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Subject: FW: HOLD THE DATE: AHC/RECCWG Regional Public Safety Communications and Interoperability Workshop Sept 7-9, 2010


 

 

Bill Kalin

Clarus Technology, Inc.

Office for Interoperability and Compatibility

Science and Technology

Department of Homeland Security

(O) - 202-254-6774

(C) - 703-283-2835

 

From: Engle, Herbert
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2010 8:04 AM
To: Gusty, Denis; Kalin, William <CTR>
Subject: FW: HOLD THE DATE: AHC/RECCWG Regional Public Safety Communications and Interoperability Workshop Sept 7-9, 2010

 

 

 

From: info=ahcusa.org__1qzs51ze8lv6@ln39r4941bs7pjus.a70svq20f7eeiei8.f6m6xz.bounce.salesforce.com [mailto:info=ahcusa.org__1qzs51ze8lv6@ln39r4941bs7pjus.a70svq20f7eeiei8.f6m6xz.bounce.salesforce.com] On Behalf Of All Hazards Consortium
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2010 7:23 AM
To: herbert.engle@dhs.gov
Subject: HOLD THE DATE: AHC/RECCWG Regional Public Safety Communications and Interoperability Workshop Sept 7-9, 2010

 

 

All Hazards Consortium

In conjunction with the FEMA

Regional Emergency Communications Coordination Working Group

 

2010 Regional Public Safety Communications

and Interoperability Workshop

Workshop Overview:

On September 7-9, 2010, the states and UASIs of the All Hazards Consortium (www.ahcusa.org), in conjunction with FEMA Region II and III Regional Emergency Communications Coordination Groups (RECCWG), will be hosting a Regional Public Safety Communications and Interoperability Workshop in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. 

 

The vision for this workshop is to further the progress that has been made by both the RECCWG and the AHC Interoperability Working Groups as the result of prior workshops and meetings, white paper recommendations and results of the baseline assessment with actionable next steps. 

 

Goals and Objectives:

 

Educate:

  Provide a briefing on the results of the nine (9) state Regional Interoperability Capability Baseline Assessment and its impact on regional interoperability

  Provide federal sector updates from:

o   Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) Communications Projects and Programs

o   Department of Justice Communications (DOJ) Projects and Programs

o   Department of Transportation (DOT) National 911 project

o   Briefing from Office of Emergency Communications  on NECP Goal 1 exercises

o   IPAWS Project update

  Provide technology briefings on current state of solutions including:

o   Radio over IP

o   4G apps for first responders

o   Satellite/cellular technology

o   Situational Awareness solutions

o   New Technology for communications of voice/data to mobile and fixed first responders

 

Plan and Coordinate:

  Discuss funding for projects outlined by gaps in baseline assessment

  Cross matrix recommendations from previous meetings and white papers to map out regional projects for subsequent grant cycles

  Develop an action plan for next steps

 

Collaborate:

  Bring together the AHC Interoperability Working Group members, RECCWG and the new Office of Emergency Communications Regional representatives with the private sector and non-governmental organizations to share information, facilitate dialog and build relationships to coordinate future events

 

DRAFT SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

         Afternoon educational briefings and technology showcase

         Evening reception and dinner

 

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

         Interoperability Working Group Progress

         Regional Interoperability Capability Baseline Assessment Update

         Federal, State, Local, UASI and Private Sector Panel Discussions

 

Thursday, September 9, 2010 (Invitation Only)

         RECCWG Meeting 

         Private Working Group Meeting 

         Working Group Strategic Plan and Project Development

 

Sponsor Information:

Sponsorship opportunities are available for companies or organizations to showcase research, projects, products, solutions and services to this senior-level audience.  For more information, or to create your own custom sponsorship package, please contact Paula Copperthite at 301-928-6674 or paula.copperthite@ahcusa.org.

 

Registration (coming soon)

 

Location:

Atlantic Sands Hotel

101 North Boardwalk

Rehoboth Beach, DE   19971

302-227-2511

http://www.atlanticsandshotel.com/

 

For more information, email info@ahcusa.org   





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