MobiCom 2003, September 14-19, 2003, San Diego, California, USA, Sponsored by ACM SIGMOBILE
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 Schedule-at-a-Glance (click on items below for details)

Tutorial 1 Tutorial 2 Tutorial 4 Tutorial 3 Tutorial 5 Welcome Reception Opening Session Keynote Speech Paper Session 1 Tuesday Lunch Paper Session 2 Paper Session 3 Conference Dinner Banquet Cruise Paper Session 4 Paper Session 5 Wednesday Lunch Paper Session 6 Demos and Student Posters Open SIGMOBILE Business Meeting Paper Session 7 Panel Thursday Lunch Paper Session 8 Paper Session 9 Workshops Tutorials Paper Sessions Panel Workshops Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Program-at-a-Glance

 Sunday, September 14

7:30 AM-6:00 PM   Registration Open
8:30 AM-5:00 PM Full-Day Tutorial

 Monday, September 15

7:30 AM-6:00 PM   Registration Open
8:30 AM-12:00 PM Morning Half-Day Tutorials

1:30 PM-5:00 PM Afternoon Half-Day Tutorials

6:00 PM-9:00 PM Welcome Reception
  • Come enjoy refreshments, visit with old friends, and meet new ones, before the main conference starts Tuesday morning. In the Garden Pavilian, on the fourth floor of the Westin Horton Plaza.

 Tuesday, September 16

7:30 AM-5:00 PM   Registration Open
7:30 AM-8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-9:00 AM Opening Session
  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
    • MobiCom 2003 General Chair: David B. Johnson (Rice University)
    • MobiCom 2003 Program Co-Chairs: Anthony D. Joseph (University of California, Berkeley) and Nitin H. Vaidya (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • MobiCom Best Student Paper Award Presentation
  • SIGMOBILE Outstanding Contribution Award Presentation
    • Award Winner: Dr. Ian F. Akyildiz, Ken Byers Distinguished Chair Professor in Telecommunications, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology. Citation: "For pioneering contributions in the area of mobility and resource management for wireless communication networks"

      Professor Akyildiz will give an invited talk during lunch on Wednesday, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM.

9:00 AM-10:00 AM   Keynote Speech
Session Chair: David B. Johnson (Rice University)

Dr. Paul J. Kolodzy
Dr. Paul J. Kolodzy
  • Dr. Paul J. Kolodzy, Director of the Wireless Network Security Center (WiNSeC) at Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Kolodzy's previous work includes serving as Senior Spectrum Policy Advisor and Director of the Spectrum Policy Task Force at the United States FCC, and as a Program Manager at DARPA.

10:30 AM-12:00 PM Transport Protocols
Session Chair: Helen Wang (Microsoft Research)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM Conference Lunch
1:30 PM-3:00 PM Wireless Network Performance
Session Chair: Mingyan Liu (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor)

3:30 PM-5:00 PM Location Information
Session Chair: Victor Bahl (Microsoft Research)

5:30 PM-9:00 PM Conference Dinner Banquet Cruise
  • Join us aboard the Spirit of San Diego, the flagship of the San Diego Harbor Excursion fleet, for an enjoyable dinner cruise. With breathtaking views of the San Diego skyline and San Diego bay, the cruise will offer an excellent dining experience, great views of San Diego, and opportunities for socializing with the other conference participants. The Conference Dinner Banquet is included with your MobiCom 2003 conference registration. Boarding for the cruise begins at 5:30, and the cruise departs at 6:00.
Spirit of San Diego
Spirit of San Diego

 Wednesday, September 17

7:30 AM-6:00 PM   Registration Open
7:30 AM-8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-10:00 AM Routing Optimizations
Session Chair: Taieb Znati (National Science Foundation and University of Pittsburgh)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM Wireless LAN Optimizations
Session Chair: Adam Wolisz (Technical University of Berlin)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM Conference Lunch and Invited Speaker

1:30 PM-3:00 PM Simulation and Implementation Issues
Session Chair: Charles Perkins (Nokia)

3:00 PM-5:00 PM Demos and Student Posters (with refreshments)
  • Come see posters showing the best in recent student research, plus demonstrations of state-of-the-art mobile and wireless networking projects from industry and universities. Refreshments will be served.

5:00 PM-6:30 PM Open SIGMOBILE Business Meeting
  • An open meeting to discuss issues relevant to SIGMOBILE, the ACM Special Interest Group on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data, and Computing. ACM SIGMOBILE is the sponsor of this conference. This open meeting covers issues such as future SIGMOBILE conference activities, publications, budget, and membership. Everyone interested is welcome and encouraged to attend.

 Thursday, September 18

7:30 AM-6:00 PM   Registration Open
7:30 AM-8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-10:00 AM Routing and Forwarding
Session Chair: Admela Jukan (National Science Foundation)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM Panel Discussion
Organizer and Moderator: Prof. Zygmunt J. Haas (Cornell University, USA)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM Lunch (on your own)

1:30 PM-3:00 PM Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Session Chair: Young-bae Ko (Ajou University)

3:30 PM-5:00 PM Cellular and Hybrid Networks
Session Chair: Parmesh Ramanathan (University of Wisconsin)

5:00 PM Conference Adjourns

 Friday, September 19

7:30 AM-5:00 PM   Registration Open
All Day Full-Day Workshops (concurrent, check individual workshop schedules)

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