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

Past Presentations

Keynote Addresses

Introduction to Time in the Connected Vehicle Eco System
Michal Calabro, Senior Engineer, Booz Allen Hamilton

Time Synchronization and the Power System
Aaron Martin, Power Protection Engineer, Bonneville Power Administration

Frequency, Time, and Phase in the 3.5 GHz CBRS Band
James Peroulas, Senior Wireless Engineer, Google


Tutorial

Fundamental Need for Sync; Introduction to Clocks
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar, Inc.

Timing Reference Sources and Atomic Clocks
Marc Weiss, Mathematical Physicist, NIST

Phase Locked Loops and Oscillators
Greg Armstrong, Principal System Architect, IDT

Measuring and Characterizing Network Time
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi

Timing in Packet Networks
Stefano Ruffini, R&D Expert, Ericsson

Standards
Silvana Rodrigues, Director of System Engineering, IDT

Outline of Technology Demonstrations
Pat Diamond, Principal, Diamond Consulting


SESSION 1: Advantages of Time in a Smart World

Smart Cities and the NIST Global Cities Team Challenge
Marc Weiss, Mathematical Physicist, NIST

Time in the IoT
Anurag Gupta, President, AGII Technologies

Virtualization of Time in Compute System
Kevin Stanton, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel

Time Synchronization in Financial Services Industry - A Deep Dive
Kamatchi Gopalakrishnan, Distinguished Engineer, Juniper Networks


SESSION 2: Delivering Time to the Smart World

Synchronization Redundancy and Protection in NG Network
Nir Laufer, Senior Manager, Oscilloquartz

Synchronization Network Supervision using GNSS Common View (CV) and Optical Time Transfer (OTT)
Helmut Imlau, Strategic Timing & Synchronization, Deutsche Telekom, Bremen, Germany
Schnatz H., Bauch A., Piester D. Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Braunschweig, Germany
Śliwczyński Ł., Krehlik P. AGH University of Science and Technology Department of Electronics
Krakow, Poland

Enhanced PRTC (ePRTC) Operating in the Real World
George Zampetti, Chief Scientist, Microsemi

The Vulnerability of GNSS Timing Receivers to Spoofing Attacks
Tim Frost, Strategic Marketing Manager, Calnex Solutions
Guy Buesnel, Market Segment Leader, Spirent

e-Loran - The Future of Resilient PNT
Charles Curry, Managing Director, Chronos Technology

Security Threats and Mitigation in PTP Networks
Doug Arnold, Principal Technologist, Meinberg

Methods for Improving NTP Installed Based Time Accuracy
Nir Laufer, Senior Manager, Oscilloquartz


SESSION 3: Building Blocks for Time Aware Applications

Phase Holdover Challenges
Cyril Datin, R&D Manager, Rakon

Delivering Stable Timing Under Harsh Real-World Environmental Conditions with High-Precision 100-ppb (VC)TCXOs TCMOs
Sassan Tabatabaei, Senior Director, Circuit Design, SiTime

Oscillator Performance - Beyond the Data Sheet
Chris McCormick, Epson Electronics

Impact of Oscillator Controllability on System Performance
Daniel Gallant, Application Engineer, Silicon Labs

First Results of a High Performance Optically-Pumped Cesium Beam Clock
Patrick Berthoud, Oscilloquartz

Testing Hybrid Clocks
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar


SESSION 4: Evolution of Networks in Connected and Synchronized World

Sync in an NFV World
Anand Ram, Vice President Marketing, Calnex Solutions

What Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) is, and Why it Matters
Kevin Stanton, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel

5G Networks Synchronization Aspects
Michael Mayer, Huawei


SESSION 5: Real Deployments

SVN-23: What Happened
Charles Curry, Managing Director, Chronos Technology

Test Results from an Operationally Deployed Iridium-Based Secure Timing Solution
Stewart Cobb, Senior RF Hardware Systems Engineer, Satelles

Update: PTP Time Transfer through a U.S. Commercial Optical Telecommunications Network
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi
Marc Weiss, Mathematical Physicist, NIST

Fault Recovery for Time Synchronization Networks: Real-World Experience
Victor Yodaiken, CEO, FSMLabs

