APCO Congratulates Rear Admiral David Simpson as the New FCC Public Safety Bureau Chief
Alexandria, VA – Today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler named Rear Admiral David Simpson as the new Chief of the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. Chairman Wheeler also announced that former Bureau Chief David Turetsky will take on a new role as Coordinator of...Read more...
APCO Enters Into Memorandum of Understanding With the University of Melbourne
New York, NY – Today, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Melbourne to work cooperatively in the development of training, higher education and research in the public safety realm. The University of Melbourne...Read more...
Public Safety Communications Hot Products Selection Process
For the past six years, APCO International’s magazine, Public Safety Communications, has published its list of “Hot Products.” Hot Products is a showcase of the new and innovative products on display at APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo. This year, 52 companies submitted 69 products. These...Read more...
APCO Congratulates New FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and Commissioner Mike O’Rielly
Alexandria, VA – Yesterday, the United States Senate confirmed Tom Wheeler as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Mike O’Rielly as an FCC Commissioner, providing the agency with a full complement of Commissioners since the departure of former Chairman Julius Genachowski and Commissioner...Read more...
Mark Your Calendar – Important Dates and Deadlines
FREE Training in Albuquerque
The Institute is hosting two free workshops and the deadline to RSVP is today. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to earn up to 4 CDEs.
Emerging Tech Forum
APCO’s upcoming Tech Forum is being held December 3-4 in Boston. Online registration is closed, but you can register onsite starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, December 3. If you can’t make it to Boston, mark your calendar for February 25-26 in Orlando, FL for the 2014 Tech Forum.
APCO 2014 Call for Speakers
Interested in speaking at APCO 2014, APCO’s 80th Annual Conference & Expo? Be sure to submit your proposal by December 31, 2013.
Keynote Speaker Announced
APCO is excited to announce that Boston Fire Commissioner Roderick Fraser will be the opening keynote speaker at the Emerging Tech Forum taking place December 3-4, 2013 in Boston. Commissioner Fraser will talk about Boston's plans for implementing new dispatch and emergency response technologies. Fraser is the 37th Commissioner of the Boston Fire Department, the oldest fire department in our nation that has been serving the city for more than 328 years.
Emerging Tech Forum is Coming to Boston
Save the dates for APCO’s winter Tech Forum taking place December 3-4, 2013 in Boston. Stay tuned for more information or visit techforum.apcointl.org.
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APCO Members Have Free Access to Webinars
APCO offers members FREE access to its webinar series. The most recent webinar was “Imminent PSAP Challenge: Text to 9-1-1 & How to Prepare”. Be sure to log in using your membership credentials to access this and other APCO webinars, including “Cybersecurity & the PSAP” and “Understanding the Challenges of Implementing Text to 9-1-1: The PSAP and Vendor Perspectives”.