2014 Emergency Preparedness and Incident Conference
Hurry, last chance to pre-register!
Meet and mingle with professionals in the business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management, preparedness, and prevention fields.
Listen to presentations by recognized experts to prepare you for response.
University of Memphis – University Center Free Parking
Agenda highlights (Detailed Flyer)
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m – Registration & Breakfast Buffet
Please bring a valid ID when you arrive to pick up your conference materials.
8:45 a.m -Welcome and Opening Remarks –
Rachel Tutor, President, Mid South Association of Contingency Planners
Director Bob Nations, Shelby County Office of Preparedness
9:00 a.m. – Keynote speaker – Ellis Stanley, IAEM Global Board Chair and USA Council Representative, Silo Mentality
10:00 a.m. – General Session – Mark Coffey, Office of Infrastructure Protection, Department of Homeland Security, Active Shooter – Preparedness and Response
12:15 p.m. – Lunch
1:30 p.m.– Keynote speaker – Jennifer Skelton, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, Response and Recovery to the April 2014 Tornado, Tupelo, MS
2:30 p.m. – Breakout Sessions
BO1 – Jim Logan, Memphis Office of Emergency Management, Operating Under the ICS Structure
BO2 – Jim Belles, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Surviving Severe Weather in the Mid-South: Threats and Challenges
BO3 – Meredith Rogan, Disaster Recovery Institute International, DRI Certification: Leadership, Growth, and Development
3:30 p.m. – Breakout Sessions
BO1 – Kasia Alexander, Shelby County Health Department, It’s a Disaster, Now What!
BO2 – Craig Nutt, Director of Programs for CERF+ (Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists’ Emergency Resources), The Arts in Disaster
BO3 – Michael Reilly, Worksafe Technologies, Non-Structural Mitigation of Data Centers, Warehouses, Offices and Labs
4:15 p.m. – Closing Remarks / Door Prizes / Grand Prize Drawing
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