PPL Workshop 2009 Agenda

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Monday, August 3rd

7:30 - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 - Welcome: Dr. John Orr, WPI Provost

8:25 - Workshop Overview: Dr. R. James Duckworth

 8:30 - Overview of Requirements and Current Status

(Moderator: David Cyganski, Professor, ECE Department, WPI)

10:00 - Break

 10:15 - Inertial Navigation

(Moderator: Wayne Haase, PhD, President, Summit Safety, Inc.)

12:30 - Keynote Speaker

 

1:30 - Demonstrations and Exhibits

(Coordinators: Mary Centrella and Colleen Sweeney, WPI)

 3:00 - Indoor Navigation Solutions/Government Perspectives on Location Technology

(Moderator: William Haskell, Program Manager, NIOSH-NPPTL)

4:00 - Break

 4:15 - Physiological Status Monitoring for First Responders

(Moderator: Eric Overstorm, Department Head/Director, Life Sciences and Engineering Center, Biology & Biotechnology, WPI)

5:30 - Adjourn

6:00 - Reception and Barbeque

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Tuesday, August 4th

7:30 - Continental breakfast

8:00 - RF-Based Positioning

(Moderator: Steve Huseth, Staff Scientist, Honeywell Labs)

Complementary Technologies

10:30 - Break

 Parallel Working Sessions on the State of the Art

12:00 - Lunch

 12:45 - Remarks

 12:30 - Keynote Speaker

1:30 - Plenary Working Session

(Moderator: Dr. R. James Duckworth, WPI)

 2:15 - Plans for the Future

(Moderator Dr. R. James Duckworth)

 System Demonstrations - Worcester Fire Dept.

(Moderator/Organizer: Ric Plummer, Engineer, Berlin, MA Fire Dept.)

5:00 Adjourn

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