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National 911 Program Office Presents NG911 Webinar Event July 9
“State of 9-1-1” July Forum features an update on key 9-1-1 initiatives from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a presentation from Maine on their statewide deployment of text-to-911, and Q&A Sessions.
State and local 9-1-1 professionals, Federal agency representatives and other 9-1-1 stakeholders will participate in a “State of 9-1-1” webinar discussion, presented by the National 911 Program, Wednesday, July 9th from 12-1pm Eastern Time.
This webinar, the tenth in a bimonthly series, will feature a discussion by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on 9-1-1 initiatives, including key reports adopted by the Communications Security Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), a presentation on Maine’s experience with implementing a statewide text-to-9-1-1 network, and open Q&A sessions.
Timothy May, E911/NG911 Projects Manager, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, will present on key 911 initiatives including an update on text-to-9-1-1; the indoor 9-1-1 location accuracy proceeding; 9-1-1 reliability; and the impact of the Internet Protocol (IP) transition on 9-1-1 services. In addition, Mr. May will also discuss the FCC’s annual report on the collection and use of state 9-1-1 fees, as well as the importance of cyber security in 9-1-1 systems.
Also presenting and available for questions, will be Maria Jacques, Director, State of Maine, Emergency Services Communication Bureau. Ms. Jacques will present on implementing a statewide text-to-9-1-1 network in Maine.
To register for the webinar, Wednesday, July 9th from 12-1pm Eastern Time, click here
About the State of 9-1-1 Forum
Designed to bring together information about transition resources and NG9-1-1 “early adopter” case studies, the series will provide a unique combination of useful tools, expert advice about Federal and State participation in the NG9-1-1 process, and real stories about the NG9-1-1 transition process underway in regions around the country.
Webinars will take place every other month and topics and presenters will include: standards development, governance, legislative changes, updates on NG9-1-1 efforts from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC )Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB), National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and early adopter experiences from states, counties, and regions in the process of transitioning to NG9-1-1.
For more information about the webinar series, visit http://911.gov/webinars.html.
- People, Places & Things/9-1-1magazine.com (via Natl 9-1-1 program, 6/6/14)