Confirmed Speakers

Speakers & Topics

Further speakers to be advised soon…


Allister Babington
Managing Director
Advanced Systems Integration
Protecting marine repeater sites from lightning in Fiordland National Park


Andrew Mackintosh and Neville Digby
Orion New Zealand
Will it work, won’t it work? – A look at a multi-site simulcast DMR network trial


Barbara Noonan
Head of Public Sector APAC
The impact of Industry 4.0 and 5G on mission-critical communication networks


Cal Iaccarino
Sr Product Manager
Aviat Networks
Migration of power utilities communications networks to IP/MPLS: Chugach Electric Association case study

Carlos L’ Abbate
Senior Director of Wireless Core Network
FirstNet – First Responder Network Authority


Chris Stevens
Managing Director
Mapping and GIS fundamentals for critical communications


Colin Bresnahan
Business Manager, Oceania
Investing in future-proofed TETRA solutions


Ross Caston & Dale Stacey
Technical Director
Amber Technology
A case study: ACT emergency service agency high-bandwidth mobile radio network. Economic and independent augmentation of PSMB   


David Walker
Communications Technician
Apex Communications
Tracing interference into land mobile VHF repeaters


Dylan Jorgensen
CEO and Systems Engineer
Qamcom New Zealand
Seeing is believing: using edge computing and narrowband communications to enable advanced low-cost remote sensing


Gary Ertel
Data Over Radio Limited
Has DMR killed the analog star?


Kevin Graham
Australasian Critical Communications Forum
Digital land mobile radio and mobile broadband landscape — key information for evolving critical wireless communications


Lawrence McKenna
Principal Engineer
Correctly project engineering a radio network


Mark Saloyedoff
Business Development Manager
Commtel Network Solutions
Remote mission-critical communications


Pete Bains
Technical Consulting
Bainz Consulting Ltd
Impact and readiness of critical communication services for New Zealand


Peter Jackson
Director of Cyber Security
Ecl Cyber
Securing NZ Industrial Environments — an OT perspective


Ronald Martinez
Regional Manager
Mimomax Wireless
Communications redundancy to support swift recovery of service following a disaster


Roy Wittert
Regional Sales Director, Aus, NZ and Pacific Islands
Cambium Networks
Bridging the digital divide with fixed wireless technologies. Impact of emerging wireless landscape — 5G and Wi-Fi 6


Sohan Domingo
Head of Product Management – Unified Solutions
Tait Radio
Network switching at the edge and voice interoperability