IEEE Communications Society Santa Clara Valley (SCV) presents Fiber Deployments for Broadband Wired and Wireless Access Sponsored by SK Telecom & TI February 13, 2013 Today’s Program Is sponsored by Thank you, SK Telecom! Auditorium facilities provided by TEXAS INSTRUMENTS Thank you, TI! Today’s Program: Fiber Deployments for Broadband Wired and Wireless Access Program Organizer: Rajeev Krishnamoorthy, Vice Chair Session Chair: Rajeev Krishnamoorthy, Vice Chair 6:30 - 7:00pm 7:00 - 7:05pm 7:05 - 7:10pm 7:10 - 7:35pm 7:35 - 8:00pm 8:00 - 8:30pm 8:30 - 8:45pm Networking session and Refreshments. Enjoy! Opening Remarks Session Chair’s Introduction Talk by Milo Medin, Google Talk by John Georges, Vodafone Panel discussion and Q&A Appreciation and adjournment Any Job Openings? Please raise your hand if you have a job opening or consulting / contract opportunity… leave biz cards! Highlights from 2012 Joint ComSoc SCV / CAS Workshop Sept 29, 2012 Next Generation Circuit & Systems, Communication & Sensor Technologies in Mobile Devices @Santa Clara Univ. campus Was a huge success! Some slides posted on Comsoc website We hope to repeat our workshop’s success in 2013! Highlights from 2012 IEEE ComSoc SCV recognized as MOST ACTIVE CHAPTER in North America @Regional Chapter Chairs Conference (RCCC) Held in conjunction with Globecom 2012, Anaheim, CA We hope to repeat our chapter’s success in 2013! Highlights from 2012 Our chapter is the MOST active Comsoc chapter in NA! Workshops - Joint workshop with IEEE Circuits and Systems Industry visits - Deutsche Telekom (DT) T-Labs Briefing Talks and panel sessions on - Mobile Patent Wars - Optical Transport Networks (OTN) - Heterogeneous Networks (HetNet) - Software Defined Networking (SDN) - Mobile Backhaul - Spectrum Sharing and Frequency Reuse - Linearizing Wireless Broadband Power Amplifiers - Indoor and Urban Location Determination - Home energy management ComSoc SCV Coming Attractions March 13, 2013 Event WiFi Interworking with Carrier Networks Victor Shtrom Co-founder & Chief Wireless Architect Ruckus Wireless Bill McFarland VP Technology Qualcomm Atheros IEEE ComSoc-SCV Chapter • Promote all aspects of communications & network technologies- LAN, MAN, WAN • Education: seminars, lectures, panel sessions, joint meetings+ tech workshops, member interaction and networking for meeting attendees, soft skills workshops • New technologies, research, markets, business opportunities, applications, telecom policy and regulation • Goal: Empower our members to improve! 2013 Chapter Officers Chair Sanjay Kasturia, Ph.D Qualcomm Co-Vice Chair Sameer Herlekar, Ph.D Entropic Communications Co-Vice Chair Rajeev Krishnamoorthy, Ph.D, Scintera Secretary/Operations Manager MP Divakar, Ph.D, Concurrent Analysis Treasurer/Director Saurabh Sureka, Ph.D Emulex Wireless Programs Director Narasimha Chari CTO, ABB Wireless Optical Networks Navid Ghazisaidi, Ph.D, Huawei Chairman Emeritus Alan Weissberger, Sc.D Web Master Daniel Wong, Ph.D, Singapore Cellular Infrastructure Firouz Behnamfar, PhD Consultant Shoba Krishnan, Ph.D, SCU Seeking VP of Marketing Seeking qualified, capable & committed volunteers IEEE ComSoc-SCV Milestones in 2012 • • • • • • 9 Technical meetings + 1 Workshop + 2 Socials Alliances: TiE-SV, NATEA, SVC Wireless, SIPA, other non profits Elevate prospective IEEE Sr. Members Announce job openings/consulting Discussion email list (IEEE members) LinkedIn, FB page, Twitter account 2013 is shaping up to be a great one! ComSoc-SCV Social Networking 1. ComSocSCV Discussion List: available to all IEEE members (not just ComSoc members) -->Subject matter includes meeting previews and discussions + opinions about relevant telecom and networking topics of interest to our members -->Sign up instructions at: www.comsocscv.org 2. ComSocSCV& GCN Facebook (Alan J Weissberger) 3. ComSocSCV LinkedIn Group (MP Divakar) 4. Follow us on Twitter: @ieeecomsocscv 4. Global ComSoc Community web site: – Blogs on communications technology/ markets 5. Industry tours: Sprint M2M Center, Burlingame, CA On LinkedIn This Month… 1. 2013 Predictions for the mobile industry from Silicon Valley VCs: Enterprise Mobility, the IoT, Intel to be acquired? (Mike Demler) 2. Vint Cerf: Internet competition has "evaporated" since dial-up (Narasimha Chari) 3. America has plenty of wireless spectrum -- we just need a new way to allocate it (Narasimha Chari) 4. Cisco Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012– 2017 (MP Divakar) 4. White space spectrum: What it is, and what it isn’t... (MP Divakar) 5. Just published: Trends in Cloud Data Center, Networking & Mobile Apps- from the Server Design Summit (Alan Weissberger) FEEL FREE TO JOIN & START DISCUSSIONS! We Need Your Help ! • Volunteers Welcome and Appreciated for 2013! -Organize and chair monthly technical meetings -Help promote IEEE and participate at SCV ExCom -Publicity, alliances, refreshments, other logistics -Participate in monthly planning lunch/dinner meetings -Recruit corporate sponsors for workshops and seminar • Participation in Discussion list: All IEEE & TiE members are eligible to join for free! • Event Notification list (all welcome to join) >>>Sign up instructions: www.comsocscv.org Is IEEE ComSoc (Global) Serving the Needs of its Community? • • • • Global: conferences, publications, 2 web sites, GCN, webinars, seminars, email lists Regional: conferences and meetings ComSocSCV: technical meetings, web site, events with Alliance partners, Sprint M2M tour, socials, FB, LI, Discussion group What areas of improvement would you suggest? Standards? Education? R & D? Strategic Planning? PR/ Market Awareness? 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