Sensor Network Consortium Meeting: From Body Area Networking to the “City Enterprise”

Thursday, May 8, 2008
9am – 5pm

Please visit our virtual May 8 galleries:


8:00 a.m. Welcome and CISE Overview slides
9:00 a.m. Open Air Boston: A Revolutionary Approach to City-Wide WiFi Steve Pearse, Open Air Boston, and Common Angels
9:20 a.m. The “City Enterprise”: Testing Autonomous Reconfigurability in a Wireless CityChristos G. Cassandras, Boston University slides
9:40 a.m. City Sense, An Open Urban Scale Sensor Network TestbedMatt Welsh, Harvard University slides
10:00 a.m. Automatic Deployment of Distributed Mobile Sensor Teams – Calin Belta, Boston University slides
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Next Generation Localization – Yannis Paschalidis, Boston University slides
Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) – Azer Bestavros, Boston University slides
Free-Space Optical Communications – Thomas Little, Boston University slides
Pervasive Video Sensing for Environmental Monitoring – Thomas Little, Boston University slides
Transport and Routing Protocols in Wireless Networks – Abraham Matta, Boston University slides available upon request
12:00 p.m. Lunch slide
12:45 p.m. Mitigating Workplace Injury with Body Area Networking – Robert Wagenaar, Boston University – slides
1:10 p.m. Enabling Technologies for Body Area Networking – Philippe Mattelaer, Program Manager, IMEC Netherlands slides
1:30 p.m. Lab Tours and Demonstrations slides
* Coverage and the Automatic Deployment fo Mobile Sensor Teams
* Sensor Platforms
* Localization Demonstration
2:30 p.m. Industry Panel, Sensor Networks: The Next Wave of Opportunities and Challenges – Handshake Solutions, INTEL Digital Health, Millennial Net, Inc., Pratt and Whitney, Sensicast Systems slides
4:00 p.m. CISE Research Council slide
4:15 p.m. Reception, and Research Poster Presentations
5:15 p.m. Departures