“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.
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
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