International Wireless Communications Expo 2013: IWCE 2013

 

 

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Date and Time Session # Session Title
Monday, March 11    
8:30 am - 4:30 pm FD1 Project Management
8:30 am - 4:30 pm FD2 Test & Measurement 101
     
8:30 am - 12:00 pm M101 RF for the IT Manager
8:30 am - 12:00 pm M102 New Technology Review for the RF Professional
8:30 am - 12:00 pm M103 M2M and Smart Grid Communications Architectures
8:30 am - 12:00 pm M104 Interoperability for Planned Events
8:30 am - 12:00 pm M105 Wireless Surveillance Ecosystem
     
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm M201 Next-Generation Wireless Networks: 4G, LTE and Broadband
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm M202 In-Building Wireless and DAS Fundamentals
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm M203 Project 25 Foundations and System Interface Updates for 2013
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm M204 Incident Communications Management Overview
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm M205 Wireless Backhaul 101 – From Microwave to IP/MPLS
     
8:30 am - 4:30 pm 2TR LTE Voice Options and Operations
8:00 am - 5:00 pm E/L969 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position-Specific: Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course (E/L969)
     
Tuesday, March 12    
8:30 am - 4:30 pm FD3 Practical Wireless Communications Engineering
8:30 am - 12:00 pm T301 P25 User’s Perspective and Customer Applications Update for 2013
8:30 am - 12:00 pm T302 Layering LTE Technology on Existing Systems
8:30 am - 12:00 pm T303 Spectrum & Licensing Workshop
8:30 am - 12:00 pm T304 TETRA for North America
8:30 am - 12:00 pm T305 Hands-On IP for Radio Technicians
8:30 am - 12:00 pm T306 Advanced Wireless Backhaul
     
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm T401 Introduction to Microcells, Picocells and Small Cells
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm T402 Sharing the 700 MHz Public Safety Broadband Network with Utilities
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm T403 System Planning and Procurement
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm T404 Cybersecurity for Critical Networks and Systems
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm T405 Digital Mobile Radio for LMR Technicians
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm T406 Software Applications for Communications Systems
     
8:30 am - 4:30 pm 2TR LTE Voice Options and Operations
8:00 am - 5:00 pm E/L969 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position-Specific: Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course (E/L969)
     
Wednesday, March 13    
8:30 am - 10:00 am   Opening Keynote Address: Robert O'Neill, Team Leader, SEAL Team Six 2004-2012
10:00 am - 6:30 pm   Exhibit Hall Open
     
11:00 am - 12:15 pm W01 FirstNet: The Technology Discussion
11:00 am - 12:15 pm W02 Deploying Tablets to Your Workforce or Agents
11:00 am - 12:15 pm W03 What is the Future of T-Band?
11:00 am - 12:15 pm W04 Critical Elements in Planning Your Radio System
11:00 am - 12:15 pm W05 Implementing TETRA in Utilities and Transportation
11:00 am - 12:15 pm W06 NPSTC Discusses Current Events
     
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm   Dealer Workshop and Lunch: Selling in the New Millennium
     
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm W07 FirstNet Governance Considerations: Modeling a Nationwide Network
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm W08 New Apps for Two-Way Radios Users
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm W09 Coverage Where You Need It – From In-Building to Underground
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm W10 Radio System Specifications: The Art of Getting What You Want
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm W11 Upgrading Airport Communications: Case Studies
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm W12 National Emergency Communications Plan 2.0: Updating the National Strategy for Interoperable Communications
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm   Comparando tecnologías digitales – Elija sus comunicaciones de próxima generación
     
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm W13 FirstNet Standards, Testing and Measuring Network Performance
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm W14 Exploring the Future of P25 Digtal Radio
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm W15 Interference Roundtable
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm W16 Selecting a Consultant for Your System Implementation or Upgrade
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm W17 VHF/UHF SCADA Communications – Narrowbanding and Cybersecurity Concerns
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm W18 Emergency Alerts – Where We Are and Where We Are Going
     
