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Head in the Cloud: Leveraging Cloud-based Solutions in the Field

David Blankinship  (Senior Technology Advisor, Western Fire Chiefs Association)

Dan Munsey  (Fire Chief / Fire Warden, San Bernardino County Fire)

Bryan Wiens  (Sr. Product Manager, Cloud Services, InterTalk Critical Information Systems)

Dick Mirgon  (Public Safety/FirstNet Consultant, Public Safety Broadband Technology Association)

Location: W232

Date: Wednesday, September 29

Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Track: Cloud

Format: 75-Minute Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

Cloud-based applications are nothing new, but public-safety officials historically have been reluctant to use them, because access to the cloud can be interrupted by the same incidents that generate the need for emergency response. But today, many are realizing the value of being able to access cloud-based applications on scene while broadband coverage improves, public-safety agencies are given priority/preemption, and deployable solutions become increasingly flexible and affordable. Learn how cloud-based applications are impacting responses and how agencies are ensuring that they maintain connectivity to the cloud.