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FEMA IPAWS Final EAS Virtual Roundtable- Prepared & Ready...

Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:39 pm
by connected123
Another one through GovDelivery...

FEMA IPAWS Special Event - Prepared & Ready: The Final Stretch Before the Nationwide EAS Test*

*Save the Date for September 30th 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET*

Please save the date for the final EAS Participant Virtual Roundtable discussion with government and industry leaders on September 30, from 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET. The discussion will involve a variety of topics and draft documents for feedback that will support updates to the EAS Best Practices Guide and Nationwide EAS Test Informational Toolkit. Some examples include:

* Television and Cable EAS Background Slate
* Nationwide EAS Test Message Transcript Draft
* Public Service Announcement Audio Sample
* Nationwide EAS Test Data Reporting
* Required Monthly Test Activities and Findings

Event Details:
What: FEMA IPAWS Special Event - Prepared & Ready: The Final Stretch Before the Nationwide EAS Test
When:Friday, September 30, 2011; 1:30 PM-3:30 PM ET
Where: Microsoft Live Meeting 2007 (This link will only be active the morning of September 30th) (https://www323.livemeeting.com/cc/eiip/ ... ole=attend)- *"Please note that if you have Live Meeting Client correctly installed, you do not need a pass code or username (Live Meeting instructions "*http://www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/ipaws ... struct.pdf)
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*The event will finalize the best practices guide with industry for a formal release on October 3, 2011.

In order to prepare the EAS Community for the November 9, 2011 Nationwide EAS Test, FEMA IPAWS, the FCC, and NOAA are partnering with industry leaders and experts to draft a comprehensive technical best practices guide on end-to-end National EAS message procedures. The guide will be updated incrementally with the EAS community through webinars, roundtables, and other activities leading up to the Test.

*Next Nationwide EAS Test Information Update- October 13, 2011: Test Preparations and Procedures*

Want to contribute to the EAS Best Practices Guide and Nationwide EAS Test Informational Toolkit? Go to A National Dialogue on the Emergency Alert System [ https://nationaldialogue-emergencyalert ... scale.com/ ](https://nationaldialogue-emergencyalert ... scale.com/) to contribute ideas or follow us on Twitter [ https://twitter.com/#!/NationalEASTest ] (https://twitter.com/#!/NationalEASTest) for information updates and events. * *
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"Collaboration from the EAS Community and our partners has been essential before the Nationwide EAS Test. Thank you for your support and productive dialogue. We look forward to seeing you September 30th! "
"–Manny Centeno, FEMA IPAWS Program Manager and Nationwide EAS Test Lead"