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  WTS 2008 Program


Preliminary Program (updated 4/21/2008)

Thursday, April 24

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Kellogg West Auditorium

8:30 am - 10:15 am

Panel Discussion: Mobile Wireless Services and Applications

10:15 am - 10:30 am

Networking Break

10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Panel Discussion: Wireless Communications Investments and New Ventures

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Buffet Lunch (Kellogg West Dining Room)

Guest Speaker: Professor William Webb
Head of Research and Development
UK Office of Communications (Ofcom)

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Panel Discussion: Future Directions in Wireless Communications I

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Future Directions in Wireless Communications II

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Career Opportunities in Wireless Communications

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

WTS Organizers' Meeting

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Networking Session, Welcoming Dinner, and Lecture at Kellogg West Co-Hosted by the IEEE Communications Society

Guest Speaker: Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, "a Father of the Internet" and Developer of the Mathematical Theory of Packet Networks Professor, Computer Science Department, UCLA

Friday, April 25

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcoming Remarks
(Kellogg West Auditorium)



9:15 am - 10:00 am


10:00 am - 10:15 am


10:15 am - 11:00 am  

11:00 am - 11:45 am


Executive Session

John Kneuer, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and External Affairs, Rivada Networks
Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Networking Break


Professor Michael Walker - Group Research and Development Director,
Vodafone

Dr. Kevin Kahn - Intel Senior Fellow, Corporate Technology Group,
Director, Communications Technology Lab, Intel Corporation


12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Buffet Lunch (Kellogg West Dining Room)

Welcoming Remarks: Dr. J. Michael Ortiz, President, Cal Poly Pomona

WTS 2008 Co-Sponsor Recognition 

Guest Speaker: Dr. Heather Hudson
Professor and Director of the Telecommunications Management and Policy Program
School of Business and Management
University of San Francisco

 

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Wireless Network Security Tutorial I

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Networking Break

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Wireless Network Security Tutorial II

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Free Time

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bus Travel to the Queen Mary

5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Tour and reception aboard the Queen Mary docked in Long Beach Harbor

9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Bus Travel to Kellogg West

Saturday, April 26

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am - 10:15 am

Accepted Paper Sessions (I)

10:15 am - 10:30 am

Networking Break

10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Accepted Paper Sessions (II)

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Buffet Lunch (Kellogg West Dining Room)

Guest Speaker: Joe Jasin
Vice President of Corporate Investments
SK Telecom

1:15 pm - 1:40 pm

Doctoral Students Session/Poster Paper Session

1:45pm - 3:15 pm

Accepted Paper Sessions (III)

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Accepted Paper Sessions (IV)
Wireless Network Security Tutorial (III)

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Awards Ceremony for the Outstanding Paper Submitted and Presented and the Best Graduate and Undergraduate Student Papers Submitted and Presented
Closing Remarks

WTS 2008 - Accepted Paper Program