The International Forum on Connecting the World from the Skies took place from 8 – 10 November 2022, in Riyadh and Online. It was hosted by The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Communications, Space & Technology Commission (CST) of Saudi Arabia.

Prof. Muriel Médard was an invited Speaker of Academia for a Thoughtful Discussion on “The Road to 6G through the Sky.”

Sixth generation will exploit satellite, aerial, and terrestrial platforms jointly. Hence, a wide variety of network services with diverse requirements will pose great challenges to the service proliferations. In this panel, prominent scientists and academics will lead a technical discussion on the roadmap of delivering 6G services through the sky.

Discussion with the following speakers:
Prof. Sean Shan Min Swei, Director, Space Technology and Innovation Center, Khalifa University
Professor. Martin B.H. Weiss, Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Prof. Muriel Médard, NEC Professor of Software Science & Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT EECS, Chief Scientist Steinwurf
Dr. Stefano Cioni, Telecommunication Systems Engineer, ESA – European Space Agency

Moderator: Prof. Giovanni Giambene, Head of Satellite Systems and Mobile Networks for Telecommunications, University of Siena, Italy

Link below to for more information on the speakers or to view Replays.