New England Workshop on Software-Defined Radio
Workshops Thursday June 2 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Symposium Friday June 3 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Northeastern University (NEU) Boston, MA, USA
Poster Submissions Accepted Until Friday May 15
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE
You are cordially invited to the 2016 New England Workshop on Software Defined Radio (NEWSDR 2016), which is the sixth installment of an annual series of symposium and workshop events organized by the Boston SDR User Group (SDR-Boston).
This year, NEWSDR will be held at Northeastern University (NEU), and consists of a day-long symposium on Friday, as well as several hands-on workshops the evening before on Thursday. You are welcome to attend either or both events, which are entirely free.
Attendance is typically about 100 people, and attendees are from both academia and industry.
THURSDAY JUNE 2 18:00 to 21:00
Forsyth Building 70 Forsyth Street Room 236 and 237
16:00 to 18:00 Early Sessions for Workshop Setup and Prerequisites
18:00 to 21:00 Workshop Events
Two workshops are being offered:
- "Introduction to SDR with Matlab and RTL-SDR Dongle"
- "Hands-On Introduction to Doing SDR in FPGA with RFNoC"
by Ettus Research
MathWorks and Ettus Research will each run a workshop on the evening before the main event. Workshops are technical, practical, hands-on activities in a group setting. Specific topics and further details about the workshops will be announced shortly. Attendance is free, but advance registration is required. Free pizza and soda will be provided.
FRIDAY JUNE 3 08:00 to 16:00
Raytheon Amphitheater Egan Research Center 120 Forsyth Street
08:00 to 08:30 Coffee and Light Refreshments
08:30 to 08:40 Welcome and Introduction
08:40 to 10:00 Sponsor Flash Talks (20 minutes each)
10:00 to 11:00 Coffee, Attendee Networking, Poster Sessions,
Sponsor Exhibits and Demos
11:00 to 12:00 Invited Talk: Mr Richard Reinhart,
NASA Glenn Research Center
12:00 to 13:00 Lunch and Attendee Networking
13:00 to 14:00 Invited Talk: Dr Tommaso Melodia,
14:00 to 15:00 Coffee, Attendee Networking, Poster Sessions,
Sponsor Exhibits and Demos
15:00 to 16:00 Sponsor Short Course by Analog Devices
16:00 to 16:15 Closing Remarks
* Mr. Richard Reinhart, NASA Glenn Research Center * Prof. Tommaso Melodia, Northeastern University
Technical Poster Presentations:
* Covering the recent work in SDR and cognitive radio technology * Poster presentations are now being solicited * See link at the bottom of this email to submit your abstract
* Analog Devices * Ettus Research / National Instruments * MathWorks * MediaTek Wireless
The symposium features plenary speakers, technical poster presentation sessions, hardware and software demonstrations from the event sponsors, and workshops from the event sponsors, all focusing on recent work in SDR and cognitive radio technology. Free breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided. Attendance is free, but advance registration is required.
The symposium provides an excellent networking opportunity and a terrific venue to exchange thoughts and ideas with other people working in the SDR space.
* Register for the Symposium, or the Workshop, or both
* Registration is required but is completely free
* Registration takes less than 5 minutes
* Registration includes free food
* Parking available
* You must register online for food and parking
* Attendance, food, parking are all limited, so please register online as soon as possible to secure your spot
* Registration deadline is Friday May 20
* See link at the bottom of this announcement to register online
Attendee Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1QCIyKIVzpZfzh4ptim7zCIbcKvi2drDLurkptokdqN4
Poster Abstract Submission: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17faN0FQuifOHS4xX1TZWN9ABMlY__s3g81ZUfIwdtqE
More information, and the event schedule, for this event can be found at our website: