Fall 2019 OpenAirInterface Workshop Beijing

The Fall 2019 edition of the OpenAirInterface Workshop was held at The Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing. from 3rd to the 5th of December, 2019. We thank our community for their participation in the event. We had a great time in Beijing thanks to you all!

The pdf of talks presented at the workshop are now available hereunder.


Training Day

December 3, 2019: Training of OpenAirInterface Software, RAN Intelligent Control, and Deployment Environment

The workshop started with a full day of training on the OpenAirInterface Software, the OAI deployment tools, RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) distributed under the MOSAIC5G project and known as the FlexRAN Controller, and the OAI Testing Tools.

Time Slot Instructor Affiliation Title
MORNING SESSION
09:00AM – 10:30AM Florian Kaltenberger EURECOM
OPENAIRINTERFACE SOFTWARE ALLIANCE
The Basics of OpenAirInterface and status of 5G-NR developments
10:30AM – 11:00AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00AM – 12:00PM Florian Kaltenberger EURECOM
OPENAIRINTERFACE SOFTWARE ALLIANCE
OpenAirInterface lower layer procedures and RAN splits
12:00PM – 01:00PM LUNCH BREAK
AFTERNOON SESSION
01:00PM – 03:30PM Navid Nikaein EURECOM
OPENAIRINTERFACE SOFTWARE ALLIANCE
The OpenAirInterface MOSAIC5G FlexRAN and the the concept of RAN intelligent controller
03:30PM – 04:00PM COFFEE BREAK
04:00PM – 05:00PM Luhan Wang
Tien-Thinh Nguyen
BUPT
EURECOM
Latest features and developments in the OpenAirInterface 5G core network
05:00PM – 06:00PM RaphaĆ«l Defosseux OPENAIRINTERFACE SOFTWARE ALLIANCE OpenAirInterface data center Deployment and CICD environment

Workshop Presentations and Demos

The next two days of the workshop included keynotes, presentations on technical topics and demo sessions on OpenAirInterface.

Day 1: December 4, 2019

Time Slot Speaker Affiliation Title
MORNING SESSION
09:00AM – 09:30AM Prof. Xiangming Wen
Irfan Ghauri
BUPT
OPENAIRINTERFACE SOFTWARE ALLIANCE
Welcome Speech
OpenAirInterface: The Way Forward
09:30AM – 10:30PM Chih-Lin I CHINA MOBILE Keynote – O-RAN open source: Accelerating O-RAN product development
10:30AM – 11:00AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00AM – 12:00PM Lixin Sun BAICELLS Keynote – Vision of future open network to connect the other half
12:00PM – 01:30PM LUNCH BREAK AND DEMO VISITS
AFTERNOON SESSION
01:30PM – 01:50PM Yannan Yuan CHINA MOBILE Near-RT Radio Intelligent Controller: Unleash potential of customized RAN
01:50PM – 02:10PM Navid Nikaien EURECOM
OPENAIRINTERFACE SOFTWARE ALLIANCE
MOSAIC5G project and tools for OpenAirInterface
02:10PM – 02:30PM Li Wang BAICELLS Open Hardware Reference Design for 5G Digital Indoor Solution
02:30PM – 02:50PM Florian Kaltenberger EURECOM
OPENAIRINTERFACE SOFTWARE ALLIANCE
Real-time performance evaluation of relative calibration on the OAI 5G testbed
02:50PM – 03:10PM Ren-Jr Chen ITRI Operating OpenAirInterface in mmWave band
03:10PM – 03:40PM COFFEE BREAK AND DEMO VISITS
03:40PM – 04:00PM Kentaro Sawada FUJITSU FUJITSU’s contributions to OpenAirInterface in private LTE
04:00PM – 04:20PM Jia Sheng TCL CORPORATION 5G UE prototyping based on OpenAirInterface
04:20PM – 04:40PM PengFei Dai INSTITUTE OF MICROELECTRONICS OF THE CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Modulated Wideband converter software radio platform for 5G and SCA system
04:40PM – 05:00PM Lionel Gauthier EURECOM Recent contributions to OpenAirInterface 4G core network

Day 2: December 5, 2019

Time Slot Speaker Affiliation Title
MORNING SESSION
09:00AM – 09:45AM Youxiang Wang CHINA UNICOM Keynote – Way to an open RAN
09:45AM – 10:30PM Yang Yang SHANGHAI TECH Keynote – Multi-tier computing network for intelligent IoT
10:30AM – 11:00AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00PM – 11:30PM Tao Sun CHINA MOBILE Introduction of 5G phase II from a Standard perspective
11:30PM – 12:00PM Raphael Defosseux OPENAIRINTERFACE SOFTWARE ALLIANCE OpenAirInterface deployment in containers at EURECOM 5G data center environment under Red Hat Openshift
12:30PM – 01:30PM LUNCH BREAK AND DEMO VISITS
AFTERNOON SESSION
01:30PM – 01:50PM Javier Morgade VICOMTECH FeMBMS/eMBMS E2E prototyping using OpenAirInterface5G
01:50PM – 02:10PM Ningyu Chen CHINA SATCOM OpenAirInterface enables satellite-5G integration
02:10PM – 02:30PM Rayyan Salah SUDAN TELECOM A discussion of the use-cases of Sudan Telecom and OAI perspective
02:30PM – 02:50PM Qian Sun CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Open RAN platform: Super base station
02:50PM – 03:30PM COFFEE BREAK AND DEMO VISITS
03:30PM – 04:00PM Clemens Felber NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS Prototyping wireless systems with NI SDR and open source stacks
04:00PM – 04:30PM Yuan Yao V3 High-performance heterogeneous SDR platform for 5G MIMO prototype & testing
04:30PM – 05:00PM Daqing Li JIANGSU ETERN Standard hardware for open source wireless communication
05:00PM – 05:30PM Chenyu Zhang BUPT High precision absolute timing prototype Based on OAI PHY signal

Demos

Demos were run by the exhibitors throughout the workshop.

Presenter Affiliation Demo Title
Hidehiko Tobe iDAQS CO. LTD. JAPAN Introducing RFSoC FPGA board for Mobile Edge Computing (MEC)
Ren-Jr Chen ITRI Showcasing of 4G/5G technology solutions
Xiang Yun BAICELLS Live Demo of 5G mMTC devices
Yoan Yao V3 5G eMBB system on programmable SDR platform
Leilei Feng IPLOOK 5G core network and IMS core network

Location

The workshop was held at

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The BUPT Hotel
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
No 10, Xitucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100876
People’s Republic of China

Thanks again for having joined us in Beijing, and stay tuned for exciting news in the follow-through of the workshop.

The OAI Team