IEEE 5G Learning Series - Bangalore 2nd Edition

IEEE Learning Series boxIEEE 5G Learning Series- Bangalore Edition
29th - 30th June 2018 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM IST
Hotel Mac Sterlings, Old Airport Road, Bangalore, India





Day-1 (June 29,2018)




Speaker(s) Details

8.00 AM-9.00 AM



9.00AM -9.20 AM


Chief Guest: Mr. N Sivasailam, Special Secretary (T), DoT, (TBC)

Guest of Honor: Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director, IITK

9:20 AM-10:00 AM

Keynote-1: Frugal 5G and Rural Broadband

Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director, IITK

10.00 AM-10.30 AM

Keynote-2: 5G India 2020 Forum

Mr Rajesh Pathak, DDG(IC),DoT, Govt. of India

10.30 AM-11.00 AM

Tea/Coffee/ Networking

11.00 AM -11.30AM

5G Specifications, Current State of Art and mmWave Technology Challenges for 5G

Dr. Navin Kumar,

AVV, Bangalore

11.30 PM -12.00 PM

5G Radio Standardization and New Business Opportunities

Dr. Vonosh James,  Qualcomm Inc.

12.00 PM -1.00 PM

Panel Discussion on “5G Technology and Role of India”

Ms. Pamela Kumar (Moderator), TSDSI,  

1.00 PM -2.00 PM

Networking Lunch

2.00PM-2.30 PM

IPR Landscape in 5G

Dr Y VS Laxmi, C-DoT

2.30 PM-3.10PM

5G Test Bed

Sudheer Singh, Keysight

3.10 PM-3.40PM

Tea/Coffee/ Networking

3.40PM-4.15 PM

Last Mile Network Slicing Protocol for 5G Network

Prof. Debabrata Das, IIITB

4.15 PM-5.00 PM

5G Applications and use cases

Mr. Ravikiran A, IEEE 5G Initiative


DAY -2 (June 30, 2018)



Sub 6GHz, LTE Pro (Rel- 13 and beyond)

Dr Aloknath De, Samsung

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Introduction to IEEE 5G Initiatives in India

Mr. Puneet Mishra, and Mr. Ravikiran A, IEEE 5G Initiative

10.30 AM-11.00 AM


11.00 AM -11.30 AM

5G New Radio (NR)

Mr Neeraj Nanavathi, Radio Product Manager (India and MEA), Nokia

11.30 AM-12.00 PM

Cloud Radio Access Network (RAN) for Real Time Network Analytics Towards Automatic Network Architecture

Subhas Mondal,

Chief Architect-M&T SBU, DMTS-Wipro


Spatial Modulation for Wireless Systems

Prof. K V S Hari, IISc


Use Case: IISc-5G Test Bed

Prof. Chandramurthy & Prof. K J Vinoy, IISc (TBC)

01.00 PM - 02.00 PM

Networking Lunch  

2.00 PM -2.30 PM

5G Fronthaul and Backhaul, Current trends & Challenges

Mr Vinesh Varghese,


2.30PM-3.00 PM

5G Converged Core-Single Packet core for Licensed, Unlicensed and IoT Services

Mr Subodh Gajare

Senior Architect (Advanced Services) CISCO

3.00 PM-3.30 PM


3.30 PM-4.00 PM

5G Network Security

Dr. Ashutosh Dutta, John Hopkin University, USA.

4.00 PM - 4.30 PM

5G Antennas

Mr. Puneet Mishra, ISRO


End of the Workshop



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Ashutosh Dutta is currently Lead Member of Technical Staff at AT&T’s Chief Security Office in Middletown, New Jersey. His more than 25 years of career includes Director of Technology Security at AT&T, CTO of Wireless at a Cybersecurity company NIKSUN, Senior Scientist in Telcordia Research, Director of Central Research Facility at Columbia University, adjunct faculty at NJIT, and Computer Engineer with TATA Motors. He has more than 80 conference and journal publications, three book chapters, and 30 issued patents. Ashutosh is co-author of the book, titled, “Mobility Protocols and Handover Optimization: Design, Evaluation and Application,” published by IEEE and John & Wiley. Ashutosh served as the chair for IEEE Princeton / Central Jersey Section, Industry Relation Chair for Region 1 and MGA, Pre-University Coordinator for IEEE MGA. As the vice chair of Education Society Chapter of PCJS, he co-founded the IEEE STEM conference (ISEC) in 2011 and helped to implement EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) in the high schools within PCJS. Ashutosh currently serves as the director of Industry Outreach for IEEE Communications Society Board of Governors and is the co-lead for IEEE 5G initiative. He was recipient of the prestigious 2009 IEEE MGA Leadership award and 2010 IEEE-USA professional leadership award. Ashutosh obtained his BS in Electrical Engineering from NIT Rourkela, India, MS in Computer Science from NJIT, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, New York. Ashutosh is a senior member of IEEE and ACM.


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Ravikiran Annaswamy is Founder and CEO of Innohabit Technologies. He is working on various innovations enabling proximity marketing in real world. He works with young entrepreneurs helping them to get started and achieve market success with focus on impact innovations. He works closely with global programs like Founders Institute (Fi.Co) and Unreasonable Institute as Mentor and Coach for early stage startups. He is on the global team of IEEE 5G Technology Standardization and is responsible for strategy on Taptic Internet, IOT, AR, VR Applications. He has over 22 years of business experience as Entrepreneur and as Business Leader at Nokia Siemens Networks and Siemens AG. He was Business Head for Indian market, led Global Product Management and was General Manager for Asia Pacific Solutions. He championed Intrapreneurship by working as Innovation head for Bangalore site of Nokia Siemens Networks.

He has vast experience of launching successful technology solutions for global markets, mainly in the area of Analytics and Marketing automation, Online
Billing and Charging, Innovative 3G/4G applications, Multimedia and Security Solutions. He is an engaged Professional volunteer, was the Chairman for IEEE Bangalore
section (2014-2015) and Industry Relations for IEEE - Asia Pacific (2014-15). He is currently the Secretary for IEEE R10 and Newsletter Editor for IEEE TEMS.
He is a thought leader and speaker at various prestigious international business conferences. He has done his MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and has graduated from UVCE Bangalore. He has been recognized for his work by several awards: Siemens Director’s award for Innovation, Customer management and Project Execution, IEEE Bangalore - Best volunteer award, Runner up at AIMA’s National Contest for Young Managers and Asia finalist at Global Social Venture Competition
conducted by Berkley Haas school of business.