2017 NENA Full Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, September 13, 2017: Pre-Conference National NENA Course and ENP Study Group (vendors and sponsors welcome to attend classes).

Wednesday, September 13, 2017: Welcome Reception and annual pig roast with live music.

Thursday, September 14, 2017:     7:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.: Vendor check-in and set-up

Thursday, September 14, 2017:     Keynote speech, education sessions, vendor exhibits.

Thursday, September 14, 2017:     25th anniversary dinner with live music.

Friday, September 15, 2017:          Dual educational super sessions, conference ends at 1:00 P.M.

**   At the 2017 annual conference, the Keystone State Chapter of NENA will elect a new secretary and treasurer.  A committee comprised of the chapter’s three (3) regional representatives is accepting nominations for both offices.  As a reminder the office of secretary is a successive office, which means this person will move to vice-president and ultimately president.  The office of treasurer is not in the line of succession, but is a minimum two-year term.

Please contact one of the regional directors should you be interested in one of these offices.

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

National NENA Course – Disability Awareness Training for 9-1-1.

ENP Study Group.

4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

PUC 911 Task Force Meeting.

6:00pm to 10:00pm

Annual Pig Roast with Live Music 

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

8:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.

Opening Remarks.

9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

Keynote Presentation, Brian Fontes, NENA CEO.

Breakout Sessions – 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Session 1 – (GIS) Boundaries for NG9-1-1, the elephant is still in the room.

Session 2 – (Technology) FirstNet presentation.

Session 3 –  (Operations) Round table discussion on the future commonwealth 911 telecommunicator quality assurance and training standards.

Session 4 – (Vendor) TBD.

Breakout Sessions – 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Session 1 – (GIS) Ok, you want me to share my data to support the NG9-1-1 GIS Data Model.. Now what?

Session 2 – (Technology) Overview of 911 location technologies.

Session 3 – (Operations) Quality Assurance best practices.

Session 4 – (Vendor) TBD.

Lunch – 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

 Opening of Vendor Area

Breakout Sessions – 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Session 1 – (GIS) My GIS data supporting Public Safety is good, but…bring your own problem to the session.

Session 2 – (Technology) Presentation on the new statewide radio system and a PA FirstNet update.

Session 3 – (Operations) Training program best practices.

Session 4 –  (Vendor) TBD.

3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M

NENA Annual Meeting. –

At the 2017 annual conference, the Keystone State Chapter of NENA will elect a new secretary and treasurer.  A committee comprised of the chapter’s three (3) regional representatives is accepting nominations for both offices.  As a reminder the office of secretary is a successive office, which means this person will move to vice-president and ultimately president.  The office of treasurer is not in the line of succession, but is a minimum two-year term.

Please contact one of the regional directors should you be interested in one of these offices.

4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

 Vendor Exhibits.

7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.

25th Anniversary Dinner with Live Music

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

8:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.

Opening Remarks.

9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

State of 911 in the Commonwealth (PEMA).

10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

Super Sessions:

Session 1 – Domestic Violence Training for 911.

Session 2 – Open Records Training for 911.

Session 3 – NextGen9-1-1 GIS Data, are you ready? A walk through a self-audit.

12:30 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Lunch.

1:00 P.M.

 Conference Ends.