Exploring the 6G Vision & Key Technology Enablers



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When

August 23-25, 2022

Where

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

Santa Clara, CA USA

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Limited to 100 seats

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Attendance open to all IWPC Members


Introduction

As regional initiatives gain traction for network evolution beyond 5G, this workshop asks is 6G just 5G on steroids, is it going to be aimed at just fixing the things that 5G did not do properly? Exploring how today’s view of 6G Use-Cases will drive network requirements and necessary technologies. Considering how use-cases such as Immersive Telepresence and Cooperative Robotics drive requirements in air-interface, networking, communications and sensing. Assessing AI, and integration with non-terrestrial networks, etc. which are both evolutionary and revolutionary.

Workshop Goals

    • Assess global perspectives on the needs and requirements for wireless networks beyond 5G
    • Explore regional views and requirements being considered for next generation networks
    • Consider use-cases, technology innovation beyond 5G

Agenda

DAY 1
August 23

Tuesday

7:00 PM

Evening Reception & Registration

Santa Clara Convention Center

DAY 2
August 24

Wednesday

7:00 AM

Breakfast

Santa Clara Convention Center

8:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions

 

 

 

 

 

Host Introduction and Keynote

 



 

 

 

 

How does the industry transition from trials and demonstrations to volume production and embedded solutions?

 

VP, 6G Program Manager, Keysight Technologies


5G Evolution and 6G powered by "IOWN" Innovative Optical and Wireless Network

 

 

Chief Technology Architect, DoCoMo R&D

10:00 AM

Networking Break


10:40 AM


  • The development and deployment of 6G is viewed as a "trillion dollar opportunity" for the mobile industry, while technical leadership is increasingly a political priority for many governments around the world.
  • Research efforts are well underway in Europe, China, Japan and in North America in a bid to become a leader not just in the development of 5G applications and services, but also the technologies that will comprise global standards.
  • A working group designed to promote North American leadership in the nascent field of 6G networks has published a roadmap for the industry, outlining six "audacious" goals that can make its ambition a reality.

6G Societal Needs - Identifying the Requirements of 6G from our Society, Including Efficiency and Sustainability

 

Principal, Emerging Technologies, Orange Silicon Valley

 

 

Challenges and Opportunities for
Sustainable "Next G"

 

Senior Research Scientist, Distributed Edge, Office of the CTO, VMware
Co-chair Next G Alliance Green G Working Group



12:00 Noon

Networking Lunch

 

1:00 PM


  • 5G is happening and 6G research is ramping up.  Increasing expectations from society, industries and consumers, combined with new advanced technologies being developed, will eventually give rise to challenges beyond what even 5G can meet.  Future networks will be a fundamental component for virtually all parts of life, society, and industries, fulfilling the communication needs of humans as well as intelligent machines.  The increasing expectations set a clear target for us in the industry and research community - 6G should contribute to an efficient, human-friendly, sustainable society through ever-present intelligent communications.   In this talk we will share our vision and highlight some of the technology components that will make it possible.

The (Exciting) Journey towards 6G

 

Chief Architect, Ericsson



Energy Efficiency in 6G Radio:  Opportunities and Challenges

 

Head of Radio Systems Research, Nokia


3:00 PM

Networking Break

 

3:40 PM



Technologies for 6G Terminals

 

Senior Director Future Wireless, interdigital


 

 


4:20 PM

Day 1 Panel


5:00 PM

Adjourn

 

7:00 PM

Networking Dinner

 

https://ilfornaio.com/sanjose

 

DAY 3

August 25

Thursday

7:00 AM

Breakfast


8:00 AM


  • 6G is already being discussed while 5G networks are being rolled out. Why? 4G and 5G are both based on OFDM which is suitable for many use cases but suffers at high mobility. “Communications in high mobility scenarios suffer from severe channel Doppler spreads, which deteriorate the performance of the widely adopted OFDM modulation in the current 4G and 5G networks (IEEE).” A new waveform called OTFS provides a powerful two-dimension modulation format and is oblivious to the distortion that its peer suffers. OTFS is resilient to high Doppler shifts and responds well in fast-fading wireless channels to create a reliable, high-quality connection at high speeds. This is vital if 6G is to fully enable connectivity at supersonic speeds, robotics, augmented reality and the metaverse. The cloud becomes essential to managing 4G, 5G and 6G and the only way to do manage these networks as one, is from the Cloud.

