2011 'Pathways to Resilient Communities' Summit

Our Agenda for the event. (PDF)

Click for the full-size flyer of the event.

Hosted by the Center of Excellence for Homeland Security and the Washington State Centers of Excellence, in partnership with the Washington State Emergency Management Division, Northwest Tribal Emergency Management Council, National Partnership on Environmental Technology Education and our local emergency managers and community colleges.

"Pathways to Resilient Communities" will focus on helping communities make preparedness a community effort and way of life. It will feature "hands on" sessions for business and organizations on how to prepare and plan to recover from disasters and provide training and tools to support citizens prepare and work together to build community resilience. Sessions will include discussions on how to utilize social media and social networks as a resource for disaster preparedness and strategies to assist the public and private sector plan for the functional and access needs of special populations during critical incidents.

Files from our 2011 Summit, mostly Powepoints and PDFs, are available for download here:

Official Summit 2011 Handout.
2011SummitHandout.pdf
2011SummitHandout.doc

Paul “P.K.” White, Federal Coordinator Officer, FEMA Reg. X.
Lucianne Phillips, Private Sector Liaison, FEMA Reg. X.
FEMA Private Sector: Who, what and why?
Private_Sector_WA_Center_of_Excellence_May_24_2011.pptx
The Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management.
Whole_Community_HSEM.ppt

Karen Kim.
Media and Community Relations, American Red Cross Mount Rainier Chapter.
State of Social Media.
State_of_Social_Media_Update.ppt

Sara Schwartz.
Social Media @BentonCounty.
Sara_Schwartz_Social Media_PPT_19May11.ppt

City of Kirkland.
City-sponsored "Build-a-Kit" program.
City-Community Partnership readies low-income for disasters.
NR_Hopelink_Build-a-Kit_10-09.docx Build_A_Kit_for_Low_Income.pptx

Mary Meulblok.
Facebook Communication post-disaster.
Mary_Meulblok_Social Media-Japan_disaster.pptx
Photo of Japanese refugee listing: Mary_Meulblok_Refuge_list.docx

Helen Ahrerns.
Build A Kit Event for Vulnerable Populations
Helen_Ahrerns-Byingto-Build_A_Kit_for_Low_Income.pptx

John Ufford.
Business Continuity Step 1

Business Continuity Step 2

Business Continuity Step 3

Business Continuity Step 4

Excel Sheet: Business Continuity Worksheets

Linda Crerar.
Business Resiliency Training for Business Coaches.
Tools & Techniques for making business disaster resilient. Disaster_Planning_through_Business_Resiliency.pdf

Brent Meldrum.
Owner, Coastal Transport of Washington (CTW).
Brent_Meldrum-homelandsecurityppt.ppt

Some photos from the event:

'Eastside' Summit - Pasco, WA. May 19, 2011

When: May 19 - One Day Event
Where: Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA (Directions)
NEW LOCATION ON CAMPUS
Career and Technical Education (CCTE) Building at the north end of campus.  Rooms 203 and 203A. 
MAP HERE.

What:
Day 1 - Pre-Summit; workshops include:
Workshop 1: tools and training for business coaches who help businesses become more disaster resilient.
Workshop 2: business preparedness toolkit to help business/organizations build comprehensive disaster plans and business continuity programs.

 Panels Presentations:  Social media and social networks as resource for the disaster preparedness and response. Strategies to involve citizens with functional needs and organizations who support them in disaster preparation and response.

Family & Personal Emergency Preparedness Training:  Two hour awareness level training and tools for personal, family and neighborhood emergency preparedness.

Agenda (PDF)

'Westside' Summit - Lakewood, WA. May 23-24, 2011

When: May 23-24 - Two Day Event
Where: Clover Park Technical College, Lakewood, WA (Directions)
What:
Day 1 - Pre-Summit; workshops include:
Workshop 1: tools and training for business coaches who help businesses become more disaster resilient.
Workshop 2: business preparedness toolkit to help business/organizations build comprehensive disaster plans and business continuity programs.

Day 2 -  Summit:  

 Panels Presentations:  Social media and social networks as resource for the disaster preparedness and response. Strategies to involve citizens with functional needs and organizations who support them in disaster preparation and response.

Family & Personal Emergency Preparedness Training:  Two hour awareness level training and tools for personal, family and neighborhood emergency preparedness.

Agenda (PDF)
summit flyersummit on homeland security
 

 

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