What does the future of communications look like? During this one-day summit hosted by the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), a group of distinguished professionals with broad expertise will present their vision of how the most talked-about technologies will shape future communications use cases. The summit will delve deeply into current and forecasted trends and examine the intersection of optical communications, the Internet of Things (IOT), fog computing and networking, cybersecurity, and 5G and beyond. We invite you to join leaders and innovators from industry, government, and academia for a wonderful collaboration and exchange of ideas.
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Welcome to IEEE Summit on Communications Futures
5G and Beyond
Distinguished Member of Technology at Bell Canada
Principal Scientist at Intel Labs
Opportunities and Issues in implementing next-generation wireless broadband with increased speeds, low latency, massive connectivity, and high reliability.
Advanced Optical Communications
Joan and Irwin Jacobs Professor of EECS, at MIT
Sr. Dir. of System Design and Product Mgmt at TE SubCom
The latest technological developments in using light to carry information, whether over a transparent optical fiber or using free-space technology.
Internet of Things (IoT)/Fog Computing and Networking
Sr. Dir. & Dist. Engineer at Cisco Corp. Innovation Grp
Sr. Sec. Lead, Cloud Computing at Nat'l Inst. of Standards & Technology
Exploring the technologies that are being created to enable the cooperation and integration of computing and networking elements that result from the proliferation of pervasive computing and networking-capable devices in application areas such as agriculture, manufacturing, and transportation and logistics.
Research Scientist/Enginee at Facebook
Professor at Univ. of North Carolina-Greensboro and Kobe University
The creation and use of a set of technologies, processes .
Panel Discussion – Communications Futures: Hype or Reality
The summit’s topical sessions address how 5G, Optical, IoT/Fog, and Cybersecurity are the foundation for communications and networking through the near- to mid-future.