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National 9-1-1 Program Presents NG9-1-1 Webinar Event May 7
“State of 9-1-1” May Forum features a cybersecurity discussion by the DHS Office of Emergency Communications, a presentation on Tennessee’s proposed 9-1-1 funding model, 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, May 7th from 12-1pm Eastern Time.
This webinar, the ninth in a bimonthly series, will feature a discussion by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) on NG9-1-1 cybersecurity, risk analysis and mitigation strategies, a presentation on 9-1-1 funding by the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board, and open Q&A sessions.
OEC Technology Policy Strategist, Alex Kreilein, will focus on cybersecurity, OEC’S current risk analysis work and what PSAPs can do to mitigate risks.
Also presenting and available for questions, will be Lynn Questell, Executive Director of the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board, who will present on the consideration of a proposed 9-1-1 funding model that seeks to ensure funding keeps in sync with constantly evolving technology.
To register for the webinar, Wednesday, May 7th 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 911.gov, 4/7/14)