IEEE Global Communications Conference
7–11 December 2021 // Madrid, Spain // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Connecting Cultures around the Globe


Date and time: Tuesday, December 7, Morning and Afternoon

Presentation time for each paper: 20 minutes (Presentation + Q&A)


10:00-10:15  Opening Session

Keynote Talk

The Emerging Paradigms of Federated Learning and Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning for Future Wireless IoT

Professor Ekram Hossain, IEEE Fellow, University of Manitoba, Canada

11:00-11:15   Break

Technical Session 1

A Broadcast Based Link Discovery Scheme for Minimizing Messages in Software Defined Networks
Mir Wajahat Hussain; Soumen Moulik; Diptendu Sinha Roy

Leveraging Smart Contracts for Priority Based Caching in D2D Networks for 5G and Beyond
Ashish Adhikari; Danda B. Rawat

A Secure and Efficient Mutual Authentication Protocol Framework for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Gaurang Bansal; Biplab Sikdar

ScottishFold: CatBoost-Enabled Lightweight Autonomous Smart Home Device Classification
Tawan Hohum; Kalika Suksomboon; Aimaschana Niruntasukrat; Sophon Mongkolluksamee; Natapon Tansangworn

Optimal Resource Allocation in NOMA-assisted D2D Communication with Imperfect Channel State
Sudeep Tanwar; Rajesh Gupta

FAIR: A Blockchain-based Vaccine Distribution Scheme for Pandemics
Sudeep Tanwar; Anuja Nair; Rajesh Gupta

13:15-14:15  Lunch Break

Panel Discussion on "Mobility and Security for Next-Generation IoT Networks"

Moderator: Professor Sudip Misra, IEEE Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Topics & Speakers:

Ultra-Low Latency Softwarized Mobile Networking for IoT

Professor Kwang-Cheng Chen, IEEE Fellow, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

System Level Security of IoTs

Professor Prasant Mohapatra, IEEE Fellow, University of California Davis, CA, USA

Blockchain-enabled IoT systems

Professor Jelena Mišić, IEEE Fellow, Ryerson University, Canada

15:15-15:30  Break

Technical Session 2

A Blockchain and Machine Learning based IoT Framework to Improve Contract Farming
Shrikant Saxena; Shivang Khare; Sujata Pal

Health Monitoring in Internet of Medical Things(IoMT) using Machine Learning (ML) Approaches
Prayakhi Emee Dutta; Himadri Neog; Nabajyoti Medhi

A Secure Softwarized Blockchain-based Federated Health Alliance for Next Generation IoT Networks
Puja Das; Moutushi Singh; Deepsubhra Guha Roy

Intentional Islanding of power systems through self-embedding learning
Zhonglin Sun; Yannis Spyridis; Achilleas Sessis; Georgios Efstathopoulos; Elisavet Grigoriou; Thomas Lagkas; Panagiotis Sarigiannidis

Covert Distributed Training of Deep Federated Industrial Honeypots
Ilias Siniosoglou; Vasilis Argyriou; Thomas Lagkas; Apostolos Tsiakalos; Antonios Sarigiannidis; Panagiotis Sarigiannidis

Particle Swarm Optimized Federated Learning For Securing IoT Devices
Swadhin Barisal; Pushkar Kishore; Durga Mohapatra

A Broadcast Based Link Discovery Scheme for Minimizing Messages in Software Defined Networks
Mir Wajahat Hussain; Soumen Moulik; Diptendu Sinha Roy

17:30-17:45  Closing Session