Internet of Things (IoT) Summit at RWW2018
14-15 January 2018 – Anaheim, California


Summary and Presentations

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Sunday, January 14th, 2018
01:00pm – 01:10pm Welcome and Introductions, Adam Drobot
01:10pm – 02:10pm An overview of IoT and the role of Connectivity and Communications

Why we will always have Infinite Spectrum

02:10pm – 03:10pm Application driven requirements for wireless connectivity
Electronic Design Automation for IoT 

Wireless Connectivity for Industrial Systems: Applications, Technologies and Challenges

03:10pm – 03:40pm Coffee Break (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
03:40pm – 04:40pm Application driven requirements for wireless connectivity
Towards a Zero Delay Supply Chain

  • Giby Raphael, Director of Logistics and Asset Management Segment – IoT, Intel

Towards a Zero Delay Supply Chain

Product Challenges for Retrofitting the World using Wireless

  • Lee Vishloff, Principle Engineer, Tech-Knows Services Inc.
04:40pm – 05:40pm Interactive Panel Discussion on Wireless Options for IoT (Wireless standards and protocols for: personal, local, wide area, regional and national, and global coverage)
Monday, January 15th, 2018
08:30am – 08:40am Overview of the day, Adam Drobot
08:40am – 09:40am Opportunities and Challenges for Wireless System Physical-Layer Design and Performance for IoT – Hierarchy and Heterogeneity
5G Wireless Communication focusing on IoT: Enabler for 4th Generation Industrial Revolutions

  • Byung K. Yi, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer,  Interdigital, Inc.

Backscatter Communications

  • Nuno Borges Carvalho, Full Professor and a Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Telecommunications, University of Aveiro
09:40am – 10:10am Coffee Break (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
10:10am – 11:10pm Opportunities and Challenges for Wireless System Physical-Layer Design and Performance for IoT – Hierarchy and Heterogeneity
Autonomous Vehicle Systems and the Connected Future

High Spectral Efficiencies Designs

  • Eric Rebeiz, Director of Wireless Technology, Tarana Wireless Inc.
11:10am – 12:40pm Wireless Connectivity Architectures, Protocols and Signal Processing Approaches for IoT
Advances in Satellite Communication Technologies Suitable for Internet of Things Applications

High Performance Microwave Filters for the 5G and Internet of Space

  • Ming Yu, Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Relevance of Electromagnetics in Wireless System Design

12:40pm – 01:40pm Lunch
01:40pm – 03:10pm Enabling technologies and Platforms
Aircraft Based Platforms and Services

  • John Borghese, Vice President, Advanced Technology Center, Rockwell Collins

Enhancing ubiquitous communications: the Micro-Satellite challenge

Internet of Things (IoT) from Satellites, Now and the Future

03:10pm – 03:40pm Coffee Break (Exhibit Hall)
03:40pm – 04:00pm Enabling Technologies and Platforms
Spectrum Sharing and Spectrum Efficiency

  • Keith Gremban, Director of the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS), National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
04:00pm – 05:00pm Interactive Roundtable Discussion on Next Steps Topical WG on IoT Connectivity and Communications
05:00pm – 05:30pm Summit Wrap-up and Summary, Adam Drobot