2017 Presentations

Tuesday, May 16


Welcome

Cheryl J. Greathouse, President, APCO International

Keynote: FirstNet Update
Michael Poth, CEO, FirstNet

FirstNet State Plans: Preparing for FirstNet’s Deployment
Richard Reed, Chief Customer Officer (CCO), FirstNet

Mobile Apps and the FirstNet Network
Mark Golaszewski, Director of Applications, First Responder Network Authority

Break

FirstNet Overview
Jim Bugel, Vice President, FirstNet State Plans and Acquisitions, AT&T Public Safety Solutions

Making Public Safety Apps as Safe and Effective as Possible
Mark Reddish, Senior Counsel & Manager of Government Relations, APCO International

Networking Lunch

Differentiation of Next Generation 911 System Designs
William Mikucki, Director of Engineer and Operations, NG9-1-1, Advanced Technology Solutions, General Dynamics Information Technology ; Thomas R. Sammons, Jr., ENP, Principal Systems Engineer, NG9-1-1, Advanced Technology Solutions, General Dynamics Information Technology

PSAP Cyber Attack – A Thanksgiving Story
Timothy Lorello, President & CEO, SecuLore Solutions, LLC

Break

Enhancing Public Safety with the Advanced Warning and Response Network (AWARN)
John M. Lawson, Executive Director, AWARN Alliance
Red Grasso, Deputy Director of FirstNetNC, North Carolina Department of Information Technology

Tech Talks (2)

GIS Basics for PSAPs and NG9-1-1
Mike King, Global Industry Manager, Esri

Smart Public Safety: Advanced Sensors, Automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) in NG9-1-1
Bill Mertka, Sr. Product Planning Consultant, Motorola Solutions

Tech Talks (2)

Smart Homes + Smart Devices = Smarter First Responders
Ray Lehr, Chief, Clear Management Consulting

The Path to 5G and Its Impact on Internet of Things
Justin Blair, Director, Wireless Business Products, Product and New Business, Verizon

Closing
Holly Wayt, 2nd Vice President, APCO International

Wednesday, May 17


Welcome

Martha Carter, 1st Vice President, APCO International

APCO Policy Update
Jeff Cohen, Chief Counsel & Director of Government Relations, APCO International

The Path to NG 9-1-1
Jay English, Public Safety Program Manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center, National Coordinating Center for Communications
Richard Taylor, Executive Director, North Carolina 911 Board

Break

Case Study: Real Time Response – How Video Is Changing EMS
Eyal Eliyashiv, Chief Operating Officer, Carbyne Homeland Security Ltd.

How Innovation in the Wireless Industry Is Improving 9-1-1 Location Accuracy
Ryan Jensen, Director Technology & Compliance, SMTS, T-Mobile

Supplemental Location in Next Generation 9-1-1
Doug Kesser, Director, Public Safety Strategies, Comtech Telecommunications Corp.; Jon Harmer, Chief Marketing Officer, Laaser Critical Communications, LLC

Networking Lunch

Next Gen Tech Policymakers
Jeff Cohen, Chief Counsel & Director of Government Relations, APCO International; Dorothy A. Spears-Dean, Ph.D., Public Safety Communications Coordinator, Integrated Services Program (ISP), Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA); David Furth, Deputy Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission; John Branscome, Senior Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Cybersecurity for Public Safety Communications
Jay English, Public Safety Program Manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center, National Coordinating Center for Communications

Closing
Brent Lee, Immediate Past President, APCO International