FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, October 11, 2016 — Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) has been invited to participate in the IWCE’s Critical LTE Communications Forum, to be held in Chicago on November 2-3, 2016. This new conference is focused on mission-critical LTE networking. The conference will examine network solutions, applications, and opportunities for governments and enterprises to transition to voice and data networks within an LTE framework.
IWCE’s Critical LTE Communications Forum will showcase keynotes, speakers, and case studies from public safety agencies’ pilot programs. Topics to be covered will include: case studies from major cities including Chicago’s LTE project, transitioning from LMR to LTE, voice over LTE, video and other emerging applications.
“As a leader in advanced technology consulting, Federal Engineering is proud to support the debut of this important new industry conference. Mr. Neil Horden, FE Chief Consultant and a recognized industry expert in wireless communications, will be participating. His unique perspective is invaluable as new technologies emerge to meet the needs of critical communications system users,” said FE’s President and CEO, Ronald F. Bosco.
Mr. Bosco continued: “Federal Engineering has been involved in billions of dollars in public safety and mission critical communications projects across North America. Through our participation in this important conference, we will share lessons learned in the application of new and evolving communications technologies. Mr.
Horden, will be moderating several panels on Wednesday, November 2nd and Thursday November 3rd. The panels will consist of industry leaders and will address a variety of timely topics, including Managing the LTE Migration of Primary Services at 11:45 AM on November 2nd.
Mr. Horden is a 30+ year veteran of the wireless communications industry and began his career with Federal Engineering in 2004. Prior to joining FE, he held various positions at a major radio equipment manufacturer including Systems Engineering, Sales Engineering, and Product Management. Mr. Horden is a member of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and serves on their Commercial Advisory Council. He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and the Radio Club of America (RCA). Mr. Horden is a member of Project 25 Technology Interest Group (PTIG) Board of Directors and serves on Mission Critical Communications magazine’s editorial advisory board. He also participates in National Public Safety Telecommunications (NPSTC) working groups, and presents regularly at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) and APCO conferences.
Federal Engineering is a leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for NG9-1-1, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs. These services complement FE’s wide range of consulting services in public safety and public service communications involving LTE as well as traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems. FE also supports FirstNet planning in anticipation of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of communications projects for 46 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients.
In addition to its public sector work, Federal Engineering provides design and implementation support services for voice, data, and video networks used in the transportation, utilities, aerospace, finance, education, publishing, and computer services industries. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any particular technology, product, vendor, or approach.