IEEE International Conference on Communications
14-23 June 2021 // Virtual / Montreal
Connectivity – Security – Privacy

Program

ICC 2021 Virtual Platform

The ICC 2021 virtual platform is now open. If you’ve registered for the conference, information and instructions for how to access the platform is available in your in-box.

This platform is where you will be able to access all live session links being run through Zoom, on-demand session videos and content, the virtual patron and exhibit area and more. You will need login credentials to access this information which were emailed to all Registrants on 12 June. Once redirected to the home page of the virtual site, to login, click the login button on the top right-hand corner of the Welcome Page and enter your login credentials.

If you miss a live session or the time is not convenient for you, all live sessions will be recorded and posted on the virtual conference platform to view on-demand until the virtual conference closes which will be on 31 July 2021.

 

As of 15 June 2021, and it is subject to update.

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Time Zone Friendly Program - Live and On Demand!

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 &
Recorded)

 
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 & Recorded) - ALL

Part II
(Networking Sessions)
(Live & Recorded) - 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 & Recorded)
09:10 09:20

ICC 2021 TELECOM VIP KEYNOTES PANEL

The Art of the Possible—Three Tech Leaders Share
Their Practical Insights and Vision Around
a Few of the Biggest Trends in the Industry


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

(50 min.) (Live & Recorded)

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

Keynote:  Bikash Koley, Google

Towards Cloud-centric Networking

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

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 &
Recorded)

Industry
Forums

Business
&
Regulatory
Issues
Pillar


B3 -
Sustainability
and
Corporate
Responsibility

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

Industry
Forums

Business
&
Regulatory
Issues
Pillar


B5 -
Emerging
Entrepreneurship

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

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

What Starts Here
Changes the
World of
Communications

(Live &
Recorded)

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  
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

6G: Defining the Next Decade

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40

INDUSTRY PANEL

Perspectives On Innovations and Reality - What Next?

Alexandra Posadzki, Business Reporter, Globe and Mail
Jonathan Davidson, Cisco
Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO, TELUS

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10

Keynote:  Robert Heath, North Carolina State University

Future of MIMO Communication

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

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 &
Recorded)

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V2 -
Advanced Manufacturing

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

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

Early Career
Faculty
Applications:
Best Practices

(Live &
Recorded)

 

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  
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

The Internet Needs More Engineering

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40

Keynote:  Anja Feldmann, Max Plank Institute

Internet Traffic: The Impact of COVID-19 and Other Trends

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

09:40 09:50
09:50 10:00
10:00 10:10

Keynote:  Anna Scaglione, Arizona State University

Security & Differential Privacy in Edge Computing

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

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 &
Recorded)

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V4 -
Next-Generation
Immersive
Entertainment

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

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

Planning
Your Research
with Public
Organizations

(Live &
Recorded)

 

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

N2Women

(60 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

 
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 &
Recorded)
Workshops

(Panels)

(Live &
Recorded)
   
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 &
Recorded)


(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

Fireside Chat

(Live &
Recorded)
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
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

Modern AI Meets Cell Phone Network Optimization

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

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 &
Recorded)

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T6 -
Robotics:  Swarms and
Smart Dust

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

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

Business
&
Regulatory
Issues
Pillar


B1 -
Technology
Adoption and
Innovation
Partnerships

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

 

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

Meet the
Engineers
Who Build
Communication
Products

(Live &
Recorded)

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, 22 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
09:00 09:10  

Keynote:  Polina Bayvel, University College London

Optical Communication Networks for the Cloud – Choices for High-capacity and Low-delay

(30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T5 -
Quantum Information & Sensing

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

Industry Forums

Business & Regulatory Issues Pillar

B4 -
Smart Cities:
Technology Integration
and Regulatory Issues

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

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

Business & Regulatory Issues Pillar

B2 -
Protecting & Sharing
Intellectual Property

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

 

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

Present Your
Science/
Talk Nerdy
to Me

(Live &
Recorded)

 

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

 

WED, 23 JUNE

Time/Day
EDT
Wednesday, 23 June 2021
09:00 09:10  

Keynote:  Steve Vogelsang, Nokia

Convergence and Disaggregation,
a Networking Systems Perspective

(Industry - 30 min.) (Live & Recorded)

09:10 09:20
09:20 09:30
09:30 09:40

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

T8 -
IEEE 802.11be:
Towards the
Future
Wi-Fi 7

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V5 -
Smart Construction
& Buildings

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

Industry Forums

Verticals Pillar

V7 -
Smart Transportation (ITS)

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

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 &
Recorded)

Industry Forums

Technology Pillar

V6 -
Connected Health

(80 min.)
(Live &
Recorded)

 
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

Meet the
ComSoc Leaders

(Live &
Recorded)

 

 
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

 

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