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About This Exciting Virtual Event

2020 Global ICT Summit is designed for technical professionals in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry to share and learn practical, up-to-date and leading-edge information about the industry. Everyone, whether a presenter or an attendee, shall find that this is the most rewarding online event in 2020 in the industry.

 

There are two forms of presentation at the summit:

  • One is a live presentation via a popular video conferencing platform. Time slots for presentations are chosen such that they are most convenient for participants from the US and Canada where most of the speakers and attendees are from.
  • Another is a poster session and the article of a presenter is published on the event page.

Summit Topics

Optical Fiber Forum   

  • Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) on Design and ApplicationsOptical Fiber for 5G Networks
  • Impact of “5G Clean Path” and “Clean Network” on Design and Applications
  • Optical Fiber for IoT
  • Optical Fiber for 3D printing
  • Design & Management of Optical Networks
  • Optical Fiber Testing, System Reliability and Security
  • Digital Subsystems and Systems for Data Centers
  • Optical, Photonic and Microwave Photonic Subsystems
  • Radio-over-Fiber, Free-Space and Sensing Subsystems and Systems
  • Transceivers
  • Media Converters
  • OTDR
  • Fault Locators
  • Splicers
  • Power Meters
  • Multi-Core Fibers
  • Specialty Fibers
  • Architecture for Metro and Core Networks
  • Optical Access Networks for Fixed and Mobile Services
  • Devices, Optical Components and Fiber
  • Optical Fiber Devices, Fibernet, Ethernet
  • Passive Optical Devices for Switching and FilteringDatacentre Infrastructure and Metrology
  • Positioning Beam-Steering for Advanced Wireless Communications
  • Optimizing Network Capacity and Performance
  • Access Networks for Mobile and Multi-Access Edge Computing
  • Photonic Integrated Subsystems
  • Data Analytic-based Monitoring
  • Submarine Transmission
  • Microwave Photonic Filters
  • Optical Wireless: Technology and Applications
  • Short-Reach Systems
  • Open Network Control & Orchestration
  • MCF Amplifiers and Cable
  • Network Design & Switching Architecture
  • Silicon Photonics and High Density Integration
  • Silicon Photonics Applications
  • High-Speed Long-Haul Transmission
  • Lasers for Communications and Sensing
  • Open Network Architecture
  • Ultra-Wideband Transmission
  • Optical Input/Output and Filters
  • Optical Transmitter Sub-SystemsLong-haul Systems and Non-linear MitigationAdvanced Design for Passive Devices
  • High Speed PoN & Advances in PoN
  • Microwave Photonics
  • Pushing the Bit-rate in Practical Networks
  • Characterization of SDM Fibers
  • SDM Transmission
  • Multiband and SDN for Capacity Scaling
  • Linear and Nonlinear SDN
  • Disaggregated Access Networks
  • Disaggregation, Open Platform, SDN, NFV
  • High-Speed and Multi-Wavelength Devices
  • Optimizing Coherent Transponders
  • Novel Fiber Optic Sensors
  • Optical and Thermal Connectivity
  • Direct Detection Systems and Subsystems
  • Multi-mode Fiber Technology
  • Novel Doped Fiber Amplifier Rate
  • AI for Reliable NetworkingAI Assisted Access Networks
  • Machine Learning for Fiber Amplifier and Sensors
  • Machine Learning for Optical Systems and Networks
  • Advances in Data Centers and Networks
  • Future and Emerging Access Network Technologies
  • Active Optical Devices and Photonic Integrated Circuits
  • Optical Transport Network
  • Optical Wireless and Optical Carrier
  • Cognitive Optical Networks
  • Orchestration and Control
  • Intra Data Center Networks
  • Quantum in Optical Communications
  • Quantum Security Subsystems
  • Quantum Networking and Artificial Intelligence

5G Forum

5G Deployments

  • Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic on 5G Deployments
  • Understand “5G Clean Path” and “Clean Network” Proposed by the US
  • Impact of “5G Clean Path” and “Clean Network” on 5G Deployments
  • Closing the Gap between Research and Implementation
  • Experimental prototypes, Test-Bed and Field Trial Experiences
  • Multi-Objective 5G System Modelling and Analysis—Performance, Energy, Reliability, Robustness
  • 5G Interconnections Analysis—QoS, Scalability, Performance, Interference
  • Real Case Deployment Scenarios and Results
  • 5G deployment at Government and ISPs5G deployment on Agriculture, Retails, Smart Cities, etc.
  • 5G Interconnections among ISPs Analysis—QoS, Scalability, Performance, Interference management
  • Gap Analysis for Real Deployments5G and Future Internet Architectures
  • Standardization and Regulation

