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09:00 09:10 (10 mins)

Plenary

Welcome from the TETRA and Critical Communications Association (TCCA)

  • Phil Kidner - CEO, TCCA

09:10 09:30 (20 mins)

Plenary

Keynote address

  • Nicholas W Yang - Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Hong Kong Government

09:45 10:30 (45 mins)

Plenary

Plenary Debate: Have we forgotten the Critical out of Communications?

  • Is the transition towards big data overshadowing the importance of mission critical voice?
  • Is mission critical big data a need or a nice to have? If both, what is truly critical for the end user?
  • Are we trying to push LTE into a direction it was never made for?
  • As the critical communications workforce is getting younger, should we be taking technology away from them however, are we sacrificing voice as a result?
  • Phil Kidner - CEO, TCCA
  • Tor Helge Lyngstøl - Director General, Directorate for Emergency Communication (DNK)
  • Jane Rygaard - Head of Marketing, Nokia
  • Alex Stefan - National General Manager, TELSTRA
  • Steve Barber - VP Group Strategy, Sepura
  • Angelo Benvenuto - Head of Marketing, Leonardo
  • Dr. Tim Wilkinson - Chief Technologist, General Dynamics

10:30 10:50 (20 mins)

Plenary

Keynote address: The role of critical communications within Industry IoT

  • Dr. Kim Fung Tsang - Chairman, IoT Committee, Smart City Consortium and Past Chairman - Electronics and Communications Section Committee, IET Hong Kong, Smart City Consortium and IET Hong Kong

10:50 11:05 (15 mins)

Plenary

How to Build a Healthy Ecosystem for Critical Communications

  • Norman Frisch - Chairman, eLTE Industry Alliance

11:05 11:50 (45 mins)

Plenary

Networking coffee break and opportunity to visit the exhibition

11:50 13:00 (70 mins)

Plenary

CCW Council session – Live Polling

  • What are the future security threats facing the end user?
  • What can we learn from recent cases of climate change, disaster management and terrorism?
  • What are the current technology shortfalls of standardised PMR technologies?
  • How can global collaboration and best practice sharing be enhanced?
  • Is the need of the future end user really understood?
  • Daniël Haché - Head of External Relations, Astrid
  • Tommie Bosman - Radio Services Manager, City of Cape Town
  • Jarmo Vinkvist - CEO, Suomen Virveverkko oy
  • Kasper Barfoed - VP Group Sales, Sepura
  • Iain Clarke - Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific, Motorola Solutions
  • Steve Whatson - Deputy Director - ESN, Home Office
  • Inspector (Ret.) Lance Valcour O.O.M. - Independent Strategic Advisor, Life Member Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Peter Clemons - Founder & Managing Director, Quixoticity
  • Selim Bouri - Vice President, Head of Middle East and APAC Regions, Airbus Defence & Space
  • Geoff Spring - Senior Industry Advisor, The University of Melbourne
  • Norman Frisch - Chairman, eLTE Industry Alliance

10:00 10:10 (10 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

TCCA-CS Opening speech

  • Prof. Zuhui Zheng - Chair, TCCA-CS

10:10 10:35 (25 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

TCCA Keynote speech

  • Mladen Vratonjic - Chairman, TCCA

10:35 11:00 (25 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

CCBG Keynote speech

  • Tero Pesonen - Chair of Broadband, TCCA

11:00 11:20 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

Guest Speech

  • Dr Jolly Wong - Chief Technology Officer, Hong Kong Police

11:20 11:40 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

Guest Speech

11:40 11:50 (10 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

Morning refreshments and opportunity to visit the CCW exhibition

11:50 12:15 (25 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

Guests Address

  • Michael Jiang - President, Motorola Solutions (China) Co., Ltd
  • GuoYing Gu - Chair, TCCA-CS

12:15 12:30 (15 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

The trend of mission critical broadband standard & application

  • Jun Gan - Director of Engineering, Motorola Solution (China), Co. Ltd

12:30 12:45 (15 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

The application & development of LTE+ TETRA

  • Xia Sheng - GM of Marketing, Eastcom Communications Co., Ltd

12:45 13:00 (15 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

The application of broadband trunking and big data in emergency

13:00 13:15 (15 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

The practice of hybrid networks in China

  • Rong Wei - Director of Technical Solution of AP region, Airbus

13:15 13:30 (15 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre - Mandarin Stream

