IEEE Global Communications Conference
8–10 December 2020 // In-person (Taipei, Taiwan)
7-11 December 2020 // Virtual
Communications for Human and Machine Intelligence


Date and time: Monday Dec. 7th, Morning and Afternoon

Room: To be announced

Presentation time for each paper: 15+3 (Presentation + Q&A)


9:00 Opening

Technical Session 1

Clustering-based Joint Channel Estimation and Signal Detection for Grant-free NOMA
Ayoob Salari, Mahyar Shirvanimoghaddam, Muhammad Basit Shahab, Reza Arablouei and Sarah Johnson

Optimizing Training and Transmission Overheads of URLLC in Industrial IoT Networks
Yuncong Xie, Pinyi Ren, Dongyang Xu and Qiang Li

Channel Charting for Pilot Reuse in mMTC with Spatially Correlated MIMO Channels
Lucas Ribeiro, Markus Leinonen, Hamza Djelouat and Markku Juntti

Y-Net: A Dual Path Model for High Accuracy Blind Source Separation
Huanzhuo Wu, Jia He, Mate Tomoskozi and Frank H. P. Fitzek

Goodput Maximization in Slotted ALOHA Networks Operating with Finite Blocklength Codes
Qinwei He, Katrin Gartenmeister, Yao Zhu, Yulin Hu and Anke Schmeink

10:30-11:00  Break

Keynote 1

Ultra-reliable and Low latency Communications in mmWave Bands: Opportunities and Challenges

Harish Viswanathan, Head of Radio Systems Research Group, Nokia Bell Labs, USA


Technical Session 2

Analysis of Age-Aware Slotted ALOHA
Orhan Tahir Yavascan and Elif Uysal

On the Effects of Channel Aging in D2D Two-Way Relaying with Space-Constrained Massive MIMO
Jun Qian and Christos Masouros

Sensing and Transmission Design for AoI-Sensitive Wireless Sensor Networks
Jinwoong Kim, Minsu Kim and Jemin Lee

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

Keynote 2

The Expansion of the 5G Ecosystem – driven by Industrial IoT

Taro Eichler, Technology Manager for Wireless Communication, Rohde & Schwarz, Germany


Technical Session 3

Resource Allocation for UAV Relay-Assisted IoT Communication Networks
Dinh-Hieu Tran, Van-Dinh Nguyen, Sumit Gautam, Symeon Chatzinotas, Thang X. Vu and Bjorn Ottersten

Beyond 5G Private Networks: the 5G CONNI Perspective
Emilio Calvanese Strinati, Thomas Haustein, Mickael Maman, Wilhelm Keusgen, Sven Wittig, Mathis Schmieder, Sergio Barbarossa, Mattia Merluzzi, Henrik Klessig, Fabio Giust, Daniele Ronzani, Shuo-Peng Liang, Jack Shi-Jie Luo, Cheng-Yi Chien, Jiun-Cheng Huang, Jen-Sheng Huang and Tzu-Ya Wang

Distributed Dynamic Channel Allocation in 6G in-X Subnetworks for Industrial Automation
Ramoni Adeogun, Gilberto Berardinelli, Ignacio Rodriguez and Preben Mogensen

15:30-16:00 Break

Keynote 3

Industrial IoT: the road to 6G

Bjoern Richerzhagen, Wireless networks researcher, Siemens Technology, Germany


Panel Discussion

A wireless Industry 4.0 revolution


- Harish Viswanathan, Nokia Bell Labs

- Taro Eichler, Rohde & Schwarz

- Bjoern Richerzhagen, Siemens

- Andreas Muller, Bosch

- Saeed Khosravirad, Nokia Bell Labs (Moderator)