Preliminary Programme

Monday 21 October, 2013
Time Session / Room
13:30 - 17:00 Joint WWRF/SmartGridComm workshop on Wireless Communications and the Smart Grid
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Day I: Tuesday 22 October, 2013
Time Session / Room
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:30 Opening Session
Rm 300

Session Chair: Dr. Nigel Jefferies

09:00 - 09:15
Opening of WWRF31, Welcoming Message from ICICS Director
Prof. Victor Leung and Prof. Panos Nasiopoulos
The University of British Columbia

09:15 - 09:30
WWRF Status and Activities
Prof. Nigel Jefferies
WWRF Chair

09:30 - 09:35
Award to new Fellow Robert Simmonds
Prof. Nigel Jefferies
WWRF Chair

09:35 - 10:00
Fellow’s Presentation: A Brief History of Clearnet
Dr. Robert Simmonds
Lenbrook Corp.

10:00 - 10:30
5G Wireless
Dr. Wen Tong
Huawei Technologies

10:30 - 11:00 Morning Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Quantum Computing
Rm 300

Session Chair: Dr. Shalini

11:00 - 11:45
Invited Talk: "Quantum Information Processing"
Presenter: Prof. Raymond Laflamme
Executive Director in Institute for Quantum Computing at Univesity of Waterloo

11:45 - 12:30
Quantum Computing and Quantum Communications at LANL
Presenter: Prof. Rolando D. Somma
Theoretical Physicist and Staff at Los Alamos National Laboratory

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Plenary Session
Rm 300

13:30 - 13:50
Introduction of WWRF Working Groups and Election of WG Chairs and Vice-chairs

13:50 - 14:00
Invitation to WWRF-32
Presenter: Prof. Mischa Dohler
King's College, University of London, UK

14:00 - 15:00 WG A Session I
Rm 225

14:00 - 14:30
Smart Home Wireless Sensor Nodes: Addressing the Challenges using Smart Objects and Artificial Intelligence
Per Lynggaard
Aalborg University

WG B Session I
Rm 215

14:00 - 14:30
Evaluating Customer Energy Invoice Calculation as a Service (Smart grid topic)
Jari Porras

14:30 - 15:00
Smart Grid invoice privacy in the Cloud
Jari Porras

WG C Session I
Rm 300

14:00 - 14:30
Invited Talk: “Small Cell Enhancement with Multi-Stream Aggregation” (White paper identification)
Dr. Yongxing Zhou
Huawei, China

14:30 - 15:00
Invited Talk: “Network Efficiency Improvements for Future Wireless Networks”
Clara Qian Li
Intel Corp., USA

WG D Session I
Rm 400

14:00 - 14:20
Ultra Dense Network: Key Solution for Future Capacity Explosion
Liu Jiamin, Kang Shaoli, Wang Yingmin, Qin Fei, Kou Huiru
State Key Laboratory of Wireless Mobile Communication, CATT, Beijing, China

14:20 - 14:40
Cooperative Distributed MIMO Broadcasting — A Promising Solution to the “Mobile Data Tsunami” in 2020
Ming Liu, Member, Jean-François Hélard, Matthieu Crussière, and Maryline Hélard
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rennes (INSA), Rennes, France

14:40 - 15:00
Software-Based Design of Multiple Antenna Systems for Large Wireless Capacities
Maryam Dehghani Estarki and Rodney G. Vaughan
Sierra Wireless Mobile Communications Laboratory, School of Engineering Science Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 WG A Session II
Rm 225

15:30 - 16:00
Using mobile phones for environmental protection in Africa: The Equatorial Africa Deposition; Network case study
Alejandro Islas Lopez
McMaster University, Canada

16:00 - 16:30
Proactive Security Issues in WLANs – a Nigerian case study
Isa Abdullahi/ Knud Erik Skouby
Aalborg University

16:30 - 17:00
WP-draft: Developing countries requirements

WG B Session II
Rm 215

15:30 - 16:00
Network based Aggregation Server for Federated WiFi Access
Andreas U. Schmidt

