Should I Attend the APCO WRC?
Are You Attending the 2017 APCO WRC? If you are, GREAT, I will see you there. If you haven’t registered yet, here are some reasons why you should be attending.
Every year the Western Region Chapters of APCO International work hard to provide a venue for APCO members and future members to gather together. The hosting chapter may change annually however, the chapter the commitment is always to provide public safety communications officials with: training opportunities on cutting edge technology, advancement of dispatch operations, peer to peer networking and this year celebrating the 29th Telecommunicator Awards Banquet.
The program committee has assembled: 5 training tracks, 60 presentations, POST certified training sessions, 3 special ESRI CAD/GIS sessions, DHS super session, FirstNet Update, a casino-themed special evening event and CPRA’s 29th National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week Awards banquet. With this program you will not want to miss this conference.
For those in California: CalOES has approved the use of ATA/SETNA funds to attend the 2017 APCO Western Regional Conference. Contact the Cal OES 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Branch today for more information at www.caloes.ca.gov/911.
In addition to the many educational opportunities in the classroom, our vendor community is bringing their top of the line products and will be ready to demonstrate the latest ideas and technology. Our vendors are the backbone of any conference and there are many product lines represented, go to the conference website to see them all.
As public safety communications evolves with new industry standards, 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) revision, NG911 and FirstNet, it is extremely important for industry professionals to be engaged and educated. The 2017 Western Regional Conference will provide you with opportunities to do exactly that.
Register today: 2017 Western Regional Conference Ontario CA April 10th-13th
Visit www.apcowrc2017.org to register, view the agenda and other sessions and training schedules.