Below is a list of CommNet2 events that have been held so far in order of most recent. By clicking on the links to the individual event websites, you can look at the programmes, download speaker slides and have a look at any event outputs such as reports and photographs. If our activity leaves you inspired and you would like to become a CommNet2 event champion yourself, click the link below to our guidance. 


This was the first international workshop between CommNet and the China FuTURE Mobile Communication Forum (aka FuTURE FORUM) on 5G and 6G Communications.

  • When?

    23rd May 2019

  • Where?

    Grand Kempinski Hotel, Shanghai, China

  • Event Champion(s)

    Prof Xiaohu You (Southeast University, China) FuTURE Mobile Communication Forum, Prof Tim O’Farrell (The University of Sheffield) & CommNet2

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The Symposium on New Trends in Communication Engineering (SNTCE) will have a theme of “Connected Living” providing a platform for academics and industry professionals to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by the strategic technology trends such as 5G (and 6G), Internet of Things and Industry 4.0. 

  • When?

    23rd July 2019

  • Where?

    The University of Sheffield

  • Event Champion(s)

    Sajid Asif (The University of Sheffield) & CommNet2

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The Workshop on Machine Learning for Cyber Security brought together researchers from academia and industry. The workshop embraced approaches addressing cyber security challenges in general, and highlighted the latest research trends, such as adversarial machine learning, deep learning and advanced persistent threat. 

  • When?

    11th March 2019

  • Where?

    Loughborough University

  • Event Champion(s)

    Sangarapillai Lambotharan & Kostas Kyriakopoulos (Loughborough University), Basil AsSadhan (King Saud University) & CommNet2

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The theme for the 17th Mathematics of Networking meeting was Energy Efficiency in Communications Networks. MoN17 was sponsored by commnet2 and is held in conjunction with Next-GWiN 2018.

  • When?

    20th Sept 2018

  • Where?

    University of Sheffield

  • Event Champion(s)

    Keith Briggs (BT), Richard Clegg (QMUL) & CommNet2

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Held in collaboration with the 3rd CommNet2 PhD School, this 2 day workshop (3 day for PhD School) gathered word renowned researchers in Energy Efficiency in Communications. 

  • When?

    17th – 19th Sept 2018

  • Where?

    University of Sheffield

  • Event Champion(s)

    CommNet2 & Next GWiN

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The Positive Collaborative Research Workshop was a networking event that bought together a small number of Early Career Academics to forge connections and plans to continue post-event.  

  • When?

    5th April 2018

  • Where?

    University of Edinburgh

  • Event Champion(s)

    Dr. Wasiu O.Popoola (University of Edinburgh)

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The 2nd CommNet2 PhD School bought together a diverse range of students to focus on cutting edge developments in Wireless and IoT, and Cloud/Edge Security and to develop a network of young researchers. 

  • When?

    26th – 28th March 2018

  • Where?

    5GIC, University of Surrey

  • Event Champion(s)

    CommNet2 (& support from Prof. Steve Schneider & Prof. Rahim Tafazolli, University of Surrey)

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The purposes of this workshop were to gather interests from UK universities for UK-Korea collaboration, and show the funding agencies from both countries the potential fruitful outcome for a UK-Korea joint call.

  • When?

    14th February 2018

  • Where?

    5GIC

  • Event Champion(s)

    5GIC & CommNet2

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    This workshop bought together an excellent line-up of speakers to present the latest research in Digital Signal Processing for 5G++ under the three broad themes of New Frontiers, Pushing Capacity & Networks, and Smart Caching. 

    • When?

      11th January 2018

    • Where?

      Durham University

    • Event Champion(s)

      Dr. Aissa Ikhlef, Prof. Jonathon Chambers, Dr. Justin Coon

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    This event showcased progress on six key projects funded under the EPSRC TI3 call “Towards an Intelligent Information Infrastructure”, along with posters and demonstrations from other projects.  
    • When?

      8th September 2017

    • Where?

      Royal Society London

    • Event Champion(s)

      Prof. John Thompson, University of Edinburgh

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    This workshop focused on the popular and exciting research area of content caching at the network edge, spanning several layers of the communication network architecture and protocols.
    • When?

      20th June 2017

    • Where?

      Imperial College London

    • Event Champion(s)

      Prof. Kin Leung & Dr. Deniz Gunduz, Imperial

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    This workshop focused on gaining community perspective as to which research and technology translation challenges could be solved by having access to a proposed Future Networks Research Centre (FNRC).
    • When?

      7th March 2017

    • Where?

      Adastral Park, Ipswich

    • Event Champion(s)

      Jon Wakeling (BT) & Matthew Scott (EPSRC)

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    This event showcased the latest research on 5G Air-Interface and how it will help to meet the demands of the diverse set of services, communication types and applications that 5G wireless systems will support.
    • When?

      22nd Feb 2017

    • Where?

      5GIC, University of Surrey

    • Event Champion(s)

      Prof. Rahim Tafazolli & Dr. Konstantinos Nikitopoulos

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    This workshop addressed the challenges arising from the diverse and heterogeneous networking environments required by new networks based around physical technologies (5G, Wi-Fi, optical systems), to networks based around objects (IoT, CAV, Smart Homes). 
    • When?

      16th Jan 2017

    • Where?

      Middlesex University

    • Event Champion(s)

      Dr. Glenford Mapp

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    This 3 day residential event welcomed PhD students and early career employees in ICT to Adastral Park for training in creativity and innovation in their own research, for presentations on NFV and Massive MIMO, and for hands on demonstrations from NI and trips around the BT labs.
    • When?

      13th – 15th Dec 2017

    • Where?

      Adastral Park, Ipswich

    • Event Champion(s)

      CommNet2 & BT

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    PhD Students

    This joint workshop with Transport Innovation Centre Sheffield (TICS), and the Transport Catapult focused on defining and distilling the major challenges facing the development of Connected Autonomous Vehicles.
    • When?

      14th Sept 2016

    • Where?

      Transport Catapult, Milton Keynes

    • Event Champion(s)

      CommNet2 & TICS

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