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Monday, March 04

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Radio systems are transforming into intelligent systems which are using public and private IP based communication systems, applications and services. RF professionals are expected to understand, recommend, and implement new capabilities for their public safety systems including smart public safety, video AI, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud services, IP capable...
Speaker
Lawrence Harte

Managing Director
IPTV Magazine


Monday, March 04

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Together, IoT, AI, AR, ubiquitous connectivity, cloud and analytics are enabling all-new types of communications and engagement experiences. Some of these scenarios and use-cases will be mundane and others profound, but there’s an expectation that all will appear seamless as people move throughout their day. A key ingredient for success...
Speaker
Arun Rajasekaran

Director of Engineering
Plantronics

Now that drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles have become ubiquitous, review the various regulations that apply to flying them. Licenses are expected in most cases, even for the casual flyer. Line of site rules apply, but as drones are used for public safety, utilities, and other business organizations, have...
Speakers
Anna Gomez

Partner
Wiley Rein LLP

David Price

Co-Founder
Drone Consultant Group


Monday, March 04

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

With the advent of mobile phone technology, the 911 center isn’t currently working like it should. PSAPs have been promised major improvements both with data and 911 calls, but many don’t have the budget for any additional technology. Discuss the 911 call, and how citizens, increasingly reliant on smartphones, expect...
Speakers
Jeff Robertson

Senior Vice President / General Manager of Public Safety
RapidSOS

Larry Helms

PremierOne Area Sales Manager - US East
Motorola Solutions

Lawrence Hicks

VP Engineering
InterTalk Critical Information Systems Inc.

Laxman Singh Rana

Administrative Officer (Operations)/Project Manager (Control Room)
Centralised Accident & Trauma Services (CATS)

Mark Fletcher

Chief Architect, Worldwide Public-Safety Solution
Avaya

Michael Marusich PMP, CSM

Senior Project Manager
Liberum, LLC

Michael Salonish

Managing Director
DataTech911

Sami Honkaniemi

CVO
Mentura Group


Tuesday, March 05

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Drones and unmanned aerial vehicles can be a valuable tool to many different industries. Public safety can use them to find missing people, surveil disaster areas, provide a bird’s eye view to monitor any incident or gathering as well as work as a deployable network to provide additional coverage in...
Speakers
Anna Gomez

Partner
Wiley Rein LLP

Dan Gettinger

Co-Director
Center for the Study of Drones

Phil Burks

CEO
The Genesis Group / Phirst Technologies, LLC

Todd Schlekeway

Executive Director
NATE

Tom Brinkoetter

Consultant
RadioSiteTest

William Rockwell GISP

GIS Coordinator
Village of Vernon Hills


Tuesday, March 05

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Today, new technology including augmented reality, drones, and artificial intelligence (AI) can work together to provide greatly enhanced situational awareness. This new form of data visualization can help responders understand a scene better, improve decision making, and respond to fast-moving situations more confidently. This discussion will explore how FirstNet and broadband connectivity, coupled with...
Speaker
Bert Van Der Zaag

Senior Manager User Experience Design
Motorola Solutions


Wednesday, March 06

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

The National Public Safety Broadband Network is now here, bringing the benefits of 4G networks to our nation’s First Responders. With this comes the evaluation of these networks to 5G capabilities. These capabilities are essential to accelerating the successful deployment and true value of a broadband network. Find out how...
Speakers
Hansen Chan

Product Marketing Manager
Nokia

Sheikh Hafiz

Product Engineer
Assured Wireless

Thomas Bilotta

CEO
Assured Wireless Corporation


Wednesday, March 06

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Smart cities need smart and connected buildings. Learn what in a building can be connected to improve network reliability and reduce operational costs for both the owner and the utility. Then examine how smart buildings can assist public safety when there is an incident or a need within or in...
Speakers
Kern Davis

Vice President: Business Development & Consulting Services
CTS

Luke Lucas

Senior Manager Engineering Business Development
T-Mobile

Paul Fettuccia

President & General Manager
ANS Advanced Network Services LLC

Rich Berliner

CEO/Publisher
Fifth Gen Media LLC / Connected Real Estate Magazine

Tim Moynihan

Sr. Vice President, Marketing
SOLiD