Meeting Information for 3-8-2018

Please mark your calendars to attend the upcoming Mississippi Communications Technology Alliance meeting Thursday, 3-8-2018, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm. We would like to encourage everyone to "BRING A FRIEND" that you feel might be interested in MCTA in hopes that we can branch out and grow our membership. The meeting will be held at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Event registration, details and directions can be found below.

9:30 - 10:00 - Registration and coffee

10:00-11:30 - First Alert Emergency Responder Network in Mississippi

This is a nationwide initiative and has been adopted by Mississippi. AT&T and Mississippi Wireless Commission will be collaborating on the implementation of this network for the state. AT&T and Mississippi Wireless Commission has come to speak to the capabilities of the network, who will access it, how organizations, agencies people can help and general information relating to the implementation, management, regulation, and participation. See below links for information.

  • FirstNet website -
  • FirstNet YouTube -
  • 11:30-12:30 - Lunch with questions following up presentation

    12:30-1:00 - Board Meeting

    Registration Fee: only $5 (Registration fee includes lunch)

    PLACE: UMMC Student Union, Jackson, MS

    You can validate your parking in the pay lot upon paying your registration fee.


    From I-55 north or south, take Lake land Drive West exit. Take a left at the third light (UMC-Lakeland Entrance). Student Union is on the right
    The Student Union building is the building on you right as you proceed down the street. When you get to the stop sign at the end of the street, take a left then enter the parking lot through the attendant entry on your left. Parking passes will be handed out at the meeting.
    Meetings are held on the second floor conference rooms. There will be a sign designating