April 3 - 6, 2017
San Jose, CA
DoubleTree San Jose

Monday, April 3, 2017 - Tutorial

Time Event
1:00 - 1:40 PM Fundamentals of Sync; Introduction to Clock Metrics
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar
1:40 - 2:20 PM

Reference Sources, Atomic Clocks
Marc Weiss, Consultant, NIST

2:20 - 2:50 PM PLLs, Oscillators
Greg Armstrong, Principal System Architect, IDT
2:50 - 3:20 PM Networking Break
3:20 - 4:00 PM Packet Based Timing
Stefano Ruffini, Expert, Research and Development, Ericsson
4:00 - 4:25 PM Standards
Silvana Rodrigues, Director of System Engineering, IDT
4:25 - 4:55 PM Testing Packet Based Clocks
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi
4:55 - 5:00 PM Concluding Remarks
5:00 - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time Event

SESSION 1: Industries That Need Time (Besides Telecom)
Session Chairs: Pat Diamond, Principal, Diamond Consulting
Anurag Gupta, President, AGII Technologies
Silvana Rodrigues, Director of System Engineering, IDT
Ravi Subrahmanyan, Director of Systems Integration, Invisage Technologies

8:30 - 8:40 AM Introduction to WSTS 2017
8:40 - 9:10 AM

Keynote Address: Time as a Service in the Enterprise Network
Norm Finn, Deterministic Networking Expert, Huawei

9:10 - 9:15 AM Introduction to Session 1
9:15 - 9:35 AM

Timing Needs in Cable Networks
Yair Neugeboren, Director, System Architecture, ARRIS

9:35 - 9:55 AM

Assisting Regulatory Compliance in Time Synchronization for Finance
Cort Dougan, CTO, FSMLabs

9:55 - 10:05 AM Questions
10:05 - 11:05 AM Poster Sessions/
Networking Break

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11:05 - 11:25 AM

Precise Timing for Electric Utility Operations
Ben Rowland, Product Engineer, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

11:25 - 11:45 AM

Drivers for High Accuracy and Deterministic Time
Tim Frost, Strategic Technology Manager, Calnex

11:45 - 11:50 PM Questions
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM

Panel Discussion: The U.S. House of Representatives is Proposing
a For-Fee eLORAN System. Will Critical Infrastructure Users Adopt It?

Charles Curry, Managing Director, Chronos Technology
Pat Diamond, Principal, Pat Diamond Consulting

12:20 - 1:20 PM Lunch
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SESSION 2: Telecom Needs for Time
Session Chairs: Tommy Cook, CEO, Calnex Solutions
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar
Mike Gilson, Technical Specialist, BT

1:20 - 1:50 PM

Keynote Address: Analysis of the Synchronization Requirements of 5G and Corresponding Solutions
Han Li, Deputy Director, China Mobile Research Institute

1:50 - 1:55 PM Introduction to Session 2
1:55 - 2:15 PM

High Five! - Great Expectations and Other 5G Tales
Anand Ram, Vice President Marketing, Calnex

2:15 - 2:35 PM

Synchronization for Wireless Fronthaul and C-RAN Applications
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar

2:35 - 2:45 PM Questions
2:45 - 3:00 PM Demo Descriptions
Pat Diamond, Principal, Diamond Consulting
3:00 - 3:30 PM Demos
3:30 - 4:00 PM Networking Break
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4:00 - 4:20 PM

Accurate & Precise Time and Timing in Telecommunication Networks
Helmut Imlau, Deutsche Telekom

4:20 - 4:40 PM

Synchronizing the RAN in 5G Wireless Networks
Michael Mayer, Senior Staff Engineer, Huawei Technologies Canada

4:40 - 4:50 PM Questions

SESSION 3: Developing Standards for Delivering Time
Session Chairs: Stefano Ruffini, R&D Expert, Ericsson
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi
Lloyd Greene, Director of Engagement Marketing and Creative Community Services, IEEE
Silvana Rodrigues, Director of System Engineering, IDT

4:50 - 4:55 PM Introduction to Session 3
4:55 - 5:05 PM

Synchronization in ITU-T in the New SG15 Study Period (2017-2020)
Stefano Ruffini, Expert, Ericsson (Q13 Rapporteur)
Silvana Rodrigues, Director, Systems Engineering, IDT (Q13 Associate Rapporteur)

