IEEE International Conference on Communications
16-20 May 2022 // Seoul, South Korea // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Intelligent Connectivity for Smart World



WS-1: Special Workshop on Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces

Organizer: Marco Di Renzo, CNRS & Paris‐Saclay University, Paris, France

Scope and topics:

This is an invited Special Workshop that was solicited by the Workshops and General Chairs of IEEE ICC 2022. The main idea of this Special Workshop is to gather expert researchers (from academia an industry) to give presentations on their latest research works in this emerging field of research.

Invited speakers (alphabetical order):

Alessio Zappone (University of Cassino)
Arman Shojaeifard (Interdigital)
Alvaro Alcarce (Nokia Bell Labs)
Chau Yuen (SUTD)
Dinh‐Thuy Phan‐Huy (Orange Labs ‐ France Telecom)
Geoffroy Lerosay (Greenerwave)
Kyle Jamison (Princeton)
Linglong Dai (Tsinghua University)
Lingyang Song (Peking University)
Marios Poulakis (Huawei)
Robert Schober (FAU)
Rui Zhang (NUS)
Slim Alouini (KAUST)
Tie Jun Cui (Southeast University)
Vincenzo Sciancalepore (NEC)

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WS-2: Special Workshop on 6G: Current Research Trends and Open Challenges

Organizer: Mehdi Bennis, Associate Professor at Univ. of Oulu, head of ICON, IEEE Fellow.

Scope and topics:

Since 2019, many 6G events have been organized around the world in order to pen down the next G. This workshop aims at understanding the latest trends and vision. This workshop will include 12 invited speakers from academia and industry whose goal is to discuss the latest trends in terms of research and visions from different wireless actors. The topics covered in the workshop include: edge intelligence, semantic communication, communication and control codesign, intelligent surfaces, among others. The full-day workshop consists of 3 sessions and each session has 4 talks. All the talks are invited talks without article submission.

Invited speakers (confirmed as of now):

Vincent Poor (Princeton, USA)
Mérouane Debbah (TII, UAE), CSO
Shilpa Talwar (Intel Labs, USA)
Seong-Lyun Kim (Yonsei Univ, Korea)
Karl Johansson (KTH, Sweden)
Kaniz Mehdi (VMWare, USA), VP
Alain Mourad (Interdigital, UK)
Wen Tong (Huawei Wireless, Canada), CTO
Taesang Yoo (Qualcomm, USA)
Dinesh Varma (IBM, USA), IBM Fellow 
Mansoor Hanif (NEOM)
Jungsoo Jung (Samsung, Korea)

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