Open Lecture4 – Flexible Programmable Infrastructures


To share the progress and results of the 6G research work and knowledge with the extended one6G community, one6G launches a series of open lectures. These interactive 2-hour online events are open to anyone interested in the world’s journey toward 6G.

Following the success of the three previous lectures, the Association is happy to confirm that the fourth Open Lecture in the series will take place on December 1, 2022, at 14h00 CET, covering the subject of “Flexible Programmable Infrastructures”. The event will feature presentations delivered by four high-level speakers, followed by an interactive Q&A session. The lecture will be moderated by Monique Calisti, the CEO of Martel Innovate.

Attendance is free, but registration is mandatory. Please click the button below to fill in your registration form.


14:00   Welcome & opening
Monique Calisti

CEO Martel innovate

Monique Calisti is the CEO of Martel Innovate and the President of Digital for Planet. She is a passionate entrepreneur and an ICT expert with a digital soul and consolidated hands-on experience in research and innovation funding, strategic consulting, training, communication, social media marketing, as well as business development of sustainable and innovative software solutions across several industry segments. Specialized in European Commission funding, with extensive domain knowledge in Artificial Intelligence and Next Generation Internet technologies (IoT, 5G, Cloud/Edge, etc.), Monique assists Martel’s customers and partners with developing agile and efficient innovation strategies and plans. Having served the European Commission as an expert evaluator and reviewer for many years, Monique is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the European AI, Data and Robotics Association, the Director of the European Next Generation Internet Outreach Office, and a Coordinator of the European Next Generation Internet of Things Coordination and Support Action. In the last 20 years, Monique has been a speaker and moderator at several major scientific, technology, and policy events. She authored and edited many publications and R&D project proposals and served as program committee member of several international conferences. Monique holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne, Switzerland, and a Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy.

14:05   Old ideas needed for 6G: Layering, controllability, and modularity

Henning Schulzrinne
Henning Schulzrinne

Levi Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

Prof. Henning Schulzrinne, Levi Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University, received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories and GMD-Fokus (Berlin), before joining the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering departments at Columbia University. He served as chair of the Department of Computer Science and as Engineering Fellow, Technology Advisor and Chief Technology Officer at the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 2010 to 2017. In 2019-2020, he worked as a Technology Fellow in the US Senate. He has published more than 250 journal and conference papers, and more than 70 Internet RFCs. Protocols co-developed by him, such as RTP, RTSP and SIP, are used by almost all Internet telephony and multimedia applications. He is a Fellow of the ACM and IEEE, has received the New York City Mayor's Award for Excellence in Science and Technology, the VON Pioneer Award, TCCC service award, IEEE Internet Award, IEEE Region 1 William Terry Award for Lifetime Distinguished Service to IEEE, the UMass Computer Science Outstanding Alumni recognition, is a member of the Internet Hall of Fame, has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Oulu and the ACM SIGCOMM Award.

14:30   A Jabberwocky on Cloud Networks

diego lopez
Diego R. Lopez

Senior Technology Expert at Telefonica I+D

Dr Diego R. Lopez joined Telefonica I+D in 2011 as a Senior Technology Expert, and is currently in charge of the Technology Exploration activities within the GCTIO Unit. Before joining Telefónica he spent some years in the academic sector, dedicated to research on network services, and was appointed member of the High-Level Expert Group on Scientific Data Infrastructures by the European Commission. Diego is currently focused on applied research in network infrastructures, with a special emphasis on virtualization, data-driven management, new architectures, and security. Diego is an ETSI Fellow and chairs the ETSI ISGs ZSM (on network automation) and PDL (on distribute ledger technologies), and the NOC of ETSI ISG NFV. Apart from this, Diego is a more than acceptable Iberian ham carver, and extremely fond of seeking and enjoying comics, and good discussions on any (in)appropriate matter. More can be found at

14:55   Control, management, data. When models mess around implicits and explicits

rui aguilar
Rui L. Aguiar

Full Professor at University of Aveiro

Rui L. Aguiar (born 1967) is currently a Full Professor at University of Aveiro. He is currently coordinating a research line in Instituto de Telecomunicações, on the area of Networks and Services. He is also a Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, Jesus College. He has been serving as Steering Board Chair of Networld Europe, the European ETP representing the telecommunications community, engaged in the discussions of the future European R&D workprogrames for telecommunications. He has been previously been associated with Carnegie Mellon University, the Universidade de Uberlandia, and has been an advisory for the portuguese Secretaria de Estado das Comunicações and member of the task force for 5G cybersecurity. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Senior Member of IEEE, and a member of ACM. He is a regular keynote speaker in the future of mobile communications and digital society, with dozens of talks across the whole world. He is an associated editor of Wiley’s Emerging Telecommunication Technologies and Springers’ Wireless Networks. He has more than 500 papers published.

15:20  Low-latency Network Slicing with Programmable Data Planes

Georg Carle
Georg Carle

Chair on Network Architectures and Services at Technical University of Munich

Prof. Georg Carle holds the chair on Network Architectures and Services at Technical University of Munich (TUM). He conducts research on high-performance network technologies, network measurements, and network security. He studied electrical engineering at University of Stuttgart. Studies abroad included a M.Sc. in Digital Systems at Brunel University, London, and a stay at ENST Paris (now Telecom ParisTech). In 1996, he received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of Karlsruhe, and subsequently was postdoctoral scientist at Institut Eurecom, Sophia Antipolis, France, and at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS, Berlin. In 2003, he joined University of Tübingen as a full professor, from where accepted an offer from TUM in 2008. Awards and recognitions include Best Paper Awards of the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) and the 2022 Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference (TMA), the 2019 ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS), the 2018 Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), the 2017 IEEE ComSoc Internet Technical Committee, the 2017 Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference (TMA), and the 2017 Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP).

15:45   Q&A session and closing remarks


01 Dec 2022


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