Description
Go to day
  • Monday, 11 March 2013
    • 08:30 - 10:00 REGISTRATION
      Registration of participants at Galileo Guesthouse SDU Meeting Room (behind Reception Desk), and administrative/financial matters
      • 08:30 REGISTRATION 1h30'
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
      • 10:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks 30'
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 11:45 Why Wireless?
      • 11:00 Why Wireless? 45'
        Speaker: Ermanno Pietrosemoli, ICTP, Italy
    • 11:45 - 12:30 Radio Physics I
      • 11:45 Radio Physics I 45'
        Speaker: Carlo Fonda, ICTP, Italy
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 Radio Physics II
      • 14:00 Radio Physics II 1h30'
        Speaker: Carlo Fonda, ICTP, Italy
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 Fundamentals of Telecommunication Systems
      • 16:00 Fundamentals of Telecommunication Systems 1h0'
        Speaker: Ermanno Pietrosemoli, ICTP, Italy
  • Tuesday, 12 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:30 Introduction to WiFi
      • 09:00 Introduction to WiFi 1h30'
        Speaker: Ermanno Pietrosemoli, ICTP, Italy
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 12:30 Access Point configuration
      • 11:00 Access Point configuration 1h30'
        Speaker: Carlo Fonda, ICTP, Italy
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 LABORATORY: Access Point configuration
      • 14:00 LABORATORY: Access Point configuration 1h30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 LABORATORY: Access Point configuration
      • 16:00 LABORATORY: Access Point configuration 1h0'
  • Wednesday, 13 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:30 Antenna Theory
      • 09:00 Antenna Theory 1h30'
        Speaker: Ermanno Pietrosemoli, ICTP, Italy
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 11:45 Antennas and Transmission lines
      • 11:00 Antennas and Transmission lines 45'
        Speaker: Ermanno Pietrosemoli, ICTP, Italy
    • 11:45 - 12:30 Comparative use of unlicensed spectrum
      • 11:45 Comparative use of unlicensed spectrum 45'
        Speaker: Carlo Fonda, ICTP, Italy
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 LABORATORY: Antennas building and Measurements
      • 14:00 LABORATORY: Antennas building and Measurements 1h30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 LABORATORY: Antennas building and Measurements
      • 16:00 LABORATORY: Antennas building and Measurements 1h0'
  • Thursday, 14 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:30 Off-Grid Powering
      • 09:00 Off-Grid Powering 1h30'
        Speaker: Ermanno Pietrosemoli, ICTP, Italy
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 11:45 dB Math
      • 11:00 dB Math 45'
        Speaker: Carlo Fonda, ICTP, Italy
    • 11:45 - 12:30 Radio Link Budget
      • 11:45 Radio Link Budget 45'
        Speaker: Ermanno Pietrosemoli, ICTP, Italy
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 LABORATORY: Radio Mobile
      • 14:00 LABORATORY: Radio Mobile 1h30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 LABORATORY: Radio Mobile
      • 16:00 LABORATORY: Radio Mobile 1h0'
  • Friday, 15 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:30 Long distance WiFi
      • 09:00 Long distance WiFi 1h30'
        Speaker: Carlo Fonda, ICTP, Italy
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 12:30 Outdoor Installations
      • 11:00 Outdoor Installations 1h30'
        Speaker: Ermanno Pietrosemoli, ICTP, Italy
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 LABORATORY: Access Point configuration II
      • 14:00 LABORATORY: Access Point configuration II 1h30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 LABORATORY: Access Point configuration II
      • 16:00 LABORATORY: Access Point configuration II 1h0'
  • Monday, 18 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:30 Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks
      • 09:00 Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks 1h30'
        Speaker: Marco Zennaro, ICTP, Italy
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 11:45 Intro to Open Software and Hardware
      • 11:00 Intro to Open Software and Hardware 45'
        Speaker: Sebastian Büttrich, ITU, Denmark and NSRC, USA
    • 11:45 - 12:30 Intro to Arduino
      • 11:45 Intro to Arduino 45'
        Speaker: Sebastian Büttrich, ITU, Denmark and NSRC, USA
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 LABORATORY: Arduino
      • 14:00 LABORATORY: Arduino 1h30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 LABORATORY: Arduino
      • 16:00 LABORATORY: Arduino 1h0'
  • Tuesday, 19 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:30 Options for WSN communications
      • 09:00 Options for WSN communications 1h30'
        Speaker: Marco Zennaro, ICTP, Italy
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 12:30 Options for WSN sensing
      • 11:00 Options for WSN sensing 1h30'
        Speaker: Sebastian Büttrich, ITU, Denmark and NSRC, USA
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 LABORATORY: Arduino Communications and Sensing
      • 14:00 LABORATORY: Arduino Communications and Sensing 1h30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 LABORATORY: Arduino Communications and Sensing
      • 16:00 LABORATORY: Arduino Communications and Sensing 1h0'
  • Wednesday, 20 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:30 Intro to Middleware for WSN
      • 09:00 Intro to Middleware for WSN 1h30'
