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APCO Announces Third Annual Winter Summit

Daytona Beach, Fla. — The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International announced today the topics for its Third Annual Winter Summit to be held Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2006 at the Orlando Airport Marriott in Orlando, Fla.

The Winter Summit is a three-day educational forum with the most up to date information on the most common issues with which the public safety communications community is dealing today brought to you by leading experts in their respective fields. The Third Annual Winter Summit will feature programs on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), management issues such as planning and funding, Hurricane Katrina's impact on public safety communications, interoperability, and the 800 MHz rebanding. 

"APCO International would like to take this opportunity to educate and communicate some of the most prevalent concerns facing public safety today," APCO International President Greg Ballentine said. "Please join us for this comprehensive Winter Summit to network with your peers and explore today's most critical topics.  Share your own challenges and successes and hear from those whose programs and systems have been strengthened. The topics selected for this year's Winter Summit came directly from those individuals who know best - our members."

For more information, visit www.apco2006.org. For a complimentary press pass, contact Courtney McCarron at 202.833.9600 or mccarronc@apco911.org.

About APCO International

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International is the world's oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of public safety communications. APCO International serves the professional needs of its 15,000 members worldwide by creating a platform for setting professional standards, addressing professional issues and providing education, products and services for people who manage, operate, maintain and supply the communications systems
used by police, fire and emergency medical dispatch agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit

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