Internationally Prominent Executives, Researchers to Take Part in Wireless Telecommunications Symposium

Want to hear about new wireless telecommunication technologies that will change the face of business, technology and culture? The community is invited to Innovations in Wireless Communications, the industry-leading Wireless Telecommunications Symposium hosted by Cal Poly Pomona, April 27-29, at Kellogg West.

WTS 2006 offers three full days of programs featuring experts from all over the world, targeted to anyone interested in business and/or technology. Topics include: future directions in wireless communications research, wireless network security, new wireless communications ventures, wireless communications investments, mobile wireless services, GPS and wireless communications, and MIMI wireless systems.


  • Keynote address by mobile communications visionary and BlackBerry® developer Mike Lazaridis, founder, president and co-CEO of Research In Motion
  • Keynote address by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory director and spacebourne imaging radar pioneer Dr. Charles Elachi, preceded by a reception and tour of JPL
  • IEEE Communications Society co-sponsored Welcome Dinner with spread-spectrum and 3G communications application innovator Dr. Donald Schilling as guest speaker
  • Executive presentations
  • Academic and practitioner applied research paper presentations
  • Panel discussions, tutorials and workshops
  • Poster paper session and a doctoral students session

The WTS conference, now in its fifth year, was developed after the colleges of Business Administration and Engineering agreed that an ongoing exchange of up-to-date information between the industry and the academic community in the fields of telecommunications and computer networking is important.

One-day and three-day registration are available. Registration information and details about WTS 2006 are online at

For more information about the Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, contact Steven Powell at or call (909) 869-3831.