2013 conferences
Prior conferences
• 2012
• 2011
• 2010
• 2009
• 2008
• 2007
• 2006
• 2005

• 2004
• 2003
• 2002
• 2001
• 2000
• 1999
• 1998
Upcoming conference
More about us

future networks
April 11-12, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois

SUNDAY, April 10
7:00 pm
Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner

MONDAY, April 11 - CONFERENCE
7:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am
Conference Welcome
Leonard Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
8:45 am
Conference Overview
Leonard Kleinrock and Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:00 am
Ultrawideband Technologies and Smart Networks of the Future
Ted Rappaport, Director, Wireless Networking and Communications Group, University of Texas
9:45 am
Wireless Grids
Scott Bradner, Technology Security Officer, Harvard University
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Free and Global Telephony
Niklas Zennström, CEO and Co-founder, The Skype Group
11:45 am
Autonomic Networking and Seamless Communications
Ken Zdunek, Vice President and Director, Networks and Systems Applied Research, Motorola
12:15 pm
Organizing Future Access Networks: New Software Approaches to Some Hard Old Problems
John Mellis, Chief Technology Officer, Evolved Networks
12:45 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm
The Impact of Swarming Technology
Justin Chapweske, Founder, Onion Networks
2:45 pm
New Architecture for 21st Century Networks: High Performance Communication Services Based on Dynamic Lightpaths and Advanced Photonics
Joe Mambretti, International Center for Advanced Internet Research, Northwestern University
3:15 pm
Break
3:45 pm
The Promise of Software Defined Radio
Vanu Bose, President and CEO, Vanu, Inc.
4:30 pm
Convergence
Len Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
7:00 pm
Reception and Dinner

TUESDAY, April 12 - CONFERENCE
7:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
8:45 am
Wireless Networking for Sensors: From Smart Dust to Reliable Networks
Kris Pister, CTO, Dust Networks
9:15 am

MIMO: The Next Revolution in Wireless
Babak Daneshrad, Professor, Electrical Engineering, UCLA

9:45 am

Interference in Wireless Networks
Dennis Roberson, Vice Provost and Executive Director, Institute of Business and Interprofessional Programs and
Cynthia Hood, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology

10:15 am
Break
10:45 am
The Implications of EoIP
Robert Pepper, Chief of Policy Development, Federal Communications Commission
11:30 am
Freedom to Connect
David Isenberg, Principal Prosultant, Isen.com
12:15 pm
The Status and Future of Broadband to the Home
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
12:45 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm
Telecom Dogmas and Telecom Economics
Andrew Odlyzko, Director, Digital Technology Center, University of Minnesota
2:45 pm
Fiber to the Home – The New Empowerment
Paul Green, Consultant and Author
3:30 pm
Conference Wrap-Up
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 pm
Close of Conference
7:00 pm
Members' Dinner

back to top
home about us activities and deliverables contact faqs copyright