Partners in emergency preparedness conference 2014

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Washington State University (WSU)
Date:
22-24 Apr 2014
Location:
United States of America (Tacoma, Washington)
Venue:
The Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center

The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference (a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization) is the largest and most successful regional emergency preparedness conference in the Pacific Northwest. Partners in Emergency Preparedness annually hosts nearly 700 people representing business, schools, government, the nonprofit sector, emergency management professionals, and volunteer organizations.

The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference attracts top-notch speakers with expertise that includes lessons learned from recent worldwide events like earthquakes, work place violence, current hazards research, contingency planning, school preparedness, technology, media interactions, and public health issues. Speakers and exhibitors provide cutting-edge information on subjects such as business continuity planning, school safety, public health preparedness, homeland security, and public information.

Conference themes:

  • First-hand accounts of lessons learned
  • Disaster resilience/sustainability
  • Practical application of scholarly research
  • Case studies
  • Business disaster preparedness and contingency planning
  • Climate change and emergency management
  • Continuity of Operations (COOP)
  • New technological applications in emergency management
  • Information management practices at different phases of a disaster
  • Professional education and development
  • Healthcare contingency planning and preparedness
  • School preparedness


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Event fee

Early registration: $275, Regular registration: $400, Onsite or late registration: $450

Target audience


  • Emergency management

  • Law enforcement

  • Fire services

  • EMS

  • Business sector

  • Schools

  • Universities

  • Public health

  • Utilities

  • Public works

  • Non-profit sector

  • Economic development

  • Local and federal government

  • Volunteers

  • Hospitals

  • and all that are tasked with emergency management planning


How to register

For further information please email to conference coordinator.


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Education & School Safety, Health & Health Facilities, Information Management, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
United States of America
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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