News | January 29, 2019

Public Safety Technology Alliance And International Wireless Communications Expo Collaborate To Support Worldwide Open Public Safety Technology Standards

Fremont, CA (PRWEB) - The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) is collaborating with the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) to support open public safety technology standards for the critical communications industry worldwide.

PSTA’s mission as a non-profit organization is to bring public safety and industry together to support and promote the adoption of open, best-in-class technology standards and open APIs for the public safety user community.

At IWCE 2019, PSTA will be located in the Exhibit Hall in booth # MCT75 showcasing its technical subcommittees’ progress and the benefits for both industry and public safety of joining PSTA.

TJ Kennedy, CEO of the PSTA, will present at the Town Hall meeting “Help is on the Way Roundtable: Public Safety Think Tank” on Tuesday, March 5 at 4:15 pm, and Maggie Goodrich, Chair of the PSTA Board of Directors, will present at the General Session on Thursday, March 7 at 1:00 pm. PSTA will also host its quarterly board meeting at the conference.

“By partnering with PSTA we will be able to reach a wider audience of public safety professionals to ensure that they have the vital knowledge and latest safety technologies necessary for them to succeed in the critical communications industry,” said Stacey Orlick, IWCE’s Director of Community and Conference Content. “We look forward to working closely with PSTA at IWCE.”

Kennedy said, “We’re very excited to be working closely with IWCE to share our mission and progress on key technical issues with event attendees. As our industry continues its dynamic transformation, we are proud to support global open technology standards and open APIs to improve interoperability for public safety.”

About PSTA
The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA), comprised of telecommunications industry, public safety, and technology leaders, is a nonprofit coalition with a mission of adopting open, best-in-class, standards-based technology for the public safety user community. As broadband and narrowband networks evolve to meet the demands of first responders, so too must the standards evolve to ensure interoperability between and among the various networks, applications and databases upon which public safety users rely. For more information, visit

About IWCE
IWCE (International Wireless Communications Expo) is the premier annual event for critical communications, featuring an exhibit hall with over 400 exhibitors and a five-day comprehensive conference program. Over 7,000 individuals attend from a diverse group of industry professionals including product distribution, government, public safety, critical infrastructure, business enterprise and more. IWCE 2019 will be held March 4-8 in Las Vegas, NV. For more information, visit

About Informa
Informa PLC is a leading, international business to business information services Group, operating in over 30 countries. We create transaction-led exhibitions and content-based events, specialist data, intelligence and marketing services products, as well as scholarly research and specialist reference-led academic content. Our products and services help businesses and professionals connect, learn, do business and gain an edge over the competition. Informa is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.


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