2019 Annual Educational Conference & Industry Partner Trade Show
Sunday, September 8 - Wednesday, September 11, 2019
 
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9-1-1 Professional Awards        Senator Joe Haynes Award

This year there are schedule & agenda changes to Sunday evening and Monday.   Please note & make your plans accordingly.

We will be using the EventsXD conference app again this year.  

Log-on information will be sent in the future.

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Schedules are subject to change.

 

8:30 am - 5:00 pm  NENA Pre-Conference Course

"9-1-1 CENTER CULTURE: A STRATEGY FOR PERSONAL & ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS",

to view the full description of this program and the instructor's bio, click on the above title

Registration Fee:  $150.00   Maximum of 45 attendees.  

Attendees can register for this course only, or in addition to the full conference.

 

8:30 am - 3:00 pm "Scramblin' In The Boro" Golf Tournament   Go to Golf Tournament page for details

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Conference Registration Opens

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Exhibit Hall Set-up (Industry Partners Only)

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  

Opening Session

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  

Welcome Reception        

Location:  Embassy Suites     

MONDAY, September 9th

Schedules are subject to change.

 

 

  8:30 am - 12:00 pm  EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

12:00 pm -   1:30 pm   LUNCH (on your own)

 

Frontline 911 Professionals   presented by Scott Freitas, PowerPhone U

  8:30 -   9:30   GEt THE PICTURE

  9:45 - 10:45   HANDLING GAS LEAKS/SMOKE, ODOR CALLS

11:00 - 12:00   TCPR

Leadership & Management   presented by Paul Cash, Safety Force Company

  8:30 -   9:30   EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP I

  9:45 - 10:45   EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP II

11:00 - 12:00   EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP III

Professional Development

   8:30 - 12:00  FEMA PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TRAINING  Brandon Smith, et al

to view the full description of this program, click on the above title.

This is a two-day program (Monday & Tuesday) and attendees must participate in both days.

This program requires registration.  Class size is limited to 30 and a wait list will be established                      

   

TN-APCO

  8:30 -   9:30  TENNESSEE PUBLIC SAFETY NETWORK'S CISD TEAM & WHAT THE NETWORK CAN DO FOR YOUR AGENCY

Greg Bone

  9:45 - 10:45  APCO's "PROJECT 33" AGENCY TRAINING CERTIFICATION  Jared W. Pelham ENP, RPL;  Shift Supervisor, Hamilton County 9-1-1 ECD

11:00 - 12:00  THP DISPATCH & TACN STATEWIDE RADIO SYSTEM OVERVIEW  Brian Jones, Training Coordinator, THP Dispatch & TACN

 

Roundtable Forums

   8:30 -   9:30   ECD BOARD MEMBERS 101   TECB Staff & Board

   9:45 - 10:45   TECB ROUNDTABLE  TECB Staff & Board

 11:00 - 12:00   TECB NG911 ROUNDTABLE   TECB Staff & Board

   4:00 -   5:00   TENA MEMBERSHIP ROUNDTABLE - TENA Board

 

Technology

  8:30 -   9:30   CONSIDERATIONS FOR GIS IN THREE DIMENSIONS  James Wood, True North Geographic Technologies

  9:45 - 10:45   BUILDING A 911 FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SERVER FOR GIS  Randal Hale, North River Geographic  Systems;  Ed Hawkins, Henderson County;  Chad Howard, Henry Co;  James Wood,  True North Geographic Technologies​ 

11:00 - 12:00  GIS FOR NG9-1-1 IN THE STATE OF TENNESSEEJames Wood, True North Geographic Technologies

 

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  Lunch (on your own) 

                   

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Exhibit Hall Open - Exclusive Hours    

  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm    Ice Cream Social in Exhibit Hall

TUESDAY, September 10th

Schedules are subject to change.

  8:30 am - 12:00 pm   MORNING EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

12:00 pm -   1:30 pm   LUNCH (on your own)

  1:30 pm -   5:00 pm   AFTERNOON EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

 

Frontline 911 Professionals   presented by Scott Freitas, PowerPhone U

  8:30 -   9:30   GET THE PICTURE

  9:45 - 10:45   HANDLING GAS LEAKS/SMOKE, ODOR CALLS

11:00 - 12:00   TCPR

   1:30 -   2:30   MENTAL RESILIENCE and HARDINESS

   2:45 -   3:45   ASPIRIN ADVISORY

   4:00 -   5:00   ACTIVE SHOOTER RESPONSE

Leadership & Management   presented by Paul Cash, Safety Force Company

  8:30 -   9:30   EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP I

  9:45 - 10:45   EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP II

11:00 - 12:00   EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP III

  

   1:30 -   2:30  EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP IV

   2:45 -   3:45  EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP V

   4:00 -   5:00  EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP VI

Professional Development

   8:30 -   5:00  FEMA PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TRAINING  Brandon Smith, et al

to view the full description of this program, click on the above title.

