The 38th IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2017

#5G #IoT #Blockchain #NFV #Software #Defined #Networks #(SDN) #Edge #Computing #Cloud #Automation #and #Orchestration #Block #Chain #Internet #of #Things #(IOT) #Self-Driving #cars #Optical #Smart #Cities #Drones

This year's Sarnoff Symposium features an amazing line up of speakers from Academia, Industy, and Government covering innovating technologies that are making a big impact in 2017 and beyond. Topics covered include Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), 5G Networks, Silicon Photonics, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Software Defined Networks (SDN), Edge Computing, Cloud Automation and Orchestration, Block Chain, Internet of Things (IOT), Self-Driving cars, Optical Networks, Smart Cities, Drones and more.


Tutorials: Monday, Sept. 18, 2017
Keynotes, Invited Talks, Paper Sessions and Panels: September 19-20, 2017

Since 1978, the IEEE Sarnoff Symposium has been bringing together leading experts from industry, universities, and
government and continues to grow as the premier forum for researchers, engineers, and business executives in the North East.

Through a series of keynote talks, invited talks, technical paper presentations, panel sessions, tutorial sessions, industry exhibits and poster sessions, IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2017 will foster rich discussion between researchers, practitioners, and policy makers in academia, industry, governemnt and user community to share findings on leading edge research, implementation experiences and challenges.

Despite a PACKED AGENDA, the symposium will allow ample time for networking during breaks and an evening cocktail reception on September 19th (tuesday).



  • Henning Schulzrinne, Professor, Columbia University
  • Radhika Venkatraman, SVP and CIO, Verizon
  • Thyagarajan Nandagopal, Program Director, National Science Foundation
  • Narayan B. Mandayam, Chair ECE Dept, Rutgers University


Jennifer Rexford, Professor, Princeton University
Robin Hillary Kravets, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Raj Jain, Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis
Robert Howald, Vice President, Comcast
Oliver Spatscheck, Director, AT&T
Peter Mueller, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory
Gnanavelkandan Kathirvel, Director, AT&T
Belal Hamzeh, VP of wireless technologies, CableLabs
Nitin Gaur, Director, IBM
Walter Willinger, Chief Scientist, NIKSUN
Urs Muller, NVIDIA
Sundeep Rangan, Director, NYU Wireless
Michael Langdon, Juniper Networks
David Snyder, 42TEK Inc
Thomas E. Motyka, Executive Director, New Jersey Innovation Institute
Miguel A. Dajer, Vice president Wireless, Huawei USA
Vikram Saksena, CTO, NetScout Systems
Narayan Menon, CTO, XCellAir
Kyle Ambert, Intel
Seong Hwan Kim, Xilinx
Eugene Chai, NEC Laboratories America
Nagi Mahalingam, InterDigital Labs


5G - Harish Viswanathan, Director, Nokia Bell Labs
Block Chains - Melanie Swan, MS Futures Group
Microwave Photonics - Nicholas Madamopoulos, Department of Hellenic Airforce Academy, Dekeleia, Greece


Tutorials: September 18, 2017
Keynotes, Invited Talks, Paper Sessions & Panels: September 19-20, 2017


IEEE Princeton/Central Jersey Section


IEEE Communications Society
IEEE Region 1
IEEE Photonics Society
IEEE North Jersey Section
IEEE New Jersey Coast Section


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  • Start time: 18 Sep 2017 08:00 AM
  • End time: 20 Sep 2017 07:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
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  • 150 Bleeker Street
  • University Heights
  • Newark, New Jersey
  • United States 07102-1982
  • Building: NJIT Campus Center

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  • Starts 04 August 2017 12:00 AM
  • Ends 20 September 2017 12:00 AM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
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