NENA News, Press & Stories
Women Mentoring Women: Growth & Advancement Through ConnectionThursday, December 10 | 1PM Eastern (live) or On-DemandFREE! Click here to register!Join NENA for the latest edition of the Women in 9-1-1 (WIN) webinar series! This webinar helps you understand the benefits of having a mentor to work with during different steps in your career, as well how to become a mentor who can encourage,... more
The NG9-1-1 Interoperability Oversight Commission (NIOC) is pleased to announce release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Forest Guide. The Forest Guide is a core functional element in IETF and NG9-1-1 standards to allow for transfer of calls between disparate ESInets.The Forest Guide?s functionality is described in IETF 5582 and a Forest Guide for NG9-1-1 is specified in NENA?s i3... more
The NG9-1-1 Interoperability Oversight Commission (NIOC) is pleased to announce completion of Version 1.0 of the Certificate Policy (CP) for the NG9-1-1 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). This initial PKI provides a uniform standardized method for securely expressing one?s type, identity, role and agency affiliation within the NG9-1-1 ecosystem. This system is designed to provide for seamless and... more
The NENA i3 Standard for Next Generation 9-1-1 provides detailed functional and interface specifications for Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) and serves as the foundation for NENA?s suite of NG9-1-1 standards. As this is a 2nd public review, only
the highlighted edits are open for comment.
Version 3 includes key updates to NG9-1-1 infrastructure to ensure continued support for interoperability... more
On October 27, officials from NENA and APCO International adopted a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to guide the joint standards development work undertaken by the two organizations when renewing a joint standard. One such example is the Standard for Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Deployment, which is up for its next five-year review in 2020. Separately, the two... more
NENA announced today that it has cancelled its upcoming in-person events ? the NG9-1-1 Standards & Best Practices Conference (originally planned for January ?21) and 9-1-1 Goes to Washington (originally planned for February ?21) ? due to the ongoing public-health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. NENA is exploring the possibility of hosting a virtual 9-1-1... more
The NENA Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) United States Civic Location Data Exchange Format (CLDXF) Standard provides a definitive set of core civic location data elements that support emergency response and supports the exchange of United States civic location information related to 9-1-1 calls, both within the US and internationally, by defining the detailed data elements needed for location... more
From now through December 4, NENA is accepting session proposals for the NENA 2021 Conference & Expo taking place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH from June 26 - July 1.
Presenting a session at NENA 2021 is an excellent opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with an audience of 9-1-1 professionals eager to gain and share information. It is also your chance... more
Save the DateVoting for NENA's 2021-22 Board of Directors opens on Monday, March 15. On that day, eligible members will receive an email with a direct link to NENA's online ballot along with voting instructions. Contact Member Services Director, Bri Robinson, if you do not receive a ballot. Once a member logs in, he or she will be able to review the nominations and vote. After officially casting... more
Conquer your Stress & Go From Worrier to WarriorWednesday, October 28 | 3PM Eastern (live) or On-DemandFREE for NENA Members | Not a member? Join today to receive access!Click here to register!Stress affects every aspect of our work and personal lives. It decreases cognitive function, increases dangerous risk-taking, and halts higher brain functions. It is imperative that we recognize that... more