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Sponsored by:
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)


Provided by:
SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics


Speaker Presentations

Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Welcome and Introductions 
Mr. Dan Hawkins
Public Safety Programs, SEARCH

Dr. Debra Cohen
Senior Social Science Analyst
COPS Office

Mr. Andy Dorr
Assistant Director
COPS Office

Multi-Agency Radio System Governance 
Commander Theresa Taylor
Beverly Hills (CA) Police Department

Mr. Don Wright
Executive Director
Interagency Communications Interoperability System

Interoperability Over the Long Haul 
Mr. David Smith
Implementation Director
Indiana Integrated Public Safety Commission

Managing Multiple Funding Sources 
Mr. Tom Sorley
Project Manager
City of Houston, Texas

Procurement and Contracting 
Mr. William Romesburg
Managing Partner
Cit Com, Inc.

Effective Grants Management Part 1 
Mr. Andy Dorr
Assistant Director
COPS Office

Ms. Cristina Grossi
Grant Program Specialist
COPS Office

Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Working with Web Services and NIEM 
Mr. Jim Douglas
Justice Information Systems Specialist, SEARCH

FCC 800 MHz Rebanding 
Mr. Brian Marenco
Electrical Engineer
Policy Division
Federal Communications Commission

Information Technology Services Management and the IT Infrastructure Library 
Mr. Jim Cabral
Senior Manager
MTG Management Consultants, LLC

P25 Compliance Assessment Program 
Mr. Dereck Orr
Program Manager for Public Safety Communications
Office of Law Enforcement Standards
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Interagency Operations - Training and Exercises 
Mr. Ben Krauss
Public Safety Technology Specialist, SEARCH

Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program 
Ms. Laura Pettus
Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program
National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Standard Operating Procedures 
Mr. David Funk
Public Safety Technology Specialist, SEARCH

Effective Grants Management Part 2 
Mr. Andy Dorr
Assistant Director
COPS Office

Ms. Cristina Grossi
Grant Program Specialist
COPS Office

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Welcome and Introductions 
Mr. Dan Hawkins
Director, Public Safety Programs
SEARCH

Mr. John Oliphant
Supervisory Senior Policy Analyst
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)

Multi-Agency Radio System Governance 
Commander Theresa Taylor
Beverly Hills (CA) Police Department

Indiana: Interoperability Over the Long Haul 
Mr. David Smith
Implementation Director
Indiana Integrated Public Safety Commission

Understanding Procurement and Contracting 
Ms. Susan McDonald
Project Director
Information Services Division
Seattle (WA) Police Department

Project Planning 
Ms. Mallorie Teubner
Public Safety Technology Specialist
SEARCH

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Web Services and NIEM 
Mr. Andrew Owen
Justice Information Specialist
SEARCH

800 MHz Rebanding: An Overview 
Mr. David Furth
Associate Bureau Chief
Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Information Technology Service Management and the ITIL 
Mr. James E. Cabral Jr.
MTG Management Consultants, LLC

Project 25 Status and the P25 Compliance Assessment Program 
Mr. Dereck Orr
Program Manager for Public Safety Communications
Office of Law Enforcement Standards
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Interagency Operations - Training and Exercises 
Mr. Ben Krauss
Public Safety Technology Specialist
SEARCH

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area Multi-Agency Radio Project 
Mr. Ahsan Baig, PMP
Program Manager, Public Safety Projects
Oakland (CA) Police Department

Mr. Terry Betts
Interoperability Project Manager
City of San Francisco

Standard Operating Procedures 
Mr. Jim Reutlinger
Public Safety Technology Specialist
SEARCH

Effective Grants Management 
Mr. John Oliphant
COPS Office