Comms Connect 2019 – ACCF Workshop

Comms Connect 2019 – ACCF Workshop

Mark Wood

Melbourne Convention Centre 26 November, 2019 1:30 pm — 5:15 pm

CUTTING THROUGH THE HYPE — CURRENT PROGRESS OF STANDARDISED MISSION-CRITICAL LMR AND BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES FOR BUSINESS- AND MISSION-CRITICAL STAKEHOLDERS

Join us to to hear insights on global progress being made in LMR digital (TETRA, P25 & DMR) and broadband (4G/5G) open standards for business- and mission-critical stakeholders. Supporting vertical market case studies on LMR, broadband and hybrid solutions, paths for interoperability underpinned by interworking standards efforts and how leading vendors/network providers are addressing LMR/MC broadband for voice, data and security to support end-user requirements embracing open standards Radio and Mission-Critical Broadband Open Standards.

Case studies may target specific end user groups, e.g. mining or public safety, or may be a more general paper with broader audience appeal that should address how our LMR/Radio Communications industry continues to meet the needs of the above verticals with new solutions.

Program:

Workshop introduction:
Anton Abrahams — Chairman/Director, ACCF

Status of International Digital LMR and mission-critical broadband digital standards including interworking and control centres
Tony Gray — CEO, TCCA

International spectrum trends — harmonisation for future mission-critical broadband

Jamie Chard — Senior Network Consultant, Nokia Networks and Solutions, Australia

Voice interoperability, multi bearer switching and application integration for mission-critical operations
Sohan Domingo — Product Manager Software. Tait Radio

International case study 1:  Guangzhou Government/Metro and MX Link (Mexico SMVNO)
Kaddour Rebiai — Sales Director APAC, Airbus Secure Communications

Case study 2: Private LTE for resources industries
Craig Copes — Solutions Architect, Aqura Technologies

Hybrid TETRA & LTE transforming transportation sector (including case study Sydney North West Metro)
Sam Lister —Business Development Manager, MCS Digital

Insights into International mission-critical deployments — voice — data — security specifics:

– Utility Korea: JEON, Soo Ki — Senior Manager ICT Team, Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)
– Oil and gas TATNEFT Russia: Niiaz Shakirov — Project Manager Telecoms, TISSCOMS, Russia
– Transport rail/Metra India: Devdarsh Jain — Director Marketing, Consort Digital India
– Shared Government – Korea Safenet update:  Steve Hwang — Steering Committee Member, Safe-Net Forum, BDM, Public Sector APAC, Nokia

Critical communications Solutions Showcase — MC products/applications, current and future outlook:

– Implications of Industry 4.0 and 5G for mission-critical network: Barbara Noonan — Head of Public Safety Sector APAC, Nokia Enterprise

Panel Session/Questions & Answers
Moderator: Kevin Graham — Director, ACCF and Managing Director Global Digital Solutions
Presenter panel plus other subject matter experts