Deltek & iCERT Seminar: Strategic Resourcing and Coordination for Emergency Communications
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Join Deltek, The Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT), and the Department of Homeland Security for a briefing on strategic resourcing and coordination for emergency communications, featuring Chris Macintosh-Virginia Interoperability Coordinator.

Join Deltek, iCERT, and DHS in a half-day session focused strictly on emergency communications and the issues and challenges facing state and local public safety agencies. With the FCC’s narrowbanding deadline coming to a close and with the distinct need to plan for elements of network convergence regarding NG911 and public safety broadband, emergency response agencies are moving quickly to ensure proper resourcing and coordination during disasters of all magnitudes. Hear from members of DHS and FEMA on what is needed in order to properly plan, develop, and implement mission critical communication capabilities for first responders.

    During this briefing the following topics will be addressed:
  • Communication in a world driven by social media
  • Public safety mandates and deadlines
  • Effective resourcing through budgeting, procurement, and implementation

Hosted by Verizon.

Sponsorships Available: Please Contact Tiffany Gary at 703-480-5500 for more information.

PLEASE NOTE – Breakfast and lunch will be served at this event. The value of the meals will be $16.00. We request that any government employee attending the event either (1) certify that accepting the meals is consistent with any ethics rules applicable to them; (2) pay for the cost of the meals; or (3) indicate that they do not intend on participating in the meals. If you have questions, or wish to make arrangements for payment, please contact George Rice .

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Time Description
8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Overview
9:10 a.m. Social Media & Emergency Response- NPM 2.0 Recap
9:40 a.m.

Key Issues, Part I: Public Safety Mandates and Deadlines

David Furth
Deputy Chief
Federal Communications Commission
Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau

Chris Macintosh
Statewide Interoperability Coordinator
Commonwealth of Virginia

10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m.

Key Issues, Part 2: Effective Resourcing of Emergency Calling and Communications

Jeff Webster,
Manager, State and Local Research

David Jones
Vice President
Mission Critical Partners

12:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Event Concludes