Trends and Challenges in Broadcast and Multicast Industry

Time: 9:40~10:00am, Jun. 14th, 2023

Dr. Weiliang Xie

Senior wireless expert at China Telecom, China

Biography: Weiliang Xie received the Ph.D. in information science and technology from Peking University, China. He is currently a senior engineer and deputy director, Mobile communication Technology Research Department, China Telecom Research Institute. His current research interests include mobile network and wireless communication system. He was the principle investigator of the National Science and Technology Major Project of China.

Inter-Tower Communications Network (ITCN) for NextGEN TV

Time: 9:10~9:40am, Jun. 15th, 2023

Prof. Pablo Angueira

University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain

Biography: Pablo Angueira, received the M.S. and PhD in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of the Basque Country (Spain) in 1997 and 2002 respectively. He joined the Communications Engineering Department of the University of the Basque Country in 1998, where he is currently a Full Professor. He is part of the staff of the Signal Processing and Radiocommunication Lab ( where he has been involved in research on digital broadcasting (DVB-T, DRM, T-DAB, DVB-T2, DVB-NGH and ATSC 3.0) for more than 20 years. Pablo Angueira is coauthor of an extensive list of papers in international peer-reviewed journals, and a large number of conference presentations in digital broadcasting. He has also coauthored several contributions to the ITU-R working groups WP6 and WP3. His main research interests are network planning and spectrum management applied to digital terrestrial broadcast technologies. He is currently involved in research activities related to broadcasting in a 5G environment. Dr. Angueira is the Chair of the IEEE BTS Publications Committee, an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, a member of the IEEE BMSB International Steering Committee and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE BTS. He serves on the Administrative Committee of the IEEE BTS.

Comparison of ATSC 3.0 and 5G-Broadcasting - Performance and Network CAPEX/OPEX

Time: 9:40~10:10am, Jun. 15th, 2023

Prof. Sung-Ik Park

Research Project Leader and Principal Member of Research Staff.
Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute (ETRI), Korea

Biography: Sung-Ik Park (IEEE Fellow) has been with the Broadcasting System Research Group, Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute (ETRI) since 2002, where he is Project Leader and Principal Member of Research Staff. His research interests are in the area of error correction codes and digital communications, in particular, signal processing for digital television. He has over 300 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications, and multiple best paper and contribution awards for his work on broadcasting technologies. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BROADCASTING and ETRI Journal, and a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Broadcasting Technology Society. He also serves as a chairman of BTS Daejeon chapter and a member of the IEEE BMSB International Steering Committee.

Broadcast in the Era of 5G

Time: 9:40~10:10am, Jun. 16th, 2023

Mr. Qingjun Zeng

Deputy Director General, China Broadcasting Network (CBN) Group, China

Biography: Mr. Qingjun Zeng has been the deputy director general of China Broadcasting Network company (CBN), since 2014. His duties focus on designing and building nation-wide cable and 5G wireless networks. From 2018, he has been deputy director of communication science and technology committee of Ministry of Industry and Information technology, China (MIIT). From 2003 to 2014, he was the deputy director general of science and technology department under the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT), focused on nation-wide broadcasting (cable, wireless and satellite) planning and technical standards, as well as radio and wireless TV frequency assignments. From 2004 to 2013, he was the head of the Chinese delegation to ITU-R SG6 and ITU-T SG9. From 2012 to 2019, he served as the vice chairman of ITU-R SG6.