IEEE Global Communications Conference
4–8 December 2022 // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Accelerating the Digital Transformation through Smart Communications

WS18: 2nd Workshop on Architectural Evolution Toward 6G Networks (6GArch) - VIRTUAL


*All times are BRT (GMT-3)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 09:00-10:30

Energy Efficiency

Time: 09:00-10:30 BRT
ONE: Online Energy-efficient User Association, VNF Placement and Traffic Routing in 6G HetNets
Agapi Mesodiakaki (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) & Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation, Thessaloniki, Greece); Marios Gatzianas and George Kalfas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki & Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation, Thessaloniki, Greece); Christos Vagionas, Ronis T. Maximidis and Nikos Pleros (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
System Cost Analysis of Scalable Cell-Free Massive MIMO Architectures for 6G Networks
Yunlu Xiao (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany & Aalto University, Finland); Ljiljana Simi? (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 11:00-12:30

6G Infrastructure Architecture

Time: 11:00-12:30 BRT
Trustworthy Computing for O-RAN: Security in a Latency-Sensitive Environment
Sebastian Haas, Mattis Hasler, Friedrich Pauls, Stefan Köpsell, Nils Asmussen, Michael Roitzsch and Gerhard Fettweis (Barkhausen Institut, Germany)
6G E2E Architecture Framework with Sustainability and Security Considerations
Bahare Masood Khorsandi (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany); Riccardo Bassoli (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Giacomo Bernini (Nextworks, Italy); Frank H.P. Fitzek (Technische Universität Dresden & ComNets - Communication Networks Group, Germany); Azeddine Gati (Orange Labs, France); Hasanin Harkous (Nokia & Technical University of Munich, Germany); Ignacio Labrador Pavon (Atos Research and Innovation, Spain); Giada Landi (Nextworks, Italy); Diego Lopez (Telefonica I+D, Spain); Damiano Rapone (Telecom Italia, Italy); Björn Richerzhagen (Siemens AG, Germany); Patrik Rugeland (Ericsson Research, Sweden); Peter Schneider (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany); Esteban Selva (Orange Labs, France); Tommy Svensson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Elif Ustundag Soykan (Ericsson Research, Turkey); Stefan Wänstedt (Ericsson Research, Sweden); Stefan Wunderer (Nokia Solutions and Networks, Germany); Mårten Ericson (Ericsson Research, Sweden); Marco Hoffmann (Nokia Bell labs, Germany)
Toward a Cloud-Native Telecom Infrastructure: Analysis and Evaluations of Kubernetes Networking
Shu Sekigawa, Chikara Sasaki and Atsushi Tagami (KDDI Research, Inc., Japan)
Validation of NFV management and orchestration on Kubernetes-based 5G testbed environment
George Margetis (Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Greece); Barbara Valera-Muros (University of Malaga, Spain); Konstantinos Apostolakis (Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece); Almudena Diaz Zayas (University of Malaga, Spain); Laura Panizo (Universidad de Malaga, Spain); Pedro Tomás, Luis Cordeiro, Andre S. Gomes and Joao Henriques (OneSource, Portugal); Constantine Stephanidis (FORTH, Greece)
Organic 6G Networks: Graceful Handling of Infrastructure Flexibility
Marius Corici, Fabian Eichhorn and Eric Troudt (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany); Thomas Magedanz (Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS / TU Berlin, Germany)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 15:30-17:00

AIML and Novel Enablers

Time: 15:30-17:00 BRT
Coverage Extension as a Service for Flexible 6G Networks Infrastructure
Mickael Maman and Esteban Catté (CEA-Leti, France); Mohamed Sana (CEA LETI Grenoble & University of Grenoble Alpes, France); Merkebu Girmay (Ghent University - imec, Belgium); Vasilis Maglogiannis (Ghent University - imec & IDLab Research Group, Belgium); Dries Naudts (Ghent University & Imec, Belgium); Haeyoung Lee (University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Francois Carrez (University of Surrey, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Antti Anttonen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland); Yolanda Fernández (TTI Norte, Spain); Javier Moreno (ATOS, Spain); Vasiliki Lamprousi and Vera Stavroulaki (WINGS ICT Solutions, Greece)
AI-driven Orchestration for 6G Networking: the Hexa-X vision
Jesús Pérez-Valero (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Antonio Virdis (University of Pisa, Italy); Adrián Gallego Gallego Sánchez (Atos Research and Innovation, Spain); Christos Ntogkas (WINGS ICT Solutions, Greece); Pablo Serrano (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Giada Landi (Nextworks, Italy); Slawomir Kuklinski (Orange Polska & Warsaw University of Technology, Poland); Cédric Morin (Bcom, France); Ignacio Labrador Pavon (Atos Research and Innovation, Spain); Bessem Sayadi (Nokia Bell-Labs, France)
DAEMON: A Network Intelligence Plane for 6G Networks
Miguel Camelo (University of Antwerp - imec, Belgium); Marco Gramaglia (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Paola Soto (Universiteit Antwerpen - imec, Belgium & Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia); Lidia Fuentes and Joaquín Ballesteros (University of Malaga, Spain); Antonio Bazco Nogueras (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Ginés Garcia-Aviles (i2CAT, Spain); Steven Latré (University of Antwerp - imec, Belgium); Andres Garcia-Saavedra (NEC Labs Europe, Germany); Marco Fiore (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)
Towards a space based infrastructure for 5G and beyond 5G networks
Anastasius Gavras and Adam Kapovits (Eurescom GmbH, Germany); Helmut Zaglauer (Airbus Defense and Space, Germany); Jörg Pfeifle (Airbus Defence and Space, Germany); Maria Guta (European Space Research and Technology Centre, European Space Agency, The Netherlands); Thomas Heyn, Alexander Hofmann and Leo Frank (Fraunhofer IIS, Germany); Florian Völk and Robert T. Schwarz (Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany); Marius Corici and Ananya Chowdhury (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany)
ProSky: NEAT Meets NOMA-mmWave in the Sky of 6G
Ahmed Benfaid (University of Tripoli, USA); Nadia Adem and Abdurrahman Elmaghbub (Oregon State University, USA)

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