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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)

Location: N255

Date: Wednesday, March 23

Time: 10:15 am - 11:30 am

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.