Originally published: May 21, 2010
Last updated: November 29, 2010 - 10:40am
The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Continuity Programs (NCP) will hold a workshop on 21st Century Emergency Alerting: Leveraging Multiple Technologies to Bring Alerts and Warnings to the Public.
The workshop will be held on Thursday, June 10, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305). The workshop will highlight the status of and relevant details related to the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, including the Next Generation Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the Commercial Mobile Alert System. This public meeting will also provide FEMA, the FCC and other Federal partners an opportunity to gather feedback on outstanding issues related to these systems, the upcoming National EAS test, and the FCC's upcoming inquiry proceeding on next generation alerting.