First IEEE VTS School in Latin America & Caribbean: V2X Communications

5 November, 2018 | Breaking News, Events & Conferences, Member Updates
Article by  Carlos A. Lozano-Garzon, Andres Navarro Cadavid and Javier Gozalvez

IEEE VTS and the IEEE VTS Colombia chapter are organizing the first-ever VTS School in Latin America & Caribbean. The school will take place at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá (Colombia) on 8 – 9 November 2018.

The first edition of this school is focused on V2X communications and networks, and will provide, in tutorial style, an in-depth view on latest technology developments in these areas:

  • Cellular-V2X
  • DSRC and IEEE 802.11p
  • 5G V2X
  • mmWave V2X, V2X field tests
  • V2X propagation characterization and modeling
  • cellular-based V2X communications
  • V2X networking
  • V2X use cases and applications

The school will include lectures from recognized experts in the field including:

  • Radovan Miucic (Changan US R&D Center and Wayne State University, US)
  • Sandra Céspedes (Universidad de Chile, Chile)
  • Leyre Azpilicueta (Tecnológico de Monterrey, México)
  • Martha Suarez (Agencia Nacional del Espectro, Colombia)
  • Javier Gozalvez (Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Spain)
  • Cayo Betancourt (Ericsson, Colombia)
  • Andrés Navarro (Universidad ICESI, Colombia)
  • Rafael Villalba (Volvo Group, Colombia)
  • Roberto Hoyos (Volvo Group, Colombia)

Visit the website for information on the school.

You are welcome to attend to this unique event, so please register online! The school targets professionals and researchers (including faculty, PhD and Masters students) interested in the area of V2X communications and vehicular networks. Most lectures will be delivered in Spanish.

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