Pre-Conference Seminar Associate Members Meeting


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associate members meeting

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Exhibitor's guide to publicity

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Tuesday, December 11     8:00am-9:45am

Stepping into the Wireless Future
Simon Ellis, Chair, Bluetooth SIG Marketing

As a member of the original group that defined and launched the Bluetooth program, Simon Ellis offers a bird's-eye view of the technology as it emerges from the drawing board and into the market stream.

Special Guests: Meet the participants of the IEEE's 2001 Computer Society International Design Competition (CSIDC), and get a look into the future of Bluetooth wireless technology. See how these college students have created innovative applications for Bluetooth wireless technology.

Wednesday, December 12     8:30am-9:30am

The Evolving Marketplace: Real-World Tests, Trials, and Triumphs
Joyce Putscher, Director of Converging Markets and Technologies Research Group, Cahners In-Stat

Joyce Putscher, one of the premier market-analysts in the wireless industries, shares up-to-the-minute survey results and inside information. Hear about Bluetooth adoption and maturity from real world evaluations that keep consumers and users in mind. Learn what's driving the market for Bluetooth wireless technology today and how you can participate.

Thursday, December 13     8:30am-9:30am

The Connected Future: A Vision of Wireless Life
Ken Khangura, Chief Engineer of Fast Cycle Electrical/Electronic Products & Brand Subsystems in Research and Vehicle Technology, Ford Motor Company

Ken Khangura is responsible for advanced technology development and its applications in telematics, multimedia, driver information and infotainment products for all Ford North America cars and trucks. He shares his vision of what cars and trucks will look like in the next 10 years and the role of Bluetooth wireless technology.