09.15.06-- A symposium showcasing the capabilities of UCI faculty members in the field of communications and networking will be held in the Calit2 Building 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27. Funded by the UC Discovery Grant program and cosponsored by Calit2 and OCTANe, the event will include a panel of three industry and government experts who will present their views on how to combine infrastructure, privacy and security in next-generation Network Centric Operations (NOC).
There will also be four 30-minute-long sessions, in two parallel tracks, where capabilities of UCI faculty members in four areas of communications and networking will be highlighted. The event will conclude with a networking reception in the Calit2 auditorium.
Event details follow:
Communications and Networking: Challenges in Emerging Technologies and Applications
A special event sponsored by the UC Discovery Grant Program, OCTANe,and CALIT2
Place: Calit2 Building, UC Irvine
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.
Calit2 and OCTANe are inaugurating the start of the new academic year 2006-07 with a unique event. Funding for this event has been provided by a Partnership Development Award from the UC Discovery Grant Program, which provides funding for university-industry partnerships.
The purpose of the event is to showcase to industry the capabilities of UCI faculty members in the field of communications and networking, in an ambiance where research and development ideas of mutual interest to industry, government and UCI may be shared.
All inquiries should be addressed to:
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN BUILDING OUR FUTURE COMMUNICATIONS BACKBONE
A panel of three industry and government experts will present their views on how to combine infrastructure, privacy and security in the next-generation Network Centric Operations (NOC)
Moderator: Gary Augusta, president & CEO, OCTANe
Augusta brings more than 15 years experience to his role as executive director of OCTANe,the first, formal comprehensive initiative in Orange County . Its mission is to create a network and business creation process to quickly identify, support and accelerate information and biomedical technology growth in Orange County and the region.
David Flessas, vice president, network operations, Sprint Nextel Network Services
Flessas and his team are responsible for surveillance, remote management and maintenance of Sprint Nextel’s wireless and wireline networks, including switch, transport, data and message application platforms.
Sheryl Sizelove, chair, Technical Council, Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC), and director of NCO Architecture Engineering, The Boeing Company
The Technical Council of the NCOIC is an international not-for-profit corporation dedicated to forming a common industry-wide technical infrastructure for enabling network centric operations.
Robert Fox, lieutenant, Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center
Lt. Fox is currently a co-program manager of the Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center , a terrorism intelligence and analysis partnership among the LAPD, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
HIGHLIGHTS OF UCI FACULTY CAPABLITIES FOR R&D IN COMMUNICATIONS & NETWORKING
Faculty Event Coordinator: Prof. Rui J. P. de Figueiredo
There will be four 30-minute-long sessions, in two parallel tracks, where these capabilities in four areas of communications and networking will be highlighted by presentations given by the respective session organizer(s). The faculty involved will be present to answer questions. There will be further opportunity for discussion and networking at the networking reception. The areas and respective organizers are listed below.
Communication Systems Physical Layer
Wireless Communications MIMO Space-Time Coding
Multimedia Applications (Profs. Ramesh Jain & Athina Markopoulou)
Multi-modal systems Voice and video streaming over wired/wireless packet networks Immersive Tele-presence Reflective and Adaptive Middleware for Multimedia Systems Multimedia Services Computer Vision Visualization & Virtual Reality
Communication Networks I
Content-Based Network Design and Operation, Network Management
(Prof. Kevin Tsai)
Flow control, Routing and Traffic Management Network Security & Applied Cryptography Internet Routing Wireless/Ad-hoc Networks Net-centric Enterprise Computing Real-Time Distributed Knowledge Systems Intelligent Networks
Architectures & Protocols for Parallel/Distributed Communication Networks Ultra-Reliable Real-Time Networks Object-Oriented Communications Network Processing of Complex Multidimensional Data Sets
NETWORKING RECEPTION - Calit2 Atrium