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm W19 Preparing for Public Safety LTE
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm W20 IP in an LMR (and LTE) World
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm W21 High-Frequency and NVIS as a “New” Alternative
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm W22 LTE: What If You’re Not Ready Yet?
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm W23 Smart Grid, Advanced Metering and Field Service Software for Utilities
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm W24 The Evolution of Firefighter Communications
     
8:00 am - 5:00 pm E/L969 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position-Specific: Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course (E/L969)
     
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm   Networking Reception on the Expo Floor
     
Thursday, March 14    
8:30 am - 9:45 am   General Session: FirstNet: Redefining Broadband
10:00 am - 5:00 pm   Exhibit Hall Open
     
9:45 am - 11:00 am TH01 Case Studies in Interoperability and Governance
9:45 am - 11:00 am TH02 CIO Leadership in the Age of Broadband
9:45 am - 11:00 am TH03 Life After Narrowbanding: Was It Worth the Effort?
9:45 am - 11:00 am TH04 Backhaul and High-Speed Considerations for Any Organization
9:45 am - 11:00 am TH05 What FirstNet Means to Utilities: Access, Sharing and Interoperability
9:45 am - 11:00 am TH06 Communications Technology's Role in Disaster Response Efforts
9:45 am - 11:00 am TH07 Connected Healthcare: Future of Wireless in Medicine
     
11:15 am - 12:30 pm TH08 Connected Communities: Interoperable Broadband Solutions
11:15 am - 12:30 pm TH09 What is Cloud Computing and What Does It Mean to Me?
11:15 am - 12:30 pm TH10 Identifying Spectrum Sharing Opportunities: Infrastructure, Operations and Maintenance
11:15 am - 12:30 pm TH11 Understanding Power Options
11:15 am - 12:30 pm TH12 Comparing Digital Technologies for Critical Infrastructure
11:15 am - 12:30 pm TH13 NG911 – Emergency Calling and Communications in the 21st Century
11:15 am - 12:30 pm TH14 RFID: More Than Just a Logistics Tool
     
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm   Lunch and Learn: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Technology Options and Policy Considerations
     
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TH15 Interoperable Communications for Incident Management
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TH16 Voice over LTE: PTT, Timing and Reality
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TH17 Spectrum Auctions and Negotiations
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TH18 Planning and Partnering for Regional Networks in the Age of the National Broadband Network
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TH19 Broadband Advances in the Transportation Industry
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TH20 The Coolest Gear for Public Safety Technology Users
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TH21 VIPs and Crowd Control: Communications Plans for High-Security, High Attended Events
     
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm BOSE Locating and Resolving Carrier Interference in a Post-Rebanding 800 MHz World
     
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm   IWCE Job Fair
     
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm TH22 Coordination Across International Borders
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm TH23 Massachusetts: A Case Study in Broadband Technology Planning
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm TH24 Planning the Rural Communications Network
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm TH25 Understanding Network Reliability and Disaster Recovery: What Happens When the Command Center Goes Dark?
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm TH26 Machine to Machine in the Transportation Universe
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm TH27 Finding the Money: Technology Grants for Public Safety
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm TH28 Buildings and Campuses: Creating a Secure, Interoperable Communications Network
     
Friday, March 15    
8:30 pm - 9:45 pm   General Session: From LMR to LTE: Pathway to the Future



10:00 am - 12:00 pm F01 Ways Wireless is Changing the World
10:00 am - 11:00 am F02 Testing Receivers for Narrowband Readiness
10:00 am - 12:00 pm F03 Your Tower from the Ground Up: Protecting Your Investment
10:00 am - 12:00 pm F04 Multi-Site, Multi-Point and Multicast: Success Stories in Critical Infrastructure Deployments
10:00 am - 12:00 pm F05 The Next Critical Step for Public Safety Communications: Where Do We Go from Here?
10:00 am - 11:00 am F06 What Do You Do When iDEN Goes Away?
11:10 am - 12:10 pm F07 Multi-Band Radios: Connecting Radio Users and Their Neighbors
11:10 am - 12:10 pm F08 What Does LTE Mean to the Mobile Workforce?