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NG9-1-1: It Takes A Village (and a bank)
Joe Hanna (Principal, Directions)
Christy Williams (Director of 9-1-1, North Central Texas 9-1-1)
Ray Paddock (VP, Business Development, Synergem Technologies, Inc)
David Jones (SVP, Strategic Accounts, Mission Critical Partners, LLC)
Don Brittingham (President, Northern Lights Consulting, LLC)
Eric Hagerson (Public Safety Policy Director, T-Mobile)
Track : 9-1-1 / Control Rooms
Format: Short Course
Vault Recording: TBD
Upgrading Public Safety Answering Points/Emergency Communication Centers to Next Generation 9-1-1 requires integration of a variety components. Members of the Industry Council for Emergency Communications Technologies (iCERT) will provide an overview of the various elements of the migration to NG 9-1-1. Given recent legislative actions that were previously proposed, but no longer in play, that would provide funding for nationwide migration to NG 9-1-1 have impacted plans for agency upgrades across the nation. This panel will provide insights as mechanisms used by entities that have made the move to NG 9-1-1 and opportunities to regain attention at the national level for future federal funding.