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May 6, 2014
NPSTC Panel Presentation:  Broadband Public Safety Requirements Update 
APCO Broadband Summit & Expo 2014
Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
The National Public Safety Telecommunication Council (NPSTC) will be participating in a panel presentation at the APCO Broadband Summit & Expo 2014 in Washington, D.C.  Please join us in improving public safety communications and interoperability through collaborative leadership. Together we can create one unified voice for public safety.

Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

APCOs Annual Public Safety Broadband Summit & Expo provides a forum for technology experts, policy leaders, industry partners, wireless service providers, and public safety professionals to discuss timely issues affecting the deployment of the FirstNet nationwide public safety broadband network.  This year’s Summit will focus on the latest progress of FirstNet, innovations in public safety mobile apps, cybersecurity, and developments in LTE and broadband technology.

Please see the APCO Broadband Summit & Expo 2014 website for more information. 

NPSTC Panel Presentation:  Broadband Public Safety Requirements Update
Presenters:  Harlin McEwen, Paul Patrick, Barry Luke, and Andy Thiessen

Session Date:  Tuesday, May 6, 2014 
Session Time:  2:00 - 2:45 p.m. EST 
Session Room Location:  TBD

Registration for this meeting is closed.


Harlin McEwen, Paul Patrick, Barry Luke, and Andy Thiessen

PANEL:   Broadband Public Safety Requirements Update

A panel presentation on the public safety broadband requirements currently under development by the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) with a question and answer session for attendees.

The presentation will include the following updates:

1.  700 MHz Broadband, Public Safety Requirements at FirstNet Launch (update:  finalized, submitted to PSAC, and to FirstNet and available on NPSTC web site)

2.  Broadband Applications for EMS presentation

3.  Public Safety Quantitative Launch Requirements project

4.  Console LTE Project

5.  Public Safety Messaging

6.  Public Safety Telephony

7.  Public Safety Grade

8.  Public Safety Qualitative Requirements - Year 1 to Year 3

NEW:  Virtual audience may send questions to and we will address them during the Q&A portion of each presentation.

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