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General Chair
Lothar Pauly
Siemens Communications, Germany
Executive Chair
Werner Mohr
Siemens Communications, Germany
TPC Chair
K.C. Chua
National Univ. of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
TPC Vice-Chair (Phy/MAC)
Sumit Roy
Univ. of Washington, USA
TPC Vice-Chair (Networks)
Victor Leung
Univ. of British Columbia, Canada
TPC Vice-Chair (Services & Applications)
Abbas Jamalipour
Univ. of Sydney, Australia
TPC Vice-Chair (Tutorials)
T.J. Lim
Univ. of Toronto, Canada
TPC Vice-Chair (Technology / Business Applications Panels)
Vijay Varma
Telcordia Technologies, USA
Publications Chair
Charles Knutson
Brigham Young Univ., USA
Associate TPC Vice Chair (Phy/MAC)
Uday Desai
IIT - Bombay, India
Project Manager
Debora Kingston
IEEE Communications Society, USA
Bruce Worthman
IEEE Communications Society, USA
WCNC Steering Committee Chair
J. Roberto B. de Marca
PUC/Rio, Brazil

Conference Program
WCNC 2005, sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society, offers the best tutorial, research, and industry-oriented technical content on terrestrial wireless communication in all its forms; featuring technical paper presentations, business application/panel sessions and tutorials

All programming is in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on the second level above Hall A

All programming is included with WCNC registration except tutorial s which requires a separate fee.

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Message from the Technical Program Chair

Monday 14 March - Thursday 17 March
Presentation of over 400 technical papers selected by peer review from over 1000 submissions representing the best in wireless research and design. This years technical program is organized into three tracks:

Sunday 13 March and Monday 14 March
In-depth sessions presented by invited industry experts speaking on issues and opportunities for the future of wireless communications and its applications. WCNC will have six full day tutorials on Sunday and six half day tutorials on Monday morning. Separate fee required. Click on the link above for complete information.

Monday 14 March - Thursday 17 March
Technology/Business Application Panels will focus on cutting edge technologies, applications, market trends, and business implications. Designed for the wireless communications industry professional, these hot topic technology and business sessions will provide significant insight on the issues facing the industry today. WCNC 2005 will feature nine Technology/Business Applications Panels.


Monday 14 March
Opening Keynote
14:00-15:30 Room 208-210
Speaker: Andy Mattes, President and CEO, Siemens Communications, Inc., USA
Topic: Convergence of the Internet and Wireless Worlds

Tuesday 15 March
11:00 - 12:30  Room 208-210
Plenary Session
Speaker: H. Vincent Poor, George Van Ness Lothrop Professor in Engineering Princeton University, USA
Topic: Signal Processing and the Efficiency of Wireless Networks

Wednesday 16 March
11:00 - 12:30  Room 208-210
Executive Panel
Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Sharing
Chair: Ahmad Bahai - CTO & Fellow, National Semiconductor, USA
Ed Thomas: Vice Chairman, FCC, USA
David Borth, Vice President, Motorola, USA
Joseph B. Evans, Program Director, NSF, USA
Other panelists: TBA

Thursday 17 March
11:00 - 12:30  Room 208-210
Plenary Session
Speaker: Mario Gerla, Professor, Computer Science Department, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Topic: Ad Hoc Networks: from large scale challenges to opportunistic vehicle grids