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GIS Data Development and Validation for Next Generation 9-1-1

Presenter(s):  Jeff Ledbetter, Sandy Dyre

Abstract: 

Is your GIS data ready for NG9-1-1? Even the best GIS data out there will need some work for the coming upgrade to geospatial routing. Come find out what considerations you should be undertaking in order prepare your GIS data not only for NG9-1-1 but for use in other application inside the call center such as CAD, situational awareness mapping applications and other operations mapping applications.

Key Takeaway: The attendee will learn the required GIS datasets to support Next Generation 9-1-1, the standards that surround the data requirements, and the validations necessary for data completeness.

Intended Audience: 9-1-1, GIS, and Addressing Professionals

About the presenter(s):

Jeff Ledbetter, GISP, ENP, PMP, is a GIS, public safety and technology subject matter expert with nearly two decades in GIS databases, web mapping application development, application integration and technical solution architecture. His unique skill as a translator helps both technical and non-technical people understand GIS concepts and the technology that supports its use. Since 2009 Mr. Ledbetter has been supporting GIS technology in PSAPs and Emergency Operations Centers.

Sandy Dyre, ENP, CPM, a Public Safety Subject-Matter Expert (SME) for DATAMARK GIS, has worked to develop partnerships to advance 9-1-1 services throughout her numerous positions spanning two decades in 9-1-1.  As a Project Manager for the State of Arizona 9-1-1 Program Office, Pinal County 9-1-1 Administrator and MSAG Coordinator, and as a public safety communications dispatcher, Ms. Dyre has enjoyed a career in 9-1-1 addressing systems and databases, the Master Street Addressing Guide (MSAG), GIS, NG9-1-1, and law enforcement, fire and emergency medical Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) operations and training.