IoT Vertical and Topical Summit at RWW2022
10–15 January 2022 // Las Vegas, Nevada, USA


The program will be conducted in two-hour virtual online live sessions, weekdays from 11am-1pm EST, Monday January 10th – Friday January 14th, 2022.

On Saturday January 15th, 2022, there will be two two-hour sessions 11am-1pm EST, and 1pm-3pm EST, held face to face at Caesar’s Palace, in Las Vegas, Nevada USA, and virtually live online from remote locations.


Session 1

January 10th, 2022
11:00-13:00 EST


Chairs: Jasmin Grosinger and Charlie Jackson

  1. Presenter: Adam Drobot, Chairman, OpenTechWorks Inc., Wayne, PA USA

Talk Title: IoT, Electro-Magnetic Sensor Systems, and Sustainability

  1. Presenter: Eric Wang, Ericsson Research, Santa Clara, CA USA

Talk Title: Cellular Internet of Things for Industrial Automation, Wearables, and Smart Cities

  1. Presenter: Jens Kirchner, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

Talk Title: IoT for Healthcare: Trade-Offs Between Diagnosis and Usability

  • Moderated Panel Discussion

Session 2

January 11th, 2022
11:00-13:00 EST


Chairs: Jasmin Grosinger and Adam Drobot

  1. Presenter: Hao Wang, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA USA

Talk Title: Integrated Millimeter-Wave Frequency Synthesizer based on Low-Power and Low-Noise Sub-Sampling Phase-Locked Loop

  1. Presenter: Valentina Palazzi, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Talk Title: How to Make IoT Sensors Sustainable?

  1. Presenter: Sangkil Kim, Pusan University, Busan, Republic of Korea

Talk Title: Machine Learning Approach for RFID-based Backscattering and Indoor Direction Finding Antenna System

  • Moderated Panel Discussion

Session 3

January 12th, 2022
11:00-13:00 EST


Chairs: Jasmin Grosinger and Charlie Jackson

  1. Presenter: Frank Schirrmeister, Cadence, San Jose, CA USA

Talk Title: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for the Era of Hyper-connected IoT Devices

  1. Presenter: Naoki Shinohara, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Talk Title: Roadmap to a New World with Electricity like Air

  1. Presenter: Nuno Borges Carvalho, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Talk Title: SWIPT – Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transmission

  • Moderated Panel Discussion

Session 4

January 13th, 2022
11:00-13:00 EST


Chairs: Charlie Jackson and Adam Drobot

  1. Presenter: Sam Fuller, Flex Logix Technologies, Mountain View, CA USA

Talk Title: Machine Learning Inference Architectures: understanding the unique processing needs of AI
Inference Systems

  1. Presenter: Klaus Schilling, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Talk Title: Perspectives in S5: Small, Smart, Self-organizing, Satellite Systems for IoT

  1. Presenter: Gregory Durgin, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA USA

Talk Title: Space-Based Wireless Ambient Power for IoT Devices in Urban Areas

  • Moderated Panel Discussion

Session 5

January 14th, 2022
11:00-13:00 EST


Chairs: Charlie Jackson and Adam Drobot

  1. Presenter: Olga Saukh, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Talk Title: Mixed Signals at Large Scales: IoT Sensors for Air Quality Monitoring and Forecasting

  1. Presenter: Jeffrey Derby, Duke University and CALM Computing, Durham, NC USA

Talk Title: Energy Efficient Computing for Signal Processing in Communications, and for Processing in

  1. Presenter: Sérgio Ivan Lopes, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Talk Title: IoT and Digitalization as Key Technological Enablers for Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Moderated Panel Discussion

Session 6

January 15th, 2022
11:00-13:00 EST


Chairs: Charlie Jackson and Adam Drobot

  1. Presenter: Frank Zeppenfeldt, ESA Satellite Communications, Noordwijk, the Netherlands

Talk Title: Tiny Sensors talking to Geo-stationary Satellites

  1. Presenter: Rainer Matischek,
    Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Graz, Austria

Talk Title: Application Studies and Demonstrations: Towards Sustainable IoT and Wireless Sensor Systems

  1. Presenter: Dave Cavalcanti, Intel Research, Hillsboro, OR USA

Talk Title: Advances in Edge Computing and Networking for Distributed IoT Systems

  • Moderated Panel Discussion

Session 7

January 15th, 2022
13:00-15:00 EST


Chairs: Jasmin Grosinger, Charlie Jackson and Adam Drobot

  1. Presenter: Bahman Badipour, Federal Communications Commission, Washington DC USA

Talk Title: Spectrum for Sensors in the Age of Automation and IoT

  1. Presenter: Igor Alvarado, National Instruments, Austin, TX USA

Talk Title: Testing and Calibration of IoT devices for Maximum Energy Efficiency

  • Summit wrap up Discussion and Conclusion