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Third International Summer School on Advanced Broadband Communications

The European Community's RACE programme for research and development in advanced communications technologies will hold the Third International Summer School on Advanced Broadband Communications (ABC '95) in Aveiro, Madrid and Naples on 26-30 June 1995. It is organized in the f...

26 June 1995 - 26 June 1995
Spain

The European Community's RACE programme for research and development in advanced communications technologies will hold the Third International Summer School on Advanced Broadband Communications (ABC '95) in Aveiro, Madrid and Naples on 26-30 June 1995. It is organized in the framework of the RACE project BRAIN (bringing researchers in advanced communications to industry and network operators).

The following three fully interactive sites will host the summer school:

- University of Aveiro and DCID/CET, Aveiro, Portugal;
- Spain ETSI Telecommunications (UPM) and Telefonica I+D, Madrid, Spain;
- University of Naples and CRIAI, Naples, Italy.

ABC '95 will be a distributed event where the ISABEL multimedia computer supported cooperative work (CSCW) tele-training application will bring the lecture rooms at each of the sites together to form one virtual lecture room in which participants and lecturers can interact and work together.

Additional subsidiary sites with local audiences will also be part of ABC '95:

- University of Berne ASCOM, Berne, Switzerland;
- EU host, Brussels, Belgium;
- University of Chemnitz, Germany;
- KPN Research Laboratories, Leidschendam, the Netherlands;
- University of Linz, Austria;
- University of Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Links to sites will be realized by the new pan-European ATM network (PEAN), offering bandwidths from 2 to 34 Mbit/s.

ABC '95 will examine the following topics:

- Introduction to broadband communications;
- Access networks;
- Management of communications systems;
- Markets, services and applications;
- Advanced communications and future visions.
For further information, please contact:

European Commission
DG XIII/B
Mr. Eamonn Maguire
200 rue de la Loi
B-1049 Brussels
Tel. +32-2-2963497; Fax +32-2-2956937