2016 Agenda

Day 1, Thursday, May 12th


  • 8:30am - 9:00am


  • 9:00am - 9:15am 
    • Sujit Dey, Director, Center for Wireless Communications, UC San Diego
    • Albert Pisano, Dean, Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego
    • Truong Nguyen, Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego


  • 9:15am - 10:00am
    • Chetan Sharma, CEO of Chetan Sharma Consulting, Connected Intelligence Era: Golden Age of Mobile
SESSION 15G Paradoxes and Opportunities
  • 10:00am - 10:50am 
    • Moderator:Ramesh Rao, Professor, ECE, UC San Diego
      • Roger Nichols, 5G Program Manager, Keysight Technologies, 5G Paradoxes, Your Role in Separating Reality from Hype 
      • Byung K. Yi, CTO, InterDigital, 5G: Hit the ground and get running at full speed

Break 10:50am-11:05am

SESSION 2: 5G Systems: Considering Multiple Frequency Bands, Accesses and Cells
  • 11:05am - 12:25pm
    • Moderator: Koon Hoo Teo, Ph.D., Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
      • Mike Millhaem, 5G Senior Architect, Keysight Technologies, The Challenges of Wideband and High Frequency, with a subroutine on Massive MIMO
      • John Smee, Senior Director of Engineering, Qualcomm, 5G Systems Design Across Frequency Bands
      • Karthik Sundaresan, Senior Researcher, NEC Labs, Blurred Boundaries in Future Wireless Access
      • Mark Cudak, Principal Research Specialist, Nokia, Towards Making 5G a Reality
      • PANEL

Lunch 12:25-1:30

  • 1:30pm - 1:55pm
    • Jonathan WoodSenior Director, Market Development & 5G Partnerships, Intel Communication & Devices Group
SESSION 3: 5G Applications Panel - IoTs and Data Analytics
  • 1:55pm - 3:00pm
    • Moderator: Daniel Obodovski, Founder, The Silent Intelligence
      • Daekyo Jung, Ph.D., Senior Principal Research Engineer, Korea Telecom (KT) R&D, IoT Based Smart City and IoE Application
      • You-Suk Bae, KETI Research Fellow, KETI, Trend of Mobile Biometrics Using IoT
      • Richard Beeson, Chief Technology Officer, OSIsoft 
      • Alex Huppenthal, Entrepreneur in Residence, Itron Idea Labs

SESSION 4: 5G Applications Panel - Connected Health Roundtable

  • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
    • Moderator: Dimitri Arges, Senior Connected Health Program Liaison, CWC
    • Jun Huang, Senior Director of Enterprise Architecture, Kaiser Permanente Information Technology
    • Donna Fedor, Managing Director Digital Health, Mavericks Capital
    • Henry Leung, Senior Manager, IoT & Digital Solution, Cisco  

Break 3:45pm - 4:00pm

SESSION 5: 5G Applications Panel - Virtual Reality 

  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    • Moderator: Naresh Soni, CTO, 5Barz International, Inc. 
    • Ariel Ortiz Lagardere, MD, Medical Director/Director of Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Control Center, VR in Medicine, Surgical Training and Beyond
    • Alex Hern, Founder and CEO, Tsunami VR, Practical Applications in Virtual and Augmented Reality
    • Praveen Gupta, Vice President - Corporate Investments and Development, HTC, Virtual Reality: Key technical challenges
    • Truong Nguyen, Professor, ECE, UC San Diego, Stereo Video for Virtual/Augmented Reality
    • Sujit Dey, Professor, ECE, UC San Diego, Towards Enabling Cloud-Based Mobile Virtual Reality
    • Tara Javidi, Associate Professor, ECE, UC San Diego, Hybrid Networking: Beyond Network Virtualization

Cocktails and Technology Showcase (Demos, Posters)

  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm


  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Day 2, Friday, May 13th

Breakfast 8:30am - 9:00am

  • Moderator: Peter Asbeck, Professor, ECE, UC San Diego
  • 9:00am - 9:20am 
    • Charlie Zhang, VP, Samsung Research America, 5G: Recent Advances and Key Technologies
  • 9:20am - 9:40am
    • Haralabos Papadopoulos, Principal Researcher/Manager, NTT DOCOMO, Throughput Densification in 5G: Novel Options and Perspectives
  • ​9:40am - 10:00am
    • Peter Cain, Wireless Solutions Planner, Keysight Technologies, mmWave Propagation – Now You See Me, Now You Don’t
  • ​10:00am - 10:20am 
    • Etienne Chaponniere, Senior Director of Technical Standards, Qualcomm, 5G Standardization Overview

Break 10:20am-10:35am

SESSION 6: 5G Circuits

  • 10:35am - 12:30pm
    • Peter Asbeck, Professor, ECE, UC San Diego, High Efficiency Power Amplifiers and Transmitters for 5G Applications
    • Ian Galton, Professor, ECE, UC San Diego, Frequency Synthesis PLL with Interference Cancellation for Carrier Aggregation
    • Drew Hall, Assistant Professor, ECE, UC San Diego, Ultra-low-power Wireless IoT Sensors
    • Patrick Mercier, Assistant Professor, ECE, UC San Diego, Ultra-low-power spectrally-efficient Radios for 5G and IoT Applications
    • Gabriel RebeizProfessor, ECE, UC San Diego, Development of Millimeter-Wave Phased Arrays and Low Power Radar Sensors

Lunch 12:30pm-1:30pm


  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Invited session - CWC faculty and board members, and invited industry colleagues


  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm​