Available Presentations

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Wednesday, 27 November

Opening Keynote: Global PSMB and the European BroadWay to BroadNet
Dr David Lund —
President/ Coordinator of Broadway, Public Safety Communication Europe (PSCE) Forum

A Public Safety Mobile Broadband capability for Australia
Steven Tsikaris — 
Exceutive, Infrastructure, Department of Treasury and Finance (VIC)

Underground LTE — Mine case study
Rodney Nebe —
Mine Superintendent ‒ IT Senior Network Engineer, Gold Fields Simon Lardner — CTO, Challenge Networks

Maximising interoperability by promoting open standards and open APIs
Victoria Lee
— Vice President, The Public Safety Network

Keynote: The FirstNet Roadmap
Chief Richard Carrizzo — Board Member/FirstNet, Chief/Southern Platte Fire Protection District, Kansas City, MO

Mining solutions to deliver broadband and voice services seamlessly in modern under ground mines
Johan Strydom
— Product Manager Mining and Networks, RFI

Voice interoperability, multi bearer switching and application integration for mission critical operations
Sohan Domingo — Head of Product Management ‒ Unified Solutions, Tait

What spectrum harmonisation means for the smooth migration of critical communication networks from narrowband to broadband
Jamie Chard — Senior Network Consultant, Nokia Networks and Solutions, Australia

Internet of Tracking
Stuart German — Business Development, Digital Matter

South Korea PSMB project update
Steve Hwang — Steering Committee Member, Safe-Net Forum, BDM, Public Sector APAC, Nokia

Satellite technology trends for mission-critical communications
Dr Ben Hale
— Senior Consultant, Communications, Information & Space, Nova Systems

Is DMR over satellite the next solution?
Sam Fasullo — Business Development Manager, Norsat

Technology innovation for emergency communications — how PSCR is pulling the future forward
Dereck Orr — PSCR Division Chief  Ellen Ryan — PSCR Deputy Division Chief and Open Innovation Team Lead Jack Lewis — Lead Virtual Reality Developer
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Communications Technology Laboratory

Enhancing public safety communications with datacasting
Andrew Maxymillian — Principal Consultant, Blue Wing Services, Inc.

Utility case study: KEPCO Korea — critical voice and data networks
Presented on behalf of KEPCO by Kaddour Rebiai — Director, Sales/APAC, Airbus Secure Communications

DMR Tier III — a global standard for critical communications
James Holmes — State Manager, CSE Crosscom

Transitioning local councils in to the IoT and LTE future: how digital radio systems are supporting and advancing councils across Australia
Rob Bellian — Sales Director, Simoco Wireless Solutions

Changing the 4G and 5G RAN deployment economics paradigm with OpenRAN
David Cooke
— Regional VP, Pacific, Parallel Wireless

A case study: ACT emergency service agency high bandwidth mobile radio network. Economic and independent augmentation of PSMB
Mark Austin — Director ICT and Capital Works, Justice and Community Safety, ACT Government
Ross Caston — General Manager, DLES, Amber Technology Ltd
Dale Stacey — Technical Director, SAT Pty Ltd

Building a voice and data capable TETRA network for oil and gas refinery company TATNEFT from scratch
Niiaz Shakirov — Business Development Manager, TISSCOM LTD, Russia

Next-Gen control room solutions in a converging LMR-LTE world
Ranjan Bhagat — Vice President & General Manager, Zetron

Maximising the effectiveness of legacy systems to prepare for the challenges of the future
Inspector Chris Fleckney — Head, Radio Operational Support,
Metropolitan Police Service

Low interference potential devices — what are they?
Noel Higgins — Radio Communications Consultant,
Analyse Solve & Test Pty Ltd

Global mission-critical LMR and broadband standards progress — TCCA, ETSI and 3GPP supporting programs and international partnerships
Tony Gray — Chief Executive, TCCA

Thursday, 28 November

Security and IoT — The things to be concerned about and best practice for protecting your business, your data, your sensors and your networks
Geof Heydon — Principal Consultant, IoT Alliance Australia

CLOSING PANEL SESSION: Critical communications: the next 10 years
Peter Clemons — Chief Designer, Quixoticity Index/Global Advisor, Genaker

Plenary Address: Critical communications, a continuing story
Alex Stefan
— Principal, Public Safety Centre of Excellence, Telstra Enterprise

Developing technology to support communications in hazardous environments
Doug Bowden — Senior Business Development, Sepura

The importance of trust preserving data sharing in the IoT context
Ghislaine Entwisle — Director, Protiviti

Correctly project engineering a radio network
Lawrence McKenna
— Principal Engineer (Manager), Cumarsaid

Next-generation Triple 000 — It’s happening
Chris Beatson — Director, NSW Police Force ‒ PoliceLink Command

Critical infrastructure and the value of collaborative communication prior to and during an emergency
Graham Manson
— Director & Founder, International Resilience Group Pty Ltd (IRG)

Nagpur Metro/Maha Rail — insights in to the project with current and future requirements and directions on LMR/ broadband in India
Devdarsh Jain — Director Marketing, Consort Digital

Overcoming the challenges of 5G data throughput
Steve Karandais — General Manager, Keysight Technologies

Surf Life Saving TAS: Streamlining rescue services with radio dispatch
Greg Bird
— Surf Life Saving Tasmania Communications Advisor

Hybrid technologies for critical messaging
Brad Welch —
General Manager Asia Pacific, TPL Systems Asia Pacific

Testing the network’s fibre foundation to support 5G, IoT and smart cities
Jean-Baptiste Létang
Product Line Manager, EXFO

Transitioning to a data-enabled world in a mission-critical environment
Station Officer Graham Tait AFSM — Operational Communications Systems Officer, Fire & Rescue NSW