Recent and Upcoming Events

Upcoming BWAC Spring 2020 Meeting

Due to COVID-19, the semiannual BWAC IAB Meeting will take place virtually via Zoom, May 5-6, 2020.  Links to the meeting will be sent directly to IAB members and other participants. To help with the logistics, participants (IAB members, BWAC faculty and students, and other invited parties) should register at the following link:

Registration: Click here to register for the meeting.

A tentative agenda for the meeting can be found here.

Fall 2019 BWAC Semi-annual Meeting at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 21-22, 2019

The Fall 2019 BWAC IAB Meeting was successfully completed at North Carolina State University on November 21-22, 2019, with an evening reception on Nov. 20.

Registration: Click here to register for the meeting.

Agenda: Click here to see the meeting agenda.

Flight: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU).

On-campus Hotel 1: 

Hotel name: The ALOFT Raleigh

Address: 2100 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

Group rate: Click here to book the hotel at a discounted group rate of $163 per night.

On-campus Hotel 2: 

Hotel name: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University

Address: 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27605

Group rate: Click here to book the hotel at a discounted group rate of $154 per night.

On-campus Hotel 3: 

Hotel name: The Stateview Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 2451 Alumni Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606

Group rate: Click here to book the hotel at a discounted group rate of $174 per night.

Campus Maps: 

   - Centennial Campus (Engineering Buildings)

   - Main Campus

   - Student Centers Parking Map

Meeting Location: The meeting will take place at Talley Student Union on the campus of North Carolina State University. Address: 2610 Cates Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please see the instructions and maps below.

  • If walking from The ALOFT Hotel:

  • If driving, visitor parking is available for a fee and can be reached:
    • From Western Blvd and Morrill Dr, take Morrill Dr north and turn right at Cates Ave. The Coliseum Parking Deck will be to the left.
    • From Western Blvd and Pullen Rd, take Pullen Rd north and turn left at Dunn Ave. The Coliseum Parking Deck will be to the left.
    • From Hillsborough St and Dan Allen Dr, take Dan Allen Dr south. The Dan Allen Drive Parking Deck will be on the left.
  • If using public transportation (fare-free), Talley Student Union is situated near the following bus stops at:
    • Morrill Dr at Cates Ave
    • Morrill Dr at Carmichael Gym
    • Reynolds Coliseum
    • Dunn Ave at Jeter Dr (Coliseum Parking Deck)

Meeting and Dinner Locations at Talley Student Union (TSU): 

  • Day 1 - evening reception (Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019):
    • 6:00 PM - 8 PM: TSU, BR-Currituck Ballroom (far right)
  • Day 2 (Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019):
    • 8 AM - 7:30 PM: TSU, BR-Coastal Ballroom
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM: TSU, 3285
  • Day 3 (Friday, Nov. 22, 2019):
    • 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM: TSU, 4140-Governance Chamber

Room Maps: 

  • Talley Student Union - Room 3285:

  • Talley Student Union - Room 4140:

 

The Spring 2019 BWAC Semi-annual Meeting at the Catholic University of America, Washington DC, May 23-24, 2019

 

The Spring 2019 BWAC IAB Meeting was successfully completed at the Catholic University of America on May 23-24, 2019.

Registration: Click here to register for the meeting.

Agenda: Click here to see the meeting agenda.

Meeting Location: The meeting took place in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Rooms A and B, at The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave. N.E., Washington, DC 20064. Please see the instructions and maps below.

Campus Map & Meeting location

Metro System Map

Hotel Reservation: 

Hotel name: Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol

Address: 1325 2nd Street NE Washington, District Of Columbia 20002

Note: a block of rooms have been reserved for the BWAC meeting at a discounted group rate of $234 per night.

Click here for online booking.

You may also call for reservations at 1-800-321-2211 and refer the group name to reserve rooms at the discounted rate (group name: Catholic University of America_Broadband Wireless Access & Application Center Meeting, M-FDWQRSU).

The cutoff date for the room block is April 24, 2019.  Please reserve your rooms prior to this date.

 

Join us for the Fall 2015 BWAC IAB Meeting at Oxford, MS! Nov. 3-4, 2015

Save the date!

Our fall BWAC meeting is set to take place at the University of Mississippi in the town of Oxford, MS, from Tuesday, November 3, through Wednesday, November 4 (half-a-day).  

There is going to be an optional welcome reception on the evening of Monday, November 2.

For registration information please visit http://engineering.olemiss.edu/broadband/

Join us for the Spring 2015 BWAC IAB Meeting at Notre Dame, IN! April 19-21, 2015

WHAT: BWAC Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting

WHEN: Sunday, April 19 (optional evening reception) - Tuesday, April 21 (thru lunch)

WHERE: McKenna Conference Center, University of Notre Dame (http://morrisinn.nd.edu/conference-center/notre-dame-conference-center/)

HOW: Airports - South Bend (SBN), Midway (MDW), O’Hare (ORD); Accommodations - Blocks of rooms to be established

More details and registration at: http://wireless.nd.edu/iucrc/iab-spring2015

Join us for the Fall 2014 BWAC IAB Meeting at Charlottesville, VA! Oct 28-30, 2014

The next Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) meeting for BWAC is going to be hosted by the University of Virginia on October 28th-30th. For registration details click here (PDF document.)

A draft agenda can be found below.

BWAC@University of Virginia Agenda Draft Agenda

Oct 28th Travel day; Optional welcome reception in the evening

Oct 29th

Start Time

Description

8:00 AM

University of Virginia welcome

8:20 AM

State of the Center (Bose)

8:25 AM

Vision from IAB chair perspective

8:30 AM

Industry members

8:50 AM

NSF

9:20 AM

Break

9:40 AM

Site presentation - University of Arizona

10:10 AM

Site presentation - Auburn University

10:40 AM

Site presentation - University of Notre Dame

11:10 AM

Break

11:25 AM

Site presentation - University of Virginia

11:55 AM

Site presentation - Virginia Tech

12:25 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

Fundamental Research Proposal (FRP) Presentations

3:30 PM

Poster introductions: One minute per poster

4:00 PM

Poster session

5:00 PM

Free time

5:30 PM

Dinner

 

Oct 30th

Start Time

Description

8:00 AM

Company Presentations

9:00 AM

Parallel break-out sessions on collaborative proposal initiatives

9:45 AM

Report out

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

IAB Meeting (FRP Voting; Feedback on projects; and Life forms)

12:00 PM

Departure; Lunch boxes to go

 

The Spring 2014 IAB Meeting at Blacksburg, VA Successfully Completed!

The Spring 2014 IAB meeting, hosted by Virginia Tech, was a huge success!!! Several IAB members attended the board meeting and the Virginia Tech's Wireless Symposium that was collocated with the IAB meeting. The Fall 2014 IAB meeting will be at Charlottesville, VA, hosted by the University of Virginia. More information about the next meeting will be posted at the BWAC website late summer/early fall.

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