The Future of Wireless Technology
14-11-2019 :: Leuven

Organizer: imec

Join imec for a line-up of presentations and demos on the most popular topics that they covered in their Wireless Community so far, including standards for wireless communication, technologies for (in-door) positioning, batteryless IoT connectivity, and many more.

There will be ample time for your questions. Let’s have a visionary debate on how wireless will change our world in 2035!


12:30 Registration & Sandwich lunch - Free demo visit

  • Introduction
    Kris Hermus, Coordinator Wireless Community & Innovation Program Manager, imec

  • Beyond 5G: wireless communication in 2035
    Michael Peeters, Program Director Connectivity, imec          
  • Wireless technology and Artificial Intelligence
    Steven Latre, Professor, imec-IDLab-UAntwerp
         Coffee break and (guided) demo visit
  • The Future of high-resolution in-door positioning
    Eli De Poorter (TBC), Professor, imec-IDLab-UGent
    Jac Romme, Senior Researcher, imec-NL @ Holst Centre

  • Future standards for wireless communication
    Andre Bourdoux, Principal member of technical staff, imec
    Jeroen Famaey, Professor, imec-IDLab-UAntwerp
    Jeroen Hoebeke, Professor, imec-IDLab-UGent
  •  Plenary discussion / Panel debate
17:30 Walking dinner & free demo visit
19:00 End of the workshop 

Check the Wireless Community website for a detailed programme with abstracts.

Practical details

Date: Thursday 14 November, 12h30-19h00
Venue: imec 1 Auditorium
           Kapeldreef 75
           3001 Heverlee


•     All employees of Wireless Community members: free of charge
•     Other: 80 EUR (excl VAT) until November 7
      100 EUR (excl. VAT) from November 8
•     Registration is mandatory. Seats will be limited. We strongly encourage our members to register as early as possible. 
Please confirm your attendance by completing the online registration form.



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