City WLAN 2005 29.-30.8.2005 in Oulu, Finland

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See you all in City WLAN 2006 in Lahti on 28-29.8.2006!

Motivation

Thanks to license-free, economic and mature technology, Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) are being deployed at an ever increasing speed. Practically all larger academic institutions and corporations have installed a WLAN on their campuses. Commercial operators have installed tens of thousands of WLAN hotspots at hotels and airports. An interesting new trend is "hot cities", deployments of large city wide WLAN zones by both commercial operators and municipal authorities all over the world. The purpose of the City WLAN 2005 seminar is to bring together experts from academia, industry and public sector for fruitful exchange of experiences and ideas in search for best practices.

Program

The seminar program comprises of keynotes by distinguished experts, high quality technical presentations and interesting case studies on large commercial and municipal WLAN deployments. The seminar provides leading edge information on various aspects on WLANs such as technology, network analysis and monitoring, QoS, co-existence of WLAN and mobile phone networks, legislation, security and practical realization of large WLAN deployments.

Keynote speakers

Seminar program

Registration

On-line registration has closed, please register on-site. Participants are provided with a complimentary morning and afternoon coffee. Lunch can be purchased in the nearby Kastari restaurant for a very reasonable price.

Seminar banquet

The participants are welcome to join seminar banquet, which is held at the science centre Tietomaa on Monday 29.8.2005 at 19:00. The program of the banquet comprises of buffet dinner with drinks, giant screen movie (Ötökät) and open access to the exhibitions of the science centre. Banquet tickets (20 EUR) can be purchased with cash at the registration desk.

Exhibition

The seminar houses an exhibition where both academic and industrial parties showcase their work and solutions in form of demos and posters. Exhibitors include:

Sponsors

Cisco Nokia OPOY Infotech Oulu

Organizers

University of Oulu City of Oulu MediaTeam Oulu