Convergence foster safety: ZTE public safety converged solution

  • Qiheng Lyu - Technical Director, ZTE Gota Technology Co., Ltd

13:00 14:30 (90 mins)

Main agenda

Lunch and opportunity to visit the CCW exhibition

14:00 14:20 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre

Cyber Security for Mission Critical Systems - Secure, Reliable and highly Available

  • Quantum technology for mission- critical infrastructure and highly secure long-time protection
  • On which layer is encryption reasonable
  • Effects on delay and jitter
  • The advantage of an innovative quantum-powered security solution
  • Rouven Floeter - Business Incubator, Keymile

14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre

Integrated Alerting, Communication and Resource Management for Emergency Services

  • First time presentation of Swissphone’s new control room application s.ONE for alerting, monitoring and resource management
  • Integration of s.ONE with two way paging and vehicle communication
  • Implementation of Swissphone’s new ATEX solution for effective alerting in hazardous areas
  • Thomas Bloem - International Sales Manager, Swissphone

14:40 15:00 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre

Technology evolution and how the users’ operational models are evolving

  • How evolving technologies can meet the needs for modern professional group communications
  • How professional group communication is different from simple group communication
  • What is the ideal operational model for communications now? In the future?
  • Evolving requirements - what are the drivers? Cost savings, security, or possibilities offered by new technology?
  • How to build a digital Common Operational Picture (COP)
  • How to plan and measure user experience
  • Eric Davalo - Head of Strategy, Solution Portfolio and Engineering of Secure Land Communications, Airbus

15:00 15:20 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre

Transform Your Mission to the Digital Age

Team on Mission provides a distinct solution for the digital transformation of the public safety operations.  Track tasks in real time, generate user defined reports, adapt operational flow to enhance efficiency, available on the command console and on mobile

The My Mission module provides a process and task management platform that enables secure digitalization across the organization. It complements the existing MCPTT and communications capabilities within Team on Mission to provide comprehensive team management and operation control.

  • Lilian Gaichies - COO, StreamWIDE

15:20 15:40 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre

Mobile Apps calling Big Data and Analytics?

  • What are the drivers behind mobile apps explosion?
  • Integration of mobile apps?
  • How to distil data into intelligence?
  • Example solutions
  • Key Success Factors
  • Tapio Savunen - Director, Strategic Marketing, Airbus

15:40 16:00 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre

Panel: Critical communications beyond voice (focus on TETRA and transition)

  • Hannu Aronsson - Chairman of TCCA Applications Working Group and CTO at Portalify, TCCA and Portalify
  • Simon Ruoko - CEO, Roger-GPS
  • Juhani Lehtonen - CTO, Goodmill

16:00 16:20 (20 mins)

Critical Communications Live Theatre

Hybrid communication services and the way to broadband

  • Sami Honkaniemi - CVO, Business and Strategy, Mentura

14:00 14:20 (20 mins)

Stream A

TETRA Network for Security in Buenos Aires metropolitan Area

  • Genoveva Ferrero - GCBA Secretary, Ministry for Justice and Security

14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

Stream A

Head in the Cloud, Feet on the Ground. The challenges and opportunities for using the IoT in Public Safety

  • Should public safety agencies embrace the opportunity of IoT and Cloud?
  • Organising and analysing data to provide effective and timely information which leads to better outcomes in emergency situations
  • Richard Martin - Independent Writer, writecliffs.com

14:40 15:30 (50 mins)

Stream A

Hong Kong Panel Session: Using your network innovatively to optimise performance

Hong Kong has the highest TETRA usage per capita in the world. Hear from MTR, Hong Kong Airport, Hong Kong Police, Hong Kong Electric and China Light & Power who will share their recent challenges and achievements as well as their future vision for each network

