FEMA IPAWS, NASBA, NAB Plan EAS CAP Webinar for June 6
Washington - May 24, 2012 - FEMA Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) in a partnership with the National Alliance of State Broadcasters Association (NASBA) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will present a webinar on EAS, with a focus on the June 30, 2012, CAP Compliance deadline. The webinar will be held June 6, 2012, at 4 p.m. ET. The webinar will be hosted by Manny Centeno of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Suzanne Goucher of NASBA and the Maine Association of Broadcasters (MAB).
The webinar will discuss what EAS participants need to know to ensure they are prepared to receive alert messages in the Common Alerting Protocol(CAP) and will include presentations on the following topics:
◊ Antwane Johnson, FEMA IPAWS Director, will provide an overall update on IPAWS developments
◊ IPAWS staff will discuss general EAS-CAP best-practices, EAS device configuration, and parallel operation of the EASusing traditional monitoring and CAP
◊ The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will address recent changes to Part 11 Rules governing EAS and what state and local emergency communications committees should be aware of as they update their state EAS plans
◊ Whit Adamson, president of the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters (TAB) will share the steps he has taken to develop local officials' interest in using the EAS
◊ IPAWS staff will provide an update on the Primary Entry Point (PEP) Expansion Program
The link to the event active the afternoon of June 6: https://eiip.webex.com/eiip/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=922661163. The password is: attend.
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