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2008 3G CDMA North America Regional Conference

 
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Wednesday, November 19
9:00 Opening Remarks (View Video)
Perry LaForge, Executive Director, CDMA Development Group (CDG)
9:10

CDG Welcome/CDMA Update

  • Current progress of CDMA2000® globally and regionally
  • Evolution path for CDMA operators

James Person, COO, CDMA Development Group (CDG) (Download Presentation) (View Video)

9:30

Operator keynotes

  • What the future holds for CDMA, wireless services and the mobile marketplace

Kevin Packingham, Senior Vice President, Product and Technology Department, Sprint (Download Presentation) (View Video)
Anthony Lewis, Vice President, Open Development, Verizon Wireless
(View Video)

Operator keynote Q&A (View Video)

10:30

Morning break

11:00

Analyst panel: Vision on the future of wireless and the mobile marketplace (View Video)

  • 5-10 year outlook
  • Service and device trends

Moderator: James Person, COO, CDG
Panelists:
Andrew Seybold, President and CEO, Andrew Seybold, Inc.
Iain Gillott, Founder, iGillott Research
Mark Lowenstein, Managing Director, Mobile Ecosystem
David Chamberlain, Principal Analyst, Wireless In-Stat

11:45 Lunch

Lunch Speaker: Story telling machine
Byung K. Yi, Senior Executive Vice President, Standards and 4th Generation R&D, LG Electronics

1:15

Operator panel: Focusing on a specific market segment or business

Moderator: Iain Gillott, Founder, iGillott Research
Panelists:
Joe Cruz, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Aircell
Lou Tomasetti, President, Commnet Wireless
Drew Caplan, Chief Network Officer, Mobile Satellite Ventures LP

2:00

Operator panel: What are the needs and future plans of smaller operators?

Moderator: David Chamberlain, Principal Analyst, Wireless In-Stat
Panelists:
Ed Chao, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Network Operations, MetroPCS (Download Presentation)
Johnie Johnson, CEO, Nex-Tech Wireless
(Download Presentation)
Paul Posner, CEO, Pocket Communications and CEO, Houdinisoft
(Download Presentation)

2:45 Afternoon break
3:15

Keynote session

  • Trends for the future
Doug Garland, Vice President, Product Management, Google
3:45

Keynote session

  • Delivering revenue-generating mobile content and services

Andrew MacFarlane, CEO, Buzzwire (Download Presentation)
Mike Mulica, CEO, FusionOne

4:25

Future opportunities with mobile entertainment and commerce

Moderator: Holt Thrasher, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners
Panelists:
Andrew MacFarlane, CEO, Buzzwire
Mike Mulica, CEO, FusionOne
David Gill, Nielsen Mobile (Download Presentation)
Bruce Springer, President and CEO, Transaction Wireless (Download Presentation)

5:15

Increasing Opportunities for M2M with CDMA

  • New services utilizing machine-to-machine communications
  • Is 1X still a long-term M2M solution?
  • Near or future M2M applications requiring EV-DO
  • Increasing wireless data revenues for CDMA operators with M2M

Moderator:Mark Lowenstein, Managing Director, Mobile Ecosystem
Chris Purpura, Vice President of Marketing, Aeris Communications
Dean Fledderjohn, General Manager, M2M Business Segment, Kyocera Wireless Corp.
Ovie Whitson, Chief Scientist and Technologist, Metrum Technologies          

6:00

End of Day One

Cocktail and Networking Reception and 3G CDMA Industry Achievement Awards Presentation Ceremony at Confidential Restaurant

 
Thursday, November 20, 2008
   
9:00

Device evolution panel (View Video)

  • Open Market Handsets (OMH)
  • Dual-mode devices (CDMA/WiMAX, CDMA/LTE)
  • Mobile computing devices
  • Low-end devices
  • Operating systems
  • WorldMode™

Moderator: Steve Ospalak, Vice President, Mobile and FFH (CPE) Subscriber Products, TELUS Consumer Solutions
Panelists:
Venkat Narayanaiah, Director, Business Development, Alcatel-Lucent
Sarvesh Sharma, Director, Network Solutions, CTO Office, Huawei
Byung K. Yi, Senior Executive Vice President, Standards and 4th Generation, LG Electronics
Sy Choudhury, Staff Product Manager, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies
David Readman, Director, Business Development, ZTE

10:00

Open Device Initiative
Maurice Thompson, Director, Open Development, Verizon Wireless (Download Presentation)

10:30

Keynote session

  • The future driver of customer value creation: MNOs, Handset OEMs or WebCos?

Len Lauer, Chief Operating Officer, Qualcomm (Download Presentation) (View Video)

11:00 Morning Break
11:30

Integrating CDMA networks with Mobile WiMAX

  • Network considerations
  • Dual-mode handset availability
  • Roll-out strategy
  • Timing
  • Economics

Moderator: Iain Gillott, Founder, iGillott Research
Panelists:
Anil Barot, Director of Broadband Strategy and Ecosystem Alliances, Motorola
Manish Mangal, Director, Technology Development, Sprint
Rehan Jalil, President and CEO, Wichorus
Reza Arefi, Chair, Unwanted Emissions and Spectrum Mask Group, WiMAX Forum          

12:30

Lunch

2:00

Integrating CDMA networks with LTE (View Video)

  • Network considerations
  • Dual-mode handset availability
  • Roll-out strategy
  • Timing
  • Economics

Moderator: Andrew Seybold, President and CEO, Andrew Seybold, Inc.
Panelists:
Asok Chaterjee, 3GPP Coordination Group Chair, 3GPP
Mike Dolan, Consulting Member of Technical Staff, Alcatel-Lucent
Anil Barot, Director of Broadband Strategy and Ecosystem Alliances, Motorola
Danny Locklear, Vice President, Carrier Networks Marketing, Nortel

3:00

Afternoon break

3:30

Update on CDMA2000 1X & EV-DO: How to maximize your current investment (View Video)

  • 1X enhancements
  • Femto cells
  • Core network enhancements
  • Antenna enhancements

Moderator: Joe Lawrence, Vice President, Marketing, CDG
Panelists:
David Nowicki, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management, Airvana (Download Presentation)
Danny Locklear, Vice President, Carrier Networks Marketing, Nortel (Download Presentation)
David Readman, Director, Business Development, ZTE (Download Presentation)

4:15

CDMA technology roadmap

  • Rev. B and beyond
  • Future enhancements

Moderator: Joe Lawrence, Vice President, Marketing, CDG (Download Presentation)
Panelists:
Harjot Saluja, Director, Product Management, CDMA, Airvana (Download Presentation)
Charlie Martin, CTO, Wireless, North America, Huawei (Download Presentation)
Ed Tiedemann, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Qualcomm
(Download Presentation)

5:00 End of Conference

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