Updated January 31, 2003
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Meeting: Mobile IP, Application Persistence and Roaming (Feb 4)
OpenGroup Meeting: Secure Mobile Architecture (Feb 6)
February 4-6, 2003. San Francisco. Joint meeting of the
PCCA and the Open Group.
This is a multi-part meeting:
February 4: PCCA meeting on Mobile IP, Application Persistence and Roaming.
February 5: Joint PCCA/Open Group workshop: Enterprise adoption of Wireless Data - Barriers and Solutions. Including demonstration and interoperability plugfest.
February 6: OpenGroup meeting on secure mobile architecture. PCCA members are invited to participate.
February 4. PCCA Meeting. 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Invitees: PCCA members, The Open Group members.
This meeting is intended to address in greater detail some of the issues and questions raised at the November 6 PCCA meeting on the topic of wireless hotspots. These issues apply to wireless data in general, and relate to how applications, authentication, and networking protocols should behave in emerging wireless networks, including enterprise, wireless hotspots and 2.5G/3G cellular data networks. This is intended as a working meeting to come to definitive conclusions. This meeting offers an opportunity to bring to life the recently signed memorandum of understanding with the Mobile Management Forum whose members have been considering these issues in their work to define a Secure Mobile Architecture.
Proposed topics include:
Workshop focus: Enterprise adoption of Wireless Data - Barriers and Solutions. Including demonstration and interoperability plugfest.
Invitees: PCCA members, The Open Group members, CIOs and IT Managers.
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, room 1 - Presentations and Q&A on enterprise adoption of wireless data. Presentations will be both from the industry and from enterprises to identify the key barriers towards widespread adoption of wireless data, as well as to provide an overview of existing solutions.
Agenda includes presentations from the following:
11:30 AM to 4:30 PM, room 2 - Demonstration and interoperability plugfest. Vendors and operators will demonstrate their wireless data solutions, including networks, devices, platforms, infrastructure software and wireless applications. Participating vendors will demonstrate interoperability on an ad hoc basis.
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Lunch
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM, room 1 - In depth discussion (panel or comparable format) on issues raised in the morning session, general Q&A, and summarizing of the key issues facing widespread enterprise adoption, as well as recommended solution s.
Note that from 1:30 to 4:30, attendees will have the option of attending the demo/plugfest, or attending the in-depth discussion, or going back and forth.
February 6, Thursday The Open Group Mobile Management Forum Meeting
Invitees: The Open Group members, PCCA members, CIOs and IT Managers.
The Mobile Management Forum will be conducting the first review of their Secure Mobile Architecture Framework. This is based on the Issues and Requirements document which will be published to coincide with this event. MMF meetings are normally closed to non-members but on this occasion the meeting will be open to all delegates who attended the Tuesday or Wednesday session.
The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco International Airport. See next section.
Hyatt Regency, San Francisco Airport.
Hotel reservations are made through the Open Group registration page (see next section.) Reservations must be made before January 17 to obtain the PCCA room rate and room block.
The registration deadline is one week prior to the meeting.
Meeting registration (and hotel reservations) are made via The Open Group web page.
PCCA members should use the following URL:
Non-members should use the following URL:
Normally, PCCA meetings have a sponsor. However, since this is a special joint meeting, we are asking PCCA members to pay for the direct expense of the meeting of of $99 for one day or $195 for two days. This fee will be collected via the Open Group web page.
The following information is for people presenting at this PCCA meeting:
should be on industry issues and proposed solutions versus selling your product.
the wireless industry, including carriers, infrastructure vendors, device vendors,
software vendors and computer vendors.
We will advise you on the number.
can post it in the members area of the PCCA web page.