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Welcome to INTEROP 2024!

The Texas A&M University ITEC Interoperability Institute is a platform where industry leaders come together to address challenges in first responder communication. ITEC hosts workshops, exercises, and technology demonstrations to enhance emergency response effectiveness. Attendees can learn about cutting-edge advancements in first responder technologies, connect with professionals in the field, showcase their commitment to innovation, and contribute to shaping the future of first responder communication.


Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT)

Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1)

Team Awareness Kit (TAK)

Identity Credentialing & Access Management (ICAM)

Information Sharing Framework (ISF)

Primary, Alternate, Contingency, and Emergency Planning (PACE)


The exercise is planned for first responders, state and federal agencies, and emergency response communications technology providers. The exercise will focus on interoperability capabilities and requirements during a multi-jurisdictional event.

Nationally Significant Sporting Event Cyber-Security/Physical Convergence Communications Exercise Cyber-Attack, hazmat, a terrorist bombing, telecommunications system failure.



Assess information sharing capabilities between federal, state, local, government departments and agencies in accordance with applicable plans and procedures. Demonstrate the ability of participating agencies to establish interoperable communications during a multi-jurisdictional event. Identify connectivity requirements for an incident command system. 


We are pleased to announce the interactive smartphone application, Whova, for this year’s Interop Institute, including an option for virtual attendance!


Whova is an all-in-one event management solution. Whova’s platform consists of an

award-winning event app, easy online registration, powerful event marketing, and time-saving event management tools.


Event attendees use the Whova app to be more productive at events, e.g. browse event brochure and set personalized schedule, network with the right people even before or after an event, and more.


Event sponsors/exhibitors use Whova to better expose their brand names and generatemore leads.

Click below to download the Whova app.

Thank You Sponsors!

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