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Learn About Your Public Safety Broadband Network - FirstNet

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Join experts and other public safety officials in learning about your broadband network, FirstNet, and the applications and devices available to you today.

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Schedule at a Glance

The FirstNet Association Regional Forum offers a unique opportunity to connect and collaborate with experts, examine case studies from public/private partners, and learn how your agency can adopt FirstNet as your communication tool.

 

7:30 – 8:00 AM

Coffee and Bagels

 

8:00 – 8:05 AM

Event Kickoff - Introduction

Al Gillespie – President, FirstNet Association

 

8:05 – 8:20 AM

Welcome Remarks

Chris Lombard Battalion Chief, Seattle Fire

 

8:20 – 8:30 AM

FirstNet: The Only Purpose-Built Network for First Responders

FirstNet leaders will give a brief overview of the Nation’s first and only fully dedicated public safety wireless network to include an overview of the FirstNet Authority and FirstNet – Built with AT&T.

 

Speakers

Ryan Burchnell, Director – Strategy & Policy, FirstNet Built With AT&T

Steven Yuen, FirstNet Authority

 

8:30 – 9:15 AM

 Making the FirstNet Ecosystem Work for You

Software and hardware industry leaders will introduce some of the current, cutting-edge technology designed to optimize first responder’s communications capabilities over FirstNet.

 

Speakers
Josh Lober, President, ESChat

Patrick Fletchell, Tunnel Radio

Alan Yuan, Executive Business Development Manager, Panasonic

 

9:15 – 10:00 AM

Disaster Response: AT&T's Large-scale Event Preplanning Partnership

Ryan Burchnell will share his experiences in the planning, preparation and successful deployment of FirstNet assets during the 2018 Florida hurricanes.

Speaker 
Ryan Burchnell, Director – Strategy & Policy, FirstNet Built With AT&T

 

10:00 – 10:15 AM

Break

 

10:15 – 10:20 AM

Grants & Resources Information

Discussion and overview of how federal grants may be used to fill the gaps and support public safety communications and FirstNet Deployment.

 

Speaker
Dick Mirgon – Vice President, FNA and President, Next Paradigm Consulting 

 

10:20 – 10:50 AM

Your Network - Coverage, Control, & Security

AT&T’s Executives will discuss network coverage, specific to the State and region, in addition to describing local system control features and network security requirements.

 

Speaker 
Lauren Paolini, FirstNet Built with AT&T

 

10:50 – 11:50 AM

Emergency Response Town Hall: Your Voice Matters

We want to hear from you. Our FirstNet Board of Directors will facilitate this town hall style conversation. We’re
interested in your vision, thoughts, and potential concerns as our country begins to realize the benefits of FirstNet, public safety’s specific wireless network. Attendees are invited to voice their opinion on what key elements and features must be included in the ongoing network buildout

 

Speakers 
Al Gillespie – President, FNA
Dick Mirgon – Vice President, FNA

 

11:50 AM – 12:00 PM

Close of Program

Martha Ellis, Executive Director, FirstNet Association 

 

 

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