6G Smart Networks and Services Joint Undertaking

 

Chairman of the 6G-IA Board of the SNS 6G
Public-Private Partnership Board

6G-IA


6G is Cloud


CMO and SVP, Business Development, Cohere Technologies


9:20 AM


  • Today, 5G is being widely deployed across all regions of the world, and its technology evolution continues with 5G Advanced in 3GPP Release 18 and beyond. 5G Advanced marks the second phase of 5G technology evolution and it is bringing a new wave of wireless innovations that will fully deliver on the 5G promise. At the same time, the vision for 6G is already starting to formulate, and it is envisioned to become the wireless innovation platform for the next decade (2030+). To prepare for the future, advanced wireless research will bring disruptive innovations, pushing technology boundaries to enable new and enhanced user experiences. What new technologies are coming with 5G Advanced, the early vision for 6G, and the key innovations that will enable the 6G world of our future.

Leading 5G Advanced Technology Innovations into the 6G Era

 

Senior Director of Technology, Qualcomm

 

 

10:00 AM

Networking Break

 

10:40 AM


  • Considering challenges, research directions and recent results for millimeter-wave and sub-THz wireless communication including: Radio transceiver architecture trade-offs, The quest for low cost and mature III-V technologies, CMOS and III/V heterogeneous integration and Low-power sub-THz circuit design.
  • As wireless communication requirements continue to explode beyond 5G, the use of bandwidth-limited sub-6-GHz frequencies, suffers from crowded spectrum occupancy. Exploiting wide bands available at higher mm-wave frequencies becomes mandatory to provide the throughput needed to support ultra-low-latency AR/VR applications, instant download on mobile, data-intensive machine learning and wireless infrastructure links.
  • The use of frequencies above 100 GHz is already on the horizon—but also breaks the current CMOS-centric approach. Understanding the latest development in CMOS and III/V semiconductors will be key, as this combination alleviates frequency limitations of CMOS. The design of heterogenous platforms offers significant benefits in output power and efficiency, while providing a small form factor even with flexible beamforming architectures, enabling extreme speed point-to-(multi)point links.
  • Considering technology roadmaps and recent research results towards 100 Gb/s links above 100 GHz, combining integrated CMOS and III/V devices with advanced RF system, architecture and circuit concepts to reach an end-to-end energy consumption significantly below 1 nJ/bit. Maturing these technologies, we enable the next generation of high-data rate, low-cost, low-power and scalable radio solutions.

RF Technologies for Next-Generation Extreme Throughput Wireless Applications

 

Program Manager, IMEC

 

 

 

Silicon Technology Roadmap to Address Challenges of sub-THz 6G

 

Senior Director, Strategic Applications, GF

 


12:00 Noon

Networking Lunch

 

1:00 PM


  • Assessing the status of 5G deployments – gaps in goals versus realized networks; why AI Native 6G; AI ML use cases; network optimization versus data path implementation; model based Or data driven; compute and connectivity implications; potential technologies for 6G POC development.
  • Material innovations to address 5G new bands and make transition to the most promising opportunities addressing 6G new bands challenges.
  • Considering simulation tools and modeling techniques allow exploring the possibilities and performance of key 6G enablers. The complexity of propagation phenomena for higher bands or new types of topologies require different approaches for the environment modeling or the simulation. The presentation will provide a focus on techniques and tools used by research and Innovation teams across the globe to simulate the impact of 6G enablers: Simulation of Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces, Propagation evaluation in sub-THz bands, Intelligent joint planning of the Access and Backhaul layers in high frequency bands.

