Penton's IWCE 2016 to Host the Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit + Demo in March in Las Vegas

First-of-its-Kind Event to Feature New Models for Spectrum Utilization

Feb 18, 2016, 10:00 ET from Penton

ATLANTA, Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's International Wireless Communication Expo (IWCE), the premier annual event for communications technology professionals, today officially announced the Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit + Demo ( will take place in conjunction with IWCE 2016. The event is scheduled to take place March 22-24, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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"Providing our attendees with the industry information they need to get their jobs done is our mission. By adding this event to our roster, we are doing just that," said Gregg Herring, Vice President/Market Leader for Penton's Public Infrastructure Group. "Dynamic spectrum systems represent a new technology paradigm that promises improved spectrum access. The information and exhibits this event will offer to our event attendees will provide them with the vital information they need." 

Designed for individuals with a vested interest in the reliability, affordability and innovative uses of mobile Internet connectivity, the Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit + Demo will feature new models for spectrum utilization. It will focus on business models, enabling technologies and regulatory challenges to a more flexible spectrum ecosystem that preserves the spectrum licensing system and provides for innovative uses and utilization of spectrum for mobile communications, services and applications.

Tim Downs, Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit Conference Director said, "Wireless spectrum is increasingly seen as the vital platform for innovation in the mobile Internet and application economy. We're very excited to bring this topic to center stage with the IWCE community. This is the first event to visualize the next decade of spectrum use and to discuss the conditions in which the next mobile Internet technological breakthroughs can take place."

The Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit event will offer a full day of conference sessions on March 22.

Dr. William Chappell, Director, Micro Technology Office, DARPA will deliver the keynote presentation on "The Approaching Spectrum Demand."

The conference program will include sessions on sharing spectrum and dynamic access for mission-critical networks, alternative carriers and MVNOs, commercializing the 3.5Ghz CBRS band; and enterprise and IoT opportunities, delivered by industry leaders including:

  • Declan Ganley, CEO, Rivada Networks
  • Juan Santiago, Director of Product Management, Small Cells, Ruckus Wireless
  • Declan Byrne, Executive Director, Wimax Forum
  • Preston Marshall, Ph.D., Principal Wireless Architect, Spectrum Access Technology, Google

IoT and connected devices are a major theme across Penton impacting many industry sectors including communications. Summit badges include IWCE's Keynote Addresses and Party in the Park on Wednesday and Thursday's general session. The Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit is not included in the IWCE Super Pass, however, IWCE conference packages can be combined with this registration package.

Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit + Demo attendees will also get access to IWCE's exhibit floor on March 23-24, featuring 370 vendors showcasing the latest in communications technology equipment and services.

To register to attend the Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit + Demo, visit

For additional information on IWCE and to sign up for email updates, visit  Stay connected with us on Twitter, Facebook @iwceexpo and follow our IWCE company page on LinkedIn.

Media interested in attending IWCE and the Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Summit + Demo can register to attend at

Since 1977, the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has been the premier 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 2016 will be held March 21-25, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. For more information, visit  

Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Our products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs. Penton is the way smart businesses buy, sell and grow.

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Nadira Ramatally
Marketing Manager
Penton Public Infrastructure
(770) 618-0121