December 2013 Presentations

Tuesday, December 3

Keynote Address: Boston’s Plans for Implementing New Dispatch and Emergency Response Technologies

Roderick Fraser, Boston Fire Commissioner

NG9-1-1 Implementation Strategies and Considerations
Jay English, Director, Comm Center 9-1-1 Services, APCO International

Text-to-9-1-1: Know Your Options
John Snapp, VP/Senior Technical Officer, Intrado

John Facella, P.E., C. Eng., RCC Consultants

Critical Communications and EMS Management of the Boston Marathon Bombing
Joseph L. O’Hare, Deputy Superintendent, Commander/Dispatch Operations, Boston Emergency Medical Services

The Role of Social Media in the Response to the Marathon Attacks
John Daley, Deputy Superintendent, Boston Police Department

Public Safety Communications Research Program Update
Nelson Hastings, PSCR

Public Safety Broadband
Andrew M. Seybold, CEO and Principal Consultant, Andrew Seybold, Inc.

Wednesday, June 26

FirstNet Update
Kevin McGinnis, FirstNet Board Member and Chief/CEO, North East Mobile Health Services

Broadband and the Future User Experience
Richard Coupland, Director, Public Safety Market Development, General Dynamics C4 Systems

Mobile App Innovations
Charlie Jacobson, Eddie Zhou and Darshan Desai, FireStop

Creating the Most Effective Apps for Public Safety
Chris Osgood and Nigel Jacob of Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics
Mark Reddish, Government Relations Associate, APCO International

The Importance of Public Safety Communications
Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Tech Talks: Quick, Informative Ideas in 20-Minute Rounds