International trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Centres – 22 to 24 November 2016 at Koelnmesse

Announcing programme 2016

Welcome and opening, with coffee provided

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 10:00

PMR Conference

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 10:30 to 16:30
Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 10:00 to 16:30

The two-day PMR Conference will offer presentations on a wide varity of subjects, particularly on Professional Mobile Radio. This year´s programme will include the following:

  • That´s PMR! - Criteria for secure information and communication systems
  • The latest for alerting the fire brigade and emergency services at the Schalke football stadium in Gelsenkirchen
  • Radio communication, alarms and switching on the basis of smart grid and smart metering
  • IT security and securing PMR infrastructure and terminal equipment
  • Network operation as a service to third parties
  • Routes to broadband - A bridge to the future
  • Operator-authorities-the public
  • Blackout! Preperation for a pan-European power and infrastructure failure
  • Cost-effectiveness of sharing use of public systems

Congress on Control Centres

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 9:00 to 16:30

A one-day programme of presentations devoted to various control centres, including industrial and cooperative control centres. The topics covered this year will include:

  • Significance of cyber security to control centres for the emergency services
  • Control centres for the emergency services as cloud services - legal and technical requirements
  • Computer centre - operation and cost-effectiveness of the cloud services
  • LTE within the context of the control centres
  • Launch of e-call - Measures to boost control centres

Specialised forums

This specialised forums provide various target groups with information in concentrated form, with opportunities for discussion. Attendance at the forums at the heart of the fair will be free of charge to all visitors.

PMR Forum - an overview of countries
Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 11:00 to 12:30

International Public Safety Forum
Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 13:00 to 15:30

Indoor Coverage Forum
Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 10:00 to 12:00

Career Forum - graduates ask, recruiters reply
Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 12:00 to 13:00

Specialist Trade Forum
Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 13:00 to 15:00

Energy Industry Forum
Tuesday, 24 November 2016, 10:30 to 13:00

NEW: Specialist Conference for Utilities

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 9:30 to 17:15

This one-day specialist conference will host discussion of energy utility-specific topics relating to PMR and demonstrate the latest in mobile radio systems.

  • Critical infrasturcture - Who is included?
  • Are our communications safe? - How vulnerable are energy utilities?
  • What do manufacturers offer - A brief summary of standard systems
  • Review by users (Tetra, DMR)
  • Satellite communication
  • Attack on water utility

The lectures will be held in German.
There will be no simultaneous interpretation.


Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 17:30

First day of fair will end with finger food, drinks and music at the exhibition.

Free participation for all visitors and exhibitors.

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