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Spring 2012 Public Safety 700-MHz Demonstration Network Stakeholder Meeting

Mobile Cell-on-Wheels

Weather on the second of the two meeting days brought cold and wind for the mobile cell.

Third Face-to-Face Stakeholder Meeting

The Spring 2012 Public Safety Broadband (PSBB) Demonstration Network stakeholder meeting brought together representatives from public safety, Federal agencies, industry, and academia. Participants learned about progress in PSCR’s PSBB Demonstration Network testing, including:

  • Phase 1 test results and lessons learned
  • Current Study Item findings
  • Recent public safety broadband requirements gathering and standards development activities
  • Preliminary voice over broadband audio quality testing findings and future plans
  • Nationwide broadband modeling and simulation efforts and results being conducted by NIST

» Agenda file here.

Please contact Teale Eschliman at teschliman [at] (teschliman[at]corneralliance[dot]com) for presentation materials from the 2012 Stakeholder Meeting.

Sessions and Presentations

Meeting Day 1 of 2 – Tuesday, MAR 6, 2012

Welcome and Introduction
• Dereck Orr, PSCR

Keynote Addresses
• Anna Gomez, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Deputy Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
• Dr. David Boyd, Science and Technology Directorate Command, Control and Interoperability Division, Director, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

PSCR Overview
• Jeff Bratcher, PSCR

Demo Network Test Results: Background and Methodology
• Emil Olbrich, PSCR

Test Results: Infrastructure
• Dr. Rob Stafford, PSCR
• Emil Olbrich, PSCR

Test Results: User Equipment
• Emil Olbrich, PSCR
• Boris Binger, 7 Layers

Modeling and Simulation of a Nationwide Network
• Nada Golmie, PSCR/National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Technology Laboratory (NIST/ITL)
• Richard Rouil, PSCR/National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Technology Laboratory (NIST/ITL)
• Michael Souryal, PSCR/National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Technology Laboratory (NIST/ITL)

Meeting Day 2 of 2 – Wednesday, MAR 7, 2012

• Tom Power, Deputy CTO for Telecommunications, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President

National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) Broadband Requirements
• Andy Thiessen, PSCR
• Trent Miller, Motorola Solutions
• Mark Adams, Norhtrop Grumman
• Tom Hengeveld, Harris
• John Powell, Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO)
• Bill Moore, Halifax County, CA
• David Warner, Virginia Information Technologies Agency
• Marilyn Ward, NPSTC
• Tom Sorley, City of Houston

Mission-Critical Voice, Audio Quality Research, and Public Safety Broadband
• DJ Atkinson, PSCR
• Wim Brouwer, Alcatel-Lucent
• Jim Hasset, NYPD
• Steve Devine, Missouri Department of Public Safety

Public Safety Broadband Requirements and Standards
• Andy Thiessen, PSCR
• Bill Schrier, City of Seattle
• Andy Seybold, Andrew Seybold, Inc.
• Tom Sorley, City of Houston
• Roy McClellan, Cassidian Communications
• Tom Hengeveld, Harris

New Features in LTE R9, R10, R11, and Beyond: Impacts on Testing
• Emil Olbrich, PSCR
• Jayant Kulkarni, Award Solutions
• Tony Opferman, Rohde & Schwarz

Overview of NIST Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT) Report and Responses to the NIST Federal Register Notice
• Dereck Orr, PSCR

LTE Network Management: Performance from Key Performance Indicators
• Stephen Bowker, Aircom International

Device Management
• Priyen Doshi, Motive
• David Sperling, Smith Micro Software

Created September 9, 2016, Updated October 20, 2016