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Tuesday, March 05

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

The Public Safety community is served by a variety of communications systems today. The primary means of communications for these responders is voice; however, data over broadband networks has also become a critical method of information exchange. First responders need to discover, access, and consume mission relevant information while maintaining...
Speakers
Dusty Rhoads

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Emergency Communications Division (ECD)m US DHS
US Department of Homeland Security

Gerald Reardon

Vice Chair; Chief and Chief Engineer
SAFECOM, City of Cambridge Fire Department

John Contestabile

Program Manager, Emergency Preparedness &Response Systems
Johns Hopkins, Applied Physics Lab

Niki Papazoglakis

Director
Mobility Acceleration Coalition


Tuesday, March 05

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Hear from partner Public Safety Technology Alliance as they describe the changing world of public safety communications and what they can do for you. 
Speakers
Jason Karp

Principal
The Public Safety Network

Maggie Goodrich

Retired CIO for Public Safety City of LA and Chair of the Board
Public Safety Technology Alliance

TJ Kennedy

Co-Founder
The Public Safety Network


Tuesday, March 05

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Hear how Las Vegas’s Innovation District downtown highlighting all the Smart City pilots underway there that employ wireless technology in some fashion.
Speakers
Don Jacobson

IT Business Partner for Innovation
Innovate Vegas

Joanne Wadsworth


Innovate Vegas


Tuesday, March 05

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Speaker
Sridhar Kowdley

Program Manager, DHS Science &Technology Directorate, Office for Interoperability & Compatibility
U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Tuesday, March 05

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) is a national non-profit assessment and certification organization that provides thorough, independent assessments of knowledge and skills and provides verified worker certification in order to enhance safety, reduce workplace risk, improve quality, encourage training, and recognize the skilled professionals who work on towers and other...
Speaker
Benjamin Afton, CSP, CHST

ESH&S Manager - Telecom Division
Black & Veatch Corporation


Tuesday, March 05

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

In this innovative open discussion, learn how this organization can help you to make your operations more safe, secure, and resilient. 
Speaker
Peter Murray

Executive Director
Dense Networks


Tuesday, March 05

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

This session will provide a "year in review" of key milestones and accomplishments with public safety broadband in the U.S. Key leaders within NPSTC will discuss this rapidly changing landscape with a focus on issues that impact first responders at the operational level. Learn the top 10 issues that will...
Speakers
Barry Fraser

Former General Manager, BayRICS Authority

Chris Kindelspire

LMR to LTE Working Group Chair
NPSTC

Jason Matthews

Sergeant/COML
Lake County Sheriff's Office (FL)

Kevin McGinnis MPS, EMT-P

Communications Technology Advisor
National Association of State EMS Officials


Tuesday, March 05

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Speakers
Bryce Stirton

Co-Founder & President
ResponderXLabs / Responder Corp

Nathanial Wish

Founder & CEO
ResponderXLabs / Responder Corp.


Thursday, March 07

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Dignatarios y profesionales en comunicaciones de Puerto Rico delinearán y discutirán el efecto inmediato del huracán María en la infraestructura de la red de comunicaciones de emergencia. Escuche cómo evaluaron el impacto y coordinaron un plan de restauración con FEMA para restaurar las comunicaciones del sistema en la isla lo...
Speakers
Jeya Selvaratnam

Technology Consultant
Consultant - JVCKENWOOD

Jose Jaime Romero

Presidente
Codecom, Inc.


Thursday, March 07

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Para muchos lugares de comuniciones, el sol y el viento son a menudo la única fuente de energía confiable. Pero, porque muchos de ellos fracasan? Incluso en areas muy soleadas? Entendiendo los principios básicos de diseño profesional de fuera-de-red (off-grid) para sistemas inalámbricos y lugares de comunicaciones es a menudo...
Speakers
Carlos Giraldo

International Business Development Manager

Mission Critical Energy Inc.

Russell Borum


Morningstar Corp.


Thursday, March 07

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Uno de los aspectos más atractivos de la tan publicitada migración a "radio digital" ha sido la facilidad con la cual las organizaciones serían capaces de rastrear a sus usuarios de radio en el campo usando el GPS.  Si bien esta tecnología ha transformado completamente nuestra forma de vida en...
Speaker
Edwin Garcia

Senior Sales Engineer, North America
Omnitronics


Friday, March 08

8:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The complexity of communications management and the execution of services required at an emergency incident has expanded significantly since the establishment of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS). SAFECOM and the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC) recognized the changing environment and created a Communications...
Speakers
Chris Lombard

Captain
Communications/Special Operations
City of Seattle
Seattle Fire Department

Dan Hawkins

OEC Coordinator Region VIII
Office of Emergency Communications, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Dan Wills

Program Analyst
Office of Emergency Communications, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Wes Rogers

Communications Specialist
US Department of Homeland Security