May, 25

T-51 International Session Part 1 Growing Expectations for Low-power Wide Area Network
10:10 - 10:15
Opening Address
YRP研究開発推進協会 副会長 / YRP国際連携研究所 所長 大森 慎吾

Shingo Ohmori Vice President of YRP R&D Promotion Committee / President of YRP International Allance Institute
10:15 - 10:30
Emerging LPWA as a core of IoT: Overview and Perspective
大学院融合科学研究科 教授
阪田 史郎

Shiro Sakata
Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science/Professor
Chiba University



LoRa, SIGFOXなどの独自仕様のLPWAと、そのLTE版に対応するNB-IoTのサービスが海外中心にサービスがされている。これらはIoT/M2Mの中核である広域センサネットワークとして、多様なサービスをする。本講演では、急速に進展するこれらの技術の概要、展開動向、将来展望を述べる。

Non-cellular LPWA represented by LoRa and SIGFOX, and cellular LPWA such as NB-IoT and LTE-M have been rapidly emerging as wide area sensor networks enabling a wide variety of IoT/M2M applications. My presentation gives an overview and perspective of these networks including latest technology, service deployment trends and future perspective.
Short C.V.

Shiro SAKATA joined Central Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation in 1974. He was engaged in research on Internet, multimedia communications, mobile communications, and ubiquitous networking. He received a Ph.D. in electronic and communication engineering from Waseda University in 1991. He served as the Director of Internet System Research Laboratories from 1996 to 1999, and the Director of Central Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation from 1999 to 2004. He joined Chiba University, Japan in 2004 and is currently a Professor at the Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science. His current research covers Quality of Service (QoS) control, reliability, energy efficiency in Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications including wireless sensor networks, wireless Personal Area Network (PAN) s/Local Area Network (LAN) s, next generation cellular networks, smart grid, ad hoc/mesh networks, and home networks. Dr. Sakata received IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan) Research Contribution Award in 2017. He is an IEICE (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) Fellow for his pioneering research contribution to ubiquitous network technologies, and an IPSJ Fellow for his pioneering research contribution to multimedia and mobile communication technologies. He is a senior member of IEEE.

10:30 - 10:45
Interoperable Wireless Communications for IOT
Phil Beecher
Wi-SUN Alliance

Phil Beecher


This presentation provides an overview of Wi-SUN Alliance profiles for interoperable standards based wireless communications for IoT applications. Wi-SUN profiles support both large scale outdoor IoT applications as well as Home Area Networking
Short C.V.

Phil Beecher is the chairman of the Wi-SUN Alliance, an industry organization which promotes standards-based interoperable wireless communications products for Smart Utility Networks, Smart City and Internet of Things applications and implements a rigorous testing and certification program to achieve its aims. Phil has extensive experience in wireless communications protocols, standards and testing. He was chairman of IEEE 802.15 TG4g, TG4u and TG4v ( wireless standards for Smart Utility Networks for use globally, vice chairman of IEEE 802.15 TG4m (TV Whitespace), vice chairman of the WiFi Alliance Smart Grid Task Group, Chairman of OpenSG Edge Conformity Task Group, Contributing Editor to IEEE802.15.4-2006 and has held positions in the US Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) Test and Certification Committee, Telecom Industry Association and Bluetooth SIG. He has been an active contributor in the development of communications standards and the specification of test plans for a number of Smart Utility Network standards, including Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Home Energy Management Systems. He is a graduate of the University of Sussex with a degree in Electronic Engineering and holds patents in communications and networking technology.

10:45 - 11:00
Orange confirms to go with LoRa for IoT
Jean Michel Serre
Orange Japan Co., Ltd.

Jean Michel Serre


A part of its Essentials2020 strategy, the Internet of Things (IoT) is focus area for Orange, which plans to generate 600 million euros in revenue by 2018. After nearly a decade of experience as an operator in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications with its 2G/3G/4G networks, Orange is now broadening its connectivity offer and preparing for the future of the IoT. With this network based on LoRa technology, it is especially useful for connecting sensors in Smart Cities. Orange is also continuing the work on the standardisation of future cell networks (2G/4G) for the IoT, which will be operational in 2017 and for 5G by 2022.
Short C.V.

