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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
(http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2006/).


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Latest News and Articles:

Bath Project Looks at Future use of Mobile Technology (EE Times UK)
http://www.eetuk.com/tech/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=180205284

Report: U.S. Telecom Enjoys Wireless Lift (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/infra/article.php/3585886

Portable Cocaine Sensor on the Cheap (UPI)
http://www.upi.com/Hi-Tech/view.php?StoryID=20060227-023056-7660r

Chinese Mobile Phone Subscribers Top 400 Million (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=180207557

Flexible Screens to Light up Market (ACM TechNews)
http://technews.acm.org/archives.cfm?fo=2006-02-feb/feb-10-2006.html#248555

Municipal Mesh Network (Technology Review)
http://www.technologyreview.com/InfoTech-Networks/wtr_16427,258,p1.html

True Port Security Requires Improved Technology: University of Maryland Experts
(AScribe)
http://newswire.ascribe.org/cgi-bin/behold.pl?ascribeid=20060222.231441

Tech CEOs Want More Wireless Airspace (CNet)
http://news.com.com/Tech+CEOs+want+more+wireless+airspace/2100-1039
_3-6042261.html

IBM Targets University Crowd With Mobile App (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=181400041

Intel To Embed 3G Into Laptops (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=180201396

Microsoft, RSA, Sun And Encryption (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3585216


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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
http://arcs06.cs.uni-frankfurt.de/

WMCSA 2006
The Seventh IEEE Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications
April 6-7, 2006
Semiahmoo Resort, Washington, USA
http://research.ihost.com/wmcsa2006/

WTS 2006
2006 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium
April 27-29 2006
Pomona, California
http://www.csupomona.edu/~wtsi/

MDM 2006
The 7th International Conference on Mobile Data Management
May 9-12, 2006
Nara, Japan
http://www.mdm2006.kddilabs.jp/

MobiHoc 2006
The Seventh ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking
and Computing
May 22-25, 2006
Florence, Italy
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2006/

W4A
International Cross-Disciplinary Workshop on Web Accessibility
May 23-26, 2006
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
http://w4a.man.ac.uk/

CrownCom 2006
1st International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks
and Communications
June 8-10, 2006
Mykonos Island, Greece
http://www.crowncom.org/

MobiSys 2006
The Fourth International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications,
and Services
June 19-22, 2006
Uppsala, Sweden
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2006/

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

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

MobiCom 2006
The Twelfth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking
23-29 September, 2006
Los Angeles, California, USA
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2006/

MobileHCI 2006
8th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile
Devices and Services
September 12-15, 2006
Espoo, Finland
http://www.mobilehci.org/

UbiComp 2006
The 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computin
17-21 September, 2006
Orange County, California, USA
http://www.ubicomp.org/ubicomp2006/

ChinaCom 2006
First International Conference on Communications and Networking China
16-19 October, 2006
Beijing, China
http://www.chinacom.org/

Mobility 2006
International Conference on Mobile Technology, Systems and Applications
25-27 October, 2006
Bangkok, Thailand
http://www.mobilityconference.org/

SenSys 2006
The 4th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
November 1-3, 2006
Boulder, Colorado, USA
http://sensys.acm.org/2006/


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Latest Developer Headlines:

Flash Mobile: Coming to a Hand Near You (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/webdev/Article/30676

Power to the People (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/codemag/Article/30374

Managing the Software Input Panel in Your Applications (Developer.com)
http://www.developer.com/ws/pc/article.php/3583686

Security For Entrprise Mobile Devices (IT Observer)
http://www.it-observer.com/articles/1068/security_entrprise_mobile_devices/




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