Wednesday, January 23, 2008

UpCoMing talk... The Evolution of Mobile Communications: 0G to 4G

Prepared by Chee Hong
Blogged by Mei Ping

UpCoMing talk... The Evolution of Mobile Communications: 0G to 4G

Dear ALL,

As we move forward to the new information age, knowledge and awareness on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is imperative and inevitable. As such, we Young Engineers from Graduate & Student Section - The Young Engineers Section of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM G&S-YES) have lined up a talk on The Evolution of Mobile Communications: 0G to 4G jointly organised with IET YMS for the benefits of all. We are pleased to invite all of you to participate in this talk with the details as follow:

Talk on The Evolution of Mobile Communications:
0G to 4G
(Jointly organised by IEM G&S-YES and IET YMS)

Date : 21st February 2008 (Thursday)
Time : 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Venue : IEM Seminar Room 2, 2nd Floor, Bangunan Ingenieur (IEM building), Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Speaker : Mr. Kwong Chiew Foong

Please note that seats for the talk are limited and registration will be based on a first come first serve basis on the spot.

The mobile communications technology, especially the mobile phones has proven to be one of the most outstanding technological and commercial achievements of the last century. The mobile communications has rapidly progressed from a minority, specialized item to virtually an essential commodity for both business and leisure use. This presentation will explore the evolution of mobile communication technologies by looking from the historical perspective, potential market and possible future long term evolution (LTE) as declared by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), an international consortium for the technical development of the new generation for mobile communications. Also, the presentation will discuss the expectation of the services in the Fourth Generation of mobile communication systems (4G), from the perspective of researchers and consumers.

C.F. Kwong completed his studies in B.Eng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, UK in 2001 with First Class Honours and received a scholarship from the University of Bradford, UK to read MSc in Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications where he graduated with a Distinction. He is currently a Senior Lecturer and the Head of Programme at the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, INTI International University College, Malaysia. He is also the Head of Satellite & Mobile Group (SMG) in the same University and his research interest includes the cross layer protocols and the mobility management for the hybrid terrestrial and satellite communication networks.

Attached herewith please find the flyer of this talk for details.

For further queries, just contact the following:
ð Engr. Jimmy Fam (019-2826137

With that, we look forward to your participation... CHEERS !!! J

With Warm Regards,

IEM G&S-YES Webmaster
Graduate & Student Section - The Young Engineers Section (G&S-YES)
The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)

FUNDS FOR IEM NEW BUILDING: IEM members are required to contribute RM10.00 per entry per talk as of 1st August 2007. This contribution will be towards the Institution's Building Fund. All contributions will be deeply appreciated by IEM. Only IEM Student members and IET members are exempted.

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