IEEE International Conference on Communications
14-23 June 2021 // Virtual / Montreal
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Program

As of 7 April 2021, and it is subject to update.

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All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

MON, 14 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Monday, 14 June 2021
09:00 09:10

Tutorials

(On Demand)

Workshops

(Panels)

(Live)

 
09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40
09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10

WIE-WICE Forum
(Women in Engineering /
Women in Communications Engineering)

Part I
"WIE: The Journey Continues"
(Live) - ALL

Part II
(Networking Sessions)
(Live) - ALL

10:10 10:20
10:20 10:30
10:30 10:40
10:40 10:50
10:50 11:00
11:00 11:10
11:10 11:20
11:20 11:30
11:30 11:40
11:40 11:50
11:50 12:00
12:00 12:10 Break
12:10 12:20

Tutorials

(On Demand)

Workshops

(On Demand)

12:20 12:30
12:30 12:40
12:40 12:50
12:50 13:00
13:00 13:10  
13:10 13:20
13:20 13:30
13:30 13:40
13:40 13:50
13:50 14:00
14:00 14:10
14:10 14:20
14:20 14:30
14:30 14:40
14:40 14:50
14:50 15:00
15:00 15:10

 

TUE, 15 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
09:00 09:10 Welcome Opening (Live) Coming Soon
09:10 09:20 ICC 2021 TELECOM VIP KEYNOTES PANEL

Ibrahim Gedeon - CTO, Telus
Todd Zeiler - Assistant-VP of Network Services, AT&T
Kevin Sheehan - CTO of Americas, Ciena

(50 min.) (Live)
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40
09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10 Keynote:  Bikash Koley, Google
(30 min.) (Live)
10:10 10:20
10:20 10:30
10:30 10:40   Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)

Industry
Forums

Technology
Pillar


T1 -
5G
Deployment
Results &
Roadmaps:
eMBB,
URLLC
and mMTC

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry
Forums

Business
&
Regulatory
Issues
Pillar


B3 -
Sustainability
and
Corporate
Responsibility

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry
Forums

Business
&
Regulatory
Issues
Pillar


B5 -
Emerging
Entrepreneurship

(80 min.) (Live)

10:40 10:50

ComSoc Awards Ceremony 

(On Demand)

10:50 11:00
11:00 11:10
11:10 11:20
11:20 11:30
11:30 11:40
11:40 11:50
11:50 12:00 Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)
Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)

 

12:00 12:10 Meet with the Sponsors Sessions

(By Request, On-Demand)

Young Professionals

Part I
(Live) - ALL

12:10 12:20
12:20 12:30
12:30 12:40
12:40 12:50
12:50 13:00
13:00 13:10
13:10 13:20   Part II
(Live) - ComSoc Members
ONLY
13:20 13:30
13:30 13:40
13:40 13:50
13:50 14:00
14:00 14:10
14:10 14:20
14:20 14:30
14:30 14:40  
14:40 14:50
14:50 15:00
15:00 15:10

 

WED, 16 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
09:00 09:10 Keynote:  Wen Tong, Huawei Technologies Co., LTD
(30 min.) (Live)
09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40 Keynote:  Jonathan Davidson, Cisco
(30 min.) (Live)
09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10 Keynote:  Robert Heath, North Carolina State University
(30 min.) (Live)
10:10 10:20
10:20 10:30
10:30 10:40 Meet with the Sponsors Sessions

(By Request, On-Demand)
Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T2 -
6G Use Cases,
Requirements
and Roadmap

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V2 -
Advanced Manufacturing

(80 min.) (Live)

10:40 10:50
10:50 11:00
11:00 11:10
11:10 11:20
11:20 11:30
11:30 11:40
11:40 11:50
11:50 12:00 Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)
Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)

 

12:00 12:10

Young Professionals

Part I
(Live) - ALL

 

12:10 12:20
12:20 12:30
12:30 12:40
12:40 12:50
12:50 13:00
13:00 13:10
13:10 13:20   Part II
(Live) - ComSoc Members ONLY
13:20 13:30
13:30 13:40
13:40 13:50
13:50 14:00
14:00 14:10
14:10 14:20
14:20 14:30  
14:30 14:40
14:40 14:50
14:50 15:00
15:00 15:10

 

THU, 17 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Thursday, 17 June 2021
09:00 09:10 Keynote:  Scott Jones, Government of Canada
(30 min.) (Live)
09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40 Keynote:  Anja Feldmann, Max Plank Institute
(30 min.) (Live)
09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10 Keynote:  Anna Scaglione, Arizona State University
(30 min.) (Live)
10:10 10:20
10:20 10:30
10:30 10:40 Meet with the Sponsors Sessions

(By Request, On-Demand)
Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T4 -
AI &
Communications

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V4 -
Next-Generation
Immersive
Entertainment

(80 min.) (Live)

10:40 10:50
10:50 11:00
11:00 11:10
11:10 11:20
11:20 11:30
11:30 11:40
11:40 11:50
11:50 12:00 Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)
Technical
Symposia

(On Demand)

 

12:00 12:10 Young Professionals

Part I
(Live) - ALL

 

