Sensor Network Consortium (SNC) Member Meeting

Wednesday, May 24, 2006
8:00 am – 6:30 pm
9th Floor Photonics Center
8 St. Mary’s Street,
Brookline, MA 02446

8:00 Continental breakfast

8:30 Welcome, Introductions, SNC Update
Linda Grosser and Yannis Paschalidis, Boston University

8:45 SN Applications and New Business Models for Insurance Claims and Underwriting, The Innovation Lab at The Hartford P & C

9:05 Sensor Networking Research Directions, John Davies II,
IBM Corporation

9:25 Challenges in Connecting the Physical World to IT Enterprise Systems via Wireless Sensor Networks, Millennial Net, Inc.

9:45 Software Architecture and SN Applications, Thomas Odenwald, SAP Research

10:15 Break

11:15 Discussion Topics:

  • Architecture Issues for Sensor Networks, Led by Danny Tromp, Mitre Corp
  • Standards, Led by Anoop Mathur,
    Honeywell and Chris Cassandras, Boston University

11:45 Distributed Sensor Networks with Collective Computation, Sean Brennan, Los Alamos National Laboratory, International, Space and Response Division

12:15 Lunch and Poster Presentations posters

1:15 Connected Health Initiative, Joseph Kvedar, M.D., Partners Telemedicine

2:15 Wireless Autonomous Transducer Solutions, Holst Centre, IMEC – NL

2:45 Thomas Little, Boston University
Challenges in Sensor Network Tasking

Selected Student Design Projects

3:15 Break

3:45 Discussion Topics:

  • Deployment and Serviceability, Led by Jay Hendrix, Siemens and Thomas Little, Boston University slides
  • A Market in Transition, Led by Mark Goodman, Crossbow Technology Inc. and John Baillieul, Boston University 

5:00 Wrap-Up, Next meeting date (Nov 17, 2006)

5:30 Reception

6:30 Dinner