In Partnership With

IWCE Conference Program 

IWCE is once again excited to present a week's worth of educational opportunities from March 5-9, 2018. Since 1977, IWCE has been the leading voice on communications technology education, providing the foundation for the technology, operations, engineering and governance for your communications technology networks, systems and services. Our comprehensive conference program offers five days of workshops, short courses and power sessions that provide unparalleled professional development opportunities that are not to be missed if you plan on knowing all there is to know about critical communications. 

IWCE 2017 conference tracks covered the following topics: 

  • FirstNet
  • 911 and Public Safety
  • Spectrum & Signal Optimization
  • Planning and Preparation
  • Transformative Technologies
  • Network Resiliency
  • Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure
  • Parallel Networks
  • Push-to-Talk
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Internet of Things

IWCE's Network Infrastructure Forum

A special track showcasing network connectivity and coverage. From the tower and antenna to the individual and machines, IWCE's Network Infrastructure Forum provides the understanding, products and services to assure that your network is always connected, always on.   

ETA's Education Forum 

Co-located with IWCE for the fourth year in a row, ETA International is proud to provide training through outside vendors in popular technology areas related to ETA certification. ETA's partners will provide in-depth training in several key areas of expertise. Following each training class, ETA will provide opportunities to test in each area. In addition, a series of Short Courses organized by ETA will take place on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. For speaking opportunities, visit

Special Events 

Special Events that take place during the week, including Keynote Addresses, the General Session, Town Hall Meetings and Networking Reception, are open to all badged attendees. 

Exhibit Hall 

Continue your education by taking some time to visit the Exhibit Hall featuring over 400 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and trends in the industry. The Exhibit Hall is open Wednesday from 10 am - 5:30 pm and Thursday from 10 am - 5 pm.

Check back in the fall for more detailed information, including a conference-at-a-glance!