WINMEC CIO Forum, UCLA : Program and Presentations
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Monday, March 7, 2005
7:30
8:00
Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00
8:15
Opening Speech: Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC
'Convergence in the CIO's World'
8:15
8:30
Welcome Speech:  Alfred Osborne, Senior Associate Dean, The UCLA Anderson School of Management
 
8:30
9:00
Morning Keynote:  Ray Gilbert, Director-CIO-IT, Lucent Technologies
Convergence: CIO-IT possibilities, trends and opportunities
9:00
10:15
Session 1: Servicing the Government Enterprise 
Discussion will include CIO's challenges in providing public safety, defense applications, information security using convergence technologies such as VOIP, Video of WiFi, etc.
Chair: Ray Gilbert, Director-CIO-IT, Lucent Technologies

Plenary: T. Keith Glennan, VP and CTO, Northrop Grumman
'Convergence Challenges For A Defense Enterprise'
Thera Bradshaw, CIO and General Manager, City of Los Angeles
'City of Los Angeles Information Technology Initiatives & Challenges'
Peter Himmelberger, VP and CTO, CSC

10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
10:30
11:45
Session 2: Information Convergence in the Service Economy  
Enterprises have to manage a variety of heterogenous types of information. This involves data such as video, pictures, web pages, databases, emails, etc. Information storage networks that are globally managed and stored will become important in the converged information economy. Services industries in particular will be looking for new paradigms of managing "Information Convergence"
Chair: Ann Mangal, Associate Research Director, Anderson School, UCLA

Plenary: Joe Solimando, CIO, Disney Consumer Products
'Key IT Strategies in a Creative Consumer Products'
Girish Gaitonde, Founder and CEO, Xoriant
'New Paradigm in Regulatory Compliance Using Information Technology'
Mike Cook, Sr VP and GM, Hughes Network Systems
'NETWORKING FOR RICH MEDIA.INFORMATION SERVICES'
11:45
12:15
Lunch Starts
12:15
12:45
Lunch Keynote:  Shaygan Kheradpir, CIO, Verizon Communications
The Customer Experience in an Always-Connected World
12:45
1:10
Lunch Speech 1:  Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC
What Wireless has in store for the CIO - RFID, WiFi, VoWiFi...
1:10
1:30
Lunch Speech 2:  Uday Karmarkar, Research Director - CMIE, Professor, UCLA - Anderson Business School
Industrialization and Globalization in the Information Economy
1:30
2:30
Session 3: Convergence for Entertainment-Media and the Consumer  
Strategic value and implications of the convergence of the enterprise and consumer functions for entertainment. Management in the changing global services environment.
Chair: Gunjan Bagla, Advisor, Amritt Ventures

Plenary: Jeffrey Mirich, SVP and CIO, Walt Disney Studios

Norm Fjeldheim, CIO, Qualcomm
'Convergence for Entertainment-Media and the Consumer.'
Tsvi Gal, CIO, Warner Music Group
'Growing the Business Through New Markets and Products'
2:30
2:45
Coffee Break
2:45
4:15
Session 4: The Role of Technology in Convergence 
Are Devices, Networks, Applications really converging or are they diverging; How does technology affect the CIOs ability to deliver what his/her customer wants. Security Issues with Convergence
Chair: Jim Armstrong, Managing Director, Clearstone Venture Partners

Plenary: Vaho Rebassoo, CTO, IT Services, Boeing
'Convergence in Multiple Dimensions'
Bob Bauer, CTO, Xerox Global Services
'Democratizing Access at Work and Play: Remedying the Convergence Stranglehold of Platform Providers'
Martin Menard, Director - Information Services and Technology Group, Intel Corp
'Intel Mobilizes Employees'
John Barcomb, Dir. of Wireless App. Engg. and Implementation, Sprint
'Sprint Business Solutions'
4:15
5:25
Session 5: Gazing into the Crystal Ball - Where do cutting edge CIOs see themselves 2-5 years from now 
How is wireless expected to grow? How will wide area and local area wireless converge? How are personal business devices merging with consumer devices? Will ubiquitous connectivity and ubiquitous computing be a reality?
Chair: Bob Foster, Adjunct Associate Professor, UCLA Anderson School

Plenary: Leonard Kleinrock, Professor, UCLA
'Facing the Complexity Wall'
Jim Davis, CIO, University of California, Los Angeles
Richard Kogut, CIO, University of California, Merced
'Wireless: Whence the.Next Killer App'
5:25
6:25
Cocktail Networking
6:25 Conference Ends
Conference Program Subject to Change

 

 

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