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2nd OMEGA Open Event 2010

Rennes, France      24 - 25 February 2010    

Registration deadline: 29 January 2010

 

Purpose of the event

The Open Event will present the state-of-the-art on home networking technologies and make the participants familiar with OMEGA's concepts and technological solutions. For the first time, OMEGA will perform live demonstrations of its leading-edge research results.

By providing feedback on OMEGA's technical objectives and approaches, participants will be able to influence the direction of OMEGA's technical work. For industry participants, the Open Event particularly provides the opportunity to engage with OMEGA in a mutually beneficial dialogue on home networking solutions. Especially for graduate students, the Open Event provides the unique opportunity to learn from leading European academic and industry experts about the state-of-the-art and future directions in home networking. As building e-skills among graduate students is an important part of the event, the OMEGA Open Event is supporting the goals of the undefinede-Skills Week 2010.

Target audience

The target audience of the Open Event includes:

  • Experts and decision-makers from network operations
  • Experts from other ICT research projects working on related issues
  • Representatives from standardisation organizations
  • Graduate students

Topics

The Open Event will cover the following topics:

  • Radio
  • Power Line Communication (PLC)
  • Wireless Optics
  • Inter-Mac

In addition to tutorials and presentations on the above topics, there will be
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Format and agenda

The Open Event will consist of two parts: a tutorial part on the first day (24 February), and a workshop including presentations and  undefinedtechnical demonstrations on the second day (25 February).
In addition, the workshop will be complemented by video and poster sessions.

undefinedTutorials - Agenda, 24 February 2010

undefinedWorkshop and Demonstrations - Agenda, 25 February 2010

Venue

The event will be held at the premises of Orange Labs, France Telecom, close to Rennes; address: 4, rue du Clos Courtel, 35512 Cesson-Sevigné, France.

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Accommodation

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Registration

The deadline for registrations is 29 January 2010. The number of participants is limited to 80. Participation in the event is free of charge, but registration is required.

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Contact and further information

Please contact us at undefinedinfo[(at)ict-omega(dot)eu for further information about the Open Event.