85th General Meeting of the Wireless Innovation Forum

(Includes Meetings of the CBRS, SDS, 6 GHz, and Wireless Innovation Committees)

25-27 June 2024
Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, Virginia 20190

In Person Registration: 
https://winnf.memberclicks.net/june-2024-general-meeting

Online Registration:
https://winnf.memberclicks.net/june-2024-general-meeting-online

Hotel Reservations: 
https://reston.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=1007019


Parking:

  • Hotel Parking – a 50% discount of our standard rates for self-parking will be available for drive-ins. 
  • Reston Town Center Parking Garages – No overnight parking. Parking - Reston Town Center

Agenda:
(all items subject to change)

Tuesday, 25 June

 

Lake Anne

Lake Audobon

8:00 to 8:30

Registration, breakfast

 

8:30 to 10:00

Plenary Session (Lake Anne):

Welcome, Keynotes, etc.

 

10:00 to 10:30

Morning Break

 

10:30 to 12:00 PM

CBRS Committee Plenary (topics here)

Software Defined Systems Committee - Audio Facility Work Group Meeting

12:00 to 1:00

Lunch

 

1:00 PM to 3:00

CBRS Committee Plenary (topics here)

Software Defined Systems Committee -Audio Facility Work Group Meeting

3:00 to 3:30

Afternoon Break

 

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

6 GHz Committee Plenary

Software Defined Systems Committee -Audio Facility Work Group Meeting

5:30 to 6:00

Evening Break

 

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Software Defined Systems Committee -Tactical Communications Standards Meeting

 

 

 

 

 Wednesday, 26 June
(click here for the International Spectrum Sharing Workshop page only)

 

Lake Anne

Lake Audobon

8:00 to 8:30

Registration, breakfast

 

8:30 to 9:00

International Spectrum Sharing Workshop Opening Plenary (Lake Anne)

- Keynote: "Spectrum Sharing with Open RAN," Martin Weiss, FutureG at US DoD

 

9:00 - 10:00

- US NTIA National Spectrum Strategy, moderated by Mark Gibson, Commscope

o   Scott Patrick, NTIA 

o   John Chapin, NSF

o   Charles Baylis, SMART Hub

Software Defined Systems Committee -Transceiver Conformance Evaluation Project Preparation Meeting

10:00 to 10:30

Morning Break

 

10:30 to 12:00 PM

International Spectrum Sharing Workshop

NTIA NSS Commenters Roundtable
 moderated by Mark Gibson, CommScope

Panelists include:

- Jennifer McCarthy, Federated Wireless, Representing Dynamic Spectrum Alliance

- Amit Mukhopadhyay, Nokia

- Max Solondz, Verizon

- Rikin Thakker, NCTA

Ira Keltz, FCC
Benjamin Rolfe, UWB Alliance

Software Defined Systems Committee -Audio Facility Work Group Meeting

12:00 to 1:00

Lunch

 

1:00 PM to 3:00

International Spectrum Sharing Workshop Presentations

  • 6 GHz Committee
    • Mark Gibson, CommScope
  • CBRS Committee
    • Preston Marshall,  Google
  • Wireless Innovation Committee
    • 6G Work Group - Colby Harper, Pathfinder Wireless
    • Mid-band Sharing Work Group - Andy Clegg, Google

Software Defined Systems Committee -Audio Facility Work Group Meeting

3:00 to 3:30

Afternoon Break

 

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

International Spectrum Sharing Workshop Presentations

Other relevant topics

o   Dr. Thao Nguyen, NIST CTL, and Dr. Todd Schumann,  NTIA ITS on NASCTN

o   Dr. Jeanine Poltronieri, FCC Space Bureau

o   Eric Burger, Next G Alliance Research Council

o   ISART Results presented by Charles Dietlein, NTIA

o   Zone Management Systems, Design, Testing and Results, David Johnson, Utah, and Kevin Gifford, CU Boulder

Software Defined Systems Committee -Tactical Communications Standards Meeting

5:30 to 6:00

Evening Break

 

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Board of Directors Meeting (closed) (Lake Anne)

 

 

Thursday, 27 June

(click here for the International Spectrum Sharing Workshop page only)

 

Lake Anne

Lake Audobon

8:00 to 8:30

Registration, breakfast

 

8:30 to 10:00

International Spectrum Sharing Workshop Presentations

- ETSI TC RSS Dynamic Spectrum Allocation Service (DSAS) System Requirements Project Update, Paul Bender, Germany BNetzA and  Axel Schmidt, Shure

- Results of WRC-23 and WRC-27 outlook, Eric Lee, Terrestrial Team Lead, International Spectrum Policy Division, DOC/NTIA/OSM

Software Defined Systems Committee Advisory Council Meeting

- Update on WInnForum Projects

- Update on ESSOR

- Update on JTNC

10:00 to 10:30

Morning Break

 

10:30 to 12:30 PM

International Spectrum Initiatives Panel  
moderated by Prakash Moorut,
Shure

Panelists include:

- Shalini Periyalwar, Canada ISED

- Tania Villa Trapala, Mexico IFT

- Martin Fenton or Richard Moore, UK Ofcom

- Eric Fournier, France ANFR

- Alexander Kuehn, Germany BnetzA

- Sultan Albalooshi, UAE TDRA

- Bharat Bhatia, ITU-APT Foundation of India

 

Software Defined Systems Committee - Viavi Demonstration of latest test equipment for radio manufacturers, based on SCA 4.1 standard, utilizing WInnForum Transceiver API

12:30 to 1:30

Lunch, Workshop Close

 

1:30 PM to 3:00

Wireless Innovation Committee – Midband Sharing , 6G Work Group

Software Defined Systems Committee -Demonstration follow-up API discussion

3:00 to 3:30

Afternoon Break

 

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Wireless Innovation Committee – Midband Sharing , 6G Work Group

Software Defined Systems Committee -Audio Facility Work Group Meeting

5:30 to 6:00

Evening Break

 

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Software Defined Systems Committee -Audio Facility Work Group Meeting