Speaking Engagements (Partial List)
Roger B. Marks

Keynote/Plenary Addresses

March 31, 2008, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Plenary Speaker, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) (co-located with CTIA)
March 28, 2007, Orlando, FL, USA
Keynote Speaker, IEEE Mobile WiMAX Symposium (co-located with CTIA)
June 2, 2006
Invited Speaker, Frequency Resource Development Symposium, sponsored by NICT, ARIB and MIC, Tokyo, Japan
April 3, 2006, Stevenson, WA, USA
Keynote Speech, Intel Communications Conference (ICOMM)
January 14, 2003, San Jose, CA, USA
Keynote Speech at Ninth Annual Technical Symposium of the Wireless Communications Association International
June 26, 2002, Beijing, China
A New Foundation for Broadband Wireless Access Networks at International Conference on Telecommunications
February 1, 2002, San Jose, CA, USA
Eighth Annual Technical Symposium of the Wireless Communications Association International
August 24, 2001, Beijing, China
Conference on IEEE 802.16a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) Standard Development and Internet Application, sponsored by Chinese State Information Promotion Office and by Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Lectures on IEEE 802.16 (see also IEEE Distinguished Lectures in following two sections)

Aug 16, 2005, Beijing, China
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Jan 29, 2005, Beijing, China
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Aug 29, 2004, Beijing, China
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Aug 27, 2004, Beijing, China
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Aug 27, 2004, Beijing, China
Tsinghua University
March 18, 2003, Yokosuka, Japan
Fifth Topical Symposium on Millimeter Waves (Tutorial)
June 22, 2002, Beijing, China
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
June 27, 2002, Beijing, China
Tsinghua University
June 27, 2002, Beijing, China
China Samsung Telecom
July 24, 2002, Westminster, CO, USA
Meeting of T1P1, the ATIS Technical Subcommittee on Wireless/Mobile Services and Systems

IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Program Lectures

Term: 2002-2005
March 21, 2005, Atlanta, GA, USA
Atlanta Chapter, IEEE Computer Society, GCATT Auditorium
January 13, 2005, San Jose, CA, USA
IEEE Silicon Valley Chapter, IEEE Computer Society
November 17, 2004, San Antonio, TX, USA
San Antonio Chapter, IEEE Computer Society, Trinity University
October 19, 2004, Toronto, Canada
IEEE Toronto Section Computer Society Chapter, University of Toronto
July 14, 2004, Beaverton, OR
Computer and Communications Society Chapters of IEEE Oregon Section
March 17, 2004, Cocoa, FL
IEEE Melbourne Chapters of the IEEE Communications Signal Processing Societies and IEEE Canaveral Section Computer Society Chapter
November 14, 2004, Albuquerque, NM
IEEE Computer Society Student Branch, University of New Mexico
October 9, 2003, Lexington Park, MD
IEEE Southern Maryland Chapter of the Communications, Computers and EMC Society
July 24, 2003, San Ramon, CA
IEEE Communications and Computer Societies, Oakland/East Bay Chapter
May 14, 2003, Ft. Worth, TX
IEEE Computer Society, Ft. Worth Chapter
April 9, 2003, Historical Electronics Museum, Linthicum, MD
IEEE Communications Society, Baltimore Chapter
April 8, 2003, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
IEEE Communications & Consumer Electronics and Computer Societies, Princeton Section
April 8, 2003, Middletown, NJ
IEEE Computer and Communication Societies, New Jersey Coast Section
April 7, 2003, Farmingdale, NY
IEEE Computer Society, Long Island Section,
March 13, 2003, Dallas, TX
IEEE Computer Society, Dallas Chapter
January 15, 2003, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
IEEE Computer Society, Santa Clara Valley Section, San Francisco Bay Area Council
October 15, 2002, East Chicago, IN
IEEE Computer Society, Calumet Section

IEEE MTT Society Distinguished Microwave Lectures

Term: 1999-2001
Topic: standards for broadband wireless access systems

November 27, 2001, Montréal, Canada
IEEE Montréal (MTT-S, AP-S, & LEOS chapters), École Polytechnique de Montréal
August 27, 2001, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Nanjing MTT/AP/EMC Joint Chapter of IEEE
August 24, 2001, Beijing, China
Conference on IEEE 802.16a Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) Standard Development and Internet Application, sponsored by Chinese State Information Promotion Office and by Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
June 20, 2000, Denver, CO
Denver Chapter of the IEEE Communications Society
May 11, 2000, Sunnyvale, CA
Santa Clara Valley Chapter of MTT
March 16, 2000, Pasadena, CA (California Institute of Technology)
Joint meeting of the three Los Angeles area MTT Chapters (San Fernando Valley, Foothill, and LA Council)
November 18, 1999, Cedar Rapids, IA
Cedar Rapids Section of the IEEE
November 12, 1999, Honolulu, HI
University of Hawaii and Honolulu Section of the IEEE
October 28, 1999, Redmond, WA
Seattle IEEE MTT and Communications Society Chapters
October 27, 1999, Beaverton, OR
Portland MTT/ED Chapter of the IEEE
May 25, 1999, Laurel, MD (Applied Physics Laboratory)
Combined meeting of the Baltimore Chapter and Washington DC/Northern Virginia Chapter of MTT
May 25, 1999, Arlington, VA
LMDS and Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Conference
April 27, 1999, Colorado Springs, CO
Pikes Peak Chapter of the IEEE Communications Society
April 22, 1999, Boulder, CO
Denver/Boulder Chapter of MTT
February 23, 1999, Richardson, TX
Dallas Chapter of MTT
January 21, 1999, Naples, FL
"LMDS Winners Forum"
January 20, 1999, St. Petersburg, FL
Florida West Coast Chapter of MTT

Guest Lectures

December 6, 2001, February 21, 2001, and April 24, 2001, Boulder, CO
University of Colorado at Boulder, Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program, Special Topics course: "Telecommunications Standards".

