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Wireless Communications

Learn more about what’s next for wireless communications, including the future of public safety broadband, the integration of data, and the impact of the FCC’s 6 GHz ruling on public safety communications networks. 


Track Overview

With the potential to significantly improve response outcomes, wireless technology is dramatically changing the way public safety personnel communicate. What can public safety agencies expect next? In this track, MCP subject-matter experts and industry leaders will discuss the current and future state of wireless communications and their impact on the way agencies operate, planning and preparing for the integration of mobile data, and the impact the FCC’s 6 GHz ruling will have on public safety communications. 


10 am EDT - 10:45 am EDT

The State of Wireless Communications

Public safety communications technology is evolving constantly. In this session, we will explore where we stand now and what the future looks like as it continues to work to integrate new wireless technologies into a land mobile radio world. 



Scott Neal

Vice President of Wireless Communications, MCP

Mark Athearn

Senior Program Manager & Consulting Group Leader, MCP

11 am EDT - 11:45 am EDT

Agency Roundtable: What Keeps You Up at Night About Wireless Communications?

During this roundtable discussion, public safety industry leaders will discuss their concerns about wireless technologies and the future of public safety communications, as well as what they’re doing to overcome the various challenges.



Patrick Weidel, Chief Deputy

Niagara County, NY, Sheriff's Office

Marc Kasprzak, Director of Emergency Communications

Niagara County, NY, Sheriff's Office
Mel Maier

Mel Maier, ECC Captain/Commander

Oakland County, MI

John Stevens, SWIC

State of New Hampshire



Glenn Bischoff

Content Marketing Specialist, MCP

12 pm EDT - 12:45 pm EDT

Mobile Data Planning

What do you need to know to implement mobile data into your current communications technologies? In this session, we’ll discuss the planning process for mobile data implementation and its impact on your public safety communications. 


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Nick Falgiatore, PE, ENP, MSEE

Senior Technology Specialist, MCP

Darek Wieczorek, PMP

Senior Technical Consultant, MCP

1 pm EDT - 1:45 pm EDT

Vendor Roundtable: How Does the FCC’s 6 GHz Ruling Impact Public Safety Communications?

During this roundtable discussion, members of the microwave vendor community will share their thoughts on the future of public safety microwave systems in light of the FCC’s recent 6 GHz ruling. 



Patrick Picquet, Senior Director Business Development


Jerry Hulburt, Vice President

Microwave Networks Incorporated
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Ronil Prasad, Sr. Director, Solutions Marketing and Business Development - North America

Aviat Networks

Mark Gibson, Director, Business Development & Regulatory Policy




Glenn Bischoff

Content Marketing Specialist, MCP