Last month FirstNet, Built with AT&T introduced its MegaRange capabilities, which is available to all FirstNet users. This power bump will revolutionize range, connectivity, and capacity for all first responders on FirstNet. Please join us for an informative discussion into how this announcement and subsequent improvement will facilitate your efforts to capture, share, and leverage critical information during your emergency and non-emergency operations.
Division Chief Martha Ellis, Executive Director for the Public Safety Broadband Technology Association
Chief Ellis has twenty-three years’ experience as a wildland and structural firefighter. She served as the Salt Lake City Fire Marshal for over 5-years and concluded her career as the Division Chief over the Logistics, Emergency Management, and the Fire Intelligence Liaison programs. She holds an Associate’s degree in Fire Science, a Masters in Homeland Security from the Naval Postgraduate School, a Graduate certificate in Conflict Resolution and Mediation and a Masters in Legal Studies from the S.J. Quinney School of Law and the University of Utah.
Chief Harlin McEwen (Ret)
Chief McEwen served for 13 years as the Chief of Police for the Cayuga Heights (NY) Police Department before moving on to serve as the Deputy Commissioner for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. He later returned to police work, serving as the Chief of Police for the City of Ithaca (NY) before taking the position of Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI. In addition, he served for more than 37 years as the Chairman of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Communications & Technology Committee. During that time he was the principal representative and spokesperson for the IACP on matters relating to communications and technology.
Andrew Seybold heads Andrew Seybold, Inc. a wireless consulting, education, and publishing company founded in 1991. Mr. Seybold publishes a weekly column known at The Public Safety Advocate which appears on the allthingsfirstnet.com web-site. Clients of the firm include both commercial and public safety entities around the world, and Mr. Seybold’s articles, commentary’s blog are widely read by both wireless sectors.
Mr. Seybold has served on the Motorola Research Visionary Board and IBM’s Mobile Computing Advisory Board, among others. Mr. Seybold is a Fellow in the Radio Club of America for his contributions to the wireless industry, recipient of the Radio Club of America Sarnoff Citation. He was recently honored with two awards from APCO, the Associated Public Safety Communications Officials organization: The President’s Award and a special recognition award. He also received the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) President’s Award for his contributions to Public Safety communications and has been recognized by the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPTSC) for his contribution to Public Safety Broadband communications and the Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST).
Larry Greenstein, Senior Product Manager, Airgain, Inc.
Product management and product owner professional in the areas of public safety communications, LTE, 5G, fleet management, location-based services, mobile messaging, mobile reporting, mobile device management, and industrial IoT. Website: www.airgain.com