IEEE International Conference on Communications
20-24 May 2018 // Kansas City, MO, USA
Communications for Connecting Humanity


Sunday, 20 May 2018

Sunday (Full Day), 20 May 2018

W01: 5G & Beyond - Enabling Technologies and Applications focus on the Tactile Internet (5G TACNET) (Website | Program) Room:  Chouteau B

9:00 am-10:30 am
W01-S1 5G TACNET: Opening/Plenary
11:00 am-12:30 pm
2:00 pm-3:45 pm
4:15 pm-5:30 pm


W02: 5G Ultra Dense Networks (5G-UDN) (Website | Program) Room: New York B  (except Interactive Sessions in Ballroom PreFunction)

8:30 am-8:45 am W02-S1 5G-UDN: Welcome and Introduction
8:45 am-9:30 am W02-S2 5G-UDN: Keynote I
9:30 am-10:15 am W02-S3 5G-UDN: Keynote II
10:15 am-11:00 am W02-S4-I 5G-UDN: Interactive Session I & Coffee Break
11:00 am-12:45 pm W02-S5 5G-UDN: Network Design and Optimization
2:00 pm-3:45 pm W02-S6 5G-UDN: Network Management
3:45 pm-4:15 pm W02-S7-I 5G-UDN: Interactive Session II & Coffee Break
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W02-S8 5G-UDN: Resource Management


W03: IEEE International Workshop on Communication, Computing, and Networking in Cyber Physical Systems (CCNCPS) (Website | Program) Room:  Chicago A  (except Interactive Sessions in Ballroom PreFunction)

8:30 am-10:15 am W03-S1 CCNCP: Keynote #1 and Technical Paper Session
11:00 am-12:30 pm W03-S2 CCNCP: Paper Session
2:00 pm-2:45 pm W03-S-I CCNCP: Interactive Session
2:45 pm-3:45 pm W03-S3 CCNCP: Paper Session
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W03-S4 CCNCP: Paper Session


W04: IEEE Workshop on Energy Harvesting Wireless Communications (Website | Program) Room: Chouteau A

8:30 am-10:15 am W04-S1 EHWC: Keynote #1 and Technical Paper Session
11:00 am-12:30 pm W04-S2 EHWC: Keynote with Demo and Paper Session
2:00 pm-3:45 pm W04-S3 EHWC: Keynote #2 and Technical Paper Session
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W04-S4 EHWC: Technical Paper Session


W05: Information Centric Networking Solutions for Real World Applications (ICN-SRA) (Website | Program) Room: Benton A 

8:30 am-10:15 am W05-S1 ICN-SRA: Session 1 - ICN in Wireless and Sensor Networks
11:00 am-12:30 pm W05-S2 ICN-SRA: Panel: "Real-world ICN deployments - perspective and challenges"
2:00 pm-3:45 pm W05-3 ICN-SRA: Session 2. ICN Applications
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W05-4 ICN-SRA: Session 3. ICN Implementations and Security


W06: Joint 7th N2Women and WICE: Professional Development Workshop (Website | Program) Room: Chicago C

7:30 - 8:30
Registration, Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45
Opening Remarks 
8:45 - 9:45
Keynote 1 
Room: Chicago C
Mentor Introduction
Room: Chicago C
Group photo
10:15 - 10:30
Networking Break
10:30 - 11:30
Room: Chicago C
11:30 - 12:30
Lightning Presentations 
Room: Chicago C
12:30 - 2:00
2:00 - 3:00
Keynote 2
Room: Chicago C
3:00 - 4:00
Mentoring Sessions
Room: Chicago C
4:00 - 4:30
Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:45
Interactive Poster Session
Room: Ballroom PreFunction
5:45 - 6:00
Best Poster Award & Closing 
W07: 11th International Workshop on Evolutional Technologies & Ecosystems for 5G Phase II (WDN-5G) (Website | Program) Room:  Chicago B  (except Interactive Sessions in Ballroom PreFunction)
08:30 am-10:15 am   W07-S1 WDN5G: Keynote AM (Prof. Michele Zorzi) and Technical Paper Session (Beamforming)
11:00 am-12:30 pm   W07-S2 WDN5G: Paper Session (Resource Management)
02:00 pm-03:30 pm   W07-S3 WDN5G: Keynote PM (Prof. Kei Sakaguchi) and Technical Paper Session (Antenna & Propagation)
03:30 pm-04:30 pm   W07-S-I WDN5G: Interactive Session


W08: 3rd International Workshop on Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Techniques for 5G (NOMA 5G) (Website | Program) Room:  Empire C

8:30 am-10:15 am W08-S1 NOMA5G: Keynote Session #1
11:00 am-12:30 pm W08-S2 NOMA5G: Technical Session I: Oral Presentation
2:00 pm-3:00 pm W08-S3-I NOMA5G: Technical Session II: Interactive Session
3:00 pm-3:45 pm W08-S4 NOMA5G: Keynote Session #2
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W08-S5 NOMA5G: Technical Session III: Oral Presentations


W09: Integrating UAVs into 5G (UAV-5G) (Website | Program) Room:  Empire A  (except Interactive Sessions in Ballroom PreFunction)

8:30 am-10:15 am W09-S1: UAV5G - Keynote Talk
11:00 am-11:40 am W09-S2: UAV5G Invited Talk
11:45 am-12:30 pm W09-S3-I: UAV5G
2:00 pm-3:45 pm W09-S4: UAV5G
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W09-S5: UAV5G


W10: Third Workshop on Full-Duplex Communications for Future Wireless Networks (FDComm) (Website | Program) Room:  Empire B

