Wireless Innovation Forum Announces Registration and Program for Technical Conference

Each day will feature keynotes by industry leaders, as well as workshops, tutorials, and technical presentations
Oct. 18, 2012 - PRLog -- The Wireless Innovation Forum (www.WirelessInnovation.org), today announced an exceptional program for its annual Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (SDR - WInnComm). The premier event for the advanced radio community, SDR-WInnComm will be held 8-10 January 2013 in Washington, D.C. Each day of this conference will feature keynotes by industry leaders, as well as workshops, tutorials, and technical presentations. The event also touts an exposition, technology showcase and concurrent working meetings of the working and special interest groups of the Forum. This year’s event will also be held in conjunction with the IEEE DySPAN Standards Committee.

Attracting delegates, including investors, commercial network operators, radio manufacturers, system integrators, government procurement officials, regulators, engineering service providers and consultants from around the globe, SDR-WInnComm is the only event devoted driving the future of radio communications and systems from research through deployment. This year’s program, found at http://groups.WInnForum.org/SDR-WInnComm-2013 will feature 18 sessions of technical papers as well as daily tutorials and workshops, detailed below.    

Technical papers focus on topics from research and development through design, manufacture and deployment. Extended versions of top papers in the Research and Development track will be eligible for placement in the Springer Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing (AICSP). A complete listing of the papers, including abstracts, is available from the program site (http://groups.WInnForum.org/SDR-WInnComm-2013).

Tutorials include:

■  “Tutorial for Fundamental hardware system design for SDR system” Satoru Yokono (Japan Radio Co., Ltd., Japan); Masaya Hanyuda (Japan Radio Co., Ltd, Japan)

■ “Game Theory and Cognitive Radio Network Design” James Neel (Cognitive Radio Technologies, LLC, USA)

■  “The Heterogeneous Development Flow and the USRP” John Malsbury (Ettus Research, USA)

■  “Space Telecommunications Radio System (STRS) Architecture Standard” Louis Handler (NASA Glenn Research Center, USA); Richard Reinhart (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA)

■  “DSP-based Carrier Timing Recovery Techniques in Digital Modems” fred harris (SDSU)

Tutorial abstracts can be found at http://groups.WInnforum.org/2013-tutorials.

A URC/Regulatory Workshop will be held daily on topics including:

■ Receiver specifications to enable DSA

■ LTE and beyond

■ Applications and opportunities for LTE in public safety.

On Tuesday, the workshop will also feature a panel on the Future of White Space with Peter Stanforth, CTO Spectrum Bridge acting as moderator, and providing keynotes by Julius Knapp, Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission and Michael Calabrese, Senior Research Fellow, New America Foundation. Panelists include:

■ Milind Buddhikot, Alcatel/Lucent

■ Angelo Cuffaro, Interditigal

■ William Webb, Neul

Keynotes this year will include:

Linda Doyle, CTVR
Kevin McGinnis, FirstNET
Dr. Joseph Mitola III, Mitola's STATisfaction
Richard Reinhart, NASA
Dr. Donald H. Steinbrecher, Navy Undersea Warfare Center

More information about the keynotes is at http://groups.winnforum.org/sdr-winncomm-2013-keynotes.

To register, visit our registration page http://groups.winnforum.org/sdr-winncomm-2013-registration. Those who register by December 7, 2012 receive an early registration discount.

Platinum Sponsors include General Dynamics C4 Systems, Harris Corporation, Indra Sistemas, Objective Interface Systems and Selex Elsag. Pentek and General Dynamics C4 Systems are the event’s Gold Sponsors.

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About the Wireless Innovation Forum

Established in 1996, The Wireless Innovation Forum (SDR Forum Version 2.0) is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation dedicated to driving technology innovation in commercial, civil, and defense communications worldwide. Members bring a broad base of experience in Software Defined Radio (SDR), Cognitive Radio (CR) and Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) technologies in diverse markets and at all levels of the wireless value chain to address emerging wireless communications requirements. To learn more about The Wireless Innovation Forum, its meetings and membership benefits (http://sdrforum.org/pages/aboutTheForum/membership.asp), visit www.WirelessInnovation.org.

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