Program 48th Wireless World Research Forum, Abu Dhabi, UAE November 7-9th 2022 Venue : W Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Day: 1
08 Novemer 2022
Monday – 07 November 2022
08:30 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 10:20
Plenary Session 1 – Opening of WWRF 48
Chair: Merouane Debbah
09:00 – 09:10
Opening Speech
Speaker: Merouane Debbah
09:10 – 09:20
Welcoming Speech
Speaker: Nigel Jefferies
09:20 – 09:50
Opening Keynote
09:50 – 10:20
Coffee Break
10:20 – 12:20
Plenary Session 2 – Title: Next Generation Radio Technologies
Chair: Angeliki Alexiou
10:20 – 10:50
Title: Quantum Information Science
Speaker: Ray O. Johnson, CEO, TII
10:50 – 11:20
Title: Channel Coding Challenges for Next Generation Radio Technologies
Speaker: Erdal Arikan, Bilkent University, Turkey
11:20 – 11:50
Title: Exploiting Physical Properties of Electromagnetic Waves toward Next Generation Wireless Technology: Orbital Angular Momentum Multiplexing and its Extension to Multishape Radio
Speaker: Doohwan Lee, NTT, Docomo, Japan
11:50 – 12:20
Title: Wavefront shaping for Wireless Communications with reconfigurable intelligent surfaces: How to manage very large bandwidth?
Speaker: Mathias Fink, ESPCI, France
12:20 – 14:10
Lunch
WWRF General Assembly (members only)
13:10 – 14:10
Chair: Nigel Jefferies
14:10 – 16:40
Plenary Session 3 – 6G: Visions and Technologies
Chair: Sudhir Dixit
14:10 – 14:40
Title: Update of the Gearbox PHY for 6G
Speaker: Gerhard P. Fettweis, TU, Dresden
14:40 – 15:10
Title: The Progress of 6G: A Check Point
Speaker: Wen Tong, CTO, Huawei
15:10 – 15:40
Title: Mobile Technology Evolution Towards 6G
Speaker: Doru Calin, Head of MediaTek, USA
15:40 – 16:10
Title: Open Radio Access Network Design for 6G
Speaker: Tony Q. S. Quek, SUTD, Singapore
16:10 – 16:40
Title: Update from European 6G Flagship Hexa-X
Speaker: Mikko Uusitalo, Head of Nokia Bell Labs, Finland
16:40 – 17:00
Coffee Break
17:00 – 18:15
WORKING GROUP SESSIONS
Day: 2
09 Novemer 2022
Tuesday – 08 November 2022
08:30 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 10:30
Plenary Session 4 – Title: Non-Terrestrial Networks
Chair: Bharat Bhatia
09:00 – 09:30
Title: Learning and Communications for Urban Air Mobility (UAM)
Speaker: Walid Saad, Virginia Tech, USA
09:30 – 10:00
Title: ETRI 6G R&D Activities
Speaker: Junhwan Lee, ETRI, South Korea
10:00 – 10:30
Title: Deep Reinforcement Learning for MEC Enabled Non-Terrestrial Networks: Models, Applications and Challenges
Speaker: Paresh Saxena, BITS-Pilani, India
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30
Plenary Session 5 – Title: Connected Intelligence
Chair: Ebtesam Almazrouei
11:00 – 11:30
Title: VisionX: Semantic Communication Meets System2 ML
Speaker: Mehdi Bennis, University of Oulu, Finland
11:30 – 12:00
Title: (AIR) Artificially Intelligent Regulation of Spectra and Space
Speaker: John M. Cioffi, Stanford University, USA
12.00 – 12:30
Title: Semantic and Pragmatic Communications in the Age of AI
Speaker: Deniz Gunduz, Imperial College London, UK
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00
Plenary Session 6 – Regional Activities and Initiatives
Chair: Hendrik Berndt
13:30 - 14:00
Title: How Disruptive Technologies Are Reshaping The Future Of The UAE
Speaker: Saeed Aldhaheri, Director, University of Dubai, UAE
14:00 – 14:30
Title: TBD
Speaker: Yehya Al-Marzouqi Advisor, CEO Office, Tawazun, UAE
14:30 – 15:00
Title: IoT & AI Technologies to Achieve Sustainable Goals & Reduce Non-Revenue Water
Speaker: Abdullah Albadi, NEC, Oman
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00
Plenary Session 7 – 5G Technologies: Evaluation and Application
Chair: Knud Erik Skouby
15:30 – 16:00
Title: WWRF Independent Evaluation Group on proposed IMT-2020 technology EUHT-5G
Speaker: Christos Politis, Kingston University and Angeliki Alexiou, Piraeus University
16:00 – 16:30
Title: 5G for Healthcare Applications: Challenges and Requirements for Future Mobile Networks
Speaker: Costas Danas, WWRF
16:30 – 18:00
WORKING GROUP SESSIONS
19:00 – 22:00
Dinner and Award Ceremony
Day: 3
10 Novemer 2022
Wednesday – 09 November 2022
09:00 – 10:00
Plenary Session 8 – Title: Spectrum and deployment
Chair: Vinod Kumar
09:00 – 09:30
Title: Millimeter-Wave and Sub-TeraHz Spectrum Bands to Meet the Requirements of 5G and Beyond
Speaker: Renato Lombardi, Head of Huawei, Italy
09:30 – 10:00
Title: Expectation of WRC-23
Speaker: Tariq Al Awadhi, Executive Director, TDRA, UAE
10:00 – 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:00
Fellowship Address – Prof. Mohamed-Slim Alouini
11:00 – 12:30
Plenary Session 9 – Title: The Future of Wireless (Panel Session)
Chair: Merouane Debbah
11:00 – 12:30
Panelists: Peiying Zhu, Senior VP, Huawei; Erdal Arikan, Bilkent University, Turkey; Mikko Uusitalo, Head of Nokia Bell Labs, Finland; Ernesto Damiani, Khalifa Univ, UAE; Petar Popovski, Aalborg University
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 15:30
WORKING GROUP SESSIONS
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00– 17:30
WORKING GROUP SESSIONS
17:30 - 18:00
Closing Ceremony
The 48th Wireless World Research Forum 2022 will be held in person in Abu Dhabi, UAE.