APCO's Emerging Technology Forum
wrapped up after two full days of presentations from leading public safety and technology experts before an audience from the Pittsburgh area and across the country.
The Forum was another opportunity for attendees to learn about cutting edge issues and network with other industry experts and public safety communications professionals. With major drivers of broadband capabilities such as FirstNet and NG9-1-1 quickly progressing, being knowledgeable of the latest issues has never been more important. Read more
for speakers is in full swing for APCO 2019,
APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo, being held in Baltimore, MD,
August 11-14. This event draws thousands of leaders in the public safety
communications community. We invite you to submit session ideas that will
create an extraordinary experience for our attendees. Find out more and
submit your proposal today
. All proposals are due by December 18, 2018.
Growing concern for safety among the public is driving expectations for greater use of surveillance technology.
An industry consultant argues that taking advantage of existing networks will quickly improve lifesaving first-response communications.
Australia models its new national emergency communications network on FirstNet, the U.S. public safety telecommunications network.
|Contact Center World
Fayetteville Police Department and Cumberland County Emergency Management has had the texting service since 2014, and the region will upgrade its 9-1-1 system again in 2019 as it converts Next Generation 9-1-1 technology.
|The LaGrange Daily News
Troup County 9-1-1 employees responded to a request for the Georgia Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) to help Miller-Baker E9-1-1. Hurricane Michael left 96 percent of residents without power.
Register now for these featured APCO courses.
Public Safety Telecommunicator 1, 7th Edition, Athol, MA, #51221 Mass. Fees – 12/3/18 – 12/7/18
Bullying and Negativity in the Communications Center, Gulfport, MS, #49123 MS State Rate – 12/10/18
Disaster Operations and the Communications Center, Kenner, LA, #51781 – 12/13/18
Disaster Operations and the Communications Center, Kenner, LA, #51782 – 12/14/18
Communications Training Officer, 5th Edition, Holbrook, MA, #51350 Mass. Fees – 12/17/18 – 12/19/18
Emergency Medical Dispatch 5.3, Palatine, IL, #51036 – 12/17/18
Customer Service in Today's Public Safety Communications, Daytona Beach, FL, #51379 – 12/17/18
Surviving Stress, Daytona Beach, FL, #51380 – 12/18/18
Customer Service in Today's Public Safety Communications, Palatine, IL, #51037 – 12/19/18
Surviving Stress, Palatine, IL, #51038 – 12/20/18
Emergency Medical Dispatch Manager, Palatine, IL, #51039 – 12/21/18
Communications Training Officer, 5th Edition, Smethport, PA, #51701 – 2/25/19 – 2/27/19
See the full schedule
of all upcoming live courses.