12:10 12:20
12:20 12:30
12:30 12:40
12:40 12:50
12:50 13:00
13:00 13:10
13:10 13:20   Part II
(Live) - ComSoc Members
ONLY
13:20 13:30
13:30 13:40
13:40 13:50
13:50 14:00
14:00 14:10
14:10 14:20
14:20 14:30
14:30 14:40  
14:40 14:50
14:50 15:00
15:00 15:10

 

FRI, 18 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Friday, 18 June 2021
09:00 09:10 Tutorials

(Q&A with Lecturers)

(Live)
Workshops

(Panels)

(Live)
   
09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40
09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10

i-YES Track

(Young Engineers
and Scientists
Education &
Training)

(Live)

(some content
open to "All")

Coming Soon

10:10 10:20
10:20 10:30
10:30 10:40
10:40 10:50
10:50 11:00
11:00 11:10
11:10 11:20
11:20 11:30
11:30 11:40
11:40 11:50
11:50 12:00
12:00 12:10 Break Young Professionals

Part I
(Live) - ALL
12:10 12:20   Workshops

(On Demand)
12:20 12:30
12:30 12:40
12:40 12:50
12:50 13:00
13:00 13:10  
13:10 13:20 Part II
(Live) - ComSoc Members
ONLY
13:20 13:30
13:30 13:40
13:40 13:50
13:50 14:00
14:00 14:10
14:10 14:20
14:20 14:30
14:30 14:40  
14:40 14:50
14:50 15:00
15:00 15:10

 

MON, 21 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Monday, 21 June 2021
09:00 09:10   Keynote:  Greg Dudek, Samsung
(30 min.) (Live)
09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T7 -
The Road to 6G –
Key Technology Enablers
and their Impact
on 6G Architecture

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T6 -
Robotics:  Swarms and
Smart Dust

(80 min.) (Live)

09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10
10:10 10:20
10:20 10:30
10:30 10:40 Meet with the Sponsors Sessions

(By Request, On-Demand)
10:40 10:50
10:50 11:00

Industry Forums

Verticals

V3 -
Smart (power) Grid

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Business
&
Regulatory
Issues
Pillar


B1 -
Technology
Adoption and
Innovation
Partnerships

(80 min.) (Live)

11:00 11:10
11:10 11:20
11:20 11:30
11:30 11:40
11:40 11:50
11:50 12:00
12:00 12:10
12:10 12:20

Young Professionals

Part I
(Live) - ALL

 
12:20 12:30
12:30 12:40
12:40 12:50
12:50 13:00
13:00 13:10
13:10 13:20
13:20 13:30

Part II
(Live) - ComSoc Members ONLY

13:30 13:40
13:40 13:50
13:50 14:00
14:00 14:10
14:10 14:20
14:20 14:30
14:30 14:40  
14:40 14:50
14:50 15:00
15:00 15:10

 

TUE, 22 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
09:00 09:10   Keynote:  Polina Bayvel, University College London
(30 min.) (Live)
09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T5 -
Quantum Information & Sensing

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Business & Regulatory Issues Pillar

B4 -
Smart Cities:
Technology Integration
and Regulatory Issues

(80 min.) (Live)

09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10
10:10 10:20
10:20 10:30
10:30 10:40 Meet with the Sponsors Sessions

(By Request, On-Demand)
10:40 10:50
10:50 11:00

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T3 -
Cybersecurity

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Business & Regulatory Issues Pillar

B2 -
Protecting & Sharing
Intellectual Property

(80 min.) (Live)

11:00 11:10
11:10 11:20
11:20 11:30
11:30 11:40
11:40 11:50
11:50 12:00
12:00 12:10
12:10 12:20

Young Professionals

Part I
(Live) - ALL

 
12:20 12:30
12:30 12:40
12:40 12:50
12:50 13:00
13:00 13:10
13:10 13:20
13:20 13:30

Part II
(Live) - ComSoc Members ONLY

13:30 13:40
13:40 13:50
13:50 14:00
14:00 14:10
14:10 14:20
14:20 14:30
14:30 14:40  
14:40 14:50
14:50 15:00
15:00 15:10

 

WED, 23 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Wednesday, 23 June 2021
09:00 09:10   Keynote:  Steve Vogelsang, Nokia
(Industry - 30 min.) (Live)
09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T8 -
Wi-Fi 7

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V5 -
Smart Construction & Buildings

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V7 -
Smart Transportation (ITS)

(80 min.) (Live)

09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10
10:10 10:20
10:20 10:30
10:30 10:40 Meet with the Sponsors Sessions

(By Request, On-Demand)
10:40 10:50
10:50 11:00

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V1 -
Public Security

(80 min.) (Live)

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

V6 -
Connected Health

(80 min.) (Live)

 
11:00 11:10
11:10 11:20
11:20 11:30
11:30 11:40
11:40 11:50
11:50 12:00
12:00 12:10
12:10 12:20

Young Professionals

Part I
(Live) - ALL

Coming Soon

 
12:20 12:30
12:30 12:40
12:40 12:50
12:50 13:00
13:00 13:10
13:10 13:20
13:20 13:30

Part II
(Live) - ComSoc Members ONLY

Coming Soon

13:30 13:40
13:40 13:50
13:50 14:00
14:00 14:10
14:10 14:20
14:20 14:30
14:30 14:40  
14:40 14:50
14:50 15:00
15:00 15:10

 

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