Second Workshop Agenda

July 19-20, 2017

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

mmW RCN Youtube Channel

Logistics Page

Day 1: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

8:00am-8:45am: Registration and Breakfast

8:45am-9am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Keynote Introduction

9:00am-9:30amKeynote – Dr. Ted WoodwardProgram Manager, Strategic Technology Office, DARPA

9:30am-11:00am:  Panel 1 (90 mins): State of mmW Technology and Outlook: A View from Industry

Moderator: Akbar Sayeed

Panelists: TBA.

Industry updates and discussion on technology advances, use cases, business models, regulations, and standardization.

11:00am-11:30am: Coffee Break

11:30am-12:30pm:  Poster/Demo Session 1

12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm-2:30pm: Poster/Demo Session 2

2:30pm-4:00pm: Breakout Sessions: Development of Technology Roadmap and Deliverables

A. HW-CSP Interface: Hardware, Circuits and Antennas & Communication and Signal Processing

Discussion leaders: TBA

Research problems to be addressed at the intersection of hardware and antenna design and communication and signal processing techniques. Build on the initial list identified in the Kickoff; see kickoff report.

B. CSP-NET Interface: Communication and Signal Processing & Networking

Discussion Leaders: TBA

Research problems to be addressed at the intersection of communication and signal processing and networking techniques; including the role of channel models and testbeds. Build on the initial list identified in the Kickoff; see kickoff report.

C. Hardware and Tools for Effective Testing of mmWave Techhnology

Testbeds, open, programmable hardware, software platforms, simulation and emulation tools, channel modeling methodologies, mobility models, etc for effective testing of mmWave technology.

Discussion leaders: TBA

4:00pm-4:30pm: Coffee Break

4:30pm-5:30pm:  Poster/Demo Session 3

6:30pm: Dinner


Day 2: Thursday, July 20, 2017

8:00am-8:30am: Breakfast and Registration

8:30am-9:00am: Keynote – Dr. Boon Loong Ng and Dr. Charlie Zhang, Samsung Research America (3GPP Efforts on mmWave Technology Standardization )

9:00am-10:00am: Readout from Breakout Sessions + Discussion: Updated Technology Roadmap for HW-CSP, CSP-NET, Testbed Development

10:00am-noon: Panel 2 (120 mins):  Academic-Industry Collaboration and RCN Contributions

Goals for RCN 2020, RCN 2025: Moonshot Problems and Deliverables 

Moderator: TBA

Panelists: TBA

noon-12:15pm: Closing Remarks: Akbar Sayeed and Xinyu Zhang

12:15pm:  Boxed lunch