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  • 3rd Forum on Emerging Technologies: Open Day for Telecommunications

    09 avril 2019
    3rd Forum on Emerging Technologies: Open Day for Telecommunications

    In the past two decades, the telecommunications sector has experienced remarkable growth and development that made our daily life rely on the various services it provides. Due to this continuous development, many services and applications, which have been for many years of pure science fiction, have become a tangible reality.
    The latest technological breakthroughs have unleashed the imagination of engineers and researchers to develop new services as well as new technologies in different sectors, such as “Space and Astronomy”, “Vehicular Communication and Embedded Systems” and “Large Scale Networks.”
    In the continuity of the series of forums on emerging technologies, the Faculty of Engineering at the Antonine University (UA) is pleased to announce its third forum on Emerging Technologies: Open Day for Telecommunications, to be held at the main campus in Hadath Baabda on April 9, 2019.
    Organized in conjunction with main national and international experts, this day aims to:

    - highlight technological advances in various telecommunications sectors;
    - identify the expected profile of a telecommunications engineer for the next decade;
    - build relationships between local and international companies;
    - set up new collaborations between UA and participating companies.

    Free registration at: odt.ua.edu.lb

     

    Program

    - 09:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration and welcome drink

    - 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening ceremony

     

    • Dr. Chady Abou Jaoudé, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering
    • Fr. Michel Jalakh, President of the Antonine University
    • Ministry of Telecommunications

    - 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee break

    - 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Panel session 1: Space and Astronomy

     

    • Dr. Giovanni Toso, European Space Agency
      “Emerging Antenna Technologies for Space Applications”
    • Dr. David Schalk Van Der Merwe Prinsloo, ASTRON
      “Antenna Development for World’s Biggest Telescope (SKA)”
    • Dr. Domingos da Silva Barbosa, Institute of Telecommunications
      “High Performance Cloud Computing in Space and Astronomy”
    • Open discussion

    - 12:00 noon – 12:15 p.m. Coffee break

     

    - 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Panel session 2: Vehicular Communication
    and Embedded Systems

     

    • Prof. Lionel Brunie, INSA de Lyon
      “Enhancing V2V communication for road safety”
    • Dr. Mazen Saghir, American University of Beirut
      “Embedded System Design for Automotive Applications”
    • Dr. Jihad Boura, IPG Photonics
      “Embedded System for Communication”
    • Open discussion

    - 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lunch break

    - 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Panel session 3: Large Scale Networks

     

    • Dr. Alain Mourad, InterDigital
      “An excursion into 5G and the beyond”
    • Eng. Joseph Abou Rjeily, Alfa
      “IoT Connectivity for Mobile Network Operator”
    • Eng. Amin Jaber, Beirut International Airport
      “Modern Communication Network for Air Traffic Management”
    • Open discussion

    - 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing ceremony

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