On October 26, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) launched its Innovation Call for Proposals (CFP). It will close on 11 December 2017. Please see the announcement at https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-17-00800956.
CITIG 11 Agenda Released and Book Your Room Now!
Click here for our preliminary agenda. The detailed agenda will be out very soon. Equally important, don't miss out on accommodations at the Workshop hotel, Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre. The CITIG Workshop Rate is $185 plus taxes per night and the room block will only be held until 4:00 PM on November 1, 2017 (prices are not guaranteed after this date). Full details on our registration page at https://cacp.ca/citig-11.html?mid=277.
Limited exhibit and sponsorship opportunities also remain. Don’t Miss Your Chance to Participate in CITIG 11!
CITIG 11 Announced!
Join us for Canada’s premiere communications interoperability event from December 3 to 6, 2017 in Ottawa. The eleventh Canadian Public Safety Interoperability Workshop, widely known as CITIG 11, will again break new ground on key voice and data interoperability 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.
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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