IEEE 8th World Forum on Internet of Things
26 October–11 November 2022 // Yokohama, Japan

Tuto-02: Introduction to LoRaWAN


LoRaWAN is the wireless communication technology that is specifically built for serving Massive IoT use cases through its long range and low power nature. With the help of its operation over unlicensed bands and low-cost infra investment, we are witnessing rapid adoption of this technology practically in all IoT verticals, from pet tracking to smart cities. In this tutorial, Alper Yegin will introduce the technical features, example use cases, current deployments, and the latest developments in LoRaWAN.


Alper Yegin, Chair of LoRa Alliance Technical Committee, VP of Advanced Technology Development in Actility

Alper Yegin is a technology architect involved in research, design, and standardization of IoT and mobile technologies. He is currently serving as the VP of Advanced Technology Development at Actility, the leading system vendor in the IoT LPWAN field, and Vice Chairman of BoD and Chairman of the Technical Committee at the LoRa Alliance. Prior to his current post, he has worked for Samsung Electronics Research Center where he led the 5G IP mobility, 4G WiMAX security, and ETSI M2M security design projects. He has made essential contributions to the design and standardization of networking technologies including Mobile IP, IPv6, Zigbee IP, and PANA during his tenure at Samsung, DoCoMo USA Labs, and Sun Microsystems. He has been actively involved in international standards organizations such as IETF, 3GPP, ETSI, LoRa Alliance, Zigbee Alliance, and WiMAX Forum at contributor and committee chair capacities. He is a past member of IETF Wireless and IPv6 Forum Technical Directorates, author of numerous telecom-related standards and papers with 16 granted and several pending patents.