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Forum: Event Details
in partnership with

The University of Texas at Austin

Mulva Auditorium

March 29, 2023, 8:30 AM



8 AM

The University of Texas at Austin

Engineering Education & Research Center (EER)

Mulva Auditorium

Opening Remarks

8:45 AM

Welcome and Introduction to 6G@UT

Dean Roger Bonnecaze, Cockrell School of Engineering

Professor Jeff Andrews, Director, 6G@UT


9:00 AM

6G - Taking XR to the Next Level

Magnus Frodigh (presentation)

Vice President and Head of Ericsson Research

Technical Talk

9:45 AM

Path to 6G and Immersive Experiences

Karri Kuoppamaki (presentation)

Senior Vice President, Technology Development and Strategy, T-Mobile

Coffee Break

10:15 AM

Technical Talk

10:45 AM

Towards Perceptually Optimized XR Compression

Professor Al Bovik (presentation)

Director of LIVE Lab, 6G@UT, UT Austin


11:15 AM

From 5G to 6G:  Redefining the Boundaries of Human Experience

with XR and Immersive Services


Mischa Dohler, Vice President, Emerging Technologies, Ericsson


  • Tom Novlan, Lead Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs

  • Giampaolo (GP) Tardioli, Vice President, Keysight

  • Aris Papapsakellariou, Vice President, Samsung


12:15 PM

Poster Session &
XR Demos

1 PM

6G@UT researchers present their work on a broad array of topics.  Select laboratories and attendees offer live demos of the latest in XR technology.

Technical Talk

2 PM

See What I See: Egocentric Video Understanding and the Future of AR

Professor Kristen Grauman (presentation)

Research Director, Meta AI; Professor, University of Texas at Austin

Technical Talk

2:30 PM

Scaling the Enterprise Metaverse

Vishal Shah (presentation)

GM of AR/VR, Lenovo

Coffee Break

3 PM

Technical Talk

3:20 PM

XR Evolution from 5G to 6G

Hemanth Sampath (presentation)

VP of Engineering, Qualcomm


3:50 PM

Sensing and Communications for XR Immersion


Professor Todd Humphreys, Director of WNCG, UT Austin


  • Harish Viswanathan, Head of Radio Systems Research, Nokia Bell Labs

  • Geoffrey Bund, CEO of Headwall VR

  • Professor Ahmed AlKhateeb, Wireless Intelligence Laboratory, Arizona State University

  • Professor Ashutosh Sabharwal, Chair of ECE Department, Rice University


5:00 PM

Forum ajourns

Refreshments provided and discussions continue

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