Jean-Michel Serre is President of Orange Japan. Until Feb. 2013, Jean-Michel Serre was the Orange Group Inspector General, reporting to Orange Group Chairman. He has been elected Chairman of French Trade Councilor in Japan in July 2015. Since he joined Orange , he hold different senior positions in operations ( Regional Director) and at headquarters (Group Quality Director , Director Sales & Customer Relations for France).He became in 2009 Group Mediator and Group General Inspector. He has a PhD of atomic physics ( Paris Orsay and CERN Geneva ) after studies at Ecole Normale Supérieure and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications

11:00 - 11:15
Make things come alive
Michael Lee
Ecosystem/ Director, Global Ecosystem Partner, Asia

Michael Lee


From day one, the Sigfox network has been designed for the “mass IoT” market, defined by simple use cases requiring low data exchanges and enabling years-to-decades of battery life for connected devices.

Global scalability, cost and energy consumption have been the three greatest barriers to IoT mass adoption. Sigfox entered the global IoT market to break down these barriers. Rather than using existing technologies, Sigfox has taken a unique approach as Ultra-Narrow Band. The company is rolling out the first global IoT network to listen to billions of objects broadcasting data, without the need to establish and maintain network connections. This game-changing shift, that drastically reduce energy consumption and costs, will fuel the IoT mass market deployment.

Sigfox is also complementary to other wireless technology like Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS and classical cellular 2G/3G/4G etc. By combining other connectivity solutions with Sigfox, business cases and user experience can be drastically improved.
Short C.V.

Michael Lee serves as Director, Global Ecosystem Partners, APAC in Sigfox. With two decades in the communication industry, Lee has extensive experience in demand creation, implementation, and management of Asia market strategies for cellular semiconductors and system solutions. Serving as director of global ecosystem partners APAC, Lee's goal is to establish the full ecosystem partnership from semiconductors, modules, devices, to cloud platform integration for Sigfox in this region. Prior to joining Sigfox, Lee served as director of mobile communication APAC for Nvidia, focusing on 4G solution design-ins at handset, tablet and M2M module segments. Prior to that, he was senior director of APAC Sales with Icera, responsible of sales, business development and technical support activities in Asia Pac for HSPA/HSPA+/LTE SDR solutions in mobile broadband application. Before joining Icera in 2008, Lee carried different sales & marketing roles in TriQuint, Skyworks and BenQ.

11:15 - 11:30
NB-IoT: Ready for Global commercial Launch Now
Wu Liangping
Vice President of cellular IoT product line
Huawei Technology Co. Ltd,

Wu Liangping


2017 is the first commercial year for NB-IoT, and Huawei is leading the industry chain and working with global partners. The NB-IoT 3GPP standard was finalized in June 2016, and Huawei NB-IoT chipset/module are ready for commercial shipment globally. More than 40 applications have been developed and tested in our global NB-IoT labs, and the NB-IoT forum was established in Feb. 2016 under GSMA's organization with more than 50 members. In this year 30+ operators will commercially deploy NB-IoT networks in 20+ countries.
Short C.V.

Wu Liangping is currently the vice president of cellular IoT product line in Huawei Technology Co. Ltd, responsible for cellular IOT chip&module product development to sales. He has a full range of 16 years working experience in telecom field including R&D on GSM/UMTS/LTE for 10 years and Marketing on fixed network 6 years. During the past two years, as a core member, He successfully push NB-IoT technology to be standardized by 3GPP and created NB-IOT Open Lab which attracted leading operators and industry players’ momentum and engagement

11:50 - 12:40
Panel Discussion
パネリスト:Jean-Michel Serre, Michael Lee, Phil Beecher, Wu Liangping

Chair: Shingo Ohmori, Moderator: Shiro Sakata,
Panelists: Jean-Michel Serre, Michael Lee, Phil Beecher, Wu Liangping



It is an open panel discussion including deeply cutting questions from engineers'/users' point of view about the technology and future applications/services of LPWA gathering the attention of the world.

