, TelecomTV, Apr, 2018

Media Coverage & Publications

  • Tapping into Industry 4.0 with 5G private networks (Opinion), Enterprise IoT Insight, Aug 25, 2020
  • Interview with Sylvia Lu from u-blox, everythingRF, May 25, 2020
  • 5G高级技术负责人Sylvia Lu被公认为英国工程技术界前50名女性之一, 聚焦财经网, May 19, 2020
  • Manufacturing may take the lead with 5G expansion as consumer roll-out slows, TechRepublic, May 13, 2020
  • Featured in WOF network as member of the month, Women of the Future Network, Apr 1, 2020
  • 5G-ACIA develops global dialogue on industrial automation in Coventry, UK, UK5G, Feb 10, 2020
  • 5G-ACIA develops global dialogue on industrial automation in Coventry, UK, 5G-ACIA, Feb 10, 2020
  • 5G rollout in the UK – network infrastructure, market development and coverage, Westminster eForum, includes my speech scripts, Feb 2020
  • Highlighted in u-blox’s Annual Report 2019, “Our Achievements” section (P4), u-blox, Dec 1, 2019
  • UK5G and 5G-ACIA unite to ensure the success of 5G in UK industry, 5G-ACIA, Nov 27, 2019
  • UK5G Newsletter opened by Sylvia Lu, Sylvia Lu, UK5G, Nov 2019
  • Are you prepared for the 5G project management revolution? Sylvia Lu, C.Mulligan, Business and Industry, 22 Sep 2019
  • POSTbrief – 5G Technology, Sylvia Lu, POST – Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, Jul 24, 2019
  • Sylvia Lu Awarded Women of M2M/IoT 2019 by Connected World, link, What’s New in Electronics, Jul 5, 2019
  • The future of mobile: Making 5G a reality, Sylvia Lu, C. Mulligan, Jul 1, 2019, Business Reporter
  • How will 5G Networks Improve Location Awareness?, Sylvia Lu, All about circuits, 3 Apr 2019; This article touches GNSS positioning, requirements for the emerging 5G positioning use cases in three selected verticals, cellular based positioning, hybrid positioning, as well as the challenges.
  • Preperation for 5G, Sylvia Lu, Electronic Specifier, Jul 1, 2019
  • Getting ready for 5G, Sylvia Lu, u-blox blog, Jun 19, 2019
  • Bring on 5G: A Look at Some of the New Use Cases and Business Opportunities, Sylvia Lu, Embedded Computing Design, Jun 12, 2019
  • u-blox丰富5G技术储备 推动新技术、标准、应用, Sylvia Lu, EEPW (Electronic Engineering & Product World), Jun 2019
  • 行业巨头面向5G产业进行部署, Sylvia Lu, EEPW (电子产品世界), May 29, 2019
  • IoT-yhteydet 5G-aikakaudella, Sylvia Lu, etn.fi, May 13, 2019
  • IoT en la era 5G, Sylvia Lu, Revista Espanola de Electronica, May 1, 2019
  • Eine Million Gerate pro km2, Elektronik industrie, May 2019
  • Drahtloskommunikation: Wie 5G das Internet der Dinge verändert, Sylvia Lu, all-electronics.de, Apr 21, 2019
  • How will 5G Networks Improve Location Awareness?, Sylvia Lu, D. Bartlett, All about circuits, Apr 3, 2019
  • [기고] 5G 시대의 IoT,Sylvia Lu, Etnews, 28 Feb 2019; My article “IoT in the 5G era” was translated into Korean and published on Etnews. Average 270k page views.
  • 5G – Enabling Technologies, Sylvia Lu, International Telecommunication Union, 29 Jan 2019; I was invited to speak at NGMN & ITU Conference on Licensing Practices in 5G Industry Segments (audience >130) at the United Nation’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva.
  • 5G网络将如何提高位置感知 (How will 5G networks improve location awareness?), Sylvia Lu, Jiwei (爱集微), 28 Jan 2019; Article “How will 5G networks improve location awareness?” was translated into Chinese and published in Jiwei.
  • 5Gにおける「NB-IoT/LTE-M」の位置付け, Sylvia Lu, EETimes Japan, 18 Jan 2019; My article “IoT in the 5G era” was translated into Japanese and published on EETimes Japan.
  • “Engineering and politics are the twin drivers of progress” – Shadow minister Chi Onwurah MP, PolitcsHome, 7 Dec 2018; PolitcsHome features my talk at the House of Lords
  • Future communications – what’s human about this?, House of Lords, Sylvia Lu, IET, 27 Nov 2018, I was invited to speak at the House of Lords on Engineering the Future of Communications 2018: connecting people – maximising the user experience (audience > 120, Lords, MPs, industry influencers etc.)
  • Smart City and CleanTech, Sylvia Lu, 20 Nov 2018, Cambridge China Forum; I spoke about smart city trends, the status of technology development and the most prominent use cases to reduce air pollution and energy.
