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NG911: Next Generation Indoor Location for Public Safety & Consumers

June 18, 2013

The LBS SIG presents…

New Frontiers, Going Up & Beyond into the Deepest Reaches of INDOORS with LTE.

FCC with NG911 has been evolving location positioning to new realms for Public Safety and consumers needs to address the precise location needs for both Outdoors, as well as Indoors, in dense urban harsh environments where we spent 75% of our times with the growing use of LTE. Soon, VOIP-LTE will place challenges on existing and new positioning methods.

The Distinguished Panel will introduce the very latest update and future direction in emerging public safety, first responders and consumers needs for accurate precise location both indoors and outdoors with low cost large wide scale deployments, the need for height measure, the use of smart-phones and cloud services. Raytheon Corp involved in nationwide FirstNet 700MHz D block LTE public safety network will open the talk with an overview. TechnoCom Corp will give an update on the goal of FCC CSRIC Location test bed- Indoor & Outdoor Technology Phase 1 testing related to accuracy and coverage in their March 2013 test report on candidate LBS technologies performances that can meet the FCC’s new sub-50m accuracy. Finally, 7Layers will conclude with an overview of one specific Location Standard, OMA -LOC SUPL’s evolution to SUPL3, architecture and testing.

Join us on June 18th, 2013 for an executive panel of Californian technology leaders discussing location positioning technologies, challenges and solutions for the new LTE and NG911 world.

PANELISTS:
Masoud Motamedi
Founder, President and CEO, TechnoCom Corporation
Masoud Motamedi, President and a co-founder of TechnoCom Corporation, is a seasoned executive with a wealth of experience in wireless communications.  Over the past 17 years, he has led TechnoCom in delivering products and services to the wireless location industry focused on E911 and LBS.  Under Mr. Motamedi’s leadership TechnoCom developed and commercialized the first of its kind LocationAssurance Manager®, TechnoCom’s fully autonomous quality of service monitoring and management system utilized by wireless carriers for their E-911 and LBS quality of service and compliance reporting.  Mr. Motamedi has also overseen many of the location performance testing efforts performed by TechnoCom for its wireless carrier and location technology clients.  Most recently he has been involved in the indoor testing for CSRIC in the Bay area as well as the indoor testing conducted by TruePosition in Wilmington, Delaware. Prior to TechnoCom, Mr. Motamedi served as Director of Systems Engineering of PacTel Teletrac where he led the development and deployment of their Vehicle Location Systems.  Prior to that at the Jet Propulsion Laboratories, he was responsible for proving the feasibility of direct audio broadcast to mobile users.  Before JPL, as Director of Mobile Communications at Geostar Corporation, he was involved in the design and development of the first Radio Determination Satellite Service system.  He holds two patents related to wireless location. Mr. Motamedi obtained his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the George Washington University.

Michael J. Bostic
West Coast Director of Civil Communications, Raytheon
Mr. Bostic has demonstrated leadership skills that span the entire spectrum of leadership, problem solving, crime reduction, community policing, major capital projects, and information technology/communications systems. Mr. Bostic retired as an Assistant Chief in April 2007 and has been a part of the Raytheon team since May of 2008. In his role at Raytheon, Mike is a business development director and frequent writer for business publications on the future of technology in that market space. In 34 years with the LAPD, he held every significant command in the Los Angeles Police Department, including three assignments with communications and information technology.  He also was a member of several steering committees that provided oversight of IT and major facility development.  He was responsible for many significant investigations that required the resources of all City agencies on two occasions in his career and he demonstrated the leadership and people skills to develop comprehensive investigative reports and implementation plans that have reshaped most operations of the LAPD.  He has a rich history of excellent relationships throughout City government.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Bachelors of Science, Police Science, California State University at Long Beach, 1975
Masters Degree in Public Administration, University of Southern California, 1978
Graduate, FBI National Academy
Graduate, FBI National Executive Institute
Graduate, Senior Management Institute for Police
Graduate, State of California Command College

Mahesh Kodukula, Ph.D.
Business Development Manager, 7Layers
Mahesh Kodukula has over 16 years of experience working in wireless communication and medical device industries. He received his Ph.D. degree in Solid State Physics from Indian Institute of Technology and pursued M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University Of Illinois, Chicago. Currently he is a Business Development Manager at 7Layers focusing on M2M businesses and technologies related to mHealth and other generic vertical markets. In this role, he is involved in providing test services and helping customers take their products faster to market. Prior to 7Layers, he worked at couple of wireless and medical device startups. Other notable companies he worked for include Nokia and Motorola where he has held positions of increasing responsibility in Engineering, product development and marketing. He has launched mobile devices in worldwide markets and provided system engineering infrastructure solutions to global network operators. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, running, yoga and spending time with the family.

MODERATOR:
Upkar Dhaliwal
Founder and CEO, Future Wireless Tech

Upkar Dhaliwal is Founder & CEO at Future Wireless Technologies; a Consultancy with over 30 years of hands on wireless and internet experience undertaking Application, Intellectual Property, Business Development and Technical advisor support for Present and Future Wireless Technologies and product development for Start ups, OEMs, private equity and Market Leaders customers, A Professional Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council UK, He is a Senior Wireless & RF System Architect Executive an industry expert serving on numerous industrial/technical/policy bodies like IEEE 802.11, .16, .15, IEEE IMS MTT S, IEEE RWS and IEEE ICUWB, with specialized knowledge and technical leadership in the design and development of state of the art wireless circuits and systems doing technical business developments for many Start up and the investment community. He has in past worked for STMicroelectronics on a joint design team with NOKIA Mobile 4G LTE and HSPA, for QUALCOMM for 8 years thru the 3G –CDMA/UMTS era, and for SAMSUNG Telecom for early 2G – GSM with ten years prior in Space & Defense Wireless. At present, working on Beyond 4G charting towards 5G in terms of Cognitive Radios and Distributed Mesh Sensor Radios.Upkar is a COMMNEXUS LBS SIG co-chair and has been a Semiconductor SIG Co-chair in the past, He is also involved with CONNECT and San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee, Has talked a course at UCSD Extension on Body Area Wireless Medical Device Technologies. He grew up in West London England and studied for a Bachelors & Masters Degrees in Engineering from Leeds and University College London Universities respectively, leading to early career experiences & contributions in device modeling, circuit design and subsystem developments where he led World wide engineering teams in some World Class Firsts – First Commercial Active Antenna for Space for ESA and First Active Antenna for Battlefield Radar using MMIC/RFIC, world-class first’s early call in 3Gx1 CDMA, UMTS & Dual Mode UMTS+GSM chipset development. Some new Firsts are still being implemented in connected devices and Hybrid Cloud Services. He is married with two children settled and with working practices in San Diego and London. He enjoys cooking, Red Wines, Whiskey and Bhangra Dances and Music. He has travelled, lived and worked in over 20 countries worldwide on 4 continents.


SIG CO-CHAIRS:

Neeraj S. Bhavani, Founder, President & CEO, TAGNOS
Frank Creede, CTO, Pacific Data Vision
Maureen Backe, Lead Product Marketing Manager, Advanced Mobility Solutions at AT&T
Upkar Dhaliwal, Founder & CEO, Future Wireless Technologies
Linda Senigaglia, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Navigation Solutions
Mark Neff, Principal, Neff Solutions

DATE:
Tuesday, June 18th 2013

TIME:
5:30 PM Registration/Networking/Refreshments
6:00 PM Program Begins
7:30 PM Program Ends

LOCATION:
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San Diego, CA 92130


COST:
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