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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... 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