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Pre-Registration Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, October 25, 5:00 — 7:00 PM

Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on the Sheraton's tropical Lanai. Beat the crowds by picking up your registration materials the night before the conference begins and take advantage of this opportunity to meet and network with industry leaders.

General Session 1 — Changing the Face of Wireless
Thursday, October 26
Session Chair: Scott Relf, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sprint PCS
8:30 Welcome
Perry LaForge, Executive Director, CDMA Development Group
8:40 Keynote: Delivering Services Over Next-Generation Networks — New Strategies for Convergence and Broadband Delivery
Arun Sarin, Chief Executive Officer, InfoSpace
9:10 Keynote: Creating Demand — The Internet and Next-Generation Wireless Services
Clint Odom, Legal Advisor to Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard
9:40

Industry Panel: Into the Future — What Can We Expect in the Americas’ Wireless Marketplace?

Moderator: Perry LaForge, Executive Director, CDMA Development Group

Tom Wheeler, President and Chief Executive Officer, CTIA
Clint Odom, Legal Advisor to Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard
Arun Sarin, Chief Executive Officer, InfoSpace
Harvey White, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Leap Wireless
Sam May, Senior Research Analyst, US Bancorp Piper Jaffray
Craig Farrill, Former Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone AirTouch; Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer, inOvate Communications Group

10:25 Morning Break
10:55 Regional Update: Offering Advanced Services in a Competitive Market
Scott Relf
, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sprint PCS
11:25 First to Market with 3G: SK Telecom’s 1x Roll-Out
Jae Byun, General Manager, SK Telecom
Dr. Young-Ky Kim, Vice President, Wireless Systems R&D, Samsung
12:00 Lunch
Exhibits Open
   
General Session 2 — Enabling 3G and the Wireless Internet
Thursday, October 26
Session Chair: Brian O’Shaughnessy, Vice President, Technology Development, Bell Mobility
1:30 Opening Remarks from the Chair
1:45

Innovations in Access

Dr. William Lee, Chairman, LinkAir
Holly Newman, Director, CDMA Product Management, Lucent Technologies
Neal Campbell, Director, CDMA Product Operations, Motorola
Adam Gould, Director, CDMA Technology Creation, Nokia
Kim Kleber, Director, Product Marketing, Qualcomm

3:00

Evolution and Benefits of Marrying IP and CDMA2000
David Readman,
Senior Manager, Technical & Strategic Marketing. Ericsson

3:15

Capacity, Coverage and Quality Solutions for Wireless Data Services

Moderator: Ray Jodoin, Principal Analyst and Group Manager, Cahners In-Stat
Dr. Marty Feuerstein, Vice President, Product Development, Metawave Communications
Dave Bolan, Vice President, Marketing, Repeater Technologies
David Salwen, Director, Product Management, ScoreBoard

3:55 Afternoon Break
Exhibits Open
4:25

The Future Wireless Network: New Paradigms in a Changing Environment

Moderator: Ira Brodsky, President, Datacomm Research Company
Jennifer Dion, Product Line Manager, 3Com
Pulin Patel, Director, Cisco Systems
Dion Taylor, Telecom Marketing Manager, Kabira Technologies
Roger Deeringer, CDMA Data Offer Manager, Lucent Technologies
Dave Murashige, Vice President, Wireless Internet Marketing, Nortel Networks
John Skeffington, Wireless Specialist, Sun Microsystems

5:15

Making it Real: 3G Trial Case Studies

Sprint PCS:
Oliver Valente
, Chief Technology Officer, Sprint PCS

Bell Mobility and Nortel Networks:
Brian O'Shaughnessy, Vice President, Technology Deployment, Bell Mobility
Dave Murashige, Vice President, Wireless Internet Marketing, Nortel Networks

6:00 Close of Day One
   
General Session 3 — Delivering Services, Content and Applications
Friday, October 27
Session Chair: Greg Young, Senior Product Manager, CDMA, Telstra
8:30 Opening Remarks from the Chair
8:45 Keynote: Trends in 3G Services
Todd Landry
, Vice President, 3Com
Regional Perspectives: Operator Experiences in Deploying Wireless Internet and Information Services
9:15 United States
Richard Lynch
, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Verizon Wireless
9:45 Argentina
Marcelo Finkielsztoyn
, Wireless Data Project Manager, Movicom
10:15 Morning Break
Exhibits Open
10:45

