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Education & Training

During an intensive 4-day program, a select group of 30 students will:

  • Network with technical experts and business executives
  • Collaborate with like-minded engineers
  • Experienced lectures by international communications technology experts
  • Visit world leading wireless laboratories
  • Engage in varied learning opportunities including case studies, tutorials, and hands-on experiences

Focus areas for the 2019 ComSoc Autumn School include:

  • End-to-End network slicing solutions
  • Data-driven network control and configuration based on artificial intelligence / machine learning (AI/ML)
  • Software-defined networking (SDN)
  • Automated network service placement and functional chaining
  • Next generation wireless in vertical application areas

Confirmed speakers for this program include:

  • Prof. Adlen Ksentini, Eurecom, France
  • Dr. Diomidis Michalopoulos, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
  • Prof. Fabrizio Granelli, Univ. of Trento, Italy
  • Dr. Vincenzo Sciancalepore, NEC, Germany
  • Prof. Stefan Schmid, TU Vienna, Austria
  • Dr. Saman Feghhi, Ericsson, Ireland
  • Victor Lopez, Telefonica I+D

Lunch and coffee breaks will be made available free of charge throughout the day.

Preliminary IEEE ComSoc Autumn School Agenda*

  Tuesday, 5 November Wednesday, 6 November Thursday, 7 November Friday, 8 November
9:00-10:30 Stefan Schmit Saman Feghhi Fabrizio Granelli Diomidis Michalopoulos
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Stefan Schmit Ssaman Feghhi Fabrizio Granelli Diomidis Michalopoulos
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Lab Visit Victor Lopez Vincenzo Sciancalepore Adlen Ksentini
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
15:30-17:00 Lab Visit Victor Lopez Vincenzo Sciancalepore Adlen Ksentini

*Agenda subject to change.  Presentation topics to be published shorlty.

Local IEEE ComSoc Autumn School Organizers:

Organizer: Christos Verikoukis, PhD (CTTC)

Local Organizing Committee: Adriano Pastore, PhD (CTTC) and Josep Fabregas, PhD (CTTC)

Local Arrangement: Ms. Monterrat Prat (CTTC)