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Location, Location, Location: Keys for Incident Response
Brandon Abley (Technical Issues Director, NENA: The 9-1-1 Association)
Date: Wednesday, September 29
Time: 10:15am - 11:30am
Track: 911 & Emergency Communications
Format: 75-Minute Short Course
Vault Recording: TBD
Where is the incident? It’s the first question that 911 call-takers try to determine during any emergency call. Getting XY coordinates with a 911 call has been commonplace for years, but the ability to get vertical—or Z-axis—location could be coming soon. Hear from first responders and industry experts about the challenges associated with getting accurate location information, particularly in large multistory structures. In addition, get updates about the progress being made to make XY location information more accurate, dispatchable location a reality, and finding first responders on scene significantly easier.