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Project 25 Questions? Ask the Experts

Brad Stoddard  (Office of Michigan's Public Safety Communication System (MPSCS), Michigan Public Safety Communications System, SWIC)

Stephen Nichols  (Executive Director, PROJECT 25 TECHNOLOGY INTEREST GROUP)

Jim Downes  (Chief of the Federal and International Emergency Communications Branch , Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA))

Andy Davis  (Manager P25, Motorola Solutions)

Jeremy Elder  (Director of Product Management for Systems Infrastructure, L3Harris Corporation)

Scott Wright  (Telecommunications Engineer II, Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection)

Justin Evans  (Radio Systems Manager, Mongomery County Hospital District)

Location: N259

Date: Wednesday, March 23

Time: 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Track: Emergency Comms: LMR, LTE, 5G, Critical Infrastructure & Private Networks

Format: Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

This panel offers access to the leaders of Project 25 through an Open Forum question and answer session. Our distinguished panel is able to answer your burning questions on P25 Technology including topics like…
• What's next in the P25 Standards?
• Can P25 Systems from multiple Vendors be linked through the P25 ISSI? Are there working ISSI bridges today? What functions are available?
• Encryption best practices: Is DES encryption really going away? What's available today and what's on the horizon for P25 Authentication and Link Layer Encryption?
• What's the future roadmap for P25 Standards and Interfaces to implement LMR / LTE MC-PTT Interworking?
• I have an idea for a new capability in my P25 System. How do I get it into the P25 Standards development process?
• What resources are available to help me learn more about the P25 Standards and Best Practices for their real world applications?

Our P25 panel of experts includes:
James Downes, Chair of the Project 25 Steering Committee and Chief of the Federal and International Emergency Communications Branch of DHS CISA.
Andy Davis, Chair of the TIA TR-8 Mobile and Personal Private Radio Engineering Committee. This TIA Engineering Committee manages P25 Standards development. He is the P25 Manager for Motorola Solutions
Jeremy Elder, Director of Product Management for Systems Infrastructure for L3Harris Corporation. He is a P25 Subject Matter Expert who authored several P25 standards.
Scott Wright, Telecommunications Engineer 2 with the Connecticut Department of Emergency Service and Public Protection. He serves on the P25 Steering Committee, Connecticut SICEC, and FPIC.
Justin Evans, is the Radio Systems Manager for the Montgomery County Hospital District He currently serves as an active member of FPIC working group to improve ISSI/CSSI.
Cindy Cast, serves as the Radio Systems Manager for Miami-Dade County. She is currently Chair of PTIG, Chair of the State of Florida Communication Interoperability Working Group and Regional Domestic Security Task Force.

Takeaway

• What's next in the P25 Standards?
• Can P25 Systems from multiple Vendors be linked through the P25 ISSI? Are there working ISSI bridges today? What functions are available?
• Encryption best practices: Is DES encryption really going away? What's available today and what's on the horizon for P25 Authentication and Link Layer Encryption?
• What's the future roadmap for P25 Standards and Interfaces to implement LMR / LTE MC-PTT Interworking?