 5G Systems and Architecture

  • Impact of “5G Clean Path” and “Clean Network” on 5G Systems and Architecture
  • Massive MIMO, MU-MIMO, Multi-RAT System Architectures
  • Reconfigurable and Switching Wireless Network Topologies
  • RF Beamforming, Digital Beamforming and Hybrid Beamforming Architectures
  • Beam Steering and Phased Arrays
  • Antenna System Architectures
  • 5G Radio Designs
  • RFIC and CMOS Technologies and Architectures for 5G
  • RF, PA, PLL, Source, Phase Shifting, ADC/DAC/Modem Blocks
  • Full-Duplex and STAR Architectures and Evaluation Methods
  • RF Blockers and Interference Cancelers
  • Test and Measurement Over Entire 5G Ecosystem.
  • Multi-Standard Coverage and Measurement Approaches
  • Antennas and Massive MIMO OTA Tests
  • Array Timing and Synchronization
  • Channel Measurements and Modeling
  • Radio Measurements at Microwave and mmWaves
  • Signal Characterization
  • 5G Device/Component Level Testing;
  • mmWave Material, Transistor and Nonlinear Device Measurements
  • Terahertz (6G)

5G Applications

  • Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic on 5G Applications
  • Smart Cities, Smart Public Places
  • Smart Home, and 5G-Based Building Automation
  • Smart Agriculture and Water Management
  • Cyber-Physical systems, Context Awareness, Situation Awareness, Ambient Intelligence
  • Collaborative Applications and Systems
  • Service Experiences and Analysis
  • 5G and Cloud Services
  • Consumer Electronics, Assisted Living, Rural Services and Production
  • 5G Wireless Networks for Body Sensors
  • Crowd-Sensing, Human Centric Sensing
  • Big Data and 5G Data Analytics
  • Internet Applications Naming and Identifiers
  • Social-Aware 5G Networks
  • Semantic Technologies, Collective Intelligence
  • Cognitive and Reasoning about Things and Smart Objects
  • Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) and 5G
  • Horizontal Application Development for 5G
  • Design Principles and Best Practices for 5G Application Development
  • Open Communities, Open API, Open Source
  • Testbeds
  • Vertical Oriented Applications
  • Healthcare, e-Health, Assisted Living
  • Building Management and Operation Automation
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Connected Car, Automotive
  • Intelligent Transport
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Smart Grid, Energy Management
  • Utilities Management and Operation
  • Consumer Electronics, Assisted Living, Rural Services
  • Mining, Oil & Gas, Digital Oilfield, Electronic Oilfield
  • Agriculture, Industrial IoT, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Retailing
  • Logistics, Entertainment
  • Large Event Management
  • Industrial Service Creation and Management
  • Financial Services
  • Health of Machinery
  • Highway, Rail Systems
  • Industry of the Future, e.g., Industry 4.0
  • Media & Entertainment

5G Security and Privacy 

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic and 5G Security and Privacy
  • “5G Clean Path” and “Clean Network” and Security and Privacy
  • 5G and Blockchain
  • 5G Privacy and Security Concerns
  • Identification and Authentication Issues
  • Intrusion Detection in 5G
  • Cryptography, Key Management, Authentication and Authorization for 5G
  • Cross-layer Attacks in 5G
  • Security with QoS Optimization in 5G
  • Privacy based Channel Access in 5G
  • 5G Forensic Science
  • Big Data and Information Integrity in 5G
  • Communication Security in 5G
  • Security Standards in 5G
  • Open Communities, Open API, Open Source
  • Testbeds

5G Special Verticals                                                      

  • Systems and Services as a Result of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic
  • Systems and Services as a Result of “5G Clean Path” and “Clean Network” Proposed by the US
  • Tactile Internet
  • Smart Factories and Industry 4.0
  • Automotive, Intelligent Transport
  • 5G & Autonomous Driving
  • Industrial 5G Service Creation and Management Aspects
  • Smart Grid, Energy Management
  • 5G-based Supply Chains & Logistics
  • 5G Wireless Networks for the Industrial Internet of Things
  • E-Health and Mobile Health over 5G Networks
  • Backward Compatibility:
  •         PSTN
  •         VoIP
  •         Fax over IP
  •         xDSL
  •         CATV
  •         CCTV

Drone, UAV & UAS Forum 

Drone, UAV & UAS Forum

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19): Challenges & Opportunities
  • Airspace Control
  • Networked UAS
  • Airspace Management
  • Payloads
  • Airworthiness
  • Path Planning and Navigation
  • Autonomy
  • Reliability of Drone, UAV & UAS
  • Biologically Inspired Drone, UAV & UAS
  • Risk Analysis
  • See/Sense-Detect-and-Avoid Systems
  • Control Architectures
  • Security
  • Energy Efficient Drone, UAV & UAS Sensor Fusion
  • Environmental Issues
  • Smart Sensors
  • Fail-Safe Systems
  • Standardization
  • Frequency Management
  • Technology Challenges
  • Interoperability
  • Levels of Safety
  • UAS Communications
  • Manned/Unmanned Aviation
  • Drone, UAV & UAS Testbeds
  • Micro- and Mini- Drone, UAV, & UAS
  • UAS Transportation Management (UTM)
  • Drone, UAV & UAS Integration
  • Drone, UAV & UAS Training, Certification

