IWCE's Conference Program is a week-long learning process with different types of sessions that provide the entire spectrum of education that you need to be better and more efficient at your job. Made up of Workshops, Power Sessions, Short Courses, multi-day Training Classes and FREE Special Events, IWCE's five days of education is the most comprehensive in the communications technology industry. All sessions are organized by track or topic, so click on Search by Topic/Day to view sessions in different ways.
All Conference attendees also receive admission to both Special Events such as the Keynote Addresses, General Sessions and Town Hall Meetings, as well as the IWCE exhibit hall, featuring 380 exhibitors showasing the latest products and trends in the industry.
COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
Develop new skills and further your career! IWCE’s College of Technology provides both introductory courses and technical workshops for any skill level or background. Whether you need fundamentals, just to brush up on what’s new or are looking for in-depth training, there are numerous options to meet your needs..
- Full-Day Workshops (Monday and Tuesday) and Half-Day Workshops (Monday, Tuesday and Friday) cover a variety of topics across all of our conference tracks, including FirstNet, cybersecurity, 5G and LTE, radio Inteference, MCPTT, NG911 and reviews of all the major push-to-talk technologies.
- Power sessions are 45-minute punches of information on a single topic, taking place on Monday and Tuesday. Typically presented by one speaker, these shorter sessions before and after lunch include case studies, reviews, regulatory and funding discussions.
With IWCE's revised One-Day Package, you get an entire day of education for one low price! Pick a full-day Workshop or two half-day Workshops with two Power Sessions for the same One-Day price! Upgrade to the Premium Pass and you can mix and match from all five days of programming.
These 75-minute sessions take place on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and offer a flexible way for you to take part of the conference program while still having time to attend the exhibit hall on Wednesday and Thursday. Learn valuable information on infrastructure, system planning, next-generation networks, broadband,hardware, applications, spectrum optimization and interoperability.
IWCE's Network Infrastructure Forum - March 27-28
The line is blurring between LMR and non-consumer cellular/LTE as more reliable connectivity is necessary for outdoor, indoor, deployable networks, small cells, smart cities and the Internet of Things. Enhance your connectivity and coverage to make sure your network is always available. From the tower and antenna to the individual to machines, IWCE’s Network Infrastructure Forum provides the understanding, products and services to assure that your network is always connected, always on. IWCE's Network Infrastructure Forum workshops and power sessions are included in the IWCE registration packages. Click here to see the topics.
ETA Education Forum - March 27-31
ETA will once again co-locate several classes by their training partners that provide in-depth and hands-on training for a variety of subjects. In addition, ETA will host 11 short courses on industry-related topics. Training must be purchased separately, but the short courses are included in the IWCE registration packages. Click here for more information on ETA's Education Forum.
Continuing Education Credits
ETA also offers Continuing Education Credits for all their training classes and short courses. It also offers CECs for many of IWCE's classes. Click here to see a list of approved classes and the number of credits. For more information, please contact Michele Lawson of ETA.