This is a two-day program (Monday & Tuesday) and attendees must participate in both days.

This program requires registration.  Class size is limited to 30 and a wait list will be established     

 

TN-APCO

  8:30 -   9:30  FUTURE OF NG911 & CAD IS IN THE CLOUD  Reinhard Ekl;  COO; RapidDeploy

  9:45 - 10:45  RESILIENCY AND SECURITY FOR RADIO SYSTEMS & IT NETWORKS  Cheryl Giggetts, Principal Consultant;  CTA Consultants, LLC

11:00 - 12:00  ESSENTIALS IN COMMUNICATIONS  Maureen Dieckmann; CEO, Moetivations

12:00 - 1:30    TN-APCO Quarterly Board Meeting

  1:30 -   2:30  SERVANT LEADERSHIP  Renee Whitcomb;  Founder / CEO, Premier Training Solutions, LLC

  2:45 -   3:45  EVERYONE COMMUNICATES, 911 NEEDS TO CONNECT  Joe McCarville;  Owner/Instructor; 911 Gold Line Training

  4:00 -   5:00  VIDEO IN THE PSAP  Bernard “Buster” Brown, ENP, CMCP;  Carbyne,

Roundtable Forums

  8:30 -   9:30   ECD MONEY MATTERS  James Barnes,  TECB Fiscal Director

  9:45 - 10:45   WHY SHOULD I CONSIDER ENP CERTIFICATION?  Bob Sabin, ENP,  Ryan Public Safety Solutions

11:00 - 12:00   SUSTAINABLE DISPATCH; PSAP FACILITY DESIGN & ENGINEERING  Terry Burnworth,  Pyramid Consulting

 1:30 -   2:30   DON’T BE A DINOSAUR; LMR TO LTE TRANSITIONS  Terry Burnworth,  Pyramid Consulting

 2:45 -   3:45   TAIL WAGGING THE DOG: THE HIDDEN APPROACH TO PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATION PROCUREMENT

                        Terry Burnworth, Pyramid Consulting

 4:00 -   5:00   WHAT’S UP DOC; SOCIAL MEDIA DEPLOYMENTS IN THE PSAP  Terry Burnworth, Pyramid Consulting

 

Technology

  8:30 -   9:30   CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR NG911  Robert Leonard, Hamilton 

                         Telecommunications

  9:45 - 10:45   BEYOND LOCATION: TRENDS IN ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY DATA  Karin Marquez, RapidSOS

11:00 - 12:00   9-1-1’s CRITICAL ROLE IN SCHOOL SAFETY;  Brian O’Donnell, Director of Channel Sales Rave Mobile Safety

  1:30 -   2:30   PSAP PErFOrMANCE METRICS: HOw DOES YOUR PSAP MEASURE UP?  Clyde Eller, NICE Public Safety

  2:45 -   3:45   HOW HACKERS INFILTRATE OUR PUBLIC SAFETY INFRASTRUCTURE  Timothy Lorello,  SecuLore Solutions

  4:00 -   5:00   UNDERSTANDING THE STATE OF TENNESSEE RETIREMENT PROGRAM -TCRS and DEFERRED COMPENSATION;  James Armistead - Regional Outreach Representative, Tennessee Treasury Department/RetireReadyTN

9:00 am - 1:00 pm  Exhibit Hall open

6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  Annual Banquet & Awards Ceremony,

WEDNESDAY, September 11th

Schedules are subject to change.

  8:30 am - 9:00 am - 9-11 MEMORIAL SERVICE

  9:00 am - 12:00 pm  SUPER SESSION

  "FINDING YOUR BEAT. THE RHYTHM OF LIFE",

  to view the full description of this program and the instructor's info, click on the above title

  Registration Fee:  $50.00 

  Attendees can register for this Day Pass session only, or it is included in your full conference registration.

Immediately following the Super Session   TENA Board Meeting  

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