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July 19-20, 2017University of Wisconsin-Madison Engineering Hall 1415 Engineering Drive Madison, WI 53706
Day 1: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
8:00am-8:45am: Registration and Breakfast
8:45am-9am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Keynote Introduction
9:00am-9:30am: Keynote – Dr. Ted Woodward, Program 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
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
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
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
noon-12:15pm: Closing Remarks: Akbar Sayeed and Xinyu Zhang
12:15pm: Boxed lunch