Architectures for Synchronization Delivery and Monitoring
Kenneth Hann, Senior Director R&D, Oscilloquartz

Application Scenarios of Enhanced Ethernet Equipment Clocks
Ullas Kumar, Telecom Systems Engineer, Rakon

MEF Survey on Synchronization
Glenn Parsons, Standards Advisory, Ericsson

Evolution of Sync Standards Addressing Real Deployments Needs
Silvana Rodrigues, Director of System Engineering, IDT
Stefano Ruffini, R&D Expert, Ericsson

The Power Profile and Conformity Testing
Aaron Martin, Power System Protection Engineer, Bonneville Power Administration

Keynote Addresses

Network Evolution Towards 5G?
Peter Olanders, Research Leader, Ericsson

Needs for a Reliable Time Reference in Emerging Networks
James Armstrong, Executive Vice President, Spirent


Tutorial

Fundamental Need for Sync; Introduction to Clocks
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar, Inc.

Timing Reference Sources and Atomic Clocks
Marc Weiss, Mathematical Physicist, NIST

Phase Locked Loops and Oscillators
Dominik Schnewly, Senior Engineer, Oscilloquartz

The Good, Bad and Ugly of GPS Antenna Systems
Chris Roberts, Strategic Marketing Manager, Chronos Technology

Timing in TDM Networks
Chris Farrow, Technical Services Manager, Chronos Technology

Timing in Packet Networks
Stefano Ruffini, Expert Research and Development, Ericsson

Standards
Silvana Rodrigues, Director of System Engineering, IDT


SESSION 1: Applications That Need Time

Synchronized Network Analytics and Real-Time Performance Optimization - II
Charles Barry, CTO, Jolata, Inc.

IoT - The Internet of Timing?
Anand Ram, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Calnex Solutions

Are We THEN Yet?
Wojciech Owczarek, Global Communications Lab Manager, Intercontinental Exchange

Synchronization for Small Cells
Tommy Cook, CEO, Calnex Solutions

The Application of Synchronization in Today’s World
Michael White, Director of Business Development, Oscilloquartz
Richard Linzy, Data Architect Engineer, Windstream Communications

Timing in Cyber-Physical Systems
Marc Weiss, Mathematical Physicist, NIST


SESSION 2: Existing Solutions and Limitations

Report on GPS Jamming Trials and Criminal Use of Jammers
Charles Curry, Managing Director, Chronos Technology Ltd., UK

Phase Delivery in the Brownfield World
Nir Laufer, Senior Product Line Manager, Oscilloquartz

The Next Generation Hetnet and the Transfer of Time
Joe Neil, Solutions Architect, Microsemi


SESSION 3: Test and Measurement

Characterizing Time Performance Over a Network
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi

PDV Templates and Metrics for Predicting Time Error Behavior
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar

The Care and Feeding of a Network Sync Test Lab
Steve Jackson, Senior FAE, Ixia

IEEE 1588 Telecommunications Certification Program
Sebastien Jobert, Director of Engineering, Iometrix
Rudi Schubert, Director, New Initiatives, IEEE


SESSION 4: Unsolved Timing Needs

Add Transparent Clock to Equipment and Verify Behavior Via PDV Test Cases
Willem van den Bosch, Network Consultant & Systems Architect, AimValley

Plug and Sync: A Self-Discovering and Self-Configuring Timing Network for the Enterprise
Wojciech Owczarek, Global Communications Lab Manager, Intercontinental Exchange

The Role of Small Cells in Meeting the 1000x Challenge
Mary Carbin, Business Development Manager, Rakon UK Limited

Synchronization in an NFV World
Tim Frost, Strategic Marketing Manager, Calnex Solutions

Primary Reference Clocks in Telecommunications Networks: PR(T)C, ePRTC, cnPRTC
Helmut Imlau, Timing & Synchronization, Deutsche Telekom

Enhanced PRTC Architecture and Technology
George Zampetti, Chief Scientist, Microsemi


SESSION 5: Understanding Sync Network Performance

Real Performance of Assisted Partial Timing Supply
Dominik Schneuwly, Senior Network Consultant, Oscilloquartz

Partial Timing Support - Performance Under Environmental Stress
Antti Pietilainen, Senior Specialist, Nokia Networks

