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Education & Training

IEEE Communications Society online courses are offered live, via WebEx. You can interact directly with the course instructors and will receive access to the course recording for subsequent review.

Upcoming Courses

Date Time Course Title & Description
08 October 2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT Emerging Optical Communication Technologies for 5G
Get a comprehensive review of the technologies and development efforts associated with 5G-oriented optical networks.
15 October 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Principles of Satellite Location and Navigation
Learn how satellite navigation works, what its features and limitations are, which satellite navigation systems are available or being developed and how to more effectively utilize them.
21 October 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Background Concepts of Optical Communication Systems
Learn basic concepts of optical communication systems to prepare for studying more advanced topics in optical communications.
23 October 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT 5G/NR Non-Standalone Deployment: Implementation, Performance and Challenges
Learn the fundamentals of the architecture, air interface and 3GPP deployment options of 5G New Radio (5G NR) as well as the interworking of NR with LTE regarding radio functionality, bearer handling, mobility and performance.
28 October 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Computing in Communication Networks – From Theory to Applications
Explore architectures and protocols to enable virtualization in future communication networks, with a specific focus on mobile networks (5G and beyond)
12 November 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EST Visible Light Communications
Examine limitations of conventional wireless access technology and understand advantages and challenges of VLC and light fidelity (LiFi).
18 November 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EST Software Defined Networking for Optical Networks: A Practical Introduction
Learn about the main drivers, uses, key benefits, current trends and underlying technologies around the concept of an SDN control plane.