Conference

The 26th BAPCO Annual Conference and Exhibition took place on the 12-13 March 2019, at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK.

The presentations from the BAPCO Annual Conference and Exhibition are available to all BAPCO members. Not a member? Join up today to gain full access to the conference by visiting: bapco.org.uk/register




Stream hosted by BAPCO

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote Address: Global cooperation and coordination for public safety wireless programmes

Edward Parkinson, Chief Executive Officer, FirstNet

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Reverse 999: determining the UK’s operational requirements and how the system will integrate with existing Control Room and incident management procedures

Michael Hallowes, Managing Director, Zefonar Advisory Limited

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The smart connected ambulance: seamless integration from the field to the ER

Jason Karp, Co-Founder, The Public Safety Network

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

A case study of Cloud Control Room solutions

Yann Marston, Head of Strategic Sales, Motorola Solutions

Andrew White, Assistant Chief Officer, Resources at Lincolnshire Police

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Options for A2G communications in LTE

Hans Petter Naper, Chief Engineer, The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB)

Steve Whatson, Deputy Director, ESN, Home Office, United Kingdom

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Digital evidence: harnessing the technology to deliver the benefits

Paul Kennedy, Former Deputy Chief Constable, North Yorkshire Police

Richard Perkins, Director Public Safety, EMEA at NICE

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Communicating life-saving data: a Mission Critical IoT

Jon Cossins, Product Manager, Sepura

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Value of data transforming mission critical operations with automation and anticipation

Sami Honkaniemi, CVO & Co-Founder, Mentura Group

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Stream hosted by CCE

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote Address: Virve broadband plans for the future

Jarmo Vinkvist, CEO, Suomen Virveverkko, Part of Erillisverkot Group

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Stream hosted by CCE

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

How users can overcome challenges of TETRA and LTE interconnection

Paul Ward, International Sales Director, Etelm

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Stream hosted by CCE

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

What can artificial intelligence do for public safety?

Eric Davalo, Head of Strategic Development, Airbus SLC

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Stream hosted by CCE

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Keynote Address: A broadband strategy for German critical communications

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Stream hosted by CCE

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Panel discussion: the next generation: what, why when?

Iain Ivory, Founder, Partner & Managing Consultant, Hermitage Comms LLP

Peter Curnow-Ford, Managing Partner, Viatec

Martin Whitcroft, Business Development Manager for Private Broadband Solutions, Motorola Solutions

Timo Piironen, Senior Manager, Defense & Security, Bittium

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Stream hosted by CCE

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

TETRA in utilities: protecting infrastructure and enhancing operations

Dawn Griffiths, Project Manager, Sepura

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Stream hosted by CCE

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Panel discussion: Internet of Public Safety Things: critical connectivity

Robin Davis, Executive Director, Actica Consulting

Juha Eskelin, Head of SafeMove Security Product Line, BITTIUM

Nicholas Koiza, Head of Security Business, Plextek

Nick Smye, Principal Consultant, Mason Advisory Ltd

Tapio Mäkinen, Director, Airbus SLC

Peter Warren, Head of Public Safety EMEA, Cradlepoint

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote Address: 2019: The year vision becomes reality

Bryan Clark, ESN Programme Director, Home Office

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

The Internet of Life Saving Things (IoLST): turning operational concepts into reality

TJ Kennedy, Co-Founder, The Public Safety Network

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Panel discussion: standard commercial or specialised LTE devices? what will work for you?

Iain Ivory, Founder, Partner & Managing Consultant, Hermitage Comms LLP

Jarno Majava, Director, Sales, EMEA, Bittium

Catalin Gheorghiu, Business Product Manager, Airbus Defence and Space

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Overcoming the barrier between consumer and agency use of broadband

Reinard van Loo, Senior Advisor Domain Sales Expert UK & Public Safety International Sales, Frequentis AG & Innovationsstraße

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Panel Discussion: managing demand in control rooms: looking after the people and the technology

George Rice, Partner, RedFlash Group

Gavin R. Hayes, Director & National Events Coordinator, APCO Canada

Carol Norfolk, Head of Force Control Room, Kent Police

Robert Stewart, Past President, APCO Canada

Mike Isherwood, Managing Director, APD Communications Ltd

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Stream hosted by BAPCO

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

How to provide early 5G connectivity to emergency services

Dr Mythri Hunukumbure, Principal Research Engineer, Samsung R&D Institute UK

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3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Collaborative planning and delivery: operational success for Airwave and the emergency services

Inspector Martin Leeland, Police Liaison Officer, Operational Communications in Policing (OCiP)

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Stream hosted by CCE

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote Address: Critical communications standards supporting a multi-vendor and interoperable environment

Adrian Scrase, CTO, ETSI & Head of MCC, 3GPP

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Stream hosted by CCE

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Critical communications solutions at International hub airports

Dawn Griffiths, Project Manager, Sepura

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Stream hosted by CCE

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Panel discussion: TCCA driving next generation critical communications

Tero Pesonen, TCCA Board Member and Director & Chair, Critical Communications Broadband Group (CCBG)

Robin Davis, Executive Director, Actica Consulting

Philippe Agard, Vice President Public Safety and Defence Markets, Nokia

Hannu Aronsson, Chair & Head of Applications Technology, TCCA Applications Working Group & Portalify, Sepura and Hytera

Tony Gray, Chief Executive, TCCA

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Stream hosted by CCE

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

The intelligent vehicle of the future and anticipation

Richard Martin, Technical Writer, Writecliffs

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Stream hosted by CCE

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Installing communication systems in extreme environmental locations

Carlos Díez Sánchez, Haramain System Design Manager, Haramain Project

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Stream hosted by CCE

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel discussion: spectrum for critical communications

Jeppe Jepsen, Director of Spectrum, TCCA

Noel Kirkaldy, Business Development Director, Public Sector, Nokia

Peter Curnow-Ford, Managing Partner, Viatec

David Chater-Lea, Fellow of Technical Staff, Motorola Solutions

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Stream hosted by CCE

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Panel discussion: Cloud: what do we do with it?

Robin Davis, Executive Director, Actica Consulting

Morten Brøgger, CEO, Wire

Christopher Eccles, CTO, Coeus Software

Mika Laitinen, Head of TETRA Portfolio Management, Airbus Defence and Space

Yann Marston, Head of Strategic Sales, Motorola Solutions

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