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Keynote Speakers - VTC2021-Fall
Keynote Speakers

Haris Gacanin – Keynote Speaker
Title: 6GEM – 6G Wireless with Connected Intelligence: Open, Efficient and Secure

Min Sheng – Keynote Speaker
Title: A Perspective of Mobility Management Innovation in Mega Satellite Constellation Era

Sunghyun Choi – Keynote Speaker
Title: Towards the Next Hyper-Connected Experience for All

Guangyi Liu – Keynote Speaker
Title: How to Define 6G

Markus Dillinger – Keynote Speaker
Title: C-V2X, Industrial 5G

 Keynote Panel

Title: OnDemand 6G for Resilient and Ubiquitous Networking


MohamedSlim Alouini Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia


Vanessa Gray (Emergency Communications) Head, Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States & Emergency Telecommunications Division and on behalf of Head, ICT Data and Statistics Division, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Switzerland

Ronald Raulefs (Advances in Maritime Broadband Communications and Navigation) Project Manager/Senior Research Engineer, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Sofie Pollin (UAV/NTN Communications) Professor, KULeuven, Belgium

Yunfei Chen (Network in the Box Paradigm) Reader, Univ. of Warwick, UK

Abstract: This panel focuses on the theme: OnDemand 6G for Resilient and Ubiquitous Networking targeting  particularly the following user cases:

1) Access on demand: Ships on the ocean, expeditions in the mountain, and festivals in the field require network access only during the concerned activities. For these applications, oneoff infrastructure is far more attractive than permanent infrastructure.

2) Emergency communications: Network resilience is seriously threatened by unexpected incidents.
Natural disasters could bring down base stations. Hardware/software malfunctioning could cause
network failure. In these cases, fastdeployable solution is crucial to provide emergency coverage.

3) Traffic offloading. Network is designed to accommodate limited traffic, while traffic changes with  time and location. Consequently, in some areas or during certain time (like Pandemics), the traffic  requirement may exceed the designed capacity, leading to poor services. Flexible offloading is required in this case.