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  WTS 2009 Program

Preliminary WTS 2009 Program
(Updated May 03, 2009)

WTS 2009 - Accepted Paper Program

Wednesday, April 22

8:00 am - 9:00 am


9:00 am – 9:15 am

Welcoming Remarks

9:15 am – 10:00 am

Accepted Paper Presentations

Professor Achim Gottscheber
Professor, Heidelberg University of Applied Sciences
“A Framework for the Service Delivery in Mobile Networks”
Co-Authors: Uma Shanker (University of London); Hamid Aghvami (King's College London)

Dr. Natalia Ermolova
Senior Research Scientist, Communications Laboratory
Helsinki University of Technology
"Broadband High Power Amplifiers for Future Wireless Communication Systems"

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Networking Break

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Dr. Francois Cosquer
CTO Security and Technology Strategist
Alcatel Lucent Enterprise
“Mobility and Enterprise 2.0”

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

LTE Technologies Tutorial: Innovations and Candidate Technologies for LTE Advanced
Bernd Haberland
Head of LTE Technology Integration
Alcatel-Lucent Bell Laboratories

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

IEEE Communications Society Co-Sponsored Welcoming Lunch
Guest Speaker: Professor Paul Kuhn
Chair, Computer Networks and Communications Engineering
University of Stuttgart
"Development of Global Communications"

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dr. Jeannette Wing
Assistant Director of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate
National Science Foundation
“Frontiers in Research and Education in Computing: A View from the National Science Foundation”

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Wireless Communications Regulation and Policy
“How can regulation help (or inhibit) innovative new services?”
Moderator: Professor William Webb, Ofcom
Regulators: Dr. Ruprecht Niepold, European Commission, Information Society and Media DG
Fokko Bos, Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Directorate General for Energy and Telecommunications
Stakeholders: Eduard Eck, Telefonica O2 Czech Republic
Dr. Werner Mohr; Nokia Siemens Networks

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Free Time

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Historical Tram Tour from the Crowne Plaza Prague to Vltava River Embankment

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dinner Cruise on the Vltava River

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tram Back to the Crowne Plaza Prague

Thursday, April 23

8:00 am – 9:00 am


9:00 am – 10:00 am

10:00 am – 10:15 am

10:15 am – 11:00 am

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Executive Session

Dr. Gee Rittenhouse – VP of Bell Labs Research, Alcatel-Lucent
"Future of Wireless Communications"

Networking Break

Ing. Ladislav Mozny - VP Strategy, T-Mobile Czech Republic
"Future of Enterprise"

Professor Michael Walker - Group Research and Development Director, Vodafone Group Plc
"Broadband through Wireless"

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm


Guest Speaker: Professor William Webb – Head of Research & Development,
UK Office of Communications
"European Wireless at the Crossroads: Bit-pipe or not Bit-pipe?"

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cellular TV Phone Tutorial (I)
Dr. J. P. Shim
Professor, Mississippi State University

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Cellular TV Phone Tutorial (II)
Dr. J. P. Shim
Professor, Mississippi State University
Cell TV Phone: Current Status, Issues, Misconceptions, and Strategic Implications (II)

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Poster Paper Session

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

WTS Organizers’ Meeting

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Time

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Dinner with Czech Folklore Entertainment

Friday, April 24

7:00 am – 8:00 am


8:00 am – 9:45 am

Accepted Paper Sessions (I)

9:45 am – 10:00 am

Networking Break

10:00 am – 11:45 am

Accepted Paper Sessions (II)

11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Guest Speaker: Dr. Peter Stuckmann
Project Officer, Future Networks
European Commission DG INFSO
“Research Priorities in Mobile and Wireless Communications”

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Accepted Paper Sessions (III)

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Networking Break

3:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Accepted Paper Sessions (IV)

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 2009 - Accepted Paper Program