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November 7, 2017 (Pre-conference Sessions - requires separate registration)

NOTE: All pre-conference sessions require a separate registration selection and are not included in the conference registration price.

 

Time

Session

Presenter

Meeting Room

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Lunch on your own 12:00-1:00 pm)

Emergency Preparedness 101 for Healthcare Facilities, Part I and II

David Wallace & Elizabeth Williams – University of South Alabama

Andaman

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

(Lunch on your own 12:00-1:00 pm)

Business Continuity Do Tank

 

Desi Matel Anderson – CEO of Global Disaster Innovation Group and “Chief Wrangler”, FIT

Kristin Stevens, MS, CEM, CBCI, ABCP – Principal, Stevens Research & Consulting, LLC

Salon A,B,C

  

November 8, 2017

 

Time

Session

Presenter

Meeting Room

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Keynote Address: Turning the Page on Healthcare Preparedness

David "Marco" Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL, FACEP – Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Population Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Assistant Chief Medical Officer for Acute Care, University of Maryland Medical Center

Salon D,E,F

9:45 am – 10:45 am

Collaborate with Colleagues

N/A

Salon D,E,F

11:00 am – 11:50 am

CMS Bootcamp: How to Conduct a Risk Assessment & Develop Emergency Plans

J. J. Jones, BS, CEM – Manager for Emergency Management and Safety, Tarrant County Hospital District/JPS Health Network

Salon D,E,F

Pediatric Surge: Planning is the Key

Donna Hovey, MPPM, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN – Director of Behavioral Management Resources, Montefiore Medical Center

Andaman

Invisible victims of Mass Tragedies – The Psychological After Effects of Survivors

Manya Chylinski – Survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

Salon A,B,C

Building a Social Media Analysis and Response Team

Christopher Tarantino, MEP CMCP, CEO – Epicenter Media & Training

Rangoon

11:50 am – 1:30 pm

Lunch & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

CMS Bootcamp: How to Develop a

Communication Plan

Jacob Seil, BS – Crisis Communications Coordinator, North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council

Jessica Dupree, MPH, CHES – Healthcare Collation Preparedness Manager, North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council

Barbara Dodge, BA-E – Director of Hospital Preparedness Programs, Center for Preparedness Education

Salon D,E,F

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Think You Know the P? Think Again.

Mary Beth Nelson, MBA, CHEC III, ASP

Emergency Preparedness Specialist, Cone Health

Andaman

Disaster Exercises Gone Wrong: When the Exercise Becomes the Disaster

Barbara Dodge, BA-E – Director of Hospital Preparedness Programs, Center for Preparedness Education

Salon A,B,C

The Lessons Learned from Oroville Dam Spillway Evacuations

Kristin Weivoda, MS, FP-C, NREMT-P – EMS Administrator, Yolo County HHSA

Kristen Kolleda, MPH – Manager of Emergency Preparedness, Rideout Health

Rangoon

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Break & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CMS Bootcamp: How to Develop Policies & Procedures

Sheran Kaplan-Hicks – Healthcare Preparedness Manager, New Mexico Department of Health, Bureau of Health Emergency Management

Salon D,E,F

Turning a Potential Liability into an Asset: Engaging Non-Critical Healthcare Staff in Continuity Planning

Susan Schmitz, MAIDP – Senior Project Director, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Lilia Lukowsky, PhD – US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC)

Andaman

Dealing with the Threats Facing Healthcare Today: Disasters, Cyber Threats, and Regulators

Alan Berman, MBCP, CBCLA, CBCV – President, DRI International

Salon A,B,C

Violence in Healthcare, Opioid Abuse, and the Changing Environment of Healthcare: Facts and Lessons

Scott Cormier, CHEP – NRP Vice President, Emergency Management, EC, & Safety, Medxcel Facilities Management

Rangoon

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Keynote Address: CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule

Ceceilia Blondioux – Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Lori Upton – Director of Regional Preparedness for Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council

Salon D,E,F

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Optional Session: Model of the Practice of Emergency Management in Healthcare Organizations Workshop

Joe Barbera, MD – Director of the Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management, George Washington University

Jonathon Gruba, B.A., M.S. Emergency Preparedness

Salon D,E,F

November 9, 2017

 

Time

Session

Presenter

Meeting Room

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

8:00 am – 8:50 am

Automating Hospital Mass Casualty Incident Response: What Matters and Why?

Paul Biddinger, MD – Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine, Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness, Massachusetts General Hospital

Salon D,E,F

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Resource Allocation in Disasters: Legal and Ethical Considerations

Tina Batra Hershey , JD, MPH – Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Salon D,E,F

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Break & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CMS Bootcamp: How to Develop a Training & Testing Program

Knox Andress, RN Designated – Regional Coordinator, Louisiana Region 7 Healthcare Preparedness Coalition

Salon D,E,F

Integrating Prevention of Violent Extremism in Public Health Activities

Denise Bulling, PhD, LIPC, CTM – Sr. Research Director, University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Andaman

It’s right under your nose: Seeing the obvious while planning

Kevin Arthur, EMT-P/T, CHEC III – Manager of Emergency Management Programs, Primary Children's Hospital

Mary Beth Nelson, BEM, CHEC III

Emergency Preparedness Specialist, Cone Health

Salon A,B,C

We’re doing what?? Regional Hospital Evacuation…Evacuating a hospital within a region to other regional facilities

Steve Baron, CHEC II, EMT-P – Region 9 Regional Hospital Coordination Center Coordinator

Ken Hebert, CHEP – Emergency Management Coordinator, Rush-Copley Medical Center

Rangoon

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

An Inside Look: Federal, State, and Healthcare Coalition Response to Hurricane Harvey

Eric Epley – Executive Director, Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC)

Lori Upton – Director of Regional Preparedness, Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council

CAPT Mick Cote – Regional Administrator, HHS ASPR R6

CAPT Amy Taylor – Regional Emergency Coordinator, DHHS/ASPR R6

Hilary Watt – Executive Director, Coastal Bend Regional Advisory Council

Keri Cain – State Hospital Preparedness Program Coordinator I Preparedness Branch, Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Section, Texas Department of State Health Services

Jeff Hoogheem – Interim Director I Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Section, Texas Department of State Health Services

Salon D,E,F

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Break & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

CMS Bootcamp: AHEPP Mentoring Program in Action

Steve Ikuta, BS, MEP – Emergency Management Program Manager

Judy Kruger, PhD

Health Scientist

Salon D,E,F

Pediatric Considerations in Hospital Emergency Management

Mary Devine, MPH – Director of Emergency Management, Boston Children’s Hospital

Andaman

Using Exercises to Measure Preparedness

Dr. Paul Biddinger, MD – Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine, Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness, Massachusetts General Hospital

Leighton Jones, BSc(hons) – Senior Manager, Emergency Preparedness Research, Evaluation & Practice (EPREP) Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Salon A,B,C

ASPR TRACIE: Here to Help You Improve Healthcare Emergency Preparedness

Shayne Brannman, MS, MA – HHS/ASPR/OEM

ASPR TRACIE Program Director

Rangoon

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Keynote Address: Future of ASPR – New Administration, New Funding, New Rules

 

Edward Gabriel, MPA, EMT-P, CEM, CBCP – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response,

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Salon D,E,F

 

 

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