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Keynote Addresses

Wednesday, March 7 • 8:30 - 9:15 am
Thaddeus Arroyo, CEO, FirstNet Built with AT&T

FREE TO ALL ATTENDEES


Keynote Address

Wednesday, March 7 • 9:15 - 10:00 am
Michael Poth, CEO, FirstNet

FREE TO ALL ATTENDEES


Afternoon Keynote Address

Wednesday, March 7 • 1:45 - 2:30 pm
Michael Maiorana, Senior Vice President, Public Sector, Verizon Enterprise Solutions

FREE TO ALL ATTENDEES

 
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Isle of IWCE Networking Reception

Wednesday, March 7 • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

FREE TO ALL ATTENDEES

Join us for this Mediterranean inspired event! This year's celebration will take place on the level 2 outdoor plaza just off the North Concourse and is FREE for all badged IWCE attendees. Don't miss out on this opportunity to network with your industry peers while enjoying some time off the show floor.


General Session: Rethinking Wireless

Thursday, March 8 • 8:30 – 9:45 am
Moderator: Donny Jackson, Editor, IWCE's Urgent Communications

FREE TO ALL ATTENDEES

As the wireless landscape is changing on both the LMR and cellular sides, the conversation needs to change. Commercial networks are not what they used to be, and the role for private networks is changing. Get an overview of many of the key concepts to modern wireless networks as we move towards 5G, HetNets and smart cities. Densification, white box, fronthaul, software-defined networking (SDN) and network-function virtualization (NFV)– understand the terms, technology and what they all mean to current wireless and radio networks.

Panelists

Rishi Bhaskar, Vice President - North America Government Markets, Ericsson

Justin Blair, Director, Wireless Business Products, Verizon Wireless

Don Wingo, Senior Product Manager, JVCKENWOOD USA Corp.

Tre Zimmerman, Co-Founder and CTO, Ubicquia


IWCE's Young Professionals Awards

Thursday, March 8 • 9:45 am – 10:15 am

FREE TO ALL ATTENDEES

IWCE will be recognizing young professionals under 35 who are growing and excelling in the communications technology field. These individuals are executing some of our industry's most innovative ideas, showing creativity and initiative.

Click here to see the winners 


Town Hall Meetings

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FREE TO ALL ATTENDEES

Discover what some of our association and government partners have been up to as they present their latest initiatives. See presentations from Department of Homeland Security, NPSTC and GWTCA to name a few.