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AHEPP Annual

Agenda

2023

Pre-Conference Sessions - February 27
Exhibits and Conference -
February 28 March 1, 2023
Scottsdale, AZ

February 27, 2023
8:30 - 9:00
Pre-Conference Sessions Check-in
9:00am - 4:00pm
AHEPP Professional Standard: Program Management & Governance

Presented by Kirstin Nunez, Senior Operations Manager, Emergency Management & Business Continuity at Intermountain Healthcare 
 

How to obtain and maintain true leadership support for your EM program

Presented by Phil Chaffe, Senior Operations Manager, Emergency Management & Business Continuity at Intermountain Healthcare 

The most essential end result of any sustainable emergency management program that sets the stage for viable program success over time comes through obtaining and maintaining TRUE senior leadership support.  This end result is never automatic but must be fostered by the emergency manager (EM) who truly understands their role and possesses the right foundation (i.e., education, experience and fit).  The EM must also have the correct vision (one that will work within their organizational culture).  If the EM knows and understands how to apply their knowledge, experience and vision to real life, then they possess the key and core elements that can lead to a successful program but again, contingent on TRUE senior leadership support.

AHEPP Professional Standard:
Leadership
Social Media for EM

Presented by Tobias Watson, Exercise Planner with Constant Associates

The purpose of this course is to equip emergency managers with the knowledge to build a personal and corporate/agency brand geared towards the field of emergency management and effectively communicate that to their desired audience. The focus is aimed at the people in emergency management because people connect to people, not structures. If we want to effectively communicate our work and instill trust, we need our emergency managers to be connected to the community as the face of their respective entities.

This training workshop will walk through how to build proper LinkedIn profiles to enhance visibility and professional appearance to support both the individual and company/agency.
Participants will have training segments covering:

·       LinkedIn profile development and enhancement

·       Content creation

·       Digital networking

AHEPP Professional Standard:
Communication
4:00 - 8:00
Exhibit Hall Set Up
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AHEPP Annual 
Conference
Day 1

Agenda

2023

Pre-Conference Sessions - February 27
Exhibits and Conference -February 28 March 1, 2023
Scottsdale, AZ

February 28, 2022
8:00 - 8:30
Welcome, Announcements and Introductions
8:30 - 10:00
How to Think like a Bioterrorist: What Preparedness Professionals Need to Know to Defeat Them
Presented by:
Ted Cieslak, MD
AHEPP Professional Standard: Hazard, Vulnerability, Risk Management
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:30
Break & Networking with Vendors
Collaborate with Colleagues

A Unique Networking Experience
Meet new people and learn from your peers! This session will get you energized and working toward new goals in your career and your preparedness overall. 

AHEPP Professional Standard: Communication
11:30 - 1:00
Lunch and Networking
1:00 - 2:00
Challenges in Preparing for and Responding to a Nuclear Disaster
Presented by:
Alla Shapiro, MD
AHEPP Professional Standard: Program Management

This presentation will include the talking points listed below: 

1.   Types of radiation emergencies

2.   Steps for preparedness for a potential nuclear event

3.   Basic knowledge for identifying some of the injuries related to a particular radiation accident

4.   First steps in responding to a radiation injury.  Chernobyl failures.

5.   Importance of communication and transparency during the disaster.

6.   Attention to special populations

7.   Awareness of Medical Countermeasures (MCM) stockpile and dispensing of required medication

2:00 - 2:30
Break & Networking with Vendors
2:30 - 3:20
The Monsoon Funnel - a flood even your preparedness coordinator couldn't come up with
Presented by: Kevin Arthur & Rebekah Reynosa
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Response Operations
The Start is the Hardest Part: Creating Engaging Exercises to Reenergize Your Incident Command Team (Train the Trainer) 
Presented by:

Jenny Schmitz, MA, MEP 

Elaina Huffman, MPS 

AHEPP Professional Standard:
Exercise Design & Execution
Critical Supply Chain Shortages and Disruptions in a Changing World - Emergency Preparedness Leadership Approach 
Presented by:

Jenny Schmitz, MA, MEP 

Elaina Huffman, MPS 

AHEPP Professional Standard:
Supply Chain Continuity
3:20 - 3:50
Break & Networking with Vendors
3:50 - 4:40
Don't wait for the perfect exercise: A Nursing Home's preparedness journey 
Presented by: Perry Watson, Director of Maintenance & Tobias Watson, Exercise Planner
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Response Operations
Building a Successful Code Captain Program 

Presented by: Andrew Moull, MA

AHEPP Professional Standard:
Coordination with Stakeholders
RITN and Resources: What You Need to Know
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Hazard, Vulnerability, Risk Management
4:45 - 6:00
Collaborate with Colleagues

A Networking Event
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Response Operations
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AHEPP Annual 
Conference
Day 2

Agenda

2023

Pre-Conference Sessions - February 27
Exhibits and Conference -February 28 March 1, 2023
Scottsdale, AZ

March 1, 2023
8:00 - 8:30
Welcome, Announcements and Introductions
8:30 - 9:30
Colorado's Epic Marshall Fire: Managing the Chaos & Being OK with Being Uncomfortable

Presented by:

Michelle Deland, MA, CO-CEM, MEP, Executive Director, North Central Region Healthcare Coalition

Chris Mailliard, Emergency Manager, Centura Health

9:30 - 10:00
Break
10:00 - 10:50
The Healthcare Emergency Manager's Guide to Being Noticed
Presented by: Greg Santa Maria, DHSc, MA, NR-P, CHEP 
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Leadership
Buffalo Strong; Response and Recovery to an Active Shooter
Presented by: Kyra Crepin, MS, CEM-MN 
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Response Operations
MCI Target Capabilities Drives Improvement Plans
Presented by: Deborah Teske, MS, CEM, CHPCP 
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Exercise Design & Execution
11:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 1:30
Cybersecurity & Cascading Events

In this presentation we will learn from the FBI cyber program leaders about the criminal and national security cyber threats they are investigating on a global, national and regional level. We will discuss how best to work with the FBI and other government agencies, prior, during and post cyber incident. We will also learn what hospitals and healthcare systems on a national level are saying to their trusted AHA cyber advisor about their biggest cybersecurity threats challenges.

AHEPP Professional Standard:   Program Management & Governance
Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 2:00
Prizes and Final Announcements
2:00 - 2:15
2:15 - 3:05
3:15 - 4:15
Break
Determining Hospital Supply Needs and Likely Usage during an Incident 
Presented by: Rachel Lehman & ASPR TRACIE TEAM 
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Supply Chain Continuity
Five Years of Disasters in Eighteen Hours 
Presented by: Donald Denson II, MS, BSEM, BS, CHSP, CHEP  
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Response Operations
Business Continuity: BIA Reset 
Presented by: Kirsten Nunez 
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Strategic Planning
Anti-Vaccination Demonstration Response at Brigham and Women's Hospital 
Presented by:

Sarah Tsay,
MPH, DrPH-c 

Robert Munroe

AHEPP Professional Standard:
Response Operations
The Mount Sinai Health System’s Transition from a Network-Level Incident Management Team (IMT) to an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Structure 
Presented by:  Al Villacara and Angelo Belfiore 
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Program Management & Governance
Title Coming Soon

Awaiting Speaker Confirmation
AHEPP Professional Standard:
Response Operations

Conference registration includes breakfast and lunch on February 28 & March 1, 2023.