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


Tuesday, December 7 9:00 - 10:00

WS-14-K1: Keynote: 6G/B6G HAPS (High Altitude Platform Station) Networks for Integrated Communications, Computing, Sensing, Positioning, ... - Everything 

Speaker: Prof. Halim Yanikomeroglu, Professor at Carleton University, Canada. IEEE Fellow.


Tuesday, December 7 10:00 - 11:00

WS-14-S1: Smart Antenna schemes for 6G 

Interference-aware Distributed Precoding in Coherent Large-scale Distributed MIMO

Omer Haliloglu (Ericsson Research, Turkey); Jale Sadreddini (Ericsson, Turkey); Pål Frenger (Ericsson Research, Ericsson AB, Sweden)

Selective Infrastructure Activation in Cell-free Massive MIMO: a Two Time-scale Approach

Felip Riera-PalouGuillem Femenias and Jan Garcia-Morales (University of the Balearic Islands, Spain); Hien Ngo (Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Base Station Activation in Coordinated Multi-point Joint Transmission-based Ultra Dense Networks

Chanwon Park (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Korea (South)); Sudarshan Mukherjee (Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India); Jemin Lee (Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Korea (South))

Multi-polarized Channel Model and Performance Analysis for Massive MIMO Systems

Manlin WangYinghong Guo and Bin Xia (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)


Tuesday, December 7 11:00 - 12:00

WS-14-S2: Advanced Resource Allocation for 6G 

A digital correction method to reduce the nonlinearity of terahertz transmitters

Shanghui Xiao (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China); Chao Fan (Chengdu CORPRO Technology Co., Ltd., China); Xiangjie Xia and Jian Liu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China); Xin Quan (Southwest Jiaotong University, China); Ying LiuShihai Shao and Youxi Tang (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)

Vehicular Positioning Using mmWave TDOA with a Dynamically Tuned Covariance Matrix

Sharief Saleh and Sameh Sorour (Queen's University, Canada); Aboelmagd Noureldin (Royal Military College of Canada & School of Computing, Queen's University, Canada)

InP / CMOS co-integration for energy efficient sub-THz communication systems

Claude Desset and Nadine Collaert (IMEC, Belgium); Siddhartha Sinha and Giuseppe Gramegna (Imec, Belgium)

DigiLogue: Ultra-Fast and Ultra-Power-Efficient Signal Processing for Tbps Wireless Systems

Konstantinos Nikitopoulos and Mahmoud Mojarrad Kiasaraei (University of Surrey, United Kingdom (Great Britain))


Tuesday, December 7 12:00 - 1:00

WS-14-S3: Advanced topics in 6G 

End-to-end Waveform Learning Through Joint Optimization of Pulse and Constellation Shaping

Fayçal Ait Aoudia (NVIDIA, France); Jakob Hoydis (Nvidia, France)

Coded Random Access for 6G: Intra-Frame Spatial Coupling with ACKs

Lorenzo ValentiniAlberto FaediMarco Chiani and Enrico Paolini (University of Bologna, Italy)

LiDAR Aided Human Blockage Prediction for 6G

Dileepa Madhubhashana MarasingheNandana Rajatheva and Matti Latva-aho (University of Oulu, Finland)

SeqNet: Data-Driven PAPR Reduction via Sequence Classification

Hyeondeok Jang (Samsung Electronics); Seowoo Jang (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South), Korea (South)); Yosub Park and Jungsoo Jung (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South)); Juho Lee (Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd, Korea (South)); Sunghyun Choi (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South))