NENA News, Press & Stories
NENA seeks volunteers for a new working group to address specific items identified as future work in the NENA Standard for NG9-1-1 GIS Data Model. This document will be developed in compliance with ANSI Essential Requirements processes. The scope of this working group is limited to these items:
Inconsistencies related to layer names, domains, and street type field names... more
With many people still facing travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NENA: The 9-1-1 Association is proud to launch a slate of instructor-led online (ILO) courses that enable 9-1-1 professionals to receive NENA?s industry-best education and training content in a virtual classroom.
Starting Thursday, May 28, NENA will offer 13 of its most popular in-person courses in the ILO environment... more
NENA is proud to publish How 9-1-1 Is Changing in a COVID-19 World, the second paper in NENA?s 9-1-1 & COVID-19 report series. These reports are designed to inform public-safety stakeholders, policymakers, and the public about how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting 9-1-1 operations, technology, and personnel.
This report, based on 500 survey responses from 9-1-1 professionals across 44... more
After careful consideration, NENA has decided to reschedule the NENA 2020 Conference & Expo, previously planned for June 13-18 in Long Beach, CA. The new dates are September 24-29 and Long Beach remains our host city. With the well-being of attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and volunteers as the number one priority, it is clear that rescheduling #NENA2020 is the only responsible course of... more
NENA's NG9-1-1 Guide for 9-1-1 Authorities is an easy to understand, high-level overview of the components of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1), specifically written for 9-1-1 authorities. The components and building blocks of NG9-1-1 are presented at a high level, with step-by-step call-flow diagrams. This provides 9-1-1 authorities with simple explanations along with links to specification... more
Laurie Anderson, ENP elected 2nd Vice President; Cassie Lowery, ENP elected Southeastern Director; Bruce Romero, ENP elected Western Director; Karin Marquez, ENP elected Private Sector Director.
Today, NENA: The 9-1-1 Association announced that Laurie Anderson, ENP of the Charlotte County (FL) Sheriff's Office, Cassie Lowery, ENP of Rutherford County (TN) Emergency Communications, Bruce Romero,... more
The NG9-1-1 Interoperability Oversight Commission (NIOC) is pleased to announce that Laurie Flaherty, Coordinator for the National 911 Program at the U.S. Department of Transportation, and David Furth, Deputy Chief of the Federal Communications Commission?s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, have been confirmed by the NENA Board to fill two non-voting seats on the NIOC. In this role,... more
Self-Care for Women in 9-1-1
Thursday, May 14 | 1PM Eastern (live) or On-Demand
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Join NENA for the the latest edition of the Women in 9-1-1 (WIN) webinar series!
While we are all struggling with the anxiety and work- and life-changes caused by COVID-19, it?s more important than ever to be kind to ourselves and practice self-care. When your job is to help others,... more
HR & Wellness Best Practices for PSAPs During the COVID-19 PandemicFriday, April 24 | 3PM Eastern (live) or On-Demand
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It's essential to maintain effective 9-1-1 center operations during these unprecedented times. We must keep our ourselves - and our teams - safe and healthy so that we can continue to protect the public. Attend this special COVID-19 webinar to... more
The NG9-1-1 Interoperability Oversight Commission (NIOC) is proud to announce an RFP award to tech companies Eonti and DigiCert to operate the PSAP Credentialing Agency (PCA). This is a key element in building greater trust and interoperability in Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) systems. The award is a significant milestone in establishing a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for NG9-1-1, as... more