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Federal Engineering to Present at the 2018 APCO International Annual Conference

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Federal Engineering to Present at the 2018 APCO International Annual Conference

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, July 23, 2018 — Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) Chief Consultant Neil Horden and PSAP Technical Lead, Sherri A. Bush, ENP, are scheduled to present at the 2018 APCO International Annual Conference, which will be held August 5-8, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. The APCO International Annual Conference is the premier event for Public Safety Communications professionals.

Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President and CEO, said: “The APCO’s website states: Through a very rigorous process, our sessions were selected from the best and brightest in our industry in various subject matters. Federal Engineering is proud that our subject matter experts are recognized as industry thought leaders and have been, once again, selected by APCO to speak at their annual conference. We welcome the opportunity to share the knowledge and experience we have gained working with numerous public safety agencies around the world.”

Federal Engineering will be participating in four educational sessions to be presented during the APCO 2018 conference.

  • Interoperability in the Coming LMR and LTE World: What to Expect and How to Be Ready
    • Presented by Neil Horden
      Sunday 8/5/2018, 9:30 AM, Room: Veronese 2402-2403/2502-2503
  • P25 New Products and Services for 2018
    • Presented by Neil Horden and the Project 25 Technology Interest Group (PTIG)
      Monday 8/6/2018, 2:00 PM, Room: Veronese 2401 A-B/2501 A-B
  • Consolidation: A 4-Letter Word
    • Presented by Sherri Bush
      Monday 8/6/2018, 3:15 PM, Room: Titian 2204-2206/2304-2306
  • Consolidation: A 4-Letter Word (Second Presentation)
    • Presented by Sherri Bush
      Tuesday 8/7/2018, 1:30 PM, Room: Titian 2204-2206/2304-2306

Mr. Neil Horden serves as Chief Consultant of Federal Engineering’s consulting practice. Neil is a 35-year veteran of the wireless communications industry and began his career with Federal Engineering in 2004. Mr. Horden is a member of APCO and serves on their Commercial Advisory Council, and a board member of the NG9-1-1 Institute. He is also a member of NENA, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and the Radio Club of America (RCA). Mr. Horden serves on MissionCritical Communications magazine’s editorial advisory board. He presents regularly at APCO and NENA national and regional conferences, as well as the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE).

Ms. Sherri Bush is FE’s PSAP Technical Lead. Ms. Bush possesses extensive experience in specification and procurement support for automated systems and project management for successful implementation, PSAP management, facility design input, operations and technology, with substantial experience in the consolidation of communications centers, staffing and organizational assessments. Her project management experience includes voice/data interoperability planning as well as ESInet and NG9-1-1 requirements definition, procurement and implementation. Sherri is a member of APCO and NENA and is an Emergency Number Professional (ENP). She served two terms as the NENA Virginia chapter president and is a former member of the NG9-1-1 Institute and the Virginia Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (VATOA).

Additional information on the APCO 2018 conference is available at //

Federal Engineering is the leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for public safety and public service communications. FE provides consulting services involving LTE as well as traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 4.9 GHz mobile radio systems. FE also supports FirstNet planning for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of projects for 46 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients.

Federal Engineering, Inc., recently added the L.R. Kimball public safety communications consulting practice to the firm. FE now offers the services of a worldwide leader in public safety answering point (PSAP) consulting. With FE/Kimball, jurisdictions can rely upon one firm for virtually all of their consulting needs in E9-1-1, NG9-1-1, PSAPs, Emergency Call Centers, and Emergency Operations Centers as well as land mobile radio voice, wireless data, broadband, backhaul, and emerging LTE mobile communications systems.


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