5:05 - 5:15 PM

The Role of the ATIS and the SYNC Group in Telecommunications Sync Standards
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi

5:15 - 5:35 PM

The Evolution of the IEEE 1588 Standard
Doug Arnold, Principal Technologist, Meinberg

5:35 - 5:45 PM Questions
6:00 - 8:00 PM Networking Reception
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Time Event
8:30 - 8:50 AM

Sync OAM and Management: Topics of Increased Importance in the Standards
Stefano Ruffini, Expert, Ericsson
Silvana Rodrigues, Director, Systems Engineering IDT

8:50 - 9:10 AM

Enhanced PRTC G.8272.1 - A New Source for High Precision Time
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi

9:10 - 9:30 AM

Standardization and Certification of EGNSS Timing Services and Receivers
Roland Bauernfeind, Technical Certifier, NavCert

9:30 - 9:40 AM Questions
9:40 - 11:10 AM Poster Sessions/
Networking Break
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SESSION 4: Delivering Time
Session Chairs: Pat Diamond, Principal, Diamond Consulting
Tony Flavin, MIET, Manager - Strategic Research, Chronos Technologies
Bill Powell, Systems Architect, Fixed Access, Nokia
Marc Weiss, Consultant, NIST

11:10 - 11:15 AM

Introduction to Session 4

11:15 - 11:35 AM

Keynote Address: Programming with Time
Dr. Patricia Derler, Research Scientist, National Instruments, Berkeley

11:35 - 11:55 AM

Time Testing of Cyber-Physical Systems
Aviral Shrivastava, Professor, Arizona State University

11:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Timing API for Dynamically Federated Cyber-Physical Systems
Robert Iannucci, Carnegie-Mellon University, Silicon Valley

12:15 - 12:25 PM Questions
12:25 - 1:25 PM Lunch
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1:25 - 1:45 PM

Bringing a Global Time Reference to Any Time Critical Center Through Telecom Optical Fiber Infrastructure
Pablo Marin, Telecommunications Engineer, Seven Solutions

1:45 - 2:05 PM

Terrestrial Beacon System for Resilient Timing
Subbu Meiyappan, Vice President Engineering, NextNav

2:05 - 2:25 PM

Differential and Rubidium Disciplined Test Results from an Iridium-Based Secure Timing Solution
Steward Cobb, Chief User Equipment Architect, Satelles

2:25 - 2:45 PM

Resilient Timing and UTC in the United States Using eLoran
Charles Schue, President, UrsaNav, Inc.

2:45 - 3:00 PM Questions
3:00 - 3:15 PM Demo Descriptions
Pat Diamond, Principal, Diamond Consulting
3:15 - 3:45 PM Demos
3:45 - 4:15 PM Networking Break
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4:15 - 4:35 PM

Time and Travel - When Dr. Who Gets it Wrong!
Charles Curry, Managing Director, Chronos Technology

4:35 - 4:55 PM

Optimization of GNSS receivers for Urban Canyons
Ken Hann, Senior Director R&D, Oscilloquartz

4:55 - 5:05 PM Questions
5:05 - 5:30 PM A Call for Interoperability of Time to and Within Autonomous Vehicles, Industrial and Energy Systems and ProAV Facilities
Kevin Stanton, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel
5:30 - 6:30 PM WSTS Steering Group Meeting
7:00 - 9:00 PM Reception and Dinner
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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time Event

SESSION 5: Atomic Clocks
Session Chairs: Barry Dropping, Director Product Line Management, Microsemi
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar
Adam Wertheimer, Systems Architect, Microsemi

8:30 - 8:35 AM Introduction to Session 5
8:35 - 8:55 AM

Emerging Atomic Clock Technologies
Thomas Heavner, Atomic Devices and Instruments, Time and Frequency Division, NIST

8:55 - 9:15 AM

NAC 1 A Miniature Atomic Clock
Dr. Avionam Stern, President & CTO, AccuBeat

9:15 - 9:35 AM

Optical Cesium Beam Clock for ePRTC Telecom Applications
Alain Michaud, Director R&D and PLM Time & Frequency, Oscilloquartz

9:35 - 9:55 AM

Performance Results of a Miniature Cs D1 CPT Atomic Clock
Yasuo Maruyama, Principal Engineer, Epson

