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IWCE: Connecting Critical Communications

IWCE: Connecting Critical Communications

More than 5,000 key players in the mission-critical and business-critical communications industries are expected to attend IWCE 2023. Will you be there?!

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. 

This Year's IWCE Headliners

You can expect a power-packed lineup of the brightest minds and change makers in the critical communications industry. Here's just a sample of some of the industry experts we have for IWCE 2023. View the full speaker lineup here.

David Michael, Chief Information Officer, LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games

David Michael

Chief Information Officer,
LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Chief Debra Williams, Chief of Police and Associate VP, Clark Atlanta University

Chief Debra Williams

Chief of Police and Associate VP,
Clark Atlanta University

Billy Bob Brown, Executive Assistant Director for Emergency Communications, CISA

Billy Bob Brown

Executive Assistant Director for Emergency Communications, CISA

Winston Beauchamp, Deputy Chief Information Officer, United States Air Force

Winston Beauchamp

Deputy Chief Information Officer,
US Department of the Air Force

Margo Deckard, COO, Lynk Global

Margo Deckard

Lynk Global

Todd Maxwell, Director, Public Sector, Samsung Electronics America

Todd Maxwell

Director, Public Sector,
Samsung Electronics America

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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Q&A with Bobbi Harris: Executive Director of UBBA and IWCE 2023 Advisory Board Member

Get an inside look at IWCE 2023 from a utilities perspective with Bobbi Harris, Executive Director, UBBA.

Follow along as Bobbi Harris runs through her take on these 3 topics:

  • The evolving role of critical communications in the utilities / energy industry
  • Top 3 trends in utilities space
  • IWCE 2023 
Q&A with Bobbi Harris

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

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. 

Countdown to IWCE 2023