Current Events

FirstNet CEO Michael Poth, Board Chairwoman Sue Swenson, President TJ Kennedy, Dave Buchanan, Ed Parkinson, Amanda Hilliard, Board Vice Chair Jeff Johnson

Public Safety Events

These are the public speaking engagements for FirstNet Board members and senior staff (information subject to change). If you are interested in having FirstNet deliver remarks at an upcoming conference, meeting, or special event, please complete a Speaker Request form.

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Date Event Location Speaker
Jan. 3 Rhode Island Interoperable Communications Committee meeting   Lincoln, Rhode Island Michael Varney
Jan. 4-8 Consumer Electronics Show Broadband Conference Las Vegas, Nevada Mike Poth, TJ Kennedy, Bill Schrier
Jan. 4 Vermont Public Safety Broadband Commission meeting Waterbury, Vermont Mike Varney
Jan. 11 Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers Cranston, Rhode Island Michael Varney
Jan. 12 Inter-Tribal Emergency Response Commission (ITERC) Board Meeting Sparks, Nevada Adam Geisler
Jan. 17 Massachusetts Major City Chiefs of Police Association Everett, Massachusetts Michael Varney, Mike Bostic
Jan. 17 Oklahoma Winter Governance Board Meeting Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Lesia Dickson
Jan. 17 Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association (SCTCA) Board Meeting Escondido, California Adam Geisler, Jeanette Kennedy
Jan. 17-21 Fire Rescue East Daytona Beach, Florida Brent Williams, Mike Worrell
Jan. 19-20 California League of Cities Sacramento, California Mike Bostic, Jeanette Kennedy
Jan. 19 Nebraska Governance Board Meeting Lincoln, Nebraska Lesia Dickson
Jan. 23-26 Associated Tribes of Northwest Indians Winter Conference Centralia, Washington Adam Geisler
Jan. 23 Northern California Tribal Chairmen's Association (NCTCA) Trinidad Rancheria, California Adam Geisler
Jan. 24 National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) January Teleconference Teleconference Kevin McGinnis
Jan. 24 Region X Regional Emergency Communications Coordination Working Group Salem, Oregon Steve Noel
Jan. 25-28 National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) 2017 Expo New Orleans, NO Kevin McGinnis, Brent Williams
Jan. 25-28 Wisconsin Working Together Conference 2017 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Brent Williams
Jan. 25-26 Southwest Border Communications Working Group Meeting Albuquerque, New Mexico Jacqueline Miller-Waring
Jan. 28 Wisconsin Working Together Conference 2017 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Brent Williams
Jan. 30 Oregon Area 9 Fire Defense Board Meeting Umatilla, Oregon Steve Noel, Adam Geisler
Date Event Location Speaker
Feb. 1-3 Texas Association of Regional Councils Bi-Annual Staff Training & Board of Directors Meeting Austin, TX Andrew Delaney
Feb. 3 New Hampshire Statewide Interoperable Executive Committee Meeting Concord, NH Michael Varney, Justin Shore
Feb. 4-7 National Sheriffs Association Winter Legislative Conference Washington, DC TJ Kennedy, Rich Stanek, Michael Bostic
Feb. 5-9 Alaska Fire Chiefs Association Leadership Summit Juneau, AK Mike Worrell
Feb. 6 -9 United South and Eastern Tribes Impact Week Arlington, VA Carl Rebstock, Margaret Muhr, Claudia Wayne
Feb. 9-12 State EMS Association Networking Meeting Omaha, NE Brent Williams
Feb. 14 Oregon State Interoperability Executive Council Salem, OR Steve Noel
Feb. 15 Wisconsin Tribal Emergency Management Alliance Wausau, WI Margaret Muhr
Feb. 16 2017 Virginia APCO/NENA Winter Summit Chesterfield, VA William Hinkle
Feb. 18 Texas Task Force 1 Operational Readiness Exercise College Station, TX Brian Kassa, Mike Worrell, Mark Golaszewski, Pat Schwinghammer
Feb. 23 - 25 2017 EMS Today JEMS Conference Salt Lake City, UT Brent Williams
