VTIC'05  EXPANDING HORIZONS
June 3-5, 2005 - Crowne Plaza Hotel, Milpitas, CA 95035


             
    PROGRAM -AT-A-GLANCE    
    (Please see complete program below)    
Friday, June 3, 2005
17:00 - 18:00 Registration
18:00 - 21:00 NETWORKING RECEPTION (Bldg. 23 Lobby, Cisco Systems, Milpitas - across from Crowne Plaza Hotel)
(Opened to paid registrants, organizers, volunteers, speakers)
Saturday, June 4, 2005
7:30 - 14:00 Registration
8:00 - 8:30 Coffee
8:00 - 16:00 Exhibitions
8:00 - 16:00 Poster Session (Authors accompanying posters between 12-12:45pm)
8:30 - 9:40 CONFERENCE OPENING AND KEYNOTE LECTURE (Grand Ballroom)
9:40 - 10:00 Break          
10:00 - 12:00 PLENARY SESSION (Grand Ballroom)    
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH AND INVITED SPEAKER (Hotel Foyer and Pasta Ristorante in hotel)
13:00 - 14:20 PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSIONS 1, 2 AND PANEL1  
  SESSION 1 - COMPUTER (Krystal A & B)    
  SESSION 2 - MEDICAL & ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGIES (Champagne I)
  PANEL 1 - FROM CONCEPT TO COMMERCIALIZATION (Champagne II)
14:20 - 14:35 Break          
14:35 - 15:55 PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSIONS 3, 4 AND PANEL 2  
  SESSION 3 - COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY & SCIENCE (Krystal A & B)
  SESSION 4 - MICROELECTRONICS (Champagne I)  
  PANEL 2 - LEADERSHIP 1A (Champagne II)    
15:55 - 16:10 Break          
16:10 - 17:30 PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSION 5 AND PANELS 3, 4  
  SESSION 5 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS (Krystal A & B)  
  PANEL 3 - INFORMATION AND MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
  OUTSOURCING TO SOUTHEAST ASIA (Champagne I)
  PANEL 4 - LEADERSHIP 1B (Champagne II)    
19:00 - 22:00 BANQUET AND MUSIC PROGRAM (Grand Ballroom)  
Sunday, June 5, 2005
8:00 - 10:00 VACETS/VTIC'05 speakers breakfast (Krystal A&B)
10:00 - 14:00 GOLF OUTING (The Ranch Goft Course, San Jose)
VTIC'05
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Milpitas, California
EXPANDING HORIZONS
             
    COMPLETE PROGRAM    
Friday, June 3, 2005
17:00 - 18:00 Registration
18:00 - 21:00 NETWORKING RECEPTION (Bldg. 23 Lobby, Cisco Systems, Milpitas - across from Crowne Plaza Hotel)
(Opened to paid registrants, organizers, volunteers, speakers)
Saturday, June 4, 2005
(Please see complete program below)
7:30 - 14:00 Registration
8:00 - 8:30 Coffee
8:00 - 16:00 Exhibitions
8:00 - 16:00 Poster Session
(Authors accompanying posters between 12-12:45pm)
8:30 - 9:00 CONFERENCE OPENING (Grand Ballroom)
   Opening remark, Tri Tran, VTIC'05 General Chair
      Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  Welcoming remark, Jose Esteves, Mayor
       City of Milpitas
   Welcoming remark,Thai Van Tran, California State Assemblyman
        68th District
  Technical Program introduction, Christopher Hoang Pham, VTIC'05 Technical Chair
        Cisco Systems, Inc. & San Jose State University
9:00 - 9:40 KEYNOTE LECTURE (Grand Ballroom) 
   Eugene Huu-Chau Trinh,
Director & Former US Astronaut, Physical Sciences Research Division, NASA
9:40 - 10:00 Break          
10:00 - 12:00 PLENARY SESSION (Grand Ballroom)    
  Chair: Canh Van Nguyen, Hoover Institute, Stanford University
             
10:00 - 10:30   Charles Cuong Nguyen,      
  Dean, College of Engineering, Catholic University of America
  "An Asian-American Way to the Top in Academia"  
10:30 - 11:00   Tue Nguyen,        
  Director, Pharmaceutical Research, Genentech,    
  "Heal Thyself: The Use Of Monoclonal Antibody As Therapeutic Agents"
11:00 - 11:30   Duy-Loan Le,        
  Senior Fellow, Texas Instruments,      
  "True Leadership: A Personal Perspective"    
11:30 - 12:00   Van Dang,        
  Vice President, Law & Deputy General Counsel, Cisco Systems,
  "Innovations and Global Competitiveness"    
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH AND INVITED LECTURE (Hotel Foyer and Lobby)
12:00-12:45   LUNCH (Hotel Foyer and lobby)
12:15-12:45   Lunch lecture (Pasta Ristorante - Hotel Lobby level)
Thao Dang, Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates
"Luxury Home Market - A Perspective"
12:15-13:00   Exhibit and Poster Session with authors in attendance
  EXHIBITION (Hotel lobby and foyer)    
  Chair: Tuan Nguyen, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
             
