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Below is an overview of the program. All sessions take place in the Grand Ballroom unless otherwise noted. BoFs are not included below.

Tuesday, February 27Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday
8:30AM: Workshops
OpenMoko / FIC NEO 1973 Workshop
Sean Moss-Pulz, Product Manager, OpenMoko

Time: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Location: Salon E
Communication Underload: A Contrarian Approach
Stowe Boyd, the /Messenger of /Message, /Message

Time: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Location: Salon F
Freeswitch Bootcamp: The Open Softswitch
Anthony Minnesale
Brian West, System Administrator, Asterlink, Inc.

Time: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Location: Salon ABCD
Building A Telecom Business Without Selling Your Soul
Brian McConnell, Founder, Open Communication Systems

Time: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Location: Bayside II & III
Break
Kitchen Table Alienware: Software Radio for the Hardware Hacker
Matt Ettus, GNURadio

Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Salon E
Searching Calls: Indexing, Searching, and Retrieving Recorded Speech
Sunil Vemuri, Chief Product Officer, QTECH, Inc.
Drew Lanham, Nexidia

Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Salon F
Asterisk Hard Hat Session: Deep Hacks and Shortcuts
Jim Van Meggelen, President & CTO, Core Telecom Innovations
Brian Capouch, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Saint Joseph's College
Nenad Corbic
David Troy, President and CEO, Popvox, LLC
Stephen Uhler, Senior Staff Engineer, Sun Microsystems

Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Salon ABCD
IMS Debate
Lee S. Dryburgh, Doctorate Candidate, Protocol Engineer, University College London
Johannes Ernst, CEO, NetMesh Inc.
Martin Geddes, Chief Analyst, STL
Jenny Zhou, France Telecom/Orange Labs

Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Bayside II & III
Lunch
Communication Product Design Workshop
Mark Simpkins, Technical Consultant, Central St Martins School Of Art

Time: 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: Salon E
Design and Prototyping of Telco Network APIs
David Beckemeyer, Founder and CEO, TelEvolution, Inc.
Rob Frederick, Technical Product and Program Manager, Snapvine Inc.

Time: 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: Salon F
Prophecy, SIP and CCXML - Call Control as an Application
RJ Auburn, CTO, Voxeo Corporation

Time: 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: Salon ABCD
Blackbag VoIP Security Briefings
Dan York, Best Practices Chair, Voice over IP Security Alliance (VOIPSA)
Shawn Merdinger, Security Researcher, VoIP Security Alliance

Time: 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: Bayside II & III
Break
Open Source Hardware / Phoneware
Matt Hamrick, Co-founder, Homebrew Mobile Phone Club
Benoit Schillings, Trolltech

Time: 3:15PM - 4:45PM
Location: Salon E
Utility Computing and the LignUp Voice Application Platform
Kevin Nethercott, Founder, President and COO, Lignup

Time: 3:15PM - 4:45PM
Location: Salon F
Rocking Ruby on Asterisk Using Adhearsion
Jay Phillips, Owner and CEO, Codemecca LLC

Time: 3:15PM - 4:45PM
Location: Salon ABCD
XMPP and Voice: A New Way to Chat
Greg Unrein, Product Manager, Jive Software

Time: 3:15PM - 4:45PM
Location: Bayside II & III
6:45PM: Keynotes
Welcome
Surj Patel
Brady Forrest, Program Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Time: 6:45PM - 7:00PM
7:00PM: Sessions
Launch Pad
Om Malik, Founder and Executive Editor, GigaOM

Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM
8:45PM: Events
Launch Pad Reception
Time: 8:45PM - 10:00PM
Wednesday, February 28Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday
8:45AM: Keynotes
Welcome
Brady Forrest, Program Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Surj Patel

Time: 8:45AM - 9:00AM
Om Malik: The Business of VoIP
Om Malik, Founder and Executive Editor, GigaOM

Time: 9:00AM - 9:15AM
Putting the Internet in Your Pocket
Tero Ojanperä, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Nokia

Time: 9:15AM - 9:45AM
MSR's SMS Server for Rural India
Sean Blagsvedt, Head of Program Management and Advanced Prototyping, MSR India
Rajesh Veeraraghavan, Associate Researcher, MSR India

Time: 9:45AM - 10:00AM
Social Networks Need Social Networks
Ndiata Kalonji, Director of Research, Network Architecture, France Telecom

Time: 10:00AM - 10:15AM
Break
10:45AM: Sessions
Auto-Buddies: Connecting Relevant Strangers
Lee S. Dryburgh, Doctorate Candidate, Protocol Engineer, University College London

Time: 11:00AM - 11:15AM
Voice 2.0 and Simplicity
RJ Auburn, CTO, Voxeo Corporation

Time: 11:30AM - 11:45AM
Unlicensed Spectrum Tales from the Lamppost
Chris Sacca, Google Inc.

Time: 11:45AM - 12:00PM
Telephony Mashup Contest
David Nielsen, Director Partner Programs, StrikeIron, Inc. http://www.strikeiron.com

Time: 12:00PM - 12:10PM
Lunch
Mobile 2.0: Next Generation of Wi-Fi Handsets and Services
Ram Fish, CEO and Founder, FONAV

Time: 1:45PM - 2:00PM
Where Will Voice 3.0 Take Us?
Jeff Bonforte, Sr. Director of Real Time Communication Product Management, Yahoo! Inc.

