2008 conferences
Smart(er) Data

Being Everywhere

Generation Techs
All Systems Green
NextGens Technologies
Prior conferences
Upcoming conference
more about us

 

Being Everywhere - Draft Agenda
April 29–30, 2008 in Toronto, Canada


Monday, April 28
7:00 pm
Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner

Tuesday, April 29
7:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am
Conference Welcome
Leonard Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
8:40 am
Conference Overview
Leonard Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:10 am
Locating All Content
John Frank, Founder and CTO, MetaCarta
9:45 am
Technological Challenges for the Wireless Industry
Mark Pecen, Vice President Advanced Technology, Research in Motion
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Looking Back, Looking Forward: How Mobility is Changing the Way We Live
Joe Ferra, Chief Wireless Office, Fidelity eBusiness
11:40 am
Exotic Propagation— or Being Everywhere in a Post-Apocalyptic World
Eric Haseltine, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
12:20 pm
Members' Working Lunch
1:30 pm
Sousveillance and CyborGLOGGING
Steve Mann, Director, EyeTap Personal Imaging Lab, University of Toronto
2:20 pm
Carry Small, Live Large
Roy Want, Leader, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Research, CTG, Intel
3:10 pm
Break
3:40 pm
Power to the People: The Case for Opportunistic Communication
S. Keshav, Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Waterloo
4:15 pm
Tracking Transience: The Orwell Project is a Self-Surveillance Project
Hasan Elahi, Assistant Professor, Visual Art Department, Rutgers University
7:00 pm
Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, April 30
7:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
8:45 am
Information Accountability
Daniel Weitzner, Co-director, MIT CSAIL Decentralized Information Group
9:30 am

Privacy in the Balance
Barry Steinhardt, Director, Technology & Liberty Program, ACLU

10:15 am
Break
10:45 am
Open Discussion on Privacy
John Perry Barlow, Daniel Weitzner, Barry Steinhardt, and Eric Haseltine
11:15 am
Social Spider Webs
David Reed, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
12:00 pm
The Problem with Location
Mor Naaman, Research Scientist, Yahoo!
12:45 pm
Members' Working Lunch
2:00 pm
Mobile Empowerment
Katrin Verclas, Coordinator, Mobileactive.org
2:30 pm
Seriously Mobile
Anand Narasimhan, Co-founder and CTO, Voxiva
3:00 pm
Shifd.com: Sharing Mobile Content
Nick Bilton and Michael Young, Co-founders, Shifd.com
3:30 pm
Conference Wrap-up
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 pm
Close of Conference
6:45 pm
Dinner

THURSDAY, MAY 1
7:00 am

Breakfast

8:30 am
Depart for Field Trip to University of Toronto
9:00 am
Welcoming Remarks
R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research, Jennifer MacInnis, Director, Intellectual Property & Contracts Office, and Damian Dupuy, Manager Knowledge Transfer Initiatives, University of Toronto
9:30 am
Tour of Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab
10:00 am

Group Tour of Labs
Dynamic Graphics Project
EyeTap Personal Imaging Lab
Lash Miller Chemical Labs
Solid State Laser Development
Femtosecond Electron Diffraction
Coherent Control of Complex Systems

12:30 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Depart to Airport

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