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        ACM SIGMOBILE E-Mail Newsletter
                 for Feb/2006
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SIG Announcements:

The first Athena Lecturer Award, each year awarded by ACM-W to a
preeminent woman computer scientist, goes to SIGMOBILE nomination,
Professor Deborah Estrin. Congratulations Deborah!

As per the call for nominations, "The Athena Lecturer will
give a one-hour invited talk at an ACM conference determined by the
speaker and the SIG which nominated her."

Deborah's talk will be at MobiCom 2006 this September in Los Angeles


Latest News and Articles:

Bath Project Looks at Future use of Mobile Technology (EE Times UK)

Report: U.S. Telecom Enjoys Wireless Lift (InternetNews)

Portable Cocaine Sensor on the Cheap (UPI)

Chinese Mobile Phone Subscribers Top 400 Million (InformationWeek)

Flexible Screens to Light up Market (ACM TechNews)

Municipal Mesh Network (Technology Review),258,p1.html

True Port Security Requires Improved Technology: University of Maryland Experts

Tech CEOs Want More Wireless Airspace (CNet)

IBM Targets University Crowd With Mobile App (InformationWeek)

Intel To Embed 3G Into Laptops (InformationWeek)

Microsoft, RSA, Sun And Encryption (InternetNews)


Upcoming Conferences and Events Sponsored By or In-Cooperation With SIGMOBILE:

** SIGMOBILE members get the same low registration fee as
** members of the organization which is sponsoring the event.

ARCS 2006
19th International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systmes
March 13-16, 2006
Frankfurt/ Main, Germany

WMCSA 2006
The Seventh IEEE Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications
April 6-7, 2006
Semiahmoo Resort, Washington, USA

WTS 2006
2006 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium
April 27-29 2006
Pomona, California

MDM 2006
The 7th International Conference on Mobile Data Management
May 9-12, 2006
Nara, Japan

MobiHoc 2006
The Seventh ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking
and Computing
May 22-25, 2006
Florence, Italy

International Cross-Disciplinary Workshop on Web Accessibility
May 23-26, 2006
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

CrownCom 2006
1st International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks
and Communications
June 8-10, 2006
Mykonos Island, Greece

MobiSys 2006
The Fourth International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications,
and Services
June 19-22, 2006
Uppsala, Sweden

Mobiquitous 2006
3rd Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems:
Networks and Services
17-21 July, 2006
San Jose, California, USA

QShine 2006
The Third International Conference on Quality of Service in Heterogeneous
Wired/Wireless Networks
August 7-9, 2006
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

MobiCom 2006
The Twelfth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking
23-29 September, 2006
Los Angeles, California, USA

MobileHCI 2006
8th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile
Devices and Services
September 12-15, 2006
Espoo, Finland

UbiComp 2006
The 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computin
17-21 September, 2006
Orange County, California, USA

ChinaCom 2006
First International Conference on Communications and Networking China
16-19 October, 2006
Beijing, China

Mobility 2006
International Conference on Mobile Technology, Systems and Applications
25-27 October, 2006
Bangkok, Thailand

SenSys 2006
The 4th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
November 1-3, 2006
Boulder, Colorado, USA


Latest Developer Headlines:

Flash Mobile: Coming to a Hand Near You (DevX)

Power to the People (DevX)

Managing the Software Input Panel in Your Applications (

Security For Entrprise Mobile Devices (IT Observer)

The ACM Special Interest Group on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data and Computing