2006 Events


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December 2006 : eCLIC SIG
Emergency Communications Leadership & Innovation Center Kickoff
-- Rick Ellinger, President, WCA - presentation
-- Ilan Zorman, Chair, WCA MetroSIG
-- Pat Lanthier, Chair, WCA eCLIC SIG - presentation
-- Judy Kleinberg, Mayor, Palo Alto & Chair, County Emergency Preparedness Council
-- Brian Steckler, Associate Chair for Special Programs, Naval Postgradute School - presentation
-- Terry Smith (K7YNO), Los Altos Hills Emergency Communications - presentation
-- Dr. Miguel Tirado, Professor, CSU Monterey Bay & Tulane University (CSU Disaster Studies Consortium) - presentation
-- Dr. Guna Selvaduray, Professor, San Jose State University (CSU Disaster Studies Consortium)
-- Dr. Bill Dunlop, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, LINC, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District - presentation
-- Dr. Al Hammond, Professor, Santa Clara University Law & Founder/Chair, Broadband Institute of California - presentation

November 2006 : General Session
Wireless Semiconductors - Challenges & Solutions
-- Dr. Rajeev Krishnamoorthy Ph.D., Founder & CTO, Tzero Technologies - presentation
-- Aditya Agrawal, Sr. Director of Marketing, Beceem Communications - presentation
-- Dr. Winston Sun Ph.D., MTS, Atheros Communications - presentation

October 2006 : General Session
Wireless Convergence
-- Dewayne Hendricks, Dandin Group - presentation
-- Dr. Somnath Mukherjee, Arasor Corporation - presentation

September 2006 : General Session
Next-Generation Wireless Gizmos and Gadgets
-- Satya Mallaya, Director, France Telecom
-- Banny Banerjee, Senior Designer, IDEO - presentation
-- Hans Robertson, COO & Co-Founder, Meraki Networks - presentation
-- Bill Maggs, Director, Motorola - presentation
-- Dr. Naoki Chiba, General Manager, Sanyo North America - presentation
-- Niraj Jain, Senior Director, Vocera Communications - presentation
-- Cooper Marcus, CEO and Founder of Spark Parking - presentation

August 2006 : General Session + RFID SIG
Real World RFID Implementations (Panel)
-- Brian Hajime Ogata, Chair, WCA RFID SIG - presentation
-- Greg Brown, VP Eng & Technology, Tech Museum of Innovation - presentation
-- Judith Henderson-Townsend, CEO and Founder, Mannequin Madness - presentation
-- Chris Peterson, Chief Wharfinger, Port of Oakland - presentation
-- Stefan van der Bijl, Senior Software Engineer - presentation
-- Rob Zajac, General Manager, Duel Systems - presentation

July 2006 : General Session
WiMax or Cellular - Competitive or Complimentary?
-- Andy Seybold, Outlook 4Mobility - presentation
-- Monica Paolini, Senza Fili Consulting - presentation

June 2006 : General Session
Venture Panel: Next-Generation Mobile Services and Applications
-- Tim Chang, Partner, Gabriel Venture Partners (moderator)
-- Claas Heise, General Partner, T-Mobile Ventures
-- Holger Spielberg, VP, Detecon (for Swisscom)
-- Peter Barry, Venture Capital and Emerging Technology Initiative, Vodafone
-- Shin Tonooka, Principal, DoCoMo Capital
-- Satya Mallya, France Telecom/Orange

May 2006 : General Session + Sensor Networks SIG
Wireless Sensor Networks Panel
-- Giovanni Tripodi, Chair, WCA Sensor Networks SIG (moderator)
-- Roland Acra, CEO, Arch Rock Corporation - presentation
-- Joy Weiss, President & CEO, Dust Networks - presentation
-- Jason Hable, Associate, Crescendo Ventures
-- Martin Hanssmann, VP Sales and Marketing, Millennial Net - presentation
-- Mike Horton, President & CEO, Crossbow Technology - presentation
-- Monica Morse, Managing Director, Cargill Ventures

April 2006 : General Session
Home Networking Convergence
-- Sanjiv Parikh, Director Emerging Business, Microsoft
-- Jason Krikorian, Founder and VP Business Dev, Sling Media
-- Victor Shtrom, Co-Founder & Chief Wireless Architect, Ruckus Wireless

March 2006 : General Session + Metro Wireless SIG
Is Silicon Valley poised to become the biggest Wireless "Hot Zone" in the World?
-- Seth Fearey, Director, Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network - presentation
-- Larry Alder, Product Manager, Google - presentation

February 2006 : General Session
Topic: Mobile Retailing
-- Mohammad Khan, Founder and President, ViVOTech - presentation
-- Jaishree Subramania, Director Marketing, July Systems - presentation
-- Brent Dusing, CEO, Moonstorm - presentation

January 2006 : General Session
What's Hot (and What's Not) in Wireless: the VC Panel
-- Guy Kawasaki, Founder and CEO, Garage.com (moderator)
-- Tim Chang, Partner, Gabriel Venture Partners
-- Jodi Sherman Jahic, Principal, Voyager Capital
-- Dale Pfau, Partner, enVia Technology Partners
-- Eric Zimits, Managing Director, Granite Ventures
-- Sam Jadallah, General Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures