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FCC to Hold Event to Discuss NIST’s Public-Safety Standards

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The Federal Communications Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau yesterday announced it will hold a speaker series event to discuss the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s role in enhancing public-safety communications.

The event will be held Aug. 31, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Commission Meeting Room. The event will focus on NIST’s role in developing and adopting standards for public-safety communications and its partnership with PSHSB’s Emergency Response Interoperability Center. Dereck Orr, program manger for public safety communications in NIST’s Office of Law Enforcement Standards, will be the featured speaker.

The workshop will be open to the public; however, admittance will be limited to the seating available. Those individuals who are interested in attending this event may pre-register online. Those who pre-register will be asked to provide their name, title, organization affiliation and contact information. The deadline for pre-registration is Aug. 27, 2010.

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