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Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (GMT)


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18th Jan 2011 - WATERFORD Workshop - Arclabs, Carriganore, Waterford Ended Free  


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With the introduction of the iPhone and the Android operating system, Mobile services have exploded over the past two years, Join The Future of Mobile Services  Workshop 2011  to discover where mobile services are going over the next four years and how this will impact your business. This event is designed to bring research to industry – to show you new trends and technologies that will help you become more competitive and better informed about the next wave of technology.

Hear from one of Ireland’s largest mobile and telecoms research centres,  the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG)  together with its industry focused research and commercialisation arm the Centre for Converged Services (3CS).   

REGISTER NOW  for workshops to discover more about:

  • The future of mobile apps
  •  Pervasive and Context aware mobile services
  • Mobile IMS services, mobile social network services
  •  Analytics and mobile social network analysis

Join the networking sessions and open debate;  and  voice your opinions on the type of mobile research that your company  and industry would want to see in the future,  learn how Enterprise Ireland can assist you in mobile Research & Development.

REGISTER today or FOWARD TO A FRIEND and don't miss out on this great opportunity!

Location Map to TSSG, Carriganore


JAN 18th  2011 -   WATERFORD -  Arclabs, Carriganore, Waterford    -  10.00 - 17.30

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10:00 – 10:30

Welcome and Coffee


For 35 people

10:30 – 10:40

Introduction to Future Mobile Services

Find out more about one of Ireland’s largest and leading mobile research organisations the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) and its industry focused research and commercialisation arm in the rapidly growing mobile services space the Centre for Converged Services (3CS).


Barry Downes

Is the Executive Director of Innovation and Commercialization at the TSSG, the Executive Director of the Centre for Converged Services and the founder of a number of mobile start-ups such as FeedHenry and ZolkC.


10:40 – 11:00

The Future of Mobile Apps

Find out where mobile apps are headed. What types of apps will be developed over the next few years. How important will enterprise apps be? What are the issues developers need to be aware of such as multiple devices, mobile cloud computing, integration into enterprise systems and security. Also find out where developer tools are going and see the first public launch of FeedHenry’s new cross platform development environment and community.


Dr Mícheál Ó Foghlú

Is the Executive Director Research and  one of the co-founders of the TSSG in WIT.  He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the W3C, the Advisory Council of the Internet Society and is chair of the Irish IPv6 Taskforce.  He has recently taken on the role of CTO of FeedHenry, a spin-out company from the TSSG, focused on enterprise mobile apps.

John Frizelle

Is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Converged Services leading the development of new mobile platforms and development tools. John is just about to take up a position as the Chief Architect of FeedHenry Ltd.


11:00 – 11:20

The Future of Mobile IMS Services

Find out how the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) enables new opportunities for Telco mobile services and integration of existing services with Telco networks. Also learn about how you can get direct access to Ireland’s only open IMS Test bed at the NGN Test Centre for services.


Shane Dempsey

Is the Manager of the NGN Test Centre . Shane has over 10 years experience as a senior researcher in IMS services.


11:20 – 11:40

The Future of Mobile Pervasive Services

Find out where augmented reality mobile services are going. Also see a case study of the work that 3CS is doing for ZolkC and see just how far an Android device can be pushed to deliver context and location aware services for tourist sites around the world.

John McGovern

Is a senior researcher at the Centre for Converged Services and the lead researcher on the technology that launched ZolKC. John continues to work with ZolkC on their pervasive services strategy and technology rollout internationally.


11:40 – 12:00

The Future of Mobile Social Network Services

See how social network integration is going to shape mobile services. Learn about the largest R&D programme in the world run by the European Commission and the only Irish run Integrated Project in the most recent set of Commission projects – titled SOCIETIES, which is mapping out the future of mobile social network services. Discover how to get involved in the next EU funding round.


Robert Mullins

Robert has over 15 years experience in the Telecoms industry at both engineering, product, and project managment.   Robert  continues to work as a research leader on many European projects, and is an  expert in IMS technology having managed TSSG's involvment in the IMS ARCS industry lead project researching services and NGN technology. 

12:00 – 12:20

The Future of Mobile Social Network Analytics

Find out where analytics are going for mobile services and mobile social network services. Learn about mobile Social Network Analysis and how you can take advantage of it.

Eric Robson

Is a senior researcher at the Centre for Converged Services. Eric has over 10 years industry and research experience in data mining and analytics and is currently leading a number of social network analysis projects.


12:20 – 12:30

Opportunities to Partner with TSSG on the Future of Mobile Services

Find out how to leverage the TSSG and 3CS’s research and innovation in mobile services. Discover more about Enterprise Ireland programmes that provide supports to partner with TSSG and 3CS.


Barry Downes



Light lunch served


12:45 – 15:00

Break out session – What are you views?

Where do you think mobile services are going? What type of research and development do you think is important? What type of research is needed to keep Ireland in the forefront of this key area? What are the priorities that you see as important? Join this session to have your say.


Eugene Crehan

15:00 – 15:30

Feedback and Q&A wit the panel


Barry Downes, John Frizelle, Shane Dempsey, John McGovern, Kevin Doolin

Eric Robson






Have questions about THE FUTURE OF MOBILE SERVICES WORKSHOP 2011? Contact Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG)
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Arclabs Research & Innovation Centre
WIT West Campus
Carriganore, WATERFORD

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (GMT)

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