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APCO Show Daily
Monday, August 12
We begin today with the Opening General Session featuring a keynote address from Sal Giunta in the Venetian Ballroom. Immediately following the General Session is the exhibit hall ribbon cutting. Sal Giunta will be in the APCO Pavilion for a photo opp with attendees.

So much is happening in the exhibit hall this year, including the Career Advancement Center, dog demonstrations, New Products Zone, Presentation Theater and the Network & Recharge Lounge with complimentary charging stations and an afternoon treat. As you make your way through the hall, don’t forget to complete the Expo Quest, your chance to win a full complimentary registration to next year’s conference in Baltimore, MD.

Stop by the APCO Pavilion to check out live demos of APCO IntelliComm™, the next generation criteria-based guidecard software that is supported by IBM Watson Analytics. See the live demos schedule or complete this form to get a one-on-one demo.

White at the Pavilion, take some time to browse the display of public safety artifacts collected by the Historical Committee and talk with staff about membership, training, certification, frequency coordination services, standards and more.
 
Updates & Reminders
  • Free Wi-Fi is available! Connect to the network: APCO2018, use password: apco2018
  • Plan who you will visit in the exhibit hall by taking a look at the floorplan and exhibitor list.
  • The Blood Drive (Booth #390) is going on today in the exhibit hall from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Walk-ins will be accepted onsite if space is available.)
  • Don’t forget to sign up for a PSAP tour at the APCO Information Desk.
  • Calling all APCO Institute Agency Instructors - Join APCO Institute staff for an informal roundtable discussion at 1:00 p.m. in the APCO Institute Resource Room, Venetian-Palazzo, Marco Polo 703-704, Level 1.
  • Special Session: The October 1st Music Festival Shooting – A PSAP Perspective is at 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Venetian-Palazzo, Galileo Ballroom, Level 1. More information
  • Take part in the Boot Camp that will get your heart pumping from athletic drills and training exercises. All fitness levels are welcome!
 
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Conference Coverage

Get caught up on some of yesterday’s sessions. Read the wrap up.

  • Cutting Edge Policy Issues for APCO Members
  • Cybersecurity 101: What Every PSAP Needs to Know
  • Cybersecurity and Emergency Communications: Protecting the Systems That Protect the Public
  • Hurricane Irma: Taking Care of Our Own
  • O% Turnover: How the Best 9-1-1 Leaders Keep Their Best Employees
  • New Findings and Improved Tools for Staffing and Retention
  • Non-Traditional Approaches to Modernizing 9-1-1
  • Lessons Learned From an Act of Terror on Campus
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APCO International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Public Safety Communications and Technology Leadership Awards. They will be recognized today at the Opening General Session at APCO 2018.
 
APCO International concluded the first day of the 2018 annual conference with its first general business session where members approved a resolution joining other law enforcement agencies to push for seamless interoperability of next generation 9-1-1.
 
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