Conference Program /

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Thursday, 27 July


Welcome: Paul Davis – Events Director, WFevents


Public Safety Ecosystem and Interoperability

Craig Anderson  Director ICT Service Development, Public Safety Business Agency

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Deployable trunked radio networks: The tropical cyclone Debbie operation

Craig Stolte — A/Superintendent GWN Executive Manager, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

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Morning Break

Optimising public and private data networks for communications assurance across diverse geographies

James Wetherall  Industry Solutions Manager – Emergency Services, Trapeze Group – Asia Pacific

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Spectrum for private LTE Networks

Andrew May – Licensing Manager, Spectrum Engineering Australia

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Is Satellite able to fill the gap

Neil Jamieson  Managing Director, Wireless Innovation

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LTE 101 — Its strengths, weaknesses and application

Simon Lardner  Director, Challenge Networks

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Considerations for Public Safety in a Broadband World

Tim Whitfield — Product Marketing Manager, Zetron Australia

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Lunch Break

TETRA in Brisbane Hotel and Casino

Malcolm Davies  Account Manager, Radlink Communications

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Delivering Project & Engineering Excellence on Converged Network Upgrades

Extended Session: Workshop (90mins)                          

Andrew Smith – Engineering Solutions Manager, Tait Communications Asia-Pacific Region

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Future proofing a DAS: securing your assets

Franz Obermoser – Telecommunications Project Engineer, Wood & Grieve Engineers

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The future for critical messaging

Brad Welch  General Manager, TPL Systems Asia Pacific

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Afternoon Break

Integrated operations using smart, connected networks

David Abel  Business Development Consultant, Harris Corporation

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Critical communications – the way ahead?

Open Forum Discussion

Moderator: Ian Miller – ARCIA

Presentation availableSimon Lardner

Presentation availableGeoff Spring

ARCIA Networking Drinks and Industry Dinner