Note: No registration fee will be charged for attendance at the meeting. No food or beverages will be provided. A coffee shop, deli, and pub are available in the hotel lobby.
All participants are invited to attend initial Working Group meetings. Working groups will meet on Monday morning from 9 am until noon in the Gold Camp Room, although some may choose to meet on Sunday evening.
|Sunday, Aug 9||Tentative Agenda|
|9:00 am||N-WEST: Philosophy and Status||Dr. Roger Marks
|9:15 am||Brief Attendee Introductions||all present|
|9:30 am||NIST Role in Radio Frequency Technology||Dr. Dennis Friday, Chief, RF Technology Division , National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce|
|9:45 am||ITS Role in Broadband Wireless||Kenneth C. Allen, Chief, Spectrum Division, Institute for Telecommunications Sciences (ITS), National Telecommunications & Information Admin. (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce|
|10:00-11:00 am||Forum: Broadband Wireless Standardization from a System Integrator Viewpoint||(10 minute presentations followed by 5 minutes of questions)|
|10:00 am||Lucent Technologies, Wireless Broadband Network Division||Dr. Mohammad Shakouri, Director of Engineering|
|10:15 am||Ericsson Inc., Wireless Broadband Access Group||Asif Rahman, Product Manager|
|10:30 am||Alcatel Telecom||Allyson B. Sharp|
|10:45 am||Nortel, Broadband Wireless Access||Jag Sharma, Director of Product Marketing|
|11:15 am||Introduction to N-WEST Working Groups followed by Working Group Presentations/Discussions||Dr. Roger Marks, N WEST|
|11:30 am||WG1: Existing Standards and their Applicability||Dr. Amarpal Khanna, Manager, Advanced Development, Hewlett-Packard Company, Wireless Infrastructure Division|
|12:15 pm||Lunch Break|
|1:30 pm||WG2: Applications Suitable for Inclusion in Broadband Wireless Standards||J. Leland Langston, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Raytheon Systems Company|
|2:15 pm||WG3: Interfaces and Issues Requiring Standardization||Dr. Hady R. Salloum, Director, Broadband Access, Bellcore|
|3:15 pm||WG4: Bandplans and RF Etiquette||Terry Smith, Chairman and CTO, WaveSpan Corporation|
|4:00 pm||WG5: Industry Organization Options||Dr. Roger Marks, N-WEST|
|4:45 pm||Opportunities with NIST's Advanced Technology Program||Elissa Sobolewski, Program Manager, Advanced Technology Program, NIST|
|5:00 pm||Charge to Working Groups and Conclusion||Dr. Roger Marks, N-WEST|
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