Special Invited Presentations

The Conference has three special invited sessions.

Tuesday at 3:20 PM, Rear Admiral Jay M. Cohen, Chief of Naval Research (ONR) will deliver a talk entitled: "Opportunities and Challenges in Systems and Control at the Office of Naval Research." This session has been organized by Kishan Baheti, program director of CNCI at NSF.

Wednesday at 5:00 PM, the following two parallel special sessions will be held:

Dr. Siva S. Banda of The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will speak on the topic "Current Research and Open Problems in Control Science: An Air Force Research Laboratory Perspective."
Professor Bassam Bamieh of The University of California Santa Barbara will also present a lecture entitled: "Distributed Systems and Distributed Control."