Cassidian Communications to Sponsor Social Media the Internet and Law Enforcement (SMILE) Conference

Leader in Emergency Communications is Proud to be Gold Sponsor of the Upcoming Conference in Dallas, Texas

Boston, MA & Temecula, Calif. (September 21, 2011) - The SMILE Conference today announced that Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company and an emergency communications leader, is a gold sponsor of the fourth Conference. The Social Media the Internet and Law Enforcement (SMILE) Conference will focus on the use of social media for public order, social activism, and the interaction of old media with new media. It will be held in Dallas, Texas at the downtown Dallas Aloft Hotel (Young St.) from September 28 to 30.


"We are thrilled that Cassidian Communications will be part of the upcoming SMILE Conference hosted by the Dallas PD," said Lauri Stevens of SMILE. "Their expertise in providing law enforcement with the latest emergency communications technology is an excellent addition to the already diverse nature of the SMILE conference. The 9 -1 -1 call processing, emergency notification and land mobile radio applications and technologies from Cassidian Communications have been widely adopted throughout the U.S. and support the initiatives of law enforcement."

Previously named PlantCML, Cassidian Communications is a leader in emergency communications, with a mission to support those who protect the world. It provides notifications to people in more than 100 countries, as well as to organizations in over 20 different industries. Collectively, the company has more than 40 years of experience deploying 9 -1 -1 solutions, notification solutions and first responder radio networks.

"We are pleased to be a gold sponsor of the SMILE Conference," said Tami Timperio, vice president, marketing, Cassidian Communications. "SMILE is one of the largest gatherings of law enforcement professionals of its kind in the nation and we are honored to help contribute to their success. The SMILE Conference is a unique venue that provides for the open exchange of ideas between the innovators and decision makers in law enforcement."

About Cassidian Communications (www.CassidianCommunications.com)
As the largest and most trusted source of mission critical communications solutions, Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, is leading the way in standards -based NG9 -1 -1 call center applications, notification solutions and services and P25 land mobile radio systems. Headquartered in Temecula, California.

About EADS North America (www.eadsnorthamerica.com)
EADS North America is the North American operation of EADS, a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. As a leader in all sectors of defense and homeland security, EADS North America and its parent company, EADS, contribute over $11 billion to the U.S. economy annually and support more than 200,000 American jobs through its network of suppliers and services. Operating in 17 states, EADS North America offers a broad array of advanced solutions to its customers in the commercial, homeland security, aerospace and defense markets.

About SMILE
The SMILE Conference is the leading conference devoted to social media, Internet and law enforcement initiatives. The SMILE Conference has pioneered the adoption of social media by law enforcement agencies across the world for public outreach, crime prevention and forensics. In conjunction with the ConnectedCops website, http://connectedcops.net/, the SMILE Conference has become both the go -to and most trusted source by law enforcement agencies worldwide.

For more information regarding agenda, registration, venue and hotel, please visit: http://www.TheSMILEConference.com; Twitter: @SMILEConference or #smilecon; Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheSMILEConference.

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Cassidian:
Tami Timperio
Vice President, Marketing
Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America Company
Tel: 951.719.2423
tami.timperio@CassidianCommunications.com

SMILE Conference:
Lauri Stevens
LAwS Communications
(978) 764 -9887
lauri@lawscomm.net

Media:
Nicole Fait
Public Communications Worldwide
(714) 891 -3660
nfait@pc -w.com

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