The Forthcoming 5G Wireless Technology

The Association of IT Professionals, Lehigh Valley Chapter
The Association of IT Professionals, Lehigh Valley Chapter
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Starlite Diner

233 PA-100 · Allentown, PA

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This presentation is opened for members and non-member professionals.

ABOUT: The Forthcoming 5G Wireless Technology

"Here Comes 5G: A 5 window approach to understanding the technology & its Societal/Business Implications"

This talk covers several aspects of the forthcoming 5G wireless technology. Initial part will discuss five major areas of the technology that are being driven forward with massive research & development efforts all over the world. Second part will discuss various deployment techniques service providers have been dreaming up and the technological enablers that bring the ideas to reality. Third part of the talk will analyze business and societal implications that are going to be disruptive. Talk will get into both positive and negative aspects of the deployment, potential stumbling blocks and notions that were held high in yesteryears that may need to be altered to realize the full potential of this deployment over the next decade.

PRESENTER: Dr. Sundar Vedantham, Director of Software Development at Intel Corporation.

Sundar Vedantham is a Director of Software Development working in the Datacenter Group (DCG) of Intel Corporation in Allentown, PA. He is a lifetime member of the ACM and is involved in promoting the organization both inside and outside his company. His skillset and experience cover a wide range of telecommunication related domains. His team is currently involved in delivering highly optimized firmware layers that run on complex SoC (System on Chip) devices that power mobile networks. While the previously delivered software versions have been successfully deployed in 4G networks around the world, his team is currently working on the platform software layer needed for the forthcoming 5G deployments. He joined Lucent Technologies couple of decades back and has traveled through various incarnations of his division as Agere Systems, LSI, Avago to eventually become part of Intel Corporation. In the previous decades he has worked on system integration issues related to DSLAM, RNC/Node-B systems, high speed NIC (Network Interface Cards) for intrusion detection and Business System Gateway designs.

The Starlight Diner, 233 N. Route 100, Allentown, PA[masked]. (610)[masked]. Near PA Route 100 in Fogelsville, PA, just south of the Interstate 78 exchange. Our meeting room is in the back and to the left of the building. Side entrance and parking to the meeting room are also available.

$20 to cover for the dinner. If you are NOT planning to attend the networking dinner, you do not need to RSVP -- just show up before 7 p.m. Otherwise please make your payment here by Sunday, November 17th. You can also pay via cash or check at the door.

Our dinner menu options are listed below. It comes with one vegetable, soup & salad bar, and dessert (ice cream, jello or pudding).

Stuffed Cabbage * Roast Turkey (antibiotics free) * Meatloaf Parmesan * Chicken Croquettes * Stuffed Shells Parmesan * Salmon Croquette (with Dill Sauce) * Liver (with onions) * Single Pork Chop * Broiled Haddock * Fried Haddock * Single Broiled Crab Pattie * 1/2 Roast Chicken (antibiotics free) * Chicken Breast (over rice) * Smoked Sausage (over Filling) * Chopped Sirloin (with Fried Onions) * Ravioli Parmesan with Meatball * Chicken Parmigiana * Pork Loin Cutlet * Fried Shrimp (5) * Texan Chicken (served with Fried Onions, mushrooms, B.B.Q Sauce & Melted Cheddar Cheese). An all-vegetarian Diet is available.

5:00 – 6:00 PM (Arrival and professional networking)
6:00 – 7:00 PM (Networking Dinner*)
7:00 – 8:30 PM (Presentation -- FREE)
@8:30 PM (Adjourn)

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