2013 Arizona Partners in Preparedness Conference - March 27-28, 2013

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March 27, 2013

7:30-8:30am

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45am

Conference Overview and Introductions

Brian Lake, Conference Co-Chair, enableUS

8:45-9:15am

Opening Keynote:

Lou Trammell, Executive Director, Arizona Division of Emergency Management

Will Humble, Director, Arizona Department of Health Services

9:15-10:30am

Inclusive Collaboration Panel: How Far Arizona Has Come in 24 Months

 

Teresa Ehnert, Bureau Chief, Arizona Department of Health Services

Pete Weaver, Director, Maricopa County Division of Emergency Management

Ton DiRienzi, Executive Director, Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council

10:30-10:45am

Networking Break

10:45-12:30pm

An Examination of Collaboration in Action

 

Dr. Lizabeth Jordan, Regional Emergency Services Director, American Red Cross - Pikes Peak Chapter

Hurricane Issac: Speaker TBD

  • Multi-jurisdictional coordinated response and recovery in large scale disasters
  • Involving emergency management, human services, public health, non-profit and disability communities in response and recovery operations
  • Applying lessons learned from recent disasters to situations that might occur in Arizona

12:30-1:30pm

Lunch

1:30-2:00pm

Setting the Foundation for Success

 

Breakout 1: Tabletop and Exercise Design 101 for Human Services and A&F Communities

Dan Varner, Arizona Division of Emergency Management

 

Breakout 2: Access and Functional Needs 101 for Emergency Management and Public Health Communities

Tony DiRienzi, Executive Director, Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council

2:00-4:30pm

Group Tabletop Exercise and Facilitated Discussion

 

Prolonged Power Outage in Greater Phoenix Region

 

Dan Varner, Arizona Division of Emergency Management

Nichole Fortson, Arizona Division of Emergency Management

4:30-5:00pm

Group Hot Wash

5:00pm

Closing Comments and Adjournment

Brian Lake, Conference Co-Chair, enableUS

March 28, 2013

7:30 - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15am

Day 1 Recap and Introductions

Brian Lake, Conference Co-Chair, enableUS

8:15 -9:15am

Group Tabletop Evaluation

 

Evaluators will break down previous days' tabletop exercise and provide insight into outcomes and discuss strategies for further exercises and collaboration.  Evaluators will also extrapolate examples of successful strategic plans that emerged from individual groups that can provide feasible guidance for conference participants.

9:15-9:30am

Networking Break

9:30-10:30am

Breakout 1: Communications and Outreach to Migrant Populations and Limited-English Proficiency Communities

Rich Foster, Access and Functional Needs Preparedness Coordinator, Utah Department of Public Health

 

Breakout 2: Needs and Considerations of Elderly Populations in Disasters

Stan Szpytek, President, Fire and Life Safety Inc. and Arizona Healthcare Association

 

Breakout 3: Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in Disasters

Pat Seybold, Executive Director, Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities

10:30-10:40am

Switch Breakout Sessions

10:40-12:00pm

Breakout 1: Needs and Considerations of Children in Disasters

Speaker TBD

 

Breakout 2: Outreach and Response to Tribal Communities

Fernando Cruz, Bridge to Independent Living

 

Breakout 3: Utilizing Social Media and Accessible Communications in Disasters

Jim Garrow, Operations and Logistics Manager, Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Program, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

12:00-12:30pm

Open Forum: Inclusive Collaboration in Arizona - Goals and Objectives for the Next 24 Months

 

Teresa Ehnert, Bureau Chief, Arizona Department of Health Services

Pete Weaver, Director, Maricopa County Division of Emergency Management

Ton DiRienzi, Executive Director, Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council

12:30-1:30pm

Lunch Closing Keynote

Jody Dickhaut, KY-TN State Conference, Adventist Community Services Disaster Response Coordinator

1:30pm

Closing Comments and Adjournment

 

Brian Lake, Conference Co-Chair, enableUS


*Agenda Subject to Change



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