May, 25

T-57 International Session Part 2 Presentations by invited speakers and foreign exhibitors
15:00 - 15:30
Security in 5G: the devil is in the details
Co-founder and lead scientific advisor

Sylvain GUILLEY<br />


Security is one mandatory feature of 5G, one needs to consider with great care. Actually, security is needed for various reasons in each vertical: availability for industry 4.0, privacy for end-user data exchange, safety for connected vehicles, confidentiality for business applications, etc. End-to-end security will, of course, require "secure by design" architecture, information security management systems, and third party validation with certification schemes. However, good design and good practices might not be enough. In this talk, I'll report on cutting-edge research carried out at Secure-IC, where we show how to bypass carelessly implemented security mechanisms. One prominent example is the risk of so-called micro-architectural attacks. Those allow to exploit side-effects of computations to recover secret data from (apparently) secure threads. For instance, the analysis of cache hit / cache miss patterns in a processor makes it possible to recover long term and ephemeral asymmetrical cryptographic keys and also to bypass some software-level protections against cyber-attacks. I'll show that those attacks can target both the terminal (despite TEE-kind of protections) and the core network (despite ASLR-kind of protections). To conclude, I'll suggest some coding patterns to mitigate such sneak attacks.
15:30 - 16:00
Meeting the challenges of 5G wireless with Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)
Monty Barlow
Wireless and Digital Services Director
Cambridge Consultants Ltd



Recent advances in machine learning suggest that building truly intelligent systems and services will soon be possible. However today, most A.I. systems which require predictable performance and reliability still rely on much older, rule-based technology.

This talk looks at the changing landscape of A.I and the impact of rapid changes in the field of machine learning. We look at the opportunities to apply A.I. to fifth generation (5G) wireless networks to improve network resilience and capacity. We look at some particular challenges wireless systems present to A.I., and the novel approaches Cambridge Consultants is taking to develop robust, deployable systems.
Short C.V.

Monty is a Technology Director with over 20 years of experience at Cambridge Consultants.
He specialises in problems which require high performance computation and algorithms to solve, in diverse domains such as telecommunications, security, transport and healthcare.
He previously developed our digital signal processing capability, and since 2013 has focused on how to apply machine learning to industrial problems.

16:00 - 16:30
Single chip solutions for LTE CATM1 and NB-IoT
Niall Keegan
Director, Business Development, Japan
Sequans Communications

Niall Keegan


Sequans "Monarch" is a single-chip LTE Cat M1/NB1 solution ideal for adding Cat M1 and/or NB1 LTE connectivity to narrowband, low data rate M2M and IoT devices, including utility meters, industrial sensors, health and fitness bands, asset trackers, and numerous other devices for smart home, smart city, and wearable applications.
In this presentation Sequans will discuss the unique features of Monarch and how customers world-wide are using Monarch to efficiently connect their products to the Internet of Things.
Short C.V.

Niall Keegan has been developing business in Japan for technology and semiconductor companies for more than 20 years. At Sequans, he is responsible for working with operators and major customers in Japan to understand the market needs and deliver the semiconductor solution with best possible features, performance & price.

