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June 23-26, 2013

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May 10, 2013

Poster Submission Extended Deadline
May 1, 2013

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

19:00-21:30 Welcome Reception

Monday, June 24, 2013

8:30-9:15 PLENARY TALK: "Could We Detect Ancient Extrasolar Incursion of Biological Material?"

   Christopher Rose, Rutgers University, USA

9:15-9:30 Coffee Break

9:30-11:30 SPECIAL SESSION: Dynamic Self-Optimization in Wireless Networks


Andrea Goldsmith, Stanford University, USA


Reinaldo Valenzuela, Bell Labs, USA Near Optimum Association and Interference Coordination in HetNets with Applications in SONs
Jeff Andrews, UT Austin, USA The Dark Art of Load Balancing in Heterogeneous Networks
Tony Quek, SUTD, Singapore Cognition in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
Randall Berry, Northwestern University, USA Interference Games: from Power Control to Information Theory

11:30-2:00 Lunch (included)

2:10-2:55 PLENARY TALK: "BATS: Achieving the Capacity of Networks with Packet Drop"

   Raymond Yeung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2:55-3:10 Coffee Break

3:10-5:10 SPECIAL SESSION: Interference Networks


   Moe Z. Win, MIT, USA


Andrea Conti, Univ. of Ferrara, Italy Network Localization in the Presence of Backscattering Interference
Alberto Rabbachin, MIT, USA Wireless Network Intrinsic Secrecy with Interference Exploitation
Massimo Franceschetti, UCSD, USA From Interference to Dimensionality of the Universe
Andrea Giorgetti, University of Bologna, Italy A mathematical framework for coexistence in heterogeneous wireless networks

5:10-5:30 Break and Refreshments

5:30-6:30 PANEL 1: "Is millimeter wave communication a hype or the future?"

UCSB view


   Upamanyu Madhow, University of California Santa Barbara, USA


Gerhard Fettweis, TU Dresden, Germany
Robert Heath Jr., UT Austin, USA
Alexander Maltsev, Intel, USA
Jiyun Seol, Samsung

6:40-7:40 POSTER SESSION & Happy Hour

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

8:30-9:15 PLENARY TALK: "The Limits of 4G and How to Design a New 5G PHY"

   Gerhard Fettweis, TU Dresden, Germany

9:15-9:30 Coffee Break

9:30-11:30 SPECIAL SESSION: Energy Efficient Radio Networks


   Merouane Debbah, SUPELEC, France


Sundeep Rangan, NYU-Poly, USA Energy Efficient Methods for Millimeter Wave Picocellular Systems
Aylin Yener, Penn State University, USA Two-way Green Cooperative Networking with Energy Harvesting
Anant Sahai, UC Berkeley, USA Energy Efficiency when the Network is being used for Control Purposes
Narayan B. Mandayam, Rutgers University, USA When Users Interfere with Protocols

11:30-2:00 Lunch (included)

2:10-2:55 PLENARY TALK: "Large-Scale MIMO in LTE: From Theory to Practice"

   Jilei Hou, Qualcomm, USA

2:55-3:10 Coffee Break

3:10-5:10 SPECIAL SESSION: Massive MIMO


    Erik G. Larsson, Linkoping University, Sweden


Jakob Hoydis, Bell Labs, Germany On the Complementary Benefits of Massive MIMO, Small Cells, and TDD
Ralf Müller, NTNU, Norway Analysis of Pilot Decontamination based on Power Control
Giuseppe Durisi, Chalmers University, Sweden On the Cost of CSI Acquisition in Large MIMO Systems
Haralabos Papadopoulos, DoCoMo Labs, Germany Towards Realizing Scalable Large-Scale MIMO with Non-Colocated Arrays

5:10-5:30 Break and Refreshments

5:30-6:30 PANEL 2: "Will future wireless systems be cooperative, massive, or messy?"


    Angel Lozano, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain


Giuseppe Caire, USC, USA
Jeff Andrews, UT Austin, USA
Reinaldo Valenzuela, Bell Labs, USA
Alexei Gorokhov, Qualcomm, USA

8:00pm Workshop Banquet

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

8:30-9:15 PLENARY TALK: "Privacy, Anonymity, and Ambiguity in Social and Information Networks"

   Matthias Grossglauser, EPFL, Switzerland

9:15-9:30 Coffee Break

9:30-11:30 SPECIAL SESSION: Feedback Communications


   Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali, Bell Labs, Alcatel Lucent, USA


Giuseppe Caire, USC, USA Joint Space-Division and Multiplexing: How to Achieve Massive MIMO Gains in FDD Systems
Pramod Viswanath, UIUC, USA Interactive Interference Alignment
Salman Avestimehr, Cornell University, USA Collaborative Interference Management
Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali, Bell Labs, USA Caching: A Feedback Perspective

12:00 Workshop Adjourns

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