Tuesday, June 8, 2010
[email protected]. Depending on the volume of questions and time constraints, the
The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Public Safety and
Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s)
National Continuity Programs (NCP) today released an updated agenda for the workshop on 21st
Century Emergency Alerting: Leveraging Multiple Technologies to Bring Alerts and Warnings to the
Public. The workshop will be held on Thursday, June 10, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the
Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305).
The event will highlight the status of and relevant details related to the Integrated Public Alert
and Warning System, including the Next Generation Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the
Commercial Mobile Alert System. This public meeting will also provide FEMA, the FCC and other
Federal partners an opportunity to gather feedback on outstanding issues related to these systems, the
upcoming National EAS test, and the FCC’s upcoming inquiry proceeding on next generation alerting.
(See detailed agenda below.)
Those in the public who watch the live video stream of the event may email event-related
panel moderators will work to respond to as many questions as possible during the workshop.
Audio/Video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet
from the FCC's web page atwww.fcc.gov/live. The FCC’s web cast is free to the public and does not
The workshop will be open to the public; however, registration will be limited to the seating
available. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please
include a description of the accommodation you will need. Individuals making such requests must
include their contact information should FCC staff need to contact them for more information.
Requests should be made as early as possible. Please send an e-mail to[email protected] or call the
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau: 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).
For additional information about the meeting, please contact Susan McLean by email: