Preliminary WTS 2019 Program
  • Interdisciplinary Workshops: Topics in Wireless Communications I “Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Intelligence (CSPI 2019)”

    Dr. Ehsan Sheybani & Dr. Giti Javidi
    University of South Florida
10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Tutorial: “Big Data and Cybersecurity Analytics”
    Dr. Lila Rajabion
    University of South Florida
12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Lunch (on own)
2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Paper Presentations
3:00pm – 3:15pm
  • Break
  • Interdisciplinary Workshops: Topics in Wireless Communications II “Young Research and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Innovations”

    Dr. Theofilos Chrysikos
    University of Patras
3:15pm – 5:00pm
  • Tutorials
5:00pm – 5:45pm
  • Paper Presentations
6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • WTS Organizers' Meeting
8:00am – 9:00am
  • Registration
9:00am – 9:15am
  • Welcoming Remarks
9:15am – 10:00am
  • “Digital Transformation”
    Dr. Drew Hwang
    Chair, CIS Department Cal Poly Pomona
10:00am – 10:30am
  • Break
10:30am – 11:15am
  • Dr. Qing-An Zeng
    Interim Chair & Associate Professor, Computer Systems Technology Department, North Carolina A&T State University
11:15am – 12:00pm
  • "Eyes on 2020 - Observations on competitive advantage for CSP's"
    Dr. Rob van den Dam
    Global Telecommunications Industry Leader, Institute for Business Value IBM
12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Lunch

    Guest Speaker
    Prof.dr Milica Pejanović-Djurišić
    United Nations Ambassador/Permanent Representative from Montenegro
2:00pm – 2:45pm
  • Joe Weinman Author
    Keynote Speaker, and Digital Strategist
2:45pm – 3:15pm
  • Break
3:15pm – 4:45pm
  • Panel Discussion: “5G Security: New Architecture, New Services, New Challenges”

    Organizer and Panel Moderator
    Dr. François Cosquer
    CTO Security Nokia Software

    Presenters include:
    • Dr. Ed Amoroso, CEO , TAG Cyber (former AT&T CSO)
    • Antony Martin, Infrastructure Security Expert, Orange
    • Thomas Reddington, Industry Professor of Computer Science, NYU
    • Ron Winward, Security Evangelist, Radware
4:45pm – 5:30pm
  • Doctoral Students’ Session
    “Performance Analysis for Virtual-Cell Based CoMP 5G Networks Using Deep Recurrent Neural Nets”
    Mohamed Elkourdi, Asim Mazin and Richard D. Gitlin (University of South Florida, USA)
5:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Welcoming Reception & Dinner WTS Organizer Recognition Ceremony

    Guest Speaker:
    Dr. Henning Schulzrinne
    Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University
9:00am – 10:00am
  • "Industry Expectations for Information Systems Professionals" &
    “Global Vulnerabilities of Cyber Attacks on Financial Securities Exchanges”
    Dr. Carlos Navarrete & Dr. Greg Carlton
    Professors, CIS Department Cal Poly Pomona
10:00am – 10:30am
  • Break
10:30am – 11:15am
  • Dr. Martin Kohn
    Independent Consultant and Strategist – Health Data Analytics, Health Policy and Healthcare Management
11:15am – 12:00pm
  • Interdisciplinary Workshops: Topics in Wireless Communications III “Fake News, Real Implications: Responsibilities and Consequences in the Political, Financial and Social Process”
    Dr. Vassiliki Cossiavelou
    Youth & Media Lab, Aegean University
12:00pm – 2:00 pm
  • Lunch

    Guest Speaker
    “Cyber and Information Security in the Big Apple: Preparing Students and Working Professionals for Securing the Wireless World and Beyond”
    Dr. Katia Passerini
    Dean, College of Professional Studies Professor, Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science St. John’s University
2:00 pm – 2:45pm
  • "How America Is Using Electronic Media"
    Dr. William F. Baker
    Educator, Author, and Former Broadcast Television Executive Director, Bernard L. Schwartz Center for Media, Education, and Public Policy Fordham University
2:45pm – 3:15pm
  • Break
3:15pm – 4:00pm
  • "5G and Next-generation Automation"
    Dr. Marcos Tavares
    Nokia Bell Labs
4:00pm – 4:45pm
  • Poster Paper Session
  • Dinner and Coach Tour
4:45pm – 5:30pm
  • “How Multi-Network Access Agreements among Cellular Operators and MVNOs Could Reduce Costs”
    Guest Speaker:
    Dr. Jon Peha
    Professor, Dept. of Engineering and Public Policy and the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Carnegie Mellon University
    Former Chief Technologist of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission
5:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Dinner and Tour
8:10am – 10:10am
  • Paper Presentation Session (I)
10:10am – 10:20am
  • Break
10:20am – 12:00pm
  • Paper Presentation Session (II)
12:00pm – 1:10pm
  • Lunch Best Paper Awards Ceremony
1:10pm – 3:10pm
  • Paper Presentation Session (III)
3:10pm – 3:30pm
  • Break
3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Paper Presentation Session (IV)