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The Seventh Annual
      International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking

July 16-21, 2001, Rome, Italy

Organizing Committee
Program Committee
Call for Papers
Conference Program
Venture Capital Session
Research Demos
General Information
Conference Expo
Social Events
Corporate Support

Advance Program

Monday, July 16, 2001
08:00-17:00 Tutorial 1 (Full-Day)
08:00-17:00 Tutorial 2 (Full-Day)
08:00-12:00 Tutorial 3 (Half-Day, Morning)
13:00-17:00 Tutorial 4 (Half-Day, Afternoon)
08:00-12:00 Tutorial 5 (Half-Day, Morning)

Tuesday, July 17, 2001
08:00-12:00 Tutorial 6 (Half-Day, Morning)
08:00-12:00 Tutorial 7 (Half-Day, Morning)
08:00-12:00 Tutorial 8 (Half-Day, Morning)
13:00-18:00 Venture Capital Event
19:00-20:30 Conference Welcome Reception
  • Hosted at the Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi. Come enjoy refreshments, visit with old friends, and meet new ones.

Wednesday, July 18, 2001
08:30-10:00 Opening Session
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 Location- and Context-aware Mobile Computing

Session Chair: Victor Bahl (Microsoft Research, USA)

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Ad Hoc Networks

Session Chair: Stefano Basagni (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:15 SIGMOBILE Outstanding Contribution Award Winner Talk
  • The Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data, and Computing is given by ACM SIGMOBILE to recognize an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the research on mobile communications and wireless networking. The contribution can be a single event or a lifetime of achievement.
16:15-17:30 Work-in-Progress Session

Organizers: Christopher Rose (Rutgers University, USA) and David B. Johnson (Rice University, USA)

  • This lively, exciting session will feature short presentations of cutting edge work in progress and great new ideas not yet ready for publication. Each selected presentation will be limited to 5 minutes, followed by a brief question period. Student submissions and presentations suggesting promising new ideas and approaches are particularly encouraged.
18:00-19:30 Platinum Supporters Student Reception
  • At Palazzo Colonna, hosted by Alcatel, IBM, and Nortel Networks. Open to all student attendees.
21:00 Concert
  • Classical music in one of the most impressive monuments in Rome, the Pantheon. Originally built in 27 B.C. as a temple dedicated to the planetary gods, its extraordinary dome is considered the most important achievement of the ancient Roman architecture.

Thursday, July 19, 2001
08:30-09:00 A view from the top: Nortel
09:00-10:30 Parallel Sessions:
Energy-Aware Ad Hoc Routing

Session Chair: Charles E. Perkins (Nokia Research Center, USA)

Pervasive Computing and Applications

Session Chair: TBD

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Parallel Sessions:
Sensor Networks

Session Chair: Srini Seshan (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)


Session Chair: Jean-Pierre Hubaux (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Lausanne, Switzerland)

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 A view from the top: Alcatel
  • Multimedia Mobile Communications: An Overview, Sergio Treves (Director of Strategy and Development, Alcatel Italy)
14:30-16:30 Parellel Sessions
Scheduling and Media Access

Session Chair: Krishna Sivalingam (Washington State University, USA)


Session Chair: Ram Ramjee (Lucent Technologies, USA)

16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:00-18:30 Annual Open SIGMOBILE Business Meeting
  • An open meeting to discuss issues relevant to ACM SIGMOBILE as a whole, such as conference activities, publications, budget, and membership. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
19:30 Conference Dinner Banquet
  • Enjoy the beauty of Italian early baroque in the halls of the Barberini Palace. A monumental 17th-century building, originally designed by Maderno as a country-house enriched of open perspectives and vast gardens, it is now part of the National Gallery of Antique Arts. In its rooms, whose ceilings are decorated by frescoes painted by Pietro da Cortona, famous masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance (Raffaello Sanzio, Caravaggio, Filippo Lippi) are exposed.

Friday, July 20, 2001
08:30-09:00 A view from the top: IBM
  • Pervasive Computing in the Real World, Michael Karasick (CTO and Director of Architecture, IBM Pervasive Computing, Software Group)
09:00-10:30 Parallel Sessions:
Power Management

Session Chair: Adam Wolisz (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)


Session Chair: David B. Johnson (Rice University, USA)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Parallel sessions:
Network Estimation and Admission Control

Session Chair: Andrew Campbell (Columbia University, USA)


Session Chairs: Adam Wolisz and Holger Karl (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Mobile Network Services

Session Chair: Sajal Das (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)

15:30 Conference Adjourns

Saturday, July 21, 2001
08:00-17:00 Workshops (Concurrent)

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