Texas Wireless Summit 2013 Focuses on the Intersection of Big Data Analytics and Wireless

The 11th Annual Texas Wireless Summit, co-hosted by the Austin Technology Incubator and the Texas Wireless Networking and Communications Group, features speakers from Cisco, Deutsche Bank, Huawei, IBM, Stanford, Teradata, Verizon and more

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“The past 10 years of TWS have facilitated so much discussion and collaboration in the wireless space,” said Kyle Cox, director of ATI's IT/Wireless incubator. “It's important for anyone interested in technology to recognize and learn about the impact Big

Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 03, 2013

On October 18, the annual Texas Wireless Summit (TWS) will focus on the intersection of big data analytics and wireless. In its 11th year, TWS brings together wireless industry leaders and entrepreneurs, engineers, academics and students, to discuss research, brainstorm innovation, and collectively work to move the wireless space forward in Texas and beyond.

Co-hosted each year by the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), in the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), and UT’s Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG), TWS will be held all day Friday, October 18, on the UT campus in the O’Donnell Building for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences. Registration is now open at http://texaswirelesssummit.com/.

TWS continues its tradition of providing a forum for industry leaders and academics to discuss emerging wireless technologies and business models that will shape the industry over the upcoming two to three years. The Summit has direct access to cutting edge research and innovations from industry leaders, investors, academics and startups. The Texas Wireless Summit is a keynote and panel driven discussion that enables the speakers and audience to engage and drive the conversation forward.

With a theme of Disrupting Wireless with Big Data Analytics, the 2013 TWS features keynotes from Tasso Argyros, CTO of Aster Teradata, a leading global big data analytic technology company, and Per Enge, Director of Stanford's GPS Laboratory. Mr. Argyros will discuss how data analytics are used to gain an advantage over competitors. Professor Enge will forecast the role of reliable location data in wireless analytics.

Other speakers exploring the possible disruptive effects and limitations of big data analytics on wireless represent Deutsche Bank, Huawei, Phunware, Verizon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Cambridge, as well as speakers from UT.

The morning panel on Data Analytics and Wireless, Managing the Tradeoffs, includes panelists from Cisco, Deutsche Bank, IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Center and National Instruments. The afternoon panel on Location and Data Analytics, What is Disruptive, includes panelists from IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Center, Ixia, Privateer Capital, Stanford University and University of Cambridge.

This year’s TWS sponsors include the Austin Chamber, Empirix, Gemalto, RCR Wireless, and Rohde & Schwarz. Mobile Monday Austin again participates, hosting its fourth Startup Showcase during the Summit. Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more details, contact Kyle Cox at kcox@ati.utexas.edu.

“The past 10 years of TWS have facilitated so much discussion and collaboration in the wireless space,” said Kyle Cox, director of ATI's IT/Wireless incubator. “It's important for anyone interested in technology to recognize and learn about the impact Big Data and Analytics will have on the wireless industry moving forward.”

About the Wireless Networking and Communications Group:
The Wireless Networking & Communications Group (WNCG) is a world-leading center for research and education at the University of Texas at Austin. WNCG strives to be the most relevant academic wireless center, which is achieved in part through its vibrant industrial affiliates program. Many WNCG graduates now lead and contribute to R&D efforts at those companies as employees. WNCG is a National Science Foundation Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) for Wireless Internet Communications and Advanced Technologies (WICAT). http://www.wncg.org

About the Austin Technology Incubator:
The Austin Technology Incubator harnesses business, government and academic resources to provide strategic counsel, operational guidance and infrastructural support for its member companies to help them transition into successful, high-growth technology businesses. The Austin Technology Incubator, in the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin, has a 25-year history of successful new venture support with a focus on getting startups funded. ATI has helped more than 250 companies raise ver $1 billion of investor capital. More than 85% of ATI's 2012 graduating class received funding totaling more than $200 million. ATI has a dual mission: promote economic development in Central Texas through entrepreneurial wealth and job creation, and provide a “teaching laboratory” in applied entrepreneurship for UT-Austin students and faculty.


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