7th Emergency Services Workshop
College Park, MD, USA - 11-13 May 2010


Since the meeting is over, registration is closed. If you attended or participated remotely, please fill out the survey!

Meeting Survey

After each ESW, we try to collect feedback on the quality of the workshop and what we should do in the future. If you attended or participated fremotely in ESW7 please fill out the ESW7 survey!


Like previous Emergency Services Workshops, this meeting is intended to foster the development and deployment of standards-based systems for next-generation, IP-based emergency calling. Likely topics for discussion include the folowing:

Another of the main goals of the emergency services workshop series is to build a community of emergency services experts -- from multiple stakeholder organizations and from all around the world. In order to enable workshop attendees to interact in an informal setting, there will be a few social events in addition to the technical sessions.


Since one of the main goals of this workshop is to support dialogue among all the stakeholders in emergency calling, it will be a public meeting and we encourage all interested parties to participate, including:

Draft Agenda

On each of the three days, we will start around 9:00 AM, and should finish our program for the day by 4:30 or 5:00. All times are in US EDT (GMT-4).

Slides will be posted to this directory

Tuesday, 11 May:

Wednesday, 12 May:

Thursday, 13 May:

Workshop Venue

The workshop will be held in the Jeong H. Kim building at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, USA.


Google map

Campus Map (see "Kim Engineering Building" in grid E3)

Travel and Hotels

The University of Maryland is located in College Park, Maryland, a northern suburb of Washington DC. The nearest airports are, in order of proximity:

Of these, the only one that is reachable via public transit is DCA. In all other cases, you will need to take a taxi or rent a car.

The University of Maryland provides a list of recommended hotels.

Remote Participation

Remote participation for the meeting was provided via WebEx, provided by Cisco.

Program Chairs

The workshop is organized by the following persons:

Workshop Sponsors

Workshop Host

This meeting is being kindly hosted by the MAXWell Lab, part of the University of Maryland Institude for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS).

If you have questions please direct them to esw-submit@googlegroups.com with a subject header of "SDO Emergency Services Workshop".