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IWCE: Connecting Critical Communications

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Welcome to IWCE 2023

IWCE connects the people and technologies charged with ensuring that the most critical communications – supporting governments, utilities, transportation, enterprise, public safety, healthcare and critical-infrastructure sectors – always work, even under the most difficult circumstances.

Convergence for critical-communications community involves the blending of three distinct technologies – voice, data and video. As emerging technologies continue to evolve, convergence is almost certain to increase. How will this impact you? Come to IWCE to find out!

IWCE’s four-day technical conference and two-day business expo showcase the latest and greatest in critical-comms technology to ensure the security, dependability, reliability and redundancy of networks across many vertical solutions and markets. 

Registration is officially open-grab your pass now to take advantage of Early Bird pricing!

Headliners from IWCE 2022

The IWCE conference team is hard at work to bring you a power-packed lineup of the brightest minds and change makers in the critical communications industry. Speaker information will be released shortly. For now, here is a sample of some of the industry experts we had at IWCE 2022. Visit 2023 agenda-in-progress. 

Robert High

IBM Fellow, VP & CTO, IBM Networking & Edge Computing, IBM

Tami Maxwell Barron

President and CEO, Southern Linc

Billy Bob Brown

Executive Assistant Director, Emergency Communications, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Jennifer Manner

Sr. Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Echostar

Sanjeet Pandit

Sr. Director, Global Head of Smart Cities, Qualcomm Technologies

Christy Williams

Director of 9-1-1, North Central Texas 9-1-1

Exploring Current Industry Topics

IWCE 2023's robust conference program will be comprised of modern critical communications topics such as:

  • Critical Communications
  • Emerging Technology
  • Infrastructure
  • Policy & Governance
  • Security

*Topics subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates.


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IWCE Brands

About Our Brands

IWCE is built with the bright minds behind our media arm, Urgent Communications, and our research arm, Omdia - specifically our Omdia Public Safety & Critical Communications team. All three of us are powered by our parent company, Informa Tech - one of the largest media, events, training and research businesses in the world. 

What Attendees Are Saying

"IWCE is a great opportunity to network with peers, customers and vendors, attend continuing education sessions, view emerging technologies and products and also have a great deal of fun!"

— Michael Rohrbacher
State of New Mexico, Engineer

"I view IWCE as the best place to meet with peers and with wireless communications vendors. I had the opportunity to meet with several vendors I currently use as well as new vendors I am interested in working with. Great event!"

— Rick Brown
Pima County, Manager, Wireless

Countdown to IWCE 2023