Welcome to our webinar dedicated to the latest technological advances and innovations in the field of telecommunications. Join us as renowned experts and researchers share their insights on topics such as machine connectivity in remote areas, 5G vehicle winter testing for smart traffic and road weather services, access to remote areas using windmill towers, sensor capabilities in 6G and the ongoing Hexa-X- II project to explore the future of 6G.

When: 11 September, 2023
Swedish time: 13.00 - 14.30 (CET)
Finnish time: 14.00 - 15.30

Where: Zoom
Language: English

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13:00 - 13:15 Machine connectivity in remote areas: Direct-to-satellite communications
Speaker: Muhammad Asad Ullah, Ph.D. Student, University of Oulu
Discover how cutting-edge technology enables seamless connectivity for machine-like devices in remote areas through direct-to-satellite communication.

13:15 - 13:30 5G Vehicle winter testing track for intelligent traffic and weather services
Speaker: Timo Sukuvaara, Senior Research Scientist, Ph.D., Finnish Meteorological Institute
Explore the innovative use of 5G technology in the development of intelligent traffic and road weather services through vehicle winter testing tracks.

13:30 - 13:45 Improve access to remote areas: Windmill towers as antenna mounts
Speakers: Harri Saarnisaari, Lecturer and University Researcher, University of Oulu
Johanna Vartiainen, Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer, University of Oulu

Learn more about the novel approach of using windmill towers as antenna holders to improve access to remote areas and connectivity.

13:45 - 14:00 Sensing in 6G: Pushing the boundaries of signal processing
Speaker: Jaap van de Beek, Professor of Signal Processing, Luleå University of Technology
Explore the world of 6G technology and its advanced sensing capabilities that are changing the industry with their transformative potential.

14:00 - 14:10 Short break

14:10 - 14:25 Hexa-X- II: Exploring the future of 6G with the European flagship project
Speaker: Mårten Ericsson, Head of Architectural Work Hexa-X, Ericsson Research
Get insights into the exciting project Hexa-X- II, which is paving the way for the future of 6G and its potential impact on telecommunications and society.

14:30 End of the webinar

The event is arranged by the projects:
Arctic 6GWireless Innovation Arena VISA/5G 5G Edge Innovations for MiningGreen Transition NorthAMBITIOUSDIT4BEARs
This event is co-funded by the European Regional Development fund and Interreg Aurora.