GRCon14 Agenda

Conference Check-In and Timing

Check-in for the New Users Conference Day will open at 8 AM on Monday.

Check-in for the Developers Conference will open at 8 AM on Tuesday.

All onferences days start at 9 AM and end by 5:30 PM (US/Eastern).

Overview

(timing is approximate and subject to change; check detailed agenda for latest information)

Monday - New User’s Day

Please Note: The table below shows the presentations of the main conference track.  In addition, we will be hosting two free hands-on tutorial sessions with limited seating.  Check back for more details on how you can register for the hands-on sessions.

     

 8:00

Conference Check-In Opens!

 John Malsbury

 9:00 -  9:15

Welcome to the Conference!

 John Malsbury

 9:15 - 10:00

Introduction to GNU Radio

 Johnathan Corgan

10:00 - 10:15

Break

 

10:15 - 11:00

Overview of SDR Hardware

 Tom Rondeau

11:00 - 11:45

Hacking the Wireless World - Compelling Applications with GNU Radio

 Balint Seeber

11:45 - 12:30

Lunch, Networking, Posters, and Demos

 

12:30 - 13:15

Overview of Google Summer of Code and Other Academic Initiatives Within the GNU Radio Community

 Martin Braun

13:15 - 14:00

Panel on GNU Radio in Academia and Education

 Martin Braun + Panel Members

14:00 - 14:45

Turn-Key Reference Designs for Wireless Research - OFDM, PHY/MAC, and Cognitive Radio

 John Malsbury

14:45 - 15:15

Break

 

15:15 - 15:20

Afternoon Session Introduction

 Martin Braun

15:20 - 15:40

Laser Sensing and Communications in the Ocean with the USRP

 Brandon Cocheneur

15:40 - 16:00

GNU Radio for Power Line Communications

 Nico Otterbach

16:00 - 16:20

Hands-on GSM Analysis with GNU Radio and AirProbe

 Nico Otterbach

16:20 - 16:40

Toshiba's Smart Meter Network Test-bed for Dense Cooperative Wireless Cloud Networks (DIWINE)

 Will Thompson

16:40 - 17:15

Some DoD R&D Challenges for GNU Radio

 Stuart Card

17:15 - 17:30

GNU Radio in KIT's Research Community

 Sebastian Koslowski

 

Tuesday - Developer’s Conference - Day 1

     

 8:00

Conference Check-In Open

 

 9:00 -  9:45

Conference Introduction and GNU Radio Year-in-Review

Tom Rondeau & Johnathan Corgan

 9:45 - 10:45

Google Summer of Code Presentations

 

10:45 - 11:00

Break

 

11:00 - 11:45

Updates from Ettus Research

 

11:45 - 12:15

Keynote

 

12:15 - 13:00

Lunch and Posters/Demos

 

13:00 - 13:30

RF Penetration Testing with GNU Radio: It Isn’t Just 802.11 Anymore

Rick Mellendick

13:30 - 14:00

GREM: A Radio Environment Map Implementation

Robert McGwier

14:00 - 14:30

Next Generation Satellite Communications: Automated Doppler Shift Compensation of PSK-31 via Software-defined Radio

Matthew Lanoue

14:30 - 15:15

The Ramblin’ Wreck Waveforms and FROST: A Distributed, SDR-based Signals Generation and C2 Suite Used for the DARPA Spectrum Challenge

Sean Nowlan

15:15 - 15:30

Break

 

15:30 - 17:30

Working Group Sessions

  • Community Development
  • Embedded Systems

 

 

Wednesday - Developer’s Conference - Day 2

     

 9:00 -  9:45

RF Retroreflectors, Emission Security, and SDR

Michael Ossmann

 9:45 - 10:30

Hacking Restaurant Pagers, Spectrum Monitoring on the Road, Cracking RDS Encryption & Dominating the Cyberspectrum

Balint Seeber

10:30 - 11:00

Break

 

11:00 - 11:30

FPGA Based Polyphase Filter Bank Channelizers

Thaddeus Koehn

11:30 - 12:00

FPGA Targetting with RF NoC

Matt Ettus

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch

 

12:45 - 13:15

Recording DC’s Fire & EMS Radio

Luke Berndt

13:15 - 13:45

An All-GNU Radio Transceiver for All-Spectrum Cognitive Channelization

George Sklivanitis

13:45 - 14:15

A Global Satellite Communications Network with GNU Radio

Dan CaJacob

14:15 - 15:15

Practical Receiver Synchronization

Tom Rondeau

 

 

 

15:15 - 15:30

Break

 

15:30 -  17:30

Working Group Sessions 

  • Coprocessors / Hardware Accelerators
  • GNU Radio Companion 

 

 

Thursday - Developer’s Conference - Day 3

     

 9:00 -  9:30

FEC-API Overview

Nick McCarthy

 9:30 - 10:00

Implementation of Turbo Codes in the FEC-API

Kiran Karra

10:00 - 10:30

Break

 

10:30 - 11:00

GR-Router: Distributing SDR Application Workloads Across Multiple Machines for Increased Throughput

Tommy Tracy II

11:00 - 11:45

Effecient Application of Polyphase Synthesizers and Filter Banks

Tom Rondeau

11:45 - 12:15

Extending and Using GNU Radio Performance Counters

Nathan West

12:15 - 13:00

Lunch

 

13:00 - 13:45

Efficient Processing of Bursty Information Streams with GNU Radio

Tim O’Shea

13:45 - 14:15

An Implementation of DSSS/FHSS with GNU Radio

Paul David

14:15 - 14:30

Break

 

14:30 - 16:30

Working Group Sessions

  • Functional Architectures for Signal Processing Systems
  • VOLK

 

16:30 - 15:00

Working Group Wrap-up &

Closing Comments

 

 

Friday - Developer’s Conference - Hackfest