Best Public Safety Conferences To Attend In 2018

Written by KOVA Corp

Public safety is an industry where keeping up with the latest trends and information is very  important. Thankfully, there is no shortage of conferences you can attend to glean the latest and greatest information. Whether you are on the frontlines as an EMS provider or working the phone lines as a 9-1-1 operator, here are some of the best public safety conferences coming up in 2018.

2018 IPSA Conference

The International Public Safety Association is presenting training for all public safety officials and first responders in Tempe, Arizona, February 21 to 23. The event is open to US and international EMS, law enforcement, fire, telecommunications, emergency management, and allied emergency responders. The agenda includes topics such as working through violence, mass casualty incident workshops, no cost tools and services, and how to effectively respond to calls when tensions escalate.

National Security and Public Safety Summit

Learn to be prepared for the unknown through geographic information systems (GIS) technology at the National Security and Public Safety Summit at the Esri User Conference at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, July 7 - 10. Learn how GIS is being used by public safety and national security professionals around the world to protect communities against unpredictable threats.

APCO Conference and Expo

APCO’s Conference and Expo is the number one event for public safety communications professionals. The event includes networking and education on a variety of topics including frontline communications, leadership development, and communication center management. Takes place August 5 - 8, Las Vegas, NV.

National Sheriffs’ Association Conference and Exposition

The NSA Conference and Expo is one of the largest of its kind. Exhibitors play a large role in the conference’s success, displaying equipment for every facet of police work including jails, prisoner transport, and courtroom security. The NSA conference and expo includes over 60 workshops and seminars including topics such as law enforcement, jail operations, service of process, and court and judicial security. June 15 - 19, New Orleans, LA.

EMS Pro Expo

The EMS Pro Expo connects the EMS community by providing the latest information on EMS technology, best practices, and the best tools of the trade. Networking activities include a golf tournament, comedy show, and performances from the rock band Mullett. Takes place May 30 - June 2, Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center, Uncasville, CT.

Vision Zero Advocate Conference

Taking place at the Delta Toronto Hotel, February 28 to March 2, 2018, the Vision Zero Advocate Conference is the place to be if you work in traffic safety and have the goal of zero traffic-related fatalities and injuries. The conference will focus on diverse perspectives for implementing the Vision Zero initiative.

KOVA hopes to see you at an event this year, but if that’s not possible, check out our public safety solutions online. We offer solutions to help with everything from physical security information management to recording and quality assurance systems to situation management support. To learn more about our public safety software solutions, contact us today.

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