PSHSB Announces Agenda and Panelists for Location Accuracy Workshop
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Released: November 13, 2013
PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES AGENDA AND
PANELISTS FOR NOVEMBER 18, 2013 WORKSHOP
ON E911 PHASE II LOCATION ACCURACY
PS Docket No. 07-114As previously announced, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau will host a public
workshop on November 18, 2013 to discuss recent developments in the use of wireless technology to
contact emergency services.1 By this Public Notice, the Bureau announces the agenda and panelists for
the workshop, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room (TW-
9:30 a.m.: Welcoming and Opening Remarks
David S. Turetsky,Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
9:45 a.m.: Overview of Technical Process for Generation and Delivery of E911 Location
Presentation: John Snapp, Senior Technical Officer and Vice President, Intrado
10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Topic 1 - Improving E911 Location Information
Moderator: David Furth, Deputy Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
Presentations: Public Safety Perspectives (10:00 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.)
Karen Wong -Assistant Director, Public Safety Communications, Governor’s Office of
Emergency Services, State of California
Lisa Hoffmann- Deputy Director, Division of Emergency Communications, Department of
Emergency Management, City & County of San Francisco
1 See Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Announces Workshop on E911 Phase II Location Accuracy,
Public Notice, PS Docket No. 07-114, DA 13-2079 (PSHSB Oct. 28, 2013).
Renee Hardwick- Director, Horry County Emergency Management Department, Horry
County, South Carolina
Terry Hall -Director of Emergency Communications, York-Poquoson-Williamsburg ECC
(on behalf of Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO))
Brian Fontes -Chief Executive Officer, National Emergency Number Association (NENA)
Presentations: Wireless Carrier Perspectives (10:35 a.m. –11:00 a.m.)
Kelly Springer -Director of Regulatory Technology Development, AT&T Labs
Jeanna Green -Network Development Engineer, Sprint
Ryan Jensen -Director of Technology and Compliance, T-Mobile
Susan Sherwood -Manager of E911 Network & Engineering Operations, Verizon Wireless
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Break
Roundtable Discussion (11:15 a.m. -12:30 p.m.)12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Topic 2 - Advancements in Location Information Technologies
Moderator: Timothy May, E911 Projects Manager, Public Safety & Homeland Security
Presentations: (1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.)
Ganesh Pattabiraman -Co-Founder and President, NextNav
Kirk Burroughs -Senior Director of Technology, Qualcomm Engineering Services Group
Rob Anderson -Chief Technology Officer, TruePosition
Timothy Lorello –Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, TeleCommunication
Carol Politi -Chief Executive Officer, TRX Systems, Inc.
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Break
Roundtable Discussion (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)Audio/video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet
from the FCC's web page at www.fcc.gov/live. The FCC’s webcast is free to the public. Those who
watch the live video stream of the event may email event-related questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Depending on the volume of questions and time constraints, the panel moderators will work to respond to
as many questions as possible during the workshop.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please
include a description of the accommodation you will need. Individuals making such requests must include
their contact information should FCC staff need to contact them for more information. Requests should be
made as early as possible. Please send an e-mail to email@example.com or call the Consumer &
Governmental Affairs Bureau: 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).
For additional information about the workshop, please contact Timothy May or Dana Zelman of
the Policy and Licensing Division of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. Timothy May can
be reached by phone at (202) 418-1463 or by email at Timothy.May@fcc.gov; Dana Zelman can be
reached by phone at (202) 418-0546 or by email at Dana.Zelman@fcc.gov.
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