For years, the 9-1-1 community has heard that NextGen 9-1-1 is coming. But what does that mean? What is NG9-1-1? When should 9-1-1 call centers expect to start using NextGen technology? How will NG9-1-1 impact GIS? The URISA NextGen 9-1-1 Task Force, formed in 2016, presents a panel of GIS and 9-1-1 professionals to discuss the answers to these questions and more. Perspectives of the panelists range from local 9-1-1 centers to the national NextGen9-1-1 NOW Coalition. Bring your questions and hear the latest on how GIS and 9-1-1 are integrating to stay current in the ever-changing world of emergency response.
Diana Gijselaers is a Solutions Engineer at Airbus DS Communications where she serves as a GIS and i3 Technical Liaison. Diana has over a decade of experience as GIS Analyst for a local government where she was responsible for creating accurate and elegant maps for Public Safety. Diana also serves ... Read More
Melissa Liebert is the Washington State NG 911 GIS Subcommittee Co-chair and is the GIS Specialist and Cartographer for the Building & Planning Department at Wahkiakum County, Washington. She sits on both National Emergency Number Association working groups under their Data Management Committee. Mrs. Liebert has worked with GIS for over ... Read More
John Peabody has been the GIS Coordinator for the Collier County Sheriff Office, Naples FL, since 2007. In this position he directly supports the 911 PSAPs for Collier County and the City of Naples. Prior to that work in IT, John worked as a software and database developer at the ... Read More
Trey Forgety joined NENA: The 9-1-1 Association in 2010 after two years as a Presiden-tial Management Fellow in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emer-gency Communications. During that time, he served temporarily with the Federal Com-munications Commission’s (FCC) Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau and with the ... Read More