EBENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- L.R. Kimball, CDI Engineering Solutions' Infrastructure business, announced today a series of webinars focused on helping agencies approach their toughest challenges. The series will begin on Thursday, September 8, 2011 and will address three main topics: radio/narrowbanding, Next Generation 9-1-1 and consolidation.
"Our public safety consultants are in the field working with clients day in and day out. Therefore we have a unique understanding of the questions that are on the minds of many public safety officials and we have the experience to provide answers," said Joel McCamely, L.R. Kimball Senior Vice President.
During the three, one-hour webinars, participants will hear directly from the firm's experts, will have an opportunity to ask questions and will leave understanding what steps they should take to improve service and decrease costs.
Narrowband Now! Meeting the FCC's Narrowband Mandate by January 1, 2013
September 8, 2011 – 2PM EDT
Bill Waugaman and Tom Harmon will provide an overview of the systems and frequency bands impacted by the FCC Narrowband mandate. In addition they will review strategies for assessing changes or upgrades and provide an update on the latest information from the FCC staff.
NG9-1-1: A National Update
September 29, 2011 – 2PM EDT
With a challenging economy, some of the momentum in NG9-1-1 has slowed. Yet states, counties and towns are still making progress. In this presentation, Jeremy Smith will talk about the status of NG9-1-1 across the country.
October 13, 2011 – 2PM EDT
Presenters Mike Fischel and RoxAnn Brown will address the reasons for and different types of consolidation. They will also discuss how to determine if a consolidation initiative is needed, the potential benefits and cost implications and the expected challenges.
The webinars are completely free to attend! Those wishing to participate in any or all of these valuable webinars should visit the L.R. Kimball website at www.lrkimball.com/2011Webinars.
About CDI Engineering Solutions & L.R. Kimball
CDI Engineering Solutions is a subsidiary of CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI), a leading provider of engineering & information technology outsourcing solutions and professional staffing. With offices throughout North America and a joint venture in Mexico, CDI Engineering Solutions provides engineering outsourcing, project management and professional services to clients in the aerospace, government services, infrastructure, life sciences and process & industrial markets. The company's Infrastructure business, L. R. Kimball (www.lrkimball.com), is among the nation's leading professional service companies offering clients architectural and structural, mechanical and electrical design services, security systems design, civil, environmental and transportation engineering expertise, communications technology solutions and consulting. Learn more at www.cdicorp.com.
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