Emergency Management Summit Los Angeles

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The Emergency Management Summit Los Angeles, organized by the Government Technology and e.Republic, Inc. will take place on 2nd October 2014 at the The LA Hotel Downtown in Los Angeles, USA. The conference will cover areas like new collaborative opportunities, and share best practices from private and public sector leaders across the state.


08:00 AM - 04:00 PM General Hours

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02 Oct 2014

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Thu, 02 Oct08:00 AM - 08:55 AMRegistration and Morning Refreshments
Thu, 02 Oct08:55 AM - 09:00 AMWelcome Remarks
Thu, 02 Oct09:00 AM - 09:30 AMThe State Perspective from CalOES
Thu, 02 Oct09:30 AM - 10:00 AMInsights from LA County
Thu, 02 Oct10:00 AM - 10:45 AMNetworking Break
Thu, 02 Oct10:45 AM - 11:30 AMHow Teamwork and Collaboration Led to Osama bin Laden
After years during which she wasnu2019t able to talk publicly about her experience for national security reasons, Nada Bakos is finally able to tell her story, and we are thrilled to announce her participation as this yearu2019s Emergency Management Summit keynote speaker.If youu2019ve seen Zero Dark Thirty or read much about it, you know that it was a team of real-life CIA analysts who inspired the Academy Award-nominated filmu2019s lead role. Nada Bakos was a key member of the team responsible for u201cthe greatest manhunt in history.u201d As the Chief Targeting Officer who spearheaded the CIAu2019s Zarqawi Operations team from 2004-2006, Ms. Bakos and her colleagues spent more than a decade gathering and analyzing the mountain of intelligence data that ultimately led to a crucial breakthrough: they discovered an emissary used by Osama bin Laden to communicate to operatives in the region. It was this emissary who helped lead the U.S. to Bin Ladenu2019s personal courier who in turn led our forces to the compound in Pakistan. The rest is history.After 20 years in the intelligence field and corporate world, Ms. Bakos is currently focused on national security issues and regional stability around the world. She recently appeared in the Emmy-award-winning HBO documentary Manhunt.In todayu2019s world, no one works alone. For the people working to protect our national security, this is especially true. Good communication and collaboration are key to ensuring the safety of Americans.Her inspirational messages include: never give up, love what you do, and the crucial importance of teamwork.
Thu, 02 Oct11:30 AM - 11:50 AMCommunication Strategies for Emergency Management
Thu, 02 Oct11:50 AM - 12:25 PMCONCURRENT SESSIONS
Social Mediau2019s Emerging Role in Emergency Management Social media tools can help communicate with the public in emergencies, build situational awareness for first responders, and promote recovery. The rapid adoption of social media technologies, have changed the public expectation around how information is communicated and consumed during emergency situations. This interactive panel session will examine key trends in technology, current developments and future approaches. Using Unified Communications & Telepresence to Solve Problems Dave Stephens, Public Safety Business Development Manager, CDWGLearn how other State and Local Government agencies are improving real-time, situational information sharing in public safety. Examine case studies in unified, interoperable public safety environments that make real-time inter- and intra-agency information sharing, and communication possible. Join us to learn about secure, scalable, flexible, easy to use, and network-based solutions to help public safety agencies solve even their most complex operational challenges.
Thu, 02 Oct12:25 PM - 01:10 PMBuffet Luncheon
Thu, 02 Oct01:10 PM - 01:30 PMFirstNet Update: Public Safety Broadband Program Ramps Up for the Future!
Public Safety LTE is coming! FirstNet and the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) will build a high speed broadband infrastructure exclusively for the use of public safety responders. But the task of building a nationwide interoperable LTE network is daunting and will require a tremendous amount of planning and coordination. Lesia Dickson heads the Texas Public Safety Broadband Outreach and Education Program for the Texas Department of Public Safety u2013 a program designed to let stakeholders throughout Texas know about the benefits of the future network and the responsibilities which local jurisdictions will have in the process. Ms. Dickson will discuss the growing need for public safety broadband, the status of FirstNet, the impact of broadband on legacy land mobile radio systems and proposed funding models.
Thu, 02 Oct01:30 PM - 01:50 PMIncreasing Community Resilience with Open Data, Analytics and the Crowd
As a community, you are faced with increasingly complex disasters. Mitigating the impact of these events, and educating the citizens is key to becoming a more resilient community. GIS plays a unique role in helping communities visualize and understand how to achieve this goal. Using open data and simple, focused GIS tools, you can model your risk and understand where your community is most vulnerable. More than a simple map, GIS tools help you analyze at risk areas for a better understanding of the community profile u2013 who will likely be affected, and what are their characteristics? Using this approach can bolster community resilience by geo-targeting the citizens at risk. That means you can develop geographically relevant preparedness materials, and engage directly with citizens working on community preparedness efforts. Modern GIS technology is more than simply showing dots on a map u2013 itu2019s about supporting common workflows across your organization that help you achieve your mission of becoming more resilient in the face of disaster.
Thu, 02 Oct01:50 PM - 02:25 PMCONCURRENT SESSIONS
Thu, 02 Oct02:25 PM - 02:45 PMAn Inside Look into Orange County Intelligence Analysis Center
Thu, 02 Oct02:45 PM - 03:15 PMManaging Large Events u2013 Handling Scale, Velocity and Complexity from the Front
On smaller events our direct contact with survivors allows us to focus on their needs in an immediate and direct way. As disasters grow in size and complexity it becomes increasingly difficult to maintain that focus. This presentation will be a discussion of what the Red Cross is doing to maintain its attention on clients during the response and recovery of major events and how these actions reflect a larger movement within Emergency Management to align resources to the point of contact with the survivor
Thu, 02 Oct03:15 PM - 04:00 PMPanel Discussion with Local Leaders in Emergency Management
Thu, 02 Oct04:00 PM - 04:00 PMClosing Remarks

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