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Grid on the Go Agenda

Sunday, May 20
(all activities at Holiday Inn)
6:00 pm Opening Reception
  Monday, May 21
(all activities at Holiday Inn)
7:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am Opening Remarks: Geoffrey Fox, Professor, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Computational Science, Florida State University
8:10 am The Grid: The Future of Information Infrastructure
Dan Reed, Director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications
8:30 am A Mobile Internet Powered by a Planetary Computer
Larry Smarr, Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California at San Diego
9:30 am Break
9:45 am The Promise of Bluetooth
Brian Redding, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Motorola
10:45 am The Wireless Application Protocol: What is it and Where is it Going?
Chris Burke, Motorola
12:00 pm Lunch

Roundtable discussion of morning sessions

1:00 pm New Directions in Delivering Broadband Wireless Connectivity
Dewayne Hendricks, CEO, Dandin Group
2:00 pm Distributed Sensors and User's Challenges and Promises
David Hughes, Principal Investigator, NSF Wireless Field Test Projects
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm Urbana - 3-D Wireless Simulation Tool
Robert Kipp, Section Chief Engineer, SAIC - Champaign
4:15 pm Roundtable: "Bridging the Gap Between Academic and Private Sector Research"
5:15 pm Break
5:30 pm The Wireless Spectrum
William Lane, Chief Technologist, Wireless Communications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
7:00 pm Wireless Reception
(Beckman Institute Atrium)
Transportation to the Beckman Institute will be provided by via bus arranged by the conference.
8:00 pm Technology Demonstrations at Beckman Institute
(Beckman Institute Rooms)
  Tuesday, May 22
(all activities at Holiday Inn)
7:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am Using Wireless Handheld Devices in the Classroom, Home and Office
Brad Myers, Human Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
9:00 am The Wireless Web @ FSU
Gordon Erlebacher, Professor of Computer Science, Florida State University
9:30 am Break
9:45 am Wireless Access and People with Disabilities in a Universal Grid
Al Gilman, Trace Center at Wisconsin
10:45 am Closing Roundtable
12:00 pm Lunch


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