Real World Applications of Wearable Computing Focus of Xybernaut 8th International Conference on Wearable Computing

Real World Applications of Wearable Computing Focus of Xybernaut 8th International Conference on Wearable Computing

Business Editors/High-Tech Writers



Among the featured events of the 8th annual International Conference on Wearable Computing (ICWC), will be a series of discussions on real world applications of wearable computers in a number of industries.

Hosted by Xybernaut Corporation (NASDAQ:XYBR), the 8th International Conference on Wearable Computing (ICWC) is an integral part of The McGraw-Hill Company Homeland Security Summit and Exposition. Beginning today and ending June 4 the ICWC/McGraw-Hill events will be held at the Washington Convention Center located at 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC.

The ICWC is a full McGraw-Hill conference program and will include interactive workshops, technology demonstrations and a keynote by Xybernaut chairman and CEO Edward G. Newman, presentations by organizations using mobile/wearable computing, industry analysts, media and influencers and discussions involving solutions providers and value added resellers.

Confirmed Speakers, Topics and Agenda Follows:

Keynote Address – 9:00AM

— Connie Bennett, Senior Vice President, McGraw Hill Companies

— Edward G. Newman, Chairman and CEO, Xybernaut Corporation

Securing Our Infrastructure – 9:30AM

Join Xybernaut collaborators and influential government officials for a panel presentation illustrating how mobile solutions are impacting our war on terror.

Washington Convention Center Room 207AB

— Col. Lee VanArsdale, Executive Director, University of Las

Vegas Institute for Security Studies

— Guy Grace, Regional Head of School Security Officers, Arapaho

County; Littleton Public Schools

— Chief Keith Lohmann, Director of the New Hampshire Police

Standards and Training Council

— RADM Edward “Ted” Sheafer, Jr. (USN Ret.), Principal Tech

Advisor, National Security Group

— Bowen Loftin, Executive Director, VMASC (Virginia Modeling

Analysis and Simulation Center)

Break 10:30AM – 10:45AM

Visit the ICWC Pavilion for real-world examples of Xybernaut and partner mobile technologies.

Washington Convention Center Room 206

Ensuring On-Time Travel and Delivery – 10:45AM

Xybernaut customers and partners will discuss and demonstrate the impact of mobile and wearable computing on logistics management.

Washington Convention Center Room 207AB

— SamPrabhakar, Director, Global Systems Solutions, Chief

Technologist and Principal, IBM Engineering & Technology


— David Brown, CEO, AvilIT

— Jim Lind, Integration Specialist, Boeing Advanced Systems

— Keith Lockwood, President, Flight Deck Resources

— Lorraine DiMarco, Managing Director, Memphis Aircraft Line


Enhancing the Customer Experience – 11:30AM

Join industry analysts and Xybernaut customers for panel presentations outlining how mobile solutions are shifting the paradigm in customer service.

Washington Convention Center Room 207AB

— Peter Keen, Founder, Keen Innovations

— David Aylward, President, ComCare Alliance

— Mike Wyrick, Director, Northern Virginia Hospitals Association

— Ed Maddox, Vice President, Xybernaut

Lunch – 12:15PM

Visit the ICWC Pavilion for real-world examples of Xybernaut and partner mobile technologies.

Washington Convention Center Room 206

Infrastructure, Customization, & Implementation Services – 1:30PM

This technology briefing will present the role professional services plays to ensure a successful mobile solutions implementation.

Washington Convention Center Room 209ABC

— Jonathan Salkoff, Director, Mobile Solutions, Xybernaut

— Jim Tootel, System Designer, Anteon Corporation

— Mark Bayliss, CEO, VisualLink

— Mark DeSautels, Vice President of Wireless Internet

Development, Cellular Telecommunications and Internet

Association (CTIA)

— Robert Smith, Chief Wireless Architect, Telos Corp

Software Designed for the Task-At-Hand – 2:15PM

This technology briefing will provide an overview of software designed to maximize the benefits of mobile and wearable deployments.

Washington Convention Center Room 209ABC

— Perry Nolen, President, Xybernaut Solutions Inc.

— Roger LaPlante, Manager, New Technology Initiatives, REI


— Eric Thijs, Vice President, Voice-Insight

— Merle Japp, Project Manager, Advanced Data Systems, Boeing


— Bert Mizusawa, President, ITA

— Robert Smoote, General Manager, Apex Software

Break 3:00PM – 3:15PM

Visit the ICWC Pavilion for real-world examples of Xybernaut and partner mobile technologies.

Washington Convention Center Room 206

Hardware Optimized for the Mobile Worker – 3:15PM

This technology briefing will cover Xybernaut hardware and third party accessories designed to provide whenever and wherever computing.

Washington Convention Center Room 209ABC

— Dewayne Adams, Chief Product Officer, Chief Strategy Officer,

Xybernaut Corporation

— Mitch Mitchner, Centurist Systems

— Dr. Arron Westrich, Director of Research and Composite

Development, Second Chance Body Armor

— Takao Kakizaki; PhD, Executive VP, IT Solutions Business

Division, NTT-IT

— Takamasa Sasaki, President and CEO, AOS Technologies

Xybernaut and McGraw Hill are offering free registration for ICWC.

How to Attend

On site registration is being held at the Mt. Vernon Place entrance to the Washington Convention Center starting at 10:00am ET.

Detailed information related to the events can be found at the following Web site:

HOW TO COVER THE NEWS: To schedule Xybernaut wearable computer demonstrations and face-to-face interviews, contact Michael Binko at (w) 703-631-6925, or stop by ICWC Booths #407 and 506.

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About Xybernaut

Xybernaut Corporation is the leading provider of wearable/mobile computing hardware, software and services, bringing communications and full-function computing power in a hands-free design to people when and where they need it. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, Xybernaut has offices and subsidiaries in Europe (Germany) and Asia (Japan). Visit Xybernaut’s Web site at Product photos are also available directly from Xybernaut.

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