16:00 - 16:30
(U)SIM Usage in OTT
Marcus Wong

16:30 - 17:00
"let's imagine you are an app"
Mario Hoffmann

WG C Session II
Rm 300

15:30 - 16:00
Design Considerations for Radio Protocol Improvement beyond LTE-Advanced: Service Access Integration and Optimization
Ki-Dong Lee and Sang G. Kim
LG Electronics Mobile Research

16:00 - 16:30
Performance Analysis of a Joint Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation Algorithm for Co-channel OFDM Signals Using MUSIC Algorithm with Modified Rank Selection
Seema Sud, The Aerospace
Corporation, USA

16:30 - 17:00
Spectral Efficiency of Neighbourhood Femtocell Networks
Anwer Al-Dulaimi, Alagan Anpalagan,
Ryerson University, Canada;
John Cosmas,
Brunel University, UK

17:00 - 17:30
Experimental Results on Indoor Positioning based on Visible Light Communications
Siu Wai Ho
Telecommunications Research, UniSA, Australia

WG D Session II
Rm 400

15:30 - 16:00
Invited Talk: “Angular Momentum Radio - Principles and Techniques”
Bo Thidé
Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden and University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Fabrizio Tamburini
Twist Off S.R.L., Padua, Italy, and University of Padua, Padua, Italy

16:00 - 16:20
Wireless Wide Area Network for Internet of Things
Chandra Bontu, Shalini Periyalwar, Mark Pecen, Jim Womack
Blackberry Corp.

16:20 - 16:40
Mobility Management for LTE based Small Cell Networks
Saba Al-Rubaye and Anwer Al-Dulaimi
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

16:40 - 17:00
Autonomous Opportunistic Spectrum Access Strategies: Benefits of Adaptive Strategies
Zaheer Khan, Marcos Katz,
Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) University of Oulu, Finland
Zhu Han,
University Of Houston, USA
Luiz A. DaSilva
Virginia Tech, USA and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

17:00 - 17:30 Editors meeting for ITU WP5D workshop contribution
Rm 400
17:30 - 19:30 Reception
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Day II: Wednesday 23 October, 2013
Time Session / Room
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:30 Commercialization & Standardization Session I
Rm 300

Workshop on Wireless Standardization and Commercialization Session I

9:00 - 9:05
Welcome and Introduction
Prof. Dave Michelson
University of British Columbia

9:05 - 9:30
Changing the Innovation Cycle
Prof. Mischa Dohler
King’s College, University of London

9:30 - 10:00
The Mobile Operator’s Challenge on Business-Relevant Technology Advances
Dr-Ing Hendrik Berndt
DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe

10:00 - 10:30
Move Together To Stay Together
Dr. Ki-Dong Lee
LG Electronics Mobile Research U.S.A.

10:30 - 11:00 Morning Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Commercialization & Standardization Session II
Rm 300

Workshop on Wireless Standardization and Commercialization Session II

11:00 - 11:30
Support of Innovative SMEs as Part of European Collaborative Research Framework Programs
Dr. Werner Mohr
Nokia Solutions and Networks (Munich, Germany)

11:30 - 12:00
Wireless Commercial Resources in Canada
Brad Lowe
Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre

11:30 - 12:00
Panel Session

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 WG A/B Joint Session III
Rm 400

WG A/B Joint Session on Cyber Security
organizer : Mario D. Hoffmann

13:30 - 14:00
"Identity in your Wallet" - User-centric security with a business value

14:00 - 14:30
A Regulator's Perspective: Leading the way with Privacy by Design

WG C/D Join Session III
Rm 300

13:30 - 13:55
Introduction to 5G preparation activities in Korea
Lee HyeonWoo
DanKook University, Korea

13:55 - 14:20
World Beyond 2020: How 5G Will Play a Major Role in Supporting Socio-Technical Evolution
Agnieszka Szufarska, Patrick Marsch, Preben Mogensen, Ossi Pollanen,
Nokia Solutions and Networks

14:20 - 14:45
Moving Towards Green Communications: The Emergence of Neighbourhood Femtocell Networks
Anwer Al-Dulaimi, Alagan Anpalagan
Ryerson University, Canada

14:45 - 15:00
Joint Session Wrap-Up (White Papers discussion etc.)

