FirstNet at IWCE 2018

March 1, 2018

Join the First Responder Network Authority to discuss how FirstNet will transform the future of public safety communications

The First Responder Network Authority looks forward to participating in the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) 2018 from March 5-9. At this year’s event in Orlando, Florida, leadership from the First Responder Network Authority will discuss progress in the deployment of FirstNet, as well as the latest on FirstNet programs to drive innovation for first responders and transform the future of public safety communications.

On Wednesday, March 7, please join CEO Mike Poth for a keynote address on how FirstNet is transforming the marketplace for public safety technology. And join us at any number of sessions all week during the FirstNet IWCE track. We look forward to seeing you there!

MONDAY, March 5

  • Monday, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm: FirstNet and LMR Coexistence: Planning for Interoperability and Migration (Room N220AB)
  • Chuck Shaughnessy, Senior Advisor for Public Safety Communications Technology, CTO, First Responder Network Authority

TUESDAY, March 6

  • Tuesday, 8:30 am – 11:30 am: NG911 and FirstNet – Powerful Together (Room N220AB)
  • Bill Hinkle, 9-1-1 Senior Advisor, First Responder Network Authority
  • Tuesday, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm: The FirstNet Kitchen Sink: Priority, Preemption, Cybersecurity and Local Control Concerns (Room N220AB)
  • Jeff Bratcher, Chief Technology Officer, First Responder Network Authority

WEDNESAY, March 7

  • Wednesday, 9:15 am – 10:00 am: Keynote Address, Mike Poth, CEO, First Responder Network Authority (Room IWCE Theater)
  • Wednesday, 10:15 am – 11:30 am: Are You Ready for FirstNet? Preparing Your Agency (Room N220AB)
  • Dave Buchannan, Director of Consultation, First Responder Network Authority
  • Wednesday, 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm: The FirstNet Applications Ecosystem (Room N220AB)
  • Mark Golaszweski, Director of Applications, CTO, First Responder Network Authority
  • Wednesday, 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm: Beyond the FirstNet Network (Room N220AB)
  • Dave Buchannan, Director of Consultation, First Responder Network Authority

THURSDAY, March 8

  • Thursday, 10:15 am – 11:30 am: New Technologies for EMS: Connected and Saving Lives (Room N220F)
  • Kevin McGinnis, FirstNet Board Member
  • Thursday, 2:15 pm – 3:30pm: Next Generation Robots/Drones – Advanced Capabilities for Autonomous Emergency Response (Room N2207)
  • Bill Schrier, Senior Advisor, First Responder Network Authority
  • Thursday, 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Fun With FirstNet: Emergency Response in the Year 2030 (Room N220AB)
  • Bill Schrier, Senior Advisor, First Responder Network Authority

FRIDAY, March 9

  • Friday, 8:15 am – 9:30am: Will Firefighter Communications Ever Improve? (Room N320GH)
  • Mike Worrell, Fire Service Senior Advisory, First Responder Network Authority
  • Friday, 9:45 am – 11:00 am: Breaking News: Now the Hard Work Begins for FirstNet and the Local Agencies (Room N220AB)
  • Dave Buchanan, Director of Consultation, First Responder Network Authority
  • Friday, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm: FirstNet and Smart Cities in the Near Future (Room N220AB)
  • Bill Schrier, Senior Advisor, First Responder Network Authority

 

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