17th Work Meeting – Wireless Connectivity for the Internet of Things

Leuven, 4 December 2014

Wireless Connectivity for the Internet of Things

This workshop will be organised in collaboration with FITCE (www.fitce.be), the Belgian chapter of an international association that is committed to affecting telecommunication developments throughout Europe and the rest of the world.

The programma includes both oral presentations and demos, including:

  • existing and emerging wireless standards for the IoT
  • radio design for extreme low power sensor applications
  • wireless network topologies for the IoT
  • applications, such as smart home, intelligent transport systems

imec, Kapeldreef 75, 3001 Heverlee

13:00 Registrations
13:30 Introduction
Kris Hermus, Coordinator Wireless Community, imec
Marc Verbruggen, President FITCE Belgium
13:50 Challenges and opportunities for the Internet of Things
Sofie Pollin, KU Leuven – ESAT
14:15 Wireless Standards – Enabler of IoT Connectivity
Yan Zhang, imec-NL and Holst Centre
14:50 Long range connectivity networks for sensors
Lode Van Halewyck, Actility
15:20 DASH7: Context aware sensor and actuator data propagation system using sub-1 Ghz
Maarten Weyn, Universiteit Antwerpen
15:50 Coffee break
16:15 Wireless networking by 2020: the iMinds IoT program
Jeroen Hoebeke, iMinds-UGent
16:45 IoT applications and services in intelligent transport systems
Peter Van der Perre, ITS Belgium
17:10 Nightmare on connected street
Geert Vanderhulst, Alcatel-Lucent.
17:35 Conclusions + Discussion



In the morning (8h30-13h), you are also welcome at imec for the event “Internet of Things meets Security & Privacy”, an organisation of LSEC, DSP Valley, KU Leuven and VUB, and supported by the Belgian Internet of Things Community. Participation if free, but registration is required.

Registration fees for Wireless Community event in the afternoon (excl. VAT):
Regular – Early bird (until November 27, 2014) € 80
Regular – Late registration (from November 28, 2014) € 100
Wireless Community members € 0
FITCE.be members € 0

Please fill out the form below to register for the Wireless Community event.

Registrations can be cancelled until November 27, 2014. After this date the complete registration fee will be charged. Please send an email to registration@wireless-community.be to cancel your registration.

With >100 registrations, this event is now sold out.
The registration procedure is closed.