Connecting the Next Billion

Microsoft Research India is organizing a two day networking workshop at Agra on Aug 28th-29th, 2010. The workshop will bring together top networking researchers with representatives from industry and government to discuss the technical, policy, and societal issues pertaining to “Connectivity for the Next Billion”, focusing primarily on wireless communication. This theme is inspired by the setting in India, but its scope extends well beyond. The workshop includes presentations and discussions that span a range of topics such as mesh networking and long-distance WiFi, including a retrospective on these, the whitespace and cognitive radios opportunity, spectrum policy issues, 4G technologies and beyond.

Dates : Aug 28 -29, 2010

Venue: Jaypee Palace Hotel Convention Centre, Fatehabad Road, Agra 282 003, Tel: 91-562-233 0800