  • Using a dual network effectively
  • Using SCADA as an overlay on your TETRA network
  • Procurement plans for the future
  • K F Man - Head of Operations and Services Support, Communications Branch, Hong Kong Police Force
  • Terrance Lai - Senior Telecom Manager, China Light and Power
  • Wilson Kwok - Engineer, Hong Kong Electric
  • Ho Wing - Engineer, MTR
  • Dr. Kim Fung Tsang - Chairman, IoT Committee, Smart City Consortium and Past Chairman - Electronics and Communications Section Committee, IET Hong Kong, Smart City Consortium and IET Hong Kong

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

Stream A

Afternoon refreshment break and opportunity to visit CCW exhibition

16:00 16:20 (20 mins)

Stream A

A spotlight on the New York City Transit project

  • What were the drivers behind selecting TETRA?
  • What have been the unique challenges?
  • What does the future hold for New York City Transit?
  • Jose Martin - CEO, Powertrunk, part of the Sepura Group

16:20 16:40 (20 mins)

Stream A

The 5 step roadmap toward public safety broadband in Finland

  • What have been the latest developments?
  • How has spectrum allocation changed the roadmap?
  • Jarmo Vinkvist - CEO, Suomen Virveverkko oy

16:40 17:00 (20 mins)

Stream A

Combining operations and technology for results

  • What are the options for an end user seeking to optimise their existing network?
  • Analysis of the cost-benefit
  • Is it possible to invest in overlays which will remain sustainable over the next 15 to 20 years?
  • Christophe Grégoire - Director, Technology and Operations, Astrid

17:00 17:20 (20 mins)

Stream A

Lessons learnt from the Rio Olympics

  • addressing the challenges of scalability
  • Can an enhancement in communications systems affect event security?
  • What still needs to be done to best equip event security services?
  • John Dundas - Radio Services Manager, Rio Olympic Games 2016

17:20 17:40 (20 mins)

Stream A

The development of critical communications for commercial networks

  • What opportunities does critical communications present to operators?
  • Can operators really meet the needs for end user organisations?
  • Do commercial operators have an edge over their critical counter-parts?
  • Abdus Saboor - Network Strategy & Architecture, Telefónica UK Limited

14:00 14:20 (20 mins)

Stream B

Developing LTE for PPDR in Sweden, a political issue

  • The need for enhancement above and beyond TETRA
  • The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) has received a government commission with the objective to prepare for a future communications solution.
  • Minna Nyman - Head of Rakel and Management & Control Systems Office, MSB
  • Agnes Ericzon - Head of Systems Maintenance and Development Section, MSB

14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

Stream B

Critical Communications in High Speed Rail Systems

  • Why would you choose to move to digital?
  • What are the key considerations which need to be taken into account when migrating to digital?
  • Is there a standardized technology which is easy to move to out of all the options?
  • Masato Hasegawa - General Manager, Toshiba

14:40 15:20 (40 mins)

Stream B

UK Case Study: Transitioning from TETRA to Full Public Safety LTE

  • Update on ESN to date
  • Timelines and key benchmarks
  • Challenges experienced to date
  • Steve Whatson - Deputy Director - ESN, Home Office

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

Stream B

Afternoon refreshment break and opportunity to visit the exhibition

16:00 16:20 (20 mins)

Stream B

ETCS Advanced Train Control systems with TETRA

  • Current and future technologies in rail
  • Interoperable platforms
  • Scalable and flexible systems
  • Jens-Peter Brauner - Vice President Mobility Division, Siemens Ltd. Hong Kong

16:20 16:40 (20 mins)

Stream B

Critical Communications in 2030

  • Peter Clemons - Founder & Managing Director, Quixoticity

16:40 17:00 (20 mins)

Stream B

Benefits of Implementing a Safe City project – a quantifiable approach!

  • Thomas Lynch - Director, IHS Markit

17:00 17:20 (20 mins)

Stream B

US case study: “TETRA TRS at LAX Airport towards meeting the needs of the modern communications for the airport user”

  • TETRA TRS initiatives at LAX Airports
  • TETRA Data applications
  • The implementation into other domestic airports
  • John Monto - Director, Rockwell Collins

17:20 17:40 (20 mins)

Stream B

TETRA and LTE Co-Migration in Shanghai Twin Airports

  • Gang Chen - Deputy General Manager, Shanghai Hong Pu Civil Airport Communication Co., Ltd