Program Welcome to the 6G Summit, Abu Dhabi, UAE
16-17 November 2023
Venue : ROSEWOOD Hotel Abu Dhabi


Day: 1
16 Novemer 2023
08:00 – 09:00
09:00 – 09:15
Opening Speech
By Merouane Debbah
09:15 – 10:00
Keynote: AI-as-X: The LLM Impact on 6G
By Wen Tong
10:00 – 10:45
Keynote: Advancements and Opportunities in Next-Generation MIMO Wireless Communication for 6G
By Robert Heath
10:45 – 11:15
Coffee Break
11:15 – 11:40
Talk: Smart Mobility: From Electric Vehicles to Autonomous Vehicles and Beyond.
By Steve Griffiths
Talk: Digital Over-the-air Computations and the Metaverse
By Carlo Fischione
11:40 – 12:05
Talk: TBA
By Thierry Lestable
Talk: Leveraging the Digital Twin and Metaverse for Transformational Telecommunications and HCI: A Deep Dive into UAV Telecontrol
By Riku Jäntti
12:05 – 12:30
Talk: Sensing Assisted Communication: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
By Nuria Gonzalez Prelcic
Talk: TBA
By Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
12:30 – 12:55
Talk: Home-Grown Solutions: Paving the Way for Urban Smart Mobility
By Fethi Filali
By Brahim Ghribi
12:55 – 14:30
14:30 – 15:10
Keynote: Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for Multi-User Ultrawideband Communications: From Acoustics to Electromagnetism
By Mathias Fink
15:10 – 15:55
Keynote: Multi-IRS Multi-Reflection Beam Routing for Future Wireless Networks: Performance Scaling, Graph-based Optimization, and Implementation Issues
By Rui Zhang
15:55 – 16:25
Coffee Break
16:25 – 17:35
17:35 – 18:45
Panel: Advancing Next-Generation Telecom Networks through Large Language Models
Moderator (Lina Bariah)
Panelists: Wen Tong, Merouane Debbah, Samson Lasaulce, Honggang Zhang
Panel: Pioneering Cyber Defense with AI: A Technical Examination of B5G and IoT Security
Moderator (Bassem Ouni)
Panelists: Muhammad Shafique, Ernesto Damiani, Ayman Al Issa, Jean-Pierre Giacalone
Gala Dinner
Day: 2
17 Novemer 2023
08:00 – 09:00
09:00 – 09:40
Keynote: Integrated Sensing and Communication Toolbox: Information Theory, Communication Theory, and Machine Learning
By Giuseppe Caire
09:40 – 10:20
Keynote: 6G Research Challenges and some solutions
By Rahim Tafazoulli
10:20 – 10:50
Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:15
Talk: PD-based Emergent Communication
By Mehdi Bennis
Talk: Toward 6G Wireless Communications with Holographic MIMO Surfaces
By Chongwen Huang
11:15 – 11:35
Talk: Beyond Connectivity, Towards a Connected Intelligent Society
By Bharat Bhaita
Talk: Recent Developments in Optical Wireless Networking
By Harald Haas
11:35 – 12:00
Talk: From Security to Assurance in Autonomous Networks: an Intent-Based Approach
By Ernesto Damiani
Talk: Sustainability & Green Mobile Networks in 5G and beyond
By Fawzeya Alali
12:00 – 12:25
Talk: The Establishment of NetGPT and Its Road to the Future
By Honggang Zhang
Talk: NOMA Assisted Far-Field and Near-Field Communications
By Zhiguo Ding
12:25 – 12:50
Talk: 6G Needs a Toposic View of AI : Languages, Spaces of Semantic Information, Equivariance, Learning by Concepts and Logic
By Jean-Claude BELFIORE
Talk: Green Future Networks: How NGMN enables sustainable networks and the road to 6G
By Chris Hogg
12:50 – 14:30
14:30 – 15:10
Keynote: Towards Extreme Band Communications to Super-Connect the Connected and to Connect the Unconnected
By Mohamed-Slim Alouini
15:10 – 15:55
Keynote: Lessons for 5G mmWave: What We Have Learned and What is Next?
By Sundeep Rangan
15:55 – 16:25
Coffee Break
16:25 – 17:35
17:35 – 18:45
Panel: Actionable AI: A Corner Stone for a General AI
Moderator (Hakim Hacid)
Panelists: Alex Myakov, Karthik Koutharap, Inkyu Lee, James Aguas
Panel: Sustainable Networking & Impact of 6G on Climate Change
Moderator (Jamal Alsawalhi)
Panelists: Riku Jantti, Brahim Ghribi, Ignacio Astilleros, Felix Vega, Chris Hogg