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Agenda

(subject to change)

Sunday, September 23, 2018

4:00 - 7:30 p.m. Registration Registration Desk
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Game Night Agave
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Open Hospitality Suite

 

Monday, September 24, 2018

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Coffee Service Indian Wells I J & K
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Registration Desk
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-up Indian Wells I J & K
 

Pre Conference Training

 
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Will you Win or Lose at Game of Debris Management?

Carolyn J. Harshman, CEM | President, Emergency Planning Consultants
Michael Martinet, CEM | Principal, The Martinet Group, LLC
Nopales
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon G0358 Evacuation and Re-Entry Planning

Michael Brady | CSTI
Jim Ayre | CSTI/Cal OES
Bruce Gadbois | CSTI
2 Local SME TBD
Ocotillo
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon AEM/CEM Exam and Mentoring Workshop

Valerie Lucus-McEwen, CEM
Pinion
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Creative Problem-solving: How to Overcome Emerging Threats with Radially Imaginative and Novel Ideas

Gabriele Almon, Founder | Brian & Bullish LLC
Agave
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on own)  
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Board Meeting TBD
 

Pre Conference Training

 
1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Will you Win or Lose at Game of Debris Management? (continued)

Carolyn J. Harshman, CEM | President, Emergency Planning Consultants
Michael Martinet, CEM | Principal, The Martinet Group, LLC
Nopales
1:30 - 5:00 p.m. G0358 Evacuation and Re-Entry Planning (continued)

Michael Brady | CSTI
Jim Ayre | CSTI/Cal OES
Bruce Gadbois | CSTI
2 Local SME TBD
Ocotillo
1:30 - 5:00 p.m. The Future of Mitigation Planning - How to Integrate Plans through the Local Hazard Mitiation Planning Process

Victoria LaMar-Haas | Cal OES
Alison Kearns | FEMA
Michael McCormick
Rudy Balthazar/Chad Moxley | Cal Fire Land Use Planning Program
Pinion
1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Exercise Design for Everyone

Dana M. Carey | Yolo Office of Emergency Services
Agave
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. First Time Attendee Reception Verde Vista Terrace
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Open Hospitality Suite

 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Service Indian Wells I J & K
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Registration Desk
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Exhibits Open Indian Wells I J & K
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome Opening Ceremonies Indian Wells L & M
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Keynote: Ben Nemtin Indian Wells L & M
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break  
11:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Indian Wells L & M
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Break  
 

Breakout Session #1

 
1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Active Shooter Response: Developing a Tactical Playbook Nopales
1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Building Resiliency Using Strategies for Successful Disabilities, Access, and Functional Needs Stakeholder Collaboration Ocotillo
1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Communications Law - What to Release - What to Withhold Pinion
1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Disaster Declaration, Recovery and Community Resilience - Your Building Official's Role Agave
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break Indian Wells I J & K
 

Breakout Session #2

 
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. Getting to Know Higher Education Emergency Management and the 2017 Wildfires Impacts on Multiple Campus Communities Nopales
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. Catastrophic Planning to Public Private Partnerships - Five years of Bay Area UASI Tools and Templates Ocotillo
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. How to Get Your Message Across with a 2 Minute Smart Phone Video Production Pinon
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. How to Keep Your LAC from Lacking Agave
4:00 - 4:15 p.m. Break Indian Wells I J & K
 

Chapter Meetings

 
4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Southern Chapter Nopales
4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Coastal Chapter Ocotillo
4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Inland Chapter Pinon
4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Joint Chapter/Committees/State Board Meeting TBD
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Open Hospitality Suite
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Evening Activity TBD

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Service Indian Wells I J & K
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Registration Desk
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Exhibits Open Indian Wells I J & K
 

Breakout Session #3

 
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. School Emergency Planning and Preparedness Nopales
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Forgotten Step: Emergency Plan Implementation - What It Is and Why It Matters? Ocotillo
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Public Alert & Warning: Understandin the Available Mechanisms and Best Practices for Use & Coordination Pinon
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Turning your Local Hazard Mitigation Plan into Local Hazard Mitigation Action Agave
9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Break Indian Wells I J & K
 

Breakout Session #4

 
10:00 - 11:15 a.m. When You are Not the Emergency Manager: A Disaster from "The Other Side" Nopales
10:00 - 11:15 a.m. Core Competencies: Keys to Your Foundation and Future Ocotillo
10:00 - 11:15 a.m. Evacuating the Driverless Car Pinon
10:00 - 11:15 a.m. Is Your Evaluation an Epic Fail? How to Develop a Winning Team and Conduct a Successful Evaluation Agave
11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Break Indian Wells I J & K
11:30 - 1:00 p.m. Lunchon/Awards Banquet Indian Wells L & M
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Break Indian Wells I J & K
1:15 - 3:00 p.m. Keynotes: Cal OES & FEMA Indian Wells L & M
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Break & Raffle Indian Wells I J & K
 

Breakout Session #5

 
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. How Do 25,000 People Get Rescued When 911 is Overwhelmed? Nopales
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Now What? The Next Big Thing: Emergency Management and the Shape of Things to Come Ocotillo
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Technology to Maintain EOC Situational Awareness Pinon
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. What's Up with the EOC Position Credentialing Program? Agave
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Open Hospitality Suite
8:00 - 11:00 p.m. CESA Dance Party Desert Vista Ballroom

 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Service Indian Wells I J & K
7:30 - 11:30 a.m. Registration Registration Desk
 

Focus Groups

 
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Launching the Emergency Management Career Center Professional Credential Program Ocotillo
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Alert and Warning Systems Tips and Tricks Pinon
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Public Assistance Q & A Agave
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break Indian Wells I J & K
9:45 - 11:45 a.m. 2017 Disaster Year in Review Panel Indian Wells L & M
11:45 - 12:00 p.m. All Chapter Meeting & Closing Ceremonies Indian Wells L & M
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Pre Conference Training Only $125.00
Member Full Conference $649.00
Non Member Full Conference $825.00
Tuesday Only $325.00
Wednesday Only $375.00
Thursday Only $225.00
Wednesday Awards Lunch Only $75.00
Standard Exhibitor $1,750.00
Non Profit/Government Exhibitor $1,500.00
Additional Exhibitor Staff Tuesday & Wednesday $350.00
Silver Sponsor $1,500.00
Gold Sponsor $2,000.00
Platinum Sponsor $3,000.00
Parking at the hotel is $5.00 per day

Contact Information

Contact the CESA office for registration questions (805) 520-5854

Contact Beth Ramirez for sponsorship and exhibitor information: beth@cesa.net

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