Reaching the Limits of the Physical Layer: Evolution of the Air Interface from 2G to 4G and Beyond: Frank Rayal, BLiNQ Networks/TSI
Speaker: Frank Rayal, BLiNQ Networks, Kanata, Ontario, Canada
Date/Time: Wed May 2nd 2012 ; Registration, Refreshments and Networking: 06:30 p.m.; Talk: 07:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m. Time for networking after the event.
Location: Room P215 P-Building, Algonquin College,
1385 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2G 1V8
Parking: No fee after 5 p.m. at the Parking Lots 8 & 9. Please respect restricted areas.
Registration: Free. Pre-Registration requested. To ensure a seat, please register by e-mail contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Please use “IEEE AICN May2 event” as Subject Line
Organizer: Bhagvat Joshi, Hugh Reekie
Organized by: IEEE Ottawa Alliance of IEEE Consultants’ Networks (AICN) and IEEE Ottawa Vehicular Technology Society
Contact: Bhagvat Joshi – Chair AICN, Hugh Reekie – Chair VTS
We all hear of the latest and greatest smartphones and networks – 2G/3G/4G/LTE and beyond, but are you curious to know how they evolved and what may be the next new interface? Frank Rayal of BLiNQ Networks/TSI will present the evolution story in this interactive presentation.
Frank brings over 18 years of experience in the wireless industry where he held leadership positions with vendors to pioneer radio access and backhaul solutions as well as to provide design services to network operators. In his current role as VP, Product Management at BLiNQ, Frank is responsible for defining scalable wireless backhaul solutions for small cell base stations. He’s also principal at TSI, a management consulting firm focused on broadband wireless networks and applications. Frank held product management positions at Redline, Metawave and Ericsson. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, and a MASc in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Toronto, Canada.