Closing panel discussion: Critical communications: the next 10 years

We are clearly living through a process of digital transformation of modern societies and economies, which is changing the way we live, work and protect ourselves. As we move into a 5G era of hyper-connectivity of all people and all ‘things’, best-effort communications is no longer acceptable. In order to deliver secure, reliable, always-available services […]

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IoT PANEL DISCUSSION: Data sharing and security in an IoT world

The panel will discuss the importance of Data Sharing and security. There are many popular reasons why sensitive data is not shared and there are emerging strategies to overcome these challenges. Data sharing enables innovation so we must find a way. First responders are capturing a lot of data and sharing insights is the first […]

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Analysing and improving IoT security using the OWASP Top 10

Insecure IoT devices present a significant threat to network connectivity and security. We can use the OWASP Top 10 to look at the most common issues and how these might be resolved in the future. Tom Isaacson – Systems Connectivity Engineer, Navico

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Voice interoperability, multibearer switching and application integration for mission-critical operations

In this session Sohan Domingo will present that the future of mission-critical networks will involve a combination of different bearer networks for voice communication between users in the field and control centre operators. A bearer combination of this sort needs a redundant and robust integrated back-end infrastructure along with the front-end vehicle communication components to […]

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Is DMR over satellite the next solution?

Digital mobile radio (DMR) technology offers reliable and flexible voice communication services anywhere a communications network is required. With the proliferation of VoIP, DMR networks may be interconnected to build larger systems via local or wide area IP networks. In most cases fibre or copper backhaul can be utilised to interconnect these systems. However, in […]

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Voice and data — Playing a critical role in public transport provision in Australia and New Zealand

Buses are a significant public transport mode in all major cities. The bus sector provides extensive public transport coverage in all of Australia’s & NZ capital cities, including regular timetabled services and school buses to the community. In this presentation, you will hear how Transdev has used innovation to met its Government KPIs through improved operational […]

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Low interference potential devices — what are they?

The reason I decided to do this presentation is because of a statement I once heard a long time ago. To ASSUME makes an ASS out of YOU and ME.  The fact is that most people in Australia DO NOT KNOW the ‘LIPD Class Licence’ exists and yet they use devices authorised by it every […]

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The importance of trust preserving data sharing in the IoT context

Ghislaine will talk about the Australian Computer Society data sharing work and how the NSW Data Analytics Centre have been working on solving some of the most difficult trust issues with sensitive data. This work is leading to international standards progress and has relevance to the first responder community as well. Ghislaine Entwisle – Director, […]

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Security and IoT — The things to be concerned about and best practice for protecting your business, your data, your sensors and your networks

Geof will talk about the IoT Security challenge and what the IoT Alliance Australia is doing about some of these challenges. Security impacts all ten layers of an IoT solution. I will introduce this model and share some experiences. Geof Heydon – Principal Consultant, IoT Alliance Australia    

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Changing the 4G and 5G RAN deployment economics paradigm with OpenRAN

In the past few years, MNOs globally and in Australia have begun deployment of 4G and 5G-upgradeable OpenRAN-based radio access networks. David Cooke of Parallel Wireless will review spectrum strategy, design considerations and deployment strategies to reduce cost and seamlessly integrate into an existing 4G network and will highlight key OpenRAN use cases across the […]

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