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Webinar: IPAWS, Wireless Emergency Alerts and the Geospatial Information Infrastructure
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Webinar: IPAWS, Wireless Emergency Alerts and the Geospatial Information Infrastructure

This event offered insight into the Integrated Public Alert Warning System (IPAWS) infrastructure and the benefits it offers to first responders. Presented by the Department of Homeland Security First Responder Group and the National Information Sharing Consortium

11/20/2013
When: November 20, 2013
Presenter: Mark Lucero, Hans Yu, Denis Gusty, Noah Goodman, Joel Thomas

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Narrative: This webinar is presented by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) First Responder Group and the National Information Sharing Consortium.

This event offered insight into the Integrated Public Alert Warning System (IPAWS) infrastructure and the benefits it offers to first responders. The event prepared participants for…

  • The purpose and functionality of the IPAWS
  • How to register as an IPAWS Alerting Authority
  • How Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) relates to IPAWS and the different types of messages that are disseminated
  • An overview of DHS S&T’s WEA research program
  • The mechanisms for consuming IPAWS as a map service
  • State and local successes of IPAWS/WEA use and integration
This is the eleventh in a series of non-GITA produced webinars that has been made available to members through an agreement which makes all previous DHS/NISC presentations available in the GITA Learning Center.

 

Presenters:

  • Mark Lucero, Chief, IPAWS Engineering, National Continuity Programs, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Hans Yu, Outreach Project Manager, National Continuity Programs, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Denis Gusty, Program Manager, Homeland Security Enterprise and First Responder Group, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Noah Goodman, ArdentMC, Project Support to the Geospatial Information Infrastructure, Geospatial Information Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Joel Thomas, G&H International Services, Inc., Project Support to the First Responders Group, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

Keywords: IPAWS, integrated public alert warning system, WEA, wireless emergency alerts

 


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