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Chairing Events

  • Co-Chair of the “Cognitive Radio and Networks Symposium” at the IEEE Global Communications Conference [GLOBECOM’2019]. Waikoloa, HI, USA. December 2019.
  • Co-Chair of the “Cognitive Radio and Networks Symposium” at the IEEE Global Communications Conference [GLOBECOM’2018]. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. December 2018.
  • TPC co-Chair of the 25th International Conference on Télécommunications [ICT’2018]. Saint-Malo, France. June 2018. 
  • TPC co-Chair of the 14th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems [ISWCS’2017]. Bologna, Italy. August 2017.
  • General Chair of Workshop on, Cognitive Radio and Innovative Spectrum Sharing Paradigms for Future Networks [CRAFT2017], at 28th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile radio Communications [PIMRC’2017]. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. October 2017.
  • General Track Chair of “Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Management,” at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference [VTC’2017-Spring], Sydney, Australia. June 2017.
  • General Co-Chair of Workshop on, Cognitive Radio and Innovative Spectrum Sharing Paradigms for Future Networks [CRAFT2016], at 27th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile radio Communications [PIMRC’2016]. Valencia, Spain. September 2016.
  • TPC Co-Chair of the fourth International Workshop on Next Generation Green Wireless Networks [Next-GWING’2016], Dublin, Ireland. September 2016.
  • General Co-Chair of Twelfth International Symposium on Wireless Communications Systems [ISWCS’2015] conference, Brussels, Belgium. 26-29 August 2015.
  • General Chair of Eleventh International Symposium on Wireless Communications Systems [ISWCS’2014] conference, Barcelona, Spain. 26-29 August 2014.
  • General co-Chair of the Workshop on “Advanced Multi-carrier Waveforms and Mechanisms for Future Ad-Hoc and Cell-Based Systems”, jointly organized with the 10th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems Conference, [IEEE ISWCS’2013], Ilmenau, Germany, August, 2013.
  • Special Sessions co-Chair at 20th International Conference on Telecommunications [IEEE ICT 2013] 6-8 May 2013 Casablanca Morocco.
  • General Co-Chair of the 2nd International Workshop of the COST Action IC0902 on: “Cognitive Radio and Networking for Cooperative Coexistence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks”. Castelldefels-Barcelona, Spain. 5-7 October 2011.
  • Session Chair of “Innovations in Cognitive Technologies” session at the Cognitive Radio and Innovative Spectrum Sharing Paradigms for Future Networks (CRAFT’2016), Valencia, Spain. September 2016.
  • Session Chair: R9 on; “Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio”, at the 9th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems [IEEE ISWCS’2012], Paris, France, 28-31 August 2012.
  • Special Session Chair: on “Advances on Cognitive Radio and Learning Mechanisms”, at the 9th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems [IEEE ISWCS’2012] , Paris, France, 28-31 August 2012.
  • Session Chair: on “Cognitive Radio Systems” Session -CRSM9, at the IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications [IEEE PIMRC’2011]. Toronto, Canada. September 2011.
  • Special Session Chair on: Technical Enablers and Platforms for Cognitive Radio Session, at the 19th European Signal Processing Conference [EUSIPCO’2011] in Barcelona, Spain. September 2011.
  • Special Session Chair on: Wireless Communications Track 3 Session, at the 17th IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications [IEEE ICT’2010]. Doha-Qatar. April 2010.
  • Special Session Chair on: Cognitive Radio Network I Session, at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference [IEEE WCNC’2010], Sydney, Australia. April 2010.
  • Session Chair on: MAC-LTE, at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference [IEEE WCNC’09], Budapest, Hungary. April 2009.
  • TCP General Chair, at 1st IEEE International Workshop on Broadband Wireless Network Communications Performance [BWNCP’09], Phoenix, Arizona, USA. December 2009.
  • Session Chair: 2D: OFDM II session, at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference [IEEE VTC-Spring’09], Barcelona, Spain. April 2009.
  • Sponsorships Chair at IEEE Create-Net Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities, (TridentCom’2006), Barcelona. Spain

Organization of Special Sessions

  • Special session on: “Using Cognitive Radio to Achieve Green Radio Networks”, at the IEEE International Workshop on Cognitive Cellular Systems [CCS’2014]. Rhine River, Germany | September 2-4, 2014.
  • Special session on: “Advances on Cognitive Radio and Learning Mechanisms”, at the 9th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems [ISWCS’2012], Paris, France, 28-31 August 2012.
  • Special session on: “Cognition in Green Next Generation Networks”, at the Eighth International Symposium
    on Wireless Communication Systems [ISWCS’2011]. Aachen, Germany, 6th – 9th November, 2011.
  • Special session on: Technical Enablers and Platforms for Cognitive Radio, at the 19th European Signal Processing Conference [EUSIPCO’2011] in Barcelona, Spain. September 2011.
  • Special session on: “Mobility Concepts and IMT-advanced-MOBILIA” at the 6th International Mobile Multimedia Communications Conference [MobiMedia]. Aveiro, Portugal. September 2010.
  • Special session on: “Filter Bank Multi-Carrier PHY versus OFDM for Unsynchronized Cognitive Radio Networks” at the 5th International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications [CrownCom’2010], Canne, France. June 2010.
  • Special session on: “Mobility Concepts and IMT-advanced-MOBILIA” at the 2nd International Conference on Mobile Lightweight Wireless Systems (MOBILIGHT’2010). Barcelona, Spain. May 2010.

