Sometimes you face the situation of having completely missed some ongoing initatives. Here a such one that I have completely failed to notice. This initiative strives to push standardization for emergency services forward.
“The Emergency Services Workshop series is an ongoing effort in the emergency services community to coordinate global standards and technologies for emergency calling and emergency notification. The primary focus of the workshop series is foster coordination among the many standards development organizations (SDOs) involved in emergency services as they all work toward a global solution for emergency communications using Internet technologies.”
Click here to learn more: http://www.emergency-services-coordination.info/