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"Market in Telecommunications" (MARS) Session

Cartagena, Spain, June 23-27, 2013

Dear All,

we are pleased to invite you to the “Market in Telecommunications” (MARS) Session 2013 that will take place during the 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Netwokorks ICTON 2013 in Cartagena,Spain, June 23-27, 2013. Key aspects of the MARS Session is the joint activity of research and industrial contexts under the market view context with active participation by experts from both areas. The MARS Session aims to create a direct connection between the business communities in the field of broadband communications.

Topics of relevance include but are not limited to:

  • Market analysis
  • Business strategies and market policies
  • Cost efficiency analysis
  • Capital expenditures
  • Operational expenditures
  • Next generation networks
  • All optical technologies
  • Broadband technologies
  • Wireless technologies
  • Low cost low power consumption devices, architectures and techniques
  • Energy efficiency
  • Unbundling
  • Security and costs
  • Open access
  • NGPON3 requirements and markets

We cordially invite you to contribute to ICTON 2013 MARS Session with an Invited Paper addressing the progress in your research domain with a particular emphasis on your own and your lab/institute achievements related to the session fields of interests. We would appreciate very much if you could confirm your availability asap. Please also send to (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) a preliminary information on your proposed contribution: the tentative title, intended author list, and a few-line abstract at your earliest convenience or by January 20, 2013. The full-text four page paper or an extended abstract will be requested by April 20, 2013. Please, remember to mark the file with a name addressing the MARS session (e.g. author_MARS.doc).

Please refer to http://www.itl.waw.pl/icton2013 for the scope of ICTON Conference and accompanying events. Please note we would request the IEEE Copyright Transfer Form - viewable and printable version available at http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/rights/copyrightmain.html#sect2 for all submissions. This is a condition to have your paper included in ICTON 2013 Proceedings and in the IEEE-Xplore Digital Library.

Should you have any preferences for ICTON sections/sessions as listed at the site, please kindly let me know, I would be happy to follow them.

Looking forward to hear from you soon,
With kindest regards,
Giorgio, Antonio and Marian