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As the number of wireless technologies such as RFID, WiFi, WiMAX, WiBro, 3G, Zigbee, Bluetooth and Ultra Wideband continue to grow, their integration into the enterprise is becoming an increasingly greater challenge.  So as to be able to enjoy productivity, business and financial gains, these advanced wireless technologies need to be melded seamlessly with the business processes of the enterprise.

Therefore, technology developers and standards organizations need to focus their attention on the interface between the technology and the enterprise.  Wireless service providers, systems integrators and technology companies need to create a cohesive interface with enterprise I.T. and enterprise technology infrastructure. While the convergence between different wireless technologies has been an ongoing phenomenon over the past several years, the melding of wireless infrastructure with the enterprise business infrastructure forms the next generation of Convergence or Convergence+.  The Mobile Enterprise and Carrier Forum brings together wireless carriers together with enterprises to discuss how best to create the wirelessly connected, mobile enterprise of tomorrow and in the process, defining and refining the notion of Convergence+

Current Speakers

Phil Edholm CTO/VP Net Architecture, Enterprise Nortel Networks
Ray Gilbert AVP-IT Enterprise Collaboration Lucent Technologies
Ramneek Gupta Principal ITU Ventures
Lawrence Harris Vice President Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Gordon Kass VP of Engineering LimeLife
Dean Knuth National Manager, Wireless for the Commercial, State and Local Group Northrop Grumman IT
Minh Le System Engineering Sr. Staff Lockheed Martin
Dorothy Pavloff Managing Director California Technology Ventures
Salil Pradhan CTO, HP RFID program Hewlett Packard
Gavenraj Sodhi Director of Product Management CA
Morley Winograd executive Director Marshall School, USC

Select Speakers from Previous WINMEC Forums

Yogesh Gupta
Computer Associates
Fred Kitson
Director, Mobile & Media Sys. Lab
Arunas Slekys
VP - Corporate Marketing
Hughes Network Systems
Thomas Werner
SVP Mobile Enterprise
Eric Anderson
VP Sales, North America
Ericsson Inc.
Jean-Marc Frangos
Sr. VP, Tech and Innovation
BT Group
Adam Gould
VP, Tech Mgmt and Planning
Nokia Mobile Phones
Steve Strassmann
Principal Architect
Ray Gilbert
Lucent Technologies
Ken Venner
VP and CIO
Broadcom Corporation
Vaho Rebassoo
CTO, IT Services
Sam Arditi
Intel Corp.
Cyrus Staniec
Director - Technology Resources, Northrop Grumman IT
Phil Bowman
VP Integrated Solutions

Speaker Nominations are open - Nominate a Speaker

Registration Information

See our previous forum on the theme of Convergence:
- Mobile Enterprise Forum 2005
- Wireless Carrier Forum 2005

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UCLA-WINMEC will demonstrate its Mobile RFID Platform, WinRFID

WINMEC, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, UC Discovery Grant

BEI Technologies, Computer Associates, Ericsson, HP, Hughes Network Systems, Intel, ISMB, Lockheed Martin, Lucent Technologies, Magee Group, Mobio Networks, QUALCOMM, Pillsbury Winthrop LLP, Raytheon, Satyam, SIEMENS, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, TCS America, Tata Infotech, Verizon Wireless

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