The Sessions

A Complete Communications Ecosystem: Motorola’s Intelligent Middleware (IMW) & Public-Safety LTE Devices

Motorola is revolutionizing Public-Safety grade LTE with broadband smart devices that provide an optimized user experience for fast communications response & enhanced situational awareness during emergencies. Learn about next-gen broadband voice & data middleware that can deliver real-time situational awareness and collaboration across both broadband & land-mobile radio users, along with Motorola’s next generation Public Safety Experience (PSX) smart-device interface which will revolutionize the way that First Responders work and communicate. Join our team of LTE experts and see the exciting new devices and applications that will shape the future of Public Safety communications.

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Advancing Situational Awareness and Inter-Agency Coordination with Interoperability

Alberta Health Services has been leading a province-wide interoperability project over the past two years to drive greater situational awareness and increased efficiencies of its resources. With the CAD to CAD project leveraging integration technologies, regions across the province are now able to share information and dispatch local EMS Services more efficiently. During this session Jim Garland, Associative Executive Director EMS Dispatch Communications and Deployment at Alberta Health Services, will present and discuss:

  • How technology interoperability leads organizations to further collaboration and resource sharing
  • How consolidation, Big Data, digital communications, and other trends are changing control rooms
  • How the consolidation of AHS has created better situational awareness
  • The best practices AHS has learned during the interoperability process

APCO Institute Learning and Development: Your Needs/Our Solutions

Success in the Public-Safety Communications industry is influenced by several different traits. Experience, location, commitment and availability to name a few. If we dissected each trait down to the foundation we would find education and training.

Do you have the motivation to branch out to the next phase of your career?

In this session, APCO Institute’s Education and Training Administrator, Sheila Hanna, will describe and discuss training opportunities and classes available through APCO Institute.

Professional development begins with YOU!

Better Together: Interoperability of LMR & LTE

With the advent of Public Safety LTE systems deployments around the world, interoperability between Project 25 systems and LTE is of critical importance. Indeed, LMR and LTE systems can co-exist in a seamless communications solution that provides maximum security, maximum flexibility, and maximum reliability for public safety agencies. This presentation will include a panel-based discussion on LMR and LTE interop requirements and considerations for public safety agencies in the 21st century, with Bill Payne, Manager of IT at Halton Regional Police Service and several international industry experts from Motorola Solutions.

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Building Healthy Workplaces

Bell will share their experience on building the Bell Workplace Mental Health program and how police agencies can take advantage of the Bell Let’s Talk initiative and community fund to help pay for mental health services for police agencies.

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