Monday, February 29, 2016

Webinar. March 2016. “Update/Brief on the Newest Procedures in IPAWS."

Update/Brief on the Newest Procedures in IPAWS."  

This month’s speaker is Mr. Antwane Johnson who is the Director of the Integrated Public Alert Warning System (IPAWS).  

Mr. Johnson is one of the Directors for the National Continuity Programs.  He will be discussing the policy of the United States to have an effective, integrated, and comprehensive system to alert and warn the American people facing immediate serious situations.  

IPAWS is a National System for local alerting to radio and television as Emergency Alert System broadcasts; cellular phones as Wireless Emergency Alerts; NOAA All Hazards Weather, Radio, Internet applications, and websites.  

This policy is expanded to enable state and local officials to alert local populations during local emergencies and provide for better and more accurate handling of alert reception and rebroadcast.


Invited By:     FEMA-Continuity Webinar (FEMA-ContinuityWebinar@fema.dhs.gov)
When:             Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time:              2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Speaker:         Antwane Johnson, Director, Integrated Public Alert Warning System (IPAWS), National Continuity Programs

Connection Options for Webinar:   

1) Webinar (Do not need to dial into Audio Conference. Webinar can be heard through computer speakers.) 

  • Enter as a guest.
  • Type your FIRST and LAST name.
  • Click “Enter Room.
  
2) Audio Conference (Can be used if having trouble hearing Webinar through computer speakers. Please Dial In Prior to the Meeting Start Time.) 
While participating in the teleconference, please mute your phone.
  • Audio Conference Dial-In Number: 1-800-320-4330
  • Audio Conference pin: 769214





  
Technical Support 
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 “NCP’s vision is to be the Nation’s center of excellence for government continuity planning, guidance, and operations. Our mission is to serve the public by protecting our Nation’s constitutional form of government”. 
  
For additional information please contact us: 
  
Email:
FEMA-STTLContinuity@fema.dhs.gov: continuity of operations information for State, Territorial, Tribal and Local government.
FEMA-ContinuityWebinar@fema.dhs.gov: information on the monthly webinar series

Website:
http://www.fema.gov/continuity-operations: continuity news, tools, guidance, and other useful resources.

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