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Select Criteria: Session Type = Town Hall Meetings (free to attend)

Tuesday, March 05

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room:   N253
  • Session Number:  TM3
  • 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...
John Contestabile

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

Niki Papazoglakis

Mobility 4 Public Safety

Gerald Reardon (ret)

Senior Advisor
Cambridge Public Safety

Dusty Rhoads

Branch Chief
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Tuesday, March 05

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room:   N255
  • Session Number:  TM1
  • 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. 
Jason Karp

The Public Safety Network

TJ Kennedy

The Public Safety Network

Tuesday, March 05

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   N253
  • Session Number:  TM4
  • 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.
Don Jacobson

IT Business Partner for Innovation
Innovate Vegas

Joanne Wadsworth

Innovate Vegas

Tuesday, March 05

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room:   N255
  • Session Number:  TM2H
  • Tuesday, March 05, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sridhar Kowdley

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

Cuong Luu

Program Manager, Science & Technology Directorate
US Department of Homeland Security

Tuesday, March 05

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room:   N253
  • Session Number:  TM5
  • 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...
Benjamin Afton, CSP, CHST

ESH&S Manager - Telecom Division
Black & Veatch Corporation

Tuesday, March 05

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   N255
  • Session Number:  TM3H
  • 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. 
Peter Murray

Executive Director
Dense Networks

Tuesday, March 05

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room:   N253
  • Session Number:  TM6
  • 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...
Barry Fraser

Former General Manager, BayRICS Authority

Chris Kindelspire

Director Electronic Ops
Grundy County 911 / Sheriff's Office

Jason Matthews

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

  • Room:   N255
  • Session Number:  TM4H
  • Tuesday, March 05, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Thursday, March 07

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   IWCE Theater
  • Session Number:  SP1
  • 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...
Jose Jaime Romero

Codecom, Inc.

Jeya Selvaratnam

Technology Consultant
Consultant - JVCKENWOOD

Thursday, March 07

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

  • Room:   IWCE Theater
  • Session Number:  SP2
  • 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...
Russell Borum

Morningstar Corp.

Carlos Giraldo

International Business Development Manager

Mission Critical Energy Inc.

Thursday, March 07

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room:   IWCE Theater
  • Session Number:  SP3
  • 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...
Edwin Garcia

Senior Sales Engineer, North America

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...
Dan Hawkins

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

Chris Lombard

Communications/Special Operations
City of Seattle
Seattle Fire Department

Wes Rogers

Communications Specialist
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Dan Wills

Program Analyst
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency