Spectrum Frontiers and Technological Developments in the Millimeter Wave Bands

Federal Communications Commission
Thursday, March 10, 2016
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Additional info: http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2016/db0303/DA-1...

The FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, and the International Bureau will host a workshop exploring the concepts raised in the Commission’s Spectrum Frontiers NPRM and the state of technological developments in the millimeter wave (mmW) bands. In parallel to the workshop, OET, WTB, and IB will host equipment demonstrations illustrating some of the technologies enabling advanced wireless services in the mmW bands.

Workshop Agenda

9:00 am Opening Remarks

Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

Michael O’Rielly, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Ted Rappaport, David Lee/Ernst Weber professor of electrical engineering at NYU, and
founding Director of NYU Wireless

9:40am – 10:50am Panel 1: Envisioned Services, Applications, and Deployment of Next Generation Wireless Technologies

Asha Keddy, Vice President and General Manager, Intel
Erwin Hudson, Vice President, Australia/SE Asia, ViaSat
Dave Parish, Manager of Wireless Systems, Google
Joe Lipowski, Chief Technology Officer, Starry
Sanyogita Shamsunder, Director of Wireless Technology, Verizon Wireless

Moderators: Brian Regan, Associate Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau;
Stephen Buenzow, Deputy Chief, Broadband Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

10:50am – 12:10pm Panel 2: Enabling Technologies of Next Generation Wireless Systems

Amitava Ghosh, Nokia Fellow and Head of Small Cell Research, Nokia Bell Labs
Kumar Balachandra, Principal Research Engineer, Ericsson
Matt Grob, Chief Technology Officer, Qualcomm
Paul Steinberg, Chief Technology Officer, Motorola
Thyaga Nandagopal, Program Director, National Science Foundation
Woojune Kim, Vice President of Next Generation Products and Business, Samsung

Moderators: Michael Ha, Deputy Chief, Policy & Rules Division, Office of Engineering and Technology; Jeff Goldthorp, Associate Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau

12:10 -- 2:00 pm Lunch Break/Exhibit Demo

2:00 -- 3:00 pm Panel 3: Creating a Regulatory Scheme for Flexible Use in the mmW Bands

Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge
John Hunter, Director of Spectrum Policy, T-Mobile
Jennifer Manner, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, EchoStar
Joan Marsh, Vice President of Federal Regulatory, AT&T
Davidi Jonas, CEO and President, Straight Path
Michael Daum, Technology Policy Strategist, Microsoft

Moderators: John Schauble, Deputy Chief, Broadband Division, Wireless
Telecommunications Bureau; Bob Nelson, Chief Engineer, International Bureau

3:00 -- 4:00 pm Panel 4: Fireside Chat – Furthering Spectrum Policy and Promoting Wireless Technology

Julius Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology
Jon Wilkins, Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Paige Atkins, Associate Administrator, NTIA
Nada Golmie, Chief, Wireless Networks Division, NIST
Fred Moorefield, Director, Spectrum Policy and International Engagements, DOD CIO
Renee Gregory, Senior Advisor, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

4:00 -- 5:00 pm Wrap Up