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IWCE 2021: Defining The Future of Critical Communications

This year's comprehensive conference program focused on industry trends, executive discussions, regulatory reviews, technical instruction, cybersecurity checks and other discussions in various formats from informal roundtables to in-depth training classes. With 20 tracks, IWCE 2021 covered all the major industry progressions as the technology changes every day. From updates to push-to-talk technologies, to in-building wireless, to smart and safe cities, the program offered plenty of opportunities to expand your knowledge and discover emerging technologies in critical communications. 

Track Topics at IWCE 2021

  • 5G, Infrastructure & Connectivity, sponsored by Verizon
  • 911 & Emergency Communications
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Augmented Reality (AR) / Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Cloud
  • Disaster Comms, sponsored by Plum Laboratories
  • Drones / Robotics
  • FirstNet, sponsored by FirstNet Built by AT&T
  • Funding
  • In-Building Wireless, partnered with Safer Buildings Coalition
  • Interoperability & Interworking
  • IoT
  • LMR
  • Private LTE/Utilities, sponsored by Ligado Networks
  • Public Safety Broadband
  • Push-to-Talk & Future of Voice
  • Satellite
  • Security
  • Smart Cities & Critical Infrastructure, sponsored by Wi-Fiber

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Premium content on-demand on our virtual platform!

IWCE's new digital pass options allow you to access a variety of sessions from conference tracks, keynotes, and special events  - including the Women in Communications panel. With two pass options available, you can receive up to 122 hours of cutting-edge education from IWCE 2021. Choose from our Premium Digital-Only or Digital-Only pass options. Content is available on-demand through December 31, 2021.

IWCE 2021 Conference Track Sponsors

5G, Infrastructure & Connectivity Track Sponsor

Disaster Comms Track Sponsor

FirstNet Track Sponsor

Private LTE/Utilities Track Sponsor

Smart Cities & Critical Infrastructure Track Sponsor

In-Building Wireless Knowledge Partner

ETA's Education Forum at IWCE 2021

Co-located with IWCE 2021, ETA International provided training classes through outside vendors in popular technology areas related to ETA certification. Training classes covered several key areas of expertise, including:

DAS and BDA Design, Installation and Maintenance
General Communications Technical Training
Fiber Optics for Wireless
Microwave Fundamentals
Practical Antenna Basics
Line and Antenna Sweep Training
An Introduction to 5G
Radio Frequency Interference and Mitigation
Associate Certified Electronics Training (CET)
Cybersecurity and Information Technology Specialist Training (ITS)