  • (Webinar) 5G and your device design, Sylvia Lu, u-blox, Nov 2018
  • UK5G November Newsletter, Sylvia Lu, UK5G, Nov 2018
  • IoT in the 5G Era, Sylvia Lu, Cambridge Wireless Journal, pp28-29, Issue 5, Oct 2018; I wrote about IoT evolution trends in the 5G era, covers LPWA, incl. NB-IoT, LTE-M (from Rel-13 to Rel-16), Industrial IoT based on the new 5G NR air interface (NR-IIoT) in Rel-16 for the manufacturing industry; and the evolution trend of the connectivity solutions (C-V2X) for the automotive industry.
  • 5G Technology and its testing challenges (5G技术和测试挑战), EEPW Magazine (电子产品世界杂志), Oct 2018. Article in Chinese. This is one of the in-depth articles generated after Sylvia’s interviews with influential medias in China, which generated and published 17 original publications, 38 reprints by some of the most influential media in China, incl. Ifeng, NetEase and Tencent News.
  • Development direction and application trend of 5G (电子产品世界杂志: 5G的发展方向和应用趋势), EEPW Magazine (电子产品世界杂志), Oct 2018. Article in Chinese. This is one of the in-depth articles generated after Sylvia’s interviews with influential medias in China, which generated and published 17 original publications, 38 reprints by some of the most influential media in China, incl. Ifeng, NetEase and Tencent News.
  • Interview with Sylvia Lu: meet 5G high integrity, safe and reliable requirements for the modules and the chipsets (电子产品世界: 满足高集成度、安全可靠的5G模块和芯片需求), EEPW (电子产品世界), Oct 2018. Article in Chinese. This is one of the in-depth articles generated after Sylvia’s interviews with influential medias in China, which generated and published 17 original publications, 38 reprints by some of the most influential media in China, incl. Ifeng, NetEase and Tencent News.
  • Overview of standardisation status and 3GPP technology evolution trends, Sylvia Lu, CW (Cambridge Wireless), 18 Sep 2018. I was invited to speak at CW (Cambridge Wireless) event : Radio Technology for 5G – making it work, audience>130
  • 5G: New applications, new business opportunities, u-blox Blog, 7 Sep 2018. Sylvia contributed to this u-blox blog article about 5G: New applications, new business opportunities
  • 5G New Radio Standards and other presentations, 3g4g, Sep 2018. 3g4g featured my talk at the CW event: Radio Technology for 5G – making it work
  • 5G commercialisation will be game-changing to the verticals, industry should work together to explore the potential of 5G technology (环球网: 5G商用将改变游戏规则 全行业应协力探索5G发展潜能), Huanqiu (环球网), Sep 2018. Article in Chinese. This is one of the in-depth articles generated after Sylvia’s interviews with influential medias in China, which generated and published 17 original publications, 38 reprints by some of the most influential media in China, incl. Ifeng, NetEase and Tencent News.
  • The inevitable automation of the next generation networks, UK5G, Sep 2018. Sylvia chaired a session at the CW Technology and Engineering conference and discussed Device AI
  • u-blox is optimistic about the commercial prospect of 5G in China: focus on three major markets (C144 通信网: u-blox看好中国5G商用前景:重点发力三大市场), C114 (C144 通信网), Sep 2018. Article in Chinese. This is one of the in-depth articles generated after Sylvia’s interviews with influential medias in China, which generated and published 17 original publications, 38 reprints by some of the most influential media in China, incl. Ifeng, NetEase and Tencent News.
  • Getting ready for 5G, Sylvia Lu, u-blox Blog, 30 Aug 2018. Sylvia contributed to this u-blox blog article.
  • Humanity and Empathy in designing a connecting world, Sylvia Lu, IEEE, Aug 2018. Sylvia was invited to speak at IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit, hosted by the University of Southampton.
  • PwC: Women in STEM careers, PwC, Aug 2018. PwC features my story in their flagship LEAP programme
  • Are role models the key to unlocking women’s potential in engineering?, u-blox, 22 Jun 2018. u-blox features my story in a u-blox blog
  • CW Unplugged – Tech for water, CW (Cambridge Wireless), Jun 2018. Speaking on behalf of u-blox
  • Mobile Industry Delivers on Major 5G Milestone, UK5G, Jun 2018.
  • (Interview) UK5G, no race, no finish line, just cooperation to build one big global network, April 2018, TelecomTV
  • UK5G Launched, UK5G, Mar 2018. Sylvia was interviewed by TelecomTV
  • CW Unplugged – FemTech, CW, Feb 2018. Speaking on behalf of u-blox
  • Developing the next generation of wireless systems that really matters, Sylvia Lu, u-blox LinkedIn, Jan 2018. u-blox features Sylvia’s story at the LinkedIn Life section as well as on the company website
  • u-blox Engineer: I was inspired by my parents and excited by the job, Sylvia Lu, Silicon Republic, Mar 2016. Silicon Republic features Sylvia’s story about STEM and tech.
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