Wednesday, 10th January 2024 (0900-1800 CET)
Plenary Session 1 : Opening of WWRF50
0900-0910 Welcoming Speech Dr.Nigel Jefferies, Chairman, Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF)
0910-0940 Outlook on IMT-2030 Prof. Angeliki Alexiou, University of Piraeus
Christos Politis, Kingston University
Working Group Session
WG: WG A/B, Business Modelling
Chair : Knud Erik Skouby
0940-1010 Introducing business and policy aspects to 5G and 6G Petri Ahokangas,Professor of Future Digital Business at University of Oulu
1010-1040 Circular and Sustainable Business Model Innovation and Development Peter Lindgren, Director, CGC & MBIT and Vice President, CTiF Global Capsule
1040-1110 Privacy, Data and Data Exchange in Connected Cars Samant Khajuria, Lene Tolstrup Sørensen & Knud Erik Skouby , CMI/ Aalborg University
1110-1140 Human-technology centric for cyber security awareness Firkhan Ali bin Hamid Ali, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia
1140-1210 Enabling Innovation through VERGE's Open Data Space based on 5G Network Gokan Kalem & Semiha Kosu , Turkcell Technology
1210-1310 Break
WWRF Mid-Day Roundup
1310-1340 6G programme in Singapore Tony Quek, SUTD, Singapore
1340-1410 WRC Highlights Bharat Bhatia,ITU-APT, India
Plenary Session 2 : Innovation and Intelligent Wireless Systems
Chair: Román Alcides Lara-Cueva, Professor Principal, ESPE
1410-1440 Enhancing Security at the Physical Layer of Wireless Systems: Applications in Code-Domain NOMA Henry Carvajal, Docente Investigador, Universidad de las Américas Ecuador, Campus UDLAPark
1440-1510 Results of the WRC-23 regarding the 6GHz band: Good news or bad news? Andrés Navarro, IEEE Comsoc LATAM regional Director
1510-1530 Break
Plenary Session 3 : NTN Panel
Chair : Prof Dr Mohamed-Slim Alouini, Professor, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
1530-1545 Real broadband in the sky with Air-to-Ground (A2G) Dirk Lindemeier, Chief Commercial Officer, SkyFive, Germany
1545-1600 HAPS Halim Yanikomeroglu, Chancellor's Professor at Carleton University, Canada
1600-1615  Mega LEO sat constellations A/Prof Al-Hourani is an Associate Professor, RMIT, Australia
1615-1630 Direct-to-satellite IoT Connectivity: Overview and Challenges
Dr. Houcine Chougrani,
Research Scientist, Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg,Luxembourg
1630-1645 Emerging and Future VHT satellites Ludovic Blarre, Chief Specialist & Head of Cyber Security of Airbus
1645-1700 Q&A
End of Day 1
Thursday, 11th January 2024 (0900-1800 CET)
Working Group Sessions
Chair: Prof. Angeliki Alexiou, University of Piraeus
0900-0930 A Simple Receiver Design for Spectrally Efficient Frequency Division Multiplexing (SEFDM) Basim Mohammed, PhD Student, Department of System Engineering, University of Arkansas at Little rock
Performance Analysis and Optimization of Distributed Hybrid
Active-Passive RIS-Aided THz Wireless Systems
Ngoc Phuc Le
Communication Theory Lab
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
1000 - 1030 Introduction to the COST Action 6G-PHYSEC Thuy Pham, Chair of 6G-PHYSEC, Barkhausen Institut, Dresden, Germany
1030 - 1100 Break
Plenary Session 4: WWRF Power Talks
Chair : Knud Erik Skouby, Chair WG A/B , Business Modelling
1100-1130 Future of Digital Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities Rehan Usman, Superior University of Lahore
1130-1200 Rail standardisation & CEPT Activities Steffen Ring, CEO Ring Advocacy
1200-1230 WWRF Outlook 33: ‘Foundation Models for Telecom: paving the way for self-built networks’ Lina Bariah , Khalifah University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
1230-1330 Break
WG : Connected Vehicles
Chair: Seshadri Mohan
1330-1400 The impact of mobility, beam sweeping and smart jammers on security vulnerabilities of 5G cells Burak Kantarci, University of Ottawa
1400-1430 An Efficient Utilization of mm-Wave and THz Wave for V2X Communication Sameer Kumar Singh, IIT Ropar, Punjab, India
1430-1500 Use of VR and Generative AI to solve real world CV Challenges Dr. Pradipta Biswas, AssocProf, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)
1500-1530 Break
WG : C, 6G
Chair :Sudhir Dixit
1530-1600 Performance Evaluation of the WiFi Technology Basedeal-Real Time Control Robotic Arm Luis Xavier Topón Albornoz
1600-1630 Wrap Up & Closing Nigel Jefferies, WWRF Chairman