Transportation CIF

Alexandria, VA
May 20-21, 1999


red.gif (938 bytes) Thursday, May 20

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Coffee and Registration

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.
Welcome – Leah Senitte, President, NENA
Bob Miller, NENA Technical Issues Director and Forum Chair

9:10 – 9:30 a.m.
Keynote Address – Value of the Vision
Ricardo Martinez MD., Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Panel: Components of the Integrated End-to-End System

Moderator: Richard Hunt MD., American College of Emergency Physicians, Injury Control Committee

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
What is Automatic Crash Notification (ACN)?
Alan Blatt, Transportation Group, Veridian Engineering

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
What is E9-1-1?
Bob Gojanovich, Bell Atlantic and Chair, NENA Network Technical Committee

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Policy and Partnerships
D. Craig Roberts, General Council, ITS America

11:00 ? 11:15 a.m.
Coffee Break

Panel: Requirements and Capabilities of Key Stakeholders

Moderator: David Aylward, President, ComCARE Alliance

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Senders of Information
Wireless Carriers – Tom Wheeler, President, Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association
Automotive Industry – Bruce MacDonald, GM Onstar and Steve Millstein, Protection One

11:45 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.
Receivers of Information
EMS – National Association of State EMS Directors
NENA – Jim Beutelspacher, 9-1-1 Product Manager, Minnesota 9-1-1 Program; Steve Souder, Administrator, Arlington County (VA) Emergency Communications Center

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Speaker

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Government Role
State Departments of Transportation – Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
Local Government – Dennis Gorski, County Executive, Erie County (NY)
Law Enforcement – IACP Representative

Panel: Getting It Done

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Technical Issues/Challenges – Bob Miller, NENA and Alan Blatt, Veridian
Policy Issues ? David Aylward, ComCARE Alliance and Jim Beutelspacher, Minnesota 9-1-1 Program

2:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Work Sessions

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Evening on your own

red.gif (938 bytes) Friday, May 21

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Keynote Address – To be Determined

Panel: The Federal Perspective

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
Participants from:
Congressional Staff
US Department of Transportation
Federal Communications Commission
Office of Science and Technology Policy

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Reports from Thursday Work Sessions

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Discussion and Next Steps
Bob Gojanovich, NENA

11:45 – Noon
Moving to the Future
Ricardo Martinez MD., Administrator, NHTSA

Noon Forum Ends

Thank you for coming. Have a safe trip home!

Conference Hotel Information

Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
(formerly Radisson Plaza Hotel at Mark Center)
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22311

For room reservations:
Ask for the NENA-CIF convention rate.

Room Rates:
$126.00 for single and $146.00 for double beds. (This is the government rate which is being extended to government and non-government guests.)

Hotel Cut-Off Date:
Call early for reservations.  Make your reservations before April 19, 1999.   After this date rooms may be offered on a space and rate available basis.

Registration Information

Click here for the NENA CIF Registration Form