2016 Presentations

Monday, May 16


FirstNet: The Early Builder Perspective

The Early Builder’s Perspective: New Mexico
Michael Rohrbacher, RF/LMR Engineering Manager, Department of Information Technology, State of New Mexico

JerseyNet: Our Broadband Network and Support of Public Safety Events
Frederick Scalera, Bureau Chief, Interoperability Communications Bureau, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness; Captain David M. Brady, New Jersey State Police Communications Bureau

Tech Talks: 9-1-1 Edition

IoPST: Devices, Networks and Systems
Mike Wengrovitz, VP of Innovation, Mutualink

Using Video Games to Demonstrate Public Safety Broadband to Firefighters
Kelly Castle, Program Manager, OhioFirst.Net Program; Brandon Abley, Televate

ESInet and Network Management – A Case Study
Chuck Spalding, 9-1-1 Director, Palm Beach County, FL

Keynote Address
The Honorable Frank Pallone, U.S. House of Representatives

Next Generation Tech Policy-Makers Panel
Moderator: Jeff Cohen, Chief Counsel & Director of Government Relations, APCO International

Panelists: David Furth, Deputy Bureau Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission; David Goldman, Chief Counsel for Communications and Technology, Minority Staff, Energy and Commerce Committee, U.S. House of Representatives; Dorothy A. Spears-Dean, Ph.D., Public Safety Communications Coordinator, Integrated Services Program (ISP), Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA)

9-1-1 Location Accuracy Update

An Overview and Update on Efforts to Improve 9-1-1 Location Accuracy
Matthew Gerst, Director, Regulatory Affairs, CTIA

Improving 9-1-1 Location Accuracy
Jeff Cohen, Chief Counsel & Director of Government Relations, APCO International

Location Tech Demo
John Snapp, VP, Sr. Technical Officer, WestImproving 9-1-1 Location Accuracy

Indoor Location Accuracy using Enterprise Wi-Fi in Real-Time
Marc Linsner, Consulting Engineer, Cisco

Modernizing the Nation’s 9-1-1 System
Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

NG9-1-1 & FirstNet
Jay English, Director, Comm Center & 911 Services, APCO International

Tuesday, May 17


Keynote: FirstNet Update

Michael Poth, CEO, FirstNet

Securing Public Safety Networks
Jay English, Director, Comm Center & 911 Services, APCO International

DoD Applications of LTE: Lessons Learned for Public Safety
Mark Raczynski, Wireless Broadband Architect, General Dynamics Mission Systems

OEC and the New Emergency Communications Landscape
Ronald T. Hewitt, Director, DHS Office of Emergency Communications

Tech Talks: LTE

Local Control in the Public Safety Enterprise
TJ Kennedy, President, FirstNet;  Jeff Posner, Senior Applications Architect, FirstNet

Commercial LTE Networks and Quality of Service for Public Safety
Jeff Carl, Director, Market Development, AT&T

5G: The Next Generation of Wireless Broadband

5G: The Next Generation of Wireless Broadband
Patrik Ringqvist, Principal Solutions Manager, Industry & Society, Ericsson

5G Leadership in the U.S.
Scott Bergmann, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, CTIA

Effective Apps for Public Safety and Emergency Response
Moderator: Mark Reddish, Senior Counsel & Manager of Government Relations, APCO International

Panelists:
App Development with Higher Ed
Chris Rider, Director, Center for Applied Informatics, Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics

Great Public Safety Apps and Their Lifecycles
Britt Kane, Founder & CEO, Intrepid Networks

Mobile App Security & Privacy
Tom Karygiannis, VP of Product, Kryptowire

FirstNet Apps Overview
Jeff Posner, Senior Applications Architect, FirstNet