IEEE ComSoc International Communications Quality and Reliability Workshop
16-18 April 2019 // Naples, Florida, USA

Tuesday Speakers


Opening Keynote: Internet Service and Disaster Response in Rural America
Bill Poellmitz
ClearSky Technologies
Chief Executive Officer

Segment Chair – Technology For Tomorrow
Bob Lesnewich
Perspecta Labs
Director – Emerging Technologies
Session 1 – 5G-Capabilities to Meet User Needs
Ross Cassan (Chair)
Spirent Communications PLC
Director – Mobility Products Marketing
Sue Monahan
Small Cell Forum
Jonathan Brady
Cambridge Communication Systems, Ltd.
Director of Sales – North America
Kal Krishnan
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Technical Fellow

Technical Papers Session #1 – 
Chikara Ohta (Technical Program Co-Chair)
Kobe University
Kai Zeng (Technical Program Co-Chair)
George Mason University

Session 2 – The Emergence of Edge Computing
Ian Hood (Chair)
Chief Technologist – Global Service Provider
Rob Wilmoth
Chief Architect – North America Telco & MSO
Peter Fetterolf
ACG Analytics
Chief Technology Officer
Volker Tegtmeyer

Technical Papers Session #2 – 

Session 3 – Emergency Response Technologies & Capabilities
Bob Lesnewich (Chair)
Perspecta Labs
Director – Emerging Technologies


Harry Smeenk
Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
Sr. Vice President – Technology Programs
Barbara Kemp
Assure911 LLC
Jeff Carl
AT&T FirstNet
Director of Product Management, Public Safety Solutions