MASAS Outreach and Planning Session

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
5:00 PM
The Fairmont Empress Hotel

MASAS Outreach and Planning Session

The GeoConnections Program and the Centre for Security Science invite you to a national Multi-Agency Situational Awareness System (MASAS) outreach and planning session the afternoon of December 8, following the Fourth Canadian Public Safety Interoperability Workshop: A CITIG National Forum.  The Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group (CITIG) has graciously offered to host this special session.

MASAS is the Multi-Agency Situational Awareness System - an interconnected system of systems to exchange location-based emergency incident information among multiple agencies using interoperable technologies.

The session objectives are:

  • To present an introduction and overview of the MASAS and how it can help your organization;
  • To seek input from partners and stakeholders on how the national MASAS architecture evolves;
  • To seek input from partners and stakeholders on options for governance and sustainability of MASAS as it advances into the future;
  • Present opportunities on how to get involved and connect to the system.

The initial discussions will be strategic and non-technical, but more technical discussions may take place as the session progresses.  Participants will be encouraged to ask questions and engage in the discussions.

The session will only be open to registered attendees of the CITIG National Forum – you are all encouraged to attend and join other public safety and emergency management practitioners to develop a mutual understanding of the key voice and data interoperability issues facing today’s public safety sector.

Location and time: The Fairmont Empress Hotel, Balmoral Room on December 8, 2010, from 1:00 to 5:00pm.

A detailed agenda will be provided to registered attendees prior to the meeting.

Please RSVP to GeoConnections:  Ken Marshall at

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