International trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Rooms – 28 to 30 November 2017 at Koelnmesse

Programme Announcing 2017

The PMRExpo is the leading European trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Rooms. Now in its 17th year, the specialist trade fair held at the Koelnmesse from 28 to 30 November 2017 will once again be  welcoming exhibitors and visitors from across the world.
The international trade exhibition is complemented by an extensive programme of talks and presentations on core specialist themes. These include the PMR Conference, the Congress on Control Centres, a special conference for utility companies and a daily changing range of expert forums. The two-day PMRExpo Career Programme for students and young professionals is being expanded even further this year and enables direct contact between young professionals and the PMR sector.
You can look forward to a stimulating event!

Welcome and opening with wake-up coffee

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 10:00


Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 17:30

We cordially invite you to join us in the Boulevard, where we will bring the first trade fair day to a close with music, snacks and cocktails.
Participation is free of charge for all visitors and exhibitors.

PMR Conference

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 10:30 to 16:30
Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:00 to 16:30

The two-day PMR Conference with talks and lectures on secure communication for professional users offers visitors a wide choice of topics, including the following core themes:

  • PMR broadband – Communication from the user’s viewpoint and technical implementation
  • Broadband applications for police hazard prevention
  • Future trends in communication for authorities and organisations responsible for security
  • Multi-channel – Changes in alarm and warning systems
  • Shared networks – Campus solutions
  • IT security – Security loopholes through use of public networks
  • Can security concepts for PMR systems keep up with the development of cyber crime?
  • Critical infrastructures – Telemetry in the smart grid
  • Mobile communication requirements in the public transport sector
  • Further development of the digital network and improving network stability

Congress on Control Centres

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 9:00 to 16:30

The one-day Congress on Control Centres offers a diverse programme of talks on current control room issues. This year you can look forward to the following exciting topics:

  • Interaction with the population in crisis situations
  • Cyber security in the context of security organisation control rooms
  • Use of social media in the control room setting
  • Use of video systems for situation management
  • Client focus: Field report

Specialist Forums

This year’s trade fair will once again be enriched by subject-specifi c trade forums, providing you with interesting information in a condensed format, as well as offering you the opportunity to join on-the-spot discussions on relevant issues. Attendance at the forums is free of charge for all trade fair visitors.

International Public Safety Forum
Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 13:00 to 15:00

Indoor Coverage Forum
Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:00 to 12:00

Career Forum - Graduates ask, Recruiters reply
Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 12:00 to 13:00

Specialist Trade Forum
Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 13:00 to 15:00

Energy Industry Forum
Thursday, 30 November 2017, 10:30 to 13:00

Specialist Conference for the Energy Industry

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 9:30 to 18:00

This one-day conference examines PMR-related topics of specifi c relevance to power supply utilities. It is aimed directly at utility companies and offers an opportunity to consider and discuss the following core themes:

  • Secure communication for critical infrastructure – Energy
  • Best Practice – Hydrogen based emergency back-up systems for supplying power to radio systems
  • Smart meter gateway communication solutions
  • Communication solutions for distribution network operators
  • Communication in reporting points
  • Multi-channel alarms
  • The network of 450connect

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

PMRExpo Career

After two successful years, PMRExpo continues its concept PMRExpo Career in this year. PMRExpo will offer businesses the opportunity to target their future staff, prior to and during the fair.
The PMRExpo Career – Take off! programme offers exhibiting businesses the chance to target interested students and young professionals and to promote themselves at PMRExpo as trainers of the next generation. PMRExpo Career – Take off! is currently only offered in German-speaking countries.
PMRExpo Career – Jobboard - Businesses publish their vacancies both on the PMRExpo website and on stand E 28, the trade fair’s career stand during PMRExpo. Further more current job advertisements will be promoted by special mailings to fair attendees.

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