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November 6, 2018


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TWS 2018: AI and the Mobile Device

The 16th Texas Wireless Summit, “AI and the Mobile Device,” will focus on how machine learning, artificial intelligence, and some key applications will interact with wireless technology. The Summit will examine how AI/ML will simultaneously enhance connectivity as well as place demands on both devices and bandwidth.

Please join us for this installment of the Texas Wireless Summit on November 6, 2018.

We have an exciting list of high-profile industry and academia speakers! Please stay tuned for more information.

Our past Summits have been typically attended by more than 350 leading members of industry and academia (roughly evenly split between the two) every year.

The faculty organizers for TWS 2018 are WNCG Professors Constantine Caramanis and Sujay Sanghavi.


2018 Summit Agenda

2018 Summit Agenda

2018 Speakers & Panelists

Dr. Rajiv Laroia is the Co-Founder and CTO of Light, a digital photography company that has developed a multi-lens and multi-sensor camera designed for embedding in smartphones and mobile devices. He previously founded and served as CTO of Flarion Technologies (acquired by Qualcomm in 2006), which developed the base technology for LTE. Prior to Flarion, Laroia held R&D leadership roles in Lucent Technologies Bell Labs. Laroia holds a Ph.D. and Master’s degree from the Univ. of Maryland, College Park and a Bachelor’s degree from IIT, Delhi, all in electrical engineering. He is recipient of the 2013 IEEE Industrial Innovation Award.
Rajiv Laroia

Keynote: Co-Founder & CTO, Light; Founder, Flarion Technologies

Dr. Thad Starner has been wearing a computer with a head-up display as part of his daily life since 1993. He is a Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Technical Lead on Google's Glass. Starner is a founder of the annual ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, and has produced over 450 papers and presentations on his work. He is an inventor on over 90 United States utility patents awarded or in process. For over two decades, Starner's work has appeared in many national and international public forums.
Thad Starner

Keynote: Tech Lead, Google Glass; Professor, GA Tech

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