Second Workshop Agenda

July 19-20, 2017

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

Day 1: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

8:00am-8:45am: Registration (Lobby) and Breakfast (1413 EH Cheney Room)

8:45am-9am: Welcome and Opening Remarks (1610 EH); live stream link

9:00am-9:30am: Keynote (1610EH)  – Dr. Ted WoodwardProgram Manager, Strategic Technology Office, DARPA 

9:30am-11:00am:  Panel 1 (1610 EH): State of mmW Technology and Outlook: A View from Industry; live stream link

Discussion Questions

Moderator: Akbar Sayeed

Panelists: Amitava Ghosh (Nokia Bell Labs), Ashwin Sampath (Qualcomm), Ian Wong (National Instruments), Boon Loong Ng (Samsung), Tommy Svensson (Chalmers)

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

11:00am-11:30am: Coffee Break (Lobby)

11:30am-12:30pm: Poster/Demo Session 1 (Lobby); live stream link (youtube)

12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch (1413 EH Cheney Room)

1:30pm-2:30pm: Poster/Demo Session 2 (Lobby); live stream link (youtube)

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

A. HW-CSP Interface: Hardware, Circuits and Antennas & Communication and Signal Processing (2309 EH)

Discussion Questions

Discussion leaders: Jeyanandh Paramesh (CMU), Subhanshu Gupta (WSU), Vishal Saxena (UIdaho), Sarah Yost (NI)

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 as part of the Technology Roadmap; see kickoff report.

B. CSP-NET Interface: Communication and Signal Processing & Networking (1610 EH); live stream link

Discussion Questions

Discussion Leaders: Marco Mezzavilla (NYU), Ismail Guvenc (NCSU), Haitham Hassanieh (UIUC), Tom Henderson (ns-3 consortium), Rui Yang (InterDigital), Yuichi Kakishima (NTT Docomo), Matthew Andrews (Nokia Bell Labs), Jing Zhu (Intel)

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 as part of the Technology Roadmap; see kickoff report.

C. Hardware and Tools for Effective Testing and Development of mmWave Techhnology (2317 EH)

Discussion Questions

Discussion leaders: Ian Wong (NI), Xinyu Zhang (UW-Madison), Kate Remley (NIST), Robert Shimon (Keysight)

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

4:00pm-4:30pm: Coffee Break (Lobby)

4:30pm-5:30pm:  Poster/Demo Session 3 (Lobby); live stream link (youtube)

6:00pm: Dinner. Hotel Red, 1501 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711, (608) 819-8228. Location on Map

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Day 2: Thursday, July 20, 2017

live stream link

8:00am-8:30am: Registration (Lobby) and Breakfast (1413 EH – Cheney Room)

8:30am-9:15am: Keynotes (1610 EH) – 3GPP Status on mmWave 5G New Radio (NR) Standard

Beam Management Issues, Dr. Boon Loong Ng, Samsung Research America

Performance Across Frequency Bands (28-80GHz), Dr. Amitava Ghosh, Nokia Bell Labs 

9:15am-10:00am: Readout from Breakout Sessions + Discussion (1610 EH): i) HW-CSP, ii) CSP-NET, iii) Testbed Development

10:00am-noon: Panel 2 (1610 EH):  Academic-Industry Collaboration for “Moonshot” RCN Contributions

Discussion Questions

Moderator: Sundeep Rangan (NYU)

Panelists: Nada Golmie (NIST), Ali Niknejad (UCB), Tommy Svensson (Chalmers U.), Jason Chen (Huawei), Amitava Ghosh (Nokia Bell Labs), Abhishek Tiwari (Facebook)

Goals and Deliverables for RCN 2020 and RCN 2025

noon-12:15pm: Closing Remarks: Akbar Sayeed and Xinyu Zhang (1610 EH)

12:15pm:  Boxed lunch (Lobby)