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SLICES-Spain National Roadshow Event, Madrid (3/10/2023)

Join us on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 for the Spanish SLICES National Roadshow conference. The program highlights the ESFRI infrastructure SLICES, and is part of the SLICES Roadshow. The SLICES infrastructure, which was selected for the ESFRI Roadmap 2021, is currently in its preparatory phase.

The event will take place in-person, at Hotel Riu Plaza Espana, in the heart of Madrid’s city centre. The conference portion of the event takes place between 9.30-14.00, followed by a Networking lunch from 14.00-15.30.

In addition to the overview of SLICES, there will be presentations from multiple European research infrastructure initiatives, providing insights from innovative industry experts. For more detail, check the program below (or download the program in PDF)

09:30 – 10:05Welcome and institutional opening (streaming)
Francisco Colomer, Director of Programs. Ministry of Science and Innovation
Ana Cremades, General Director of Research and Technological Innovation. Comunidad de Madrid
Adolfo Moráis, Vice-Minister of Universities and Research. Gobierno Vasco
10:05 – 10:30Introduction to ESFRI by Hakima Chaouchi*, from ESFRI DIGIT SWG
10:30 – 10:45Presentation by French Ministry and ESFRI by Elena Hoffert from French Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation
10:45 – 11:30SLICES overview by Serge Fdida from Sorbonne University and SLICES coordinator
11:30 – 12:00Coffee break “Courtesy of IMDEA Networks”
12:00 – 12:20Explore 5TONIC laboratory with Juan Carlos García from Telefonica
12:20 – 12:45SLICES Spanish node and 6G experimentation by Carlos J. Bernardos from University Carlos III of Madrid
12:45 – 13:15Real-Time Experimentation Platform for sub-6 GHz and Millimeter-Wave MIMO Systems by
Joerg Widmer from IMDEA Networks
13:15 – 13:45Gain insights into Integrated sensing and communications with 6G Perspectives by Alain Mourad
from Interdigital
13:45 – 14:00Event Closure by Guillermo Carpintero, Deputy Vice Rector for Research and Transfer,
University Carlos III of Madrid
14:00 – 15:30Networking lunch “Courtesy of IMDEA Networks”