        Speaker: Antoine Bagula, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 12:30 Designing a WSN Solution
      • 11:00 Designing a WSN Solution 1h30'
        Speaker: Sebastian Büttrich, ITU, Denmark and NSRC, USA
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 14:45 Wireless Impact on Developing Countries
      Location:
      • 14:00 Wireless Impact on Developing Countries 45'
        Speaker: William Luther, USA
    • 14:45 - 15:30 Monitoring Lake Nakuru using WSN: a proposal
      • 14:45 Monitoring Lake Nakuru using WSN: a proposal 45'
        Speaker: Alice Bett, Kenya
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 Wireless Applications for Research in Africa
      • 16:00 Wireless Applications for Research in Africa 1h0'
        Speaker: Joseph Intsiful, UNDP African Adaptation Programme, Senegal,
  • Thursday, 21 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 09:30 ICTP Internet in Africa and the role of ICTP
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 ICTP Internet in Africa and the role of ICTP 30'
        Speaker: S. Radicella, ICTP, Italy
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Broadband: Challenges,Vision, and the Role of ITU
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Broadband: Challenges,Vision, and the Role of ITU 30'
        Speaker: Mike Nxele, ITU, Switzerland
    • 10:00 - 10:30 ICTP-triggered migration from academia to business: a Nigerian experienc
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 ICTP-triggered migration from academia to business: a Nigerian experienc 30'
        Speaker: Emmanuel Ekuwem, Teledom International, Nigeria
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 11:45 Practical Aspects of Deploying Self Powered White Space Rural Broadband Networks
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Practical Aspects of Deploying Self Powered White Space Rural Broadband Networks 45'
        Speaker: Malcolm Brew, Centre for White Space Communications, Strathclyde University, UK
    • 11:45 - 12:30 Broadband Internet: Expansion Strategies
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:45 Broadband Internet: Expansion Strategies 45'
        Speaker: Giovanni Repici, Italy
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
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      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 14:45 Bridging over the sea: the case of the "Alta Alta" oceanographic tower
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Bridging over the sea: the case of the "Alta Alta" oceanographic tower 45'
        Speaker: Mauro Bastianini, CNR, Italy
    • 14:45 - 15:30 ICT for food and environmental security in emerging regions: where are we?
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 ICT for food and environmental security in emerging regions: where are we? 45'
        Speaker: Simone Sala, MIT, USA
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Commercial microwave communication networks as remote sensing tool for precipitation and humidity: Introduction and Applications
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:00 Commercial microwave communication networks as remote sensing tool for precipitation and humidity: Introduction and Applications 30'
        Speaker: Christian Chwala, KIT, Germany
    • 16:30 - 17:00 The AfricaArray network of seismic, GPS and Weather sensors in Subsaharan Africa: a major networking challenge
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 The AfricaArray network of seismic, GPS and Weather sensors in Subsaharan Africa: a major networking challenge 30'
        Speaker: Damien Delvaux, Africa Array, South Africa & Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium
  • Friday, 22 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 09:45 Advanced WSN solution: consideration about how an open middleware platform is matching the market needs and enabling the WSN/IOT world
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Advanced WSN solution: consideration about how an open middleware platform is matching the market needs and enabling the WSN/IOT world 45'
        Speaker: Andrea Borsetti, Appsento, Switzerland
    • 09:45 - 10:30 First Mile Initiatives on ICT for Rural Development
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:45 First Mile Initiatives on ICT for Rural Development 45'
        Speaker: Bjorn Pehrson, KTH, Sweden
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 11:00 - 11:45 The Evolution of Wireless Technologies
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 The Evolution of Wireless Technologies 45'
        Speaker: William Luther, USA
    • 11:45 - 12:30 White Space Scanning, A Step Towards Rural Connection in Malawi: Issues, Needs and Challenges. and The Long Range Wireless Link in Malawi: Challenges at Zomba Peak.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:45 White Space Scanning, A Step Towards Rural Connection in Malawi: Issues, Needs and Challenges. and The Long Range Wireless Link in Malawi: Challenges at Zomba Peak. 45'
        Speaker: The e-Communications Research Group, Malawi
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
      Location:
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 Informal discussions
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Informal discussions 1h30'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:00 Closing Ceremony
      Distribution of Diploma certificates to participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:00 Closing Ceremony 1h0'