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April 3-5, 2023

 Hood River, OR


Registration for the 2023 RADIO Conference has filled to capacity. Please check back for the 2024 RADIO Conference!

Conference Overview

The RADIO Conference Planning Committee is excited to announce that the Radio Activities and Discussions on Interoperability in Oregon (RADIO) Conference will be returning in 2023! The RADIO Conference will be held at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn in beautiful Hood River, Oregon from April 3rd-5th, 2023. The RADIO Conference brings together public safety executive leaders, radio system managers, 911 telecommunications personnel, emergency managers, and public officials who manage, operate, build, and support public safety communications systems for law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical and other public safety agencies. This conference is where the public safety industry goes to discuss and learn about interoperability in Oregon. Register at the link above. 

Schedule of Events

April 3rd: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM:  911 and Technical Tracks

  • APCO Buisness Meetings
  • COMU/Major Trunked Radio Systems Workshop
  • Professional Development Sessions

April 4th: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM

  • Recruting & Retention Best Practices
  • Emerging Technolgies
  • Updates from the Cybersecurity and Infastructure Security Agency (CISA)
  • Keynote Speaker (To be announced)
  • Vendor Exhibits and Demonstrations
April 5th: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM: Technical and Operations Tracks
  • Total Worker Health
  • NG-911
  • The Connected NG-911 Center
  • Remote Call Taking Pilot Results
  • The State of the State of Alerting
  • PACE Planning for Emergency Communications
  • Cybersecurity for Emergency Communications
  • The Future of Incident Communications

...And much more!

Sponsorship Opportunities - Closed

We're seeking vendor partners to help us sponsor the RADIO Conference! Our goal is to offer the attendees of the conference the opportunity to attend high quality professional development training at no cost and encourage members of the entire emergency communications ecosystem to come together with industry partners to discuss interoperability and emergency communications.  Your generous conference sponsorship helps us to do that!  A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available on a first come, first service base and are outlined below. Please reach out to if your organization is interested!

Lodging and Location Information

The Official Conference Hotel is the Best Western Plus - Hood River Inn. To take advantage of special Conference hotel rates, call 1-800-828-7873 and mention "RADIO Conference." But hurry, space is limited and rates expire 03/10/2023.

Hood River is one of the most sought-after destinations in the Pacific Northwest.  And when you take in the views of the Columbia River and surrounding cliffs from the restaurant, waterfront path, or your guest room patio or balcony, you’ll know exactly why. On the banks of the river in the Gorge, you are in the center of it all whether you’re seeking nightlife, adventure, the craft brewing or winery scene, or a simple walk next to the water. You’re in Hood River, so it’s not a stretch to find something amazing to do.  This destination is worthy of every bucket list.

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, Hood River – Updated 2023 Prices