Time: 2:00PM - 2:15PM
2:15PM: Panels
Panel: Telephone 2.0 for Real?
Owen Linderholm, Editor, VoIP News
Jeffery Black, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, TalkPlus
Jeff Bonforte, Sr. Director of Real Time Communication Product Management, Yahoo! Inc.
Michael Cerda, CEO and Co-founder, Jangl, Inc.
Simon Gwatkin, Vice-President of Strategic Marketing, Mitel
Alec Saunders, CEO, Iotum
Craig Walker, Founder and CEO, GrandCentral Communications

Time: 2:15PM - 2:45PM
2:45PM: Sessions
Speaker Q&A
Time: 2:45PM - 3:00PM
Break
New Opportunities from Socially Responsive Design in Mobile Communication Systems
Mark Simpkins, Technical Consultant, Central St Martins School Of Art

Time: 3:45PM - 4:00PM
Rice-dex: Commercial WiMax and Meaningful Phone Applications in Vietnam
Kevin Nethercott, Founder, President and COO, Lignup

Time: 4:00PM - 4:15PM
Voice and the Web: The New Terrain
Trevor Baca, Vice President, Software Engineering, Jaduka

Time: 4:15PM - 4:30PM
Lightning Talks
Timothy B. Higginson, Neokeys
Sean Brown, Product Manager, Mobile Solutions, Nuance Communications, Inc.

Time: 4:30PM - 4:45PM
MySpace Mobile: Portable Communities Empowering Users
Jason Ling, Head of Mobile Products and Technology, MySpace.com

Time: 5:00PM - 5:15PM
Lightning Talks
Sean Moss-Pulz, Product Manager, OpenMoko
Sunil Vemuri, Chief Product Officer, QTECH, Inc.
Craig Walker, Founder and CEO, GrandCentral Communications

Time: 5:15PM - 5:30PM
Speaker Q&A
Mike Liebhold, Senior Researcher, Institute for the Future

Time: 5:45PM - 6:00PM
6:00PM: Events
Sponsor Gallery Reception
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Salon F
ETel Fair
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
Thursday, March 1Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday
8:45AM: Keynotes
Introductions
Surj Patel
Brady Forrest, Program Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Time: 8:45AM - 9:00AM
Wake-Up Call to Telcos
Martin Geddes, Chief Analyst, STL

Time: 9:00AM - 9:30AM
The Future of Voice
Jerry Thompson, British Telcom

Time: 9:30AM - 9:45AM
The View from the Edge: Human Interaction is Driving POTS to PANS^2
John Waclawsky, Chief Software Architect, Motorola

Time: 9:45AM - 10:00AM
Location: Salon ABCD
Break
11:00AM: Sessions
The Black Bag Security Review
Dan York, Best Practices Chair, Voice over IP Security Alliance (VOIPSA)

Time: 11:00AM - 11:15AM
Reversing the Paradigm
James Body, Truphone

Time: 11:15AM - 11:30AM
Ajax and Mobility
Alex Russell, Project Lead, SitePen

Time: 11:30AM - 11:45AM
Location: Salon ABCD
You Ain't Seen Anything Yet Mate: Digital Children and the Future of Disruptive Innovation
Norman Lewis, Chief Strategy Officer, Wireless Grids Corporation, USA

Time: 11:45AM - 12:00PM
Myths and Promises of an Open Mobile Web
Mike Liebhold, Senior Researcher, Institute for the Future

Time: 12:00PM - 12:15PM
Lunch
Extending SMS and MMS
Dorrian Porter, CEO, Mozes, Inc.

Time: 1:30PM - 1:45PM
The Global Call for Health
Joel D. Selanikio, MD, Co-founder, The Datadyne Group

Time: 1:45PM - 2:00PM
Ndiyo: Towards sustainable IT for the world...
Quentin Stafford-Fraser, Executive Director, Ndiyo

Time: 2:00PM - 2:15PM
Making Video Telephony Work
Aron Rosenberg, Founder and CTO, SightSpeed, Inc.

Time: 2:15PM - 2:30PM
Built to Last: One Year on for Freeswitch
Brian West, System Administrator, Asterlink, Inc.

Time: 2:30PM - 2:45PM
Speaker Q&A
Time: 2:45PM - 3:00PM
Break
The Future of Asterisk
Mark Spencer, President, Digium

Time: 3:45PM - 4:00PM
Location: Salon ABCD
Mobile Devices: Past, Present, and Future
Juergen Fey, Mobile Prototype Unit Nuremberg, Ericsson GmbH

Time: 4:00PM - 4:15PM
How Consumer Identity Powers the Next Telecom Wave: Equals=2007
Ajay Madhok, Founder and CEO, Celiberate Networks Pvt Ltd | Equals

Time: 4:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: Salon ABCD
Trixbox: VoIP Hacking at Home
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB

Time: 4:30PM - 4:45PM
Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday