Conference Agenda
 

 

                                                    NEMA 2001 Annual Conference
                                                              September 8 - 12, 2001
                                                                  Big Sky Resort
                                                                Big Sky, Montana
                                                

                                                       Agenda as of 8/15/01


 

Friday, September 7 

8:00 am - 8:30 am

New Directors Breakfast                                                   (for workshop participants)

8:30 am - 5:00 pm  NEMA New Directors Workshop
8:30 am - 2 pm EMAP Interim Commission Meeting
9:30 am - 2 pm EMAC Training (Pre-Registration required)
5:00 pm  - 7:00 pm Exhibitor set-up
Saturday, September 8
7:30 am - 8:15 am Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 International Committee
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Conference Registration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibition 
8:30 am - 10:30 am NEMA New Directors Workshop 
8:30 am - 10:30 am EMAC Operations Subcommittee Meeting
8:30 am  - 10:30 am Private Sector Committee Meeting
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Response and Recovery Committee Meeting 
10:00 am - 10:30 am  Break
11:30 am  - 1:30 pm

Buffet Luncheon 

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Terrorism Committee Meeting
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PT&E Committee Metting

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 

Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

EMAC Committee Meeting
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Exhibits Reception
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open

Sunday, September 9

7:30 am - 8:15 am Continental Breakfast 

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Conference Registration Open
8:00am - 5:00 pm Exhibition
8:30 am - 10:30 am  Mitigation Committee Meeting
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Legislative Committee Meeting
10:45 am - 12:45 pm Legal Counsel Committee Meeting
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Buffet Luncheon
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Past Presidents Working Lunch

 

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Break
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

NEMA Board of Directors Meeting

5:00 pm All committee reports and position papers due to NEMA staff
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Exhibitor Tear - Down
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open

Monday, September 10

7:30 am - 8:15 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Conference Registration Open
9 am - 12 noon Legal Counsel Committee Meeting
8:30 am - 9:00 am

Opening Conference General Session                   Welcome                                                                      Call to Order                                                                           Pledge of Allegiance                                                     Roll Call of                                            States                                                                     Welcome                                                                         The Honorable Karl Ohs, Lt. Governor, State of Montana

 

9:00 am -      9:15 am

 

Reports by NEMA Officers

 

9:15 am - 10:00 am

 

Committee Reports                                                   NEMA Committee Chairs

10:00 am  - 10:15 am Break 
10:15 am - 10:30 am NEMA Legislative Report
10:30 am - 11:00 am Emergency Management Accreditation Program    (EMAP)                                                                           Ed Buikema, EMAP Interim Commission Chair
11:00 am  - 11:15 am

NGA Update                                                            Nolan Jones, National Governors' Association (invited)

11:15 am - 12:15 pm Emergency Management in the 19th Century - a Montana Historical Perspective                                                    Hal Stearns, Montana 
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Luncheon 
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm FEMA Director'sRemarks                                                                                                      Mr. Joseph Allbaugh, Director (invited) Federal Emergency Management Agency 

 

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

 

National Weather Service Issues                                   General Jack Kelly, Administrator (invited)                    National Weather Service

 

2:20 pm - 2:45 pm

 

Break

2:45 pm - 3:15pm Dealing with Long Term Drought-- The Florida Strategy:  Craig Fugate, Interim Director Florida Division of Emergency Management

 

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Lessons Learned from the Niqually Earthquake                   Glen Woodbury, Director,Washington State Emergency Management Agency

5:00 pm Bus departs for NEMA President's Reception
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm NEMA President's Reception
6:45 pm Bus departs for Big Sky Resort
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite

Tuesday, September 11

 

7:30 am - 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 3:00 pm Conference Registration Open
8:30 am - 11:45 am Conference General Session Continues
8:30 am - 9:00 am

Technology and Other Assistance for Emergency Management                                                                D'Arcy Morgan and Pete Nacci,                             National Institute of Justice

 

 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Domestic Preparedness Session                                 Panelists Respresenting:                                                Office of Justice Programs:  Andy Mitchell, Deputy Director, Office of State and Local Domestic Preparedness Support                                                                    Department of Defense:  Bob Newberry, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, special Operations Low Intensity Conflict                                                                   Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office:  Nancy Wong, Senior Executive Program Manager for Industry Outreach, US Dept. of Commerce                                              American Medical Association:  Scott Deitchman, MD MPH, Office of the Deputy Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health/CDC

 

 11:00 am  -  11:15 am

Break

 11:15 am  - 12:15 pm

The Nation's Energy Shortage:  Bill Pascoe, Montana Power Company,

Dr. Paula Scalingi, Director, Office of Critical Infrasructure Protection, US Department of Energy, Frank Goodman, Electric Power Research Institute                                                                   

                                                   

 12:15 pm  -  1:15 pm

Luncheon

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Foreign Animal Disease:  Clifford Oliver, Director, Office of Crisis Planning and Management, US Department of Agriculture,

Dr. Paul Willliams, DVM Georgia Emergency Management Agency

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm -3:00 pm

Planning for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics:       Scott Behunin, Rick Williams, Ron Mosher, Utah Emergency Management

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm

Indian Tribal Issues:                                                   Robert Holden, National IndianCongress 

 

6:00 pm  - 7:00 pm

Reception Hour

 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

NEMA State Dinner

 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Hospitality Suite

Wednesday, September 12
7:30 am  - 8:15 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am -12:00 pm Conference Closing Session                                           Call to Order                                                                 Roll Call of States                                                              Final Committee Reports&Voting                                   Officer Elections                                                         Awards                                                                        Gavel Exchange                                                          President's Address

 Adjourn