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 WG A/B Joint Session IV
Rm 400

15:30 - 13:50
Status of the book
Knud Erik Skouby

15:50 - 16:10
White Paper on User Interfaces
Jari Porras

16:10 - 16:45
Discussion on White paper drafts
WP-draft: User Requirements/ Social Networks
Knud Erik Skouby:
WP-draft: User 2020
Jari Porras:
WP-draft: Service level agreement
Jari Porras:

16:45 - 17:00
wrap up of WGA and WGB
Knud Erik Skouby, Jari Porras

WG C Session IV
Rm 300

15:30 - 15:55
CTP-A: A New Routing protocol Based on Collection Tree Protocol
Fariborz Entezami, Christos Politis
Kingston University, UK

15:55 - 16:20
Secure Dynamic & Autonomous Authentication Framework for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks
Nuwan Weerasinghe, Arvind Ramrekha, Christos Politis
Kingston University, UK

16:20 - 16:45
Reliability of Routing Protocols in Smart Utility Networks: A Simulation Study
Gopalakrishnan Iyer, Prathima Agrawal, Ruben Salazar
Auburn University, USA

16:45 - 17:00
Meeting Wrap-Up, discussion on White Papers, conclusions

WG D Session IV
Rm 225

15:30 - 15:50
Security Analysis on NFC Applications
Xiaobo Guo, Lingling Zhao, Puxin Yao, Tianbo Lu, Bing Xu
School of Software Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China

15:50 - 16:10
On Secure Inter- and Intra-Vehicle Communications
Md. Mahmud Hasan and Hussein T. Mouftah
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

16:10 - 16:30
Spectrum Technology Evolution for future cellular systems
Dr. Yongxing Zhou
3GPP LTE RAN standard in Huawei

16:30 - 17:00
Discussion on the 2 WGD White Papers in progress and new white papers, conclusions, meeting wrap-up

18:30 Banquet
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Day III: Thursday 24 October, 2013
Time Session / Room
9:00 - 10:30 Cyber Security Panel Session
Rm 300
moderator : Mario D. Hoffmann
Panelist: Michelle Chibba, Prof. Atta Badii, Dr. Nigel Jefferies, Jörg Heuer
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Optical Wireless
Rm 300

Session Chair: Dr. Lutz Lampe and Dr. Roger Green

11:00 - 11:30
EU COST Action IC1101: “OPTICWISE” : Shaping the future of Optical Wireless communications
Presenter: Prof. Roger Green,
Professor of Electronic Communication Systems, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, and European Project Action COST IC1101 Financial Rapporteur, and co-chair of the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) on Visible Light Communications (VLC) and Underwater Systems

11:30 - 12:00
Indoor to Outer space: theory and experiments in optical wireless communications
Presenter: Prof. Steve Hranilovic,
Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)

12:00 - 12:30
Visible Light Communication: An Industrial Perspective
Presenter: Dr. Aleksandar Jovicic,
Qualcomm Research New Jersey, Lead Engineer of Qualcomm’s R&D program on Visible Light Communication

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Final Session
Rm 300

Session Chair: Dr. Nigel Jefferies

13:30 - 14:00
Dynamic Spectrum Access in the TV White Spaces & Beyond
Dr. Ranveer Chandra
Microsoft Research

14:00 - 14:30
Devices and Networks for Future Embedded Mobile Internet
Dr. Geng Wu
Intel Corp.

14:30 - 15:00
General Assembly
Dr. Nigel Jefferies
WWRF Chair

15:00 - 15:30
WG reports and Close of meeting
Dr. Nigel Jefferies
WWRF Chair