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8:00am - 8:30 amCheck In & Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 8:40 amWelcome & Symposium Overview
Dr. Donald Boyd, Vice President for Research, RIT
8:40am - 9:30 amOpening Session Keynote Speaker
Dr. Albert J. Simone, President, RIT
Daniel Gundersen, Co-Chairman, Empire State
Development Corporation.
9:30am - 10:30 amPlenary Session Speakers
Joseph Westbay, VP Engineering, ITT Space Systems Division
Charles Mondello, SR VP Corporate Development, Pictometry International
Dr. Ronald Resmini, Chief Scientist, InnoVision Full Spectrum Office, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
10:30am - NoonAM Parallel Sessions on Identified Topics
Click a session name for a detailed description.
1. Material Needs for Remote Sensing
Doreen Edwards
Alfred University, Associate Professor of Material Science and Engineering
2. Remote Sensing for Geo-science Applications
Mike Sheridan
UB, Professor of Geology
3. Sensor Systems
Vinny Amuso
RIT, Dept. Head / Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering
4. Remote Sensing Modeling & Simulation
John Schott
RIT, Director / Professor, Digital Imaging & Remote Sensing
12:00pm - 1:30pmLunch with Economic and Policy Speakers
Michael Relyea, Executive Director, NYSTAR
1:30pm - 3:00pmPM Parallel Sessions on Identified Topics
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5. Sensor Development and Integration
Don Figer
RIT, Professor, Center for Imaging Science & Director, Rochester Imaging Detector Laboratory
6. Real Time Sensor Integration & Information Exploitation
Harvey Rhody
RIT, Professor, Center for Imaging Science & Director, Laboratory for Imaging Algorithms and Systems
7. Sensor Networks
Nirmala Shenoy
RIT, Associate Professor, Networking Security and Systems Administration
8. Image Exploitation Research
Dave Messinger
RIT, Associate Scientist, Digital Imaging & Remote Sensing
3:00pm - 4:30pmSummation Panel Discussion
    Panel speaker from each parallel technical session:
  1. Robert Naum, General Manager, Applied Coatings
  2. Dr. Bea Csatho, Assistant Professor (remote sensing), UB Geology Department
  3. Dr. Michael Wicks, Senior Scientist, Sensors Signal Processing, Air Force Research Laboratory
  4. Dr. Robert Fiete, Chief Technologist, ITT Space Systems
  5. Dr. Bedabrata Pain, Senior Research Scientist, California Institute of Technology
  6. Bruce Jacobson, Director - Engineering & Strategy Homeland Security/Defense, Northrop Grumman Corporation Integrated Systems
  7. John Fischer, CTO, Spectracom
  8. Dr. David Gillis, Research Mathematician, Naval Research Laboratory
4:30pm - Reception
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