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May 6 - 7, 2015

Full NPSTC Meeting

Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO)The National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) will be holding a Full NPSTC Meeting along with the APCO Broadband Summit. Come be a part of improving public safety communications and interoperability through collaborative leadership. Together we can create one unified voice for public safety.

Full NPSTC Meeting
Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday, May 7, 2015
Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO)
200 I Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
Event Room: Multipurpose Room

Teleconference Call In:
(510) 227-1018 | Conference ID: 1927086#

Webinar Access Information:

APCO Broadband Summit 2015 

APCO Public Safety Leadership in Policy Awards Dinner 2015
Registration for this meeting is closed.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Event Time
Opening Remarks 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Federal Partners Update 9:00 am – 9:40 am
Technology and Broadband Discussion 9:40 am – 10:15 am
Technology and Broadband Discussion (continued) 10:25 am 11:10 am
Topical Presentation 11:10 am 12:00 pm
FirstNet NPSBN Development 1:30 pm 1:45 pm
Governing Board Representative Update 1:45 pm 2:15 pm
Federal Partners Update (continued) 2:15 pm 2:45 pm
Award Presentation 2:45 pm 3:30 pm
Interoperability Discussion 3:30 pm 5:00 pm
Executive Session Level Four 5:00 pm 5:30 pm
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Event Time
Reconvene 8:30 am – 8:45 am
Federal Partners Update (continued) 8:45 am 9:05 am
Spectrum Management Discussion 9:05 am – 10:35 am
Administrative Discussion 10:45 am – 11:00 am
Executive Session Level 4 11:00 am 11:30 am
Executive Session Level 4 (continued) 12:30 pm 5:00 pm

Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard

140 L Street SE
Washington, District Of Columbia 20003 USA
(202) 479-0027 

The Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard hotel is close to the NPSTC Meeting space.

Embassy Suites Washington D.C. - at the Chevy Chase Pavilion
4300 Military Road NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20015
(202) 362-9300 



Washington, D.C. weather is mild compared to many parts of the United States. The capital region has four distinct seasons, although the weather can be unpredictable and varies from year to year.

Averages for June
Average high temperature: 76
Average low temperature: 52
Rainfall: 4.29

The Metro




Teleconference Call In
    Call In: (510) 227-1018 | Conference ID: 1927086#
Webinar Access Information
Wednesday & Thursday, May 6-7, 2015
May 6-7, 2015 Meeting Minutes
  • NPSTC Meeting Presentations Slide Deck – May 6–7, 2015

  • FPIC Presentation – Jimmy Downes
  • Mutualink Presentation – Joe Boucher
  • NISC Presentation – Charles Werner
  • Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) Update – Dusty Rhoads
  • Office for Interoperability & Compatibility (OIC) Update – John Merrill
  • Other Support Material
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