Time is Almost Running Out to Be a Thought Leader at Education Forum

ETA International’s annual Education Forum has extended the deadline to submit session proposals from people passionate about wireless communications and related industries. Be a guest speaker on subjects that will promote the development of knowledgeable and skilled communications professionals. Submit ideas by September 30th to speak to a diverse group of attentive industry professionals, including government/military; public safety (law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical & 911); utility; transportation and business enterprise during the co-locating event with the International Wireless Communications Expo in Las Vegas March 30-April 2, 2020.

Greencastle, September 13, 2019: Electronics Technicians Association®, International (ETA) is looking for dynamic speakers with great insights about what's new and relevant in the world of communications technology, especially those which provide case studies and innovative solutions for communications challenges. Electronics and communications professionals with fresh ideas and practical solutions to the challenges facing today’s communications industry are invited to submit proposals for session presentations at Education Forum 2020 (EF20), co-locating with the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Topics areas of interest include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Public-Safety Broadband/FirstNet
  • Critical-Infrastructure/Enterprise Broadband—Public and Private Systems
  • Business Critical Technologies – Operational, Usage, Benefits
  • Land Mobile Radio (LMR)—Public-Safety, Enterprise
  • 4G/5G Wireless--Long Term Evolution (LTE)/Wi-Fi/WiMAX
  • Network Densification/Small Cells
  • Fiber Optics Role in Wireless Communications
  • In-Building Coverage—DAS/BDA
  • Backhaul/Fronthaul—Fiber, Microwave, Satellite, etc.
  • Deployable Networks—Vehicles/Flying COWs/Carrying Cases/Backpacks
  • Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT)
  • PTT Over Cellular (PoC)
  • CBRS/Private LTE Networks
  • Drones/Unmanned Vehicles
  • Wireless Sites and Towers/Network Infrastructure Forum
  • 911/NG911
  • Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD)
  • Location-based services (LBS)/Mapping—GPS/GIS
  • Internet of Things (IoT)/Internet of Life Saving Things (IoLST)
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
  • Application Development
  • Edge Computing
  • Data Storage--Big Data/Cloud/Fog
  • Smart/Safe Cities
  • Analytics—Data, Video and Voice
  • Technology Reviews ( LTE, 5G, P25, NXDN, TETRA, DMR, etc.
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs)
  • Network Resiliency/Availability
  • Hardening/Physical Security
  • Power—Batteries/Generators/Fuel Cell/Solar/Wind
  • Planning and Preparation for Communication Systems
  • Network Interoperability and Integration
  • Hybrid/Heterogeneous Networks (HetNets)
  • IT and Comms Integration
  • System Management/Maintenance
  • Cybersecurity
  • Case Studies and Best Practices
  • Frequency Coordination
  • Spectrum and Signal Optimization
  • Test & Measurement/Coverage Analysis
  • Product Distribution/Channel marketing
  • Regulatory and Policy Discussions
  • Young Professionals Mentoring
  • Women in Critical Communications
  • Benefits of presenting a session at EF20@IWCE include free admission to the show with access to all workshops and short courses. Gain professional exposure and extensive publicity by speaking before hundreds of industry peers - the IWCE conference promotes each presentation to its attendees through a vast promotional campaign. Get published in ETA’s bi-monthly publication, High Tech News. Secure a great chance to network with over 7,000 industry peers as well as to view the latest products and services exhibited by more than 400 venders.

    Industry gurus with timely and relevant ideas wanting to share future-thinking insights, research, trends and educational topics that are driving the communications technology industry are encouraged to submit session topic proposals. The deadline to submit is September 30, 2019. Sessions will be presented Wednesday & Thursday, April 1 & 2, 2020. Review the guidelines and submit proposal(s) at: https://www.etai.org/education_forum_call_for_presentations_form.html. Contact ETA for more information at 800-288-3824 or eta@etai.org.

    In addition to the short courses at EF20@IWCE, ETA will host hands-on training workshops leading to ETA accredited certification as part of IWCE’s robust conference program. To prepare both entry-level technicians and seasoned professionals for successful careers in electronics and wireless communications, hands-on training workshops that will be hosted by respected industry leaders include: 5G for Technicians, Basic Electronics, Distributed Antenna Systems, Fiber to the Antenna, General Communications Technician, Cybersecurity, Line and Antenna Sweep, Passive, Intermodulation, Practical Antenna Basics, R56 Communications Site Installer, and Radio Frequency Interference Mitigation. For registration information, go to: https://www.iwceexpo.com/iwce20/Public/Content.aspx?ID=1072168.

    About the Education Forum - ETA International is proud to host hands-on training through outside vendors in popular technology areas related to ETA certification during Education Forum, co-located with the International Wireless Communications Expo, March 30-April 3, 2020, in Las Vegas, NV. ETA's partners, the industry’s most respected trainers, will provide in-depth hands-on training in key areas of expertise beginning on Monday, March 30th. Following each training class, ETA will provide opportunities to test for ETA certification.

    About ETA - Since 1978, ETA has delivered over 200,000 certification examinations successfully. Widely recognized and frequently used in worker job selection, hiring processes, pay increases, and advancements, ETA certifications are often required as companies bid on contracts. ETA’s certifications are personal and travel with the individual, regardless of employment or status change and measure competencies of persons, not products or vendors. All ETA certifications are accredited through the International Certification Accreditation Council (ICAC) and align with the ISO-17024 standard. www.etai.org .

    About International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) - Since 1977, the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has been the authoritative annual event for communications technology professionals. IWCE features over 370 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and trends in the industry. Over 7,000 individuals attend from a diverse group of industry professionals including government/military, public safety, utility, transportation and business enterprise. IWCE 2020 will be held March 30-April 3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more information, visit www.iwceexpo.com.

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