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2013: Putting Worlds Back Together

Utah Valley University and The Institute of Emergency Services and Homeland Security

Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM (MDT)

2013: Putting Worlds Back Together

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular Admission
Admission for all 3 days of the conference.
Ended $200.00 $11.99
Law Enforcement Officers - Training Day
Admission for Law Enforcement Officers seeking training hours on April 12, 2013.
Ended $100.00 $6.49

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Event Details

The annual Emergency Services and Disaster Conference presented by Utah Valley University and the Institute of Emergency Services and Homeland Security will take place on April 11-13, 2013 at the Provo Marriot, Provo, Utah. The conference theme for 2013 is "Putting Worlds Back Together." 

This conference provides an opportunity for professionals to gain 20 hours of in-service training and education toward their re-certifications. Students have the opportunity to earn 3 credits at UVU from attendance and enrollment in ESMG 489R.

We are pleased to announce the keynotes:

Keith E. Clement, Ph.D.

Dr Keith Clement is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology at California State University, Fresno. His research includes a criminal justice policy analysis and thepatterns of diffusion of innovative state sentencing laws, the psychology of risk and behavior in border security, political psychology of border security and related issues, and the utilization of crime mapping and analysis among California law enforcement agencies.

Rabbi Alvin Kass, Ph.D.

Rabbi Dr. Alvin Kass is the Chief Chaplain of the New York City Police Department and is the most tenured chaplain of the NYPD. He earned a Ph.D. in History and Philosophical Foundations of Education from New York University. Besides graduating Summa Cum Laude and being the Class Salutorian of his undergraduate class at Columbia, he was also a Quackenbush Foundation Scholar and a Harry J. Carman and National Woodrow Wilson Fellow.

Rabbi Dr. Kass will be accompanied by Sgt. Brian Reilly, a 28 year veteran of NYPD and the NYPD Chaplains Unit's commanding officer.

Virgil Henry Storr, Ph.D.

Dr. Virgil Storr is a Senior Research Fellow and the Director of Graduate Student Programs at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University. He is also a Research Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and the Don C. Lavoie Research Fellow in the F.A. Hayek Program in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at George Mason University.


  Conference Agenda  
0800 Registration
0830 Dean Dornan - Welcome + Remarks
0900 Keith Clement - Emergency Management Education: The California Model
1000 Break
1030 Jeff Nielson, Adam Wilson, Natalie Bankhead, Betty Stoneman - Code of Ethics Panel Discussion: Philosophical Insights on Police, Fire and EMS Values
1130 Lunch - On Your Own
1300 G. Michael Averett - The Great Teacher: How Lessons Learned Prepare for Future Events
1400 Emily May - "Responsible Woman:" Embodied Expressions of the Humanitarian Efforts of Women
1415 Andy Byrnes - Catastrophic Large Scale Releases of Condensed Liquefied Gasses
1515 Break
1530 Francine Jensen - From Accident Scene to the ER: An RN Perspective on the Collaborative Efforts of Responders
1630 Trisha Nash - Critical Incidence Stress Debriefing following shooting in "safe" places
1730 Close
0800 Ken Crook - Law Enforcement Encounters with Terrorism
0900 Dennis Nolan - Surviving with the Political Sharks
1000 Break
1030 Rabbi Kass & Sgt Reilly - Police Chaplaincy: 9/11 New York City and Beyond
1130  Lunch - Catered
1300 Virgil Storr - Economic Resilience: Discoveries from Post-Katrina, New Orleans
1400 Jeffery Maxfield - Reflective Learning: Andragogical Principles and the Emergency Services
1500 Break
1530 Rodger Broomé - Third-Force Foundations on Public Safety Leadership
1630 Eric Russell - Servant Leadership in the Emergency Services
1730 Close
0800 Shawn Peppers - Judicious Detachment: An Affordable Homeland Security Model?
0900 Julie & Christopher Bowman - Distributed Data Fusion and Disaster Recovery
1000 Josh Told, Zach Lyman, Rodger Broomé - Mind-Body Integrated Fire Skills Acquisition
1100 Close

When & Where

Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
101 West 100 North
Provo, UT 84601

Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM (MDT)

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