Date/Time: Thursday, November 10, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Virtual via Zoom

The FCBA Homeland Security and Emergency Communications Committee will sponsor a CLE on Thursday, November 10 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET entitled A Decade of Wireless Emergency Alerts: Looking Back and Looking Ahead.  This program will be held virtually via the Zoom platform.

This CLE will include speakers from the FCC, FEMA, wireless providers, and alert originators.  The first panel will focus on the policies, partnerships and technical innovations that have enabled Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) to become one of the most effective emergency notification tools in the U.S.  A second panel will consider the future of emergency alerting and the impact to standards, rules and policies.

The FCBA will apply for 2.0 hours of MCLE credit from the VA Bar.  This program has not yet been approved.

If you have any issues, please contact Elizabeth Hagerty at elizabeth@fcba.org.

 

This CLE will include speakers from the FCC, FEMA, wireless providers, and alert originators.  The first panel will focus on the policies, partnerships and technical innovations that have enabled Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) to become one of the most effective emergency notification tools in the U.S.  A second panel will consider the future of emergency alerting and the impact to standards, rules and policies.

AGENDA

3:00 – 3:05 p.m.         Welcome and Introductions

Deb Jordan, Chief, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, FCC

3:05 – 4:05 p.m.         10 Years of WEA

Speakers:
James Wiley
, Deputy Chief, Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, FCC

Antwane Johnson, Director, IPAWS, FEMA

Shellie Blakeney, Director, Federal Regulatory Affairs, T-Mobile

Dr. Farrokh Khatibi, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Moderator:
Amy Bender, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, CTIA

4:05 – 5:00 p.m.         The Future of Emergency Alerting

Speakers:
Jeff Cohen, Chief Counsel and Director of Government Relations, APCO

Brian Daly, Assistant Vice President, Standards & Industry Alliances, AT&T

Tom Goode, General Counsel, Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS)

Donna Platt, NC Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DSDHH)

Moderator:
Matthew Gerst, Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP

 

COST: $135.00 for Private Sector Members; $50.00 for Government/Academic/Transitional/Retired Members; $95.00 for Non-Profit 501c3 Members; No charge for Law Student Members; $205.00 for Non-Members

Cancellations due no later than 24 hours prior to the program start time.

 

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