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Subject: FYI: URISA Addressing & Emergency Response Conference to be held in New Orleans

----- Original Message -----
To: Creed
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 9:56 AM
Subject: Addressing & Emergency Response in New Orleans

Important conference deadline - March 23 is the last day to secure hotel rooms at the discounted conference rate.
The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) and the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) are pleased to announce the Second Geospatial Integration for Public Safety Conference (formerly URISA's Addressing Conference: Street Smart and Address Savvy) to be held April 15-18, 2007 in New Orleans. This conference is designed to bring together GIS professionals, addressing coordinators, 9-1-1 and emergency response specialists for a networking and learning opportunity.

Educational sessions are scheduled within the following program tracks:
Addressing Basics, Coordination, and Standards
*       Addressing Basics: So You Thought Addressing Was Easy!?
*       The Draft FGDC Street Address Data Standard: Adoption, Implementation and Beyond
*       Integrating with the Enterprise: Effective Interfaces Between E-911 and Local Government
*       Addressing Across the Enterprise: Case Studies in Multi-Jurisdictional Addressing and GIS
Emergency Response and 9-1-1
*       National Alliance for Public Safety GIS
*       Moving Addressing into Public Safety
*       Integrating GIS with Emergency Response and Planning
*       National and Regional Solutions
Case Studies of GIS Integration with Public Safety
*       Public Safety Spatial Data Analysis
*       Spatially Enabling the PSAP
*       Managing Geospatial Integration (Why Does it Matter?)
*       Data Use: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Hot Topics
*       Situational Awareness: Role of Imagery in Emergency Response
*       Technologies for NG 9-1-1
*       Effective Emergency Response Though Modeling and Visualization
*       LUCA. Can You Afford Not To?

The inaugural conference took place in April 2006 in Nashville and generated quite a buzz. Don't miss the conference this year!
Saturday, April 14: Come early to attend the free French Quarter Festival - great music and food!

Sunday, April 15: Register for one of these three pre-conference workshops...
*       Introduction to Next Generation 9-1-1
*       Understanding GIS for the PSAP
*       Addresses and IS/GIS Implementation: Key to GIS Success

Notable Sessions
Monday, April 16: Keynote address by John Ellison, Executive Director, Shelby County, Alabama 9-1-1: "The Brave New World of Integrated Emergency Communications"

Tuesday, April 17:
Plenary Session: Hurricane Katrina - Lessons Learned
Plenary Session: Next Generation Emergency Communications

Wednesday, April 18:
Post-conference tours: New Orleans PSAP or Hurricane Katrina

For complete conference information, visit:
Session and presenter information, exhibit details and online registration are included.
Questions? Call 847-824-6300 or email info@urisa.org

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