When: Thursday, 07 February 2019, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: The Maker Lab, 4463 ME (Mackenzie Building), Carleton University
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Cost: Free. Lunch will be provided; courtesy of IEEE Young Professionals

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Schedule:

Arrival: 10:00-10:15 am
Morning Session: 10:15 am – 12:00 noon
Session Chair: Dr. Sahar Aghajanzadeh

* Connected and Autonomous Aerial Networks in 2030s
Dr. Halim Yanikomeroglu, Professor / Carleton

* Adaptive Routing in Flying Ad Hoc Networks
Dr. Burak Kantarci, Professor / uOttawa

* Cellular-Connected UAV in Integrated Aerial and Terrestrial Networks
Nesrine Cherif, PhD candidate / uOttawa & Carleton

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Lunch: 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm
The Caf — Carleton University, Residence Commons, 3rd floor

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Afternoon Session 1: 1:30 – 2:45 pm
Session Chair: Dr. Jalal Khamse-Ashari

* Integrated Terrestrial-Nonterrestrial Wireless Access in Beyond-5G Networks
Mohamed Alzenad, PhD candidate / Carleton

* Space-Air-Ground Networks: Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. Wael Jaafar, NSERC PDF / Carleton

* FSO (Free-Space Optical) Communications Opportunities in Aerial Networks
Dr. Sahar Aghajanzadeh, Research Associate / Carleton

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Coffee Break: 2:45 – 3:15 pm

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Afternoon Session 2: 3:15 – 4:30 pm
Session Chair: Dr. Wael Jaafar

* Aerial Coverage in Cellular Networks
Dr. Jordan Melzer, Senior Engineer, Technology Strategy / TELUS

* Beamforming Techniques in Aerial Networks
Hossein Vaezy, Visiting Researcher / Carleton & PhD candidate IUT, Iran

* A Look into 3GPP Release-16 from the Perspective of Aerial Networks
Irem Bor-Yaliniz, PhD candidate / Carleton & Network Design Engineer / Huawei Canada Research Centre

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