Panel Sessions

October 3, 2008
Panelist, "Open Networks and Open Platforms", Silicon Valley-China Wireless Technology Association - 2008 Annual Conference, Mountain View, CA USA.
April 2, 2008
Panelist on session "What is 4G?", CTIA, Las Vegas, NV, USA.
November 20, 2007
Panelist, "IEEE 802.16/WiMAX into IMT-2000", WCA Global Development Committee Teleconference.
September 27, 2007
Panelist, "Future directions for converged services (mobile and fixed/nomadic) after WRC-07", Samsung 4G Forum 2007, Seoul, Korea.
December 7, 2006
Panelist on "Universal, Ubiquitous, Equitable and Affordable," ITU Telecom World 2006, Hong Kong.
December 7, 2006
Panelist on live hour-long web-based interview show (“WCA Live!”) on internationization of IEEE 802.16 standards in ITU.
January 19, 2006
Chaired panel session on "Technological Neutrality From Major Provider Perspectives," WCA 12th Annual Symposium & Business Expo.
March 3, 2005
Presented in panel on Open Source, Open Standards, and the Future of the Internet in the Silicon Flatirons Telecommunications Program.
February 21, 2001
Moderated and presented at Session on Emerging Global Standards in IEEE 802.16 at the Broadband Wireless World Forum (The WAVE Report on Digital Media (March 2, 2001) reported on the session this way: "Roger Marks of NIST, along with others on the 802.16 group, gave an excellent overview of the standards setting process and its status. This is a fast track.")
September 8, 2000
Chaired session and panel discussion on Broadband Wireless Standards at International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies
March 15, 2000
Panelist on "National and International Standards: Driving Down Costs, Increasing Implementation" during the Broadband Wireless World Forum in San Francisco.
September 1, 1999
Moderator, "Wireless Broadband Executive Roundtable," "Private and Wireless Show," Denver, CO.
May 6, 1999
Presentation on Cooperative International Wireless Standardization during an invitation-only meeting entitled Spanning the Spectrum of Communications Policy. The meeting was part of the Roundtable on Multimedia and Telecommunications series held by the European Institute. Approximately 60 people attended. The meeting was described in the Fall 1999 edition of the Institute's newsletter Europe in Washington. Other speakers included Susan Ness (Commissioner, U.S. Federal Communications Commission), David Hendon (Chairman of the Board, European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)), and Dr. Bernd Eylert (Chairman, Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Forum).
August 11, 1998
Organized and participated in Panel Session entitled "LMDS: Jumpstarting the Industry" at 1998 IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference (RAWCON'98), Colorado Springs, CO.
July 10, 1998
Participant, LMDS Panel Session, Wireless Communications Association International Convention, Philadelphia

Advisory Panels

April 8, 1999
Participant, National Science Foundation (NSF) panel tasked to report on the "Last Mile" problem of broadband access to homes and small businesses. Tom Kalil, Senior Director at the White House's National Economic Council, attended. Submitted a document entitled Broadband Wireless Access for the First Mile.

Seminars, Workshops, Short Courses

November 30-December 1, 2007, Washingon, DC, USA
Spoke at All About IEEE 802 Standards: A Standards Education Workshop
May 22, 2007, Kyoto, Japan
Spoke on IEEE Standards for Advanced Wireless Networks at ITU Workshop on IMT-Advanced
March 13-14, 2007, Orlando, Florida, USA
Organized and spoke at IP-OFDMA Evaluation Group Coordination Meeting
November 10, 2006, Dallas, TX, USA
Organized, chaired, and spoke at IEEE 802 Tutorial on IEEE 802.16 and IMT-Advanced
November 12, 2001, Austin, Texas
Organized and spoke at IEEE 802 Plenary Tutorial entitled The 802.16 WirelessMANTM MAC: It's Done, but What Is It?
April 12, 1999, Richardson, Texas
Presentation in LMDS Tutorial during 1999 IEEE Emerging Technologies Symposium on Wireless Communications and Systems
November 9, 1998, Albuquerque, NM
"The National Wireless Electronic Systems Testbed," Tutorial on Broadband Wireless Access Technology and Standards, Plenary Meeting, IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee
September 28, 1998, Kanata, Canada
"Overview of NIST and N-WEST: Role, goals, work plan, objectives, testbed, and standard activities," Canada/US Meeting on Terrestrial Broadband Wireless R&D
September 11, 1998, Boulder, CO
Laboratory Presentation regarding N-WEST, International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies
August 9, 1998, Colorado Springs, CO
"Overview of N-WEST", N-WEST Kickoff Meeting
May 28, 1998, Princeton, NJ
"Standards for Broadband Wireless Systems", Lucent Technologies, Engineering Research Center

Master of Ceremonies

March 12, 1999
Served as Master of Ceremonies at a banquet in honor of spread-spectrum pioneer Robert C. Dixon on his election to Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) for "Contributions to the Design, Development, and Implementation of Spread Spectrum Systems." The banquet was hosted by the Pikes Peak Section of IEEE and the Pikes Peak Chapter of the IEEE Communications Society.

Seminars on Microwave Measurement

Conference Presentations

See Publication List
Resume of Roger Marks