Webinar on NG9-1-1

URISA Alberta will once again host a webinar on NG9-1-1. In this session our presenters will provide some insight on the latest NG9-1-1 standards activities, in particular the NG9-1-1 GIS Data Model, and other informational documents released and in progress. They will highlight the work being done specifically to ensure that the Data Model and documents are globally standardized to include the Canadian implementation of NG9-1-1. In addition, they will cover the exciting news about Strathcona County, Alberta being the first Canadian County to go live with NG9-1-1 in Canada.

Industry experts in the fields of GIS and Public Safety from Esri Canada and GeoComm, leading consulting companies in North America will be presenting and available for Q&A for all topics covered.

To register to attend this webinar use this registration link.


Our Presenters are:

Deb Rozeboom, ENP, GISP, PMP:

As a product manager at GeoComm, Deb manages the public safety GIS services line of business, which provides innovative and reliable solutions for 9-1-1 and NG9-1-1 systems. With over 19 years of experience in public safety GIS, she has a deep understanding of the market needs and industry standards, and she evaluates and incorporates emerging technology trends into the service offerings of GeoComm.

Deb is also a thought leader and an educator in the public safety and GIS professional communities, presenting technical demonstrations, providing educational sessions, and participating in NENA workgroups. She is currently a co-chair of the NENA NG9-1-1 GIS Data Model standard workgroup, where she contributes to shaping the industry standards and best practices. Deb is passionate about using her skills and knowledge to help GIS professionals and 9-1-1 agencies achieve their goals and improve their services.


Keri Brennan, GISP, ENP:

Keri Brennan, GISP, ENP, is a skilled Product Manager for Public Safety GIS Content and Services at Geo-Comm Inc. With over 30 years of experience in the GIS industry, Keri has served as a consultant, trainer, and product manager, specializing in delivering effective solutions to local, state, and federal governments, with a particular focus on land records, utilities, and public safety.

Keri is deeply committed to ensuring that GIS solutions are accessible and user-friendly for all users, and this passion drives her active involvement in GIS and Geospatial communities. She served as the President of URISA and is a valued faculty member for both URISA and NENA education groups. Keri earned her GISP certification in 2004 and her ENP in 2020, reflecting her exceptional expertise and dedication in the field.


Robert Harris

Robert is the NextGeneration 9-1-1 Data and Solutions Manager at Esri Canada. He is helping to develop standards and best practices as it relates to GIS for NG9-1-1 for Canada. He is the co-chair of the Emergency Services Working Group – TIF92 which will be laying the foundation for GIS for NG9-1-1 for network service providers, aggregators, and local data authorities across the country. Robert has over a decade of experience in the GIS and Public Safety industries.

Date: January 31, 2024
Time: Noon
Venue: Zoom