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ARCIA Critical Communications Conference & NSW State Networking Dinner

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ARCIA brings the critical communications community together in Sydney for a one-day Conference, in conjunction with the NSW State Industry Networking Dinner on Thursday, 30 May 2024.

The Sydney conference features a half-day workshop running concurrently with a jam-packed conference stream of shorter presentations, closing out with an expert panel*. All conference registrations entitle you to attend the conference sessions, along with the workshop  and include catering for the day. If you would like to attend the workshop, please select this during the registration process as required. 

The NSW State Networking Dinner runs in the evening following the conference (30 May 2024), where ARCIA will announce the NSW State Industry Advancement Award.

  • Conference venue: NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre, 37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, Sydney. 
  • Dinner venue: Sydney Masonic Centre (SMC), 66 Goulburn Street, Sydney, NSW 2000.
    • Dinner bookings close Thursday, May 23 for the NSW Networking Dinner.

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Conference program to be announced soon.


  • Private LTE/5G: The Fundamentals of Technology and System Designs


    • ARCIA Market Update: Global Trends, Challenges and Opportunities
    • Innovative Collaborations Solving Complex Connectivity Challenges
    • Spectrum for Wireless Broadband: An Update
    • The future of Australian PSMB
    • Considerations for the Transition to Hybrid PoC and Narrowband Operation
    • Advancing Interoperability in Emergency Response Communications
    • International Critical Communications Directions and Progress Towards MCX Broadband
    • What is TAK and Why Aren't We Using it?
    • Improving Radio and Accessory Design for Firefighters - A Challenge from the End User
    • Human-centered design of control centres


    • A Developing Critical Communications Landscape - The Challenges and Opportunities that come with New Technology and More Choice

    More information on the conference can be found on ARCIA's website>>



      Private LTE/5G: The Fundamentals of Technology and System Designs

      Presented by:
       Simon Lardner | Head of Wireless Business, Vocus

      This course will provide students with the skills to be able to outline the key elements and components of a typical wireless broadband communication system. Students will be able to develop the block diagrams and system elements for designing a basic system and demonstrate the expected requirements and outcomes of such a system, both in basic and extended formats.

      On completion students will be able to understand and identify the various elements associated with system design, including the relevant spectrum sectors that are associated with wireless broadband and understand the potential outcomes that a relevant to all options that are applicable.



      Join us post-conference for a relaxed dinner and celebrate the NSW State Industry Advancement Award winner! 

      Networking drinks start at 6.00 PM with dinner to follow at 7.00 PM. Everyone is welcome to attend, with an ARCIA member or not, including partners. 

      Gather your colleagues and support your industry peers while enjoying a great night of good company, food and drinks. 

      Bookings close 23 May, so don't delay booking your seat or table!

      More information on the dinner can be found on ARCIA's website>>

      *The conference organisers reserve the right to make changes to the agenda at any time and without notice. Please check close to the conference date for the latest speaker program.

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