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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO HOST SUMMIT ON 911 AND ENHANCED 911 SERVICES ON FEBRUARY 6, 2008
Washington, D.C. – The Federal Communications Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) announced that it will convene a summit on issues relating to the deployment and use of Next Generation 911 technology and the coordination of those efforts among Public Safety Answering Points, the telecommunications industry and manufacturers on February 6, 2008, 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305).
The Summit will include expert panels composed of representatives from the public safety community, government, and the communications industry. A detailed agenda will be released in the coming weeks.
The Summit will be open to the public; admittance however will be limited to the seating available. Those individuals who are interested in attending the summit may pre-register on-line at: http://www.fcc.gov/pshs/summits/911/. Those who pre-registered will be asked to provide their name, title, organization affiliation, and contact information. Individuals may also contact Sue Gilgenbach at 202-418-0639 regarding pre-registration. A live audiocast will be available at www.fcc.gov on a first come, first serve basis (maximum of 200 listeners at any one time).
Other reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Include a description of the accommodation you will need including as much detail as you can. Individuals making such request must include their contact information should FCC staff need to contact them for more information. Requests should be made as early as possible. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to meet. Please, send an e-mail to [email protected] or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau: 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).
For additional information about the meeting, please contact Todd Mitchell at (202) 418-1555 or by email at [email protected]. Press inquiries should be directed to Robert Kenny.
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