2011 Colorado Annual EM Conference - Preview

2011 Colorado’s Annual Emergency Management Conference
“Situational Awareness: Managing through an Emergency”

March 1 – 3, 2011
Note: Agenda begins at 10:00 a.m Tuesday March 1 and ends Thursday March 3
Conference Costs: $150.00

Embassy Suites Loveland Hotel and Conference Center
4705 Clydesdale Parkway
Loveland, CO 80538
(970) 593-6200

Tuesday March 1 and Wednesday March 2 presentations:

Managing Situational Awareness during an actual emergency, presented by Boulder County
Social Media – Situational Awareness
Information Sharing – Joint Information System
Managing Special/Functional Needs through an emergency
Agency with Jurisdiction
Managing Logistics – Resource Ordering and Management
EOC setup – Brainstorming Session
Navigation through WebEOC, during an emergency
Navigation through EMSystems by CDPHE
211 and how it worked during the Four Mile Fire in Boulder County
National Weather Service - utilizing weather related tools
Maximizing Effective Response Capacity by Minimizing Distraction
Engaging Schools in Emergency Management
Effective Use of HAM Volunteers in the EOC
Area Command
"Why Some Folks Survive Disasters and Others are Victims"
Mitigation Topics to be announced 
Recovery Topics to be announced

Thursday March 3 - Choice of:

a.) COVOAD conference
b.) Legal Issues workshop

This is just a preliminary "heads up" as many of the particulars, the registration site and further details are being hammered out.  We are getting excited about it, though, and couldn't help sharing!  Keep tuned here on www.coemergency.com and www.cemacolorado.com for more info as it becomes available.  

For any additional questions regarding the conference, contact Cindy Vonfeldt at cindy.vonfeldt@state.co.us