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1 DySPAN 2008 Update Joseph B. Evans ( Dennis Roberson (

2 Overview Date and venue Structure and additional information Chairs and organizing committee Additional information Particulars on the hotel, facilities, etc. Status

3 Dates and Venue Dates – Week of 13-17 October 2008 No known conflicts for that week Venue – Chicago, Illinois Excellent facilities - Knickerbocker Hotel in downtown Centrally located with good flight options for both US and international travelers Highly regarded Global City with numerous attractions

4 Structure Technology Track Policy Track Combined sessions Keynotes Demonstrations

5 General Chair Biographies Dennis Roberson Vice Provost for New Initiatives and Research Professor of CS, IIT Co-Founder of Wireless Network and Communications Research Center (WiNCom) and PI for Spectrum Observatory at IIT Hosted NSF Wireless PI Meeting - 2007 Serves on eight company boards included four wireless companies Former CTO of Motorola and of NCR Joseph Evans Distinguished Professor of EECS, University of Kansas Founded NSF program in spectrum-aware networking Led NSF GENI wireless (and cognitive) networking effort Performing foundational science for TV band spectrum debate Has served as IEEE TAC Secretary and in multiple TC roles Has organized and chaired IEEE workshops and symposia

6 Organizing Committee (invited)

7 Additional Information Dates Intent to submit (Register Title, Abstract, Author List): April 28, 2008 Technology Full papers due: June 23, 2008 Policy Extended Abstract/In-preparation-draft due: June 23, 2008 Acceptance notification for Technology papers: August 18, 2008 Notification of interest to Policy Authors requesting full papers: August 18, 2008 Full versions of selected policy papers due for second review: September 5, 2008 Final acceptance of policy papers: September 8, 2008 Camera ready versions for all papers due to IEEE: September 15, 2008 DySPAN 2008: Week of 13-17 October 2008

8 Particulars on Hotel & Facilities Chicago Knickerbocker Hotel located on Chicagos Magnificent Mile Numerous additional hotels available Large conference facilities Many dining and social activity options nearby Numerous attractions – world class museums, theater, symphony, opera, sporting events, parks, shopping, architectural landmarks, and universities Strong public transportation infrastructure

9 Status IEEE has moved ahead with logistics TPC and PPEPC formation underway - invitations should be soon Call for papers under development, expected release in early or middle of December Web site should be up within next few weeks


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