Editor

  • Editorial Board Member of Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (ETT) Wiley&Sons Journal (2013-2016).
  • Lead guest editor of special issue on: “Future Evolution of Public Safety Communications in the 5G Era,” in Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies – ETT Wiley Journal (formerly known as European Transactions on Telecommunications Journal), December 2015.
  • Guest editor of special issue on: “Advances in Flexible Multi-carrier Waveforms for Future Wireless Communications”, at EURASIP Journal on Advances on Signal Processing (ASP), November 2013.
  • Lead guest editor of special issue on: “Cognitive Radio in Emerging Communications Systems – Small Cells, Machine-to-Machine Communications, TV White Spaces, and Green Radios”, in Wiley Journal Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies – ETT (formerly known as European Transactions on Telecommunications Journal), December 2012.
  • Guest editor of Special issue on: “Filter Banks for Next Generation Multi-carrier Wireless Communications” in EURASIP Journal on Advances on Signal Processing (JASP), May 2009.
  • Lead Guest editor of Special issue on: “Simulators and Experimental Testbeds Design and Development for Wireless Networks”, in EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (JWCN), June 2009.

Panels and Invited keynotes

  • Invited talk titled:”Advanced Multicarrier Waveforms” by F. Bader, at Seminar for the ESRs in Marie Curie ITN SPOTLIGHT, at EURECOM Sofia Antipolis (France), 4-5 July 2018.
  • Invited talk titled: “Thinking Points- Where Next? Spectrum Management Beyond 5G”, at Spectrum for 5G –Fuelling Europe’s 5G Vision, EU Commission, 1st December, 2016, by  F. Bader and J. Palicot.
  • Invited talk on: “Candidate Multi-carrier Waveforms for Future 5G Communication System-Why Do we Look for Beyond OFDM Systems?“, at Centre de Development des Technologies Avancées -CDTA, Algiers- Algeria, April 2016.
  • Invited Keynotes on: ” Current PMR Status, Migration, and Flexible Waveform for an Evolution to Broadband LTE-like Scheme for Public Safety Communications”, at the IoE2 Lab University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin-Ireland, 16 Oct 2015.
  • Invited keynotes on: “Why Looking for Beyond OFDM in 5G Wireless Network Systems?“, at CTVR Lab, Trinity College, University of Dublin, July 2015.
  • Keynote on “Why Looking for Beyond OFDM in 5G Wireless Network Systems ?“, at The 8th International Wireless Internet Conference-Symposium on Wireless and Vehicular Communications- WICON’2014.November 13–14, 2014. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Invited Panellist on: “Transition from Static Frequency Management to a Dynamic Frequency Management (DFM) in the Military Context“, at the Cognitive Radio Workshop of the “Military Communications and Information Systems Conference” (MCC’2013), Saint Malo-France. 7th-9th October2013.
  • Invited talk on: “Tecnología y Regulación en Sistemas de Comunicación” (in Spanish), at the 10th Anniversary of Barcelona Digital Global Congress, 20th-22nd of May 2008. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Invited talk on: “Key notes on: New Opportunities for Spectrum Sharing and Cognitive Radio“, at Joint public workshop on Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Sharing Strategies for Wireless Broadband, COST095 -TERRA at Thessaloniki, Greece. 17th-19th April 2013.
  • Chair and Panel organizer on:”Cognitive Radio Networks: Operators Perspective,” at 2nd International Workshop of the COST Action IC 0902 on: “Cognitive Radio and Networking for Cooperative Coexistence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks”. Castelldefels-Barcelona, Spain. 5th-7th October 2011.
  • Invited Panelist on: “Practical Scenarios and Opportunities for Future Cognitive Radio Systems“, in Workshop on “Cognitive Radio and Networking: Challenges and Solutions Ahead” at IEEE PIMRC-WSCRN, Toronto, Canada 2011.

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member

– 2018 at, IEEE ISWCS, CROWNCOM, IEEE PIMRC, IEEE GLOBECOM, ICT.
– 2017 at, IEEE ISWCS, CROWNCOM, IEEE PIMRC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE VTC-Spring.
– 2016 at, IEEE WCNC, CROWNCOM, IEEE ISWCS, IEEE VTC-Spring, IEEE PIMRC, IEEE GLOBECOM.

-2015 at: IEEE ICC, IEEE VTC’fall, IEEE VTC-Spring, IEEE PIMRC, IEEE ICUWB.
– 2014 at: IEEE ICC, IEEE ITS, IEEE CSS, IEEE WCNC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE MELECON ICT, ICUWB, EUCNC, IEEE VTC-Fall.
– 2013 at: IEEE WCNC, IEEE ICC, IEEE ICUWB, FuNMS, IEEE VTC-Spring, IEEE ICCIT, IEEE ISWCS, IEEE ICT, IEEE VTC-Fall, IEEE PIMRC, IEEE GlobalSIP.
– 2012 at: ,IEEE ISCIT, IEEE PIMRC, CIP, IEEE ISWCS, IEEE WCNC, IEEE IWCRN, IEEE CAMAD.

– 2011 at: at,IEEE PIMRC, EUSIPCO, ACC, MOBIMEDIA, ICWMC, MONAMI, MOBILITY, IEEE ICC.
– 2010 at: MONAMI’2010.
– 2009 at: IEEE BWNCP, MWNS, IEEE VTC-Spring.
– 2008 at: IEEE WiMob, MIC-CSC.
– 2007 at: M-SISP, IEEE VTC-Spring, IEEE ICSPC.
– 2006 at: IEEE MWC.