2004 Events


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November 2004 : Special Session
Partnership Opportunities with Israeli based companies
-- Ilan Zorman, Chairman, IWSIG
-- Doron Simon, President, Tower Semiconductor
-- Amit Heller, Founder & CEO, IXI Mobile
-- Amir Rosenzweig, President, Alvarion USA

November 2004 : General Session
Acheiving Operator Profitability using Broadband Wireless
View "Fixed Wireless Venture Economics" presentation
-- Duncan Davidson, Partner, Vantage Point Venture Partners - presentation
-- Craig Newman, Next Gen Product Management, Earthlink - presentation
-- Steve Howe, VP Corporate Strategy, Earthlink
-- Lloyd Nirenberg, Shannon-Bayes - presentation
-- Aamir Hussain, VP Network Technologies, Qwest Communications - presentation
-- William Moreno, VP Sales and Marketing, Fire2Wire - presentation
-- Dr. Mohammad Shakouri, VP Business Development, Alvarion - presentation

October 2004 : General Session
The Future of wireless R&D: A Moderated Panel of Bay Area Academics
-- Andrea Goldsmith, Assoc Prof of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University - presentation
-- Prof Zhi Ding, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis - presentation
-- Arlene Krebs, Director Wireless Education & Technology Center, CSU Monterey Bay
-- Prof Benjamin Friedlander, Department of Electrical Engineering, UCSC - presentation

September 2004 : General Session
How Are The Big Boys Doing? An Investor Panel Discusses Publicly-Traded Wireless Companies

August 2004 : General Session
Andy Seybold's Fearless Wireless Predictions
-- Andy Seybold, 4Mobility - presentation

July 2004 : General Session
Whither WiMAX? & Cellular/WiFi Convergence
-- Margaret LaBrecque, President, WiMAX Forum (via Intel) - presentation
-- Ken Kolderup, VP Marketing, Kineto Wireless - presentation

June 2004 : General Session
End-to-End Wireless From the Handset to the Backbone
-- Haig Colter, Nokia
-- Clint T. McClellan, Qualcomm
-- Dr. Mohammad Shakouri, Alvarion
-- Randall Schwartz, Intel
-- Rajeev Chand, Rutberg and Co.

May 2004 : General Session
The Future of Location-Based Services"
-- Linda Standen, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, @Road - presentation
-- Kamil Garjski, VP Eng., Qualcom - presentation
-- Ashul Pande, Director, Wireless Segment SiRF Technologies Inc - presentation

April 2004 : General Session
Wireless Security
-- Randy Chou, Aruba Wireless Networks - presentation
-- Cliff Skolnick, Co-Founder, BAWUG - presentation

March 2004 : General Session
3rd World Wireless Installations & San Jose Hotspot Update
-- Anand Tawker, Hewlett- Packard
-- Les Laky, CTO, New Access International - presentation
-- Stuart Jeffery, Wireless Communications Alliance - presentation

February 2004 : General Session
Cellular Wi-Fi Mesh Networks & Ultra Wideband
-- Narasimha Chari, Co-Founder & Chief Architect, Tropos Networks - presentation
-- Rajeev Krishnamoorthy, Founder and CTO, TZero Technologies - presentation

January 2004 : General Session
Who's Hot and Who's Not -- the Venture Capital Panel
-- Guy Kawasaki, Garage Technology Ventures (Moderator)
-- Neeraj Bharadwaj, Apax Partners
-- Rex Dwyer, Firsthand Funds
-- John Gardner, Nokia Venture Partners
-- Dale Pfau, CIBC World Markets
-- Eric Zimits, Granite Ventures