ACP November 2014 Tabletop Exercise

Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) - First State Chapter (Delaware)

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

New Castle, DE

ACP November 2014 Tabletop Exercise

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What are the steps to create an emergency response plan, and how would you utilize this plan?

Here is an outline - 4 hour Tabletop will review 1 or 2 threats

Our Small Town Story 

Tell a story about the town that is the basis for all the scenarios 

  1. Highlight the Town
    1. Illustration with the 9 sites
    2. Illustration with the 4 threats
  2. Highlight the 9 Sites
    1. Hospital - a major medical facility with critical care emergency services and a helicopter
    2. Refinery - oil, gasoline, and natural gas are refined, and distributed via railroad & trucks
    3. University - large community of students and on campus dormitories in a city location
    4. Small town private school - K-8 aged young student within a small town setting
    5. Police Station - concerned with security, and responding to highway incidents
    6. Fire Station - first responders to fire, highway accidents, and health-related incidents
    7. Government - services to support in times of disaster including homeland security
    8. Farmer - working farms in the countryside providing food to the community
    9. Homeowner - families living & commuting within 25 miles of the nearest city
  3. Threats
    1. Natural - Tornado and impact on infrastructure including a bridge and highway
    2. Man-made - Cyber attack on the power grid and impact on electrical service
    3. Natural - Tsunami and impact of flooding including damage to facilities and businesses
    4. Man-made - Accidental explosion at the refinery and impact on safety due to fire
  4. Activities
    1. Threat overview - A brief overview of the threat with a large photo
    2. News Story - Describe an actual disaster for the individual threats 1 at a time
    3. Video - present a short movie to see and hear about the incident to gather context
    4. Team building - Form 9 teams of 2 members each and assign each their role
    5. Activity - distribute activity sheets for the threat, and assign a team lead and scribe
    6. Discussion - Facilitate a conversation with each team about the scenario
    7. Strategy - Determine the best strategy to plan and recover from the scenario

Have questions about ACP November 2014 Tabletop Exercise? Contact Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) - First State Chapter (Delaware)

When & Where

Wilmington University
31 Reads Way
Wilson Graduate Center
New Castle, DE 19720

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

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Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) - First State Chapter (Delaware)

Welcome to the First State Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP).  ACP is a professional organization that provides a forum for the exchange of experiences and information for business continuity leaders throughout a network of local Chapters.  The First State Chapter serves all three counties within the state of Delaware.  Meetings are held in various locations throughout the state and occur on the second Tuesday of every other month.  We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

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