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RESCHEDULED - iCERT Member Meeting - October 6-7-8, 2020 at AWS in Seattle, WA

Updated: May 7

First Ever Major Public Safety Technology Providers Only Meeting in Region


May 1, 2020


iCERT has rescheduled our Members's Meeting to October 6 - 7 - 8, 2020 at Board Member, Amazon's offices in downtown Seattle, WA.


Our general format is an open Reception on the evening of Tuesday, October 6, a full day of activities and networking on Wednesday, October 7th, and a 1/2 day of activities (ending at approximately Noon, local time). More information regarding the schedule will be posted / distributed soon.


Thanks to all members, guests, prospective members, and invitees, and our host, Amazon, for your patience and understanding.

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MARCH 13, 2020

It is with the sincerest regret, that we must POSTPONE our April Members Meeting in Seattle.  


Apologies to all concerned.  


More information when available. Thank you for your support.


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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - MORE INFORMATION WHEN AVAILABLE.


January 7, 2020 iCERT will hold it's next all Member's Meeting in Seattle, WA on April 21-22-23, 2020 at the facilities of Amazon Web Services, an iCERT Board Member. Attendees include iCERT Members (and invitation-only prospective members), national and local public safety decision makers, invited industry and technology representatives, national market intelligence experts, relevant vendors, and friends of iCERT.


iCERT Members and Invitees attend at no charge (except personal travel and lodging), the host provides meals and facilities, and attendees / speakers donate their time in exchange for the presentation opportunity.


1) Members and invitees (Google Form) REGISTER HERE; see 2) if you cannot access Google Forms


2) PDF Registration Form, if you cannot use Google Forms link, above (complete the PDF, print as PDF to new file name, and email new file to; excutivedirector@theindustrycouncil.org).


3) Event Address: 399 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 Amazon Houdini North – Building / Location


4) Hotel Information (click for PDF)


5) Seattle Tacoma airport information - https://www.portseattle.org/sea-tac

Ground Transportation - https://www.portseattle.org/sea-tac/ground-transportation


6) Proposed Schedule (subject to update):


Tuesday, April 21

3:00pm Board Meeting (Board Members Only)

Tuesday April 21

5:00pm (local time) - Open to All - Reception / Networking

Wednesday, April 22 (iCERT Members and Non-Members invited to Attend)

All Day - Meetings, Presentations & Discussions

Afternoon / Evening - Reception and Formal Networking Program

Thursday, April 23 (iCERT Members ONLY) (ends Noon) (update from earlier info)

Committee Updates / In-Person iCERT Committee Meetings

Panel Discussion - Location

General Membership Meeting / Review of Meeting (survey)


POSTPONED


iCERT Meetings generally include a variety of speakers and activities that support its core mission of promoting increased public safety funding (regardless of technology and at all levels of government), the indispensable role of technology providers in any government decision regarding public safety, and energizing Member success through collaboration and organic / marketplace expansion (examples of meeting content below - schedule for this meeting may vary):


Featured Speakers / Attendees -

  • David Furth, Deputy Chief FCC -PSHSB

  • Harriet Rennie-Brown, Ex Dir - NASNA

  • Adam Wasserman, WA State 911 Coordinator

  • Budge Currier, CA 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Branch


  1. Contemporary "front line" updates from local and national public safety government leaders - police, fire, EMS - to help learn what our "customers" want from Members;

  2. Cutting edge technology education/demonstration/speakers that inform members about the latest public safety technology breakthroughs to help educate Members and jump-start Member's own initiatives;

  3. Guaranteed "one-to-one" networking allowing Members unprecedented access to senior level decision makers at fellow-member organizations;

  4. New Member introductory presentations;

  5. (Optional) Video taping iCERT Testimonials

  6. Avaya will be podcasting, and we’re exploring a LIVE FB event

  7. Ample social reception and free networking time to build relationships, encourage understanding, and develop social networking;

  8. FirstNet in-person update / Carrier public safety network update

  9. "State of the State in California" - what's the latest on the largest NG911 installation is history

  10. Amazon / AWS Keynote Speaker

  11. (Under consideration) industry environment update /in coordination with AWS and ResponderX.


"This is a first for iCERT, and possibly for the public safety technology provider industry. Nothing quite like this has occurred before," noted Kim Robert Scovill, Executive Director. "Seattle is an epicenter for technology, but, frankly, has not been leveraged by public safety to the extent it deserves. AWS's impact on public safety through "cloud" based services and infrastructure cannot be over-emphasized as to its historic consequences.


AWS granting access to its people, resources, and expertise for iCERT attendees will be a signature moment for our Association that we believe will jump-start significant organic and marketplace growth, and new business and partnership opportunities for our members, attendees, and friends," he added.


More information provided in the iCERT Newsletter, The Leadership Brief", and updates provided via Twitter @iCERT1st.


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