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


Workshop Program

LIVE Program

MONDAY, 14 JUNE 2021

09:00 - 10:00 (EDT)

Keynote Speeches

Moderator: Dr. Ramón Agüero (University of Cantabria, Spain)

Title: IEEE P2668 Standard Indexing Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Smart Inernet of Things 

Speaker: Dr. Kim Fung Tsang, PhD, CEng, FHKIE, SMIEEE
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Short Bio:

Dr Tsang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. He has published more than 250 technical papers, a few patents, and four books/book chapter. KF’s research area is in IoT and Smartcity standards and compliance which embraces 5G and IoT security, privacy, security and open standards, IoT protocol design, AI algorithms, blockchain and smart X applications. He has been active in industry applications and contributed significantly to the design and development of mobile phone infrastructure, wireless home/office/building automation and energy management system, location tracking, healthcare, smart transportation, security, .... etc. KF won many prizes and was awarded the IoT Heros Award in 2016 by GS1 IoT Council (nominated by Cisco).


On-Demand Program

MONDAY, 14 JUNE 2021

12:30 - 14:00 (EDT)

Session 1. Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain for Beyond 5G IoT Networking

Chair: Dr. Ayman Radwan (Instituo de Telecomunicações and Universidade de Aveiro)


Beam-Steerable Slot-Loop Array Antenna with Improved Radiation Properties for Future Smartphones

Naser Ojaroudi Parchin (University of Bradford, United Kingdom, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Yasir Ismael Abdulraheem Al-Yasir (University of Bradford, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Raed A Abd-Alhameed (University of Bradford, United Kingdom (Great Britain))


Datanet: Enabling Seamless, Metered and Trusted Internet Connectivity without Subscriptions

Madhumitha Harishankar (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Jinhang Zuo (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Sriram Venkateswaran Iyer (Flipkart, USA); Patrick Tague (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Carlee Joe-Wong (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)


LDBT: A Lightweight DDoS Attack Tracing Scheme Based on Blockchain

Wei Guo (Tsinghua University, China); Jin Xu (Tsinghua University, China); Yukui Pei (Tsinghua University, China); Liuguo Yin (Tsinghua University, China); Chunxiao Jiang (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)


Boosting IoT data valorization through the adoption of DLT

Laura Rodriguez de Lope (University of Cantabria, Spain); Johnny Choque (University of Cantabria, Spain); Andrés Sánchez Sandaza (FundingBox Accelerator, Poland); Jorge Fernández Valdes (FundingBox Accelerator, Poland); Sofia Terzi (Information Technologies Institute, Center for Research and Technology Hellas Thessaloniki & Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Konstantinos Votis (Information Technologies Institute, Centre For Research and Technology Hellas, Greece); Har Preet Singh (FIWARE Foundation, Germany); Luis Muñoz (University of Cantabria, Spain)


Evaluation of Low Cost Indoor Positioning for Next Generation IoT Industrial Applications

Mohamed El-Gendy (Electronics Research Institute, Egypt); Marley M. Fayez (MIU University, Egypt); Omar Abdel-Wahab (MIU University, Egypt); Nada Sayed (MIU University, Egypt); Youstina H. Samir (MIU University, Egypt); Samy El-Hennawey (MIU University, Egypt)


DistC: Distributed Quantum-safe Consensus for Secure IoT Data Processing

Dilip Krishnaswamy (Reliance Jio Platforms, India); Nitish Bhardwaj (Reliance Jio Infocomm, India); Shobhit Srivastava (Reliance Jio Infocomm, India)


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