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Emergency Communication Networks

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Public Safety Communications Conference


​​​The 2024 Public Safety Communications Conference will bring together a broad base of public safety and emergency management practitioners to develop an understanding of the key interoperability challenges and opportunities facing Minnesota public safety agencies. This is the one conference that brings together leaders and professionals from across the spectrum of Minnesota's public safety communications network, including Statewide Emergency Communications Board members, regional representatives, volunteer groups, telecommunicators, IT professionals, cybersecurity and Geographic Information System (GIS) experts, and others with content relevant for everyone.

The 2024 Public Safety Communications Conference will be a three-day event with combined training workshops, informational presentations, facilitated discussion, vendor exhibits and product demonstrations. The 2024 conference will take place May 6–9, 2024, at the Kelly Inn and the River's Edge Convention Center, 100 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN. 

Conference Homepage and Contact Information

Conference information, including detailed session schedules, is available at​.​

Please get in touch with Ian Jordan of Fusion Learning Partners with any questions about the conference at​

Registration, Lodging 

Registration is now open for the 2024 Public Safety Communications Conference, to be held May 6-9, 2024 at the Kelly Inn and River's Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. Lodging information and conference registration may be found here: 2024 ECN - Public Safety Communications Conference - Attendees (

Please make sure to note any dietary restrictions​ or accessibility needs you may have while registering.

Lodging available through the Kelly Inn, with a special nightly rate of $107 just for conference attendees. Use the link below to book your stay.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

The 2024 Public Safety Communications Conference offers a unique opportunity to reach the following demographics:

  • Public safety telecommunicators.
  • Federal, state, county, city, and local government elected officials and staff.
  • First responders.
  • Volunteer agencies.

​As this is Minnesota's premier conference for emergency communications education and resources, your company should consider participating as an exhibitor or sponsor if you provide products and services related to the following:​

  • 911 land and mobile radio.
  • Public alert and warning systems.
  • Wireless broadband.
  • Mission-critical equipment and products.
  • Emergency response training.
  • Call logging, voice recording, and documentation.
  • GIS or geospatial software, hardware, equipment and services.
  • Medical transport.
Please see the sponsorship prospectus linked below for information regarding available sponsorship levels. Reach out to Chris Kohn of Fusion Learning Partners with any questions at