What do you know about 5G?

  • Dates: 27th November 2020
  • Location: Webinars and online courses
  • Participants: Ana Garcia Armada (Project Coordinator), Máximo Morales Céspedes (ESR 3 Supervisor) and Manuel José López Morales (ESR 2)
  • Type of audience: General Public

Summary: Activity conducted in the European Researchers’ Night 2020 of UC3M. The Fifth Generation of mobile communications, 5G, is being deployed, however, there is some misinformation and possibly false expectations about what 5G is and can provide. This online activity begins with attendees sharing what they know about 5G, to highlight those doubts that are most frequent among them. Next, the researchers of the TeamUp5G project will provide information so that the attendees themselves can answer and jointly acquire a greater knowledge on the subject. The explanations will be accompanied by presentations and videos with demonstrations of the most important concepts. The activity ends with a discussion and sharing of all the participants about their experience and expectations about 5G. More information can be found here.

The mobile communications revolution: from WiFi to LiFi

  • Dates: 6th November 2020
  • Location: Virtual classroom (via collaborate platform)
  • Participants: Ana Garcia Armada (Project Coordinator) and Máximo Morales Céspedes (ESR 3 Supervisor)
  • Type of audience: High school and vocational training students

Summary: Activity conducted in the UC3M Science and Innovation Week 2020. Understand mobile communications in a practical way. Interactive talk based on videos interspersed with questions and participation of attendees about radio transmission and visible light.

Smart Cities Month: Interactive workshops on new technologies in the operation of cities

  • Dates: 25th September 2020
  • Location: Online presentations
  • Participants: Periklis Chatzimisios (Training Comitee Member)
  • Type of audience: Scientific Community, Industry, General public

Summary: The aim of the information series “Smart Cities” is to analyze the relationship between emerging technologies and the evolution of city functions, in order to highlight the areas in which thriving young entrepreneurship can develop in the Innovation Ecosystem of Thessaloniki. Professor Chatzimisios gave one presentation titled: “How Internet of Things and 5G could make Smart Cities a reality”. More information can be found here.

12th International Network Conference (INC2020)

  • Dates: 21th September 2020
  • Location: Online presentations
  • Participants: Periklis Chatzimisios (Training Comitee Member)
  • Type of audience: Scientific Community, Industry

Summary: This symposium, the twelfth in the series, brought together leading figures from academia and industry to present and discuss the latest advances in network technologies from research and commercial perspectives. Professor Chatzimisios gave the keynote speech titled: “Challenges and Emerging Applications for Internet of Things and 5G”. More information can be found here.

20th International Conference on Next Generation Wired/Wireless Advanced Networks and Systems (NEW2AN 2020)

  • Dates: 26th August 2020
  • Location: Online presentations
  • Participants: Periklis Chatzimisios (Training Comitee Member)
  • Type of audience: Scientific Community, Industry

Summary: The conference goal is in the identification, investigation and integration of new algorithms, approaches, architectures, methods and mechanisms to enable proper and efficient operation of a next-generation IP-based wireless network. Therefore, wireless networks and their interaction with wired networks shall be widely examined and addressed throughout the conference. Professor Chatzimisios gave the keynote speech titled: “Emerging Applications and Technologies for Internet of Things and 5G”. More information can be found here.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FROM A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE, Madrid, March 2020

  • Dates: 3rd March 2020
  • Location: Getafe, Madrid (UC3M Campus)
  • Participants: Ana Garcia Armada (Project Coordinator)
  • Type of audience: Scientific Community, Civil Society

Summary: Round table organized by the UC3M-Telefónica Chair in Women and Technology. A recorded video is available at: https://media.uc3m.es/video/5e5f5cdc8f42086f518b458c

AULA 2020 in Madrid (IFEMA), March 2020

  • Dates: 7th March 2020
  • Location: Madrid (IFEMA – Feria de Madrid)
  • Participants: Ana Garcia Armada (Project Coordinator) and Manuel José López Morales (ESR 2)
  • Type of audience: Secondary School Students

Summary: AULA (International Student and Educational Offer Hall) is a fair that helps students to effectively decide their educational and professional future. It combines a significant offering of educational and training centres, entities and service companies that respond to the training needs of students (from 14-15 years and above) who come to choose which centre to attend for training to get onto the job market. TeamUp5G researchers conducted a couple of demos based on demostrating the capabilities behind LiFi and Radio Communications.

STEM for Girls UC3M in Madrid, February 2020

  • Dates: 14th February 2020
  • Location: Madrid, Leganés (UC3M Campus)
  • Participants: Ana García Armada (Project Coordinator), M. Julia Fernandez-Getino and Raquel Perez Leal (Project Manager)
  • Type of audience: Girls Secondary Students

Summary: STEM for Girls program is composed by technology workshops for the promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) vocations in girls and young women. These workshops aim to motivate the study of these disciplines in girls in the 4th year of secondary school, 1st and 2nd year of high school, as well as to break down gender stereotypes. TeamUp5G researchers conducted the workshop “The mobile communications revolution “. You can find more information about this event here.

Research and Innovation – International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki, February 2020

  • Dates: 1st-2nd February 2020
  • Location: Thermi, Thessaloniki (IHU)
  • Participants: Periklis Chatzimisios (Training Comitee Member)
  • Type of audience: Scientific Community, Industry, General public, Medias

Summary: This was the 1st Internal Conference on Research and Innovation held by International Helenic University. Professor Chatzimisios gave two presentations titled: “The Computing Systems, Security and Networks Research Lab: Extroversion and Synergies” and “The 4th Industrial Revolution, Internet of Things and 5G Communications: Research Results and Future Challenges”.

European Researchers’ Night in Madrid 2019

  • Date: 27th September 2019
  • Location: Campus of Madrid-Puerta de Toledo UC3M, Ronda de Toledo, 1, Madrid
  • Participants: Ana Garcia Armada (Project Coordinator) and Manuel José López Morales (ESR 2)
  • Type of audience: General Public

TeamUp5G contributes to European Researchers Night in Madrid 2019.

Summary: The aim of this participation is to generate a direct engagement of the people unfamiliar with telecommunications to make them understand the importance of research in our society and to bring curiosity of the topic to young students. It is aimed at all audiences and includes talks, screenings, games and interactive workshops on topics related to science, communication, cinema, humanities and new technologies. TeamUp5G researchers conducted the workshop “Hunting the invisible Bit“. Besides this, TeamUp5G researchers participated in the activity for secondary school “Theater and Science Fiction: from Physics to Poetry” giving the talk “How Spaceships Communicate“.