 

 

Substrate Innovation Enabling/Supporting 5G and 6G Applications

 

Director, Strategic Marketing, Soitec

 

 

Advanced Physical Simulation Tools and Network Planning Techniques for Performance Evaluation of Key 6G Enablers

 

SVP, Sales and Marketing NORAM, SIRADEL

 


 

3:00 PM

Networking Break

3:40 PM




On the Verge of 6G?  A First Test and Measurement Perspective

Technology Manager, NA, Rohde & Schwarz



New Test & Measurement challenges expected in 6G, understanding the importance of Latency and AI/ML metrics for new industry verticals

Manager, Business Development, Anritsu





5:00 PM

Closing Discussion

Key Take-Aways



5:30 PM

Adjourn

 

FAQs

  1. What is the deadline for presentation/handout materials?
  2. Who are the attendees?
  3. What are the costs/registrations fees?
  4. Hotel information?
  5. What are the travel options from the airport to the hotel?
  6. Are there any audiovisual requirements?
  7. Will business cards be collected?
  8. What is the dress code?
  9. How will handout materials be provided?
  1. What is the deadline for presentation/handout materials?

    Deadline for electronic version of presentation/handout materials: Friday, August 12, 2022

  2. Who are the attendees?
    • We do not permit the Press.
    • We do not permit Analysts.
    • We do not permit Consultants.
    • We do not permit 3rd party sales reps.
    • We only permit "first hand knowledge experts" in business and technology issues, prepared to contribute to the discussion.
  3. What are the costs/registrations fees?

    ALL Hosts, Speakers, Panel Members and Attendees will be asked to cover out-of-pocket workshop costs such as conference room costs, food (Social Reception plus First Day breakfast/lunch/dinner plus Second Day breakfast/lunch plus Breaks), audio/visual costs, etc.

    These costs will be $1250 (USD) per person. (For IWPC Members only.)

    ALL Hosts, Speakers, Panel Members and Attendees will be asked to pay this fee in advance with either Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cash, personal check or business check. Make checks payable to IWPC.

  4. Hotel information?

    Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
    5101 Great America Parkway
    Santa Clara, CA 95054
    Phone: +1 (408) 200-1234

    Hotel Website

    The IWPC room block rate is $319/night. The deadline for hotel reservations is Monday, August 1, 2022. After that date, rooms cannot be guaranteed at the IWPC rate. You can make your reservation online.  Book your group rate using code G-KS22.

  5. What are the travel options from the airport to the hotel?

    https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/california/hyatt-regency-santa-clara/clara/maps-parking-transportation

  6. Are there any audiovisual requirements?

    A Computer Projector will be available for the speakers.

    In addition, we audiotape all presentations and the interactive discussions. Post workshop, presentations are made available to IWPC Members on the IWPC WEB site, along with “recordings” of all presentations and panel sessions.

  7. Will business cards be collected?

    Business cards will be collected at the door from all attendees. We will make copies of these cards, which will be available to all who provided a business card.

  8. What is the dress code?

    Business casual suggested. No ties, please!

  9. How will handout materials be provided?

    For ALL IWPC members:

    All IWPC members are invited to submit materials to be included in the online workshop folder in the IWPC Research Library. This should NOT BE SALES MATERIALS. Rather, we suggest it contain technical information about your technology as it relates to the workshop topics.

    For all companies who will be making a presentation at the Workshop:

    You are invited to submit an advance copy of your presentation, complete with graphics and illustrations.  Please use PowerPoint 16:9 format and embed .mp4 videos if have them.  Please do not use .wmv, .avi or other video format, .mp4 only.

    These materials will be included on the IWPC website Research Library for member access in PDF format.

    Please submit these materials either by email, as a Word for Windows file, Power Point files or PDF files.

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    • Go to www.iwpc.org
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