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GPS has a long and deep history with the public safety community. In the late 1990s, as mobile phones became more ubiquitous, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rightfully recognized that unlike landline phones which are tied to a physical address, mobile phones can connect to 911 wherever there is wireless coverage. Recognizing the challenge of locating wireless 911 calls, by 2001, the FCC began implementing requirements that wireless providers be able to relay the latitude and longitude of a caller to a 911 call center. Since then, policymakers and public safety have been working to take advantage of location-finding advancements in smartphones (like the now-common presence of GPS in handsets) to increase the speed and accuracy with which 911 can determine a caller's location. Featured speakers will include: Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE), Co-Chair, GPS Caucus Harold W. Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (invited) David Furth, Deputy Chief, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau (invited) Dave Kight, Garmin, Asst. General Consel, Employment & Regulatory Affairs Additional speakers may be announced. Light refreshments will be served. Important Reminder: Please be mindful that all attendees must pass through Capitol security to access the event. We encourage you to arrive well in advance of the start time.**This event has been designed to comply with House and Senate ethics rules.**
  • Start:July 17, 2019
  • End:July 17, 2019
  • Recurring
  • Where:U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, 1 1st St, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20543
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  • Event Type: Other
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The Henley Park Hotel Located at
926 Massachusetts Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20001
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Phone: 202-638-5200
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Toll-Free: 800-222-8474
Email: info@henleypark.com
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