Clear Your Calendars for Our Special Partner Program at Connect (X)

Posted on May 17, 2019
We’re Bringing Some of the Brightest Minds in the Industry to the Table on Tuesday Afternoon

The Connectivity Expo -- aka Connect (X) -- is upon us. May 20-23, innovators, influencers, industry leaders, and the Safer Buildings Coalition team will descend on the Hyatt Regency in Orlando. And the Safer Buildings Coalition is proud to be a partner and exhibitor at this great event.

On Tuesday, May 21st 2:30-5:30, the Safer Buildings Coalition will open the doors to a cannot-miss program, which includes three panel discussions, featuring industry leaders, local AHJs, and other key players. SBC's Seth Buechley will kick off the program with the keynote: “If You’re in the Wireless Business, You’re in the Public Safety Business. And Business is Good!”

The next item on the agenda is a panel discussion on "They Said it Wouldn’t Happen: LTE is Replacing LMR Faster than Expected." Well, it is indeed happening, and our esteemed panelists will provide an update on Public Safety LTE deployments including FirstNet.

On the panel:
Chief Alan Perdue, Executive Director, Safer Buildings Coalition
Robert Escalle, Vice President, Public Safety Market Segment, Sonim
Ryan Burchnell, Director Strategy & Policy, FirstNet Built by AT&T
Norman Speicher, Program Manager / Computer Scientist, Homeland Security Enterprise and First Responders, Department of Homeland Security

Moderator: John Foley, Managing Director, Safer Buildings Coalition

At four o'clock it's all about the Sunshine State. In our “All Eyes on Florida Public Safety: In-Building Wireless Connectivity Requirements,” Florida AHJs discuss the drivers that are propelling the state to the forefront of Emergency Responder Radio Communication System (ERRCS) implementation.

Moderator: John Foley, Managing Director - Safer Buildings Coalition

Jon Pasqualone, Executive Director, Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association
Gary Gray, Assistant Telecom Mgr./ Radio Systems Mgr., City of Fort Lauderdale
Daniel McAvoy, Deputy Chief / Life Safety Management, Osceola County Fire Rescue

We wrap up the day's events with “Successful by Design: Best Practices in ERRCS System Design.” This session zooms in on the best design practices in ERRCS. Join moderator John Foley and some of the sharpest minds from the Safer Buildings Coalition's Codes & Standards work group as we delve deep into radio Frequency engineering and in-building design.

On the panel
Michael Orendain, Area Director, Optical Telecom
Don Henry, Vice President of Sales & Safety Program Manager, Comba Telecom
Gary Gray, Assistant Telecom Mgr./ Radio Systems Mgr., City of Fort Lauderdale
Greg Glenn, Sr. Director RF Engineering, SOLiD
Kevin Persing, Western Regional Manager, Cobham Wireless

We are looking forward to seeing you Tuesday afternoon!

Check out the complete SBC Connect X program here: SBC Program at CONNECT (X)

Don't forget to swing by our location on the Expo floor.

Visit us in Booth 120.