IEEE Summit on Communications Futures
19 January 2019 // Honolulu, Hawaii, USA


IEEE Summit on Communications Futures


Time Speaker Name Talk Title
08:45-09:00 Doug Zuckerman, ComFutures Chair Opening Remarks
09:00-09:35 Magdy Iskander, Director, Hawaii Advanced Wireless Technologies Institute (HAWT Institute) Smart Physical Layer Based Directional Networking for Wireless Connectivity in Rural Areas
09:35-10:10 Lara Garrett, Director of System Engineering, TE Subcom Submarine Fiberoptic Networks for Everyone
10:10-10:45 Kamesh Namuduri, Professor, University of North Texas College of Engineering Safe and Trusted Unmanned Air Transportation
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Panel Chair: Isar Mostafanezhad, Founder and CEO, Nalu Scientific


Networked Smart Agriculture and Machine Learning
12:00-13:15 Lunch
13:15-13:50 Mehmet Ulema, Professor, Computer Information Systems, Manhattan College Emerging Technologies for Emergency Situations in Public Safety
13:50-14:25 Bingli Jiao, Director of Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research Center, Peking University Doubling Spectral Efficiency: Co-frequency Co-time Full Duplex Networking
14:25-15:00 Mahmoud Daneshmand, Industry Professor, Business Intelligence & Analytics, and Computer Science Departments, Stevens Institute of Technology

Honggang Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Driven Networks: Challenges and Solutions
15:00-15:15 Doug Zuckerman, ComFutures Chair Closing Remarks

*Program and speakers subject to change