November 15 - 16, 2018
Riga, Latvia
Thursday, November 15
08:00-09:00 (entrance hall)
Opening ceremony
09:00-09:30 (room K1-115)
Keynote talk
09:30-10:00 (room K1-115)
High-speed integrated circuits for next-generation optical transceivers
IDLab, an imec research group at Ghent University Prof. Johan Bauwelinck
Keynote talk
10:00-10:30 (room K1-115)
Reliability and Localization in Sensor Nets and Internet of Things
Fachhochschule Lubeck, University of Applied Sciences Prof. Horst Hellbrück
Coffee break
10:30-11:00 (hall on 1st floor)
A1: Optical fibers and photonics
11:00-12:30 (room 201)
Chairs: Andis Supe, Jurgis Porins
B1: Wireless PHY techniques
11:30-12:30 (room 212)
Chairs: Anna Litvinenko, Ilmars Slaidins
Lunch break
12:30-13:30 (place of your choice)
Invited talk
13:30-14:00 (room 201)
Machine learning assisted optical communication systems and sub-systems
DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark Darko Zibar
Coffee break
14:00-14:30 (hall on 1st floor)
A2: Optical networking
14:30-16:00 (room 201)
Chairs: Vjaceslavs Bobrovs, Sandis Spolitis
B2: Wireless networking
14:30-16:00 (room 212)
Chairs: Ernests Petersons, Guntars Balodis
Coffee break
16:00-16:30 (hall on 1st floor)
Invited talk
16:30-17:00 (room 201)
Single Lane 200 Gbps Transmitter for IM/DD Links
Kista High-speed Transmission Lab, RISE Dr. Oskars Ozolins
A3: Channel coding
17:00-18:00 (room 201)
Chairs: Guntars Balodis, Elans Grabs
B3: Wireless MIMO
17:00-18:00 (room 212)
Chairs: Anna Litvinenko, Ilmars Slaidins
Conference Dinner
18:30-22:00 (room 120)
Friday, November 16
Invited talk
09:00-09:30 (room 201)
Towards integrated transmitters for short-reach optical links in the C-band
FOTON Institute (Univ. Rennes, CNRS) Prof. Christophe Peucheret
Invited talk
09:30-10:00 (room 201)
Spectrum Engineering towards 5G: Helping to ensure efficient and interference-free wireless communications
Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal Dr. Rogério Dionísio
Coffee break
10:00-10:30 (hall on 1st floor)
A4: Signal processing
10:30-12:30 (room 201)
Chairs: Modris Greitans, Andis Supe
B4: Routing, network and traffic management
10:30-12:30 (room 212)
Chairs: Ernests Petersons, Elans Grabs
Coffee break
12:30-13:00 (hall on 1st floor)
Invited talk
13:00-13:30 (room 201)
Digital vs. Analog Radio-over-Fiber Fronthaul: a TCO Comparison
NETLAB – Networking and Transmission Laboratory (NETLAB), RISE Dr. Aleksejs Udalcovs
A5: Sensor networks and positioning
13:30-15:30 (room 201)
Chairs: Modris Greitans, Nikolajs Bogdanovs
B5: Cognitive radio and D2D
13:30-15:30 (room 212)
Chairs: Anna Litvinenko, Ilmars Slaidins
Closing and Farewell
14:30-15:00 (room 201)
Coffee break
15:30-16:00 (hall on 1st floor)
Best paper award
16:00-16:30 (room 201)