5G and Beyond Forum

Trailblazing the Future

Thursday 17th February 2022 9:00 – 17:15, ROOM 14
Chair: Dr Lutfi Albasha, American University of Sharjah, UAE Co-Chair: Dr Chris Clifton, Sony Semiconductors and Solutions, Basingstoke, UK

Registration and Programme Updates

Advanced Registration fee (up to & incl. 31st December 2021) is £ 60 for those who registered for a conference and £ 70 for those not registered for a conference. Standard Registration fee (from 1st Janu¬ary 2022 & onsite) is £ 80 for those who registered for a conference and £ 90 for those not registered for a conference. Check back here for further details and updates.

The forum focus is on technologies beyond 5G. State of the art devel¬opments in the fields of wireless technologies for 5G and beyond will be discussed. The forum is for one-day with invited speakers from academia and industry. The topics of the forum covers a wide range of subjects that pertain to next generation communications This in¬cludes 6G standardization, environment aware networks, advanced sensing and low power radars. The forum will include a panel session, coffee breaks and packed lunch.


08.00 – 0.900
Registration and Morning Coffee

09.00 - 09.15
Welcoming Notes

09.15 – 10.00
RoF Technology for Beyond 5G Radio’s Design
Fadhel M. Ghannouchi, IEEE Fellow iRadio Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engi¬neering, University of Calgary, Canada

10.00 - 10.45
On the Verge of 6G?
Andreas Roessler Technology Manager Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc.

10.45 – 11.30
Towards Environment-Aware Wireless Networks
Mohamed-Slim Alouini, Fellow IEEE King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

11.30 – 12.15
Integrating Communications, Sensing and Intelligence for 6G and Beyond
Christos Masouros Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering Uni¬versity College London (UCL)

12.15 – 13.00
On the Application and Performance of Intelligent Reflective Surfaces in 6G
Emad Alsusa Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester

13.00 – 14.00

14.00 – 15.00
Panel Session
All speakers Moderator: Co-Chair

15.00 – 15.45
What is the Role of Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces in 6G?
Emil Björnson KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

15.45 – 16.30
High Frequency MMICs and Characterization Considerations
Lyndon Pattison, IconicRF, Belfast, Ireland

16.30 – 17.15
Low Power Stretched-Processed Miniaturized Receiver Radar Sensors
Lutfi Albasha, American University of Sharjah, UAE

Forum Closing Remark



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