iCore Inaugural Workshop: 17 April 2015 (Friday)

To mark the establishment of the iCore, the inaugural workshop will be held on 17 April 2015 (Friday) at Imperial. We aim to gather prominent researchers in the fields to share their visions and challenges in future information and communications technologies. The whole-day workshop will include speeches and panel discussion.


(click on the names for more details about the speakers and panellists)



Program Schedule

Friday 17 April 2015
08:30 - 09:30 Registration - Coffee (Room 611)
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome (Room 408)
Kin K. Leung (Imperial College, UK)
Keynote Speeches (Room 408)
09:45 - 10:15 Reinaldo Valenzuela (Bell Labs, USA)
"5G Physical Layer: Technology Opportunities and Challenges"
10:15 - 10:45 Jon Crowcroft (Cambridge University, UK)
"Data Center Networks for the Application"
10:45 - 11:15 Lajos Hanzo (University of Southampton, UK) "Breaking the RF Spectrum Crunch: Recent Advances in Optical Wireless"
11:15 - 11:45 Coffee Break (Room 611)
Keynote Speeches (Room 408)
11:45 - 12:15 Gavin Pearson (Dstl, UK)
"A Defence S&T Viewpoint on Information and Communications Research Challenges"
12:15 - 12:45 Merouane Debbah (Huawei, France)
"Mathematical Scientific Challenges of 5G"
12:45 - 13:15 Robert Heath (University of Texas Austin, USA)
"Millimeter Wave MIMO Communication"
13:15 - 14:15 Lunch Break and Poster Session (Room 611)
Keynote Speeches (Room 408)
14:15 - 14:45 Gerhard Fettweis (Dresden University of Technology, Germany) "From Atto- to Macro-Networks: Making the 5G Tactile Internet Happen"
14:45 - 15:15 John Polak (Imperial College, UK)
"Comms and the City"
15:15 - 15:45 Guang-Zhong Yang (Imperial College, UK)
"Body Sensor Networks - Reshaping the Future of Pervasive Healthcare"
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break (Room 611)
16:15 - 17:45 Panel Discussion (Room 408)
Moderator: Bruno Clerckx (Imperial College, UK)
Hamid Aghvami (King's College London, UK)
Matthew Baker (Alcatel-Lucent, UK)
Jon Crowcroft (Cambridge University, UK)
Simon Fletcher (NEC, UK)
Lajos Hanzo (University of Southampton, UK)