Program

WTS 2014 Program

Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge

Morning & Afternoon Sight-Seeing in Washington, DC
Tour Includes the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, and Supreme Court
Meeting with Congressman Matt Salmon, 5th District of Arizona

*Note: The Size of the Tour Group for this Free Tour will be Restricted. Early Conference Registration and Tour Sign-up are Recommended.
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm WTS Organizers' Meeting

Waterview Conference Center

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcoming Remarks
9:15 am – 10:00 am Peter Hadinger, President, Inmarsat, Inc.
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 11:15 am Patricia Cooper, President, Satellite Industry Association
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Peter A. Tenhula, Senior Advisor
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
“2014 Telecom and Media Regulatory Overview”
Guest Speaker: Andrew D. Lipman, Partner, Bingham McCutchen LLP
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm "What being global really means"
Dr. Rob van den Dam, Global Telecommunications Industry Leader
IBM Institute for Business Value
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Panel Discussion: “Toward Gigabit Wireless Networks: Technology, Regulatory, and Business Opportunities”
Organizer and Moderator: Dr. Ehsan Sheybani, Professor, VSU
Panelists: Dr. Habib Riazi, Director of RF and Systems Engineering, Mobile Access Division, Corning Telecom
Dr. Saied Kazeminejad, Engineer IV, 4G Network Development- LTE Advanced, Sprint
Dr. Masoud Olfat, Director of RAN Technology & Standards, LightSquared
4:45 pm – 9:00 pm Welcoming Reception & Dinner
Waterview Conference Center & Hotel Le Meridien Arlington
Guest Speaker: Julius Knapp, Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology (OET)
U.S. Federal Communications Commission

Waterview Conference Center

8:00 am – 10:00 am Mobile Computing Workshop: Part I
“Responsive Web Design”: Presenter: Dr. Drew Hwang
“Mobile Forensics & Security”: Presenter: Dr. Gregory Carlton
“Mobile Application Development”: Presenter: Dr. Zhongming Ma
Computer Information Systems Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
10:00 am – 10:15 am Break
10:15 am – 11:15 am Mobile Computing Workshop: Part II
“Responsive Web Design”: Presenter: Dr. Drew Hwang
“Mobile Forensics & Security”: Presenter: Dr. Gregory Carlton
“Mobile Application Development”: Presenter: Dr. Zhongming Ma
Computer Information Systems Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Dr. Eduardo Esteves, VP Product Development, Qualcomm Research
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
Guest Speaker: Dr. Martin S. Kohn, Chief Medical Scientist, Jointly Health
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Michael D. Gallagher
President and CEO
Entertainment Software Association
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Dr. Francois Cosquer
CTO Security IP Platforms
Alcatel-Lucent
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Tutorial: “Wireless Technologies & Healthcare: Applications, Requirements, and Emerging Research”
Presenter: Professor Upkar Varshney
Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University
4:45 pm – 6:45 pm Reception & Dinner
Waterview Conference Center & Hotel Le Meridien Arlington
"Media Going Mobile: The Multi-Screen Revolution and the American Media Landscape"?
Guest Speaker: Dr. William F. Baker, Director, the Bernard L. Schwartz Center for Media, Education, and Public Policy at Fordham University
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm Twilight Tour of Washington, DC

Waterview Conference Center

8:30 am – 10:00 am Paper Presentation Session (I)
10:00 am – 10:15 am Break
10:15 am – 11:45 am Paper Presentation Session (II)
11:45 am – 1:45 pm Lunch
Awards Ceremony
"Spectrum - from mining to recycling"
Guest Speaker: Dr. Henning Schulzrinne, Chief Technology Officer, U. S. Federal Communications Commission
Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm Paper Presentation Session (III)
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Paper Presentation Session (IV)