Delivering Content to the Customer

Moderator: Ken Hyers, Industry Analyst, Wireless Commerce, Cahners In-Stat
Michael Hanna, Manager, Technical and Strategic Marketing, Ericsson
Michael Wapner, Senior Marketing Manager, Motorola
Bruce Martin, Vice President, Product Development, Phone.com
Ken Arneson, President and Chief Executive Officer, XYPOINT

11:40

Future of Wireless Internet: Services, Pricing, Demand

Moderator: Phil Redman, Senior Analyst, Gartner Group
Brian O'Shaughnessy, Vice President, Technology Development, Bell Mobility
Mark Kelley, Chief Technology Officer, Leap Wireless
Marcelo Finkielsztoyn, Wireless Data Project Manager, Movicom

12:15 Lunch
Exhibits Open
   
General Session 4 — Connecting the Service with the Customer
Friday, October 27
Session Chair: Ira Brodsky, President, DataComm Research Company
1:45 Opening Remarks from the Chair
2:00

Keynote: Delivering on the Promise of "Smart Services"

Marge Breya, Chief Marketing Officer, iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions

2:30

Revenue Generation and Assurance in Offering Wireless Data Services

Billing and Customer Care:
Bassam Khan
, Director, Market Development, Portal Software

Pre-Paid Services:
Adnan Yaqub
, Head of Product Line, Prepaid Technology, ORGA Kartensysteme

3:00

What’s New with Devices: Design, Functionality

Moderator: Phil Redman, Senior Analyst, Gartner Group
Tim Boyd, Vice President, Product Development, Kyocera Wireless
Larry Paulson, Vice President, CDMA Product Line Management, Nokia
Kye Cheung, Director, Product Marketing and Development, NeoPoint
Muzibul Khan, Senior Director, Product Management and Engineering, Samsung

3:40

Afternoon Break
Exhibits Open

4:10

Key Features of the 3G Phone on the Go

Moderator: Terry Yen, Director, Asia-Pacific Programs, CDMA Development Group

Security:
Prakash Panjwani,
Director, Wireless Sector, Certicom

SIM Cards:
Jean-Louis Carrara
, Director, Telecom Americas, Gemplus

Location Technology:
Steve Adams
, Vice President, Operations, SignalSoft
Tom Wrappe, Vice President, Product Marketing and Program Management, SnapTrack

4:50

Enabling the Explosion of Form Factors with 3G

Moderator:
Terry Yen, Director, Asia Pacific Programs, CDMA Development Group

Modems:
Andrew Harries
, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Sierra Wireless
Mark Steele, Vice President, Business Development, AirPrime

Chips:
Todd Nash
, Business Development Managers, LSI Logic
Johan Lodenius, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Product Manager, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies
Dennis Abremski, Vice President, Business Development, Zucotto Systems

5:15 Close of Day Two
   

Workshops
Wednesday, October 25

Workshop 1: 3G System Design - Approaches to Network Optimization
Led by: Dr. William C.Y. Lee, Chairman, LinkAir

8:30 Potential Technologies for 3G and Beyond
Dr. William C.Y. Lee
, Chairman, LinkAir
10:30 Morning Break
11:00 Planning Tools for 3G
William Foose
, Global Services Business Manager, Agilent Technologies
11:45 Lunch
1:15 Infrastructure Equipment of 3G
John Csapo
, Vice President, STA-Wireless System Laboratory, Samsung
2:00 Advanced Technologies for 3G
Al Javed
, Vice President and CTO, Nortel Networks
2:45 Effect and Benefit from Dynamic Power Control
Dr. Tao Chen
, Senior Staff Engineer/Manager, Qualcomm
3:30 Afternoon Break
4:00 Radio Network Optimization
Dr. Joseph Shapira
, President and CEO, Celletra Communications
4:45 Smart Antennas: A Solution of Network Capacity and Optimization
Dr. Marty Feuerstein
, Vice President, Product Development, Metawave Communications
5:30 Close of Workshop 1
 
Workshop 2: Information on the Go - Deploying Data and Location-Based Services
Led by: Robert Sanchez, Executive Vice President, inCode Telecom Group
8:30 Opening Remarks from the Workshop Leader
Robert Sanchez
, Executive Vice President, inCode Telecom Group
Enabling Technologies and Applications
8:45