Drone, UAV & UAS applications

  • Archaeology
  • Cargo transport
  • Conservation
  • Healthcare
  • Filmmaking, light show, entertainment
  • Hobby and recreational use
  • Journalism, mass media
  • Scientific research
  • Search and rescue
  • Surveillance
  • Weather
  • Inspections
  • Surveying
  • Pollution and environmental monitoring
  • Oil, gas and mineral exploration and production
  • Disaster relief
  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Passenger transport
  • Law enforcement
  • Criminal and terrorist

Innovative ICT and Applications Forum

  • Grid & Cloud Computing and ApplicationsSemantic Web and Web ServicesAdvances in Data Mining
  • Advances in Big Data Analytics
  • Software Engineering Research and Practice
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Heterogeneous Networks and Small Cells
  • Big Data Networking
  • Software radio
  • Green Communications and Energy Efficiency
  • Technology Enhanced Language Education
  • Ad–Hoc CommunicationsCooperative Communications
  • Multi-antenna and beamforming systems
  • Antenna and RF design and development
  • Wireless Communication Testbed Measurements and Modelling
  • Millimeter-Wave Techniques
  • Terahertz Communications
  • ICT for Smart Transportations and Smart Cities
  • Smart Grid Communications
  • Cognitive Radio and Networks
  • Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks
  • D2D and M2M Communications
  • Powerline Communications
  • Vehicular Networking
  • Pervasive and Mobile Computing
  • Self–Organizing & Self–Deploying Networks
  • Satellite and Space Communications
  • Emerging WLANs, WPANs and WMANs
  • QoS Provision and Management
  • Metrics and Models for QoE
  • Multimedia and Virtual Reality
  • Cryptography and Network Security

E-Learning & Accessibility Forum 

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic: challenges and opportunities
  • Make Use of 5G
  • Make Use of IoT
  • E-Aging and Gerontechnology
  • Adaptive and Personalized Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Wireless, Mobile, Pervasive and Ubiquitous Technologies
  • Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Education
  • Computer-Supported Collaborative Education
  • Technology-Enhanced Assessment in Education
  • Motivational and Affective Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Technology-Enhanced STEM Education
  • Technology Enabled Learning of Thinking Skills
  • Smart Education Environments
  • Large Scale Implementation of Technology-Supported Education
  • Software Engineering for Accessibility
  • Cloud Computing and Assistive Technology Services
  • Human-Computer Interfaces for People with Disabilities
  • Usability and Ergonomics
  • End-user tools for accessibility
  • Educational Tools for People With Disabilities
  • Web and Mobile Accessibility and Usability
  • Technologies & Apps for Deaf, Blink and Other Disabled

3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Forum

  • Principles of 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Technology
  • Popular 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Technologies
  • Advantages of 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Technologies
  • Design for 3D Printing
  • 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Industries
  • Advances in 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Technologies
  • Innovations in 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing
  • 3D Printing Technology Impact on Manufacturing Industry
  • Applications of 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Technologies in Healthcare & Medicine
  • Clinical Applications of 3D Printing in Orthopaedics & Traumatology
  • Tissue and Organ 3D Printing
  • Printing Materials Polymers
  • 3D Image Processing and Visualization
  • 3D Printing of Supply Chain Management
  • 3D Printing of Metals
  • 3D Bio Printing
  • 3D Printing for Liver Tissue Engineering
  • 3D Printing Technology & Market
  • Lasers in 3D Printing in Manufacturing Industry
  • Challenges in 3D Printing
  • Future Technology in 3D Printing
  • 3D Printing & Beyond
  • 4D & 3D Printing in Biomaterials
  • Opportunities & Challenges of 3D Printing in Radiation Oncology
  • 3D Printing & Additive manufacturing in the aerospace industry
  • 3D Printing & Additive manufacturing of radio-frequency devices
  • 3D Printing Business and economic considerations
  • 3D Printing Direct write printed materials/electronics
  • 3D Printing Expeditionary/distributed manufacturing
  • 3D Printing Facilities & operations
  • 3D Printing Material development and characterization
  • 3D Printing Part inspection and certification
  • 3D Printing Post processing
  • 3D Printing Process monitoring, control, and qualification
  • 3D Printing Final part production
  • 3D Printing Quality and standards
  • 3D Printing Software Tools

e-Commerce – Forum

  • Comparison of e-Commerce Platforms
  • Comparison of e-Commerce Marketplaces
  • Tutorial on Selling on Amazon
  • A+ Content on Amazon
  • Fulfilment Methods Selling on Amazon
  • Advanced Topics of Selling on Amazon: SEO, Analysis, etc

Widely Deployed Mature ICT Forum

  • PSTN
  • VoIP
  • Fax over IP
  • xDSL
  • CATV
  • CCTV

ICT Investment Forum

Pitches by:

  •         Entrepreneurs
  •         Founders of Startups
  •         Inspiring entrepreneurs
  •         Inventors

Market trends, market analysis by:

  •          VCs
  •         Angel investors
  •         Incubators
  •         Institutional investors
  •         Investment analysts
  •         Market researchers
  •         Industry gurus

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September 10, 2020

Agenda will be available and registration will be open!

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