Programme

We are due to host a further Satellite Series event this summer focused on the topic of NG999. The event will be hosted in an intimate round-table format in a central London location.

The Aim:

To inform and update attendees on the plans and possibilities for Next Generation 999.  To engage in debate on future strategies and technologies.

Format:

  • Presentations by expert speakers
  • Roundtable discussion and debate
  • Finish with a drinks reception and networking 

Speakers:

  • Darryl Keen - Chair of the 999 Liaison Committee and Chief of Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue Service
  • John Medland - BT 999 Policy Manager
  • John Anthony MBE, President of BAPCO
  • Andrew Richardson Chief Commercial Officer, Realsafe Technologies Ltd

Topics:

  • Opening Remarks - John Anthony
  • The User Perspective – What do we want? What do we need? How is it Governed? - Darryl Keen
  • The Supplier Perspective – What are we doing?  What will be provided? - John Medland
  • A view from the Edge – The App Developers - Andrew Richardson will tell us about their journey through the 999 App Accreditation process, the difficulties caused by the current technology and what they would like to do in future
  • Roundtable discussions facilitated by members of the BAPCO Executive
  • Debate amongst the panel and the audience

Summary:

The main points of the day will be summarised in a White Paper style that will be shared with attendees and the wider emergency services via their respective Chiefs’ Associations.  Going forward, we would like to initiate wider debate across the services and within Government on this important subject.