2017 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference
Tuesday 04/18/2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmSchool-based Disaster Planning and Response in New Mexico: The Whole Community Approach [More Info]
Lisa Hecker, NM-Public Education Department
Martin Vigil, Santa Fe County
Helping Victims of Mass Violence and Terrorism: Partnerships, Planning, Response and Recovery [More Info]
Krista Flannigan, Florida State University College of Criminology
Mary Vail Ware, Virginia Office of the Attorney General
MGT312 - Senior Officials Workshop for All-Hazard Preparedness [More Info]
Steven Keim, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
Don Ogden, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
Volunteers, Resources and Public Outreach – a forum for the local emergency manager [More Info]
Shaun Jones, Washington Volunteer Organizations After a Disaster
Mark Douglas, Washington Emergency Management
Rosanne Garrand, Washington Emergency Management
Security, Resilience, Research and Education for the 21st Century Environment [More Info]
Craig Gruber, Northeastern University
Ryan Maness, Northeastern University
Natasha Frost, Northeastern University
Bill McAteer, Northeastern University
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday 04/19/2017
7:00 amBreakfast, Registration & Exhibitor Display
8:00 am - 8:15 amWelcome
8:15 am - 9:15 amKeynote: Innovating in Real-Time [More Info]
Desiree (Desi) Matel-Anderson
9:15 am - 9:30 amExhibitor Break
9:30 am - 10:30 amApplying Theory to Organize Your EOC/ECC and Enhance Its Performance. [More Info]
Jason Biermann, Snohomish County Dept of Emergency Management
Pre-Disaster Children & Youth Task Forces [More Info]
Suzanne Everson, Administration for Children and Families
Reaching Your Community: Thinking Outside the Box [More Info]
Eric Frank, CRESA
PattiJean Hooper, City of Kirkland OEM
Recovery & Support: Umpqua Community College Campus Shooting [More Info]
Rebecca Bolante, Chemeketa Community College
Dan Yoder, Umpqua Community College
Specially Trained Canine Crisis Responders Support Emergency Management to Succeed [More Info]
Kristin Cox
Raquel Lackey, HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Response
Using Technology to Get Quickly from "Data" to "Decision". [More Info]
Thomas Coceano, L-3 Communication Systems-East
Resilience in Cyberspace: An Appraisal of the Russian Hacking of the 2016 Election [More Info]
Ryan Maness, Northeastern University
10:30 am - 10:45 amExhibitor Break
10:45 am - 11:45 amBeyond the Kit: From Camping to Preparedness [More Info]
Siri McLean, Adelie Disaster Solutions
Business Re-Entry (BRE) Registration Program [More Info]
Tristan Allen, WA Emergency Management Division
Developing a New Business Continuity Program - what can be accomplished in one year [More Info]
Ron Kamps, Mutual of Enumclaw
Partners in Weather Preparedness - Basic [More Info]
Ted Buehner
Active Shooter and Active Threat Automated Systems [More Info]
Michael Marzouk, Alert Systems Group
Working Together: Accountability during a Passenger Rail Incident [More Info]
Mary Carlson, Amtrak
Elizabeth Klute, Amtrak
12:15 pm - 2:00 pmLunch
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmVendor Demo Sessions
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm"Hi Touch Communications in a Hi Tech Era - Crisis Communications and Media Response Training" [More Info]
Richard Brundage, Center for Advanced Media Studies
Code4 Northwest [More Info]
Steve Redmond, Code 4 Northwest
Creating an In-House Emergency Response Team: Going Above and Beyond [More Info]
Autumn Moore, Sanofi
Clayton Stewart, Sanofi
Inclusive Emergency Planning [More Info]
Alex Hatcher, WA CIEP
Todd Holloway, CFI & WA Coalition on Inclusive Emergency Planning
Partners in Weather Preparedness - Advanced [More Info]
Ted Buehner
Respond - Rebuild - Restore. Augmented Reality for Disaster Response [More Info]
Drew Stone, DisastARcons
Business Impact Management...Moving Beyond the Traditional BIA [More Info]
Bob Sibik, Fusion Risk Management
3:00 pm - 3:15 pmExhibitor Break
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm"Hi Touch Communications in a Hi Tech Era - Crisis Communications and Media Response Training" [More Info]
Richard Brundage, Center for Advanced Media Studies
BCM Continuous Improvement: Developing Port Alternatives at TOTE Maritime Alaska [More Info]
Patty Ludden, Tote Maritime Alaska
James Rollins, Takouba Security, LLC
Developing a Public Health Incident Management Team and Deployable Response Teams [More Info]
Susan Smith, Washington State Department of Health
New WebEOC 8.2 Crisis Management Software [More Info]
Debbie Bostwick, Military Department, Emergency Management Division
Leadership Skills Through The Crisis Cycle... Preparedness, Response, CHAOS, Recovery [More Info]
Mary Schoenfeldt, Schoenfeldt and Associates
Lesson Learned: Cascadia Rising and the Public Health & Medical Response [More Info]
Rick Buell, US HHS
Tim McClung, WA Department of Health
Katie Curtis, Snohomish County Health Dept
Real-time Response for a Changing Planet: Flood Inundation Mapping in Emergency Management [More Info]
Kat Balster, Riverside Technology, inc
4:30 pmExhibitor Networking Reception

Thursday 04/20/2017
7:00 amBreakfast, Registration & Exhibitor Display
8:00 am - 8:10 amWelcome
8:10 am - 9:10 amNetworking Opportunities
9:10 am - 9:30 amExhibitor Break
9:30 am - 10:30 am911: Officers Down – All Units Respond [More Info]
Judith Storman, The Soup Ladies
Ginger Passarelli, The Soup Ladies
A Catastrophic Incident Planning Framework for Washington [More Info]
Dan Banks, WA EMD
Jason Biermann, Snohomish County Dept of Emergency Management
Business Continuity Planning - A small business story [More Info]
Crystal Donner, Perteet, Inc
Kirk Holmes, Perteet, Inc.
Community Cybersecurity [More Info]
Rob Lang, Washington State Emergency Managment Division
Lt Col Thomas Pries, WA Air National Guard
Emergency Preparedness in a "Post-Post" World [More Info]
Craig Gruber, Northeastern University
Maritime Transportation and Acute Healthcare System Resilience in Coastal Communities [More Info]
Nicole Errett, University of British Columbia
Keeping Yourself Safe: Spotting Distracted Drivers [More Info]
Sgt James Prouty, Washington State Patrol
10:30 am - 10:45 amExhibitor Break
10:45 am - 11:45 amFrom WTH to WTN: Using Evidence-Based Decision Making to Manage Incidents [More Info]
Kennly Asato, Washington State Department of Health
Tina Echeverria, Washington State Dept of Health
One Organizations Pathway to Preparedness [More Info]
Kelly Kasper, HT2 Consulting Services, LLC
Planning for Mass Patient Movement in the face of Catastrophic Incident [More Info]
Kevin Wickersham, Washington State Department of Health
The Firefighter's Achilles Heel: Anticipating Wind Shifts on Initial Attack [More Info]
Andy Haner, NOAA - National Weather Service
Unicorn Hunting: How to find a job in Emergency Management and/or Business Continuity. [More Info]
Scott Preston, MultiCare Health System
Upping the Game: Using Adaptive Modeling To Validate Emergency Plans [More Info]
James Rollins, US Army
Restless Neighbors: Global Perspectives on Living Near Active Volcanoes [More Info]
Brian Terbush, Washington Military Department
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmPlenary Session: The Buried Truth Uncovered [More Info]
Eric Giguere