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Detailed Technical Program (PDF)

*Program is preliminary and subject to change

 

Keynote Speakers | Lunch and Learn | Industry Showcase

 

 

Monday April 29, 2013

7:00am – 8:30pm

Registration Open

8:00 –
5:00

Tutorials

6:00 –
8:00

Welcome Reception

Tuesday April 30, 2013

7:00 – 5:30

Registration Open

7:00 –
8:00

Speaker’s Breakfast

8:00 –
10:00

Keynote Speakers
Rooms 205, 207

8:00 –
8:05

Welcome
Ms. Maria Rey, General Chair

8:05 –
8:10

Welcome
Mr. Bob Walker, Honorary Chair

8:00 –
8:20

Colonel Chris Hadfield
Commander of the International Space Station (ISS)
Canadian Space Agency

8:20 –
8:50

Dr. Guy Séguin
International Space Consultant
RADARSAT Program and Arctic Surveillance

8:50 –
9:20

Chris Jones
Raytheon UK
The Arctic Surveillance Challenge

9:20 –
9:50

Brian Mendes
History of Canada’s Role in the Development of Radar during WW II

9:50 –
10:00

Plenary Closing Remarks
Ms. Maria Rey

10:00 –
10:30

Break

10:30 –
12:00

Environmental
Remote
Sensing-I

Tracking

Cognitive
Radar-I

Passive
Radar-I

12:00 –
1:00

Lunch

12:15 – 12:45 Career Decisions:

Deciding what you want to do for the rest of your life…

Speaker: Adrian Chan        

1:00 –
2:30

Phenomenology
and
Modeling

SAR

Radar
Signal
Processing-I

Interferometric
Radar

2:30 –
3:30

Poster Papers and Student Paper Competition

Signal and Data Processing – I

3:30 –
5:00

Antenna Technology

Localization

STAP

Through-Wall Radar Imaging

Wednesday May 1, 2013

7:00 – 5:30

Registration Open

7:00 –
8:00

Speaker’s Breakfast

8:00 –
10:00

Special SessionSpace based Radar for Arctic Application

HF Skywave Radar

Signal and Data Analysis

Special SessionSpectrum Engineering and Waveform Diversity

10:00 –
10:30

Break

10:30 –
12:00

Cognitive Radar-II

MIMO Radar-I

ISAR

Interference and Clutter Suppression

12:00 –
1:00

       Lunch

12:15-12:45 Work/Life Balance Panel Presentation.

1:00 –
2:00

Poster Papers – Radar Systems

2:00 –
6:00

 Exhibit Hall Open House for Invited Guests

2:00 –
4:00

Environmental Remote Sensing-II

Imaging and Image Processing

Special Session  In Honor of Prof. Irving S. Reed

Passive Radar-II

4:00 –
5:00

Poster papers – Signal and Data Processing- II

RECEPTION

6:00 –
10:00

Gala Dinner
OCC, 4th Floor, Trillium Room

Thursday May 2, 2013

7:00 – 5:30

Registration Open

7:00 –
8:00

Speaker’s Breakfast

8:00 –
10:00

Industry Showcase

The RadarCon13 Industry Showcase stream highlights papers that present the latest advances in commercial radar technology for Arctic surveillance and other applications.

Room 205, 207
Chair: David Forster, Manager of Technology Exploitation for Defence R&D Canada – Ottawa

8:00 –
8:20

Innovative Radar Applications for Arctic Security and Environmental Surveillance
Brian Johnston – Business Development Manager, Rutter Inc.

8:20 –
8:40

10 Gigabit Sensor Processing Simplifies Radar System Development
Dr. Dipak Roy – Chairman, D-TA Systems Inc.

8:40 –
9:00

An Affordable, Integrated Approach to Arctic Surveillance for Enhanced Safety & Security
Dr. Tim J. Nohara – President and CEO of Accipiter Radar

9:00 –
9:20

TracShare(TM) – Creating a virtual patrol vessel, an example of re-purposing existing technologies
Denny Roberts – Country Manager and lead of Raytheon in Canada

9:20 –
9:40

RADARSAT Constellation Mission
Dr. Alan Thompson – Chief Systems Engineer for the RADARSAT Constellation Mission at MDA.

9:40 –
10:00

Vessel Tracking and Anomaly Detection using SAR and AIS
Dr. Rami Abielmona – Vice President of Research & Engineering, Larus Technologies Corporation

10:00 –
10:30

Break

10:30 –
12:00

MIMO Radar-II

Remote Sensing

Sparsity and Compressed Sensing

12:00 –
1:00

Lunch

12:15-12:45 Secrets of Successful Impromptu Speaking.

Speaker: Brigitte Chan

1:00 –
2:30

Radar Signal Processing-II

Waveform Design

SAR/ISAR

2:30 –
3:30

Poster Papers –

Signal and Data Processing- III

3:30 –
5:00

Radar Signal Processing-III

Adaptive Processing

Radar Applications

Friday May 3, 2013

7:00 – 12:30

Registration Open

8:00 –
12:00

Tutorials

12:00

Conference Closes