Location Technology and its Role in Value Added Services
Susan Ogawa, Vice President, Marketing, SigmaOne

9:30 Location: The Key Ingredient for m-Commerce
Steve Adams
, Vice President, Operations, SignalSoft
10:15 Morning Break
10:30 Putting the "Anywhere" into Mobile E-Commerce
Tom Wrappe
, Vice President, Product Marketing and Product Management, SnapTrack
11:15 Managing Content on the Internet Through Personal Portals
Dinesh Sheth
, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, uMonitor
12:00 Lunch
Enabling Devices
1:15 Handset Developments: Browsing and Delivering the Web
Kye Cheung,
Director, Product Marketing and Development, NeoPoint
2:00 Delivering the Mobile Office
Mark Steele
, Vice President, Business Development, AirPrime
Rolling Out Data Services
2:45 Data and Telematics
Robert Sanchez
, Executive Vice President, inCode Telecom Group
3:30 Afternoon Break
3:45 Data on the Go: Roaming with Information Services
Bill Gerhardt
, Group Product Manager, GTE TSI
4:30 Optimizing the Performance of Your Data Offering
Tony Clark
, Director, Analysis Software Products, Comarco Wireless Technologies
5:15 Close of Workshop 2
 

2000 CDMA Test Forum
Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October 27

With its theme of "Evolving to 3G: Data and Interoperability Testing", the sixth annual CDMA Test Forum will examine testing to ensure evolution of high quality data services, air-interface interoperability testing, testing between carriers and Internet portals/applications and between carriers and corporate servers/applications.

The Test Forum will run concurrently with the Americas Congress on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. Breaks, lunches and exhibit viewing will be held in conjunction with the Congress.

 
Thursday, October 26
Test Forum Day One
1:30 Welcome
John Fessler
, Leader, CDG System Test Team; Senior Planner, Sprint PCS Lab
1:45 Antenna to Portal: What's to Come and What's Still Missing
Nick Baustert
, Senior Network Engineer, Sprint PCS
2:30 Testing Strategies and Experiences
Steve Short
, Member, Technical Staff, Verizon Wireless
3:00 The Benefits of a Standard Diagnostic Monitor on Mobile Station Testing
Mike Pizzuti
, Senior Engineer, Motorola
3:30 Smart Antennas Enhance Capacity and Ease Optimization in 4-, 5- and 6-Sector Deployments
Scot Gordon
, Senior Research Engineer, Metawave Communications
4:00 Afternoon Break
Exhibits Open
4:30 IS2000 Data and Protocol Testing of Mobiles Using Network Emulators
Richard Catmur
, Senior Product Manager, Racal Instruments
Jon Kearney, Principal Software Engineer, Racal Instruments
5:00 IS-2000 Test Solution
Richard Dean
, Vice President, Engineering, Qualcomm
5:30 Open Interfaces, Enhancing the Value of a 3G Network
Ron Schneider
, Engineer, Ericsson
6:00 Close of Day One
   
Friday, October 27
Test Forum Day Two
8:30 Concepts of 1xEV
Allen Henley
, Solution Planner, Agilent Technologies
9:00

CDMA Handset Interoperability Testing: The Missing Steps
Anthony Waldroup
, Software Engineering Manager, Software Concepts

9:30 Expanding Base Station Emulation for CDMA2000 Performance Requirements
Michael Keeley
, Product Manager, Telecom Analysis Systems
10:00 Morning Break
Exhibits Open
10:30 Improving Data Throughput and Voice Quality on 2G and 3G Technologies Through Automated Drive Testing and Analysis
Rich Miletic
, Chief Executive Officer, ZK Celltest
11:00 Data Performance Matrix of CDMA Networks
Dr. Joseph Han
, Director, Network Services, NeoPoint
11:30 Streamlining Mobile Station Performance Testing
Michael Spitzer
, President, Wireless Test Systems
12:00 Benchmarking Your 2G Network in Preparation for 3G
John Morfit
, Global Product Management Group, Ericsson
12:00 Lunch
Exhibits Open
 

 

Please contact the Americas Congress Hotline at +1-310-265-1152
or e-mail cdma@tha-inc.com for further information.

 
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