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May 25-28, 2014

Advance Registration
April 22, 2014

Poster Submission Deadline
March 10, 2014

Day 0 (Sunday, 25th May 2014)

17:00 - 20:30Registration
18:30 - 20:30Welcome Reception

Day 1 (Monday, 26th May 2014)

8:00 - 8:30Morning Coffee and Snacks
8:20 - 8:30Opening Address
8:30 - 9:30 PLENARY 1: "5G Wireless Goes Beyond Smartphones" Wen Tong (Huawei Wireless Technology Lab)
9:30 - 9:45Coffee Break
9:45 - 12:30SESSION 1: Towards 5G Heterogeneous Networks (organizers: Jeff Andrews (intro), UT Austin and Amitava Ghosh (intro), Nokia Solution & Networks)
Ted Rappaport (NYU), "Millimeter Wave Cellular Communications: Channel Models, Capacity Limits, Challenges and Opportunities"
Preben Mogensen (NSN and Aalborg University), "Looking Ahead to 5G: Building a Virtual Zero-Latency Gigabit Experience"
Martin Haenggi (University of Notre Dame), "5G: The Quest for Cell-Less Cellular Networks"
Gerhard Fettweis (Vodafone Chair, TU Dresden), "HetNet Wireless Fronthaul: The Challenge Missed"
Erik Dahlman (Ericsson Research), "Future Wireless Access: 5G"
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and Free Time
14:00 - 16:15 SESSION 2: Full-Duplex Wireless Communications (organizer: Ashu Sabharwal, Rice University)
Amir Khojastepour (NEC Labs), "Full Duplex: Coexistence with MIMO and its Potential in Legacy LTE Systems"
Andreas Burg (EPFL), "Full-Duplex MIMO: Spatial Processing and Characterization"
Risto Wichman (Aalto University), "Bidirectional Full-Duplex MIMO Links at Large-System Limit"
16:15 - 16:30Refreshment Break
16:30 - 18:00PANEL 1: Big Data and Wireless Communications (organizers: Robert Heath, UT Austin and Constantine Caramanis, UT Austin)
Rickard C÷ster (Ericsson Research)
Sundeep Rangan (NYU)
Philip Regalia (National Science Foundation)
18:30 - 20:00Poster Session + Cocktails

Day 2 (Tuesday, 27th May 2014)

8:00 - 8:30Morning Coffee and Snacks
8:30 - 9:30PLENARY 2: "Interference Management in Cellular HetNets" Reinaldo Valenzuela (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, USA)
9:30 - 9:45Coffee Break
9:45 - 12:00SESSION 3: Massive MIMO (organizers: Alexei Ashikhmin, Alcatel-Lucent and Giuseppe Caire, USC)
Robert Heath (UT Austin), "Comparing Massive MIMO and mmWave MIMO"
Erik G. Larsson (Linköping University), "Waveform Design for the Massive MIMO Downlink"
Yang Li (Samsung Research Americas), "Full-Dimension MIMO: Status and Challenges in Design and Implementation"
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Free Time
14:00 - 16:15SESSION 4: Interference Management (organizers: Elza Erkip, NYU and Behnaam Aazhang, Rice) (intro)
Bobak Nazer (Boston University), "Integer-Forcing: An Algebraic Approach to Interference Management"
Krishna Narayanan (Texas A&M), "Multilevel Lattice Codes for the Interference Channel"
Dongning Guo (Northwestern University), "LTE in Unlicensed Spectrum"
Osvaldo Simeone (NJIT), "Multivariate Fronthaul Compression for Cloud Radio Access Networks"
16:15 - 16:30Refreshment Break
16:30 - 18:00PANEL 2: Machine-to-Machine Communications (organizers: Harish Viswanathan, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, USA and Petar Popovski, Aalborg University, Denmark)
Raymond Knopp (Eurecom, France)
Christopher Cave (InterDigital, Canada)
Howard Huang (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, USA)
Yoshitaka Shimizu (NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan)
19:30 - 22:30 Banquet

Day 3 (Wednesday, 28th May 2014)

8:00 - 8:30Morning Coffee and Snacks
8:30 - 9:30PLENARY 3: "Optimal Joint Provision of Backhaul and Radio Access Networks", Tom Luo (University of Minnesota)
9:30 - 9:45Coffee Break
9:45 - 12:00SESSION 5: Distributed Storage and Control (organizer: Andy Molisch, USC)
Kalle Johansson (KTH), "Control over Wireless Networks"
Giuseppe Caire (USC), "Caching at the Edge:Throughput Scaling Laws of Wireless Video Streaming"
Anant Sahai (UC Berkeley), "Wireless meets control: A practical and theoretical perspective"
Arya Mazumdar (University of Minnesota), "Local Processing in Distributed Storage System"

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