2013 Wireless Communications Initiative Symposium

Thursday, October 17, 2013
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

San Jose Convention Center
Room 211 C
150 West San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA


Program Details

2:00 – 2:30 pm: Welcome and Wireless Industry Trends

  • Natasha Ernst, Director, Wireless Communications Initiative, Joint Venture Silicon Valley
  • Bob Napor, Managing Director, inCode Consulting
  • Christian Masegian, Manager, inCode Consulting

2:30 – 3:00 pm: Infrastructure Safety & Science: Tower Climbing & Radio Frequency

  • Todd Schlekeway, Executive Director, National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE)
  • William F Hammett, PE President & CEO, Hammett & Edison

3:00 – 3:30 pm: CTIA Outreach to Mobile Innovators

  • Jackie McCarthy, Director of Wireless Internet Development, CTIA-The Wireless Association

3:30 - 4:00 pm: The Positive Economic Impact of Increased Wireless Infrastructure

  • Alex Reynolds, Government Affairs Counsel , PCIA

4:00 - 5:00 pm: Small Cell Deployment & Infrastructure: Working in the Right of Way

  • Natasha Ernst, Director, Wireless Communications Initiative, Joint Venture Silicon Valley
  • Luke Lucas, Senior Manager – National Coverage Solutions (NCS), T-Mobile
  • Wylie Nelson, Director of Product, Zayo
  • Christopher Mazuk, Principal Consultant – Heterogeneous Networks, Ericsson

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Wireless Communications

Joint Venture's Wireless Communications Initiative brings together the wireless industry, technology companies, local governments, businesses, and residents to improve wireless networks in the Silicon Valley.

Wireless Initiative Partners

  • AT&T Mobility
  • California State University
  • California Wireless Association
  • City of Campbell
  • City of Cupertino
  • City of Dublin
  • City of Fremont
  • City of Gilroy
  • City of Hayward
  • City of Morgan Hill
  • City of Mountain View
  • City of Oakland
  • City of Palo Alto
  • City of San Mateo
  • City of San José
  • City of San Leandro
  • City of Sunnyvale
  • County of San Mateo
  • County of Santa Clara
  • County of Santa Cruz
  • Google
  • Hammett & Edison
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mobile Experts LLC
  • Modus, Inc.
  • Oku Solutions LLC
  • Silicon Valley Regional Interoperability Authority
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Wave Broadband
  • Wireless Communications Alliance