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The ARCIA communications update – future trends in communications

Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

Thursday, 25 July 2019 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (AEST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee GST Quantity
Full conference (member)
Includes access to all presentations. Catering provided. See the program for full details.
24/07/2019 $100.00 $0.00 $10.00
Full conference (non-member)
Includes access to all presentations. Catering provided. See the program for full details. Contact accounts@arcia.org.au to become a member.
24/07/2019 $150.00 $0.00 $15.00
Half day training seminar – RFI Multicoupling & filtering (member)
The workshop aims to provide industry professionals with targeted industry-specific training as it relates to multi-coupling, to enhance their professional learning and development pathways. The workshop will contain theory and practical components. The workshop will be facilitated by Chris Stevens (SLSA Lifesaving Communications Advisor) and presented by Mark Mezzapica (Chief Technology Officer, RFI Wireless)  
24/07/2019 $80.00 $0.00 $8.00
Half day training seminar – RFI Multicoupling & filtering (non-member)
See member ticket description for training details. To become a member, contact accounts@arcia.org.au.
24/07/2019 $125.00 $0.00 $12.50
Half day training seminar – GIS & Mapping (member)
This workshop will explore the fundamentals of GIS and mapping and how it relates to Critical Communications and Radio Management Systems.  Participants will explore Geographic Information Systems and Mapping engines, GIS data formats and sources, scale, orientation and mapping projections. The workshop will examine commonly used industry GIS software packages, data availability and cost. It will also provide insights on how to integrate GIS and mapping engines into radio management systems and other critical communication applications. This workshop will be presented by Chris Stevens, SLSA Lifesaving Communications Adviser)
24/07/2019 $80.00 $0.00 $8.00
Half day training seminar – GIS & Mapping (non-member)
See member ticket description for training details. To become a member, contact accounts@arcia.org.au.
24/07/2019 $125.00 $0.00 $12.50
ARCIA Industry Dinner and Networking Event
Discount ARCIA dinner ticket when purchased with 'Full conference' or 'Training Seminar' ticket. For more details visit: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2019-qld-industry-dinner-and-networking-event-tickets-63191792352.
24/07/2019 $125.00 $0.00 $12.50

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Event Details

ARCIA mini-conference – Future trends in communication

8.30am – 9.00am

The role of an industry association - supporting LMR in a data-enabled world

Hamish Duff – ARCIA President

An overview of the continuing role of LMR narrow-band radio and how it is still the most reliable wireless communications method for many business-critical and mission-critical functionality in most jurisdictions.


9.00am – 10.00am

A review of the 3GPP standard and how it impacts on public safety services

Kevin Graham – ATCCF

An update on the developments of this important equipment and network standard that will impact on mobile broadband for public safety devices.


10.00am – 10.30am

Morning tea

10.30am – 11.15am

Lessons from the European public safety forum – PSCE Conference in Lancaster UK

Geoff Spring – Senior Industry Adviser, CDMPS University of Melbourne & ARCIA Project Officer

A report on the recent developments outlined at the PSCE Conference and workshops where topics such as cyber-security and the impact of the Internet of Thingswith respect to public safety were covered


11.15am – 12.00pm

A case study: ACT emergency service agency high bandwidth mobile radio network. Economic and independent augmentation of PSMB

 Dale Stacey — Technical Director, SAT Pty Ltd

ACT Emergency Services are developing a communications network utilising 4.9GHz mesh equipment in aerial appliances to extend broadband coverage into remote areas – they are utilising multiple technologies to achieve high data throughput to supplement narrow-band voice


12.00pm – 1.00pm

Lunch

1.00pm – 2.30pm

Sensors, smart cities and the implications for critical control rooms

This workshop will discuss new and emerging sensors and the role that they play in supporting smart cities and the role they will play in critical communications and public safety.  The discussion will highlight trends and issues impacting on critical control rooms around the world.

Ged Griffin — Senior Research Advisor, Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety, University of Melbourne, Geoff Spring — Senior Industry Advisor, Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety, University of Melbourne

2.30pm – 3.00pm

Next-gen control room solutions in a converging LMR-LTE world
Ranjan Bhagat
 — Vice President & General Manager, Zetron

With technology developments including Mobile broadband and the Internet of Things incident control rooms now must cater for a much wider range of communications resources and features.


3.00pm – 3.30pm

Afternoon tea

3.30pm – 4.30pm

Transitioning to a data-enabled world in a mission-critical environment
Station Officer Graham Tait AFSM 
— Operational Communications Systems Officer, Fire & Rescue NSW

This presentation will cover how NSW FRS is moving towards ‘Blended Technology’ to ensure communications connectivity in all situations



4.30pm – 5.00pm

Break


5.00pm – 6.00pm

An overview of the operations of the ACMA Field Operations team

Chris Fosten – ACMA Field Operations Manager


 

ARCIA Professional Development training series

8.30am – 12.00pm

Workshop One 


RF Filtering and transmitter multi-coupling systems

The workshop aims to provide industry professionals with targeted industry-specific training as it relates to multi-coupling, to enhance their professional learning and development pathways. The workshop will contain theory and practical components. 


The workshop will be facilitated by Chris Stevens(SLSA Lifesaving Communications Advisor) and presented by Mark Mezzapica (Chief Technology Officer, RFI Wireless) 


12.00pm – 1.00pm

A light lunch will be provided for those attending both training sessions


1.00pm – 4.30pm

Workshop Two 


Mapping and GIS fundamentals for Critical Communications

This workshop will explore the fundamentals of GIS and mapping and how it relates to Critical Communications and Radio Management Systems.  Participants will explore Geographic Information Systems and Mapping engines, GIS data formats and sources, scale, orientation and mapping projections. The workshop will examine commonly used industry GIS software packages, data availability and cost. It will also provide insights on how to integrate GIS and mapping engines into radio management systems and other critical communication applications. The workshop will explore what opportunity exist to utilise respective state government’s mapping engines and how to integrate them into your mapping systems. 


Chris Stevens – (SLSA Lifesaving Communications Advisor) 


Important notes

  1. These are industry accredited training sessions hosted by ARCIA as part of their Professional Development Training series. Attendees will be required to complete a workbook which will be collected at the end of the session for verification of the understanding of the training contents. The workbook will then be returned to the attendee together with a certificate of attendance and completion from ARCIA. 


  1. Attendees can enrol for either or both of these training sessions, plus in conjunction with training event bookings made through the event booking web site a reduced price ticket can be purchased for the ARCIA networking dinner at the same venue later in the evening (see separate dinner details on the ARCIA web site – www.arcia.org.au)


  1. The venue capacity means we will have limits on the numbers of attendees at all sessions, that includes both training sessions and also the day-time conference, so please book early. 


  1. Subject to venue capacity, attendees who have booked for one of the training sessions may sit in on the conference stream for the other half day if they wish at no additional cost

 

 

 

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Rydges South Bank Brisbane
9 Glenelg Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Australia

Thursday, 25 July 2019 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (AEST)


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Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

ARCIA is the peak national industry body representing the two-way and associated wireless radio communications industry in Australia. ARCIA is a not-for-profit, incorporated Association that seeks to promote issues such as the protection and better utilisation of the radio communications sections of the spectrum. It also works to increase the level of training and expertise of those who are employed in radio communications as well as promote increased public knowledge of the vital role that the radio communications industry plays in Australia's way of life.

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