FCC forum on indoor deployments of small cell sites

Forum on indoor deployments of small cell sites

Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, FCC’s Technical Advisory Committee Small Cell working group and Spectrum Task Force

Federal Communications Commission
Friday, October 28, 2011

Tentative Agenda

10:45am Opening Remarks
Tom Wheeler, Managing Director, Core Capital Partners, TAC Chairman

11:00am Panel #1: Small Cell Technologies

  • Rupert Baines, VP Marketing, Picochip
  • Keith Kaczmarek, VP/GM Global Wireless Solutions, Powerwave Technologies
  • Steven Glapa, Senior Director of Field Marketing, Ruckus Wireless
  • Jim Seymour, Director of RAN Strategy, Alcatel Lucent
  • Jay Weitzen, VP Technology, Airvana

Moderators: Charles Mathias, Associate Bureau Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and Tom Peters, Chief Engineer, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

12:30pm Luncheon Speaker

Ed Cantwell, SVP West Wireless Heath Institute
(Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch or to purchase lunch in the FCC cafeteria)

1:00pm Panel #2: Business Opportunities and Challenges

  • Robert Juliano, VP and CIO, Brandywine Realty
  • Lyn Lansdale, VP Strategic Business Services, Avalon Bay
  • Tormod Larson, VP & CTO, Extenet Systems
  • Steve Lilley, Wireless Practice Manager, Presidio Networked Solutions
  • Tom Nagel, VP Wireless, Comcast
  • Iyad Tarazi, VP Network Engineering & Development, Sprint Nextel

Moderators: John Leibovitz, Deputy Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and Paul de
Sa, Chief, Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis

2:15pm Panel #3: Policy Directions
Brian Daly, Director, Core Standards, AT&T
Russ Gyurek, Office of the CTO, Cisco Systems
Paul Mankiewich, Chief Architect, Mobility Solutions, Juniper Networks
Dennis Roberson, Vice Provost, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jesse Russell, Chairman & CEO, INC Networks

Moderators: Julie Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering and Amy Levine, Wireless Advisor, Office of the Chairman

3:30pm Adjourn