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TMA holds inaugural Technology Summit

April 4, 2018Spencer Ives

SALT LAKE CITY—The Monitoring Association held its inaugural Technology Summit here, March 19-21, covering technologies directly related to monitoring centers in today's industry.“The two gentlemen that made this happen were Sascha Kylau, [VP of central station solutions and services] from OneTel, and Steve Butkovich, the CTO of CPI. They are the co-chairs of our technology committee. They envisioned this and managed all of the content and speakers. We initiated the effort in January...

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TMA releases new Level 1 operator training course

December 13, 2017Spencer Ives

VIENNA, Va.—The Monitoring Association recently announced a new Level 1 training course for operators.The previous Level 1 course was “Like drinking from a fire hose it was just too much information,” Jay Hauhn, TMA's executive director told Security Systems News, particularly considering the course is designed for new entrants in a monitoring center, people who may be new to the industry.The new course adjusts the scope of the content. “We really changed it to be a good...

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CSAA is now The Monitoring Association

March 22, 2017Spencer Ives

VIENNA, Va.—On March 16, CSAA announced that it is officially The Monitoring Association. To recap: the name change was discussed among members in the second quarter of 2016. It was voted on, and passed, during CSAA's general membership meeting in early June, 2016, in Fort Worth, Texas. SSN spoke with executive director Jay Hauhn and the organization's vice president of marketing and communications about CSAA's plans for 2017, including the process of changing the name. In a letter to the CSAA...

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CSAA prepares for 2017, changing name to The Monitoring Association

January 16, 2017Spencer Ives

VIENNA, Va.—Over the course of 2017, as the Central Station Alarm Association transitions to The Monitoring Association, it will get a new look, new logo.In June 2016, CSAA members voted to change the name.Jay Hauhn, CSAA's CEO and executive director, said that the change better fits the growing number of devices and events that can be monitored. “The number of things that can be monitored, where knowing of a status change provides value to an end user, is exploding—driven by this...

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CSAA meeting draws crowd

September 9, 2015Spencer Ives

More than a month in advance, CSAA's hotel block for its annual meeting sold out. Talking with Elizabeth Lasko, the organization's VP of marketing and communications, this booking was faster than in previous years and AHJ presence alongside expanded educational sessions might be why. The meeting will be held in Sonoma, Calif., Oct. 10-14. “We are pleased to have sixteen representatives from AHJ organizations attending, our largest representation in several years,” Lasko said, which includes...

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