8:30 am-10:15 am W10-S1 FDCOMM: Self-Interference Cancellation
11:00 am-11:45 am W10-S2 FDCOMM: Keynote
11:45 am-12:30 pm W10-S3 FDCOMM: Full-Duplex Protocol Design
2:00 pm-3:45 pm W10-S4 FDCOMM: Full-duplex Networks
4:15 pm-5:30 pm W10-S5 FDCOMM: Full-Duplex Relaying
5:30 pm-6:00 pm W10-S6 FDCOMM: Closing remarks


W16: 4th Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (OWC) (Website | Program) Room:  New York A

8:30 am-10:15 am W16-S1 OWC: Modulation and Coding I
11:00 am-12:30 pm W16-S2 OWC: Modulation and coding 2
2:00 pm-3:45 pm W16-S3 OWC: Resource Allocation and modeling
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W16-S4 OWC: OWC for Applications

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Thursday (Full Day), 24 May 2018

W12: Promises and Challenges of Machine Learning in Communication Networks (ML4COM) (Website | Program) Room:  New York A

8:30 am-9:15 am W12-P1 ML4COM: Keynote-I
9:15 am-10:15 am W12-S1 ML4COM: Machine Learning for Network Security
11:00 am-12:30 pm W12-S2 ML4COM: Machine Learning for Network Management
2:00 pm-2:45 pm W12-P2 ML4COM: Keynote-II:
2:45 pm-3:45 pm W12-S3 ML4COM: Machine Learning for Estimation and Communications I
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W12-S4 ML4COM: Machine Learning for Estimation and Communications II


W13: 5th International Workshop on 5G Architecture (5GArch) (Website | Program) Room:  Empire B

8:30 am-10:30 am W13-S1 5GArch: Opening and Academic Invited Presentations
11:00 am-12:30 pm W13-S2 5GArch: Technical Paper Session I
2:00 pm-3:45 pm W13-S3 5GArch: Industry Invited Presentations and Panel Discussion
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W13-S4 5GArch: Technical Paper Session II


W14: 6th IEEE Workshop on Advances in Network Localization and Navigation (ANLN) (Website | Program) Room:  Chicago C

9:00 am-9:45 am W14-K1 ANLN: Keynote-I
9:45 am-10:15 am W14-S1 ANLN: Session 1
11:00 am-12:30 pm W14-S2 ANLN: Session 2
2:00 pm-2:45 pm W14-K2 ANLN: Keynote-II
2:45 pm-3:45 pm W14-S3 ANLN: Session 3
4:15 pm-5:15 pm W14-S4 ANLN: Session 4


W15: Information-Centric Edge Computing and Caching for Future Networks (Website | Program) Room:  New York B  (except Interactive Sessions in Ballroom PreFunction)

8:30 am-10:15 am W15-S1 ICECC: Session-1
10:15 am-11:00 am W15-S-I ICECC: Interactive Session
11:00 am-12:30 pm W15-S2 ICECC: Session-2
2:00 pm-3:45 pm W15-S3 ICECC: Session-3
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W15-S4 ICECC: Session-4


W17: 3rd workshop on Convergent Internet of Things (C-IoT) (Website | Program) Room:  Chicago B  (except Interactive Sessions in Ballroom PreFunction)

8:30 am-10:15 am W17 - S1: Data Management in IoT
10:15 am-11:00 am W17 - S2: Interactive Session
11:00 am-12:30 pm W17 - S3: Panel on IoT Convergence
2:00 pm-3:00 pm W17 - K: Keynote
3:00 pm - 03:45 pm    W17 - S4: IoT Interoperability and Convergence
4:15 pm - 06:00 pm     W17 - S5: IoT Applications


W18: 1st IEEE Workshop on 5G Wireless Security (5G-Security)  (Website | Program) Room:  Empire A  (except Interactive Sessions in Ballroom PreFunction)

8:30 am-8:45 am W18-S0 5G-Security: Opening Session
8:45 am-10:15 am W18-S1 5G-Security: Session I
11:00 am-11:45 am W18-K: W18-K 5G Security - Keynote
11:45 am-12:30 pm W18-S2 5G-Security: Session II
2:00 pm-3:00 pm W18-S-I 5G-Security: Interactive Session
3:00 pm-3:45 pm W18-S3 5G-Security: Session III
4:15 pm-6:00 pm W18-S4 5G-Security: Session IV


W19: 5G and Cooperative Autonomous Driving (Website | Program) Room:  Chouteau A
Thursday (Morning), 24 May 2018

8:30 am-9:15 am W19-S1 5G/Auto Dr: Keynote
9:15 am-10:15 am W19-S2 5G/Auto Dr: Sensing and Data Dissemination in 5G Vehicular Networks
11:00 am-11:40 am W19-S3 5G/Auto Dr: 5G mmWave for Vehicular Communications
11:45 am-12:30 pm W19-S4 5G/Auto Dr: Challenges and Open issues in 5G Vehicular Communications


W20: 4th International Workshop on Integrating Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grid (ICT4SG) (Website | Program) Room:  Empire C

8:30 am-10:15 amW20-S1: ICT4SG Session-1
11:00 am-12:30 pmW20-S2: ICT4SG Session-2

Thursday (Afternoon), 24 May 2018


W21: 3rd International Workshop on Service-Oriented Computing in Disconnected, Intermittent and Limited (DIL) Networks (SOC-DIL) (Website | Program) Room:  Empire C

2:00 pm-2:55 pm
W21-K SOC-DIL: Keynote
2:55 pm-3:45 pm
W21-S1 SOC-DIL: Session-1
4:15 pm-5:20 pm
W21-S2 SOC-DIL: Session-2
5:20 pm-6:00 pm
W21-P SOC-DIL: Panel