Hexa-X ICT 52 Workshop on 6G

The European 6G Flagship project Hexa-X, together with other ICT-52 6G projects held a virtual ICT-52 workshop on 6G on 3rd and 4th Feb 2022. Slides (only some of them) and video from the event had been made available and is embedded below.


  • 03 Feb, Session 1
    • Opening by EC, Beyond 5G and 6G: European R&I perspective, Bernard Barani, Deputy Head of Unit, EC Future Connectivity Systems, 20 min (link)
    • Welcome and 6G vision from organizing project Hexa-X, project lead Mikko Uusitalo (Nokia) and technical manager Patrik Rugeland (Ericsson), 15 min (link)
    • Introduction of the European 5G/6G IA whitepaper on 6G, Mikko Uusitalo (Nokia) and Carlos J. Bernardos (Univ. Carlos III), 30 min (link)
    • 6G use cases and societal values – including aspects of sustainability, security and spectrum
      • Hexa-X: 6G use cases and societal values – including aspects of sustainability, security and spectrum, Bahare Masood Khorsandi (Nokia), 20 min (link)
      • REINDEER: Emerging interactive use cases: technical requirements and quantification, Juan Francisco Esteban Rivas (Telefonica), 20 min (link)
      • TeraFlow: TeraFlow use cases for a novel cloud-native SDN controller for beyond 5G networks, Ricard Vilalta (CTTC), 20 min (link)
  • 03 Feb, Session 2
    • Radio and sensing for 6G
      • Hexa-X: Vision, gaps and actions towards 6G radios, Aarno Pärssinen (Uni Oulu), 20 min (link)
      • Hexa-X: Localisation and sensing use cases and gap analysis, Ali Behravan (Ericsson), 20 min
      • RISE-6G: Reconfigurable, intelligent, and sustainable wireless environments for 6G smart connectivity, Vincenzo Sciancalepore (NEC), 20 min
      • R&D Activities for 5G Evolution and 6G: Focusing on RIS, Satoshi Suyama (NTT DOCOMO), 20 min (link)
      • 6G BRAINS: Channel measurements and high accuracy positioning approaches, Xun Zhang (Isep), Diego Dupleich (Fraunhofer), Benjamin Meunier (Brunel), 20 min
      • REINDEER: In search of drastic energy reductions: the potential with RadioWeaves technology, Liesbet Van der Perre (KU Leuven), 20 min (link)
      • DAEMON: Energy-aware Orchestration of Virtualized RANs: Experiments and Algorithms, George Iosifidis (TU Delft), 20 min
      • DAEMON: Reliable RAN Virtualization in Shared Platforms, Andrés Garcia Saavedra (NEC), 20 min
  • 04 Feb, Session 1
    • Architecture, network evolution and expansion towards 6G
      • Hexa-X: Initial B5G/6G architectural components and enablers, Mårten Ericson (Ericsson), 20 min
      • Hexa-X: Gap analysis and technical work plan for special-purpose functionality, Bjoern Richerzhagen (Siemens), 20 min (link)
      • B5G-OPEN: Building an open power-efficient packet-optical white box, Oscar Gonzalez de Dios (Telefonica), 20 min
      • MARSAL: MAchine learning-based, networking and computing infrastructure ReSource mAnagement of 5G and Beyond inteLligent networks: the MARSAL Vision
      • Perspective on 6G Architecture, Lu Lu (China Mobile), 20 min
    • HW for 6G
      • COREnect: Trustworthy and Energy efficient computing in 6G, Gerhard Fettweis (TU Dresden), 20 min
      • COREnect: RF enabling technologies for THz communications and sensing, Piet Wambacq (imec), 20 min
      • COREnect: Sensor Processing in 6G, Patrick Pype (NXP), 20 min
  • 04 Feb, Session 2
    • Connecting intelligence towards 6G
      • Hexa-X: AI-driven communication & computation co-design, Miltiadis Filippou (Intel), 20 min (link)
      • Hexa-X: Gaps, features and enablers for B5G/6G service management and orchestration, Ignacio Labrador Pavon (Atos), 20 min (link)
      • DEDICAT 6G: Data marketplace for access control, asset sharing and privacy-preserving AI/ML, George Saleh (NOKIA), 20 min
      • AI@EDGE: Bringing AI to the Edge, Cristina Costa (FBK), 20 min
      • AI&6G, Dan Warren (Samsung), 20 min
      • Next G Alliance: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Özge Kaya (Nokia), 20 min
      • Native AI networks, Merouane Debbah (Technology Innovation Institute, Abu Dhabi), 20 min
      • DAEMON: Learning to Predict for Automated Network Management, Alan Collet (IMDEA Networks Institute), 20 min

Check out the Hexa-X website for news and future events.

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