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April 25, 2013

7:30-8:45am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:45-9:00am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

Brian Lake, Conference Co-Chair, enableUS

Pat Seybold, Conference Co-Chair, Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities

9:00-10:15am

Opening Keynote: Richard Devylder, Senior Advisor for Accessible Transportation, US

10:15-10:30am

Networking Break

10:30-11:30am

Breakouts: Communities and Populations Involved in Disasters

 

Breakout 1: Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Linda McAuliffe, Program Administrator, Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

 

Breakout 2: Mobility and Wheelchair Users

David Allgood, Director of Advocacy, Center for Accessible Living

 

Breakout 3: Emergency Management Communities

Richard Payne, Director, Daviess County Office of Emergency Management

11:30-11:35am

Switch Breakout Sessions

11:35-12:35pm

Breakouts: Communities and Populations Involved in Disasters


Breakout 1: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations

Andy Perlman, Executive Director, EPIC Associates

 

Breakout 2: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Populations

Debborah Arnold, Kentucky Community Crisis Response Board

 

Breakout 3: Public Health Communities  

Margaret Hibbs, Regional Preparedness Coordinator, Kentucky Department of Public Health

12:35-1:30pm

 

Lunch

 

1:30-2:30pm

Breakouts: Communities and Populations Involved in Disasters

 

Breakout 1: Elderly and Health Maintenance Populations

Betty Shiels, University of Louisville

Lanny Taulbee, Disabilities Coordinator, Kentucky Commission for Community Volunteerism and Service

 

Breakout 2: Private Sector's Role in Disaster Response

Alec Waugh, Lead Enterprise Architect, Fruit of the Loom

 

Breakout 3: NGO and Nonprofits in Disaster Services

Jody Dickhaut, Disaster Response Coordinator, 7th Day Adventist Disaster Service

2:30-2:45pm

Networking Break

2:45-5:00pm

Group Facilitated Audience Discussion

 

Brian Lake, enableUS

Andy Perlman, Executive Director, EPIC Associates

  • Exchange information on participants’ missions, successes, challenges and plans for serving their communities
  • Explore partnerships between disability and other community based organizations and emergency management that benefit organizations and their communities
  • Develop relationships that connect participants to information, training and other resources

5:00pm

Closing Comments and Adjournment

 

Brian Lake, Conference Co-Chair, enableUS

Pat Seybold, Conference Co-Chair, Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities

April 26, 2013

7:30 - 8:15am

Networking Breakfast

8:15 – 8:30am

Day 1 Recap and Introductions

 

Brian Lake, Conference Co-Chair, enableUS

8:30 -9:00am

Keynote: General John Heltzel, Director, Kentucky Division of Emergency Management

9:00-9:10am

Networking Break

9:10-10:15am

Breakout 1: Accessible Emergency Communications and Social Media

Carol Dunn, 2resilience.com

 

Breakout 2: Cost-effective Accessible Temporary Modifications to Shelters

Karin Ford, Disability Consultant, Iowa Department of Public Health

10:15-10:30am

Switch Breakout Sessions

10:30-11:30am

Breakout 1: Planning and Preparing for Homeless and Rural Poor Populations

Sabrina Edgington, Program and Policy Specialist, National Healthcare for the Homeless Council

 

Breakout 2: Planning and Preparing for Pets in Disasters

Laura Bevan, Southern Region Director, The Humane Society of the United States

11:30-12:00pm

 

Open Forum: Statewide Goals and Objectives

 

Aaron Horner, Conference Co-Chair, Kentucky Department of Homeland Security

Rebecca Gillis, Conference Co-Chair, Kentucky Department of Public Health

Pat Seybold, Conference Co-Chair, Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities

12:00pm

 

Closing Comments and Adjournment

 

Brian Lake, Conference Co-Chair, enableUS

Pat Seybold, Conference Co-Chair, Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities

 

*Agenda and Speakers Subject to Change



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