FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, October 12, 2015 — Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) will be presenting at the 31st Annual Illinois Public Safety Telecommunications Conference, to be held in Springfield, Illinois on November 1 – 4, 2015. The conference is sponsored by the Illinois Public Safety Telecommunications Association a not-for-profit corporation that was authorized by the Illinois APCO and INENA Boards and continues to be one of the largest and best attended events in the country.
Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President said: “Federal Engineering is proud that our consultants continue to be recognized as industry experts and invited to participate in important events such as this one. FE is always eager to lend our continuing support to APCO and NENA chapters by sharing our real-world experiences, providing useful information, and supporting continuing education. We are especially excited to participate in this year’s Illinois Public Safety Telecommunications Conference.”
Mr. Bosco added: “Mr. Neil Horden, Chief Consultant, will present an informative session on Tuesday, November 3rd from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. entitled “Planning a Successful System Procurement”, where he will discuss his insights gained from experience working with numerous public agencies in specifying and procuring communications systems. Mr. Horden has been involved in billions of dollars in successful radio system procurements and he has been invited to speak on this critical topic often.”
Mr. Horden serves as Chief Consultant at Federal Engineering. He 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 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 serves on MissionCritical Communications magazine’s editorial advisory board. In addition, he participates in several National Public Safety Telecommunications (NPSTC) working groups, and presents regularly at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) and APCO conferences.
Federal Engineering is the 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 40 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.