Network Upgrade Option to Simplify PTP Slave Operation
Mikael Olofsson, Network Synchronization Algorithm Developer, Ericsson

Use of Multi-Master PTP to Mitigate Faulty Masters Reporting as Healthy
Douglas Arnold, Principal Technologist, Meinberg USA

The Need for Speed and its Impact on Sync
Nigel Hardy, Principal Design Engineer, Rakon UK

Panel Discussion: Comms and Timing for the Internet of Things
Moderator: Anand Ram, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Calnex Solutions
Panelists: Wojciech Owczarek, Global Communications Lab Manager, Intercontinental Exchange
Chris Roberts, Strategic Marketing Manager, Chronos Technology
David Spencer, Marketing Manager, Semtech
Kevin Stanton, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel


SESSION 6: Developing Standards, Futuristic Standards

The Importance of Defining Network Limits: Challenges with the Partial Timing Support
Stefano Ruffini, R&D Expert, Ericsson

Improving Equipment Clocks
Ullas Kumar, Telecom System Engineer, Rakon UK

ATIS and Future Synchronization Needs
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi

IEEE 1588 Working Group Update
Doug Arnold, Principal Technologies, Meinberg, USA

Phase Delivery Over PTP Unaware Networks
Nir Laufer, Senior Product Manager Telecom, Oscilloquartz


SESSION 7: What's Next

Building Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Where Precise Temporal Semantics are Correct by Construction
John Eidson, Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley and Calnex Solutions

Improving the Robustness of GPS Receivers to Defend Against Spoofing/Cyber Attacks
Guy Buesnel, Market Segment Leader - Robust Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, Spirent Communications

eLoran Trials In and Around the UK for Time and Position
Charles Curry, Professor, Chronos Technology

Connecting UTC Standards Through Telecom
Marc Weiss, Mathematical Physicist, NIST
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi

Life After LORAN - A Future for Terrestrial Radio Sync
David Spencer, Marketing Manager, Semtech

Software Semantics and APIs for the Efficient Use of Time in Time Sensitive Systems
Kevin Stanton, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel

Keynote Addresses

Deterministic Ethernet and the Intrinsic Value of Synchronization
Norm Finn, Cisco Fellow, Cisco Systems

Leveraging Synchronized Clocks in Cyber-Physical Systems
Edward Lee, Robert S. Pepper Distinguished Professor
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences Department, U.C. Berkeley

Systems-of-Systems Need a Global Timebase
Hermann Kopetz, Professor Emeritus, Technical University of Vienn


Tutorial

Fundamentals of Synchronization
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar, Inc,

Introduction to Clocks
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar, Inc.

Timing Reference Sources
Marc Weiss, WSTS Chairman and Mathematician & GPS Expert, NIS

Phase-Locked Loops and Quartz-Based Oscillators
Dominik Schneuwly, Senior Engineer, Oscilloquart

Physical Layer Timing
Anurag Gupta, Principal Systems Design Engineer, Aviat Network

Timing in Packet Networks
Stefano Ruffini, Expert Research and Development, Ericsson

Standards
Silvana Rodrigues, Director of System Engineering, IDT


SESSION 1: Applications that Use Sync

Time Aware Applications: Past, Present and Future
John Eidson, Co-chair P1588 Working Group

Time Sync in Telecoms, Power, Finance, Broadcast
Anand Ram, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Calnex Solutions

Time Synchronization Requirements in the Electrical Power System
Allen Goldstein, Electrical Engineer, NIST

Backing Up GPS Time-of-Day with PTP
Adam Wertheimer, Applications Engineer, Microsemi

Accurate Time Synchronization Aids in Ad-hoc Real Time Networks
Rajen Datta, Founder and CEO, Qulsar, Inc.

PTP in Broadcast Video
David Spencer, Product Marketing Manager, Semtech


SESSION 2: Mobile Networks of All Kinds

Tutorial: Evolution of Synchronization in Mobile Networks
Tim Frost, Stategic Marketing Manager, Calnex

Evolution of Mobile Network and Role of Mobile Transport
Rodolfo Di Muro, Products Program Manager, Ericsson

Time and Phase Delivery and Assurance for TD-LTE and LTE-A Mobile Networks
Gil Biran, General Manager, Oscilloquartz

A Practical Robust Sync Architecture for HetNets
Rajen Datta, Founder and CEO, Qulsar, Inc

Wireless Time Synchronization: Applications, Requirements, and Standards
Kevin Stanton, Principal Engineer, Intel


SESSION 3: Implementations

Assisted Partial Timing Support: The Principles
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar, Inc.