  WinMagic, Inc.        
  Cisco Systems, Inc.        
  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory    
  VACETS          
  Vietnamese Silicon Valley Network      
  Genentech, Inc.        
  LeWiz Communications, Inc.      
  Hewlett Packard        
  Lajenda Networks        
  POSTER SESSION (Hotel Lobby and Foyer)    
  Chairs: Thai Son Dao, Sierra Design and University of Nevada, Reno
  Loi Tran, Broadcom Inc.      
             
  Luc Nguyen, CTO/VP Engineering      
  "Optimizing Traffic Across Multiple Border Gateways Between Two
  Service Providers"        
  Hung Nguyen and Karen Jones, Aerospace Corporation  
  "An End-to-End Architecture for Distributing Weather Alerts to Wireless Handsets"
  Jake Koerner and Tri Tran, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  "Chemical Reactivity Test for Assessing Explosive Stability and Compatibility"
  Franco Gagliardi and Tri Tran, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  "Small Scale Performance Test for Studying New Explosives"
  Thai Son Dao, Sierra Design and University of Nevada, Reno
  "Overview of Silicon Laser"      
  Tuan Cao-Huu, York University, Canada    
  "Diffuse Optical Imaging versus fMRI and PET for Neurosurgical Planning"
  Tuan Cao-Huu, York University, Canada    
  "3D out-of-core Krylov-subspace diffuse optical imaging and conformal maps"
  Van Nguyen and Chip Martel, University of California, Davis
  "A Network Design Problem: Diameter, Weight and Congestion"
13:00 - 14:20 PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSIONS 1, 2 AND PANEL 1
13:00 - 14:20 SESSION 1 - COMPUTER (Krystal A & B)    
  Chair: Nhon Quach, AMD and San Jose State University  
       
13:00 - 13:20   Chinh H. Le, Lewiz Communication, Inc.    
"TCP/IP Offload Engine Boosts System Performance"  
13:20 - 13:40   Thuy T. Le, San Jose State University    
  "MPI Performance of Various Multirail InfiniBand Clusters"
13:40 - 14:00   Anh Dinh, University of Saskatchewan, Canada    
  "A Synchronization Method for Ultrawideband Communications"
14:00 - 14:20   Luan D. Nguyen and Lan N. Vu, Web Office, Inc.  
  "Secured Wireless Digital Video Surveilance for Distributed Enterprises"
13:00 - 14:20 SESSION 2 - MEDICAL & ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGIES (Champagne I)
  Chairs: Tanh Pham, Stanford University    
  Chanh Viet, University of California, San Francisco  
             
13:00 - 13:20   Chanh Viet, University of California, San Francisco  
"Dental Implant as a Treatment Modality to Preserve the Integrity of the Dentition"  
13:20 - 13:40   Terry Vien, San Jose State Unversity and Tanh Pham. Stanford University
  "THERMALCOOL TCTM: Latest Advances in Non-Surgical Skin Tightening"
13:40 - 14:00   Tuan Cao-Huu, York University, Canada    
  "Teaching Computer Algorithms and Techniques for Imaging Cognition"
14:00 - 14:20   Tanh Pham, Stanford University      
  "Corrections of Nearsightedness, Farsightedness and Presbyopia with
  Intraocular Lens: A Combination of Therapeutic & Refractive Surgery"
13:00 - 14:20 PANEL 1 - FROM CONCEPT TO COMMERCIALIZATION (Champagne II)
  Moderators: Huy Do, Vietnamese Silicon Valley Network  
  Ban Tran, Merrill Lynch      
  Panelists:          
             
  Trung Dung, CEO, FogBreak, Inc.      
  Yuric Hannart, CEO, Ontelix, Inc.      
  Khoa Do, Partner, Greenberg Traurig, LLP    
  Hung Bui, Partner, Stein, McEwen & Bui, LLP    
  Julien Nguyen, Managing Partner, Applied Materials Ventures
14:20 - 14:35 Break          
14:35 - 15:55 PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSIONS 3, 4 AND PANEL 2
14:35-15:55 SESSION 3 - COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY (Krystal A & B)
  Chair: Dat Nguyen, Harvard University    
             
