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National 911 Program Presents Free "State Of 9-1-1" Webinar Event April 12
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 and question and answer session, presented by the National 911 Program, Tuesday, April 12th from 12-1pm Eastern Time.
This webinar will feature a presentation by the Federal Railroad Administration. Michail Grizkewitsch, Highway-Rail and Trespassing Safety, Federal Railroad Administration will share:
- Information on new educational videos for first responders and dispatchers
- Update on how 9-1-1 centers can contact a railroad in an emergency
- Overview of how to locate a rail incident
- Information on available public safety and 9-1-1 resources
Also presenting and available for questions is Andy Leneweaver, Deputy State E9-1-1 Coordinator from the Washington State E9-1-1 Coordinator’s Office. He will share their experiences and non-traditional approach to a second generation Emergency Services IP Network (ESInet) procurement. The presentation will include:
- Crafting a Request for Proposal (RFP) and other acquisition documents
- Crafting terms and conditions to go in the RFP
- Navigating the procurement process
- Evaluating proposals
Register now for the webinar on Tuesday, April 12th from 12-1pm Eastern Time.
About the State of 9-1-1 Forum
Designed to bring together information about Federal 9-1-1 activities as well as resources and NG9-1-1 “early adopter” case studies, the series provides 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 take place every other month and topics and presenters 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 911.gov.
- People, Places & Things/9-1-1magazine.com (via State of 9-1-1Forum, 3/22/16)