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9-1-1 Mapping Resources

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and location accuracy are critical components for locating a 9-1-1 emergency caller quickly and efficiently. GIS data is used in all 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) today for map displays, call routing and address verification. As 9-1-1 transitions into the future and uses new technology for locating a 9-1-1 caller, it is crucial that the location of the caller is correct and accurate. The 9-1-1 Program continues to partner with local, state and federal partners as well as industry leaders to develop, maintain and support quality GIS location data.  

Each August since 2006, the State 9-1-1 Program has sponsored and planned Oregon’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping and Master Street Address Guide (MSAG) Coordinator Conference.

This annual 2-3 day meeting is an invaluable opportunity for all participants to:

  • Interact and exchange ideas with peers from around the state
  • Attend informative presentations and participate in trainings

Thanks to generous and repeated support from industry partners, the conference is provided at no-cost to GIS data providers/maintainers, MSAG coordinators, 9-1-1 mapping professionals and telecommunicators, state/local government leaders, private sector vendors and telecommunication partners.

2016 11th Annual MSAG/GIS Coordinators Conference

Registration Form

2015 10th Annual MSAG/GIS Coordinators Conference

Materials

Presentations

The 9-1-1 Program is committed to consistency, improvement and compliance in matters related to Oregon’s 9-1-1 mapping systems. The program’s Geographic Information System (GIS) staff lead statewide coordination efforts in the following areas:

  • Standards Involvement in national data standards efforts (National Emergency Number Association - NENA, Federal Geographic Data Committee - FGDC)
  • Incorporation of industry standards into Oregon 9-1-1 mapping efforts
  • Communication Coordination with other state and local government stakeholders
  • Facilitates data-sharing requests between stakeholders
  • Planning Development and maintenance of a statewide 9-1-1 GIS Plan
  • Financial Administration of the Program’s GIS/Master Street Address Guide (MSAG) Reimbursement Policy
  • Coordination of all contracts and Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs) related to mapping efforts
  • Review of all mapping reimbursement requests

GIS/MSAG Related Documents

 

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