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Vision of Future Communications Summit is a top-quality research workshop, with the support of IEEE, oriented to identify key research areas in information and communication technologies in the mid-future of 7 to 10 years. It will follow from the previous event held in 2017, 2019, and 2021, considering that by 2030 6G will be reaching the market. Given the expected innovation cycle times, it is now appropriate that we start discussions on Innovations after 6G .
The Summit will cover multiple research lines, roughly structured along Physical Layer, Network and Control Plane, and Applications and Services. Each research line will have a keynote speaker, and a set of sessions. All sessions will be organized as panels of distinguished speakers from academia, industry and High-level European Commission officials presenting their viewpoints on a subarea within each track. Panels will be oriented to encourage interaction among the panelists and between the panelists and the audience.
The purpose of the Summit is not to show what each presenter knows, but to technically identify what would be promising and challenging to achieve, and will need work from our sector's professionals.
Panels will be enriched with contributions from an open call to the community, and with sessions presenting long-term visions from different stakeholders.
Based on the public presentations and contributions of the international experts, a white paper on seminal research directions for the communications field will be produced. This white paper will be widely distributed to the community, and will be used as input by the European Commission, ITU-T and other relevant stakeholders as a contribution to mid-term research directions.
In our past experience, the discussions have always been very fruitful, and highlighted several areas which have been placed on the R&D roadmap in Europe and U.S. The past Whitepaper, the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA), has been the basis for the design of the upcoming Smart Networks and Services funding calls. We do hope to have this year the same exciting time we had!
Venue Dates: 07th and 08th November 2023
After almost ten years, 93 projects and more than €700 million dispersed funding, the 5th Generation Public Private Partnership, 5G PPP, is drawing to an close. VFCS coincides with the closing of the 5G PPP Steering Board and so you are invited to join us for a short reminiscence on the achievements, progress and lessons learned from a remarkable journey in European telecoms research.
The event will be structured in the following way:
|DAY 1 (November 7th, 2023)
|8h45 - 9h15
|9h15 - 9h30
|9h30 - 11h00
Session 1: System and Architecture
|11h30 - 13h00
Session 2: Radio
|13h00 - 14h00
|14h00 - 14h45
Keynote - A glimpse of the 2030s - Networks of the Future
|14h45 - 16h00
Session 3: Views Across the World on Advanced Cellular Systems
|16h00 - 17h00
Closing Event 5G-PPP (Broadcasted)
|17h00 - 17h20
|Comemorative Coffee Break
|17h20 - 18h00
Keynote - Quantum technologies and Networking
|DAY 2 (November 8th, 2023)
|9h00 - 09h45
| Keynote - Chalenges for
|09h45 - 11h15
|Session 4: Communication Technologies
|11h15 - 11h30
|11h30 - 13h00
Session 5: Views From Other Domains
|13h00 - 14h00
|Keynote - Chalenges and Opportunities for
|14h45 - 16h15
Session 6: Security and software enablement
|16h15 - 16h30
|16h30 - 16h50
| Challenge Address - What are key values,
|16h50 - 17h20
Keynote - European Perspectives and Priorities
|17h20 - 17h30
Closing: Next Steps