WAMI Forum 2019

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WAMI Forum 2019

October 25th, 2019

USF Discovery Hall – 3802 Spectrum Blvd

Welcome message from our Forum Chair: Jonas Mendoza

See our technical program for the event


Registration for the event is closed! If you are a sponsor/exhibitor/speaker/panelist and you missed the registration, you can either register on site at the event or please contact Enrique González (enriquegonza@mail.usf.edu).

If you are a USF student/faculty and missed registration, you can still attend and register on site at the event, just keep in mind that we no longer guarantee food/beverages for you 🙁 .



The exciting future of wireless and microwave technology – innovation, education and a world of opportunity.

This student-led conference will immediately follow a planned USF WAMI Center Advisory meeting planned for the morning of this same day.  The Forum will address up-to-date multidisciplinary research needs, career opportunities and interdisciplinary aspects of wireless and RF technology.

The steering committee would like to invite your company to send representatives to participate and interact with USF WAMI Center faculty and students and also to become an exhibitor, sponsor and potentially an invited speaker at this  exciting and high profile international event.

The program includes:

  • Panel session
  • Invited tutorial papers
  • Student poster session
  • Networking opportunity
  • Mixer

Below is a schedule of the various events.

12-1:15pm Lunch Panel session – Opportunities & Career Paths
1:15-2:45pm Invited Papers and Tutorials
2:45-3:00pm Break/Exhibits
3:00-5:00pm Invited Papers and Tutorials
5:00-6:45pm Break, Poster Session, Exhibits and Reception

Major Sponsors

General Sponsors

Poster Abstract Submissions

Please visit the link below to upload your abstracts and posters.


What is WAMI Forum?

Join us for a day full of recruiters, industry professionals, and students as USF hosts their annual WAMI forum. This is an excellent opportunity for students and members to connect with the local industries to learn about what they have to offer for them in next-era careers focused on wireless communications. Students will be able to attend a panel session with professionals, present poster topics, or mingle at our reception with local companies.

You don’t want to pass up this occasion! Sign-up either online or by returning the form below to secure your spot in this year’s educational and professional event.

Where can I sign up?

You can sign-up via vTools by following this link: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/203549. If you have any troubles registering, please email tjdecanio@mail.usf.edu.

IEEE Member/Non-Member $120 /$150
Non-USF Student IEEE Member/Student NM $15/$20
Reception Only IEEE Member/Non-Member $15/$20
USF Students, Faculty and Volunteers $0 !

Do you offer an sponsorship packages?

Yes! We offer multiple tiers of donation to the Wireless and Microwave Operating Fund. See them here and email to tjdecanio@mail.usf.edu if interested.

Full WAMI Center Member Annual Sponsor* $5,000
Lunch Sponsor* $2,000
Reception Sponsor* $1,500
Break Sponsor $750
General Sponsor $500

* Denotes Major Sponsor

Any donation includes registration for up to 2 attendees from sponsoring company.

You may also donate through the link below via PayPal.

PayPal Acceptance Mark


WAMI Forum 2019 will take place at the USF Discovery Hall located at 3802 Spectrum Blvd. There is a hotel located within walking distance of the event as well!

Guests may stay at the Embassy Suites hotel nearby with a special rate discount of $139 a night. This hotel is located right near the venue and offers registrants easy access to the event. When buying a hotel online, visit the site bit.ly/WAMIhotel to receive our special rate.

Organizing Board

General Chair General Vice-Chair Technical Program Chairs Invited Papers Chair
Jonas Mendoza Thomas DeCanio Gokhan Mumcu Larry Dunleavy
jonasmendoza@mail.usf.edu tjdecanio@mail.usf.edu mumcu@usf.edu Dunleavy@usf.edu
Jing Wang
Poster Session Chair Paper Competition Chair Local Arrangements Chair Registration & Web Page Chair
Merve Kacar Sourabh Khandelwal Vishvajitsinh Kosamiya Enrique Gonzalez
mervekacar@mail.usf.edu skhandelwal@usf.edu Kosamiya@mail.usf.edu enriquegonza@mail.usf.edu
IEEE YP Liaison Student Volunteers Chair
TJ Ross Xu Han
a.j.ross@ieee.org xhan@mail.usf.edu


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