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CITIG 13 Agenda NOW ONLINE!

The agenda for CITIG 13 is now online. Please click here to see the agenda and to register TODAY!

Limited exhibit and sponsorship opportunities also remain. Don’t Miss Your Chance to Participate in CITIG 13!

CITIG 13 Announced!

“We need to talk” Join us for Canada’s premiere communications interoperability event from December 1 to 3, 2019 in Toronto. The thirteeth Canadian Public Safety Interoperability Workshop, widely known as CITIG 13, will again break new ground on key voice and data interoperability, NG9-1-1 and more issues facing today’s public safety sector.

Want to attend? This event sells out consistently, so secure your spot today! Want to be an exhibitor or sponsor? Download the Contribution & Exhibit Package. In either case, do it early — all past workshops have sold out! Full details on our Event Page.

Progress Report on a National Public Safety Broadband Network - Now Available

In May 2018, Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Emergency Management collectively acknowledged the benefits of a potential Public Safety Broadband Network (PSBN) and endorsed the establishment of a Temporary National Coordination Office (TNCO) to guide the work on a PSBN for the next two years. 

The TNCO Progress report released in June 2019 can be read here.

New U.S. Resource on NG9-1-1 and Broadband

 The National 911 Program and the National Association of State 911 Administrators (NASNA) have created a 16-page brochure NG911 & FirstNet Guide for State and Local Authorities to help local authorities understand the difference between NG9-1-1 and FirstNet as decisions are made about the future of emergency communications. Some of the information will be helpful to Canadian organizations. Download the guide here.

APCO Releases Report on Broadband Implications for the PSAP

In August, APCO International announced the publication of a seminal report titled Broadband Implications for the PSAP.  This report provides a forward-looking analysis of emergency communications, as 9-1-1 centers across the nation transition from decades-old technology to the broadband era and beyond.  The report and related materials can be accessed at www.apcop43.org

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