PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, October 30, 2015
APCO is excited to announce that Dereck Orr, Division Chief, NIST Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division, will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at the upcoming Emerging Technology Forum. Orr will provide an update on the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program. The PSCR provides research, development, testing and evaluation to foster nationwide communications interoperability. Learn about the major research initiatives underway to advance public safety communications. Orr joins a terrific line-up of VIP speakers that also includes FirstNet President TJ Kennedy and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. View the program.
 
An EMD Program That Actually Works For YOU
Looking for an EMD program that meets the needs of your specific agency? Then join APCO Institute’s EMD Manager, Dorothy Cave, as she demonstrates how APCO’s EMD Program can be customized for your PSAP. From training courses, guidecards and software to continuing education and QA/QI initiatives, APCO’s EMD Program is designed to gives agencies options. So, if your agency is planning an EMD implementation – or if your current EMD program doesn’t meet your agency needs – then you are in the right place! Register now.
 
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Industry News
There is only a week left until the APCO Canada & NENA Ontario Conference & Tradeshow taking place November 2-5, 2015 in Ontario. Register today and take advantage of a special discount. Just enter the code LAST-CHANCE during registration to save $100!
 
The Verge Verizon has submitted a petition to the FCC requesting that the regulatory body grant it a waiver identical to the one it gave to AT&T earlier this month.
 
American City and County The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has released a 15-page toolkit which details success factors for those that protect government data.
 
WKBN.com A questionable new law will go into effect in Ohio in January, which will force counties to reduce the number of locations where cell 9-1-1 calls can be received to no more than four locations.
 
GCN.com Charlotte officials wanted to improve the speed, general usability of the systems already in place and build a public safety network infrastructure that could support video transmission and whatever came next.
 
 
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