CDMA DEVELOPMENT GROUP ANNOUNCES KEYNOTES AND AGENDA FOR 2002 CDMA AMERICAS CONGRESS
Wireless Industry Experts will Gather in San Diego to Discuss Opportunities with CDMA2000
COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 8, 2002 -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org), today announced the keynotes and agenda for the seventh annual CDMA Americas Congress, which will be held Dec. 3-5, 2002, at the San Diego Convention Center. The Congress is organized by the CDG and the Institution of International Research (IIR) (www.iirusa.com).
Keynotes for the conference include Ralph de la Vega, president, BellSouth Latin America; Don Listwin, chairman, president and CEO, Openwave; Dr. Irwin Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm; and Dr. Greg Papadopoulos, senior vice president and CTO of Sun Microsystems.
Other speakers confirmed to date include:
"Every year, the Americas Congress brings the region's leaders in CDMA technologies together, delivering exceptional keynote speakers and topics that address the focus areas of the wireless industry," said Perry LaForge, executive director of the CDG. "Conference presentations, panels and workshops featuring industry experts will provide attendees with compelling technical information and the latest business opportunities available with CDMA2000."
The 2002 CDMA Americas Congress offers delegates the chance to network with more than 1,400 colleagues from the world's leading operators, device manufacturers, technology suppliers and application developers. Highlights of the agenda include sessions on revenue-generating services and applications, new opportunities with WLAN, enterprise applications and messaging, results from service providers currently operating CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO systems, 3G migration solutions for Latin American operators, and the eighth annual CDMA Test Forum, which will explore CDMA2000 performance and interoperability testing.
Sponsors of the Americas Congress to date include Airvana, Convergys Corp., Ericsson, Huawei Technologies, Kyocera Wireless, Lucent Technologies, Metawave, Nokia, Nortel Networks, Qualcomm, Spirent Communications, Inc. and Wavecom.
For more information about the conference and to register online, please visit the event Web site at www.cdma-americas.com.