16:30 - 16:50
CEA-LETI solutions for 5G and Beyond
Antonio De Domenico
Research Engineer, Security, Smart Devices and Telecommunication Department

Dr. Antonio De Domenico


5G will face severe backhaul, fronthaul and complexity bottlenecks in its real operational functioning due to extensive network densification, the growing uplink capacity demand and the explosion in number of connected devices. Therefore, it will be mandatory to bring connectivity, computation and storage support at the edge of the network to limit service delay and both devices and network energy consumption. This is why CEA LETI is developping innovativive solutions on 5G and Beyond. This talk present our view ono 5G and what lies beyond and presents ‘LETI inside’ solutions.
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Dr. Antonio De Domenico (male) received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunication engineering in 2008 and 2012 from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and the University of Grenoble, respectively. Since 2009, he has worked with the CEA-LETI - MINATEC, Grenoble, France, as a research engineer.
Currently, his research topics are cloud-enabled heterogeneous wireless networks, millimeter-wave-based communications, machine learning, and green communications. He has published 40+ scientific papers in international journals and conference proceedings, 2 book chapters, and he is the main inventor or co-inventor of eleven patents. His published work accumulates over 1000 citations. Antonio has participated in the organization of major IEEE conferences such as PIRMC, Globecom, or CSCN.

16:50 - 17:10
Imec's solutions for the future: white-box IP for 5G, mm-wave, ultra-low-power wireless and IoT
Consultant for imec.IC-link at D-VECS

ヴァンエーステル ディレク


With the increased use of wireless real-time video and with the outlook of massive machine-to-machine communications in the IoT environment, the standards and the requirements of wireless technology have been changing. On one hand, the IoT environment requires ultra-low-power solutions in order to achieve a battery life of 10 years; on the other hand, the move to higher bandwidths triggered a move towards millimeter wave frequencies. Both of these evolutions are a major challenge for developers. Imec has shown vision in this development and its innovative R&D efforts have resulted in white-box IP that is available for developers, significantly reducing the risk and time-to-market in following the new wireless direction.
Short C.V.

With the increased use of wireless real-time video and with the outlook of massive machine-to-machine communications in the IoT environment, the standards and the requirements of wireless technology have been changing. On one hand, the IoT environment requires ultra-low-power solutions in order to achieve a battery life of 10 years; on the other hand, the move to higher bandwidths triggered a move towards millimeter wave frequencies. Both of these evolutions are a major challenge for developers. Imec has shown vision in this development and its innovative R&D efforts have resulted in white-box IP that is available for developers, significantly reducing the risk and time-to-market in following the new wireless direction.

May, 25

T-58 Media Partners Session
17:20 - 18:00
RF Front End modules & components for cellphones : market and technology trends
Claire Troadec
Activity Leader | RF Devices and Technologies
Yole Développement


Deployment and access to the 3G/4G network has accelerated the smartphone trend. It allows consumption of more messaging, music, photo, movie streaming and video chatting. High quality video download and upload is definitely driving needs for enhanced bandwidth and peak data rates.
This continual growth of mobile data has led to a need to use more of the radio spectrum. In mobile communication, this resource becomes scarce as the number of users and technologies explodes.
In order to face this overflowing demand, handsets have to meet complex requirements such as :
•Multi-band for regional and global roaming
•Multi-mode to support multiple cellular modes including 2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi/Bluetooth (BT), Near Field Communications (NFC) and Global Positioning System (GPS)
•Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) to allow higher data rates and higher effective range
•Smart antenna techniques such as beamforming or diversity to enhance the performance of a single data signal
•CA to support broader bandwidths, which improves broadband experience, offering higher peak data rates, higher overall network capacity and lower latency.
In our talk, we will focus on the RF Front End module and components for cellphones. We will describe how 4G+ or early 5G will impact this market. Finally we will highlight the expected technology evolutions from an architecture point of view down to a semiconductor technology perspective.
Short C.V.

Claire Troadec is leading the RF activity at Yole Développement. She has been a member of the MEMS manufacturing team from 2013. She graduated from INSA Rennes in France with an engineering degree in microelectronics and material sciences. She then joined NXP Semiconductors, and worked for 7 years as a CMOS process integration engineer at the IMEC R&D facility. During this time, she oversaw the isolation and performance boost of CMOS technology node devices from 90 nm down to 45 nm. She has authored or co-authored seven US patents and nine international publications in the semiconductor field and before joining Yole Développement managed her own distribution company.

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