Conference Program and Status Report

Day 1 (April 14, 2000, Friday)
8:30 - 9:00 AM <<Registration>>
9:00 - 9:10 AM  

F1- <<Opening Remarks>>
  • Conference Chair:
    Tingye Li 

9:10 - 10:40 AM

F2- <<Plenary Session I>>
  • Chair:
    On-Ching Yue, Lucent Technologies
  • Speaker:
    - William C. Y. Lee, Vice President and Chief Scientist, Vodafone AirTouch
    ¡§G3G and Its Future¡¨

    - Mary Chan, Vice President
    , Lucent Technologies
    ¡§The Evolution of TDMA Wireless to 3G with EDGE Technology¡¨

    Ivan Kaminow, Former Congressional Fellow and Senior Science Advisor to OSA
    ¡§Internet and Washington¡¨


10:40 - 10:50 AM <<Break>>
10:50 - 12:20 PM

F3- <<Plenary Session II>>
  • Chair:
    Haifeng Li, Tyco Submarine 
    Systems Ltd.
  • Speaker:
    - Thomas E. Darcie, Vice President, AT&T
    ¡§A Remarkable Time in Telecommunications¡¨

    - Ann Von Lehmen, Executive Director, Telcordia Technologies
    ¡§Multiwavelength Optical Networking: From Vision to Reality¡¨

    - Rebecca Lu, Director, Corning Inc.

    ¡§Overview of Planar Technology¡¨
12:20 - 1:40 PM F4- <<Luncheon>>
1:40 - 3:40 PM

<<Parallel Technical Sessions >>

F5- Technical Session I. 
       Wireless  Applications I:

  • Session Chair:
    T. C. Chiang, Lucent Technologies
  • Speaker:
    Gerry Christensen, SignalSoft
    ¡§Location as a Network Asset¡¨

    - HP Jin, TeleVigation
    ¡§Wireless Internet¡¨

    Arnold Gum, Qualcomm
    ¡§Wireless Application Enablers: Powering Personal Portable Applicatons¡¨

    Byron Chen, Ibrahim Tekin, and T. C. Chiang, Lucent Technologies
    ¡§GeoLocation in 3GPP¡¨

F6 -  Technical Session II.
Broadband Wireless Technologies

F7- Technical Session III.
     Optical Communication System

  • Session Chair:
    Chien-Jen (Simon) Chen, Tyco Submarine Systems, Ltd.
  • Speaker:
    - Jin-Yi Pan, Sorrento Networks, Inc. 
    ¡§Proactive End-to-End Metropolitan Optical Network Solution¡¨

    - Jianhui Zhou, Optical Networks Inc.
    ¡§True Optical Networking for Emerging Metro Markets¡¨

    -Michael Choy, Lucent Technologies
    ¡§Opaque Optical Networking ¡V 
    A Technology Update¡¨  

    - Georgios Ellinas, Telcordia Technologies
    ¡§Failure Protection in Optical Networks with Arbitrary Mesh Topologies¡¨
3:40 - 4:10 PM <<Break>>
4:10 - 6:10 PM

<<Parallel Panel Sections >>

F8 -Panel Session I. 3G Technologies.

      Moderator: William C. Y. Lee, 
     Vodafone AirTouch

F9 - Open Forum I: 
       WDM Technologies for the Next    
       Generation Fiber optical

     Transmission, Switching, 
and Networks ... What do we have now? What do we need next?

G. K. Chang, Telcordia 
     Jianhui Zhou, Optical Network Inc.

6:10 - 8:00 PM

F10- Conference Reception    
Sponsored by E-tek Dynamics

 Day 2 (April 15, 2000, Saturday)

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