SOURCE: TV Worldwide

December 06, 2006 09:07 ET

National League of Cities to Feature Webcast of 'Congress of Cities and Exposition' December 7-9 on National City Network TV (NCNTV) by TV Worldwide

National Webcast to Feature News, Addresses From Henry Cisneros, Jack Kemp, Presentations by Waste Management and ICOP Digital, Live From Reno, Nevada Beginning December 7 at www.NCNTV.org

CHANTILLY, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 6, 2006 -- TV Worldwide, a fast-growing web-based global TV network, announced that it would again webcast the National League of Cities' (NLC) Congress of Cities and Exposition, live from the Reno Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada via National City Network TV (NCNTV, www.NCNTV.org), beginning at 12:30 PT on Thursday, December 7, 2006. Main webcast sponsors include Waste Management and ICOP Digital, Inc. who will have corporate presentations featured as part of the webcast. Other sponsors include the National Crime Prevention Council and CH2M Hill.

NCNTV is part of the National League of Cities' National City Network, www.nationalcitynetwork.org, a portal developed in cooperation with the Fannie Mae Foundation that allows member cities to interact on important issues affecting their communities. TV Worldwide is a partner with NLC in the development of National City Network's NCNTV, and will webcast keynotes, addresses, and interviews surrounding the Congress of Cities and Exposition in both live and archived formats. More than 3,500 municipal officials and approximately 150 youth delegates are expected to attend with several thousand additional on-line.

Addressing a hot topic in the U.S., Former Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros, former mayor of San Antonio and NLC past president, and Jack Kemp, founder and chairman of Kemp Partners, will discuss affordable housing at the conference's opening general session on Thursday, December 7.

On Friday morning, NLC President James Hunt, councilmember, Clarksburg, W.Va., and Sally Helgesen, author of "The Web of Inclusion," will tackle NLC's theme for the year -- building inclusive communities. Hunt's determination has helped NLC build a Partnership for Working Toward Inclusive Communities during his year as NLC president.

Waste Management will be featuring interviews with speakers on recycling by mail and renewable energy from landfill gas. Communities can generate revenue from mail recycling of used inkjet printer cartridges and cell phones through a public private partnership. Waste Management also has a dedicated Renewable Energy Group which is responsible for the centralized management of landfill gas to energy plants owned by the company.

ICOP Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICOP) is featuring a dynamic video presentation on community security solutions for the webcast, showcasing the power and promise of ICOP's pioneering technology. ICOP secures communities by empowering First Responders with LIVE streaming video images and providing court officials with unimpeachable recorded video evidence, in ways never before possible. Delivered over the Sprint Mobile Broadband high speed network, ICOP provides First Responders with live real-time streaming video, and access to Critical Site Documents (site maps, personnel attendance, location of volatile chemicals, etc.), to optimize the management and outcome of a crisis. The ICOP solution enables live streaming of video from a school, a bank, buses (school or transit), or other buildings in the community, to First Responder headquarters or to a First Responder vehicle. This solution also has the capability of streaming live video from a First Responder vehicle to headquarters. ICOP's unique and valuable surveillance technology solutions provide a veil of protection for our nation's communities. Without local security, there is no national security.

"We are excited about again being selected to webcast this important event on the National City Network," commented Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TVWorldwide.com. "We applaud NLC for deploying the latest in streaming media and webcasting technology to foster interactive communication across the country through the Network's NCNTV component. With all the event activities, including the addresses from several mayors, we again expect a huge audience and we are preparing our servers to accommodate the webcast."

The webcast event will be available live and archived for later viewing at www.nationalcitynetwork.org, www.NCNTV.org and www.tvworldwide.com. Participants should have the free Windows Media Player installed prior to the event and should log on at any time prior to 12:00 PM PT on December 7, to test their set up in preparation for the start of the webcast at 12:30 PM PT. Questions can be directed to 703-961-9250, ext 229 before and during the event.

About the National League of Cities and National City Network TV (NCNTV)

The National League of Cities, the oldest and largest national organization representing cities in the U.S., seeks to strengthen and promote cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance.

The goal of National City Network TV is to create a customized community-based Internet TV channel that will facilitate the dissemination of NLC information to the public and partner cities, foster communication with and feedback from these partner cities, provide interactive e-mail, chat and collaborative features that will enhance the utility of the channel and facilitate educational and public/press awareness. The dedicated NLC National City Network Internet TV channel is being configured with an initial dynamic utility infrastructure to evolve as the public and city partner users become familiar with the functionality and request capabilities to accomplish a range of live and archived presentation functions.

About TV Worldwide

As a leading global Internet broadcasting and streaming media company, TV Worldwide (www.tvworldwide.com) is developing a network of video channels that is an affiliation of community-based Internet television stations, each underwritten by a strategic partner, "aimcasting"(SM) to targeted demographic audiences worldwide. TVWorldwide.com works with strategic partners to develop the latest in live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications. TVWorldwide.com was recently named one of the streaming video industry's "Hottest Streaming Companies" by Streaming Magazine, www.streamingmagazine.com, and CEO Dave Gardy was honored by the magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy currently serves as the president of the International Webcasting Association (IWA).

About ICOP Digital, Inc.

ICOP Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICOP), www.ICOP.com, is an industry-leading company engaged in providing surveillance and communications solutions that help its customers improve safety and security through effective deployment of innovative technologies. By integrating mobile and stationary surveillance solutions, ICOP facilitates the delivery of live video (and Critical Site Documents) to First Responders, to optimize the management and outcome of a crisis. The Company's award winning ICOP Model 20/20 is the leading digital in-car video system, fast earning distinction as the preferred in-car video solution by law enforcement agencies nationwide.

About Waste Management

Waste Management, Inc. is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. The company is strongly committed to a foundation of financial strength, operating excellence and professionalism.

Waste Management tailors its services to meet the needs of each customer group and to ensure consistent, superior service at the local level. Headquartered in Houston, the company's network of operations includes 413 collection operations, 370 transfer stations, 283 active landfill disposal sites, 17 waste-to-energy plants, 131 recycling plants, 95 beneficial-use landfill gas projects and 6 independent power production plants. These assets enable Waste Management to offer a full range of environmental services to nearly 21 million residential, industrial, municipal and commercial customers.

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