Virtual Forums

With the aim of contributing and enriching the conversation, the OAS will organize virtual forums, in the form of round tables and webinars, with the participation of international experts on all the topics that the Portal proposes to carry out brainstorming around them. and inclusive discussions. On this page you will find the calendar of upcoming events and the videos of the events already held.

Third Discussion with Emergency and Security Systems in the Region

  • 7/28/2020 11:00 AM
  • Number of views: 5344

Event date: 7/28/2020 11:00 AM Export event

Persons in charge of the presentations:

Richard Gaston, Public Safety Communications Consultant, Mission Critical Partners 
Heather McGaffin,
Project Manager, Mission Critical Partners 
Laurie Flaherty,
Coordinator, National 911 Program at the US Department of Transportation (DOT)
Jackie Mines, Senior Public Safety Consultant, Mission Critical Partners 
Guillermo Moncayo,
Acting Director, Department of Public Security 
Karen Bozicovich,
Public Security Information and Knowledge Section Chief

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the need for public safety agencies and 911 systems to prepare to maintain operational capacity during disruptive events. Continuity of Operations (COOP) planning provides organizations with tools needed to continue to deliver mission critical services during a pandemic, natural disasters or other emergency situations. This discussion will focus on COOP planning process and main components, and will provide real life experiences of its drafting and implementation.