6th IEEE 5G Workshop on First Responder and Tactical Networks

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IEEE Future Networks is hosting the 6th 5G workshop (Full Day) in this series on Wednesday, December 13 at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, MD, USA. It is the result of partnership and collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU/APL), and the Office of Under Secretary of Defense for research and Engineering (OUSD R&E) - Future G and 5G. This workshop will explore the applicability of 5G technologies for tactical and first responder networks, offer solutions, share use cases, and investigate research opportunities and challenges. The event will also provide an opportunity for 5G experts from industry and academia, as well as the standards, regulatory, homeland security, public safety and defense communities, to collaborate. IEEE Region 1 and Region 2 are co-sponsors for this conference.

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  • Date: 13 Dec 2023
  • Time: 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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  • 11091 Johns Hopkins Road
  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
  • Laurel, Maryland
  • United States 20723
  • Building: Building 201-117

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Event Schedule

 07:30-08:30  Registration and Breakfast
 08:30-08:45   Welcome and Introduction  Ashutosh Dutta, IEEE Future Networks Co-Chair
 08:45-09:00  Welcome Remarks   JHU/APL Executive
 09:00-09:30  Keynote Presentation 1:    Sridhar Kowdley, DHS
 09:30-09:50   Invited Talk 1  Chunmei Liu, NIST
 09:50-10:20   Invited Talk 2  Jorge Pereira, European Commission
 10:20-10:40  Morning Break
 10:40-11:00  Invited Talk 3  Alex Marder, JHU
 11:00-11:20  Invited Talk 4  Bob Stephens, Keysight
 11:20-11:40  Invited Talk 5  Amr Haj-Omar, National Instrument
 11:40-12:00  Invited Talk 6  Gordon Beaver, Viavi Solutions
 12:00-12:20  Invited Talk 7  Nikheel Pruthi, NIKSUN
 12:20-13:00  Lunch Break
 13:00-13:30  Keynote Presentation 2:    To be confirmed
 13:30-13:50  Invited Talk 8  Tracy Van Brakle, AT&T
 13:50-14:10  Invited Talk 9  Venki Ramaswamy, MITRE
 14:10-14:30  Invited Talk 10  Arpit Joshipura, Linux Foudnation
 14:30-14:50  Coffee Break
 14:50-15:10  Invited Talk 11  Mayukh Roy Chowdhury, Virginia Tech.
 15:10-15:30  Invited Talk 12  To be confirmed
 15:30-15:50  Invited Talk 13  Ashish Kundu, Cisco Research
 15:50-16:10  Invited Talk 14  Arup Bhuyan, Idaho National Lab
 16:10-16:50  Panel discussion  Use Cases, Standards, Trial and Deployment
 16:50-17:00  Closing Remarks  Ashutosh Dutta, IEEE Future Networks Co-Chair
 17:00-18:00  Networking Reception