Launch event of the Wireless Community

imec, 19 February 2009

This seminar is the launch event of the “Wireless Community”. Experts from both academia and industry will give you a first-hand insight in recent innovations in wireless communication, and current & future applications of wireless technology. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to network with researchers, developers and users in the field of wireless technology.

Open seminar “The future is wireless. A crash overview.”


imec – Kapeldreef 75, Leuven

Final programme
13:30 Registration
Welcome / Coffee
14:00 Welcome
Kris Hermus, Business Program Manager, IMEC
14:05 Building tomorrow’s wireless communication systems
Filip Louagie, Group Director Wireless, IMEC
14:35 The (r)evolution of wireless network architectures and protocols
Ingrid Moerman, Professor, IBBT-UGent
15:05 Flexible and cognitive radios: myth or reality?
Thierry Dubois, Technology Market Analyst, IMEC
15:35 The wireless community: How, what and why?
Kris Hermus, Coordinator Wireless Community, IMEC
16:15 Indoor positioning based on radio communication technology: a comparative survey
Lieven De Strycker, Professor, KaHo Sint-Lieven Ghent
16:45 Wireless sensor networks for industrial applications
Marc Engels, General Manager, FMTC
17:15 Bridging the gap between research & products: some case studies of wireless applications
John Gesquiere, Business Unit Manager, TELEVIC nv
17:45 Closing reception
with drinks and sandwiches