In 2023, PSCR partnered with the First Responder Network Authority to host 5x5: The Public Safety Innovation Summit in San Diego, California, June 28-30. The enthusiasm and commitment to enhancing first responder communications was inspiring. 5x5 was a gathering place to make voices heard and drive public safety communications forward.
Attendees were able to:
5x5―the confirmation of a strong and clear signal.
PSCR and the FirstNet Authority were honored to present the following esteemed keynote speakers:
Marin County Sheriff’s Office
San Bernardino County Fire Department
We kicked off day one with keynotes from FirstNet Authority CEO Joe Wassel and San Bernardino County Fire Chief Dan Munsey. Next, we heard programmatic updates from NIST PSCR and the FirstNet Authority and a recap of the CommanDING Tech and UAS Indoor Challenges winners.
Then it was off to the races with sixteen sessions across seven tracks. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about how public safety technology can assist in every environment, whether indoor tracking, maritime operations, or even virtual reality. That afternoon, attendees also got the chance to see some of the latest tools and services in action during live technology demonstrations.
Location Services and Situational Awareness
Mission Critical Services
Network Services and Coverage
Open Innovation and Commercialization
Public Safety Operations
User Interface / User Experience
Secure Information Exchange
After an opening keynote from Undersheriff Sylvia Moir, we hosted a panel on international public safety operations. In our sessions, attendees learned about everything from mission critical services to public safety communications policy with congressional staff, to immersive training and testing.
Our third day of 5x5 hosted a half day of roadmapping activities where you can help PSCR and the FirstNet Authority identify focus areas for future work.
There were two roadmapping activities throughout the morning:
Keep an eye out for further updates on the highly anticipated 2024 5x5: Public Safety Innovation Summit. Excitement is building as this event promises to showcase groundbreaking advancements in public safety and foster collaboration among industry experts. Be on the lookout for more information about this cutting-edge summit, as it's bound to be an invaluable opportunity to explore the latest innovations shaping the future of public safety.
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