IEEE International Conference on Communications
14-18 June 2021 // Montreal, Canada
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Call for Industry Forum Proposals

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We are calling for proposal participation in the ICC 2021 Industry Forums. The ICC2021 Industry Forums will be focused on the following three Forum Pillars (Technology, Verticals, and Business & regulatory issues) with a total of 18 Forum Sessions.

Proposals could be presentations, lectures, demos or panel group discussions. The proposal topic should fall into the broad forum pillars and be identified with a Forum Session listed below. Other topics may be proposed too. In the submission. All submissions are sought on the latest technical and business issues in communications and networking.

Forum Pillars

Industry Forum Sessions

Forum abbrev.

Technology

5G Deployment Results & Roadmaps: eMBB, URLLC and mMTC

T1

Future Networks (B5G, 6G, etc.): Core Network & Access Technologies

T2

Cybersecurity

T3

AI & Communications

T4

Quantum Information & Sensing

T5

Robotics: Swarms and Smart Dust

T6

Verticals

Public Security

V1

Advanced Manufacturing

V2

Smart Grid

V3

Next-Generation Immersive Entertainment

V4

Smart Construction & Buildings

V5

Connected Health

V6

Smart Transportation (ITS)

V7

Business & regulatory issues

Technology Auditing & Regulatory

B1

Protecting & Sharing Intellectual Property

B2

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility

B3

Smart Cities: Technology Integration And Regulatory Issues

B4

Emerging Entrepreneurship

B5

Each forum is 105 minutes (i.e. 1:45 hr) with a moderator and 3-4 speakers with industry expertise in the topical area. Each Forum will be followed by a Q&A period but other schemes are also possible. The preferred file format is ppt or pdf. For submission, please send the initial version of the presentation which includes the following information:

  • Title for the proposed presentation and the Category/Topic
  • Name, affiliation, and email address of the proposed speaker
  • A brief biography of the speaker
  • An abstract
  • Outline and Content of the presentation (Draft)

Important Dates (Deadlines):

Initial Proposal Submission: 30 September 2020 
Acceptance Notification: 30 January 2021
Final Proposal Submission: 1 May 2021
Industry Forum Dates: 15-17 June 2021

Candidate Forum panelists (i.e. speakers) will send their proposals to the ICC 2021 Industry Forum Chairs: Denis Couillard and Rodney Wilson.

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