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The NENA 2018 Conference & Expo is June 16-21 in Nashville, TN. Pre-Conference Courses are June 16-17, conference events and activities run June 17-21, and the Expo Hall is open June 18-19.


Pre-Conference Courses are June 16-17, conference events and activities run June 17-21, and the Expo Hall is open June 18-19. You can find a more detailed schedule at

The NENA 2018 Conference & Expo will take place at the Music City Center convention complex, located at 201 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203.


Topics to be covered at NENA 2018 include: NG9-1-1 Planning, Management, & PSAP Impacts; Leadership & Professional Development; Applications & Emerging Technologies; Interpersonal Issues & Personnel Management; Text Messaging; Training; Geographic Information Systems & Data Management; Policy, Governance, & Funding; Accessibility; Public Education; Health, Wellness, & Personal Development; and Telecommunicator Interests. 


Anyone and everyone involved in public safety/emergency communications : 9-1-1 authority personnel; PSAP managers and supervisors; telecommunicators; dispatchers; 9-1-1 service providers; GIS and addressing professionals; telecommunications and network specialists; law enforcement personnel with 9-1-1 oversight responsibilities; public safety applications developers; managed services and cloud hosting providers; homeland security regulatory agency staff; state, regional, and local government officials



No matter what your role is in public safety, no other conference can offer you the quality or quantity of growth and development opportunities available at NENA 2018. Featuring renowned keynote speakers, general sessions with industry leaders and visionaries, dozens of education sessions designed to enrich you personally as well as professionally, comprehensive full-day courses with real-world applications, unparalleled opportunities to network and dialogue with your peers, and an exhibit hall showcasing cutting-edge products and services, NENA 2018 is guaranteed to help you become better equipped to do your job and actively prepare for the road ahead.



Please visit to make your hotel arrangements.


NENA offers several scholarships:

McMurray Scholarship for first-time attendees. Learn more at

Gold Line Telecommunicator Scholarships for telecommunicators, call-takers, and dispatchers. Learn more at

Unfortunately, the NENA 2018 call for presentations is now closed, but submissions sent to Christopher B. Carver at will be reviewed and considered by the Conference Team.


Review the Exhibit Space Application Form at and contact Anna Marie Batt at

Visit the NENA 2018 Conference & Expo homepage at to view the virtual brochure or download a copy when it becomes available.

If you are a NENA member, please use your member email address.

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If you are not a member, please click "New Registration" to register as a non-member, or join NENA online at and save on your registration fee!

Group membership vouchers are good towards Regular/Standard rates only. Vouchers are not eligible for use with Early Bird or Super Saver rates. Only one voucher may be used per registrant.

Redeem your voucher online with online event registration by entering the voucher’s unique verification code in the Promotional Code or Discount Code box and apply it to your balance before completing the checkout process.

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