14:35 - 14:55   Danh Nguyen, University of California, Davis    
"A Partial Least Squares (PLS) Dimension Reduction Approach to
  Some Challenges in Genome-wide Expression Analysis"  
14:55 - 15:15   Jennifer M. Bui, University of California, San Diego      
  "Conformational Dynamics of Acetylcholinesterase: A Study to
  Decipher its Function of Inhibition"      
15:15 - 15:35   Dat Nguyen, Harvard University      
  "Deciphering Operating Principles in Biological Systems from Genomic Sequences"
14:35-15:55 SESSION 4 - MICROELECTRONICS (Champagne I)  
  Chair: Nhan Do, Silicon Storage Technology    
       
14:35 - 14:55   Anh Dinh, University of Saskatchewan, Canada    
"A LIGA-MEMS Voltage Control Oscillation"    
14:55 - 15:15   Hieu V. Tran, Silicon Storage Technology    
  "NOR and NAND Flash Memory: Overview and Challenges"
15:15 - 15:35   Loc T. Vu, Top-Vu Technology & Wright-Patterson AFRL  
  "Some RF Front-End Components for Receiver-on-Chip"
15:35 - 15:55   Tan Ha, Hewlett Packard      
  "Nanotechnology Program at Hewlett Packard Labs"  
14:35 - 15:55 PANEL 2 - LEADERSHIP 1A (Champagne II)    
  Moderator: Hai Tran, Government Accountability Office  
           
  Panelists:          
             
  Hanh Van Nguyen, Director of Refugee Resettlement,  
    Department of Health and Human Services  
  Thi Chau Nguyen-Huu, CEO, WINMAGIC Data Security  
  Tien Manh Nguyen, Engineering Fellow, The Raytheon Systems Company
15:55 - 16:10 Break          
16:10 - 17:30 PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSION 5 AND PANELS 3, 4
16:10-16:30 SESSION 5 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS (Krystal A & B)  
  Chair: Tony Nguyen, San Jose State University    
             
16:10 - 16:30   Hai Tran, Government Accountability Office    
"Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection"
16:30 - 16:50   Thai Son Dao, Sierra Design and University of Nevada, Reno
  "WLAN and CDMA2000 Interworking Architecture"  
16:50 - 17:10   Nilay Gupta, Cisco Systems      
  "Robotic Fault Injection for Networking HA from SSO Angle"
17:10 - 17:30   Hoang Nguyen, California Franchise Tax Board    
  "Recent U.S. Experience with Distant Learning in Higher Educations"
16:10 - 17:30 PANEL 3 - INFORMATION AND MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
  OUTSOURCING TO SOUTHEAST ASIA (Champagne I)
Moderator: Hung Nguyen, Aerospace Corporation    
             
Panelists:          
             
Hung Truong, Senior Director of Engineering,    
Network Operations Software Division, Lucent Technologies
  Michael Lai Le, CEO and President, International IT Services, Ltd.
  Hoang Huy Hoang, Senior Director of Strategic Business Development
  Novellus Systems, Inc.      
16:10 - 17:30 PANEL 4 - LEADERSHIP 1B (Champagne II)    
  Moderator: Tri Dinh Tran, Evergreen College    
         
  Panelists:          
             
Vinh Xuan Nguyen, Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan
  Hai Tran, Government Accountability Office  
  Canh Van Nguyen, Hoover Institute, Standford University  
19:00-22:00 BANQUET PROGRAM (Grand Ballroom)    
           
Social Hours        
Welcoming Remark, Charles Cuong Nguyen  
           Dean, College of Engineering, Catholic University of America  
  Music          
  Invited Speaker,
  Music Program - directed by Chan Le    
  Traditional Vietnamese Instruments/Music and World Strings/Music
  Banquet Sponsor Remark, Thi Chau Nguyen-Huu, CEO, WINMAGIC Data Security
  Music          
           
22:00-22:05 PROGRAM CONCLUSION      
Sunday, June 5, 2005
8:00 - 10:00 VACETS/VTIC'05 speakers breakfast (Krystal A&B)
All VACETS members / VTIC'05 speakers, organizers and volunteers
are cordially invited for a breakfast with VACETS Board
(RSVP to General or Technical Chair)
10:00 - 14:00 GOLF OUTING (The Ranch Goft Course, San Jose)
Lunch provided by Lee Sandwich

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