2009 Events

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December 2009 : WCA LBS & Mobile SIG
LBS/Mobile Platforms Enabling Great Apps & Services
-- Tony Jebara, CTO, Sense Networks "Lifestyle Segmentation from Mobile Location and Call Data" - Presentation
-- Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, VP of Business Development, Skyhook Wireless "Good Location Matters" - Presentation
-- Leila Modarres, VP of Marketing, DeviceAnywhere "Perfecting LBS Application Development" - Presentation
-- Adam Blum, CEO, Rhomobile "Rapidly Mobilize Your Enterprise Apps to All Smartphones" - Presentation
-- Ellen Schwab, VP of Sales and Business Development, Telespree Communications "Evolution of Wireless Device-based Self-service" - Presentation
-- Tom Owen, VP of Business Development, deCarta "An Integrated Platform for Powering Local Mobile Search and Navigation" - Presentation
-- John Kavulich, Staff Manager Location Products and Services, Qualcomm "Powerful and Precise Location Technology Enhancing the User Experience"
WCA LBS SIG YouTube Channel (Contains video segments of this event)

November 2009 : WCA CenterStage
10th Annual What's Hot (and What's Not) in Mobility
-- Moderator: Scott Ellison, VP Mobility & Wireless, IDC
-- Tim Chang, Principal, Norwest Venture Partners
-- Scott Raney, Partner, Redpoint Ventures
-- Dev Khare, Vice President, Venrock
-- Eric Zimits, Managing Director, Granite Ventures

September 2009 : WCA Mobile SIG
The Application Store Phenomenon (In conjunction with the Silicon Valley - China Wireless Conference 2009)
-- Moderator: Dev Khare, Vice President, Venrock
-- Mark Anderson, CEO, Hiplogic
-- Shanquan Bao, Director of Mobile Terminal & IC, China Mobile Research Institute US
-- Curtis Sasaki, Vice President of Product Management, Research In Motion
-- Dan Turchin, CEO, Aeroprise
-- Charles Yu, Director of Business Development, hiSoft
-- Brian Vogelsang, Director of Product Management, Qualcomm

August 2009 : WCA CenterStage
Wireless 2.0 -- Is the Silicon Valley "Shovel Ready"?
-- Moderator: David Witkowski, Vice President, Wireless Communications Alliance
-- Robert Ackerman, Managing Director and Founder, Allegis Capital
-- Neeraj Choubey, Vice President, Venrock
-- Pascal Levensohn, Founder and Managing Partner, Levensohn Venture Partners
Streaming video of Keynotes and Sessions at PapiTV

July 2009 : WCA LBS SIG
On Deck 2009 : LBS Apps for 2010 & Beyond
Sponsors: NAVTEQ & PARC
Handout Document: Download PDF
-- Moderator: Laura Diaz, NAVTEQ - Presentation
-- Alex Zaltsman, TourSpot - Presentation
-- Robert Hylkema, Urban Mapping - Presentation
-- Olivier Ricordel, RealEyes3D - Presentation
-- Lisa LeVasseur, Dial Plus - Presentation
-- Brian Salisbury, Networks in Motion - Presentation
-- Jonathan DeLong, ZOS Communications - Presentation
-- Robert Acker, Aha Mobile - Presentation
-- J.T. Trollman, B4UGo - Presentation
-- Shailendra Jain, Abaqus - Presentation
-- Jenny Lefferts, MADMaps - Presentation
-- Chris Nguyen, Google (Latitude)
-- Srinivas Chervirala, Orange Labs - Presentation

July 2009 : WCA Mobile SIG
Mobile Display Technologies
-- Moderator: David Witkowski, Vice President, Wireless Communications Alliance
-- Dr. Manish Kothari, Senior Director Business Operations, QUALCOMM
-- Dr. Raj Apte, Senior Engineer, PARC
-- Michael Cai, Chief Technology Officer, Vivante Corp
-- Donald Pitt, Sr. Director of Strategic Tech Group, Samsung

May 2009 : WCA LBS SIG
Teens and their use of LBS
Streaming video and article at Examiner.com (compliments of DelDaix)

March 2009 : WCA Mobile SIG
Femtocells and their consequences for HSPA and LTE
-- Moderator: Stefan Scheinert, Principal, Scheinert Telecom - presentation
-- Peter Walther, Product Manager, mimoOn
-- Dror Nahumi, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners
-- Behzad Mohebbi, CTO, Nextivity
-- Tom McQuade, VP NA Sales, picoChip
-- Michelle Pampin, Wireless Backhaul Specialist

January 2009 : WCA LBS SIG
Location-Based Advertising : 2009 and Beyond
-- Brian Levin, Useful Networks
-- Ujjal Kolhi, RhythmNewMedia
-- Ilan Zorman, AdYouNet
-- Blair Swedeen, Placecast
-- David Turner, NAVTEQ