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• Crossover Technologies
• Resilience, Risk & Reward
• China's New Tech Era
• Time, Place & Space
• NextGens Technologies
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April 27-28, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

8:30 am
Member’s Workshop: Perspectives on China (until 4:30 PM)
7:00 pm
Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner

Thursday, April 27
7:30 am


8:30 am
Conference Welcome
Leonard Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
8:45 am
Conference Overview
Peter Cochrane, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:00 am
The Resilient Enterprise
Yossi Sheffi, Author, The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage
10:00 am
10:30 am
The Hidden Risks of Globalization
Barry C. Lynn, Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
11:15 am
The Global Payment Landscape
Peter Ciurea, CTO, Inovant
11:45 am
The Botnets Are Here
Merrick Furst, Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean, Georgia Institute of Technology
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
The Internet of the Future
Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist, Google, Inc.
2:15 pm
Resilience in Data Communications – Disruption-tolerant Networking
Scott Burleigh, Senior Software Engineer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
Resilient Emergency Communications
Art Botterell, Founder, Incident.com
4:15 pm
Disasters Evermore? Reducing Vulnerabilities
Charles Perrow, Author, Normal Accidents: Living With High Risk Technologies
7:00 pm
Reception and Dinner

FRIDAY, April 28
7:30 am


8:30 am
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
8:45 am
"Liquid" vs. "Solid" Phase Systems
David Reed, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:30 am

Design Principles for Unreliable Environments
Tom Leighton, Vice President Technology Strategy, Akamai Technologies

10:15 am
10:45 am
Infrastructures Under Stress
Clark Gellings, Vice President, Innovation, Electric Power Research Institute
11:30 am
The Path to Perfect Power
Kurt Yeager, Advisor, Galvin Electricity Initiative
12:00 pm
Resilient Interoperable Networks
Paul Evans, Founder, Sharedband, Ltd.
12:30 pm
1:45 pm
The Case for Biopsychosocial UPS
Richard Klomp, Behavioral Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2:30 pm
New Risks in a World of Personal Enablement
Bill Cheswick, Chief Scientist, Lumeta Corporation
3:15 pm
Conference Wrap-up
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 pm
Close of Conference

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