Minnesota Public Safety Communications Conference

Monday, May 1, 2017 - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center and Kelly Inn

10 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Communication Networks (DECN) will be sponsoring the seventh annual Minnesota Public Safety Communications Conference in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Monday, May 1, 2017 - Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The registration cost is $125.

Conference Objectives

The Minnesota Public Safety Communications Conference is a technology conference exploring the convergence and enhancing the interoperability of 911, Broadband, Land Mobile Radio and Public Alerting public safety communications.

The intent is to promote the sharing of best practices and hard-earned experience, as well as to provide the latest information about emerging systems and practices in interoperability.

Conference participants will come away with real-world insights, practical knowledge and a common sense approach to moving forward.

Target Audience

Municipal, county, regional, tribal, and state level emergency managers, regional radio board members and committees, elected and appointed officials involved in emergency services and communications, sheriffs, local and regional police, fire, and emergency medical services, representatives of federal agencies (e.g., the FBI, Border Patrol, Coast Guard, US Forest Service), the Minnesota National Guard, and representatives of non-governmental organizations such as hospitals, education, volunteer organizations and private aid organizations (e.g., American Red Cross and Salvation Army) who may need interoperable communications during emergency events.