National 911 Program Presents Free “State of 911” Webinar Event June 21
(Washington, D.C.) – May 23, 2016 – State and local 9-1-1 professionals, Federal agency representatives and other 9-1-1 stakeholders will participate in a “State of 911” Webinar, followed by a question and answer session, presented by the National 911 Program, Tuesday, June 21st from 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time.
This webinar will feature a presentation by Bill Hinkle, Senior 9-1-1 Advisor with the First Responder Network Authority. He will share information about the current outreach efforts of FirstNet and an overview of different types of data expected to be available to 9-1-1 dispatchers and first responders when Next Generation 9-1-1 and FirstNet systems are fully integrated. The presentation will include:
- Highlight the coordination and outreach efforts of FirstNet
- Share details about how FirstNet is helping to ensure public safety communications personnel have access to a variety of FirstNet tools and resources
- Provide an overview of the types of data expected to be available to 9-1-1 dispatchers and first responders as a result of fully integrated FirstNet and NG9-1-1 systems
Also presenting is Curtis Sutton, Executive Director of the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board. Sutton will share information about the deployment of NG9-1-1 in Tennessee and will address:
- A brief overview of the state’s NG9-1-1 efforts
- Development of a statewide GIS standard and ALI database
- Future considerations in implementing Tennessee’s NG9-1-1 system
Register now for the webinar on Tuesday, June 21st from 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time.
About the State of 911 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.