Interference Protection Public Workshop

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9:00 - 9:20 AM Introduction
9:20 - 9:30 AM Spectrum Policy Task Force Overview - Paul Kolodzy, Senior Spectrum Policy Adviser, Office of Engineering Technology, FCC
9:30 - 9:45 AM The vital role of interference protection in spectrum management - Dale Hatfield, Independent consultant and Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder
9:45 - 11:00 AM Panel I: Interference Challenges

Moderators: Dale Hatfield, Independent consultant and Keith Larson, Chief Engineer, Media Bureau, FCC

Robert Briskman, Technical Executive, Sirius Satellite Radio
Andrew Clegg, Lead Member of Technical Staff, Cingular Wireless
Lynn Claudy, Senior Vice President of Science and Technology, National Association of Broadcasters
Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Director, Defense Spectrum Office, Defense Information Systems Agency
Larry Miller, President, Land Mobile Communications Council and Frequency Coordination Manager for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Glen Nash, President, Public Safety Communications Officials-International
Martin Rofheart, Co-founder and CEO, Xtreme Spectrum
Paul Steffes, Chairman Committee on Radio Frequencies and Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Break
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Panel II: Advanced Technology

Moderators: Brian Woerner, Professor, Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech University and Ronald Repasi, Assistant Chief for Engineering, Policy Division, International Bureau, FCC

Dale Hatfield, Independent consultant and Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder
Doug Lockie, Founder and Executive Vice President, Endwave Corporation
Ray Pickholtz, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The George Washington University
Jack Rosa, President, CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board, Hypres, Inc.
Jack Wengryniuk, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Hughes Network Systems
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 PM Panel III: A Better Process

Moderators: Charles Jackson, Jackson Telecommunications Consultanting and Thomas Stanley, Chief Engineer, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, FCC

Phillip Barsky, Regulatory/Spectrum Management /Systems Engineering Consultant for XM Radio
Steven Baruch, Member, Leventhal, Senter & Lerman, P.L.L.C.
Mark Crosby, President, Access Spectrum
David Hageman, Vice President Wireless Operations, Poka Lambro Telecommunications
Nancy Jesuale, Director of Communications Services, City of Portland, Oregon
Richard Smith, Radio Spectrum Management Consultant; former Chief of FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology and Field Operations Bureau
John Storch, Executive Director, Engineering & Technical Operations, Western Wireless