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Communications Innovations: Connectivity for the Next Decade and Beyond to 2030

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Date:  Fri, June 02, 2017
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:  i-Lab (building #37)
Speaker:  Upkar Dhaliwal

This presentation will give an overview of 5G communication Systems including New Ecosystems and Markets, Usage Scenarios, Mission-Critical Services, Massive Internet of Things, Standards and Spectrum. Major trends will be summarized with a perspective on developments and technologies at this extraordinary time in communications. These important areas include: Open agile innovation, Cloud based applications with wireless connectivity to devices, Local/distributed integrated smart capabilities (processing and memory), and Increasing Software-defined-centric world. The development of introduction of the past 2G, 3G, and 4G telecom systems were done in a well defined and ecosystems but NOT in 5G, it will be a mix of established players and new ecosystems. Examples of affected ecosystems will be given beyond the world the Internet Giants of Google, Facebook, Amazon, plus others unexpected, etc.


Upkar Dhaliwal is a Parallel Entrepreneur and Wireless Technology subject matter expert on Mobility. He has hands on wireless and internet experience undertaking Application, Intellectual Property, Business Development and Technical advisor support on Present and Future Wireless Technologies and its product development for startups, OEMS, private equity and with most of Market Leaders. He grew up in West London England and studied for Bachelors & Masters Degrees in engineering. Leeds and University College London Universities respectively, he has led Worldwide engineering teams in some World Class Firsts. Some new Firsts are still being implemented in MANET connected device. Hybrid Cloud Services and Predictive Insight Big Data. A Professional Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council UK. He is a Wireless & RF System Architect Executive serving on numerous industrial/technical/policy bodies with US National Policy influences and technical societies with specialized knowledge and technical leadership for many start up and the investment community, including Facebook and Google Next Generation Communication Communities. At present, working on beyond 4G, charting towards 5G in terms of Cognitive Radios, Distributed Mesh Sensor Radios and beyond LTE-Advance into the World of Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) that will drive next generation of Internet.

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