Tuesday 8 November
IEEE DySPAN 2005 Welcome Reception 18:30 - 20:00
Join us in a toast to a successful symposium as we kick off IEEE DySPAN 2005 with a relaxing social where you will be able to catch up with old friends and create new ones.
Wednesday 9 November
Opening Keynote 10:30
Richard Lynch, CTO Verizon Wireless
IEEE DySPAN Banquet 18:30 - 21:00

Dynamic Spectrum Access
Technology and Policy Perspectives

Honorable Michael Gallagher, Assistant Secretary of Commerce/ Director of National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Dr. Anthony Tether, Director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

These two dynamic speakers are the leaders within the Bush Administration for providing technology and policy visions for new technology. As the Director of NTIA, Secretary Gallagher has the focus on bringing the benefits of new and exciting telecommunications technologies to consumers. As the Director of DARPA, Dr. Tether has the focus on developing breakthrough technologies with the role of the venture capitalist of the US DoD.
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IEEE P1900.x Meetings
The IEEE 1900 series of standards committees are holding meetings in conjunction with DySPAN. The IEEE P1900 Standards Group was established in the first quarter 2005 jointly by the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) and the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society. The objective of this effort is to develop supporting standards dealing with new technologies and techniques being developed for next generation radio and advanced spectrum management. Click here for more information