Workshops - 2009 - Beijing

 
A two-and-a-half day workshop was held at Tsinghua University, Beijing, from the 4th to the 6th of Aug. 2009, with approximately 70 attendees. The workshop brought all the project consortium members together to present their research strengths in Wireless Communications and discuss future challenges and collaboration topics in 4G and beyond 4G (B4G).
 
Prof. Yonghua Song (Assistant President of Tsinghua University), Mr Jijun Xing (Director of Europe, Department of International Collaboration, Ministry of Science and Technology), Mr Chris Godwin (Director of Research Councils UK (RCUK) China Office), and Mr Alastair Morgan (Commercial Counselor and Director of UKTI for China) all delivered welcome speeches to kick off the Beijing Workshop on 4 Aug. Dr Walter Tuttlebee from the Virtual Centre of Excellence in Mobile & Personal Communications (Mobile VCE), Prof. Joe McGeehan from the University of Bristol, Dr Shujun Dang from Huawei, and Prof. Ping Zhang from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) were invited to give keynote speeches introducing the latest development of Wireless Communications from academic and industrial perspectives in both the UK and China.  
 
  

Workshop Programme

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tuesday 04/08
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8:00-8:30
Registration
8:30-9:40
 
Chair: Prof. Zhisheng Niu
Welcome speeches:
1)    Prof. Yonghua Song, Assistant President, THU
2)    Mr Jijun Xing,  Director of Europe, Department of International Collaboration, MOST
3)    Mr Chris Godwin, Director, RCUK China
4)    Mr Alastair Morgan, Commercial Counselor and Director of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) for China
9:40-10:10
Overview of the project (Dr Cheng-Xiang Wang, PI of the Project and Lecturer at Heriot-Watt University)
             10:10-10:50
Coffee/tea break; posters
10:50-11:40
Chair: Prof. Zhisheng Niu
Keynote speech (Dr Walter Tuttlebee, CEO, Mobile VCE)
11:40-12:30
Chair: Prof. Zhisheng Niu
Keynote speech: Future Trend of the Wireless Communication Development (Dr Shujun Dang, Chief Research Engineer, Huawei Wireless)
             12:30-13:30
Lunch
13:30-15:10
 
Chair:
Prof. Dongfeng Yuan
5 Technical Presentations:
             15:10-15:50
Coffee/tea break; posters
15:50-17:30
 
Chair:
Prof. Lajos Hanzo
5 Technical Presentations:
18:00-21:00
Banquet, Quanjude, Tsinghua Science Park,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wednesday 05/08
8:30-9:20
Chair: Prof. Zhigang Cao
Keynote speech: Cognitive Radio Networks (Prof. Ping ZHANG, Director of WTI Institute, BUPT)
9:20-10:10
Chair: Prof. Zhigang Cao
Keynote speech: Collaboration and Technology Transfer Between Academia and Industry: Some Case Studies (Prof. Joe McGeehan, Director of CCR, University of Bristol; Managing Director of Toshiba’s Telecommunications Research Laboratory)
             10:10-10:50
Coffee/tea break; posters
10:50-12:30
 
Chair: Dr Xuanye Gu
5 Technical Presentations:
2) China Mobile
3) Huawei
4) BT
5) Turner
             12:30-13:30
Lunch
13:30-15:10
 
Chair: Prof. Alister Burr
5 Technical Presentations:
5) University of York [1, 2]
             15:10-15:30
Coffee/tea break; posters
15:30-16:30
Chair:
Prof. Nan LIU
3 Technical Presentations:
1) ZTE
16:30-18:00
Visit Tsinghua Univ. Labs
18:30-20:30
Dinner, Ziguang (Unisplendour International Center), Building 10, No.1, Esat Road of Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing100084
 
 
Thursday
06/08
 
 
 
 
 
8:30-10:10
 
Chair:
Prof. Zhili Sun
5 Technical Presentations:
1) Jushri
2) CATR
3) National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
4) Swanmesh
5) ixAssociates Limited
             10:10-11:00
Coffee/tea break; posters;
Project Management Committee (PMC) meeting  
11:00-12:30
Discussions on collaborations;
Discussions on further funding opportunities;
Discussion on future work packages;
PMC Q&A;  
Wrap up
 
12:30-13:30
Lunch

More information

  • Attendee list [pdf]

 

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