Feb. 23 Indian Country Intelligence Network Phoenix, AZ Adam Geisler, Margaret Muhr
Feb. 24 Adjutants General Association of the United States Washington, DC TJ Kennedy
Feb. 24 2017 Missouri Association of Fire Chiefs Seminar Ridgedale, MO Jeff Johnson
Feb. 25 - Mar. 1 National Association of Counties 2017 Legislative Conference Washington, DC Justin Shore
Feb. 27- Mar 2 CALNENA 2017 Mission Critical Training Event San Diego, CA William Hinkle
Feb. 27 - Mar. 2 Mobile World Congress 2017 Barcelona, Spain Barry Leitch, Gigi Mammarappallil
Feb. 27 - Mar. 2 National Association of Tower Erectors UNITE 2017 Fort Worth, TX TJ Kennedy
Feb. 28 - Mar. 1 APCO Emerging Technology Forum Raleigh, NC Bill Schrier
Feb. 28 - Mar. 1 Fire Chiefs of Massachusetts Professional Development Conference Worcester, MA Michael Varney
Date Event Location Speaker
Mar. 1-3 Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum Montreal, Canada Rich Reed
Mar. 2-3 GCTC Public Safety SuperCluster Workshop Washington, DC Bill Schrier, Andrew Delaney, Teri Caswell, Jeanette Kennedy
Mar. 3 New Hampshire Fire Service Concord, NH Michael Varney, Mike Worrell
Mar. 4-5 Central Virginia EMS EXPO Henrico, VA Brent Williams
Mar. 5-9 NASEMSO Spring 2017 Meeting New Orleans, LA Kevin McGinnis, Brent Williams, Paul Patrick
Mar. 5-9 Western States Sheriffs' Association Annual Training and Vendor Exhibition Reno, NV Rich Stanek, David Faulkner
Mar. 6 Rhode Island Interoperable Communications Committee Lincoln, RI Michael Varney
Mar. 7 TACN Regional Public Safety Broadband Conference Jackson, TN Bill Schrier, Mike Worrell
Mar. 7 Texas 9-1-1 Alliance District Directors Meeting San Antonio, TX William Hinkle
Mar. 8 TACN Regional Public Safety Broadband Conference Nashville, TN Bill Schrier, Mike Worrell
Mar. 9 Inter-Tribal Emergency Response Commission of Nevada Elko, NV Adam Geisler
Mar. 9-10 North Carolina EMS Administrators Annual Conference Wilmington, NC Brent Williams
Mar. 9 PSCR Mission Critical Voice Roundtable 2017 Boulder, CO Jennifer Harder, Tracy McElvaney, Peter Rached
Mar. 9 TACN Regional Public Safety Broadband Conference Knoxville, TN Bill Schrier, Mike Worrell
Mar. 10 Metropolitan DC 9-1-1 Center Directors Meeting Arlington, VA William Hinkle
Mar. 13 Eastern Shoshone Tribal Council Meeting Fort Washakie, WY Margaret Muhr, Tracey Murdock
Mar. 13-16 National RES (Reservation Economic Summit) Las Vegas, NV Carl Rebstock
Mar. 14 FCC Region 19 700/800MHz Committee Meeting Windsor Locks, CT Michael Varney
Mar. 14 Michigan Governance Body Meeting Dimondale, MI John Hunt
Mar. 15 Vermont Public Safety Broadband Commission Waterbury, VT Michael Varney
Mar. 17 Connecticut Public Safety Broadband Committee Middletown, CT Michael Varney
Mar. 20 Institute of Fire Engineers 2017 Conference Orange, CA Mike Worrell
Mar. 20 American Samoa Governance Body Meeting Pago Pago, AS Fay Alailima-Rose, Jeanette Kennedy, Doug Harder
Mar. 21 Center for Domestic Preparedness Tribal Week Conference Anniston, AL Margaret Muhr, Adam Geisler
Mar. 21-24 Center for Public Safety Excellence Conference Garden Grove, CA Kevin McGinnis, Brent Williams
Mar. 21-23 Wildland Urban Interface Conference Reno, NV Mike Worrell
Mar. 27-31 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) 2017 Las Vegas, NV Various
Mar. 29-31 Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association Conference Tulsa, OK Lesia Dickson
Mar. 30 FirstNet Listening Session with Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota Tribes Bayfield, WI Margaret Muhr

The schedule of upcoming board meetings and related meeting materials may be found here.

The schedule of upcoming state consultation meetings may be found here.

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