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Tuesday, February 26, 2008
6:00 PM
8:00 PM
Reception & Cocktail Networking
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
7:30 AM
8:00 AM
Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM
8:15 AM
Welcome and Opening Talk: UCLA - WINMEC
8:15 AM
9:15 AM
Session 1: Consumer 2.0 Services Applications 
Chair: Thomas Palamides, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Consulate General

Plenary: Joe Solimando, CIO, Disney Consumer Products
'The Consumer Driven Value Chain'
Renee McKaskle, CIO, Symantec Corp.
'Enterprise 2.0 from the CIO Office: A Continuum of Evolution and Transformation'
Michael Roberts, EVP & CIO, Bank of Alameda
'Alphabet Soup - CIO and Technology's role in complying with State and Federal regulatory mandates'
9:15 AM
10:30 AM
Session 2: Working with Defense, Aerospace and Airlines 
Chair: Vandana (Ann) Mangal, Associate Research Director, UCLA

Plenary: Vaho Rebassoo, CTO, IT Services, Boeing
'Wireless Technology Directions in Manufacturing'
Allen Marks, IT Fellow, Raytheon
'RF, Friend or Foe? - Protecting the Enterprise WiFi Network'
Dominic Nessi, CIO, Los Angeles World Airports
'Web 2.0 Innovations in the Air Travel Industry'
David McCue, CIO, CSC
'Convergence and Location Visibility Awareness'
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Coffee Break
10:45 AM
12:15 PM
Session 3: Media, Wireless and Enterprise 2.0  

Plenary: Jeffrey Mirich, SVP and CIO, Walt Disney Studios
Plenary: Arthur Hair, Chief Technology Officer, Walt Disney Studios
'The Evolving CTO & CIO Relationship and Roles within the Media & Entertainment Industry'
Arun Bhikshesvaran, VP Strategy & CTO North America, Ericsson, Inc.
'Mobile Broadband and its impact on business and society'
KR Sanjiv, VP , Technology Transformation Solutions Group, Wipro Technologies
Ihab Abu-Hakima, President & CEO, Meru Networks
'The Advent of the All-Wireless Enterprise'
12:15 PM
12:45 PM
Lunch
12:45 PM
1:15 PM
Lunch Talk 1:  Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC
Managing heterogeneous enterprise infrastructure containing Wireless, Mobile and RFID technologies with Middeware and Edgeware - Challenges, Opportunities and ROI
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Lunch Talk 2:  Charles Corbett, Professor, UCLA Anderson School of Management
 
1:30 PM
3:00 PM
Session 4: Government & Non Profit 
Chair: Allen Marks, IT Fellow, Raytheon

Plenary: Randi Levin, General Manager/Chief Technology Officer, City of LA
'IT Modernization'
Jim Davis, CIO, UCLA
'Implementing and Applying the Research Cyberinfrastructure on a National Scale'
J. Stephen Fletcher, CIO, State of Utah
'Can Government IT Services be World-Class?'
William Crowell, CIO, County of San Diego
'Firestorm 2007, An IT Perspective on Emergency Preparedness'
Ilee Rhimes, CIO & Vice Provost, USC
'Orchestrating Change: Redefining the Role of the CIO and the IT Mission'
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Coffee Break
GreenTech - Green-I.T Forum
3:15 PM
5:00 PM
Session 5: Green Technologies leading to Green Businesses 
Chair: John Babcock, Partner, Rustic Canyon Group

Plenary: Peter Arbitter, Senior Vice President, Portfolio & Technology Management, Siemens IT Solutions & Services, Inc.
'Siemens IT Solutions and Services - Sustainable IT'
Joanie Klar Bruce, Producer, Planet Productions
'All Assets and No Liabilities'
Paul Marcoux, VP Green Engineering, Cisco Systems
'Cisco's Green Story'
Tom Cooper, Principal, Kaiser Permanente
'Kaiser Permanente's Green Buildings Research Agenda'
Randy Howard, Assistant GM, LADWP
'Development and Integration.of Renewable Technologies into .the City of Los Angeles?.Generation Portfolio'
Paul DeMartini, Director Edison Smart Connect, Southern California Edison
'Creating A Smarter, Cleaner Energy Future with Consumers'
Bharat Patel, SVP, HOK
'Technology convergence for smart buildings'
5:00 PM
Conference Ends
Conference Program Subject to Change