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You are cordially invited to participate in NENA?s ICE 9 testing event. In light of the ongoing COVID pandemic, ICE 9 will be entirely virtual and will take place Monday through Friday, February 22 through March 5, 2021.NENA?s Next Generation 9-1-1 Industry Collaboration Event (ICE) series provides the opportunity for 9 1 1 equipment and service providers to come together to test products and... more
The following statements may be attributed to Dan Henry, Regulatory Counsel and Director of Government Affairs for NENA: The 9-1-1 Association: ?America?s 9-1-1 community is encouraged by the U.S. House of Representatives votes this week to ensure a resilient communications network amid the coronavirus pandemic. We commend Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications... more
Congratulations to the forty 9-1-1 professionals who passed the summer 2020 ENP exam and are now certified Emergency Number Professionals! Well done! For more information on how you too can achieve this prestigious professional designation, visit the ENP webpage.
NENA: The 9-1-1 Association is launching a new program aimed at promoting greater diversity and inclusion throughout the nation?s 9-1-1 organizations.The Diversity in 9-1-1 Leadership Program will equip new and diverse voices with the skills, knowledge, and training necessary to advance to upper-level positions in 9-1-1 agencies and become leaders in the 9-1-1 community.With support from... more
The NENA Managing & Monitoring NG9?1?1 Information Document provides guidance to 9-1-1 authorities at all levels, and to their vendors, on considerations and best practices for monitoring and managing NG9-1-1 services and infrastructure. The document covers end-state NG9-1-1 deployments and transitional deployments moving toward full NG9-1-1 functionality. This document contains information... more
The NENA Impact of IoT Devices and Emergency Calling Applications Information Document describes the impact of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and emergency calling applications (Apps) on 9-1-1 and provides crucial instruction to developers of IoT devices and systems so that their implementations are effective in their intended interaction with 9-1-1 services.
America?s 9-1-1 professionals are coming together to demonstrate their continued commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, starting with the formation of a task force to examine these issues within NENA: The 9-1-1 Association and the greater 9-1-1 community. NENA is accepting applications for its new Diversity & Inclusion Special Committee, which will explore how NENA, as an... more
The NG9-1-1 Interoperability Oversight Commission (NIOC), the independent oversight body for standards-driven interoperability programs for NG9-1-1, is proud to announce approval and signature of a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with DigiCert for the US PSAP Credentialing Agency (PCA) on July 29, 2020 (In Canada, the CRTC mandated that NG9-1-1 network providers are to provide PCAs). The MSA... more
America?s 9-1-1 professionals are among the first responders and local heroes being celebrated this week as the convenience and fuel retailing industry unites in the second annual 24/7 Day event on Friday, July 24. NENA: The 9-1-1 Association is partnering with the NACS Foundation and American Red Cross in the annual national event, which recognizes first responders, medical personnel, and... more
NENA seeks volunteers for a new working group to write a NENA Information Document that will provide guidance and recommended best practices to the PSAPs for the use of supplemental location and caller information as identified in the Recommended Best Practices for Supplemental 9-1-1 Location Data document created by NENA staff, NASNA and iCERT. In addition to supplemental location data, this... more