Published on 10/05/05

UGA ‘UnWired’ conference in Tifton Nov. 1-2

University of Georgia

The "UnWired: Rural Wireless Conference" will be Nov. 1-2 at the University of Georgia's Tifton, Ga., campus. It will bring wireless experts, researchers and users to rural south Georgia.

"Anyone who attends this conference will walk away with a much better understanding of the potential of this technology," said Craig Kvien, chair of the UGA National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Lab in Tifton, Ga.

The conference keynoter, Hans-Werner Braun, spearheads the High- Performance Wireless Research and Education Network at University of California at San Diego.

Funding agencies and those who've had wireless projects funded will be at the conference, too.

Preregistration is $100. The cost is $125 at the door. A one-day registration is $50. To learn more, go to

Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.