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Experts tune in for international conference on wireless broadband

  • 13 March, 2006 17:16

<p>International and Australian experts in wireless broadband and ultra
wideband communications will look at the shape of things to come in
communications systems for business and the home at a conference
beginning tomorrow (14 March) in Sydney.</p>
<p>AusWireless'06, organised by the University of Technology, Sydney and
the NSW section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IEEE), is being held until Thursday (16 March) at the Crown Plaza
Hotel, Darling Harbour.</p>
<p>Billed as the first Australian conference on wireless broadband and
wideband communications, the conference will explore a field of
"explosive growth, development and application" and the technologies
that are breaking down the barriers between TV, telephones, computers
and entertainment systems.</p>
<p>Keynote speakers are:
· Tuesday 14 March – Professor Robert Williamson, Chief Researcher,
National ICT Australia (NICTA), who will speak on NICTA's research in
wireless technology
· Wednesday 15 March – Prof. H. Anthony Chan, Administrative Vice
President of IEEE Component, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology
Society, who will speak on the future of wireless networks
· Thursday 16 March – Dr Rami Banna, Project Coordinator, Agere Systems
Australia, whose paper is titled "Ultra-Wideband: Beyond the Hype"</p>
<p>Conference topics include: broadband and ultra-wideband applications
(such as voice over internet), broadband network performance, quality of
service, network security, wireless system reliability, wireless sensor
networks, wireless network platforms, multi-user access and broadband
medical applications.</p>
<p>AusWireless'06 is also supported by the NICTA ATP Laboratories, the
University of Wollongong Wireless Technology Laboratory and the CSIRO.</p>
<p>For more information, including abstracts of conference papers, visit:</p>
<p>Further Information:
Associate Professor Sam Reisenfeld,
UTS Faculty of Engineering,
Ph 9514 2448 or 0413 441 119,</p>
Terry Clinton
Media Officer, Media Branch
Marketing and Communication Unit
University of Technology, Sydney
PO Box 123 Broadway
NSW 2007 Australia
Tel +61 2 9514 1623 Fax +61 2 9514 1616
Mob 0419 293 261
UTS Experts: online at
U: magazine online at</p>

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