ProfileDr. Fidel Liberal is a well-recognized expert in Mission Critical communications and NG112/NG-9-1-1 systems. He currently works in the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) where he leads different R&D projects related to mission critical communications and 5G. He has also been involved with relevant stakeholders in the sector such as TCCA, EENA, PSCE and standardization bodies such as ETSI, 3GPP and ITU-T and has co-authored more than 75 international journal and conference papers. He has also co-founded two start-ups. Recently he has focused on pushing open and standardized mission critical ecosystems in his role as coordinator of the Mission Critical Open Platform (MCOP) www.mcopenplatform.org project.