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December 2015

FCC Activities & Statewide Management Information Systems Updates

Hear about FCC 911 and public safety task force activity updates and discussion of statewide Management Information Systems (MIS) in Utah.


Speakers Include:

• Federal Update:

Tim May, Policy and Licensing Division, FCC Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau

• Stakeholder Update:

Eric Parry, 911 Division, Utah Communications Authority

October 2015

Technical Assistance Availability & Statewide Addressing Efforts

Learn about the availability of free Federal 911 technical assistance offerings to promote the resiliency of emergency communications nationwide and hear an NG911 update from New York State and its statewide Addressing project.

Speakers Include:

• Federal Update:

Rear Admiral Ronald Hewitt, USCG (Ret.), Department of Homeland Security's Office of Emergency Communications (DHS OEC) Director Serena Maxey, Chief of Technical Assistance Branch

• Stakeholder Update:

Cheryl Benjamin, New York State Office of Information Technology Services, Street and Address Maintenance Program

September 2015

SWATting Incidents & Guidance Tool

Join this installment of the National 911 Program webinar series to learn more about SWATting - false reporting of an emergency aimed at securing a SWAT team response. Speakers will address available resources to help PSAPs identify and respond to potential incidents.


Speakers Include:

Mr. Christopher Blake Carver, Director of PSAP Operations, National Emergency Number Association

Mr. Mark Fletcher, Chief Architect, Worldwide Public Safety Solutions

August 2015

The Intersection of NG911 and FirstNet & Text-to-911 Implementation

Learn about the intersection of NG911 and FirstNet and updates about text-to-911 implementation in the State of Indiana.


Speakers Include:

• Federal Update:

Barry Luke, Deputy Executive Director of the National Public Safety, Telecommunications Council (NPSTC)

• State Update:

Barry Ritter, Executive Director of the Indiana Statewide 911 Board
Mark Grady, President of INdigital Telecom





June 2015

Rural Public Safety Financing Options & Data Gathering Efforts

This installment discusses rural public safety 911 financing options and the data gathering efforts in the State of California.


Speakers Include:

• Federal Update:

Keith Adams, Assistant Administrator Telecommunications Programs
Christopher McLean, Assistant Administrator Electric Programs, Rural Development U.S. Department of Agriculture

• State Update:

Karen Wong, Assistant Director Public Safety Communications
William D. Anderson, Manager 911 Emergency Communications Branch
Alicia Fuller, Telecommunications Systems 911 Emergency Communications Branch Public Safety Communications California Office of Emergency Services

April 2015

Nationwide 911 Data Collection & Cybersecurity Testing

Hear about the Program’s nationwide 911 system data collection effort and cybersecurity testing for the State of Alabama.


Speakers Include:

• Federal Update:

Laurie Flaherty, Coordinator National 911 Program, USDOT NHTSA

• State Update:

Jason Jackson, Executive Director Alabama 9-1-1 Board

February 2015

Location Accuracy & North Carolina 911 Updates

This discussion features FCC location accuracy activity and the implementation of text-to-911 and efforts to transition to an Internet Protocol Selective Router (IPSR) in a North Carolina PSAP


Speakers Include:

• Federal Update:

Timothy May, Policy Analyst Federal Communications Commission Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau

• State Update:

Jason Barbour, 9-1-1 Director Johnston County NC, Next Generation 911 in Johnston County NC