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National Emergency Numbers Association (NENA) thanks Illinois Tech for hosting the Testing of Next Generation 9-1-1 Systems Industry Collaboration Event (ICE)

The National Emergency Numbers Association (NENA) Industry Collaboration Event (ICE) was hosted at Illinois Institute of Technology's Rice Campus on the week of March 17, 2017 by Professor Carol Davids and the Real-Time Communications Lab along with help from Lab Mentor Joe Cusimano and several Illinois Tech students. The ICE event helps NENA coordinate and maintain the national and local 9-1-1 service. 

See a news article about the event at http://www.9and10news.com/story/35083666/microautomation-supports-nenas-testing-of-next-generation-9-1-1-systems  

About the Real-Time Communications Lab at Illinois Tech: The Real-Time Communications (RTC) Lab at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is a unique venue in which industry and academia connect and collaborate. The lab is an educational facility dedicated to teaching, research and development activities that further the advancement of networked communications. We welcome projects from partners in industry and academia. The lab hosts several permanent test beds that support courses and projects. Learn More about Illinois institute of Technology's Real-Time Communications Lab at http://appliedtech.iit.edu/rtc-lab.

About NENA: NENA serves its members and the greater public safety community as the only professional organization solely focused on 9-1-1 policy, technology, operations, and education issues. With more than 11,000 members in 48 chapters across the United States and around the globe, NENA promotes the implementation and awareness of 9-1-1, as well as international three-digit emergency communications systems. Through the association's efforts to provide effective and efficient public safety solutions, NENA strives to protect human life, preserve property, and maintain the security of our communities. Learn more about NENA at http://www.nena.org/.