5th IEEE ICC 2023 Workshop on Integrated Sensing and Communication (ISAC)

23 May – 01 June, 2023  Rome, Italy


As the standardization of 5G-Advanced progresses, researchers are speculating what 6G will be. A common theme in many perspectives is that 6G Radio Access Network (RAN) should serve as edge infrastructure to provide site-specific services for surrounding users, rather than communication-only functionality. Jointly suggested by recent advances from the signal processing society and the communications society, radio sensing functionality can be integrated into 6G RAN in a low-cost and fast manner. Therefore, the future cellular network could image and measure the surrounding environment to enable advanced location-aware services, ranging from the physical layer (e.g., fast and training-free beam alignment) to application layers (e.g., city-wide weather monitoring). This type of research is typically referred to as Integrated Sensing And Communication (ISAC).

In essence, ISAC can acquire two main advantages over dedicated sensing and communication functionalities: 1) Integration gain to efficiently utilize congested resources for dual use of both communications and sensing, and even more interesting, 2) Coordination gain to balance dual-functional performance or/and perform mutual assistance. That is, via the shared use of spectrum and hardware resources, ISAC can be realized through a synergistic design to pursue the integration gain, e.g., cohabitation strategies with interference management. Moreover, it can also be implemented from a co-design perspective, wherein the communications and sensing functionalities are simultaneously performed via unified waveform to optimize the performance to acquire the coordination gain jointly. Benefiting from these two attributes, applications of ISAC have been extended to numerous emerging areas, including vehicular networks, environmental monitoring, Internet of Things, as well as in-door services such as human activity recognition.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • MIMO/Massive MIMO/intelligent reflecting surface (IRS)/Holographic MIMO surface for ISAC
  • Millimeter wave/THz technologies for ISAC
  • ISAC for 6G unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
  • ISAC for 6G vehicular-to-everything (V2X) networks
  • Standardization progress of ISAC
  • Wi-Fi sensing/positioning/detection for ISAC
  • Experimental demonstrations and prototypes

Important Dates

Submissions deadline

January 20, 2023

Notification of acceptance

March 6, 2023

Camera-ready deadline

March 15, 2022

Workshop date

23 May – 01 June, 2023

Technical Program

Invited Keynote Speakers

– Peiying Zhu (FIEEE)

Peiying Zhu, Senior Vice President of Wireless Research, is a Huawei Fellow, IEEE Fellow and Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering. She is currently leading 5G and beyond wireless research and standardization in Huawei. She is actively involved in 3GPP and IEEE 802 standards development. She served as the guest editor for IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. Prior to joining Huawei in 2009, Peiying was a Nortel Fellow and Director of Advanced Wireless Access Technology in the Nortel Wireless Technology Lab. She led the team and pioneered research and prototyping on MIMO-OFDM and Multi-hop relay. Many of these technologies developed by the team have been adopted into LTE standards and 4G products. Dr. Zhu has more than 200 granted patents.

– Marco Lops (FIEEE)

Marco Lops is currently a Professor with the University Federico II of Naples, Italy. He has authored or coauthored more than 90 scientific papers published on refereed journals. His research interests include detection and estimation, with emphasis on communications and radar signal processing. During 2009-2015, he served two terms in the Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Technical Committee (SAM). He was an Associate Editor for the Journal of Communications and Networks, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, and is currently a Senior Area Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. He was the co-recipientof the 2014 Best Paper Award from the Journal of Communications and Networks. He was selected to serve as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Signal Processing Society.


Wen Tong

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Canada

Rui Zhang

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Octavia Dobre

 Memorial University, Canada

Lajos Hanzo

  University of Southampton, UK

Jianmin Lu

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China

Fan Liu

Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Jie Xu

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), China

J. Andrew Zhang

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Christos Masouros

University College London, UK

Team Member

Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Team Member

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China

Yi Gong

Beijing Information Science and Technology University, China

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Instructions for Authors

Submission Instructions

Papers should contain original material, namely, material that has not been previously published or currently submitted for consideration elsewhere. Prospective authors are encouraged to submit a single PDF file with all fonts embedded, using the ACM conference proceedings format. (Use the same PDF formatting guidelines as the main conference.) Paper length is limited to six (6) pages (two-column, 10-point format) including references, figures, etc. Papers must include the author names and affiliations for single-blind peer reviewing by the program committee. Authors of accepted papers are expected to present their papers at the workshop. Accepted papers will be published in the ACM ISACom proceedings and will be archived in the ACM Digital Library.


This LaTeX template should be useful in complying with the above requirements, but as an author you bear the final responsibility to verify that your submission is format-compliant. For more information, please visit https://icc2023.ieee-icc.org

Submission Portal

Submit your paper at https://www.edas.info/newPaper.php?c=30461. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the 1st ACM MobiCom Workshop Proceedings.

Endorsed By

IEEE Communications Society Integrated Sensing and Communication Emerging Technology Initiative

IEEE Signal Processing Society Integrated Sensing and Communication Technical Working Group

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