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From NGN (Next Generation Network) towards NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Network) – Understanding the relationship between 3GPP IMS and 3GPP Evolved Packet Core (EPC).

March 16, 2010

Talk by: Professor Dr. Thomas Magedanz. (Head of Competence Center Next Generation Network Infrastructure at Frounhofer FOKUS.

Date: 11 March , 2010.

Time : 8.30 a.m  to 1.00 pm.

Venue: Auditorium 2nd Floor , MIMOS Berhad , Technology Park Malaysia.

This half-day workshop provides an overview of Next Generation Mobile Network (NGMN) as
defined by the NGMN Alliance (www.ngmn.org) and the corresponding 3GPP standards related to the Long term Evolution (LTE) and in particular the Evolved Packet Core (EPC). In addition, the workshop also address the potential EPC application domains, namely the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) as well as potential open internet service architectures. The tutorial terminates with an introduction to the TU Berlin / Fraunhofer FOKUS OpenEPC (www.openepc.net) software toolkit enabling rapid NGMN prototyping for applied academic and industry research.

Speaker’s Bio:

Thomas Magedanz (PhD) is professor in the electrical engineering and computer sciences faculty at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. In addition, he is director of the “Next Generation Network Infrastructure” division of the Fraunhofer institute FOKUS, which provides various testbeds and tools in the context of converging networks and open service delivery platforms. For more than 20 years Prof. Magedanz has been working in the convergence field of fixed and mobile telecommunications, the Internet and information technologies. In the course of his research activities he published more than 200 technical papers/articles. In addition, Prof Magedanz is senior member of the IEEE, and editorial board member of several journals. In 2007, Prof. Magedanz joined the European FIRE (Future Internet Research and Experimental Facilities) Expert Group.

Refetrence : http://www.ngmn.org

http://www.openepc.net

http://www.fokus.fraunhofer.de/en/fokus/index.html

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