2017 EM Conference

Please see the conference program below for links to conference presentations.  If the title does not have a hyperlink we do not have access to that presentation.


Conference Photos:  DHSEM has posted photos from the conference and the CEMA awards on their flickr account at: https://flic.kr/s/aHskVLHF6e



Tuesday, February 28, 2017

10:00 - 10:30
Welcome and Opening Ceremonies
Honor Guard - Pikes Peak Region Multiagency
National Anthem
Acting FEMA Region VIII Administrator Nancy Dragani
Honorable Mayor Suthers
CEMA President Mike Chard, DHSEM Director Kevin Klein, DEM Director Marilyn Gally
10:30 – 11:30
Colorado Grand Ballroom
11:30 – 12:30
LUNCH
Colorado Grand Ballroom

EARTH
Pikes Peak I & II
AIR
Pikes Peak III & IV
FIRE
Gold Camp Room
WATER
Centennial Room
12:30 – 1:30

How to Prepare for Everything
(Aaron Titus, Crisis Cleanup)





1:30-
1:45
15 MINUTE PASSING BREAK
1:45 – 2:45




Children Separated by Disasters: Reunification Challenges & Resources
(Sharon Hawa, Nat’l Center for Missing and Exploited Children)


Want to be Superhuman? Manage your next emergency with these superpowers!
(Ryan Fields, Aurora Fire Dept.)
2:45-
3:15
30 MINUTE BREAK - Refreshments in Vendor Area
3:15 - 4:15






Countering Violent Extremism: Why and How it Fits into Emergency Management  
(U.S. Attorney’s Office, CO)
4:15 - 4:30
15 MINUTE PASSING BREAK
4:30 - 5:30





The Secret to a Successful Functional Exercise: a Robust SimCell
(Marcus Deyerin, King County OEM)


5:30 – 7:30
Vendor Sponsored Reception
Foothills
Heavy Hors d'oeurves provided by CEMA

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

8:30 – 10:00
Opening Keynote – John-Michael Keys and Stacy Avila
Colorado Grand Ballroom
10:00 – 10:30
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






11:30 -12:30
LUNCH - DHSEM Awards - Colorado Grand Ballroom
12:30-
1:30






1:30– 1:45
15 MINUTE PASSING BREAK
1:45 – 2:45



Challenges to AFN Sheltering  
(Jim Olsen, Littleton Fire + 2 from Arapahoe OEM or ARC)



Aurora Theater Shooting
(Panel from Aurora)
2:45 – 3:15
30 MINUTE BREAK - Refreshments in the Vendor Area

3:15 – 4:15





Radicalization, Ideology, and Terrorism in the Middle East  
(CIAC)
4:15– 4:30
15 MINUTE PASSING BREAK

4:30 – 6:30
CEMA Annual Meeting – Colorado Grand Ballroom
6:30-
7:30
Buffet Dinner and CEMA Awards - Colorado Grand Ballroom
7:30
EM Conference Social Event – Summit Ballroom  


Thursday, March 2, 2017

EARTH
Pikes Peak I & II
AIR
Pikes Peak III & IV
FIRE
Gold Camp Room
WATER
Centennial Room
8:30 -
9:30
Opening Keynote – Avish Parashar
Colorado Grand Ballroom
9:30 – 10:00
30 MINUTE BREAK - Refreshments in Vendor Area
10:00-
11:00






11:00-
12:00
LUNCH
Closing Ceremony (11:30)
Colorado Grand Ballroom