Draft Agenda for 2018 Colorado Emergency Management Conference

Draft Conference Agenda

For additional information on the 2018 Colorado Emergency Management Conference please visit the Colorado Emergency Management Association (CEMA) website at cemacolorado.com.

Download the draft agenda.

Visit our COEmergency.com site after the conference to obtain access to the presentations conducted during the 2018 Colorado Emergency Management Conference.
 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Registration in lobby (open 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and during 15 minutes breaks
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Ceremonies
10:30-11:30 a.m. Opening Keynote
Colorado Grand Ballroon
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
Colorado Grand Ballroom (included in registration cost)
  Earth
Pikes Peak I&II
Air
Pikes Peak III & IV
Fire
Gold Camp Room
Water
Centennial Room
12:30-1:30 p.m. Complexities of Managing Multi-Jurisdictional Environmental Disasters Building Your EOC Army Ethical Dilemmas: Presented by Convergent Volunteers During Emergency Response Failure to Warn: Advancing Public Notification Beyond the Bare Essentials
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Mastering Being the Master of Disaster Guide for Implementing Text to 911 in the PSAP Four Faces of Strategic Leadership Cattle in Your County? Herding the Right People to Beef Up Your Preparedness
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. 30 Minute Break - Refreshments in Vendor Area
3:15-4:15 p.m. Lessons Learned 2017 Costilla County Snow Emergency Panel Q&A on Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities No Presentation in this Room Denver Police Department Terrorism Prevention - Countering Violent Extremism Program
4:15 - 4:30 p.m. 15 Minute Passing Break
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. An Overview of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Colorado High Hazard Dam Release Impacts Database and Tools Incorporating Purposeful Technology in Tests, Training and Exercises National Weather Service - On Site, On Call, At the Scene
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Vendor Sponosored Reception
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Registration in Lobby (open 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and during 15 minute breaks
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote

The Lifecycle of Innovation and Ideas | Epicenter Media and Training

VOAD Movement | Salvation Army and VOAD

Understanding Emergency Behavior: Lessons from the International Ebola Response | CDPHE


A Systems Approach to Emergency Response: Better Outcomes through System Architecture | Colorado State University

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation: Everyone Goes Home - Wildfire Initiative | Wildland Operations Coordination, Denver Fire Department

The Forgotten Disasters | Our Front Porch, Architect and Founder

The Quantum Physics of Emergency Management | Larimer County OEM
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. 30 Minute Break - Refreshments in Vendor Area
  Earth
Pikes Peak I&II
Air
Pikes Peak III & IV
Fire
Gold Camp Room
Water
Centennial Room
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Achieving a Whole Community Approach Through Partnering and Leveraging VOAD Securing Outdoor Special Events Connecting Schools to Your Emergency Management Program Enhancing Exercises Through Community Inclusion: Strategies from PHEDEX 2017
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch - DHSEM Awards - Colorado Grand Ballroom (included in registration cost)
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. How Does the ADA Effective Communication Requirement Apply in Emergencies? Magic Mirros: Building the C-COP (Comprehensive Common Operating Pricture) with GIS The Great American Eclipse Community Resilience: Supporting Childcare Facilities in Colorado During Disaster
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. 15 Minute Passing Break
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Resilience for All: A Case for Engaging Bilingual Cultural Brokers A New Approach to Long Term Disaster Recovery Planning for Hazards and Building Community Resilience: The Role of the Emergency Manager No presentation scheduled
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. 30 Minute Break - Refreshments in the Vendor Area
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Lesson in Recovery: Policy, Legislation and Action No presentation scheduled Response, Mitigation and Hurricane Harvey COVOST: Meeting the Challege of Supporting and Providing Virtual Operation Support
4:15 - 4:30 p.m. 15 Minute Passing Break
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. CEMA Annual Meeting - Colorado Grand Ballroom
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner and CEMA Awards - Colorado Grand Ballroom (included in registration cost)
8:00 - 11:30 p.m. EM Conference Social Event - Summit Ballroom (included in registration cost)
  Thursday, March 1, 2018
Registration in Lobby (open 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.)
VOAD Registration is Lobby at 10:00 a.m.
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Pick Up and Pay for Auction Items
Registration Lobby
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote
Colorado Grand Ballroom
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. 15 Minute Passing Break
  Earth
Pikes Peak I&II
Air
Pikes Peak III & IV
Fire
Gold Camp Room
Water
Centennial Room
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Emergency Communication Techniques for Individuals Who Cannot Speak Are You Ready for the Test: Peak 2 Fire Synergy and Structure Around Good Intentions: Leveraging Tech and Lessons in Spontaneous Unaffiliated Volunteers During Harvey State Logistics Update
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch and Closing Ceremony - Colorado Grand Ballroom (included in registration cost)