Assisted Partial Timing Support: Predicting Time Dispersion
Marc Weiss, Mathematician & GPS Expert, NIST

Providing Reliable, Accurate Time for Mobile Networks
Tim Frost, Strategic Marketing Manager, Calnex Solutions
Tim Pearson, Technology Specialist, Sprint

Survey Results from 25 Operators Regarding Their Preferences for Time Synchronization of LTE-A eNB
Gil Biran, General Manager, Oscilloquartz

Time Holdover and Oscillator Requirements
Ullas Kumar, Telecom Systems Engineer, Rakon Singapore

Operator Talk
Jim Olsen, Director, North American Solutions Architecture, Microsemi
Richard (Jay) Linzy, Senior Data/Facility Architecture Engineer, Windstream


SESSION 4: Standards and Future Standards

ITU Standardization and Coordination
Greg Jones, Counsellor, ITU-T Study Group 15

Status of ITU-T SG15 Synchronization Standards
Jean-Loup Ferrant, Rapporteur, ITU-T Q13/15

Progress in Time Sync Network Limits ITU-T 8271, 8271.1, and 8271.2
Stefano Ruffini, R&D Expert, Ericsson

Telecom Profile for Time/Phase ITU-T G.8275.1
Sebastien Jobert, Director of Engineering, Iometrix

Architecture for Time/Phase ITU-T G.8275
Michael Mayer, Consultant, Mayer Consulting

G.8273: Testing Telecom Packet Clocks
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar, Inc.

New IEEE 1588 Revision
Silvana Rodrigues, Director of System Engineering, IDT

ATIS COAST-SYNC Update
ATIS COAST-SYNC 2014 Letter
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi

IEEE 802.1AS and Updates in 802.1ASbt
Michael Teener, Senior Technical Director Responsible toTime Sensitive Networks, Broadcom

IEEE 1588 Telecommunications Certification Program
Lloyd Green, Marketing Director, IEEE-SA
Sebastien Jobert, Director of Engineering, Iometrix

Panel Discussion: Time-Aware Systems: What are They and Who Cares?
Moderators: Marc Weiss, Mathematician & GPS Expert NIST
Kishan Shenoi, CTO, Qulsar
Panelists: Edward Lee, Robert S. Pepper Distinguished Professor, U.C. Berkeley
Kevin Stanton, Senior Prinicipal Engineeer, Intel
John Mackay, Senior System Engineer, Progeny Systems
Sundeep Chandhoke, Chief Architect, National Instruments
Hugh Melvin, Academic/Researcher National University of Ireland, Galway


SESSION 5: Sync Testing, Metrics and Measurement

Measuring Time Error
Tommy Cook, CEO, Calnex Solutions

Network Time Transport: Measurements, Asymmetry, and Metrics
Lee Cosart, Senior Technologist, Microsemi

Field Measurement Options for Network Operators
Nir Laufer, Senior Product Manager Telecom, Oscilloquartz

Synchronized Network Analytics and Real-Time Performance Optimization
Charles Barry, CTO, Jolata


SESSION 6: Building Robust Timing Networks and
Threat Mitigation Technologies

Robust and Reliable Delivery of Synchronization: A Survey of Methods and Techniques
Anurag Gupta, Principal Systems Engineer, Aviat Networks

Making GPS/GNSS Work in Vulnerable Environments
Haroon Muhammad, Senior Product Manager, Trimble Navigation Ltd

Robust Time Delivery - Turning a Wish Into a Reality
David Spencer, Product Marketing Manager, Semtech

Real-Time Analysis of Packet Delay Variation with Assisted Partial Timing Support
Greg Armstrong, Senior Manager, NCS Applications Engineering, IDT

GNSS Vulnerabilities and Mitigation
George Zampetti, Chief Scientist, Microsemi

Black Swans, White Elephants and Delivering a New National Timescale with eLoran
Charles Curry, Managing Director, Chronos Technology

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