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Leaders in Advanced Radio Technologies to Provide Keynotes for SDR’11-WInnComm

Paul W. Garnett (Microsoft), fredric j harris (SDSU), Dr. Dennis Martinez (Harris), Mark Rich (DARPA/STO), Rajendra Singh (World Bank), Paul Steinberg (Motorola Solutions) and Kevin Wolf (U.S. Department of Commerce) featured at annual Technical Conference

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Wireless Innovation Forum ( today announced an impressive keynote lineup for its 2011 Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (SDR'11-WInnComm). The premier event for the reconfigurable radio community, SDR’11-WInnComm will be held 29 November to 2 December in Washington, D.C. Each day of this conference will feature a different keynote speech presented by a recognized leader in the community on the challenges that exist in the commercial, public safety and defense sectors, and the role of software defined radio (SDR) and cognitive radio (CR) technologies in addressing those challenges.

Keynotes include:

  • Paul W. Garnett, Director, Technology Policy, Microsoft Corporation (Bio)
  • fredric j harris, Ph.D., Signal Processing Chair, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, San Diego State University (Bio)
  • Dr. Dennis Martinez, Chief Technology Officer, RF Communications Division, Harris (Bio)
  • Mark Rich, Program Manager, DARPA/STO
  • Rajendra Singh, Senior Regulatory Specialist, World Bank
  • Paul Steinberg, Chief Technology Officer, Motorola Solutions (Bio)
  • Kevin Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce (Bio)

“This year's conference is particularly strong with well-known speakers encompassing international commercial, government, and academic institutions giving keynote presentations on a wide variety of topics contributing to an outstanding program,” said conference chair John Glossner of Optimum Semiconductor Technologies.

To register, visit our registration page.

The conference will also feature daily workshops, tutorials, technical presentations, an exposition and a technology showcase. Program updates can be followed on our program page, as well as our Twitter and Facebook feeds.

NEW MEMBER BENEFIT FOR 2011: SDR’11-WInnComm is offering Forum member organizations that register two or more attendees a booth in the Exposition at no charge. To learn more about this opportunity, visit the Forum’s Sponsorship and Exhibition application page.

In addition, there are new pricing options for academic, non-profit and government registrants. Those who register by October 28, 2011 receive an additional discount. To register, visit our registration page.

Attracting more than 400 registered delegates, including investors, commercial network operators, radio manufacturers, system integrators, government procurement officials, regulators, engineering service providers and consultants from over 22 different countries, SDR’11-WInnComm is the only event devoted to the advancement of reconfigurable radio technologies from research through deployment. Additional information on the SDR’11-WInnComm program, workshops and tutorials can be found at

Platinum Sponsors include General Dynamics C4 SystemsHarris Corporation, and Indra SistemasPentek and General Dynamics C4 Systems are the event’s Gold Sponsors.

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