9:55 - 10:10 AM Questions
10:10 - 10:40 AM Networking Break

SESSION 6 - Advances in Timing
Session Chairs: Allan Armstrong, Marketing and Application Engineering, Epson
Mary Carbin, Business Development Manager, Rakon UK Limited
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar
Adam Wertheimer, Systems Architect, Microsemi

10:40 - 10:45 AM Introduction to Session 6
10:45 - 11:05 AM

Concept, Design, and Key Test Results of Ultra Precise Quartz Oscillator Meeting Tight Timekeeping Requirements of 5G Equipment
Yakov Vorokhovsky, President & CEO, Morion, Inc.

11:05 - 11:25 AM

Delivering OCXO-Grade PTP Performance with MEMS Precision Super-TCXO
Nazariy Tshchynskyy, Customer Engineering Manager, SiTime

11:25 - 11:45 AM

How Double Seal Technology Improves TCXO Airflow Performance
Allan Armstrong, Executive Director, Marketing and Application Engineering, Epson

11:45 AM - 12:05 PM

Advancements in Quartz Based Oscillator Technologies
Ullas Kumar, Telecom System Engineer, Rakon

12:05 - 12:20 PM Questions
12:20 - 1:20 PM Lunch

SESSION 7 - Cost and Resiliency
Session Chairs: Charles Curry, Managing Director, Chronos Technology
Kenneth Hann, Senior Director R&D, Oscilloquartz
Marc Weiss, Consultant, NIST

1:20 - 1:25 PM Introduction to Session 7
1:25 - 1:45 PM

It's About Time - Speaking Truth to Power
Dana Goward, President, Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation

1:45 - 2:05 PM

Towards the Development of a Standard Test Methodology for Measuring the Resilience of GNSS Devices to Real World Threats
Guy Buesnel, PNT Security Technologist, Spirent

2:05 - 2:25 PM

Securing Time Delivery in Enterprise and Financial Networks
Cort Dougan, CTO, FSMLabs

2:25 - 2:35 PM Questions
2:35 - 3:05 PM Networking Break
3:05 - 3:25 PM

A Man With One Watch Knows What Time It Is
George Zampetti, Chief Scientist, Microsemi

3:25 - 3:45 PM

ATIS SYNC Technical Report on GPS Vulnerabilities
Marc Weiss, Consultant, NIST

3:45 - 4:15 PM

Keynote Address: GPS Timing - Can You Live Without It?
Robert Crane, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
National Coordination Office for the U.S. Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Policy

4:15 - 4:30 PM Questions
4:30 - 4:45 PM WSTS 2017 Conclusions

Tuesday, April 4: 10:05 - 11:05 AM and
Wednesday, April 5: 9:40 - 11:10 AM

A Small Time Budget Footprint Solution Enables Cost Effective Next Generation
of Telecom Network

Javier Diaz, CEO, Seven Solutions
Backup of GNSS with PRC Locked Radio Transmissions
Heikki Laamanen, Laamanen Consulting

Enabling Installed Based Networks for Accurate Phase and Frequency Delivery
Using the "Magic" Sync Pill

Nir Laufer, Product Line Management Director, Oscilloquartz

Phase II: Precision Time Transfer Using IEEE 1588 Over OTN Through a Commercial
Optical Telecommunications Network

Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi
Marc Weiss, Consultant, NIST
Rethink Oscillator Classification for Time Holdover and Mobile Synchronization
Jeff Gao, Director, Product Marketing, SiTime
Satellite Time and Location (STL) Service as an Augmentation or Alternative to GNSS
for Critical Timing Applications

Lisa Perdue, Applications Engineer, Spectracom
The Robustness Upgrading of GNSS DO
Kunihiko Hashimoto Design Engineer, Furuno Electric
Time and Frequency Metrology of Commercial White Rabbit Hardware
Jeff Sherman, Physicist, NIST
TIMING; The Key That Unlocks The LTE-A & eMBMS World
Philip Lamoureux, Mobile Network Architect, Juniper Networks
Timing Challenges in the Smart Grid
Cuong Nguyen, Lead, Smart Grid Testing and Certification, NIST
Ultra Stable OCXOs with Enhanced Capabilities
Cyril Datin, R&D Manage, Rakon